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The Old Market

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Great Theater Venue with nice bar area...

Saw Jinx Monsoon here...great venue...not too large. Able to see performers from all seating! Have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ManAboutTown67
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Everything to like.

Great place - first time here - for the Brighton Beach Boys. Good sized stage and the auditorium... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SussexBloke
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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“intimate gig”(3 reviews)
“small theatre”(3 reviews)
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Welcome to The Old Market, Hove's independent, high quality live theatre and venue. In Brighton & Hove, The Old Market (or, as we like to call it, TOM) is the best place to see a show. Our diverse programme includes live music, great theatre and...more
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Upper Market St, Hove BN3 1AS, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw Jinx Monsoon here...great venue...not too large. Able to see performers from all seating! Have been here many times for shows...Bar has a nice selection of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks and free water too! Don't get here too early though, as house is not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place - first time here - for the Brighton Beach Boys. Good sized stage and the auditorium is perfectly raked so you can easily see above heads and get a great view of the stage. I liked the bar area - especially the thoughtfully...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SussexBloke
TheOldMarket, Manager at The Old Market, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review, and glad you had a great first visit. Hopefully it's not the last visit and we'll see you again soon! - Mark, Team TOM

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Great little venue hidden down a side street. Good bar on entry leads to the main hall, which also had a bar. No Guinness, although there was an alternative. Plenty of draught lager and one draft IPA. Bottled ales, included Doombar. This was a standing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Darryl S
TheOldMarket, Owner at The Old Market, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Hi Darryl, Thank you for the kind words, glad you had a great night! And we agree, parking can be super tricky around here, but hopefully it didn't ruin the night for you. Hope to see you again soon. Mark - Team TOM

Reviewed 28 October 2018

We travelled up from Southampton for 'Old Stock' We had no idea what expect regarding the theatre or the show, but were delighted with our experience. The staff were friendly and the bar area very nice for a drink before and after the show. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TheOldMarket, Owner at The Old Market, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review, and for making the trip (that's a fair old distance to come!) I'm delighted you had a great experience and enjoyed the show. I'll pass on your kind words to the team here. Again, thank you for...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

We came to the Old Market to see Glasvegas, who didn’t disappoint! And nor did the venue. I’d had a back operation so couldn’t stand but the staff looked after me so well. Nothing was too much trouble. Wouldn’t hesitate to come here again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Louise G
TheOldMarket, Manager at The Old Market, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Hi Louise, Thank you so much for the kind words! Glad to hear you had a great time, we can't wait to see you again soon. Mark - Team TOM PS - Glasvegas were AMAZING!

Reviewed 13 October 2018

Been here a couple of times t see bands and the acoustics are great, the feeling cosy and prices for entry always very good. I know lots more goes on here other than music but have only gigs to review.More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Matthew P
TheOldMarket, Owner at The Old Market, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hi Matthew, Thank you for the lovely review, glad you've always had a good time at our gigs! We have all sorts going on including theatre, dance, film, comedy, tech and more - be great to see you again soon. Kind regards, Mark - Team...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Very homey feel to this great venue with a marvellous bar.I've never failed to have a good night out here!

Date of experience: October 2018
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TheOldMarket, Owner at The Old Market, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We look forward to seeing you again soon - Mark, Team TOM

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Super close to my house but would still be brilliant even if I had to travel there. Has a fantastic selection of events at reasonable prices plus friendly bar and comfortable seats.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alisonm721
TheOldMarket, Owner at The Old Market, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you Alison, such kind words! Hope to see you again soon! - Mark, Team TOM

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here to see one of my favourite band secret affair. Lovely big hall so when full it wasn’t crowded just nice not all bunched up. There was a small bar in the hall and one near the entrance. Some staff didn’t really know what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark D
TheOldMarket, Owner at The Old Market, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Hi Mark, Many thanks for your review, I'm glad you had a great evening with us! Thank you for your comments regarding the bar, we will investigate that further. As you mentioned, as we're in a residential area, we have some restrictions when it comes...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

At the cinema at The Old Market. Fabulous film. Convivial Bar. Friendly ambience. Interesting programme of art events. Good Hove location.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jillianarb
TheOldMarket, Manager at The Old Market, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi Jilliana, Thank you so much for the lovely review, I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed the film and the venue. Hopefully we'll be able to see you again soon! Mark - Team TOM

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Response from TheOldMarket | Property representative |
Hello, There's one on North Street which is about a 15 minute walk away. Thanks, Rina
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Response from Ruth H | Reviewed this property |
The only gig advertised for the Easter weekend is Standby For Tape Back Up which is a show and tell performance using found video footage to extract a life story.
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