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York Barbican

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Address: York Barbican Centre Paragon Street, York YO10 4NT, England
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+44 844 854 2757
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US$16.50*
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Great Venue

This was my second visit to the Barbican, the first being a few years ago to see Morrissey. I can't remember a great deal about that particular evening but this visit was to see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Skeletonjack
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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic night. Lovely little venue but the security staff let the venue down big time. Beware of taking photos and videos even without the flash on your device as security staff will stop you and even threaten to remove devices from people or remove people from venue or remove act from stage.

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Thank Sandra P
Gristhorpe
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue went for first time to see catherine Tate we will be back , easy parking close to city centre.

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Thank J6825FUmarley
Durham, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second visit to the Barbican, the first being a few years ago to see Morrissey. I can't remember a great deal about that particular evening but this visit was to see Ricky Gervais and as I was sober as a judge I remember it all perfectly! Very impressed with the venue, which manages to look fairly large... More 

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Snaith, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visit the Barbican on a regular basis. When here for any music concerts the sound system is very good. Also enjoy watching the snooker here. The whole place is clean and tidy and all the staff friendly, helpful and courteous at all times.

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Thank 330Sandra1318
England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic venue with no obstructed views. Don't take any of your own food or drink as we had ours confiscated on entry to the venue. The staff were friendly and very helpful.

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1 Thank Adam C
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really lovely theatre, the seating is perfect for a relatively small stage, great view. Went for a stand up show (Ricky Gervais - sold out) I drove down, tip for drivers, get down EARLY for the official Barbican car park. Not many spaces for a sold out show. And prepare for a long old wait to leave the car... More 

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Thank Emily W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ricky Gervais last night. No bad seats you can see from anywhere, big comfortable seats. Park 10 mins walk away in fulford rd, lots of free and safe side streets. Long queues for the bar - go to Wetherspoon across the road. Down side was the large amount my of people that get up for toilet breaks and drinks mid... More 

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1 Thank Motley2112
saltburn by the sea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Lovely size not too big so feels cosey. Was hot when entered and got sat down but ok when air conditioning came on. Our seats good but not a lot of leg room for others.lifts so easy access.

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1 Thank vampira22
Skegness, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Came to see Mike and The Mechanics at this super venue, my second visit here and had a great experience both times. One slight criticism about the temporary seating at the front which are a little unsteady and wobble very easily.

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Thank Jon M
Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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916 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I was very impressed by the seating and acoustics at this venue. Even though it's a typical 1960's auditorium, the seats are tiered in such a way that a clear view of the stage is available everywhere. No straining to see over the people in front. I'd also like to give credit to the blonde haired lady steward in the... More 

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