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Address: 152 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 7SF, England
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Keeping live music, Alive!

Been going to the Witchwood for some 25 years now, since the times of both Pauline and Woody. When across the country many live gig venues have closed down. It is good to see... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Been going to the Witchwood for some 25 years now, since the times of both Pauline and Woody. When across the country many live gig venues have closed down. It is good to see this iconic venue is still alive and kicking, or should that be rocking! Keeping live music, Alive! It is an important local community pub and live... More 

Thank BikerSteve1
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great mixture of music Drinks are well priced Space to dance drink and talk Friday night here is a must Small venue but great venue

Thank Jake H
lancashire england
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Staff friendly, nice little venue. Booked tickets online and picked up at the venue with no problems.Will definitely try and catch another gig here in the not too distant future

Thank stafford80
Manchester, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely weekend event for Mouse. Fantastic night of Ska bands with just enough room for dancing with the great turnout. Including a really nice singer song writer. A great tribute event.

Thank Jamojam55
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Love the band love the venue never failed to have a good night here small intimate gigs are how it should be up close and personal brilliant 🤘🏻

Thank Allan W
Kinver, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Working in Ashton I came across the Witchwood, I was made very welcome by both staff and regulars. A good selection of regular and guest real ales, reasonably priced. Great jukebox, pool table and music venue..... Now my regular

Thank SoundsImpossible
Manchester, United Kingdom
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1,057 reviews
674 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

If you want a drink whilst listening to some good music this is and has always been to venue in Ashton. Still going after many years. Car park right next to the pub.

1 Thank CorneliusfudgeGM
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45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This is a gem in the middle of....well ashton. Great little rock bar catering for quiet drinks in the front and full on rock outs in the live section at the back. Always a good night, the little i remember of them.

Thank Drink_chaser
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Great place as have great bands plenty of room to rock or drink or stand and take in the massive sounds we saw BONGYOVY would give me great pleasure in giving a bug thumbs up on this event. Drink prices and door prices at a cost affordable to all. Venue also offers great atmosphere!!

Thank siobhan g
Manchester, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The Witchwood has a long reputation for live bands and music. Mainly tribute bands on a regular basis but all pretty good. Also check out new up and coming bands and those reforming to make a few quid before retiring. Good beers and Atmosphere.

Thank Nick E

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