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“Nice Venue”

Square Chapel Arts Centre
Ranked #20 of 35 things to do in Halifax
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Square Chapel Arts Centre is a thriving arts venue based in Halifax, West Yorkshire. A home to grow talent, ambition and to give people a platform to be creative. Built in 1772 and converted from a derelict ruin in 1988 it has a flexible theatre auditorium and quirky bar. Undergoing a capital redevelopment to extend the current building with a new theatre/cinema space.
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nice Venue”
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Been to a few shows here. Great for live music. Sound very good.

Staff seem friendly enough and a nice bar area for pre-show and intervals.

Visited May 2014
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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“North Sea Gas folk group”
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Fabulous venue run by a band of volunteers who were so enthusiastic and welcoming. The history of The Square Chapel is really interesting and worth reading in the entrance area. There was a bar during the interval as well as tea, coffee and ice cream being available and the beer was very reasonably priced my partner tells me!

Visited March 2014
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Good place for the arts”
Reviewed 29 November 2013

There are a regular shows here throughout the year ranging from live theatre to music and other arts events. There are plans for a major refurbishment to link the square chapel to the piece hall and create a new arts quarter for Halifax which will be an exciting development. At present it is a very friendly small theatre with an excellent programme of events throughout the year and also excellent value. There is a bar for pre and intermission drinks

Visited September 2013
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Thank Lorri855
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Halifax
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110 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Former Chapel - now an Art and Music venue”
Reviewed 11 October 2013

This 18th Century brick-built former Congregational Church chapel is the only remaining square chapel in the country. After laying dormant and empty for many years, it was refurbished and is now a vibrant and well-used centre for entertainment and the arts. It is so good to see this lovely old building flourishing once again. Highly recommended.

Visited December 2012
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Yorkshire
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112 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“A must for all lovers of the arts”
Reviewed 29 May 2013

This place has everything for people who love performing arts. Become a volunteer or donor too.... From comedy to serious plays.

Visited May 2013
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