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Harpenden Public Halls

Harpenden Hall Southdown Road, Harpenden AL5 1TE, England
+44 1582 767525
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good night out

Attended the venue to see From the Jam. A great atmosphere and really enjoyable show. The venue is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michelle B
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Greater London, United Kingdom
great

pantomimes and everything is cool it has a bar and l do like it not in use often and has a big room... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2017
Winston M
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Harpenden's best entertainment venue! Showcasing the latest musicians, films, comedy and theatre.Full bar, catering facilities and technical service available; please contact us for more information. Extended opening hours vary depending on events happening within the venue. General office hours are noted above. Disabled access throughout the building, including a wide-fit disabled toilet situated in the foyer fitted with a radar lock.
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  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“acoustics” (4 reviews)
“bands” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Harpenden Hall Southdown Road, Harpenden AL5 1TE, England
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+44 1582 767525
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended the venue to see From the Jam. A great atmosphere and really enjoyable show. The venue is easily to find, but not much parking, so residential streets nearby get used. Door staff to check tickets and bags, fairly standard. A serving area for the...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

pantomimes and everything is cool it has a bar and l do like it not in use often and has a big room called a southdown room that can be hired

Thank Winston M
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Came here for a gig on a Friday night. We were greeted by really friendly staff who couldn’t be more helpful if they tried. They recommended local food outlets (the venue itself has a bar which also serves coffee and tea) and even offered to...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

The location is suitable for all as it is central & near bus stops. There are toilets a bar & if you arrive too early the shops are near by. Staff are friendly & the cost of the shows or films are very competitive.

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

Sure the building needs updating as both the toilets and bar are pretty basic. The seats are not the most comfortable either but what do you expect in such an old premises that I understand is pencilled in to be replaced by a new arts...More

Thank Andrew H
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Reviewed May 20, 2017

Lovely smallish venue situated a few minutes walk from the station in central Harpenden. We had a very friendly welcome , the staff very polite , No queue at the bar , great view from the flat floor .Whoever does the booking of acts does...More

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Harpenden-Halls, Manager at Harpenden Public Halls, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Hi Matthew, Thanks for the great review, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit, your comments will be passed on to the General Manager who does the programming. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed April 30, 2017

My friend was in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. The Halls were clean and tidy. The staff were friendly and attentive. An excellent venue.

Thank Patricia D
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Harpenden-Halls, Public Relations Manager at Harpenden Public Halls, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Hi Patricia, Thank you for your excellent review, it is always good to hear that our staff members are doing a good job, we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed April 3, 2017

This venue puts on great shows from well known entertainers, local film groups and the highly entertaining local musical society. But the seats are uncomfortable, the toilets dated and the bar basic. Only the rear 6/8 seat rows are raked and sound quality depends on...More

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Harpenden-Halls, Public Relations Manager at Harpenden Public Halls, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Hi Renardmeister, Thank you ever so much for your honest review, it is wonderful to hear that our efforts are appreciated. We also look forward to moving over to the new arts and culture centre in the next few years and hope to see you...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2017

first time visiting this venue. acoustics were good in the hall and a decent size for a show, however considering its location it does need to be updated décor wise. Friendly staff.More

Thank butterfly40_10
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Harpenden-Halls, Public Relations Manager at Harpenden Public Halls, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Hi butterfly40_10, Thank you for your review, it is always good to hear that our hard working staff members are appreciated. We are sorry that you feel the decor needs updating, we do try our best to keep it as modern as possible with a...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2016

This venue is always good for a show, however the seats can be a little uncomfortable and the decor is very dated.

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