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Harpenden Public Halls

Harpenden Hall Southdown Road, Harpenden AL5 1TE, England
+44 1582 767525
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Over the years I have attended many events here; films, live music, vintage sales, model railway... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MichaelJohnMichael
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Harpenden
Large Hall for performances and events.

Excellent location 3 minutes from Harpenden Station. Hosts regular local event check website... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
namenia
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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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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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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 3 weeks ago

Over the years I have attended many events here; films, live music, vintage sales, model railway exhibitions, etc. The seating is not really that comfortable but doable. However, in the last few years there has been a trend to standing only gigs (obviously to sell...More

2  Thank MichaelJohnMichael
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Excellent location 3 minutes from Harpenden Station. Hosts regular local event check website. Recommend.

Thank namenia
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Seating is not the most comfortable I have been in. Confiscating bottles of water at the door and then being able to purchase bottles of water inside the door appears to be a RIP OFF.

1  Thank ednkay
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

First time visit to the Public Halls for a Blues Festival. Running for 8 hours it needed good planning and a good venue to be successful. The Hall is easy to find just down from rail station and venue was fine. Nice staff. - only...More

1  Thank Phil T
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Went to watch From The Jam last month at the Harpenden Halls. There was enough room to move around and 2 places to buy your drinks from. An enjoyable evening and would go and watch an event there again.

Thank Strummer1966
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

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

Thank michelle B
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Reviewed 28 December 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 12 November 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

Thank Bellylou
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Reviewed 3 October 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 23 September 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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