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O2 Academy

37-43 Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PN, England
+44 114 253 7777
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The vamps

Absolutely shocking venue. Took my 12 year old daughter to see the vamps. Never come across such... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rachael b
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield Gin Festival

Absolutely rubbish the staff had no idea how to make a gin with the products they had. The dj was... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
LoubyLou221
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Academy Music Group was delighted to acquire a prime City Centre location and a landmark building. It opened on Friday 11th April 2008, with a sell-out gig from local heroes Reverend and The Makers and an after-party courtesy of Jarvis Cocker. The £3.5m development includes a large auditorium with a capacity of 2,350 and a secondary smaller room, emulating the success of its multi-room format at other AMG venues across the country, to hold 500.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good21%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible20%
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“great venue” (13 reviews)
“main room” (4 reviews)
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37-43 Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PN, England
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+44 114 253 7777
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely shocking venue. Took my 12 year old daughter to see the vamps. Never come across such rude, ignorant arrogant security staff in my life. Just what you want stood in the que is one of the staff swearing to his mates who were also...More

Thank rachael b
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely rubbish the staff had no idea how to make a gin with the products they had. The dj was poor. The drinks were extortionate. The carpet was sticky the room was dingy which is fine for a cheap gig night but not for what...More

Thank LoubyLou221
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Recently visited here to see the mission and love the venue, one of my fave's. Lots of places to get drinks, can pay on your card at the bar and merch stands (& they have straws!!). Its a great view and sound from anywhere inside...More

Thank nursey_boo
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Visited recently for a gig in the main room. Drinks are extortionate, and really not great. The toilets - well, I don't think they've seen a refurb in the ladies since the 90's when this place was Roxy's! They really could do with one! Nethertheless,...More

Thank halloweeny
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Absolute shambles...nothing as described. Having been to and enjoyed gigs at the o2 its a pity that their name is attached to such a shambolic festival

Thank richardgibbs72
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Had the best night ever, band was amazing staff lovely, but cost me 7.80 for double vodka and coke felt like I was back in London 🙄

Thank eleanorrae98
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My partner and myself came here to watch (hed)pe live in April and had a great time. The venue is your run of the mill o2 venue (which is a good thing) The drinks were fairly priced and the sound was very clear, you cant...More

1  Thank KageyPENS
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Went with my girlfriend to watch proteje It was brilliant!!!! The security on entrance were very friendly and efficient. You can get real close to the stage, a good bar and plenty of toilets. A great venue a you get so close to the act!...More

1  Thank Goacher
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The venue was very good, some really good bands on - very well set up on the music side but the main drawback to this venue was the bar - staff slow at times (some inexperienced) and the drinks prices were very expensive (£14 for...More

Thank X1087IXmartinh
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

went for an annie mac rave night a couple years ago & didn't think an o2 arena would be the type of venue you would have for this type of event but they pulled it off pretty well. met some lovely people. staff very friendly...More

Thank Shona B
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