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The Platform

Station Buildings Marine Road West, Morecambe LA4 4DB, England
+44 1524 582803
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Brilliant night with great entertainment

Saw the Nashville Teens in concert. What a night! Best concert in ages. Still a fantastic group... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
grumpyoldman354
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Cracking gig in an ok venue

Saw T-Rextasy here on the 17th of March 2018. Ticket prices were reasonable at £20 each. Fold up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bignick47
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Blackpool
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The Platform is a dedicated live performance venue, uniquely situated in a restored Edwardian railway station on Morecambe promenade. A variety of entertainment is on offer throughout the year from top acts, comedians, children's shows and community events. The Platform is owned and managed by Lancaster City Council. Keep up to date with the latest news on Facebook or sign up to receive our e-newsletter online. The venue is available to hire for weddings and events, please contact us for details.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“great sound” (3 reviews)
“small bar” (3 reviews)
“craft fair” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Station Buildings Marine Road West, Morecambe LA4 4DB, England
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+44 1524 582803
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the Nashville Teens in concert. What a night! Best concert in ages. Still a fantastic group rockin n rollin in the aisles. Worth every penny. Great support act also with Gollys Rockola. Best night out in ages at a fantastic venue. Well done to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw T-Rextasy here on the 17th of March 2018. Ticket prices were reasonable at £20 each. Fold up seats were ok, but hard. The bar is tiny, with just 2 staff (occasionally 3) trying to serve queues that were at times over 40 people strong....More

Thank bignick47
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Really good evening. Fabulous venue. Ideal seating and a bar which is open before and during the interval.

Thank mooncherry
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

We went to watch a tribute band and on entering the venue were amazed to find the Que for the bar nearly back to the entrance must have been 80 people deep,the band were starting in half an hour so there was no chance of...More

Thank mike A
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Situated in the old railway station this lovely venue is cosy and welcoming. The stage is high which helps the audience as the floor is not inclined. Their is a bar and all acts are of a high standard.

Thank Terry D
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent venue to watch this excellent tribute band. Good acoustic, choice of seating (either at a table or in a row). Soft and alcoholic drinks available and friendly staff

Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I went to see Gordon Buchanan's talk on "Animal Families and Me" at The Platform last week. It was my first visit to the venue. Although I enjoyed the talk very much, the facilities were somewhat disappointing. My main problem with this venue is that...More

Thank Patricia D
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I go here a lot to see plays and concerts and each and every time it has been perfect the staff are extremely helpful and you have a decent amount of lg room when you are sitting down

1  Thank Harry W
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Watched the Simon and Garfunkel Story which was amazing... very impressed with the building, very well organised staffing, clean toilets and excellent value bar.

Thank Den29y
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Over the years I have seen some brilliant tribute acts here, especially Talon who do a brilliant tribute to The Eagles. I have also seen Dennis Lacorea (unsure of spelling) 'he is the voice of Dr Hook' the one that did the most of the...More

1  Thank CoralLancashire
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993carol_
3 August 2017|
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Response from LancasterCityCouncil | Property representative |
Hi, it's a seated show in theatre style (seats in rows).
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Linda E
28 June 2017|
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Response from nib0r48 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry linda i dont know the answer to that question!
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Gaye C
17 September 2016|
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Response from WiganAlison | Reviewed this property |
Hello Gaye, When we went to the Platform it was all seating and there were disabled people there. If it doesn't say in the advertising material whether it is seated or not then I am sure if you phone the box office, they... More
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