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Best venue for a great night out.

Always a great night - good acoustics, friendly staff, cheap drinks, plenty of room to dance and a... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2019
Angie S
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We have been a few times to see different. Band's. But I broke my ankle and had to use a... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Station Buildings Marine Road West, Morecambe LA4 4DB, England
+44 1524 582803
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Reviewed 15 February 2019

Always a great night - good acoustics, friendly staff, cheap drinks, plenty of room to dance and a great atmosphere. Have seen several bands here and always had a really good time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Angie S
Reviewed 13 February 2019

We have been a few times to see different. Band's. But I broke my ankle and had to use a wheelchair. I got treated like royalty I was taken to my seat right near the stage and the staff were very helpful. The venue is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

Picked up after work by friends and hubby .Wasnt expecting it "where do we go?".The Platform of course . Nice and cosy found a table and ordered drinks and food .Delish ,with a variety of tastes from steak to pie to lamb chops and chilli...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Himbug
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Went to see Les Mckeown and had a good night out. Charming little theatre with only six rows of main seating and a couple of other wing areas. Not Reserved seating so you have to get there early to obtain the best location. Would have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cleethopresmafia
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Spent a fabulous 2 and a half hours of being thoroughly entertained by an excellent group. The venue is superb as it only takes 325 people so really good for musical entertainment and really inexpensive, we had brilliant seats, the staff were really helpful and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank janeandandy1
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Called here this evening as an impromptu option for a quick and easy tea with the children after a hectic day. Pleasantly surprised with the cleanliness and brightness of what looks like a recently modernised building. Really lovely and spacious and lots of options to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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LancasterCityCouncil, Marketing Officer at The Platform, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi there. This is a lovely review but we think it may be for The Station pub that is next door to us. We'd hate for them not to see it! You can repost on their trip advisor page here https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g191270-d2509228-Reviews-Station_Promenade-Morecambe_Lancaster_District_Lancashire_England.html?m=19905

Reviewed 26 August 2018

we came once more to see the bee gees were not dissapointed they were brilliant. The room was set up to accomodate evryone as it was full. All the staff are both friendly and helpful. Will be booking again for another show great night out

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Travelled to The Platform from Barnsley to see the best Beach Boys tribute act in the business. Booked the show online, collecting tickets at the venue. The Platform is the old railway station and helps create a great atmosphere. Theatre style rows of chairs, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Attended the Platform to watch the amazing Massive Wagons gig (seriously rockers, check these guys out before they go global), and thought the venue was incredible. Nice feed/beer next door and a top notch gig. Ace location, couldn’t fault it

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank srp1010
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Superb venue for the shows that are scheduled we went to see the searchers on Sat.Night and stayed over ,,ticket prices very reasonable bar prices abit dear but the searchers brilliant well worth the visit just rebooted for the buddy holly tribute can't wait 9

Date of experience: May 2018
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Dave W
9 December 2018|
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Response from LancasterCityCouncil | Property representative |
Hi Dave - thanks for your message. You can either collect them now or on the night, whichever is easiest for you. If you want to collect them before the night, the opening hours of Morecambe VIC, based at The Platform, are... More
mandy m
27 May 2018|
Response from LancasterCityCouncil | Property representative |
Hi Mandy. Unreserved seating means that tickets are not allocated for specific seats so that customers can choose where to sit. If you want the pick of the seats it's best to get there when the doors open (approx 45 mins... More
4 August 2017|
Response from LancasterCityCouncil | Property representative |
Hi, it's a seated show in theatre style (seats in rows).