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Excellent T'shirt exhibition

Just been to the latest exhibition at this excellent venue. Really well curated with some 'of the... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
lcwebster2017
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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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Magic!

We all love coming to see the productions here. Makes a lovely change from the cinema. Great value... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Lindsay H
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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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The Civic, Barnsley is a multi-storey, multi-purpose arts centre seeking to bring wide-ranging, contemporary artforms to appreciative audiences from Barnsley and beyond. As a proud supporter of the arts in South Yorkshire, The Civic showcases...more
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Just been to the latest exhibition at this excellent venue. Really well curated with some 'of the times' examples bringing back all sorts of memories. Thought provoking and provocative, this exhibition charts all the major developments of this seemingly inconsequential piece of clothing. Well worth...More

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The Civic B, Marketing Officer at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you back for our upcoming exhibitions. On which note, you may be interested in the T'shirt talk we have coming up. Another freebie! :-) Many...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Went to see a comedian with my husband. My husband shouted out brexit to which to comedian replied and everyone laughed. However at the interval was asked to leave by the staff and told the comedian does not like interaction. Not dont do it again...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Attended Civic on 19th January to see Last Laugh, John Godber's film which was enjoyable. However I found the back alley approach to the theatre rather daunting on a dark winter's night. On arriving at the theatre and waiting in the bar area there was...More

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Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hi Sadie Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review with feedback on your visit to The Civic. I have passed your comments onto our Operations team. Unfortunately the bad smells come and go but it is something we are working hard to...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We all love coming to see the productions here. Makes a lovely change from the cinema. Great value for money. Highly recommend!

Thank Lindsay H
Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you so much for taking to time to leave us such a lovely review!

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Great evening watching Tubular Brass and Mary Casio. Excellent music and great atmosphere in a brilliant venue. Large enough to feel and look professional, while small enough to be cosy and comfortable. Excellent night.

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Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave such a lovely review :-)

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Good range of performances on offer all year around. Have enjoyed many plays, music and cinema events over the years . Good bar and ice creams on sale at reasonable prices . Close to bus and train station as well as off road parking .Will...More

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Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave sucha lovely review! See you again soon :-)

Reviewed 13 April 2017

I have visited the civic myself a few times but have recently brought my class year 6 children to view the exhibits. What an amazing experience they had. Jason, the curator, engaged with the children, explaining the exhibits and made the experience so memorable.

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Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback, we really appreciate it! Mary

Reviewed 17 March 2017

I have been on the mailing list of The Civic for a few years and I've been to many of their art exhibitions and, although some of these aren't entirely to my taste, they are well presented and – as a photographer – there are...More

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Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Hi Thanks for your feedback, I'll pass your comments onto the Exhibitions team. Re the lift smell, we are working on it :-) Best wishes Mary Swinden

Reviewed 9 February 2017

Went in October to see Glen Tilbrook, what can I say, 3 hours+ of sublime musical talent and a trip down memory lane. This man is awesome.

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Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, we really appreciate it and will pass your comments on to the artist. Mary

Reviewed 24 December 2016

came here a few months back to an avent that was being held,i can only describe it as breathtaking and livly ,me and a few of my mates heard about something that was happening at the civic called "Gate Crash" were you are part of...More

Thank Jack T
Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Thanks for the feedback, so glad you enjoyed taking part! Mary :-)

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