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Review of Northwest Strength Expo

Overall rating: 3 Verified review

Brilliant event. I went both days. Not as many offers and stalls that I expected and maybe the 'have a go' sections could have been put together better and be more inviting. We went to the Big Loz seminar which was awesome! Nice people all round. Would go again but just for one day this time.

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Review of Northwest Strength Expo

Overall rating: 2.5 Verified review

Went on Saturday particularly for the women's strength event. It was due to start at 2 until 4. It did not start until well after 3 largely because of 2 guys from Britains strongest man, and another guy attempting a log roll record. It felt like the women's event didn't really matter. It also was a bit disorganised and they ran out of time because of starting late and had to curtail the last test which was disappointing. The venue was dark inside. It was not well signed at all. The music was far too loud at the beginning. The advertised 'food court' was nothing of the sort. Would not go again.

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Northwest Strength Expo

Overall rating: 3.5 Verified review

Really enjoyed the show. It was well organised and very enjoyable. The venue however leaves much to be desired, it is scruffy inside and out.

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 4 Verified review

Great set up with two stages, good music, fun event.
Only negative: Could have done with a bigger area of seating as the average age of the audience is now getting on a bit.!

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

A fab night out. Music was great and so was the venue

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 4 Verified review

We had an amazing time. Drinks reasonable . Limited food options but good enough. Atmosphere was fab. Line up needed to be more visible as the posted A4 sheets dotted around the venue were small and kept being given ripped off the walls by punters. The cleaners did an amazing job all night.

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 3.5 Verified review

The technical quality of the music was not so good. It was hard to hear the singer from time to time and Bad Manners has seroius problems with their microphones. Maybe the volume over all should have been just a tad lower too.

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 4 Verified review

Great bands and a nice crowd. However........the venue is a lot to be desired. Pleased it was a mild day and not baking hot as no ventilation in the 'aircraft hanger'. It was too warm.
I am classed as disabled and get tired and achy easily. There was far to little seating available; I am not a wheel chair use. The venue does not take this into account. They could have utilised the outside area; have tables and chairs outside with an outside bar too. The venue also ran out of larger on the pumps early on. Surely they could make a calculated guess about beer sales with the knowledge of the amount of ticket sales. Not sure if I would go back to that venue as poor. Please put Ska on somewhere else!!!!

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

I traveled from dover and treated my god daughter and partner from buxton,the atmosphere was brilliant but some of the bands should have been on later,I've from the jam and the Manchester ska orchestra,it's difficult to please everyone I know but it was my first time and I will be returning next year,how about the inflatables or the simmmertones,they're both awesome, well done for the organisation,keep skanking

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

Brilliant!

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 5

Had a great night well organised better with the indoor stages either end thank you

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

Absolutely loved the whole day. From the Jam were the highlight for me.

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

fantastic day , just wish i could of stayed long enough to see BAD MANNERS .... but transport ( no trains ) home was a nightmare ...
thanks again tho for a brilliant line up , see you down the front !

Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

Excellent day and night, but very disappointed with the stage bad manners played on. They put them on the wrong stage sound boys where very poor

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 4 Verified review

Great event, drinks a bit expensive for cans, but will definitely go again

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

hi another great ska festival, the bands where great,THE JAM was brill,MANCHESTER SKA FOUNDATION great as always. the stages where great this year,didnt miss anything .missed the disco part this year.the only thing i would like is the food and drink to be better, but over all another great day .see you next year x

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

great venue, great bands. non stop action, loved it

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

Great event. Well organised great people and great atmosphere.

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

Enjoyed looking forward to next years event

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Review of The Great Northern SKA Festival

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

Awesome event, great crowd and bands. Lots of merchandise to browse.

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