The Empire Rochdale

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Review of Elvis - Tribute (The Steve Storm Elvis Live Band Tribute Show)

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

loved the act. Dance moves of Elvis and the backing singers really good and fun to try and mimic.

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Would you recommended: Yes

The Empire venue information

The date of opening would appear to be 1904. If this is correct, the faše of the building was designed to reflect the Gothic architectural style of the Town Hall (1864, by W H Crossland of Leeds). The Empire stands in Town Hall Square and a curiosity is a speakers’ balcony above the entrance, at balcony level, with access from an arched opening with French windows. Five bays, the outer ones with a pinnacle roof, the central bay, the highest, with a pediment carrying the legend EMPIRE HALL.
After years as a theatre and cinema, the Empire was then converted to a bingo hall in the 1950s. The building is now used as a local events, live music concert venue and social-bar, utilising only the ground floor areas.

Venue contact details and info

Name: The Empire

Phone: 01706 551515

Capacity: 499

Type of venue: Live

Dress code: Casual / No sportswear

Drinks served: Alcoholic / Non Alcoholic.

Parking: Car Park (front of venue).

Nearest Train Station: 700(m).

Address: 7 Packer Street, Rochdale, OL16 1NJ

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Music Policy: various

Ambiance: Friendly Atmosphere.

Clientele: 18-65+

Disabled facilities: Street Level Access / Disabled Toilet & Changing Area.

Nearest Bus Stop: 200(m).

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