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LG Arena (Birmingham NEC Arena)

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Original Message Post # 1
Wed 31st Dec 2008 20:48
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Review by: azzz
Venue: LG Arena (Birmingham NEC Arena) [score 4/5]
i think it was an crazy place, but i do think they should invest smartly on air con.

 
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Top Mon 16th Mar 2009 15:03
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Review by: Gem
Venue: LG Arena (Birmingham NEC Arena) [score 4/5]
Saw Snow Patrol on 11th March 2009 - Great Band Great atmosphere!
Not enough ladies loos - Why are there never enough?? Queues were very bad!
Far too hot...... I had seats at the back of the arena halfway up and about 1/2 hr before the end was feeling very uncomfortable! GET SOME AIR CON!!!!!!!
Staff were very helpful and was a nice clean arena!




 
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Top Tue 23rd Jun 2009 09:06
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Review by: mrstuna
Venue: LG Arena (Birmingham NEC Arena) [score 3/5]
I have tickets for either block 17 near the top and block 13 near the top, which is better if i have small children with me? for things such as view and sound etc .. thanks for any answers x

 
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Top Sat 28th Nov 2009 22:11
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Review by: a j
Venue: LG Arena (Birmingham NEC Arena) [score 1/5]
its actually 14 pound for 4 pints. 3.50 a pint or 7 quid for 2 so saves you going back to queue up again. quite normal pricing.

 
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Top Mon 8th Mar 2010 10:36
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Review by: Rob
Venue: LG Arena (Birmingham NEC Arena) [score 5/5]
A massive improvement! Arena now has very good air conditioning and great acoustics.

Nice food area on the way in; if you can stretch to it try the towerdeck restaurant as the "bowls" were a nice idea :) Probably one of the best arenas right now.

Traffic management at the end of the show was disorganised.

 
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Top Fri 19th Nov 2010 13:40
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Review by: Evo
Venue: LG Arena (Birmingham NEC Arena) [score 3/5]
When entering the LG Arena do they scan your tickets and hand the other part back to you, i am just thinking if we arrive and all tickets are checked at such a large venue, the ques will be bad.

 
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Top Sun 29th Apr 2012 12:08
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I've been to the LG Arena four times now and on a whole I'd say it's quite a nice arena.

The first time I went, back in early 2009, it really needed updating but the arena underwent a refurbishment later that year and it has improved significantly since then in terms of access to facilities and comfort of the seats. However when I went to see Neil Diamond, my seat was second row from the back and the view wasn't brilliant at all and I may as well have been watching it at home on a DVD for the atmosphere you get up there.

It's all very well them boasting about their seating capacity but where do you draw the line between being able to accommodate more fans and affecting their experience?

I've found the majority of the staff to be helpful at the arena and they were fantastic when a member of my family became unwell at a show there this week. On one occasion, at a Meet and Greet, I encountered a very abrupt member of the security team but that individual was the only one I've ever had reason to complain about.

"You know I'm gonna stick with ya, when the hard times hit" - Stand In The Storm from Hell In A Handbasket.

 
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