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Birmingham Hippodrome

Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
+44 844 338 5000
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Always a joy

Always a pleasure to come here - the shows are excellent value compared to London ticket prices... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
theatre night

The missus got given tickets to go here. Ballet wouldn't be my thing but we had a good night out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Birmingham Hippodrome is an independent, not-for-profit, registered charity. The unsubsidised Hurst Street based venue averages over 500,000 visits annually making it the most popular single auditorium in the UK. With no public revenue funding, it is home to Birmingham Royal Ballet and DanceXchange, presents all of Welsh National Opera's repertoire, welcomes the best in international dance, West End and Broadway musicals and is home to the world's biggest Pantomime. Birmingham Hippodrome is currently expanding its Creative Programme building on its successful work in schools and in the community, and with free outdoor performances. With partners including Arts Council England, Birmingham City Council and private funders, the Hippodrome has recently enjoyed co-producing and producing new events including Six Summer Saturdays, International Dance Festival Birmingham, The Voyage (for the London 2012 Festival) and Summer in Southside.
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Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
+44 844 338 5000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Always a pleasure to come here - the shows are excellent value compared to London ticket prices. Just been to see The Nutcracker (again!) which was excellent as always. We feel very lucky to have this great theatre showing world class productions in our city.

Thank davidandmel
Reviewed 3 days ago

The missus got given tickets to go here. Ballet wouldn't be my thing but we had a good night out. Cocktails were a bit pricey like but not bad.

Thank brum69
Reviewed 4 days ago

Birmingham Hippodrome is certainly the pride of West Midlands. This theatre has amazing interiors and mind-boggling acoustics. Such is the ambiance of this place that pantomimes and opera come alive, which adds to our enjoyment. It is also the home to the famous Birmingham Royal...More

Thank jayantsinha
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First visit to this lovely theatre and we were not disappointed with the show. We came out singing and happy. What a lovely feeling! Didn't bother with a drink the queues were huge, obviously you need to get there an hour before if you would...More

Thank Janeyjou
Reviewed 6 days ago

Yesterday evening was the first time we have ever experienced Nutcracker and it was honestly one of the most wonderful experiences we have ever had. For anyone who has never been to a ballet, I would recommend Nutcracker. Everything about it was beautiful.......the settings, the...More

Thank lindaM3560TF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited to watch the Nutcracker, great seating exceptionally clean theatre. Staff are very helpful. Had booster seats available for children. Bar facilities are good and drinks can be pre ordered for the interval. Only downfall was there was not a souvenir stall as in some...More

Thank DeeB1974
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time visit this time to see the Nutcracker. Seats were better in as much as I didn’t have a tall person sitting in front of me so I was able to see the whole stage! Lovely ballet really enjoy coming here as it’s so...More

Thank LavaLulu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went last week for birthday celebration to see The Nutcracker Ballet. a superb experience from start to finish. The theatre is most welcoming, very secure with bag checking and very comfortable with excellent view of the stage. Couldn't be better

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this theatre many times seen some amazing shows it is a beautiful place and you are sure to have a fantastic night

Thank mmorris1967
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I watched Sir Peter Wright’s Nutcracker. Amazing experience, great sits (front balcony), delicious cocktails, lovely staff.

Thank Iwona J
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Response from PhilippaIsabelle | Reviewed this property |
Ming Moon is an all you can eat Chinese buffet about a 3 minute walk away. Very fancy inside with live piano bar music and the food is delicious with so much variety! I'm not usually a fan of buffets but would definitely... More
12 September 2017|
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Response from Dibbydiv | Reviewed this property |
It would be quicker to walk over to the train station as roadworks will hindered your taxi journey time based on the one way system in operation due to city centre regeneration ......