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Symphony Hall

Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
+44 121 780 3333
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Perfect sound

This really does have perfect sound, and for those who take their music seriously it’s the must-go... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gumpoandwordy
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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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No food

Their website says they sell snacks and sandwiches. They don't. If we'd known we could have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mr-good-food-lover
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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Birmingham's world-famous acoustically refined 2262 capacity concert hall presents a diverse programme of jazz, world, folk, rock, pop and classical music concerts, organ recitals, spoken word, dance, family, educational and community performances each year, as well as conferences, graduation ceremonies, business meetings and major broadcasts.Symphony Hall is managed alongside sister venue Town Hall, by the registered charity Performances Birmingham Ltd, and is home to the Birmingham International Concert Season and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great acoustics” (74 reviews)
“classical music” (60 reviews)
“sound quality” (112 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
Ladywood
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+44 121 780 3333
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This really does have perfect sound, and for those who take their music seriously it’s the must-go to venue. However, if you have a fear of heights make sure you are in the stalls for the top balcony is in the sky and the side...More

Thank Gumpoandwordy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their website says they sell snacks and sandwiches. They don't. If we'd known we could have arranged to eat before arriving

Thank Mr-good-food-lover
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going to this venue. The acoustics cannot be beaten for music events, the seating is superb. The event staff are always helpful and welcoming. It is truly a place to go and enjoy a fantastic night out. A great asset for Birmingham and...More

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue, with brilliant acoustics and a simply timeless band... only minus is tickets were bought through one of those profiteering ticket companies. Two tickets face value £37.50 cost nearly £200.00... pricing people out of concerts and a problem the music industry need to sort...More

Thank jjopare
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a trip to see a genius tribute band, the venue is just the right size, so everyone can see and hear the experience, all the seats have excellent views from the floor seats to the two tiers of balconies.

Thank phillydivon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time seeing Russell Brand at this venue, but much better seats this time. The venue is much the same great place for music but more than adequate for a big name comedian. The staff are still obsessed with preventing anyone taking pictures which seems...More

Thank Rus F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue to watch the CoBSO. There is a link bridge to the Hyatt across the road if you are stating, there is easy access

Thank mkmarty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful big hall. Visited for brothers graduation. Located near five ways (broad street). Looks nice from the inside aswell, halls are massive.

Thank Ayeshamxo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently attended this venue for a concert by Chris Rea. It's a lovely hall and not too large. We had seats in the stalls, row K, and had a great view of the stage. The acoustics are superb and we were very impressed.

Thank torbaylady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

must go place beside Birmingham Library, in the middle of Library and lots of fine dining. if u buy the ticket online, u can collect it at the Box office just on the right side of the building

Thank IOMSiang
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Paddywack55
23 October 2017|
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Response from EvaM221150 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, This concert hall is well designed, so you should be able to see from even the side lines! However, stall are best or just the first floor. Middle seats are also good. Best wishes Eva
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elizabethjum
29 August 2017|
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Response from c n | Reviewed this property |
Hi there is no dress code at Symphony Hall. The people you have seen dressed in dinner jackets and ball gowns would have been going to the Convention Centre which is on the right hand side of the atrium. Wear whatever you... More
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adedamolafakeye
13 July 2017|
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Response from c n | Reviewed this property |
Hi there are now booking fees per ticket which came in in 2016 after the government grants got cut by 50%.
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