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Symphony Hall

Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
+44 121 780 3333
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La La Land the Musical

What an amazing spectacle !!! Set in one of the best venues in the World. What a shame it also... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Staffy2015
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
British Open Brass Band Contest

What a glorious Hall, with great facilities and plenty of room for meeting and greeting inside... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
grahamshell
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Bournemouth, 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.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday

What an amazing spectacle !!! Set in one of the best venues in the World. What a shame it also can boast one of the worst run BARS in the world. The La La Land cocktail was a disaster, thrown together by amateur bar staff...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a glorious Hall, with great facilities and plenty of room for meeting and greeting inside . The Hall is fantastic and very impressive with comfortable seating and great atmosphere. My only criticism would be some of the staff over protective of their Hall, and...More

Thank grahamshell
Reviewed 5 days ago

A guided tour lasting that nearly two hours introduced us to the building of this impressive venue that boasts some of the best acoustics in Europe, according to our guide Fred. He told us about the many technical innovations that went into creating a venue...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have attended many concerts in the Symphony Hall and have always been happy with the facilities it has to offer. The seating is comfortable, there are several places to eat and bars to get a drink. Also, there are plenty of nice, clean toilets....More

Thank Bbpeg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just love this place. You are treated as a paying customer and not as cattle like you are at the NIA or Getting Arena. Surrounded by good bars and restaurants . Safe and secure car parking within a short distance ( not cheap but you...More

Thank auntylane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We watched a Brass Band concert. Good acoustics, comfortable seats, adequate toilets. Lots of eateries in and around the hall.

Thank Philip J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My quote refers to something the composer John Williams said at a concert we attended here several years ago. Today we attended the Brass Band Gala and the quality of the acoustics is astounding. Symphony Hall always has an amazing array of artists and whether...More

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our annual visit for the Brass band Competion .since our last visit the Starbucks cafe has got much bigger so not much choice for a meal rather than sandwiches and panini s ...but we managed , it was raining so did not want to go...More

Thank 991LynneB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting here and it was a delight. Beautifully decorated and well set out easy access in and out even for wheelchairs . Staff were just wonderful couldn't do enough look forward to go to this venue for other events. Also just a few...More

Thank anntink12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to see many different music genres at this venue. It is a beautiful venue located in the centre of Birmingham. What makes it special is the sound quality. At a classical concert you can literally hear a pin drop. it is a...More

Thank Brian T
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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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PGrenville
11 May 2017|
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Response from c n | Reviewed this property |
Row AA means you need a strong neck and you wont be able to see the back of the stage. I dont know why they are charging more for AA as this row is often cheaper because of restricted view.
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