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Symphony Hall

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Classical concert

My first visit. Great music, and staff. Impressive theatre, I’ll be back, on the 22nd hopefully. I... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Hexham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Brassed Off live

An amazing evening. I had been told by others who have seen live viewings that I would watch the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
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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...more
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Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
+44 121 780 3333
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

My first visit. Great music, and staff. Impressive theatre, I’ll be back, on the 22nd hopefully. I appreciated being in an audience that appreciates music.

Thank Night49
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

An amazing evening. I had been told by others who have seen live viewings that I would watch the film and forget the band. Well you don't forget the Grimethorpe Colliery band are there! The soundtrack is beautiful and the band played with such heart....More

Thank AnnieWilliams24
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

First visit to Symphony Hall . Impressed with the venue and absolutely loved watching the iconic ‘Brassed Off’ with the Grimethorpe Colliery Band actually playing the soundtrack live , perfectly . It was a privilege to be there . Added bonus was the Q&A session...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We watched Clare Bowen in concert. The staff where all very friendly and helpful. The seating area is very comfortable. There is a bar on each level so no big queues for refreshments.

Thank jojo64
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The best music venue in Birmingham. The Arena and NEC are both steel sheds in comparison with this designed hall. Brilliant sound quality.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I was here last night for a Texas gig featuring, Imelda May and Ward Thomas. The hall is so open. It has really comfortable seating and I usually don't say that about a venue! A huge thank you to the staff at symphony hall, most...More

Thank Arctos101
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Have been here now a few times for Classical style concerts. On Broad Street near Brindley Place. Lots of roadworks in the area plan your journey if driving. Lots of bars nearby. It's sort of shaped like a Colloseum. I think the best seats are...More

Thank michaeldimmock
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Enjoyed a magical evening of classical music in a stunning venue. Plenty of bars and restaurants offering pre and post concert entertainment

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic acoustics and great venue - I understand that for the very first time they allowed a standing audience in the stalls. Highly recommend

Thank T5236YOsc
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a concert of Ravel and Debussy. Sat in the swivel seats at the side for a change. Very comfortable but view of the large orchestra was restricted. Sound as good as ever. So much easier to circulate and get an ice cream than the...More

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Paul D
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Response from shotgun433 | Reviewed this property |
been loads of time never found a problem with view
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Response from ginnym442 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I don’t think there would be a bad seat. The way the seats are positioned you can see the stage. We were opposite the stage and could see everything. I hope this helps - enjoy