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Symphony Hall

Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
+44 121 780 3333
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Amazing venue

I have visited this venue many times watching various artists, orchestras and comedians. It is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lisa C
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Paul Carrack concert

Had tickets bought as a present, the seats were high up and i suffer with vertigo.... the manager... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
_jillsusan16
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Walsall, 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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“great acoustics” (77 reviews)
“classical music” (62 reviews)
“great venue” (185 reviews)
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Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have visited this venue many times watching various artists, orchestras and comedians. It is a well run venue, the staff are always polite, it is always clean and tidy, the seats are generally really comfortable (depending on where you sit) and you always have...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had tickets bought as a present, the seats were high up and i suffer with vertigo.... the manager was 1st class and changed our seats without any extra charge in fact all the staff were very pleasant and helpful, made the whole experience a pleasure

Thank _jillsusan16
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to see Viennese New Year, a lovely concert. The Symphony Hall has great acoustics, plenty of leg room & well designed. There is room for wheelchair users & staff are always helpful. My only criticism of the original design - a few more...More

Thank LadyStarlight71
Reviewed 6 days ago

Over the last 20 years I have visited this lovely concert hall which is home to the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. I have visited on school trips, which the children always love. Each year I book to see Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra....More

Thank Juliesjaunts
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are fairly regular visitors and always enjoy their concerts. We also pre-order at the bar for interval drinks to avoid the long queues.

Thank LichTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely venue, great size. Seats are comfortable with plenty of space around them. Really enjoyed the show and will definitely return.

Thank Libbi C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok its with a heavy and sad heart i write this review however it has to be done, i had booked tickets to see and hear the Mavericks play at Symphony hall Birmingham a venue i love and know well, i am very lucky to...More

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit - we came to the BSO's "Pictures at an Exhibition" concert. Super venue, helpful staff and good facilities all round. Seated in level 5, terrific view and sound for a mid-priced seat.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are regular visitors to the Symphony Hall, and absolutely love it. we have just been to 'Mozart's Women,' a fantastic experience with great music, an absorbing pre-concert talk, comfortable seats, a good view and great acoustics. Both of us visited the toilets; both men's...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh wow. What a concert The four seasons. Mind blowing. That’s all you have to say Acoustics are sublime. The staff are friendly on the doors.

Thank Lee B
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Sardar S
14 February 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
No, but there are car parks close by.
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Paddywack55
24 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
30 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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