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Symphony Hall

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Neighborhood: Ladywood
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Address: Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
Phone Number: 0121 780 3333
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Birmingham's world-famous acoustically refined 2262 capacity concert hall...

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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Beautiful Venue

Great venue for concerts, ballets etc. Lots of places nearby for some pre-event dinners, or post-event drinks!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great venue for concerts, ballets etc. Lots of places nearby for some pre-event dinners, or post-event drinks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really interesting guide around house, the staff know practical the answer to every question. You must pop in to the old fashion sweet shop next door .

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been here on two occasions and looks quite impressive on entry with the stage the focal point. I found the staff helpful and organised, however the seating could be better although I was in the stalls section. I was a bit disappointed with the stage décor and a few more props to create a Victorian Christmas atmosphere would have... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything was superb... but as I had a disabled person and a wheelchair I needed to take her to the toilet during the interval but it was locked!!! the key was a RADAR key which I always kept in the car so I had to grab a steward to get it open, it would be easier if their communication was... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A wonderful experience and sound second to none. A great concert with clear views throughout. I did take the children with me and they could see well and enjoyed every minute.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Whether it be symphony concerts, bands, groups, choirs or opera, you will have no better experience than going to the Birmingham Symphony Hall and marvel at the sight and sound of this magnificent venue. So book for an event.....or call in and try to get a viewing of the auditorium.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live local to Birmingham and have been to several events here including a backstage tour which happen twice a year and are very informative. The acoustics for any concert are the best you could get. There are also free Friday rush hour music sessions 5-7pm in the ground floor bar with a variety of performers some of which are... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here for various concerts many times and always enjoy it, the actual concert hall is amazing and a great view where ever you sit. (some of the seats at the top are not for the faint-hearted!) the only criticism I would say is eating in the actual symphony hall - it always seems understaffed and you have... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic venue which showcases a wide variety of music and artistes in the centre of Birmingham city. A great hall with good acoustics and facilities. Enjoy your concert and then go through the foyer for a stroll along the Birmingham canals which are on the doorstep.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whatever you go to see at Symphony Hall be it classical, band or solo artist the clarity of the sound is perfection every time. The only problem is the steepness of the seating especially the top level. I have a good head for heights but every time I go there's always someone who can't handle the steepness of the seating.... More 

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