Symphony Hall

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  • Address: Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA, United Kingdom
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1217803333
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance, Family And Kids, Hall

Symphony Hall - Review

If you’re the type of person who has an ear for the finer things in life, look no further- the majestic Birmingham Symphony Hall makes all your dreams come true. Opened in 1991, the Symphony Hall hosts wonderful performances every week from artists around the world, and its world class acoustics and spectacular auditorium make it one of the finest concert halls not just in the United Kingdom, but in the entire world.

With a seating capacity of over 2,500 people, the Birmingham Symphony Hall sets the benchmark by which concert halls are measured today. Although it is designed for classical music performances, the hall has been host to some memorable performances from the world of jazz, world music, folk, rock, pop and stand-up comedy as well. It also houses numerous conferences, graduation ceremonies and community events, making it one of the most important places for the people of Birmingham.

The Symphony Hall is also home to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, who perform at the venue regularly.

The cutting edge acoustics have been designed by some of the world’s top sound engineers, and has been planned in such a way that the best sound reaches every corner of the hall.

In 2001, a massive 6,000 pipe Symphony organ was installed in the hall.

To see the Symphony Hall and be part of a truly world class concert experience, check out the upcoming shows online and book your tickets. Odds are, you’ll end up watching one of the finest shows of your lifetime. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Birmingham itinerary 1 day.

Symphony Hall Information

  • You can book a table in the Symphony Hall restaurant to enjoy dinner before or after you have enjoyed a performance.
  • The staff are very friendly and are always willing to assist you with whatever you may require.
  • If you’re going for a musical performance, try getting seats in the middle of the auditorium, where the sound is at its very best.
  • Avoid booking tickets for seats that are right at the back, as you can find them to be a bit cramped.
  • There is ample parking space outside the venue, but arrive before time in order to avoid any last minute hassles that may make you miss the performance.
  • Keep checking the website to stay updated on the latest performances at Symphony Hall.

Symphony Hall Ticket Prices

  • Symphony Hall Ticket prices vary according to each performance.

Symphony Hall Hours

  • Symphony Hall is a functioning performance venue, with different artists performing every week. Refer to the website for the exact times of all upcoming performances.

How To reach Symphony Hall by Public Transport

  • Birmingham New Street and Snow Hill stations are within easy walking distance of Town Hall and Symphony Hall. Moor Street and Five Ways are slightly further away but still within walking distance.
  • There are fast and frequent rail services to the centre of Birmingham with free parking at many Centro stations. The Centro Hotline on 0121 200 2700 (open 7.30am – 10.30pm every day except Christmas Day) can help you plan your journey.

Restaurants Near Symphony Hall

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  • Blue Mango Indian
  • Fleet Street Kitchen
  • Rajdoot
  • All Bar One

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TripHobo Highlights for Symphony Hall

  • Symphony Hall Address: Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA, United Kingdom
  • Symphony Hall Contact Number: +44-1217803333
  • Symphony Hall Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Symphony Hall Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Symphony Hall(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Symphony Hall: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Symphony Hall

  • 91.47% of people who visit Birmingham include Symphony Hall in their plan

  • 64.33% of people start their Symphony Hall visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Symphony Hall

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

83.1% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Symphony Hall

People normally club together Birmingham Back To Backs and Library Of Birmingham while planning their visit to Symphony Hall.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Symphony Hall, Birmingham Reviews

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  • We love Symphony Hall, a good venue for going to any show. The only gripe is that when getting a drink in the intervals your forced into being less than cautious, pushing in at the bars is the only way of getting served before the shows restart. The seating arrangement is good and it doesn't matter too much where you are seated so we usually pick the balcony seats as the prices are very reasonable. There are plenty of hotels within a 5min walk from the venue to suit all pockets, but my advice is to find a hotel that has its own parking as there isn't much close by.

  • Beautiful venue.. if you have vertigo do not go for level 5a or maybe even level 5 and 4 depending on how bad your vertigo is.. thank you to the staff who found me a lower seat in a sell out gig

  • Very impressed after my first visit last week to see a Band. Amazing acoustics and good seating though it would of been better had there been more room between rows of seats. Overall very good!

  • I went to see Magnum at the rescheduled concert. Good staff and reasonable prices in the bar. My only criticism was that they closed the bar after the gig, despite the band staying behind to sign autographs.

  • One of the utmost very best UK concert halls. I have been here as a punter countless times now, and even better have had the opportunity to perform four times in the place with great bands to very full houses. As a working Muso it's an easy stage to play. I'm not saying the best or a stress free magical live environment, but the space is awesome. As a punter it's more than fine, though beers are poured in a plastic glass which is never ever cool, though understandable with a billon heavy drinking musician's in the venue during my stays there. It ain't cheap either. Staff seem pleasant indeed, and on late night walks through heading home to the hotel, it's a calm space to witness in its design (though I'm no architect). I'll be back next year without a doubt.

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