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Symphony Hall

Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
+44 121 780 3333
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Magical mysterious acoustics

I am reliably informed by someone who teaches at an academic institution about such things that the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andrew B
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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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You Magnificent Beast - Greg Davies Comedy Night

Went here with my wife on 10 October for a fab night at the Greg Davies comedy night. The venue is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
WestMidlandsReviewer
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Worcester, 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.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great acoustics” (71 reviews)
“classical music” (58 reviews)
“sound quality” (109 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am reliably informed by someone who teaches at an academic institution about such things that the acoustics in this building are the best in Britain. The building sits on rubber mounts to avoid vibration from nearby trains. There are baffles which move in and...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here with my wife on 10 October for a fab night at the Greg Davies comedy night. The venue is grand and laid out in a very generous, spacious construct. Lovely decor and a very modern entrance lobby. Bars a plenty and spacious seating....More

Thank WestMidlandsReviewer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great venue good sound quality a great asset to Birmingham have seen many different shows here and it is always a good backdrop

Thank Ann A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Modern, bright, good sight lines. Brilliant tuneable acoustics. The home of the CBSO. What's not to like. Much prefer to RFH

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the Symphony Hall with 3 work friends to watch Greg Davies who was hilarious. It was my first visit to the Symphony Hall and I was impressed even high up we still had a great view one thing I would say is...More

Thank ldgp14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic venue . The seating has plenty of leg room and are very comfortable. The only down side was the shortage of toilets.

Thank Mat B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Symphony hall is a great music venue , and one of my favourites good acoustics , great view of stage last concert there I saw squeeze with nine below zero excellent night , and in fairness they do book some great acts . Getting parked...More

Thank walletShrewsbury
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first visit. All seats afford a good comfortable view. Acoustics superb. Plenty of bars & restaurants close by. All in all a good venue.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Helpful staff, good access to well laid out comfortable seating. Good sound system, did not try the bar service.

Thank Jon068
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a concert and previously for two other events. Brilliant place, lovely setting, fantastic acoustics, highly recommended

Thank Lisa B
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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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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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