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Symphony Hall

Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
+44 121 780 3333
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Magnum Gig

This venue is an absolutely great place for a concert and the whole experience was made even better... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lynne T
Jimmy Carr

Lovely place intimate n could hear everything without much effort the downside was the price of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sharon19641
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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 good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great acoustics” (79 reviews)
“classical music” (71 reviews)
“sound quality” (115 reviews)
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Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
Ladywood
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This venue is an absolutely great place for a concert and the whole experience was made even better by all the staff who were very friendly and helpful in every way.

1  Thank Lynne T
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely place intimate n could hear everything without much effort the downside was the price of the drinks expensive

Thank sharon19641
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived per our ticket clearly stating 7pm. We arrived early to avoid traffic congestion. Easy walk from the car park. Very airy venue. Not a great deal of seating for everyone waiting. Bar staff were using the F word quite freely! Announcement to take...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing venue - would highly recommend. Went to see Jaws in Concert and the acoustics were incredible, the whole atmosphere was very exciting. Had pre and interval champagne and nibbles in the champagne gallery, also lovely.

Thank inty179
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Needed information prior to arrival and could not fault the response, thanks Darren, cloakroom brilliant, helpful and really friendly. Door staff just right, checked Joan's bag with minimum fuss and directed us to the lift without us asking. We were early'ish so went to the...More

Thank Martin_Joan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a birthday treat we booked a private room at the Birmingham symphony Hall, I expected a small comfortable room only to find the equivalent of a luxury lounging room with a view of the hall and reception. The seats and view were just as...More

Thank Reuben J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The acoustics are very good. The size is just about right. The bar prices are surprisingly affordable.

Thank steve g
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Acoustics were amazing, lovely venue, comfortable seats, brilliant evening, great venue for a concert

Thank Collette J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place dose amazing afternoon and early entertainment and most of the time its free. The venue is clean, well organised and a brilliant establishment to visit. See you on the 28th April when The Notebenders perform again. Great work to all the staff at...More

Thank KevinMadras
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited to see a concert. Well laid out building. Bar area can become crowded as it’s not very big. Hall itself is lovely, comfy & clean. View of the stage is brilliant. Only problem was the staff & security, walking around with an attitude problem...More

Thank mellie46
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Catherine C
31 March 2018|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Unsure, but bound to be; check joint website of Town Hall and Symphony Hall.
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Sardar S
14 February 2018|
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Response from Lee B | Reviewed this property |
No There are several car parks. A good tip is to park at top of broad street in the cinema complex and walk down. It’s a very reasonably priced car park and you don’t get any queue when leaving
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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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