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Birmingham Hippodrome

Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
+44 844 338 5000
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Enjoyable evening

We went here to see a beautiful tango show. We had booked our seats and had a nice drink at the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Burtcroghan
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Beautiful theatre

My wife and I went to the Royal Ballet performance of Coppelia at the theatre. Our first visit to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
paul m
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham Hippodrome is an independent, not-for-profit, registered charity. The unsubsidised Hurst Street based venue averages over 500,000 visits annually making it the most popular single auditorium in the UK. With no public revenue funding, it is home to Birmingham Royal Ballet and DanceXchange, presents all of Welsh National Opera's repertoire, welcomes the best in international dance, West End and Broadway musicals and is home to the world's biggest Pantomime. Birmingham Hippodrome is currently expanding its Creative Programme building on its successful work in schools and in the community, and with free outdoor performances. With partners including Arts Council England, Birmingham City Council and private funders, the Hippodrome has recently enjoyed co-producing and producing new events including Six Summer Saturdays, International Dance Festival Birmingham, The Voyage (for the London 2012 Festival) and Summer in Southside.
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Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
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+44 844 338 5000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here to see a beautiful tango show. We had booked our seats and had a nice drink at the bar, we also ordered our drinks in advance for the interval. This is a lovely theatre, staff very helpful, comfortable seating on all floors,...More

Thank Burtcroghan
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I went to the Royal Ballet performance of Coppelia at the theatre. Our first visit to the ballet. Amazing performance, Amazing orchestra and an Amazing theatre. Great views of the stage, comfortable seating, good bars at the intermission. Posters of all the...More

Thank paul m
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was taken, as a special treat to see "Grease" and the whole experience was excellent. I have been to the theatre a few times and enjoyed the experience. This time was up to expectations. The theatre could be hot and stuffy, but the temperature...More

Thank Von472
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great night, great show, super venue. Like most theatres the seating can be a little tight but for 2 hours it's passable.Food and drink a little expensive but it's a treat right? All in all well worth a visit if there is something on you...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 6 days ago

The interior is beautiful and the sound is astounding in this glorious theatre. I have seen a few bands and an orchestral concert at this venue, the sound of all were extrordinary.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spellbinding performance, orchestra great, seating good with great view of stage. Great value for money, will visit again

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with may husband to see Copelia and we had a great time! The theater is beautiful and the staff is very friendly!

Thank Marina M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although new people to the world of Ballet (our 2nd production) we thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would definitely recommend a visit. The dancing was fabulous and had both my husband and myself enthralled. Sincerely Mrs Joan Goodridge. .

Thank dancingqueen73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Birmingham hippodrome to see Billy Elliot and it was amazing, I went with my best friend and family. It was a great experience

Thank Holidaychick22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing, friendly staff, short walk from the train station. Cant wait to visit again A*****

Thank Kerry F
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ruth r
Stalls or circle ??? For view ???
8 April 2017|
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Response from Marc L | Reviewed this property |
I'd say either, i personally prefer the lower the circle thinks you get a great view.
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Kay W
Is there a car park nearby which won't break the bank but secure?
18 March 2017|
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Response from Yvetteskett | Reviewed this property |
Yes we parked in a small car park behind Theater , a sideRd of Bristol Rd before Smallbrook Ringway
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