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Birmingham Hippodrome

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Address: Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
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+44 844 338 5000
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Birmingham Hippodrome is an independent, not-for-profit, registered...

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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Good seats in pleasant theatre

Went to see the ballet and it was beautiful. A good theatre in the city. The highlight of our visit. Seats comfy with more leg space than many theatres, friendly staff and... read more

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went to see the ballet and it was beautiful. A good theatre in the city. The highlight of our visit. Seats comfy with more leg space than many theatres, friendly staff and pleasant atmosphere

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent production - great atmosphere & our children were awestruck throughout. A real night out for all the family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Once again an excellent performance from Birmingham Royal Ballet Company. This is an excellent venue, had a really excellent meal in the Circle Restaurant, all the staff were very professional. It made for a very relaxed afternoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow!! This was a wonderful performance. It was beautiful costume, dancing and orchestral performance. Even though the stalls were full I could see perfectly well from half way back. There were many children present and all were very well behaved. There were two intervals of 20mins each. There are plenty of loos so none of the awful queuing problems often... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The architecture of the theatre alone is gorgeous, then the set design, costumes, and the ballerinas themselves. What a night! Nothing less than magical.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hippodrome provides excellent entertainment with real style and the British Royal Ballet performances are a delight. This venue is probably the premier one for the arts in the West Midlands - so keep up the good work.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hippodrome is a beautiful venue, comfortable seating, helpful staff and quality surroundings. The show was a delight, although we had the most amazing seats, front row of the circle. It's large enough to feel you are at a true spectacle but not so big that you feel you lose sight of the performance.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love it here. It's an elegant old theatre with all the necessary mod cons by which I mean the foyer is bright and welcoming, the toilets are plentiful and modern and warm. The views of the stage are excellent but the seats need a bit more leg room as it can feel very cramped and it's a squeeze when... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Birmingham Hippodrome is a lovely theatre...it has all the fabulous shows. We have been many times. We have also experienced their hospitality room where canopies are served....they are delicious. ...The service is exceptional.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm going to keep this short & sweet not been the hipperdrone since kids were little so daughters 30 now from booking the tickets to picking them up to getting coffees to seats to performance BRB cinderella one word brilliant won't be that long again#👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👍

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