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Please note – 14 Dec performance times have been revised and are now 1pm and 6pm.

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s evergreen production of The Nutcracker has been part of the City’s Christmas tradition since 1990 and returns to Birmingham Hippodrome in November 2019.

Join young Clara as she is swept away into an enchanting winter wonderland of dancing snowflakes and a Sugar Plum Fairy. Her magical Christmas tree and her handsome prince with his army of toy soldiers are an unforgettable delight. In this most festive ballet, gigantic sets, lavish costumes, 60 dancers and a full orchestra combine to make the perfect Christmas treat for the entire family.

This world-famous production by Sir Peter Wright, with exquisite designs by John Macfarlane, is acclaimed as one of the best.

 

Price

Tickets from £21

Prices and discounts subject to change, a 6% transaction charge applies for this production see terms and conditions, postage from £1.50.

Age guidance

5+ No under 3s admitted.

Where?

Main House

Boxes for this production are on sale, but please note they are restricted view. Please contact us on 0844 338 5000 to book (calls cost 4.5p per min plus access charge).

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22 Nov
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23 Nov
2.30pm From: £31
Audio Described

Audio Described

If you are blind or partially sighted, listen to a live description of all the action with a discreet headset at this performance. Book by phone to get the best seats for your needs.

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23 Nov
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24 Nov
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26 Nov
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27 Nov
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28 Nov
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28 Nov
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Discounts & Concessions

CONCESSIONS

We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to Birmingham Hippodrome. For further queries on the information below please contact Ticket Sales on 0844 338 5000. Calls cost 4.5p/min plus access charge.

FAMILY OFFER

Up to 2 Under 16s HALF PRICE with every full-paying adult (limited availability, excludes price band A+ and Saturday & Sunday performances).
Please call 0844 338 5000 to book or visit Ticket Sales in person. Calls cost 4.5p/min plus access charge. This offer is not available online.

GROUPS

All performances (excluding Saturday performances), price bands A – D
Groups 10+ save £5
Groups 20+ save £6 plus 1 FREE ticket

Call our dedicated Group Sales Team on 0844 338 7000 or email groupsales@birminghamhippodrome.com for more information and to book now!

CLICK HERE for further information on Group Bookings

SCHOOLS & YOUTH GROUPS

Silver and Bronze performances – see performance schedule
Parties of 10 or more pay £17 (Price Bands C-E) plus 1 teacher goes FREE. Price includes one ice cream per pupil ticket and £1 transaction charge per ticket.

For School bookings, please send your request from an official school email address to groupsales@birminghamhippodrome.com. Please include performance date and time, total number of tickets for both students and staff, your contact telephone number, the full billing address and any access requirements.Upon receipt of the above information, we shall reserve seats for you (subject to availability) and send you a copy of your order confirmation by email.

CLICK HERE for further information on School Bookings

BRB FRIENDS

£5 off one ticket per Friend per production.
Valid subject to availability on all performances, price bands A+/A-E.

UNWAGED, UNDER 18 and OVER 60s

£3 off price band A, £4 off B – D, Excluding Sat performances (limited availability)

CONCESSIONS FOR PATRONS WITH DISABILITIES

£5 off standard price tickets in all seating areas.
2 for 1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.

CLICK HERE for more information on our Access Performances

STUDENT, PASSPORT TO LEISURE AND POSTCODE STANDBY

24 hours prior to a performance, best available seats for the lowest price, maximum 2 per booker, subject to availability

CLICK HERE for further information on our Standby Rate and our On the Day Postcode Scheme for Birmingham residents living in B6, B9, B10, B11 and B21

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Top three price bands only (excluding A+) unless otherwise stated. Restrictions may apply. Only one discount per ticket may apply, unless otherwise stated. Offers are non retrospective and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid ID must be presented where applicable. Additional discounts may be offered from time to time.

Food & Drink

Seasonal menus

Browse through a programme and enjoy attentive service and superb, seasonal food a few steps from your seats in our AA Rosette awarded restaurant.

Afternoon Tea

For selected performances, we offer a classic Afternoon Tea menu in our Circle Restaurant.

Our Bars

You’ll receive a warm welcome at our Foyer Bars, conveniently positioned for both Stalls and Circle levels.

Coffee Bar

Our Coffee Bar is open all day for Quarter Horse barista coffee and a quick and tasty bite to eat.

Assisted Performances

We strive to provide access for all

For dates of audio-described, captioned or British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted performances, please see below. These vary from show to show. It is always best to book through our Access phone line 0121 689 1060 when booking assisted performances.

  • Audio Described: Sat 23 Nov 2019, 2.30pm
  • Touch Tour: Sat 23 Nov 2019 time tbc. Touch Tours give visually impaired patrons the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the set, props and costumes. Tours must be booked in advance through Ticket Sales.

Concessions for patrons with disabilities

£5 off standard price tickets in all seating areas.
2 for 1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.
Limited availability.

CLICK HERE for more information on our Accessible Performances

BRB+ Enhance your visit

Free Pre-Performance Talk for audience members – Fri 29 Nov 2019, 6.30pm

Learn more about the pieces in the show from the people behind the scenes and on the stage. This pre-performance talk will explain the ideas, thoughts and hard work which go into making Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production such an interesting and exciting evening.

The pre-performance talk will last approximately 30 minutes.

Class on Stage – Sat 23 Nov 2019, 11.15am

Ever wondered just how ballet dancers do what they do? This is your chance to look behind the scenes and watch Birmingham Royal Ballet’s talented dancers in their final preparations for a performance of world class dancing. Tickets £10* (free to BRB Friends).

FREE Audience Open Day – Sat 23 Nov 2019, 12 – 2.30pm

A unique chance to have fun, get involved and peek behind the scenes, Audience Open Days are free to all matinee ticket holders.

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