Tag Archives: Culture

Black Country Touring: Alchemy Black Country webpage is launched

Alchemy Black Country is nearly here; the planning has been done, shows have been booked, and our fantastic promoters have got involved to create a real treat of a festival. Originating from the Southbank Centre (in London) the festival celebrates the … Continued

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ LEADING LADIES STYLE

Birmingham Hippodrome’s Corporate Development Manager Judith Greenburgh blogs about the successful Leading Ladies events which she started 3 years ago. We’re talking Hollywood in the Development team –  proper vintage Hollywood glamour: pearls, boas, furs, top hats and tap dancing. No, we’re not day-dreaming, just preparing for the next Leading Ladies event at Top Hat on Tue […]

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: It’s time to Give Big again this Christmas – with ‘The BIG Give’

Time is ticking away and we are getting ever closer to this year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge when you can help someone see a special Pantomime performance… oh yes you can! Last year, for the first time, we adapted one performance of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs so that it was suitable for anyone […]

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: A once in a lifetime event…

It’s finally here! Tonight we open Mariinsky Theatre’s epic scale production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle with the first in four operas, Das Rheingold. Over the next five days this huge undertaking will see over 250 cast members, crew and orchestra, all of whom have flown over from St. Petersburg, take to the Hippodrome stage. The huge […]

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: We host our first-ever Tweet Seats!

Press & PR Assistant, Ben Wooldridge (@benwooldridge) writes… In what is thought to be a first for a West Midlands theatre, we are very excited to announce that on the evening of Tuesday 28 October we will host our first ever ‘Tweet Seats’. Our selected ‘Tweeters’ will be bringing you live updates during the performance of Brazilian dance company, […]

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: Experience a once in a lifetime event for a fraction of the cost…

This November, Birmingham Hippodrome will present a once in a lifetime event as Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle conducted by Maestro Valery Gergiev with his world-famous Mariinsky Opera makes its Birmingham Hippodrome debut with four performances over five nights; more than 250 artists will travel from St Petersburg to Birmingham, along with 10 trucks of scenery […]

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: Play along with us…

This month we begin a series of exciting events titled RINGSIDE, focusing on the wonderful world of Wagner as we celebrate the arrival of Mariinsky Theatre’s epic production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle. One of these special events is a unique chance to play along with a specially developed ‘reality game’ – find out more in a […]

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: Rossini on the Road with WNO

In our latest blog, Welsh National Opera’s Nicholas John Dramaturg, Sophie Rashbrook, writes about the exciting upcoming season… From the 19-22 November, Welsh National Opera will bring their Autumn season to audiences at the Birmingham Hippodrome, with new productions of the revolutionary Rossini operas Moses in Egypt and William Tell, and Bizet’s much-loved classic, Carmen. […]

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: Introducing our new First Night Bloggers…

We are very pleased to raise the curtain on our brand-new group of First Night Bloggers. The lucky team will be working alongside the Press & PR department over the next twelve months to bring you all the news and review surrounding our First Night scheme offering discounted tickets for 16-23 years olds – find […]

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: Tell us about you…

This October, we are joining forces with organisations from across the West Midlands to ask you about your cultural experiences over a 24 hour period. We want to get a snapshot of your relationship with culture be it reading a book, visiting an art gallery or attending a performance between 12 noon on Friday 24 […]