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Online booking is available via PayPal - don't worry if you don't have an account with PayPal, you're able to pay by credit or debit card as a guest when you get to the PayPal payment page. This way we don't have to charge booking fees.
If you'd rather not use PayPal online then from Wednesday 6th June please call +44 (0)121 246 6632 between 3pm and 6pm (local time) Monday to Friday to book or you can send an order for tickets with a cheque for the total due (in sterling) payable to Birmingham Opera Company to:
Birmingham Opera Company, 205 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street, Birmingham B1 3HS
Please include a phone number as we can't guarantee tickets will still be available.
We'll send you an email confirming your booking once PayPal have confirmed the payment has been received. If you've booked concession price tickets please bring ID with you to collect your tickets at the box office.
If you use a wheelchair or have mobility problems do lease call us on 0121 246 6644 to book your tickets - Argyle Works is accessible for wheelchair users.
HERE'S SOME INFORMATION YOU MIGHT LIKE TO READ BEFORE YOU COMPLETE YOUR BOOKING:
TIMINGS: 4pm to 10.15pm
Mittwoch aus Licht /Wednesday from Light, an opera in 6 parts:
4pm GREETING - audience promenades on it ways to attend the...
5pm WORLD PARLIAMENT - seated on mats and cushions (provided)
Interval 20 minutes
6pm ORCHESTRA FINALISTS - seated on mats and cushions
7pm HELICOPTER STRING QUARTET - seated on chairs and moderated by Guest DJ Nihal
Interval 20 minutes
8pm MICHAELION - seated on mats and cushions
after which the audience promenades out through...
The performance of Mittwoch aus Licht / Wednesday from Light will take place in Argyle Works, an empty factory in Digbeth, south of the City Centre. It's a big space and it can get chilly - bring a jacket or jumper and wear comfortable shoes.
It is easy to get to by public tranpsort - the 97 bus runs frequently from the city centre outstide Moor Street Station which is also close to New Street Station and stops on Great Barr Street outside Argyle Works. The entrance is via Glover Street or Litte Barr Street (near Halfords). The address is Argyle Works, Great Barr Street, Birmingham B9 4EX.
Here's the link to Google Maps to find us. There is on street parking nearby but please don't park in Halford's car park.
FOOD AND DRINK:
Tea, coffee, soft drinks and alcohol will be available in our café/bar. There'll be a selection of sandwiches and cakes too. There are some cafés, pubs and restuarants fairly close but not very many.
STAYING IN BIRMINGHAM:
If you plan to stay in Birmingham we've negotiated deals with 3 hotels - click here for more information.