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Booking Information

For concerts at The Bridgewater Hall

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When to book

Public and online booking for the 2012-2013 season is now open.

How to book
  • Online at

  • By telephone 0844 907 9000.

  • By post Request a booking form from the Box Office (or to download one click here) and return via FREEPOST to: Box Office, The Bridgewater Hall, FREEPOST MR10191, Manchester M2 9DW.

  • In person at the Box Office, The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3WS.

  • By fax on 0844 907 9001

Payment can be made by cash, cheque, Mastercard, Visa, Maestro or American Express. If paying for concert tickets by cheque, please make your cheque payable to 'The Bridgewater Hall'.

From 1 November 2011
The Bridgewater Hall has introduced a booking fee of £2.00 per ticket, which applies to most transactions. No booking fee will apply to tickets bought in person at the Box Office using cash or a debit card. No fee applies to tickets bought as part of a fixed or flexible subscription.

Box Office opening hours (as at May 2012)

Monday to Saturday 10am–6pm (8pm on concert nights)
Sunday (concert nights only) 12pm–8pm
Closed on non-concert Sundays

Flexible subscriptions

Receive discounts on the full ticket price when you book for five or more concerts from The Bridgewater Hall’s 2012–2013 classical seasons – all events are included unless otherwise stated.
Choose 5 or more concerts and save 15%
Choose 16 or more concerts and save 25% (available through the Box Office only)

No booking fee applies to subscriptions (flexible or fixed).

Too much to pay in one go?

You can pay for your tickets by direct debit in five monthly instalments from 1 September 2012 when you spend £200 or more. Bookings must have been made by the end of July 2012.
(Please note the Box Office cannot accept direct debits on online bookings.)

Hallé Day Tickets

A limited number of tickets will be available for each concert on the day, priced at £10*. They can be booked in person, by phone or online but must be paid for at the time of booking.
* Bridgewater Hall Booking Fees may apply.

(Day tickets are not available for Family/Youth Ensemble performances.)

Choir seats

Choir seats are available for most concerts where the Choir is not performing. Contact the Box Office for full details.
(Please note that we do not recommend the Choir seats for concerts involving singers.)

Ticket Exchange

If you are unable to attend a concert, we will credit your account with the cost of your tickets, provided they are physically returned to the Box Office at least 3 working days before the concert date. This credit amount (minus a fee of £2.20 per ticket) can then be used to purchase tickets for another concert of your choice.

Concessionary and standby tickets

(Please note these tickets are subject to availability)
Students, under 26s and claimants can purchase single tickets at 10% off on production of appropriate identification. Students may also purchase special £3 stalls tickets for Hallé Thursday Series, Opus One Wednesday and Matinee performances as well as some of the Collection concerts.

From two Mondays prior to the performance, Over 60s may purchase any remaining tickets and get a 20% discount.

Concessions are available to disabled patrons who are members of The Bridgewater Hall’s Access Scheme. For full details on this, including how to join the scheme, please visit

Group discounts

Discounts of up to 25% are available, depending on the size of your group.
Groups of 10-29 – save 10%
Groups of 30-49 – save 15%
Groups of 50 and over – save 25%
Call Group Booking on 0161 907 9010.

Concerts & Tickets

Buy tickets for Hallé performances

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Buy tickets and view information on performances by the Hallé in their Manchester home, the architecturally-stunning Bridgewater Hall, as well as throughout Britain and the rest of the world.

Listen & Shop

Hallé CDs, Downloads and Accessories

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The Hallé has a number of discs on its own CD label, featuring composers such as Elgar, Wagner, Colin Matthews, Debussy, Richard Strauss and other English composers. The label includes award-winning discs such as Wagner's Götterdämmerung and Elgar's Violin Concerto with Thomas Zehetmair as soloist. The latest release is Elgar's The Apostles.

Ensembles & Choirs

Welcome to the Hallé’s family of ensembles!

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The Hallé offers a range of regular, local and free ensemble experiences for young people aged 8 –19 years. It also offers adults (aged 18+) the chance to sing in one of the best symphony choruses in the UK.

Reaching over 44,000 participants a year

The Hallé's award-winning Education Programme

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The Hallé's award-winning Education Programme reaches over 44,000 participants a year principally by placing Hallé musicians in the community, in schools, youth clubs, community centres and young offenders organisations.

Support us

Fundraising and development

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There are many ways to support the Hallé - to find out more, explore the links opposite, read about our forthcoming events or speak to a member of the development team.

About us

Find out more about the Hallé

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Now in its 155th season, the Hallé ranks among the UK's top symphonic ensembles, with a distinguished history of acclaimed performances in this country and around the world; award-winning recordings, radio broadcasts and educational outreach programmes; and a visionary commitment to building audiences and developing orchestral repertoire.

Your visit

More information about your night out with the Hallé

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Find out more about what to expect from a Hallé concert as well as information about the Hallé's Manchester home - The Bridgewater Hall.