Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

Creative Tourist

The 1930s Art Deco Philharmonic Hall, home to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, gives no hint of the sensuous curves of the auditorium inside from its hard exterior.

Known for its exceptional acoustics, the venue has hosted countless classical concerts and celebrated popular artists over the decade, embracing diverse genres, from jazz to rock, while of course holding classical close to its heart. You’ll also find many film screenings pop up in the listings, utilising the original cinema screen that can be raised up from the floor, next to the Rushworth and Dreaper organ (itself installed at the Hall in 1939!). It goes without saying that films screened here take on a whole new atmosphere.

A visit for a screening, gig or concert should probably be paired with a pint or meal over the road at the Philharmonic Dining Rooms, which, built between 1898 and 1900, is another historic gem, but more on that here.

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Wheelchair access to all public areas

Admission Charges

Prices vary

Children and Families

Family-friendly concerts and events

Commercial and Hire Services

Available for hire

Services and Facilities

Concerts, shop, cafes, bar

Opening Hours

  • Monday9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday9:00am - 5:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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