NSGSO and NSGCB concerts

Tickets are now on sale for all of this summer’s NSGSO and NSGCB concerts at the Bramall Hall at the University of Birmingham!

All tickets for the concerts on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon and evening can be purchased at: tickets.nsgso-nsgcb.com

The Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building

NSGSO – Friday 2nd August and Saturday 3rd August, 7.30pm

The National Scout & Guide Symphony Orchestra will be holding their 2024 concerts at The Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building on Friday 2nd August and Saturday 3rd August at 7.30pm, with both concerts conducted by Leon Gee. The programme this year will see the NSGSO perform Howard Hanson -Symphony No.2 “Romantic”, Britten – Soirees Musicales and Sibelius – Karelia Suite, and will also feature the NSGCB conducted by Neil Wright, and two joint pieces performed by both ensembles.

The Scout UK Lead Volunteer for Perception, Nisha Patel, and the Scout UK Youth Lead, Ayesha Karim, will be attending the Saturday evening concert. We are currently waiting to hear back from Girlguiding.

NSGCB – Saturday 3rd August, 3pm

The National Scout & Guide Concert Band will be holding their main concert at The Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building on Saturday 3rd August at 3pm, conducted by Neil Wright. The programme this year includes Through the Years (Michael Jackson Selection), How to Train Your Dragon, Raiders March, September, Slavonic Dances and Les Misérables Selection. There will be guest performances by The National Scout & Guide Big Band and The National Scout & Guide String Ensemble.

The Scout UK Lead Volunteer for Perception, Nisha Patel, and the Scout UK Youth Lead, Ayesha Karim, will be attending the Saturday afternoon concert. We are currently waiting to hear back from Girlguiding.

Refreshments: There will be a bar available from at least 5pm-9pm on both evenings. We are still confirming exact times and whether it can be open earlier on the Saturday.

Sat nav address for venueThe Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham, B15 2TT. 

Car parking: The North East car park (off Pritchatts Road – sat nav address Pritchatts Rd, Birmingham B15 2SA) is about a 10 minute walk away. Charges apply 8am-6pm. Free parking is available outside these times. Please click here for more information. A map can also be found here.

Once you have parked and walked out the car park, head towards the clock tower, and you will find the concert venue. For more information please see their website: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/bramall/visit.

For disabled parking, please see below.

Public Transport: The nearest train station is University (Birmingham).

Disabled access: The Bramall Music Building has direct from the street access to the auditorium for wheelchair users.  All of the other floors are accessible from one of two lifts. If you require a seat for a wheelchair space, please contact emma@nsgso-nsgcb.com

We do have a limited number of parking passes for anyone who feels that they are unable to walk from the car park (approx. 10 minute walk). We will try to accommodate everyone that requests a parking pass, but will need to give priority to Blue Badge holders. Please contact emma@nsgso-nsgcb.com for further information and to request a pass. If we are unable to issue you with a parking pass, we may be able to arrange a drop-off/pick-up location if you are arriving with someone else.

TicketsAdult tickets are £15, concession prices are for under 18s and carers and are £7. To purchase, please visit tickets.nsgso-nsgcb.com.

Please contact emma@nsgso-nsgcb.com for tickets for a wheelchair space, and further any access concerns or queries.

Please make sure that you print off your ticket, or have it to hand, as although we are selling them ourselves there will be venue staff on duty at the doors for entry. When purchasing tickets can you please not leave one empty seat between yourself and the next seat as we are hoping concerts to be fully booked.