AMG invested £5.5m in its latest 45,000sq ft development, three state of the art venues that can operate independently as well as simultaneously. With an exceptionally busy diary, O2 Academy Birmingham actively supports new and developing talent in O2 Academy 2 and O2 Academy 3, through to gigs by top international artists for over 3,000 fans in its main auditorium.
Disabled Access Bookings:
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your access requirements and the show you wish to see in order to make a booking. All e-mails will be responded to within 2 working days.
Spaces may be limited and will be sold on a first come first served basis and you must book directly through the venue to ensure access.
You can also contact the box office through text relay www.textrelay.org.uk should this be required.
This venue offers one free companion ticket which will be arranged by the venue when booking tickets. These are limited in availability so please ensure you contact the venue as soon as possible to arrange. Companion / carer ticket holders should be able to meet the needs and assist the person they are accompanying in the event of an emergency.
Braille information sheets are available on request please email email@example.com or call 0121 622 8250.
Arriving at the Venue
We recommend arriving at the venue 10 - 15 minutes prior to the doors opening as disabled patrons are invited to enter the venue first. The door time will be stated on the tickets or confirmations. Please try to arrive at the venue no later than 60 minutes after the doors open.
On arrival please go to the front of the queue and present your confirmation e-mail to security or box office staff. All box offices are at an accessible height. We currently do not have induction loops fitted at the box offices.
Flashing and strobe lighting is likely to be used at all shows but may vary in intensity and frequency. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information relating to specific shows.
Accessible Area & Facilities
The area in O2 Academy 2 is located on a small dedicated balcony at the back of the room and can be accessed by lift. The area can accommodate up to approximately four wheelchair users with up to four carer seats but the capacity can vary according to the requirements of the customers attending.
The accessible toilet on the balcony of O2 Academy 1 can be utilised by disabled patrons from O2 Academy 2. This is accessed by radar key.
Bar staff will attend the disabled access area at regular intervals throughout the night in order to take drinks orders from disabled access customers.
Merchandise is sold in the general admission area, which is not accessible by lift. If disabled customers wish to purchase merchandise their carers are welcome to enter the general admission area after the show to purchase merchandise on their behalf. Security staff may also be able to assist in facilitating merchandise being purchased.