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British Open tickets go on sale

Friday 24 May, 2019

The organisers of the 167th British Open Championships have announced that tickets for the 2019 British Open Championship will go on sale on Friday 24 May at 10.00am. However, with demand from brass band lovers to enjoy the performances from 19 world class competitors of Peter Graham’s newly commissioned work, Dynasty - Symphonic Poem for Brass Band expected to once again result in a 'sold out' Symphony Hall, the organisers of the 167th event have introduced a special ‘Presale’ loyalty scheme.

Any customer who booked tickets for the 2018 British Open through the Symphony Hall box office and provided a valid email address or account to them will have been able to purchase up to four tickets from 10.00am today (Thursday 23 May). Those who did so should have received an email on Wednesday 22 May with a 'Presale’ link. Customers are able to purchase up to four tickets in order to secure their seats for what promises to be an exceptional day of competition. The general sale of tickets will be open from 10.00am on Friday 24 May.

Martin Mortimer, co-organiser of the British Open, commented: “We greatly value the support of the brass band community and are aware that demand for the event is likely to exceed the number of seats available at Symphony Hall. We hope that this gives our most loyal supporters the opportunity to secure their seats in advance, whilst still enabling our friends from all over the banding world to purchase tickets online or from Symphony Hall.”

Tickets will be available via the Symphony Hall Box Office on 0121 7803333 or