Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP.

Venue information

Located on the south side of Kensington Gardens in London and with a capacity of almost 6000, the world-famous Royal Albert Hall is the home of the BBC Proms this season hosting 75 concerts.

Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP

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Coming to a Prom at the Royal Albert Hall FAQs

Doors open 1 hour before the start of each concert (two and a half hours for restaurant and bar access) and 30 minutes before each late-night concert. Tickets and passes will be scanned upon entry. Please have them ready, one per person.

Latecomers will not be admitted into the auditorium unless or until there is a suitable break in the performance.

Children under 5 are not allowed in the auditorium out of consideration for both audience and artists, with certain exceptions (more information on this after the Proms 2018 launch on Thursday 19 April).

See this page on special events for families.

Bags and coats may be left in the cloakrooms at Door 9 (ground level) and at basement level beneath Door 6. A charge of £1.00 per item applies (cloakroom season tickets priced £20.40, including a 40p payment-handling fee, are also available).
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For reasons of safety and comfort, only one small bag per person is permitted in the Arena.

In the interests of safety, bags may be searched upon entry.

Phones and recording devices including mobiles, tablets and cameras are distracting to other audience members. Please ensure they are switched off. Recording is strictly forbidden.

The use of cameras, video cameras and recording equipment is strictly forbidden.