What is Promming?
Ticketing information for BBC Proms 2022 season will be available from 26 April 2022. Booking opens 21 May 2022.
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The popular tradition of Promming (standing in the Arena or Gallery areas of the Royal Albert Hall) is central to the unique and informal atmosphere of the BBC Proms. Around 1,000 standing places in the Arena and Gallery are available on the day of each concert, for just £7.12 (including booking fee). You can book up to two tickets online on the day of the concert.
What is 'Promming'?
The popular tradition of Promming is central to the unique and informal atmosphere of the BBC Proms. Promming tickets allow you to buy last-minute tickets on the day of the event at a reduced price (£7.12). They go on sale at 10.30am each day online only on the day of the concert. All Prommers can book two tickets per concert. We will continue to use e-tickets to facilitate contactless entry to the building. Please print your tickets or show them on a mobile phone. All standing Promming tickets will be unreserved.
How much does it cost?
Day Promming tickets cost just £7.12 (inclusive of a £1.12 booking fee)
Is it available for all Proms?
Day Promming tickets will be available online only at 10.30am on the day of the event, with the exception of the below Proms, which will go on sale at 10.30am the day before the Prom takes place:
• Proms 11 & 12 (CBeebies)
• Prom 19A (Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra)
• Prom 37 (Haydn, Vaughan Williams, Kaija Saariaho and Beethoven)
• Prom 45 (Amjad Ali Khan)
• Prom 55 (Organ Recital – Nathan Laube)
• Proms 53 & 54 (Earth)
• Prom 64 (Sir András Schiff plays Beethoven Piano Sonatas)
• Proms 23 & 68 (Relaxed Performances)
Where will my Proms seats be?
You will be able to choose from either standing tickets in the Arena, seats in the Choir or on very few occasions in the Rear Rausing Circle. These seats will replace the seat reservation cards from previous years. If you feel unable to stand for the duration of the concert, please book one of these seats online from 10.30am on the day of the concert. The seats in the Choir or Rear Rousing Circle are allocated at the point of booking.
Can I buy tickets in person?
There will not be any Day Promming tickets available to buy in person for the BBC Proms – tickets are available online only, via the Royal Albert Hall website. See more information here.
So I can't queue for tickets?
Queuing is limited at the point of entry to 90 minutes before doors open, however, for those wishing to secure a specific place in the queue, raffle tickets will be handed out from 9am at Door 12. Stewards will be on hand to assist you in finding your place in the queue.
Whole Season and Weekend Passes
Frequent Prommers can save money by purchasing a Whole Season or Weekend Pass.
Whole Season ticketholders benefit from:
• Guaranteed priority access to a Promming ticket every day of the season to the standing places in the Arena or Gallery (excluding Proms 11, 12, 23, 53, 54 and 68)
• Great savings on individual ticket prices
• Admission to the Last Night of the Proms
Weekend Pass Ticket Prices
The weekend Promming passes will be available as follows:
Weekend 1 (15 - 17 July) | Proms 1, 2, 3 & 4
Weekend 2 (22 - 24 July) | Proms 10, 12 &13
Weekend 3 (29 - 31 July) | Proms 18, 19, 19a & 20
Weekend 4 (5 - 7 August) | Proms 26, 27, 28 & 29
Weekend 5 (12 - 14 August) | Proms 35, 36, 37 & 38
Weekend 6 (19 - 21 August) | Proms 43, 44, 45 & 46
Weekend 7 (26 August – 29 August) | Proms 52, 54, 55, 56 & 57
Weekend 8 (2 - 4 September) | Proms 61, 62, 63, 64 & 65
Whole Season Pass Ticket Prices
Prom season tickets are valid for the Whole Season (15 July – 10 September) Proms 1–72 (excluding 11, 12, 23, 53, 54 and 68)
Where will my Proms seats be?
You will be able to choose from either standing tickets in the Arena, seats in the Choir or on very few occasions in the Rear Rausing Circle. These seats will replace the seat reservation cards from previous years. If you feel unable to stand for the duration of the concert, please book one of these seats online from 10.30am on the day of the concert. The seats in the Choir or Rear Rausing Circle are allocated at the point of booking.
How to use Season Passes
Season Passes are available to purchase online only from 9.00am on Thursday 19 May, and are subject to availability.
Unlike previous years, you will not receive a physical pass as the process will be digital only. If you are unable to book online please call the Royal Albert Hall box office on +44 (0)20 7589 8212 (open 9am-9pm daily), and they will be able to help you.
You must log in to claim your ticket for each concert you wish to use your Season or Weekend Pass. You have guaranteed priority access to your ticket between 9am and 10.30am.
From 10.30am you will no longer have guaranteed admission. However, you can continue to claim your ticket (subject to availability) until the performance begins. This is because Day Promming tickets also go on sale to the public at 10.30am each day at this point.
If you are unable to book online please call the box office and they will be able to help you. Please note, call volumes can be very high. Box Office: +44 (0)20 7589 8212 (open daily 9am - 9pm)
One pass entitles you to reserve one ticket. Once claimed, you will receive an E-ticket to use for your chosen concert.
Season Passes are non-transferable. ID may be requested upon entry.
You may purchase a maximum of four Weekend Promming Passes per weekend.
There is no Weekend Promming Pass for Proms 71 and 72.
Season and Weekend Promming Passes are only valid for concerts at the Royal Albert Hall.