O2 Institute 3 Birmingham, also known as ‘The Temple’ is one of the main rooms in the Birmingham Institute. Lining up in third place, this room offers a capacity of 300 seats (after ‘The Library’). This is a wonderful place to visit if you’re passing by Birmingham. You will be stunned by the masterpiece of this albeit little venue. Worldwide famous performers like Uproar, Slinky, Athletico, Pink Floyd, Artic Monkeys and a lot more had their shows hosted by The Temple.
The venue is located on 78 Digbeth High Street, Birmingham, B5 6DY, and there are several ways of getting there:
By train and tube: Birmingham New Street is the station, which is to the building. Exit the station and go to the south on Dudley St until you reach a crossroad with Edgbaston St. There you need to switch streets and head forward to Digbeth St. Walk a while to the south on Digbeth St until you reach the facility.
By bus: buses 6, 17, 37, 58, 59, 60, 73, 97, 900 and 957 can lead you a couple of minutes away from The Temple, on the same street. Numbers 2, 3, 5, 31, 35 and 50 can drop you at the opposite side of Digbeth St.
By car: get directions from the map to reach the Institute (Postcode above). B4100 route will lead you in the right direction.
International: take a rail from Tyseley, Yardley Wood and Perry Barr. Exit at Birmingham New Street station and get to the venue by walk (directions shown above).
Parks Moat Lane and Digbeth are both close to the venue. You can find free spots in them; they support accessible Blue Badger bays.
Accessibility for people with special needs
The Temple has a wide number of services that help the people with special needs. There is no problem in bringing a guide dog if you need to. The staff is very polite and will be able to assist the ones who still face discomfort.