Accessibility

Marketing Birmingham is committed to ensuring that VisitBirmingham.com is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

VisitBirmingham.com endeavours to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.

VisitBirmingham.com has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant HTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.

While Marketing Birmingham strives to ensure that VisitBirmingham.com adheres to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.

We are continually seeking out solutions that will bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall web accessibility. In the meantime should you experience any difficulty in accessing VisitBirmingham.com, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Text resizing

If the default text size on VisitBirmingham.com is difficult to read, users can increase the text size using the following methods:

  • PC - Internet Explorer 7 - From the menu bar underneath the search field, select Page and point to Text size
  • PC - Other browsers - Increase text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press + Decrease text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press -
  • Mac - All browsers - Increase text size: Hold down the Command key and press + Decrease text size: Hold down the Command key and press -

Access Keys

VisitBirmingham.com provides a number of access keys which can be used to select particular links on pages throughout the site. All pages provide the following access keys:

  • Home page: Accesskey = H
  • Sitemap: Accesskey = S
  • Contact us: Accesskey = C

Upcoming highlights

St. George's Day

19 April - Lots of fun on offer in the city for all ages.

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Vaisakhi

27 April - Family freindly open air celebrations for all.

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Birmingham Pride 2014

24 & 25 May - The biggest two day LGBT party in the UK returns.

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Supersonic

30 & 31 May - a combination of art, music and film along with other...

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Wicked

9 Jul-6 Sep - Wicked flies into Birmingham Hippodrome in July 2014!

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Wireless

4-6 July - One of the biggest festivals in the UK coming to Birmingham!

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More festivals & events

More festivals & events coming soon.

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Featured Itineraries

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Blog

Read about our adventures in Birmingham...

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Birmingham Museums

Birmingham Museums Receives Civic Society Renaissance Award

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Visit Birmingham news

Read the latest press releases from Visit Birmingham.

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Shopping

Shoppinginbirmingham.com

Plan the perfect shopping trip with full store, centre and brand directories.

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Shopping centres

From the world-famous, 21st Century Bullring to the Victorian elegance of the Great Western Arcade.

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Vibrant streets

Linking the centres are Birmingham’s bustling shopping streets, packed with major brands and boutique independents.

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Markets

Don’t miss Birmingham’s amazing markets – whether it’s the 850-year old Bullring markets or the...

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Jewellery Quarter

Home to more diamond rings, finishing touches and tokens of love than anywhere else in...

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Spa Breaks

Extend your shopping trip in Birmingham by enjoying a city spa break.

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Getting Married in Birmingham

We have everything covered from the rings right up to the venue itself.

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Culture

See More, Feel More

Come, stay and soak up the culture in one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

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Birmingham Royal Ballet

The United Kingdom’s premiere touring ballet company.

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CBSO

A world-renowned symphony orchestra, known and loved across the globe.

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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

A vibrant museum in the heart of the city with over 40 galleries.

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Art Galleries

Birmingham’s art collection is as wide as it is impressive. 

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Dance

A diverse range of dance groups and venues.

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Music

A huge arena tour or an intimate gig?  You’ll find it here.

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Theatre

From touring West End shows to showcasing local talent.

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Sporting highlights

The Aegon Classic

9-15 June - The Aegon Classic tennis tournament attracts a host of world-class players.

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British Athletics at Alexander Stadium

See Britain's best athletes at the Alexander Stadium in June & August.

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Cricket

Edgbaston: synonymous with world class international cricket.

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Football

With five top clubs there’s real football choice here.

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All sporting events

There’s always something, or someone, to cheer for here

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