The wait is over… after hundreds of nominations, scores of Twitter selfies and lively online debate, our panel has chosen the 21 tracks that they feel epitomise the diverse and rich range of music from the West Midlands, past and present, this is your B-side album...
View an outstanding assortment of Old Masters and modern classics plus the world’s largest collection of pre-Raphaelite artwork.
From touring West End shows to showcasing local talent, Birmingham and the region's theatres know how to pull a crowd.
The Library of Birmingham
The Library has become a major cultural destination, housing Birmingham’s world-class collections of archives, photography and rare books....
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
A vibrant museum in the heart of the city with over 40 galleries displaying world-class collections of art, social history, archaeology and ethnography.
Birmingham Royal Ballet
The United Kingdom’s premiere touring ballet company performs a range of traditional, classical and heritage ballets as well as groundbreaking new works.
Town Hall & Symphony Hall
Town Hall and Symphony Hall are two iconic concert halls that bring some of the best musicians and performers in the world to the heart of Birmingham.
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
The city's resident orchestra has a programme of music ranging from Beethoven to Bollywood, symphonic and contemporary classical and concerts that the whole family can enjoy.
We've got a full range of contemporary and classical dance groups and venues, from many different cultures.
If film is your thing then, as well as multiplex cinemas, we’ve got the UK’s oldest working cinema in the city centre too.
Whether you enjoy huge arena tours or more intimate gigs, you’ll find them here in the region's thriving music scene.
Promoting the opportunity of positive change through circus arts and performance for adults and children in the West Midlands.
Gazebo Theatre Company
Gazebo provide a diverse range of innovative, powerful theatre and arts programmes which include short films, workshops and community arts.
The Hina Dancers have built up a formidable reputation and perform a variety of dance repertoires at a multitute of high profile events and venues.
Birmingham Poet Laureate
Birmingham loves literature. Its promotion in the city is entrusted to Joanna Skelt
With a reputation for delivering memorable dance workshops and seminars these are the organisation of choice when it comes to Punjabi cultural experiences.
King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys
King Pleasure & the Biscuit Boy's are the stars of Big Bear Records - a label that has recorded more than 160 albums of legendary American Bluesmen.
Aston Performing Arts Academy
This energetic performance group have been referred to as the UK’s first Urban Glee because of their unique approach to live music and performance.
Traditional Glass Artist
Craftsmen and artists such as Glass Artist Charlotte Hughes-Martin keep traditional techniques alive in the region.
The New Beat Generation
A briefing that provides a snapshot into the creative life of the youngest cities in Europe, illustrating how their young populations are making their mark through culture. #BrumNewBeat
Birmingham Look Book
Visit Birmingham has devised the Birmingham Look Book, a go-to resource for journalists designed to raise the profile of Birmingham and the region.
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