Why not set up a press trip to Birmingham and the wider region to find out more?
The Visit Birmingham PR team welcomes requests from a wide variety of media, and will work with journalists to pull together tailor-made itineraries to suit each individual publication and article.
There is plenty to put pen to paper about when you visit Birmingham – whether it’s our history and heritage, cultural treasures, shopping metropolis or culinary charms that spark your interest.
Submit your request for a press trip here.
With more Michelin-starred restaurants than any other regional English city, a first-class dining scene and a wealth of independent eateries Birmingham is now known as one of the UK’s gastronomic centres. Come and sample our culinary delights on a foodie-themed visit to Birmingham.
Birmingham is home to world-class cultural institutions from Birmingham Hippodrome, the UK’s busiest theatre, to The Electric Cinema, England’s oldest working cinema. Discover Birmingham’s lesser known cultural gems with a tour of the city’s inspirational venues and learn about the city’s thriving underground arts scene.
Shopping in Birmingham
As one of the UK’s top shopping destinations Birmingham is a retail heaven – luxury shopping Meccas such as Selfridges and The Mailbox, plus hundreds of independent boutiques, will leave shopping bags bursting. Don’t leave before stopping by the world-famous Jewellery Quarter, a 250-year old area which still produces an estimated 40% of the UK’s jewellery.
Birmingham for families
Birmingham and the wider region is the ideal destination for a family break. As home to treasures such as Cadbury World and urban heritage park the Black Country Living Museum, our world-class family attractions are sure to entertain and enchant the kids.
This year, the city plays host to a number of world-class sporting events that will have you on the edge of your seat, complemented by an eclectic programme of cultural Olympiad events taking place throughout the region.
Christmas in Birmingham
The city comes alive during the festive period. Visit Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market, the largest Christmas market in the UK attracting over three million visitors every year, before stocking up on Christmas gifts at over 1,000 shops within a 20-minute walk in the city centre.
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