The Region

Take a day trip and explore the beautiful Heart of England.


The Heart of England is just a hop, skip and a jump away from the bright lights of Birmingham. Take some time to explore some of the most interesting and idyllic areas that England has to offer.

Whether you’re following your taste-buds, your fashion sense or your passion for history, there’s a part of the Birmingham region that’s perfect for you. Or why not stay a while and sample it all!


Maps & Guides

Maps & Guides for your visit.

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Getting around

Getting around Birmingham couldn’t be easier...

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Search for places, events & accommodation...

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Festivals & events

Take a look at what’s on now and coming up here...

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More festivals

Black International Film Festival

Nov - music, live arts and education.

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SHOUT Festival

12-22 November - the best in queer culture

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More festivals & events

More festivals & events coming soon.

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Sporting highlights

Rugby World Cup 2015

Birmingham will be playing a key role in the delivery of the Rugby World Cup...

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All sporting events

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

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Art Galleries

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

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Stage & Screen

From touring West End shows to showcasing local talent.

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

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Multiplexes, the UK’s oldest working cinema or art house cool?

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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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A diverse range of dance groups and venues.

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See More, Feel More

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

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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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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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Getting Married in Birmingham

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

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