THINGS TO DO
A culture fix, the latest fashion or just something to keep the kids occupied? From museums, attractions and shopping centres to restaurants - take a look at what Birmingham has to offer and be inspired!
With world-class galleries, stimulating museums and a chocolate factory just for starters, can you pack it all in?
Festivals & events
What’s on now and coming soon? Browse the biggest events or use our EXPLORE section for an extensive list.
With world-class art, unique drama, musical flair, diverse dance and performing arts - come, stay and soak up the culture in one of Europe's most vibrant cities...
If you’re visiting as a family get inspired ideas for visiting with babies and toddlers, under 12s, teenagers and young adults as well as tons of practical information.
Things to do for free
There’s plenty to do in Birmingham if you’re visiting on a budget...
From jewellers, churches and the origins of Cadbury’s chocolate, to the inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth, Birmingham's history has created some outstanding heritage attractions to discover, explore and enjoy.
Star-filled theatres & comedy clubs, stylish bars and the hottest nightspots, Birmingham and the region is the place to party!
Parks & countryside
Blanket? Check. Basket? Check. Sunshine? Check. Location? Check here...
Plan ahead to make sure you land seats at one of Birmingham’s top sporting venues for athletics, test cricket, football and much, much more.
Student nights, useful resources, university and accommodation information - all in our useful guide for first time or returning students.
Tours & sightseeing
If you've a hunger to explore the city’s history, by bus, boat or foot, Birmingham and regional tours will educate and entertain.
Familiar faces' favourite places...
Take a look at where the more famous residents of Birmingham like to go in the city... You never know, you may even see them there!
Bonfires & fireworks
Remember, remember the 5 of November and the other dates in our annual bonfire and firework display roundup.
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