Food & drink

Michelin starred restaurants, stylish eateries, world cuisine, street dining, the world famous Balti Triangle, farmers' markets, sweet delights, locally sourced produce – lick your lips and get stuck in!  #Birmingyum

 

Events...

We love food in Birmingham, that's why we're packed to the rafters with food filled festivals and events.

Eat...

Hundreds of restaurants, unique dining experiences, drinking and food heroes.

Drink...

A vibrant mix of bars and pubs, from pre-clubbing hot spots to student nights and cocktail chic.

Buy...

Delicatessens, stores, shops, local produce, food & farmers' markets.


Do...

Cookery schools, recipes, tips, wine and whisky tastings, ale trails and food heroes.

The Great Outdoors...

Picnics, parks, canal stops, cycle routes and bags of fresh air...

See...

Chocolate factories, floating restaurants, authentic fish and chips, Balti tours...

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Why not have a go at our ‘cooking age’ calculator to see if you have the cooking skills of a novice teenager or a seasoned middle-aged pro.

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Upcoming highlights

Concrete Collective - digital skills fair

1 & 2 Nov - a new free digital campaigning and social action academy.

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Halloween

31 Oct - Paranormal activity in Birmingham and the region this Halloween.

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Behind the Curtain Festival

1-29 Nov - a new Central and Eastern European film and new media festival in Birmingham.

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Featured Itineraries

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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Getting Married in Birmingham

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

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Culture

Art Galleries

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

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Theatre

From touring West End shows to showcasing local talent.

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Music

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

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Film

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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Dance

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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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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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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Golf

Birmingham offers some outstanding golf courses.

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All sporting events

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

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