Kids & teenagers

Visiting with tinies, toddlers or teenagers? Create the perfect itinerary to keep everyone entertained.

Birmingham is a fun and straightforward city to visit with even the smallest family members. This section is packed with ideas and practical advice for getting the best out of your family visit to Birmingham.

Kids events

This summer holiday there's lots to explore and entertain in Birmingham for both children and parents.

Babies & toddlers

Check out this section for tips on places to go that are well-equipped and stimulating for tiny people.

Under 12s

There are attractions to excite and inspire kids of all ages. There’s plenty more to choose from as you plan your visit in our section for travelling with Under 12s.

Teenagers

Birmingham is a great city for teenagers. Whether they’re into shopping, dancing, music or sport there’s loads for them to do. This section even includes details of club nights specifically for under 18s.

Over 18's

And for young adults visiting, studying or working in the city, check out this section to plan activities that are just that little bit different.

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Upcoming highlights

CATS

9-27 September -Andrew Lloyd-Webber's smash-hit musical returns to the Birmingham Hippodrome.

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City of Colours Street Art

6 September - Over 100 street artists will transform Digbeth, into one of the UKs...

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Fusion Festival

30 & 31 August - Cofton Park will play host to the ultimate summer pop...

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Moseley Folk Festival

29-31 August - unsigned acts next to established international artists makes for an exciting bill

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International Jazz & Blues Festival

18-27 JULY: (mostly) free gigs taking place at restaurants, bars, public spaces, museums.

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More festivals & events

More festivals & events coming soon.

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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

British Athletics at Alexander Stadium

See Britain's best athletes at the Alexander Stadium this August.

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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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