Inspired by the Games
Birmingham and the West Midlands as a whole brought the Olympic and Paralympic Games to life for millions of people.
From hosting Training Camps and Olympic Football to staging world-class cultural performances and events, we certainly played our part in making London 2012 a huge success.
Our story and plans - Find out more about what we did to bring London 2012 to life in the region and how you can continue your Olympic or Paralympic journey right here.
Culture - The Cultural Olympiad gave people everywhere a chance to be part of London 2012. This programme of world-class performances produced some unforgettable moments here in the West Midlands.
Torch - For 7 days during the summer of 2012, Olympic Torch fever embraced Birmingham and the region placing a spotlight on our people and places.
Business - The creativity and ingenuity of businesses across the region ensured that the West Midlands were awarded over half a billion pounds worth of contracts from the Games.
Volunteers - Thousands of people across the region gave up their time to make the Games a success right here, including the University of Birmingham volunteers praised by the Jamaican track and field team.
Read More 28 October - Travel back in time to experience how Newman Brothers operated during its heyday.
28 October - Travel back in time to experience how Newman Brothers operated during its heyday.
Read More 1 & 2 Nov - a new free digital campaigning and social action academy.
1 & 2 Nov - a new free digital campaigning and social action academy.
Read More 25 & 26 Oct - The world’s number one street dance competition comes to the O2 Academy
25 & 26 Oct - The world’s number one street dance competition comes to the O2 Academy
Read More 1-29 Nov - a new Central and Eastern European film and new media festival in Birmingham.
1-29 Nov - a new Central and Eastern European film and new media festival in Birmingham.
Read More 13 Nov - 22 Dec
13 Nov - 22 Dec
Plan the perfect shopping trip with full store, centre and brand directories.Read More
From the world-famous, 21st Century Bullring to the Victorian elegance of the Great Western Arcade.Read More
Don’t miss Birmingham’s amazing markets – whether it’s the 850-year old Bullring markets or the...Read More
Home to more diamond rings, finishing touches and tokens of love than anywhere else in...Read More
A vibrant museum in the heart of the city with over 40 galleries.Read More
Birmingham will be playing a key role in the delivery of the Rugby World Cup...Read More