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 Until 31 December - Uncovering a brand new gallery of the fascinating Staffordshire Hoard story.
Until 31 December - Uncovering a brand new gallery of the fascinating Staffordshire Hoard story.
Read More 6 December - City of Colours is back! Come and join them for their winter showcase.
6 December - City of Colours is back! Come and join them for their winter showcase.
Read More Until 22 December - The largest authentic German market outside Germany and Austria.
Until 22 December - The largest authentic German market outside Germany and Austria.
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