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You're in the right place for some ground-breaking inspo when it comes to planning what to see and where to visit in the region. If there’s something new, interesting or unusual in Birmingham you can bet we’ve heard about it and we’ll give you all the info you need.

Not sure where to explore first? We recommend here… our Areas of Birmingham section that details what you can expect in each of Birmingham’s unique neighbourhoods. Don't forget to check out our Accessibility Guides to help take the chance out of your visit to Birmingham.

If you’re coming at a specific time of year, we’ve broken down city activity into seasons.  You’ll also find other inspirational content in this section, such as our experiential Birmingham blogs, England’s Waterways information, what's on for the LGBT+ community in Birmingham's Gay Village and a page of unique experiences that you can do only here in Birmingham.

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Birmingham Blog

A two-day itinerary in Digbeth

  • 6 minute read

Welcome to Digbeth, Birmingham's vibrant creative heart! Renowned for its rich industrial heritage, Digbeth is a melting pot of art and culture, offering visitors a unique blend of street art, independent shops, and an electrifying music scene. The area is peppered with innovative eateries, trendy…

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100 Days of Creativity: City Curator Highlights, Week 6

  • 3 minute read

By Alex Nicholson-Evans, City Curator As I write this we’ve just hit day 33 of the 100 days of Creativity - it really has just flown by! Reflecting on the days just passed, I had the pleasure of experiencing a whole host of the events and activities within the programme. A personal highlight was…

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Have a Ball: Top Spots to Watch the Euros 2024 in Birmingham

  • 6 minute read

Football fever has officially kicked off in Birmingham, and there’s no better place to catch all the Euros 2024 action than right here in the heart of our bustling city! Whether you're a die-hard fan looking to score the best viewing spot or just eager to soak up the electric atmosphere, Birmingham…

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100 Days of Creativity: City Curator Highlights, Week 5

  • 4 minute read

I hope you’ve all had a chance to go and visit our flagship outdoor exhibition, Birmingham Creates: The Open. With thanks to the fantastic artists that submitted their work it really is bringing such colour and life to both Snow Hill Square and Victoria Square. Free to visit, and a must as the…

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