Attractions in and Around Birmingham

Come and be amazed by the number of attractions in Birmingham. We've got world-class museums and galleries to explore and rewarding culture and heritage to discover.

How about a visit to our own chocolate factory, Cadbury World, where the world-famous chocolate is made or a visit to the Black Country Living Museum, one of the filming locations for Birmingham based Peaky Blinders - can you pack it all in?

Find ideas for family days out, free things to do in Birmingham, unique experiences you can only do in Birmingham and more...

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100 Days of Creativity: City Curator Highlights, Week 10

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By Alex Nicholson-Evans Before I get into my recommendations for week 10 I’m thrilled to share the results of The Open - a new art competition from Colmore BID and Central BID. Overall Winner: “Nature’s Embrace” 2023 by Ava Khera Highly Commended: “Rotunders” 2024 by David Collier People’s…

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100 Days of Creativity: City Curator Highlights, Week 9

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By Alex Nicholson-Evans July has to be one of the best months in Brum and week 9 of the 100 days of creativity is another example of the incredible breadth of creativity in this city. Here are my four recommendation for 15 - 21 July: The Birmingham Jazz & Blues Festival Across Birmingham 19-28…

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3 Things to do in Birmingham and the West Midlands from 15-21 July

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Next week, Birmingham and the West Midlands are jam-packed with a range of exciting events! From exhilarating family-friendly music festivals to vibrant cultural gatherings, make sure you’re there to experience the summer fun. Here are some of our top picks! Jewellery Quarter Festival - Jewellery…

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Wolverhampton Weekender: A Two-Day Guide to Exploring the City

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Got a free weekend and no idea what to do? Look no further than Wolverhampton! This hidden gem in the West Midlands is bursting with rich history, world-class art, exhilarating sport, delicious food, and so much more. Founded in 985 AD by Lady Wulfrun, after whom the city is named, Wolverhampton…

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100 Days of Creativity: City Curator Highlights, Week 8

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By Alex Nicholson-Evans, City Curator This Sunday marks the half way point for 100 Days of Creativity and what a 50 days it’s been! We’ve had incredible festivals like Birmingham Design Festival, BSIDE and Flatpack. We’ve been treated to a whole host of fantastic exhibitions at galleries across the…

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100 Days of Creativity: City Curator Highlights, Week 7

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By Alex Nicholson-Evans, Birmingham City Curator Wow, week 7! It’s another packed week ahead with plenty to choose from whether you’re in the mood for music, cinema, theatre, art or even VR. Choosing these four highlights is never easy but it’s a real pleasure to be able to draw out some of the…

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