Birmingham is one of the UK’s most dynamic, creative and multi-cultural cities. Millions travel to sample its colourful city centre, with something for every shopaholic, culture vulture, foodie fiend and party animal.
With over 50 festivals each year, you’re sure to find an event you’ve been dying to attend in Birmingham. Its events run the gamut of music and the arts, from Dragon Boat Races to Jazz and Blues, all of which help form the city’s carnival atmosphere.
Birmingham has a roaring music scene, founded by legendary bands like Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin and continuing today with both the NIA and LG Arena regularly hosting international music icons.
This city has plenty to offer when on the dining front too, with more Michelin starred restaurants than any other UK city outside London, as well as farmers’ markets, cookery schools and foraged food havens to explore.
If you’re in need of some retail therapy, browse through a multitude of bespoke boutiques amidst the Great Western Arcades’ Victorian grandeur or visit Birmingham’s famous Bull Ring, a vast shopping and leisure complex.
After a day out in Birmingham you’ll not forget the eye-catching, futuristic architecture of the custard factory and Selfridges store.
Whenever you decide to visit Birmingham, you’re sure to have a day to remember.