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Britain’s second largest city has risen from the ashes in recent years. After struggling economically throughout the 1980’s, and saddled for years with a concrete-block city centre, recent regeneration has transformed the heart of humble Brum.
There’s plenty to see and do here, and nowadays this mighty midlands city is a cultural hotbed ideal for exploring.
Here are some of our favourite things to do in Birmingham:
Friendly Birmingham, the UK's self-professed second city. Birthplace of the nation's favourite chocolates and short folk with rings. Here a few fascinating facts about humble Brum: England's very own Venice Fancy a trip on a gondola? Forget Venice, head to Brum....
Birmingham has gained fame for its canals, steel and chocolate over the years. More recently though, charming Brum is gaining quite a name in the coffee industry with plenty of shops and stores popping up across the city. Here are a few of the best places for coffee...
From Egyptians to Spitfires, these are the best museums in Birmingham: The Coffin Works Explore the art of coffin fittings at one of Birmingham's more macabre museums. The 19th century Newman Brothers Coffin Works was once an internationally recognised firm, producing...
Eating out as a vegetarian can sometimes be a difficult experience. If it isn't the panicked expression on the face of the waiter working their second shift, it's the disappointed plate of salad that follows. Luckily, in Birmingham, this is no longer the case. In...
Craft beer is everywhere right now. From the local boozer to the shelves of the corner shop, we're experiencing a beverage revolution on British shores. The streets of Birmingham are no different, with plenty of choice for craft beer enthusiasts to wet their whistle...
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