Your ultimate guide to Birmingham

Discover Birmingham's best things to do, restaurants, theatre and nightlife

15 great things to do in Birmingham
Things to do

15 great things to do in Birmingham

There’s bags of bostin’ things to do in Brum

The best waterside spots in Birmingham
Things to do

The best waterside spots in Birmingham

Some of Birmingham’s best offerings are by, or on, the water – here’s what to seek out

The best independent shops in Birmingham
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The best independent shops in Birmingham

Whether you’re after jewellery, artisan whisky or a cult graphic novel, Birmingham has it all

Eight Instagrammers who prove Brum is beautiful
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Eight Instagrammers who prove Brum is beautiful

Eight Instagram accounts that show how magnificent the second city really is

11 of the West Midlands' weirdest street names
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11 of the West Midlands' weirdest street names

Bumblehole Meadows, Cat and Kittens Lane, Long Nuke Road... They're all here

Birmingham in pictures

27 photos from the '90s Birmingham club scene

27 photos from the '90s Birmingham club scene

The clothes were bad, the haircuts awful - but the parties were incredible

15 photos of Birmingham by Vanley Burke
Art

15 photos of Birmingham by Vanley Burke

Fascinating images from the archive of the 'grandfather of British black photography'

22 retro pictures of Birmingham in the '80s
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22 retro pictures of Birmingham in the '80s

Photos from a Sunday morning stroll around town in 1983

28 Amazing Birmingham street art images from City of Colours
Art

28 Amazing Birmingham street art images from City of Colours

The walls of Digbeth are an art gallery - if you know where to look