What to do in the City of a Thousand Trades? Birmingham’s proud industrial history, from Matthew Boulton and the Lunar Society to Bird’s custard and Cadbury’s chocolate, is only part of the story. The UK’s second city is an irrepressible cultural force, full of fine art and fine dining, shopping excess and sporting endeavour, bars and bold buildings, mould-breaking music and museums. Whether it’s the urban grit of the Peaky Blinders or the glorious greenery of Edgbaston, Birmingham will certainly have something that floats your canal boat. Here’s our definitive round-up of the very best experiences Brum has to offer.
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