Resplendent yet accessible, the Symphony Hall is the model of the ideal modern concert space – and it’s likely the hundreds of thousands who attend around 320 events there each year agree. If you’re only in Brum for the day, try to catch one of the CBSO’s lunchtime concerts or, for demonstrations and to gain backstage access, join one of the hall’s monthly tours, available through the THSH Box Office.
Want to get to the heart of what it means to live in Brum? Our run-down of the best attractions in Birmingham should help. Britain’s second city has emerged from its industrial past to become a thriving cultural beacon – with iconic architecture to match. From the Library of Birmingham, basically a museum of books that gives you access to unrivalled panoramic views from its Skyline Viewpoint, to the Jewellery Quarter, an industry hub filled with bars, art galleries, restaurants and more, this city is home to wide array of must-see sights. Here’s where to start.
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