The Best of Brum

‘Best of’ articles written by our contributors to help you find your way around Brum.

What To See and Do In One Day In Birmingham

As the UK’s second largest city, Birmingham has a lot to offer whether you are visiting for just one day or longer. If you only have one… Read more »

Summer in the Midlands: 6 of the Best Places to Visit

Summer in the Midlands: 6 of the Best Places to Visit

As the second most populous city in the UK, it’s little wonder that Birmingham has plenty to keep both residents and visitors entertained. A former manufacturing powerhouse, it… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action!: Birmingham’s History as a Filming Location

Lights, Camera, Action!: Birmingham’s History as a Filming Location

Hollywood. Bombay. Birmingham? The Midlands is a hub of activity and excitement, so much so that it has attracted the eyes of many large-scale film productions and… Read more »

Hit the Town: 5 Birmingham Spots You Need to Hit Up on Your Next Night Out

Hit the Town: 5 Birmingham Spots You Need to Hit Up on Your Next Night Out

No matter what kind of day or night you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it in Birmingham, where our more than 42 million visitors per year just… Read more »

Birmingham’s Coolest & Best Bars

Birmingham’s Coolest & Best Bars

Birmingham has a growing selection of cool hang outs and bars. But what makes a bar “cool” and stand out above the rest. It’s subjective of course,… Read more »

A Night of Food & Drink in the Jewellery Quarter by Ollie ‘Yardbird’ Lloyd.

A Night of Food & Drink in the Jewellery Quarter by Ollie ‘Yardbird’ Lloyd.

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter may be known for its gold, silver and stones, yet since the licensed renaissance of the area a few years ago, there are many… Read more »

A movement that can’t be ignored – The Best Vegan Cuisine in Birmingham

Christmas over indulgence true to you? Vegetarian but considering vegan? Embarking on Veganuary for a challenge? As the fastest growing food movement in the world, restaurants are… Read more »

Top 5 Reasons Birmingham Is A Great Place To Live

As Britain’s second largest city, Birmingham is famous for many things – The Bull Ring, Spaghetti Junction, Cadburys chocolate, playing a major part in the Industrial Revolution,… Read more »

New Kids on the Culinary Streets of Brum

Our city is paired in Michelin goodness with Edinburgh to have the most accoladed dining spots outside of the big smoke. Our homegrown talent continues to grow… Read more »

What to do if you absolutely cannot avoid being in Birmingham

Whilst the thought of having to spend time in Birmingham was once a daunting inevitability, the city now boasts a surprising array of enjoyable things to do…. Read more »

Weird Weekend Escapes in Birmingham

Looking for something a little bit different? In need of the weird and the fun? Spice up your weekend and have fun while you’re at it with… Read more »

7 Unique Things Birmingham Has to Offer to Traveling Students

Many students get the chance to travel during their studies. Whether this is part of a study abroad program or a holiday between semesters, students want to… Read more »

Winter Fun in Birmingham

There’s no denying it; the nights are drawing in, there’s an undeniable nip in the air and, dare I say it, Christmas is fast approaching. After such… Read more »

Where to go for the Best Nightlife in Birmingham

Where to go for the Best Nightlife in Birmingham

Whether you’re in town visiting or you are a local looking for somewhere different to hang out this weekend, Birmingham has plenty to offer when it comes… Read more »

Five of the Best Date Destinations in Birmingham

Five of the Best Date Destinations in Birmingham

We might be a little biased but, in our humble opinion, Birmingham is one of the best cities in the world. Chic, cosmopolitan and most definitely up-and-coming, it… Read more »

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