Arts & Entertainment

Discover the arts and entertainment of Birmingham, from theatres to cinema, art galleries to museums, we feature a selection of Birmingham’s finest cultural gems.

0121 6437879

47-49 Station Street, Birmingham B5 4DY, United Kingdom

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The Electric in Birmingham is the UK’s oldest working cinema and is home to sofas, a bar and waiter service. Read more…

0121 633 4859

66 Dalton St, Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7LX, United Kingdom

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Trading since 1979, Swordfish Records is Birmingham’s most established indie record store, having survived three moves and four premises to its present home just off Corporation Street. Read more…

01214 415202

10 York Road, Birmingham, West Midlands B14 7RZ, United Kingdom

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Polar Bear Records is a small independent record store situated in the Kings Heath area of the city. Read more…

0121 622 2219

99 Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B5 6QB, United Kingdom

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The Diskery is Birmingham’s oldest surviving record shop. The store opened in 1952 and has been supplying music in the city ever since. Read more…

0121 742 5625

Traxx records, 5 The Radleys, Birmingham B33 0QY, United Kingdom

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If you’re passing through East Birmingham, Traxx Records has appeared on the record collectors radar. Read more…

0121 654 9210

HMV, Bullring Shopping Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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HMV has had its ups and downs and with roots firmly placed in vinyl records, it’s great to see the HMV store in the city centre stocking… Read more…

0121 794 0246

Milque & Muhle, Unit 6 Gibb St, The Custard Factory, Birmingham B9 4AA, United Kingdom

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Milque & Muhle is a Custard Factory based independent record shop. Read more…

0121 224 7650 / 7655

Units 8 & 10 Zellig, Custard Factory Club, Birmingham B9 4AA, United Kingdom

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Dj Tech Direct is an established DJ and audio equipment store, in the heart of Birminghams quirky Custard Factory. Read more…

01216221158

130, Bull Ring Indoor Market, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Summit is Birmingham’s longest established reggae record store which started off life in the “old” Bull Ring. Read more…

Level 2, Oasis, Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6SX, United Kingdom

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Rich Perry from Tempest Records (hardcore/indie floor) is now running a much smaller affair within the Oasis Indoor Market along with a business partner. Read more…

0121 224 7777

The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham B9 4AA, United Kingdom

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The Custard Factory is one the UK’s leading destinations for creative and digital businesses, independent shops and alternative culture. Read more…

Digbeth, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Supersonic Festival is without doubt one of the most creative and exciting electronic music festivals in the world, and where better to showcase awesome electronic and acoustic… Read more…

Unit 118, The Custard Factory, Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AA, United Kingdom

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Birmingham’s festival strength is definitely in its micro alternative goings on and Flatpack Film Festival is a perfect example. Read more…

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Fierce Festival hosts is an annual international festival of live art that takes place across Birmingham during March and April each year. Read more…

01384 837362

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Founded by Fused Magazine, Eye Candy Festival is a visual pop culture festival happening in various locations across Birmingham, during the month of October. Read more…

0121 236 0920

85-89 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2BB, United Kingdom

Mon - Sat: 10am - 6pm, Sun: By Appt Only

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The Reuben Colley Fine Arts gallery has been set up to try and bridge the gap between the artist and viewer. Read more…

0121 212 2643

118 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham B18 6AD, United Kingdom

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The Blue Orange Theatre is an independent theatre situated in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. Read more…

0121 248 4445

The Custard Factory, Birmingham B9 4BF, United Kingdom

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Birmingham has a fantastic heritage in jewellery and metalware manufacture, in fact the city was founded on this very industry. Read more…

School of Art, Birmingham City University, Margaret Street, Birmingham B3 3BX, United Kingdom

Mon - Thu: 10am - 6pm, Fri: 10am - 5pm.

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Article gallery is a new public gallery and project space within Birmingham City University’s School of Art. Read more…

0121 643 5016

1 Dudley Street, Birmingham B5 4EG, United Kingdom

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BOM – Birmingham Open Media is a new collaborative workspace for art, technology and science. Read more…

180–182 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham B5 5SE, United Kingdom

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The Bond Cafe Gallery is a canalside cafe which exhibits a range of work by contemporary artists, which are curated by theme or idea, whether it is… Read more…

0121 643 9079

19 Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RS, United Kingdom

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Grand Union is an gallery and studio space in the heart of Digbeth which incorporates many different styles of art, from gallery exhibitions to visual arts, live… Read more…

07845 083 322

500-5004 Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham B12 9AH, United Kingdom

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Ort is a licensed cafe that holds regular exhibitions and events including spoken word and poetry, live music. Read more…

5, Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD, United Kingdom

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Parkside Gallery is based in Birmingham City University but is free and open to the public. Read more…

0121 2120430

23 Warstone Lane, Birmingham B18 6JQ, United Kingdom

Mon - Fri: 10am - 4.30pm, Sat: 10.30am - 4pm. Closed on bank holidays.

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Artfull Expression was established in The Merlin Centre for Contemporary Design in 1982, with the aim of providing a showcase for jewellery designer-makers in the heart of… Read more…

Unit 13, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RS, United Kingdom

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Stryx Gallery is a collaborative studio and project space, which was started by fine arts graduates in 2012 who formed an arts collective with an aim to… Read more…

16 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RS, United Kingdom

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Housed in a warehouse space, Vivid works across media, including film, live art and music. Read more…

0121 2369834

60 Frederick Street, Birmingham B1 3HS, United Kingdom

Tue - Sat: 11am – 4pm, Sun: 1pm – 4pm

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The Pen Room museum is operated by volunteers and opened in 2001. Read more…

0121 5543598

75-79 Vyse Street, Hockley, Birmingham B18 6HA, United Kingdom

Tue- Sat: 10.30am - 5.00pm. Closed Sun and Mon. Open Bank Holiday Mondays.

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Birmingham has a vast wealth of heritage when it comes to metal working, and the greatest export, along with guns and cars, was silverwear and jewellery. Read more…

0121 771 1778

Eastside Projects, 86 Heath Mill Lane, Birmingham B9 4AR, United Kingdom

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Eastside Projects is a free, contemporary art gallery based in Digbeth, the creative heart of Birmingham. Read more…