Reasons to stay …


  • Birmingham hosts more than 50 festivals each year +  Festival Fun
  • The city has more than 500,000 works of art in one square mile  + Culture central
  • Library of Birmingham is now open – go visit  + A new chapter
  • Birmingham Literature Festival runs until 12 Oct and headline events include UK poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, plus writers Lionel Shriver, Will Self and Germaine Greer  + A great read
  • The city now boasts FOUR Michelin stars, well done Adam Stokes at  + Adams Restaurant and congratulations to Glynn Purnell at  + Purnell’s Andreas Antona at + Simpsons and Richard Turner at  + Turners
  •  More than 1,000 shops within a 20-minute walk of the city centre alone + Retail heaven
  • Christmas is big here – the city hosts one of the world’s top five festive markets  + Jingle bells
  • A great base to explore the wider West Midlands including Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and the rural charm of Shropshire and Worcestershire  + Lots to explore

So, when are you planning to visit?

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