Birmingham | What's on

What's on in Birmingham

With over a million people living in Birmingham, it’s no wonder this busy, buzzing city offers plenty to do. Whether you want to see some sporting greats, go on a shopping spree or take in a show, you’ll find no shortage of options here. Take a look at our guide to what’s on in Birmingham and start planning your trip now.

Music and comedy

With some of the biggest and brightest venues in the UK, it’s no wonder Birmingham attracts some stellar acts. 


Whether you want to hit the high street or hunt through market stalls, Birmingham has all the options for your perfect shopping spree.

Events and festivals

With events, festivals and exhibitions galore, Birmingham’s cultural calendar will keep you busy, whatever time of year you visit.


From international athletics to test cricket, Birmingham’s world-class sporting venues put you at the heart of the action. 

Conferences and exhibitions

Whether you’re attending a trade show or a fan convention, you’ll be well looked after in Birmingham’s excellent exhibition and conference venues.

Looking for a hotel in Birmingham?

Whether you want to stay in Birmingham’s city centre, leafy suburbs or beautiful surrounding countryside, we have lots of hotels to choose from. If you need to be right on the doorstep, we have hotels next to Birmingham Airport and New Street Station, as well as the NEC, Barclaycard Arena and the Bullring.