Birmingham attractions

Birmingham attractions

BirminghamBirmingham lies in the West Midlands, a landlocked county that borders Warwickshire to the east, Worcestershire to the south, and Staffordshire to the north. It is one of the most heavily urbanised counties, with Birmingham the nucleus of the region. Birmingham and the Black Country lie at the hub of the British canal system, aswell as being easily accessible by rail, coach and air.

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Attractions Birmingham is known as the Capital of the Balti, introduced to the city by its large Kashmiri population

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Attractions AMC Cinema Tel: 0870 7555657 - Electric Cinema Tel: 0121 643 7879 - MAC (Midlands Arts Centre) Tel: (0121) 440 3838 - Odeon Cinema Tel: 0871 224 4007- Showcase Cinema Tel: 0871 220 1000 - Cineworld Cinema Tel: 0871 200 2000 - Cineworld Great Park Tel: 0871 200 2000.

AMC Cinema

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AttractionsBull Ring Indoor Market, Edgbaston Street, Birmingham, B5 4RB. Tel: 0121 622 0201. Items sold include fruit and vegetables, confectionery, nursery goods, garden accessories, pets and pet foods. The Bullring is situated in the Digbeth area of the City Centre & offers leading international retailers, cafes, restaurants and leisure facilities. It trades from three principle malls all with pedestrian access and incorporating two major department stores (Selfridges and Debenhams) and over 100 shop units. www.bullringindoormarket.com. Location: In the centre of Birmingham.

Bull Ring Indoor Market

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AttractionsAlexandra Theatre Tel: 0870 607 7544 - Birmingham Hippodrome Tel: 0870 730 1234 - Alexandra Theatre Tel: 0870 607 7544 - Birmingham Hippodrome Tel: 0870 730 1234 - Birmingham Library Theatre Tel: (0121) 236 5622 - Birmingham Repertory Theatre Tel: (0121) 236 4455 - Crescent Theatre Tel: (0121) 643 5858 - Hall Green Little Theatre Ltd hallgreenlittletheatre.co.uk/ - Highbury Little Theatre Tel: (0121) 373 2761 - Maverick Theatre Tel: (0121) 449 0933 - Midland Arts Centre (MAC) www.mac-birmingham.org.uk/ - Old Rep Theatre Tel: (0121) 236 5622. mac-birmingham.org.uk. www.hglt.org.uk.

Birmingham Theatres

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Attractions Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3DH. Tel: 0121 303 2834. Houses the largest collection of Pre-Raphaelite works in the world, as well as Old Masters and Impressionists. Visit the magnificent Edwardian Tea Room and its sumptuous cakes. The Egyptian gallery, featuring an elaborate Egyptian mummy and painted coffins. www.bmag.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Birmingham.

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Attractions Birmingham is said to have more canals than Venice. Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Terminates in Birmingham.

Grand Union Canal

AttractionsVictoria Square stands between New Street, Paradise Street and Colmore Row. Here you will find the Town Hall, the "Iron Man" and the "Floozie in the Jacuzzi".

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AttractionsThere are three professional football clubs in Birmingham: Birmingham City (0871 226 1875), Aston Villa (0121327 2299) and West Bromwich Albion (08700 66 8888)

Birmingham football clubs

Attractions The NEC, Birmingham, England, B40 1NT. Tel: 0121 780 4141. The National Exhibition Centre is the busiest exhibition centre in Europe, staging more than 180 exhibitions each year, ranging from world-famous public shows as Crufts Dog Show and Clotheshow Live to international trade exhibitions like IPEX and Spring Fair, Birmingham. Up to four million people visit the centre each year. www.necgroup.co.uk. About 10 miles east of Birmingham.

The National Exhibition Centre

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Other Attractions - Worcestershire Attractions Warwickshire Attractions Derbyshire Attractions Staffordshire Attractions. Also see Birmingham Birmingham travel Birmingham photos. Also Wolverhampton hotels & Tamworth hotels.

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