Birmingham, a metropolitan borough at the heart of the west midlands. This city is a major international commercial centre, as demonstrated through its wide selections of events year round and with plenty to do and see, as well as being renowned as a thriving student friendly city, let this top destination take you and your Hens on a girls weekend you’ll never forget.
For those seeking a more culturally filled experience, Birmingham has an abundance of activities and sights to keep your party entertained. From its intricate architecture across the city, to the assortment of open spaces, with Sutton park being the largest park coving over 2,400 acres making it the largest urban nature reserve in Europe, unwind by taking in the beauties it has on offer.
The theatre and performing arts are a massive influence on this marvelous city’s culture, with a mixed array of entertainment shown continuously, with the likes of ballet and opera to avant-garde productions, which take place in various venues across the city like factories and abandoned buildings. As well as art galleries scattered city wide, with artists works shown in exhibitions ranging from the modern and contemporary to landscape artists and surrealists. With one of the most popular being Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. And a collection of museums displaying the history behind the city, with exhibitions on chocolate making to steam engines.
Birmingham has a music scene to match that of its northern competitor Liverpool. With a wide selection of musical influences from Jazz to reggae, and the origin of such groups as UB40 and The Streets playing in vibrant venues like The O2 Academy, as well as being host to many national festivals.
Shop till you drop in this fashion friendly city. Get your glam on at the famous Bullring Shopping centre, with such favourites as H&M, All Saints, Top Shop, Zara and Selfridges. Or go vintage with independent boutiques sprinkled across Birmingham. Or bargain hunt in the amazing markets for a different experience altogether and no visit is complete without a stroll around the jewellery quarter to complete your ensemble for the evening. By the end of the day you and your party will all be riled and ready to show off your new buys that evening.