Birmingham, the "city of a thousand trades," is sprawling and diverse with independent street food and establishments, art galleries and museums. There's always somewhere to go and something new to see. We're proud to call Birmingham our home; in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter, our studio has carved out its own space in the historical district. We're so honoured to be part of the city.
If you're looking for a city break adventure and don't know where to go, visit Birmingham. We've picked our favourite things to see, do, drink, and eat.
Places To Visit
- Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Home to Pre-Raphaelite art and the Staffordshire Hoard.
- Birmingham Botanical Gardens: Explore the beautiful gardens and greenhouses.
- The Jewellery Quarter: A unique conservation area with over 200 listed buildings.
- The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter: A perfectly preserved jewellery workshop.
- The Pen Museum: Dedicated to the history of Birmingham's steel pen trade.
- The Coffin Works: A historic workshop full of original machinery and tools.
- Ikon Gallery: An internationally acclaimed contemporary art venue.
- Thinktank Science Museum: Award-winning science museum.
- Lapworth Museum of Geology: One of the oldest specialist geological museums in the UK.
- Aston Hall: A Grade I listed Jacobean house and gardens.
- Gas Street Basin: The heart of Birmingham's canal network.
- Custard Factory: Birmingham's Creative Quarter.
- St. Paul's Square: A Georgian square in the heart of the iconic Jewellery Quarter.
- Eastside Projects: A free artist-run public space.
- Back to Back Houses: The last surviving court of back-to-back houses.
- Electric Cinema: the UK's oldest working cinema
- Jewellery Quarter Festival: Food, drink, entertainment, and open studios.
- Flatpack Film Festival: A week of cinematic invention and audio-visual delights.
- Seasonal Markets: Arts, crafts, food, drink, and music.
- City of Colours: The UK's largest celebrations of graffiti, street art, and urban culture.
Places To Drink
- Tilt: Craft beer and pinball.
- 1000 Trades: Natural wine, craft beers, and music.
- 3 Three's Coffee: Coffee and cakes.
- Faculty Coffee: Carefully sourced coffee beans and tea.
- Edwardian Tea Rooms: Traditional afternoon tea in beautiful tea rooms.
Places To Eat
- Carters of Moseley: You'll need to book but it's worth it for this Michelin starred restaurant.
- Natural Healthy Foods: The first entirely vegan cafe in the city centre.
- The Pig and Tail: Modern cocktails, craft beers, and "grazing style" bar.
- Peel & Stone: The perfect place to grab lunch (and a sourdough loaf) to take away.
- Chandni Chowk: Excellent Indian dishes and traditional sweets.
Places To Shop
- The Eight Foot Grocer: Local sourced produce, coffee, and products.
- Connolly's Wine Merchants: Fine wines, spirits, artisan beers, and ciders.
- Honest Skincare: Organic handmade skincare and homewares.
- The People Shop: Lifestyle shop with clothing, gifts, homeware, and accessories.
- Provide: Independent menswear brand.