Things to do - Birmingham And District

Recent years have seen a dramatic transformation, with large areas of the city pegged for redevelopment, which besides the aesthetic improvements has also spawned a burgeoning cultural scene. Today’s Birmingham boasts its own Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Company as well as a plethora of excellent Museums and Galleries including the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Black Country Museum and Ikon Gallery. The nightlife is now considered on a par with London and Edinburgh as more and more classy restaurants, bars and clubs take advantage of the rejuvenation.