Five Instagrammable restaurants in Brum – Visit Birmingham

Social media has become a blooming thing of the present and a definite keeper for the future – if you didn’t snap it, it didn’t happen… right? From pics of lush aesthetics to perfectly placed cutlery, we’re surely all guilty of feeling a million bucks and wanting to show the world. We’ve had a look […]

The REAL Peaky Blinders – Visit Birmingham

The hit TV series Peaky Blinders has placed Birmingham and the West Midlands firmly in the national and international spotlight. But long before the BBC drama series aired, the region was already celebrating its unique and colourful past. But who are The Peaky Blinders?

Summer in Southside July 2019

We were lucky enough to be walking through the Arcadian Centre this weekend (featured in our Birmingham City Centre walk) when we came across all sorts of performances from roving Martians to an orchestra playing sci-fi themed music! This was Summer in Southside, a free annual festival organised by The Birmingham Hippodrome.

Picnic spots in Birmingham

Walk Run Cycle Birmingham (free app to download) has added a new section showing where to find the best picnic spots in Birmingham. Perfect for visitors and locals alike this May as it’s National Walking Month! From the obvious to the hidden away, our map will direct you to the nearest green space in the […]

A look back at Birmingham’s City of Colours Festival in 2016

Our self-guided walking tour of the graffiti art of Digbeth in Birmingham is now live! But before you walk it, here’s a look back at Digbeth’s City of Colours Street Art Festival in 2016 when so many graffiti artists from around the World descended on the streets of Digbeth. Good to see some of the […]

Digbeth Graffiti Art Blog

Birmingham Digbeth Graffiti Art 35

25 July 2018: Well we’ve been busy out photographing some of the amazing graffiti art around Digbeth in Birmingham in preparation for our new self-guided walk (watch this space!). We thought we’d share some of the highlights with you before the new route goes live! If you are a Birmingham graffiti artist, or know any […]

Birmingham’s 8km Tourist Run – led by an England Athletics Run Leader


Walk Run Cycle Birmingham host this 5mile/8km run loop around central Birmingham where you will see all the main tourist sites. Held on a Saturday morning at 08:30am it starts from just outside the Council House entrance. It’s FREE to attend and your run guide is an England Athletics qualified Run Leader. It’s the perfect […]