When it comes to entertainment, Birmingham will leave you spoilt for choice.
Whatever hobby or interest you have, there is sure to be something for you to do and a host of new things to try out.
Birmingham’s heritage is steeped with wonderful art, theatre and music. The city is home to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, the MAC and the IKON Gallery, where there are a number of great exhibitions and boundary pushing art, throughout the year. Many of these are either free or offer student discounts.
If you are an avid gig-goer, the music scenes in Birmingham will not disappoint. The world’s biggest artists headline here at a whole host of amazing venues, such as the Genting Arena, Barclaycard Arena, Symphony Hall and the O2 Academy. There are also smaller venues, such as The Institute, around the city where you can watch established and new musical and comedy talent.
The theatre and dance scene in Birmingham is world-renowned and bursting with talent. The Hippodrome, New Alexandra Theatre, Symphony Hall and Birmingham Royal Ballet have packed calendars including West End musicals and comedy shows.