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Birmingham is a city in the West Midlands of England. It is the most populous British city outside London with 1,092,330 residents (2013 est.)
People from Birmingham are called 'Brummies', a term derived from the city's nickname of 'Brum'. There is a distinctive Brummie accent and dialect.

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Back to Backs


Back to Backs
55-63 Hurst Street/50-54 Inge Street. Carefully restored, atmospheric 19th-century courtyard of working people's houses.
On a fascinating guided tour, step back in time at Birmingham's last surviving court of back to backs; houses built literally back-to-back around a communal courtyard.
It is essential to pre-book.

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Birmingham Cathedral

Birmingham Cathedral, Colmore Row.
Situated in the heart of the city and open and staffed every day of the year.The Cathedral Church of Saint Philip is the Church of England cathedral and the seat of the Bishop of Birmingham. Built as a parish church and consecrated in 1715, St Philip's became the cathedral of the newly formed Diocese of Birmingham in 1905.

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The Bullring

The Bullring The Bull Ring is a major commercial area of Birmingham. It has been an important feature of Birmingham since the Middle Ages, when its market was first held. Two shopping centres have been built in the area; in the 1960s, and then in 2003; the latter is styled as one word, Bullring.
The current shopping centre was the busiest in the United Kingdom in 2004 with 36.5 million visitors.

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The Mailbox

The Mailbox is an upmarket shopping and office development in the City Centre of Birmingham. It serves as the base for BBC Birmingham and houses one of six Harvey Nichols department stores.
Previously the location of a railway goods yard with canal wharves off the Worcester and Birmingham canal leading to Gas Street Basin, the site was the location of the Royal Mail's main sorting office building for Birmingham (hence its current name)

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Old Joint Stock

Old Joint Stock pub and theatre Built in 1862 by Julius Alfred Chatwin, the establishment was originally designed as a library before becoming the Birmingham Joint Stock Bank. More than a century later, and The Old Joint Stock is a stunning pub - making a wonderful feature of the original fixtures and fittings.
One of the best pubs in Birmingham and beyond, it is the UK's highest seller of London Pride. Upstairs hoses a theatre.