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Birmingham Activity Ideas & Things to Do

Things to Do & Activities for groups in Birmingham

Days out, activity packages and activities in the Birmingham area, GoBananas has 125+ different types of activities, motor based, water based, shooting, crazy, relaxing, team building, we have an activity or event for everybody.

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Birmingham Activities & Things To Do

As the UK’s 2nd largest populated city, you will not be surprised to know that the city of Birmingham has just a ton of fun things for you to do.

Getting To Birmingham

Located in the West Midlands, Birmingham is truth be told pretty hard not to be able to find. As one of the Countries major cities it is a place that will cause you no problems at all on getting there no matter where you are coming from.

What’s On & When To Go

As a major city Birmingham has things on all year round. There are a ton of music festivals on during the summer months ranging from huge ones like the Wireless festival to something more laid back and low key such as the Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival. It’s not an exaggeration to say that no matter what your musical taste, be it something awesome like Guns N Roses or some X Factor style garbage, I kid, I kid…. Well not really that music is just god awful, but if that is your thing there will be something on in Birmingham you can get into.

Even in the winter the city does not go to sleep there are Christmas markets and all kinds of cool stuff going on. Just make sure you wrap up warm as like most other places in the UK its freezing in the winter.


It would take a man much greater than I….. and one with more patience to write down all of the things you can do in Birmingham as there really is that much stuff to do. But here are a few of the highlights of what the city has to offer. Just remember that this city caters for a romantic break, a lads or lasses weekend away and a family holiday as well.

Think Tank, this amazing museum is the perfect place to go if you are on holiday with the family. Even adults will have a great time here. This place has over 200 interactive displays ranging from old school steam engines to dinosaurs.

TeamSport Birmingham, this place if perfect if you are hitting the city with a few mates. This is one of the UK’s largest indoor go kart tracks. The offer high speed go kart racing like no other place. As well as being great for us big kids. They do also cater to families as well.

National Motorcycle Museum, if you are a biker then this is a place you simply must go. This has a huge collection of amazingly restored motorcycles and they keep adding new ones. Or so I am told after an incident with me sitting on one of them I was told not to come back so make sure you look and do not touch. Still this is an amazing place and many people come to the city specifically to check it out.

Dome Club, how the heck do you describe exactly what the Dome Club is? This place sees you sitting or lying on the floor as you are surround by a huge dome that is like a giant video wall, except it goes all around it. It’s an experience like no other and I guarantee you will be lost for words when trying to explain to someone what this place was like.

Symphony Hall is one of the most stand out land marks in the city. This place just looks amazing and they have some great musical performances happening all year round.

As far as eating in the city goes then there really is something for everyone. No matter what you are in the mood for be it a fast food joint, a slap up meal or some fish and chips, Birmingham has you covered.

After Dark

Being such a huge city there is a very active nightlife in Birmingham. Here are just a few of the highlights.

IMAX Cinema, this is the largest cinema in the whole Midlands. So if you want to go and check out the latest blockbuster, then do it on the huge IMAX screen.

LG Arena, the LG Arena is one of if not the largest indoor arena in the UK. They have events on all year round ranging from concerts, wrestling, kids shows and so much more. It’s well worth checking out what is on here when you come to stay.

Broadway Casino, if you are feeling lucky then why not take a gamble at the Broadway Casino. They have all your favourite games. Who knows you may win big or you could lose it all and have to busk out on the street to earn petrol money to get home, either way you are in for a good night.

Birmingham also has an almost unlimited number of pubs and clubs for you to go to. 

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