Birmingham Back to Backs
Step back in time and take a guided tour of Birmingham's last standing back to backs houses and communal courtyard. Reconstructed and decorated to reflect the domestic and working lives of the people that lived in them, it's a fascinating walk through history.
55-63 Hurst Street/50-54 Inge Street, Birmingham B5 4TE ,
+44 (0)121 666 7671
Set up by a Sandwell Arts Trust charity, The Public uses the arts to bring communities together and create a place where people can admire and be inspired by local talent. From events, exhibitions and workshops, there's always something inspiring on offer.
New Street, West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 7PG ,
+44 (0)121 533 7161
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is a testament to the significance of worldwide histories. The galleries showcase established and emerging talent from around the world, and the building itself is something to be marvelled at. A city must.
Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH ,
+44 (0)121 303 1966
Forget the city and explore the countryside by taking a stroll along the cobbled courtyard and mill pool. Gain an insight into the lives of the millers by taking a trip to Sarehole, which is home to a 200 year old watermill. It's the perfect city escape. Sarehole Mill is now closed for the winter and will open again on Saturday 30 March 2013.
Cole Bank Road, Hall Green, Birmingham B13 0BD ,
+44 (0)121 777 6612