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10 things you can’t miss in Birmingham from someone in the know!

Selected from Media and Communications student Sophie Drake’s blog

1

Eating out

Grab a roast and dive into a famous plate from The Plough in Harborne

2

Treats

Digbeth Dining club has flavour in abundance and a huge variety of delicious tastes on offer

3

The best drinks in town

The social hub of Sidewalk, Hurst Street, gives you a chance to sit back and relax with a drink on a sofa, or you can party with the best of them on the dance floor

4

Moseley Village

It’s all go at the Bohemian Bar, Moseley where there’s a lovely upbeat vibe with plenty of signature cocktails to keep you entertained all night

5

Treats

Harborne, 10 minutes from the city centre, is a treasure chest of charity shops and you’ll find yourself browsing for hours before walking away with some bargains

6

Custard Factory

Look around the Custard Factory at some great shops and enjoy the ever changing street art

7

Wines

Loki’s amazing range of wines get the palette tingling you can buy sips

8

Balti

Head to the Balti Triangle and tuck into Birmingham’s signature dishes

9

Before and after the sun goes down

Birmingham has a wide network of canal systems. Do take a stroll along them and experience the beauty and serenity of it all

10

Electric Cinema

Electric Cinema is not your normal cinema experience. Sit back and relax, order your treats and enjoy a classic flick