Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk


Arts and Culture

Birmingham offers a wide range of arts and cultural activities. Our Arts and Culture in the City Centre page gives information on the many activities available - from concerts at Symphony Hall, to the city's theatres.

You can also find out about Birmingham's museums, including the central museum and art gallery, and the magnificent Aston Hall.

The council's Arts team runs a variety of exciting arts projects and experiences. Learn about their work on our Arts Team pages.

Ethnic Groups

Over the years, Birmingham has become a place where different ethnic groups live. People from all over the world still come to the city and make it their home.

See also our Black History pages, for a wide variety of material related to black history and culture.

You can also find out about the ethnicity of Birmingham residents, according to the 2011 Census of Population.

Events and Festivals

See the BBC's comprehensive list of cultural festivals.

International Affairs

The council's European and International Division aims to build on the city's European and wider international profile in order to establish Birmingham as the UK's most dynamic and diverse European city.


Birmingham libraries have produced a list of useful websites for different religions. See our library services page, for information about religions held at the Central Library, and a list of places of worship in Birmingham.

Work of the Equalities Division
Birmingham event listings