Birmingham, the second largest city in the UK is a fabulous city showcasing social mobility with its now huge service sector. A city built on the industrial revolution, did you know that the Watt steam engine that started the industrial revolution was invented here?
Birmingham is the Brummie heartland, with a wealth of history, yet also encompassing a truly contemporary feel. The history of the chocolatier family, Cadbury, remains in Birmingham with the popular Cadbury’s World. The Selfridges Bullring is a famous city landmark. The Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham is famous by itself, responsible for 40% of the UK’s jewellery manufacture.
Birmingham is the city to visit to see how the UK is ‘going places’.