Birmingham

The geographical heart of England, Birmingham started life as a sixth- century Anglo-Saxon village. Today, much of this city of over a million dates back to post-WWII redevelopment in the 1950s and 60s. Cutting edge museums and galleries, innovative theaters and excellent shopping have contributed to Birmingham’s appeal as a weekend break destination. Don’t miss the hopping bars and cafes of Gas Street Basin or the fascinating creatures at the National Sea Life Centre.

Town Hall Birmingham

Birmingham's Grade I listed concert hall, managed along sister venue Symphony Hall, is home to a diverse programme of events including jazz, world, folk, rock, pop and classical concerts, organ recitals, spoken word, dance, family, educational and community performances, as well as annual general meetings, product launches, conferences, dinners, fashion shows, graduation ceremonies and...

The Market at Pepper Place

The Market at Pepper Place, in the heart of downtown Birmingham, is the largest producers' farmers market in the state, with over 200,000 visitors annually. Founded in 2000, it currently runs from mid April - mid December every Saturday. The Market offers over 100 tents during the summer months. The Market at Pepper Place is rain or shine farmers market. Alabama farmers, food vendors, makers and...

Ruffner Mountain

Ruffner Mountain is a 1,040 acre urban nature preserve in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama providing science and nature education programming, 14 miles of trails, and a protected area for thousands of species of native flora and fauna. It is a site for Citizen Science programs and an array of scientist conducted research projects, including native bat and amphibian surveys, research into the...

Avondale Brewing Company

Housed in a historic building that was once a pharmacy, saloon, and brothel, Avondale Brewing is bridging the past and present together. We craft our brews with the same unique character and style as the stories that have inspired them. We are a locally owned and operated brewery that is dedicated to revitalizing our neighborhood and reviving the legacy of Avondale, Alabama.