Books about Birmingham, England

About the city of Birmingham, England

Birmingham is both a city and a metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England. It has been described as the largest British city outside of London, with all the facilities and issues expected of a large urban area.

Birmingham City Council is among the largest local authorities in the UK. The city is located on relatively high ground and has 571 parks (according to 'The Guardian', Apr 2014) and more than 6 million trees. Its long-established cultural scene encompasses art and design, museums and galleries, music, literature and the performing arts.

Although parts of the medieval history of Birmingham remain in the form of some buildings as well as others dating from the Tudor period, much of the city's architecture is in the Victorian red brick style. More recent developments have been added in a starkly different style such as the highly reflective structures of the Selfridges building near the new Bullring Shopping Centre and the mirror surfaces outside Birmingham New Street railway station (shown below).

Birmingham has an important place in the development of many popular sports including football, cricket and tennis. It is home to many professional sports teams including football and rugby clubs. It is also the location of the National Indoor Arena, a major indoor sporting and entertainment venue.

See also news from, about or mentioning Birmingham, West Midlands (England).

Birmingham & the Heart of England - No. 3 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)

Birmingham & the Heart of England - No. 3 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)

by Collins Maps

ISBN: 000825799X ASIN: 000825799X

192 pages (Spiral-bound)

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Price: 26.95 USD

Manchester: Where To Go, What To See - A Manchester Travel Guide (Great Britain,London,Birmingham,Glasgow,Liverpool,Bristol,Manchester) (Volume 7)

Manchester: Where To Go, What To See - A Manchester Travel Guide (Great Britain,London,Birmingham,Glasgow,Liverpool,Bristol,Manchester) (Volume 7)

by Worldwide Travellers

ISBN: 1544737319 ASIN: 1544737319

42 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Price: 19.73 USD

Birmingham (England) - Wink Travel Guide

Birmingham (England) - Wink Travel Guide

by Wink Travel Guide

ISBN: 1082195030 ASIN: 1082195030

25 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Independently published

Price: 9.90 USD

Glasgow: Where To Go, What To See - A Glasgow Travel Guide (Great Britain,London,Birmingham,Glasgow,Liverpool,Bristol,Manchester) (Volume 4)

Glasgow: Where To Go, What To See - A Glasgow Travel Guide (Great Britain,London,Birmingham,Glasgow,Liverpool,Bristol,Manchester) (Volume 4)

by Worldwide Travellers

ISBN: 1975611918 ASIN: 1975611918

74 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Price: 19.73 USD

Birmingham: Where To Go, What To See - A Birmingham Travel Guide (Great Britain,London,Birmingham,Glasgow,Liverpool,Bristol,Manchester) (Volume 3)

Birmingham: Where To Go, What To See - A Birmingham Travel Guide (Great Britain,London,Birmingham,Glasgow,Liverpool,Bristol,Manchester) (Volume 3)

by Worldwide Travellers

ISBN: 1545554005 ASIN: 1545554005

44 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Price: 19.73 USD

Severn, Avon & Birmingham (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)

Severn, Avon & Birmingham (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)

by Collins Maps

ISBN: 0007538987 ASIN: 0007538987

96 pages (Spiral-bound)

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Price: 27.99 USD

Great Britain: Where To Go, What To See - A Great Britain Travel Guide (Great Britain,London,Birmingham,Glasgow,Liverpool,Bristol,Manchester) (Volume 1)

Great Britain: Where To Go, What To See - A Great Britain Travel Guide (Great Britain,London,Birmingham,Glasgow,Liverpool,Bristol,Manchester) (Volume 1)

by Worldwide Travellers

ISBN: 154121966X ASIN: 154121966X

58 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Price: 19.99 USD

Birmingham & the Heart of England: Waterways Guide 3 (Collins/Nicholson Waterways Guides)

Birmingham & the Heart of England: Waterways Guide 3 (Collins/Nicholson Waterways Guides)

by Collins UK

ISBN: 0007452586 ASIN: 0007452586

168 pages (Spiral-bound)

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Price: 24.95 USD

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