The Home Of Metal Birmingham City Break

This two night short break in Birmingham includes access to a blockbuster exhibition devoted to the music that was born in and around the city. This trip also includes a visit to The Coffin Works which is a unique museum that offers an insight into coffin making.

Taking you through the world famous Balti Triangle, this tour gives you the opportunity to visit the prestigious area in Birmingham and enjoy dinner if you choose to eat at one of the many Michelin starred restaurants, stylish eateries, world cuisine, street dining.

We’ve also included an Independent Birmingham card gaining you access to a myriad of discounts during your stay.

Birmingham #OnlyHere

Immerse yourself in the cultural vibe of the City of Birmingham whilst indulging in amazing attractions, outstanding shopping and delicious dining.  Experience the eclectic calendar of festivals & events, wonder at the architecture or experience the majestic waterways.  Share your #onlyhere moment.  

Prices from £295pp*

*Based on two people sharing. Subject to availability.

In association with West Midlands Growth / Visit Birmingham

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  • Comfort: Hotel
  • Start/Finish: Birmingham
  • Distance: N/A
  • Duration: 2 Nights
  • Availability: 26th June - 30th September
  • Altitude: N/A

Black Sabbath 50 Years is an exhibition by Capsule, presented in partnership with Birmingham Museums Trust. The exhibition celebrates Black Sabbath from the perspective of their fans, to show the impact and cultural legacy of the band as pioneers of Heavy Metal, and to celebrate this unique, significant part of British music heritage.

This break will also include a visit to The Coffin Works and discover how this old Jewellery Quarter firm once operated on a day-to-day basis, producing some of the world’s finest coffin furniture, including the fittings for the funerals of Churchill, Chamberlain and the Queen Mother. The tour will also provide you with an opportunity to go out and enjoy dinner at one of the many Michelin starred restaurants, stylish eateries, world cuisine, street dining or the world famous Balti Triangle.  

We’ve also included an Independent Birmingham card gaining you access to a myriad of discounts during your stay.

  • The hotel for this tour is based in Birmingham.
  • Suitable clothing will be needed for this tour.

 

  • Entrance to Home of Metal Exhibition
    The exhibition celebrates Black Sabbath from the perspective of their fans, to show the impact and cultural legacy of the band as pioneers of Heavy Metal, and to celebrate this unique, significant part of British music heritage.
  • Afternoon Tea following the exhibition
  • Entrance into the Coffin Works
    Producing some of the world's finest coffin furniture, including fitting for the funerals of Joseph Chamberlain, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother in experiencing one of the UK's oldest Jewellery Quarter. 
  • Independent Birmingham Card for discounts
    Enjoy an unlimited range of discounts from 110 independent retailers as you hit the shops in Birmingham!

Getting to Birmingham

By Rail/Bus – There are regular National Express coaches operating to and from the city of Birmingham. 

There are regular trains to Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. 

By Car – Birmingham is linked by the M5, M6, M42 Motorways and can be reached by the A34 and A38. 

By Air - Birmingham has its very own airport called Birmingham International, however if this is not possible there are a number of airports close by to Birmingham including East Midlands, Manchester and London Luton. 

For more information on getting to Birmingham please go to the VisitBirmingham website.

Included
  • Two night stay in quality hotel accommodation in Birmingham

  • Entrance to Home of Metal Exhibition

  • Afternoon Tea following the exhibition

  • Entrance into the Coffin Works

  • Independent Birmingham Card for discounts

  • Full tour pack 

  • Mobile app with GPS to help you get around the city

  • Access to our 24/7 helpline

Excluded
  • Transport to and from Birmingham
  • Meals

Black Sabbath 50 Years is an exhibition by Capsule, presented in partnership with Birmingham Museums Trust. The exhibition celebrates Black Sabbath from the perspective of their fans, to show the impact and cultural legacy of the band as pioneers of Heavy Metal, and to celebrate this unique, significant part of British music heritage.

This break will also include a visit to The Coffin Works and discover how this old Jewellery Quarter firm once operated on a day-to-day basis, producing some of the world’s finest coffin furniture, including the fittings for the funerals of Churchill, Chamberlain and the Queen Mother. The tour will also provide you with an opportunity to go out and enjoy dinner at one of the many Michelin starred restaurants, stylish eateries, world cuisine, street dining or the world famous Balti Triangle.  

We’ve also included an Independent Birmingham card gaining you access to a myriad of discounts during your stay.

  • The hotel for this tour is based in Birmingham.
  • Suitable clothing will be needed for this tour.

 

  • Entrance to Home of Metal Exhibition
    The exhibition celebrates Black Sabbath from the perspective of their fans, to show the impact and cultural legacy of the band as pioneers of Heavy Metal, and to celebrate this unique, significant part of British music heritage.
  • Afternoon Tea following the exhibition
  • Entrance into the Coffin Works
    Producing some of the world's finest coffin furniture, including fitting for the funerals of Joseph Chamberlain, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother in experiencing one of the UK's oldest Jewellery Quarter. 
  • Independent Birmingham Card for discounts
    Enjoy an unlimited range of discounts from 110 independent retailers as you hit the shops in Birmingham!

Getting to Birmingham

By Rail/Bus – There are regular National Express coaches operating to and from the city of Birmingham. 

There are regular trains to Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. 

By Car – Birmingham is linked by the M5, M6, M42 Motorways and can be reached by the A34 and A38. 

By Air - Birmingham has its very own airport called Birmingham International, however if this is not possible there are a number of airports close by to Birmingham including East Midlands, Manchester and London Luton. 

For more information on getting to Birmingham please go to the VisitBirmingham website.

Included
  • Two night stay in quality hotel accommodation in Birmingham

  • Entrance to Home of Metal Exhibition

  • Afternoon Tea following the exhibition

  • Entrance into the Coffin Works

  • Independent Birmingham Card for discounts

  • Full tour pack 

  • Mobile app with GPS to help you get around the city

  • Access to our 24/7 helpline

Excluded
  • Transport to and from Birmingham
  • Meals
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