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Presenting VisitBritain's look at the biggest topics and trends across Britain right now! You can also discover new hotel openings and refurbishments in the Accommodation Update, and the latest restaurant launches in the Taste Update – all designed to whet the media’s appetite!

View over Birmingham city centre at dusk, with landmark buildings, modern and historic architecture.

Countdown to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Thursday 29 July 2021

Next July, visitors will be in for a big surprise as Britain’s second-largest city has...

View over Birmingham city centre at dusk, with landmark buildings, modern and historic architecture.

Why Birmingham’s a Gold Medal City

Thursday 10 June 2021

The Gold Coast passed on the baton for The Commonwealth Games and Birmingham is sprinting to the...

Like this, love that: A guide to Britain’s amazing alternatives

Thursday 16 July 2020

Britain is home to many iconic landmarks, green open spaces and vibrant cities, from the Tower...

Celebrate International Museum Week in Britain with these virtual tours

Monday 04 May 2020

Running from May 11-17 2020, International Museum Week gives us the chance to celebrate all that...

Manchester Christmas Market sign

11 of the best Christmas markets in Britain

Thursday 26 September 2019

Discover some of the most festive, traditional and unique Christmas markets in Britain

How to celebrate Birmingham Pride

Thursday 28 March 2019

Birmingham Pride is Britain’s largest 2-day LGBTQ+ festival and is expected to welcome more than...

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Top ways to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Britain will be awash with green in mid-March as St Patrick’s Day celebrations sweep across the...

Ten cool hotels to have on your radar in 2019

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Suitcases at the ready – some fabulously cool hotels are set to open in Britain next year, each...

Where to find the best post-Christmas sales in Britain

Tuesday 06 November 2018

Coincide your visit to Britain during one of the major sales seasons and you could make huge...

Top destination stories for 2019

Wednesday 10 October 2018

2019 is almost here! Here are the top destination stories for what you can look forward to...