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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!

Two young people using aerosols to create street art mural

Where to find Britain's best street art experiences

Thursday 23 June 2022

Britain’s art scene is overflowing with creativity, making it easy for visitors to immerse...

A visualisation of About Us. Commission for UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK

Looking ahead to UNBOXED 2022

Friday 08 April 2022

Sweeping its way across Britain in 2022 is UNBOXED, where...

Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Top 10 things to do in the West Midlands

Monday 06 December 2021

Legendary teams, game-changing history and iconic sporting venues…there are many reasons to...

Opheem, Birmingham. Michelin-starred restaurant.

Culinary delights in the West Midlands

Monday 06 December 2021

The West Midlands is packed with award-winning restaurants and an abundance of food and drink...

Top ways to experience the West Midlands

Monday 06 December 2021

From getting out on two wheels to taking to the skies, there’s an abundance of ways to...

Reasons why Britain’s brilliant in 2022

Friday 05 November 2021

From landmark royal anniversaries and ground-breaking sustainable events to a celebration of...

Gas Street Basin is on the historic Birmingham canal, which was completed in the late 18th century. The canal has traditional and tourist traffic and narrowboats carry people and goods through the city.

Central England Bucket List

Tuesday 06 July 2021

Steeped in culture and history, central England and the Midlands is home to some of the nation’s...

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

48 Hours in Birmingham

Tuesday 04 December 2018

Britain’s second largest city, Birmingham, is booming. Already a dynamic city packed with a wide...

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...