Birmingham is Britain's second largest city. It is situated in the heart of England, about halfway between London and Liverpool. It is a city of mixed cultures, beliefs and lifestyles and has recently become a fashionable place to set up a business or to hold a conference. But it still retains pride in being a city built on industry.
Birmingham is a very lively city and has some interesting old buildings such as The Town Hall and the Council House. the City is full of theatres, restaurants, bars and pubs and there is always something going on. The cultural life is very rich with many good museums, e.g. the Birmingham Museum and the Ikon Gallery are worth a visit.