What does Birmingham have to offer this summer?

After a year of closed-until-further-notice’s, silent streets and longing for the day we can mingle over a cocktail again, Birmingham is already well on the way to returning to its former glory of bustling bars and restaurants, festivals and must-do days out. Expected to be brimming with an upcoming range of diverse events, we have compiled a list of some favorites to tell you why Birmingham is the place to be this summer!

Birmingham Cocktail Weekend 2021


We couldn’t be more excited to hear the clink of glasses and live music trickling down our streets again. On the 6th – 8th August Birmingham’s highly anticipated annual Cocktail Weekend will be shaking up the city’s best serves – and Park Regis Birmingham along with many other venues are taking part!

An initial cost of £10 for a wristband will grant you access to each venue’s front man cocktail. You can find the full list of venues your wristband allows you access to and more general info about the event here:

Birmingham Coffee Festival – The Custard Factory, Digbeth

Calling all coffee lovers! Get your caffeine kick from the 3rd-4th July and mooch around the top 40 independent, local coffee shops to sample a range of specialty coffee from all around the world.

Accompanied by local musicians and bites to eat, explore the tastes and smells of the favorite pick-me-up to awaken the senses!

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Cadbury World – Bourneville

Ideal for the whole family, your tour of the Cadbury factory will involve a fully immersive and interactive exhibition whilst you journey through the history of chocolate! Your day will include a 4D experience, the Cadabra ride, Purple Planet where you will step into a digital interactive world of chocolatey fun, your opportunity to make chocolate, as well as a wander around the World’s Biggest Cadbury Shop.

You definitely won’t miss the train stop either which is called Bournville – just look out for Cadbury’s signature purple-coated train station!

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Those with an artistic streak will be enticed to take a nosey into Birmingham’s very own internationally acclaimed contemporary art venue, right in the heart of Birmingham. A consistent rotation of exhibitions and show-casing the very best of international art, the Ikon Gallery has rapidly become one of Birmingham’s little treasures. The building is a marvel itself; it is a beautifully converted neo-Gothic school!

Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival – Moseley Park

Jazz Festival

Nothing brings people together like live music and from the 9th-11th July, why not celebrate the return here .

Park Regis Birmingham is only a 10-minute drive from the venue so soak up the sunshine, music, atmosphere and have lots of drinks flowing, all followed by retreating to the comfort of a luxury rooms to recharge for the next day! Y

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Cannon Hill Park

Take a brief step out the city buzz and take a stroll around Cannon Hill Park – Birmingham’s very own little oasis. Perfect for picnics, sun-bathing or an excuse to have a lazy afternoon, the park boasts acres of woodland, lakes, mini-golf, tennis courts, bowling and putting greens for you to immerse yourself in nature or to get some of those daily steps in!

1565 Terrace Bar

1565 Terrace at Park Regis Birmingham

Round off your city break with at Park Regis Birmingham – the only Park Regis you will find throughout the whole of Europe – adding to your stay in Birmingham a sprinkle of uniqueness! Sat at the head of Broad Street, we are nestled on the verge of the city buzz where you can sip on one of signature cocktails upon our beautiful 1565 terrace bar, over-looking the cityscape. Then retreat to one of our luxurious rooms with a 4-star touch to settle down for the night.

A staple for your perfect city break is a cozy bed to sink into and a delicious breakfast to charge you for the day.

Click here to visit our Offers and Package page to curate your perfect stay! .

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