Our venues


Photo bmag

World class museum in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

Chamberlain Square

Birmingham, B3 3DH

0121 348 8038

Photo thinktank

Award-winning science museum for fun-packed family days out.

Millennium Point, Curzon Street

Birmingham, B4 7XG

0121 348 8000

Photo aston

Explore the splendour of one of the last great houses built in the Jacobean style.

Trinity Road, Aston

Birmingham, B6 6JD

0121 348 8100

Photo blakesley

Discover a fine Tudor house and beautiful gardens just a few miles from the heart of the city.

Blakesley Road

Birmingham, B25 8RN

0121 348 8120

Photo jewellery

A perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

75-80 Vyse Street

Birmingham, B18 6HA

0121 348 8140

Photo sarehole

A 250 year old working watermill famous for its association with author J.R.R Tolkien.

Cole Bank Road

Birmingham, B13 0BD

0121 348 8160

Photo soho

Georgian home of the Birmingham industrialist, Matthew Boulton.

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road)

Birmingham, B18 5LB

0121 348 8150

Photo weoley

The ruins of an exquisite fortified manor house built 750 years ago.

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160


Part of the Tolkien Society's annual reading day. A day of celebrating the work of JRR Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. 

Discover the place that inspired Tolkien from his childhood. 

Bring along your books with you, find somewhere peaceful to read and enjoy Tolkien's fantastical stories in the idyllic atmosphere Sarehole Mill offers. 

Activities include: 

  • Guided tours and walks
  • Storytelling
  • Tolkien inspired bookmark making £1.50 per child 
  • Trail  
  • Fun and games! 

Free event.  Half price entry into the Mill on the day: Adults £3, Child £1.