There are 51 official cities in England and the list of these places have been granted city status by letters patent or royal character.
In the last two decades I have had the opportunity to visit over 30 Countries around the world but I have also had the opportunity to visit 40 of the 51 Official cities of England
There is always something profound that makes cities stand out, it could be the history, the architecture, the sceneries, the diversity of people, Its identity or even simple things like the thoughts and emotions we feel when we embrace the new walls of a city.
Have you ever travelled to a new place and felt you are in familiar territory?
Travelling opens our minds into a new world of history, culture, experiences and a new transition of growth.
BIRMINGHAM is one of the 51 Official cities I have visited in England
FIVE GOOD REASONS TO VISIT BIRMINGHAM .
- Birmingham is the home of the largest public cultural space in Europe, The largest public library in the United Kingdom as one of the most beautiful libraries in the World. The library of Birmingham attracts visitors from all over the world and continues to attract new visitors each year. It is situated in the west side of the city centre and is a work of art to say the least.
- Birmingham is also the home of the first ever Black History studies department in the whole of Europe. The Black History Studies department was launched at the Birmingham City University in September 2017
- Birmingham is known as “the first manufacturing town in the world”, It was hailed as the “City of a Thousand trades” after it achieved city status in 1889
- Birmingham is the 2nd largest City in The United Kingdom and attracts many visitors from around the world.
- Birmingham is blessed with a diversity of people from different regions around the world, it is a melting pot for culture, history and community cohesion