Birmingham Back to Backs

Carefully restored, atmospheric 19th-century courtyard of working people's houses

Birmingham Back to Backs

Things to see and do

Birmingham Back to Backs

What's on

Hands having a go at rag rugging

Rag rugging workshops at Birmingham Backs to Backs 

Learn how to make your own rag rugs in our workshop at the Birmingham Backs to Backs at dates in July and September.

Upcoming events

Urban Safari at Roundhouse Birmingham

Mon 07 Aug 2017
11:00-13:00
Explore the centre of the second city like never before! A rare chance to travel on a Heritage Narrow boat into the heart of the canal system, with a towpath tour of the local wildlife, myths and legends of Birmingham, and the chance to explore...
Birmingham Back to Backs

Groups

Camera club group visit standing in the courtyard

Organise a group visit 

Enjoy a fascinating guided tour which tells the story of the ordinary people that made Birmingham an extraordinary city.

Birmingham Back to Backs

Get involved

Jon and Tony holding signs asking you to join us

Become a volunteer 

We're always ready to welcome new volunteers so take a look at the kind of roles we offer and how to join the team.

Birmingham Back to Backs

Learning

Birmingham Back to Backs

Places to stay

Ground floor of our holiday cottage

Take a break in one of our holiday cottages 

Enjoy modern comforts in a historic house that's just a stone's throw from Birmingham's attractions and train stations.