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

Upcoming events

Easter Rag Rug Wreath Workshop

Sat 08 Apr 2017
Join our craft specialists to create something truly unique to adorn your home. In array of spring time colours, you can make something that will come out year after year.

Explore Rag Rugging: Plaiting Workshop

Sat 20 May 2017
Explore different ways to use your "rags". Find out how to create rugs using the plaiting technique
Birmingham Back to Backs


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


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.