Birmingham Back to Backs

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

More about this place

Birmingham Back to Backs

Things to see and do 

Birmingham Back to Backs

What's on

Conserving the George Saunders Collection 

Find out about some of the work behind protecting the life's work of a Birmingham based tailor

Upcoming events

Candlelit Tours of the Back to Backs

Fri 09 Feb 2018
18:00-19:45
As the nights draw in, come and experience a tour of the Back to Backs by the glow of candlelight.

Rag Rug Valentines Heart

Sat 10 Feb 2018
10:30-12:30
Have a go at crafting a traditional handmade decoration with a romantic twist.

Discover Your Irish Family History

Sat 17 Mar 2018
10:30-12:00
Find out where your Irish family have come from with the help of our genealogy specialist.

Create an Easter Rag Wreath

Sat 24 Mar 2018
10:30-13:00
Join us at the atmospheric Back to Backs to make your own Easter themed Rag Wreath.
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.

Birmingham Back to Backs

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Birmingham Back to Backs on the National Trust Collections website