We asked Brummies: What do you think of when you think of Birmingham?

From Bullring to Brindley—Brummies share what they think of when they think of Birmingham

No matter if you’re a native Brummie or a newcomer, Birmingham has something for everyone - from the bustling Bullring to the peaceful canals, it’s a city full of life and diversity

We wanted to know what makes Birmingham special to you, so we asked you to tell us what you think of when you picture the city - and we were overwhelmed by your responses. 

Hundreds of you shared your stories, feelings, and impressions of the city, but we narrowed them down to the 21 most common ones from our readers. 

Thank you to everyone who participated and gave us a glimpse into their personal connection with Birmingham.

So here they are, the things that Brummies associate with Birmingham: