Enjoy your flight to Birmingham with Air France

Birmingham: an industrial past and an innovative future

Birmingham is a large city in England, with over 1 million residents, that has a distinct character, and regional accent, all of its own within the United Kingdom. Once a centre of Britain's industrial past, in recent years it has been transformed into a modern, bustling city.
There are many attractions to visit in Birmingham during your stay. A notable sight of Birmingham, and the home of some luxurious department stores, is the Bullring Shopping Centre, a particularly unusual and striking piece of architecture. The area has been a shopping destination since the 13th Century, though the more recent, striking building was re-opened in 2003. Nearby Warwick Castle combines ancient buildings with a theme park, a dungeon exhibit and authentic historic interiors.
If you choose to fly to Birmingham with Air France for your holiday there are many benefits and offers. There are flights from Singapore Changi Airport several times a week. To make your flight more comfortable, you will receive a fleece blanket and pillow. You will have access to magazines, films, music and games available on a video screen during the long-haul part of your journey. There are even more benefits if you fly on business class . You can choose quality meals to choose. If you book online to buy your airplane ticket, you can check and change your booking, and reserve options for your seat position and cabin size. An online check-in is available, from up to 30 hours before your flight's departure. You can earn rewards and benefits if you join the Flying Blue program which you can use to count towards further travel. Check out the latest offers from Air France for your flight.

Birmingham: the home of a famous chocolate factory, many talented artists and some beautiful urban parks

Birmingham has a number of music venues playing a variety of music, from classical to pop. Jazz is celebrated in several festivals, including the annual International Jazz Festival. The Birmingham popular music scene has spawned many successful acts, such as Duran Duran, Ozzy Osbourne, and Dexys Midnight Runners. There is a resident ballet company and a lively theatre culture. Birmingham has been the home of many well-known authors, such as Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien and Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle.
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery has a well-known collection of pre-Raphaelite paintings, as well as old masters such as Rubens and Bellini. If you prefer more modern art, the Ikon Gallery and Eastside Projects are the best destinations. There are a range of museums in the city to discover. For chocolate lovers, Cadbury World gives the history of chocolate and the interesting history of the company, which was first opened in Birmingham in 1824. The company had a progressive attitude towards its workers, such building a village for them to improve living conditions. There is also Thinktank, a science museum. Birmingham's National Sea Life Centre shows a wide range of ocean life, and you can walk through a tunnel surrounded by sharks and tropical fish. The Black Country Living Museum is an open-air museum with recreations of days gone by in city streets.
There are many small urban parks in Birmingham, but Sutton Park, six miles north of the city centre, is a notable green space. As a national nature reserve, there are several lakes, some ancient woodland, and much native British wildlife. There are also family activities, walks and places to eat.

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