Month: May 2018

The Cuisine of the Midlands

The midlands have had a rich history of being a prosperous agricultural region and it is natural that this is reflected in the cuisine of the area. There are many foods and drinks that are produced in the Midlands and some of these dishes and recipes have originated here. A […]

Best Things to Do in the Midlands of England

Even though there is so much to see and do in the Midlands of England, the region is often overlooked by tourists. Visitors usually go from the cosmopolitan South over motorways across to the North without even coming through to the area that gave birth to Shakespeare, the Industrial Revolution […]

Birmingham and the West Midlands

The West Midlands is synonymous with heavy industrial activity. When the Industrial Revolution was taking place in the UK the heart of it was centred in the West Midlands. The region turned into one massive conurbation as urban sprawl left few green areas unaltered. Just as the region benefited from […]

Television and the Midlands

There have been many television series based in the midlands. The characters that the region produces is perfect for the screen and many a midlands character has found their fame on television.