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The Library of Birmingham Unique Venues Birmingham

the library of birmingham

The most iconic building in Birmingham and home to a wide range of unique event spaces not to be found anywhere else. The Library boasts stunning views of Centenary Square and the city skyline, the impressive Book Rotunda, and the historic Shakespeare Memorial Room to name but a few.

The Library of Birmingham is the largest public library in Europe and the busiest in the UK with over 1 million books on the shelves.

The Library of Birmingham holds the second largest Shakespeare collection in the world, including a Shakespeare First Folio. One of the only 250 in the world and considered to be one of the most important books in the English language.

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Explore The Library of Birmingham with our virtual tour designed to immerse you in the space to help you envisage your event at UVB.

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The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien, who spent his childhood in Birmingham, was the first book to be put on the shelves of The Library of Birmingham.

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Banqueting at the Book Rotunda - Unique Venues Birmingham

mingle amongst literary works

The opportunity to mingle among a million of the UK’s best literary works, including those housed in The Library of Birmingham’s Book Rotunda and the extensive collection of work in the Shakespeare Memorial Room.
The Terrace - Unique Venues Birmingham

step out and view the city skyline

Auxiliary space for external events – we are the only venue in Birmingham to have three terraces overlooking the newly refurbished Centenary Square.
Shakespeare Memorial Room - Unique Venues Birmingham

where history and culture meet

A range of spaces suited to all types of events, from the small and intimate to the large and exuberant. 
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