Best free things to do in Birmingham and nearby
1/10 Practice your presenting with the BBC
Budding young journalists and TV lovers alike will adore Public Space, the BBC’s visitors’ centre, hidden away on the third floor of The Mailbox, the home of BBC Birmingham. Doctor Who fans will enjoy an up-close encounter with the Tardis and can even have their photos taken with a Dalek. Take a peek into the BBC studios and watch the presenters live on set. You can even have a go yourself; use the interactive area to record your own news report or weather forecast. Your recordings will be online for a week so you can show off your new skills to friends and family.
Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 9.30am-5.30pm; Sunday 11am-5pm