The Fifa Women’s World Cup kicks off on 7th June and England and Scotland are among the 24 teams taking part. Hosted in France, the tournament will be played in nine different venues across nine cities, with the final being held in Lyon on 7th July. Scotland are making their first appearance at the World Cup and will play England in Nice on 9th June in what is the opening game for both teams.
Want to cheer on the Lionesses? Here are venues around Birmingham who are showing the Women’s World Cup matches. To find out dates and times of all the matches, visit here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48137701
Located on John Bright Street, Brewdog is a popular no-nonsense bar specialising in the Scottish brewery’s craft beers, with regular guest brews. With a warm and cosy atmosphere, great food and a wide selection of unique beers on tap, Brewdog is showing all of the games in their Brewdog fanzone.
Important information: wheelchair accessible entrance and seating, children are welcome until 8.00pm and dogs are welcome all day.
You can find Brewdog via their website here: https://www.brewdog.com/bars/uk/brewdog-birmingham-/
One of Birmingham’s newest Craft Beer Bar & Dining Rooms, Pint Shop Brum is situated in an old office building dating from 1860 on Bennetts Hill. With great Craft Beer, pub grub and copious amounts of Gin, Pint Shop are showing every England match with sound in a specific area of the bar depending on the size of the audience, and all other matches without sound.
You can find Pint Shop via their website here: https://pintshop.co.uk/locations/birmingham/#birmingham
4The Prince of Wales
Located on Alcester Road, Moseley, the popular Prince of Wales boasts four bars, a heated marquee and even its own tiki bar, being awarded the coveted BII (British Institute of Innkeepers) award. With the charm of a traditional pub, a wine shed spanning the great grape regions & our infamous Mo-Tiki cocktail bar, they have something to suit all tastes.
You can find The Prince of Wales vis their website here: https://www.theprincemoseley.co.uk/
3The Lord Clifden
Situated on Great Hampton Street in the Jewellery Quarter and winner of ‘Best Entertainment Pub’ in the UK for 2015, The Lord Clifden is also highlighted in both the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2015 and the Good Pub Guide & Observer Food Award runners up from 2012 – 2017 and are known for quality produce and imported continental premium lagers with an artistic imprint. Showing all the live sporting action on 9 large screens in HD, ‘free’ table football and Ping Pong, The Lord Clifden boasts one of the best beer gardens in the city centre.
Important Information: Children are not allowed to approach the bar area or be unsupervised in the garden, smart casual dress throughout the pub/garden, no work/site clothes, hats/caps, tracksuits or football colours in the lounge area and no dogs (except guide dogs) are allowed.
You can find the Lord Clifden via their website here: http://thelordclifden.com/
2The Red Lion UAB
The Lord Clifden’s ‘sister’ pub is situated on Warstone Lane in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter and are regional runners-up in the Observer Food Awards 2013 – 2017 for best Sunday Lunch. With the UAB street-art gallery (including works from artists such as Banksy, Nick Walker, D*Face & Dolk), The Red Lion offers a range of premium and European lagers, local draft ales and special guest ales brought in every week to offer ale lovers something different. There are 7 large screens across the pub dedicated to nothing but sport, and they will be showing every match.
Important information: Families are welcome to the Clubroom between the hours of 10am – 9pm, but children are not allowed to approach the bar area or allowed in the beer garden. Smart casual dress in the lounge area with no work/site clothes, hats/caps, tracksuits or football colours in the lounge area.
You can find The Red Lion via their website here: http://theredlionbirmingham.com/
1Riley’s Sports Bar
Located on Essex Street and with a 3-meter HD screen in the lounge plus a further 14 50” screens, Riley’s are showing every game. They also offer comfy seats, a full menu, from sharing platters to burgers and pizzas and a wide variety of drinks offers. For those wanting to spend a longer evening with friends, they also are equipped with 23 pool tables and 7 snooker tables.
You can find Riley’s Sports Bar via their website here: https://www.rileys.co.uk/venues/birmingham/details
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