Peaky Blinders mania puts Birmingham on global 'screen tourism' map – AuthenticAfrican

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Record number of visitors at UK’s second largest city and West Midlands boosts local industry

Birmingham attracted a record number of tourists last year as fans of Peaky Blinders flocked to explore the world associated with the hit BBC gangster series.

The UK’s second largest city and the wider West Midlands region are becoming significant beneficiaries of the growing phenomenon of so-called “screen tourism”, where fans base a holiday on visiting locations related to popular films and TV shows.

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