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Grand Central Birmingham

Grand Central Birmingham

Foyles Unit 2A Grand Central, Birmingham, B2 4BF
Tel: +44 (02)0 3206 2690


Opening hours
Monday - Saturday9.00am - 8.00pm
Sunday11.00am - 5.00pm
Bank Holidays9.00am - 8.00pm

About This Bookstore


Welcome to Foyles Birmingham, our second bookshop outside of London, where we perfectly combine our bookselling heritage with innovation.


Our new shop, located in Birmingham's Grand Central, is over 4000 square feet, and is packed with a wide range of titles to explore. Why not pop along and see our lovely Children's section full of wonderful and imaginative books for all the family to enjoy. 


Can't find the title you would like? Our brand new digital platform gives us half a million titles we can order for you and post to your home address. And the postage is on us.


Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand whenever you need them. Whether you're just dropping in for a book for your train journey or wanting a good old browse, we’re here to help you find that perfect book and share our love for all things bookish. 

Take a look at our new dedicated Facebook page!






In Our Bookstore Now



Beach reads from Foyles Birmingham Grand Central


 Helena from our Birmingham branch has picked a bunch of beach reads to keep everyone entertained over the summer.



The WildflowersThe Wildflowers by Harriot Evans

A gripping family saga of secrets and deception with a real feel for how different generations within one family interact and influence life choices. How well do we ever know our own parents and children? 














An Italian HolidayAn Italian Holiday by Maeve Haran

Four different women with different problems stay in a villa in southern Italy. Amongst the lemon groves and in the sunshine they discover their zest for life. 'An Enchanted April' for the 21st century – sweet sunny and funny.












Cartes Postales from Greece Cartes Postales From Greece by Victoria Hislop

Myths, Wisdom, tragedy, comedy and romance intermingle in this stunning Greek Odyssey. Hislop brings the beauty of ancient and modern Greece and the very heart of the country alive. A series of photo illustrated tales with an overarching love story linking it all together. We should have more adult fiction with pictures! A brilliant idea, brilliantly executed.












All the books featured above are available to reserve instore, simply click on the links and choose to Click and Collect from the Birmingham shop.




BB Taylor Event

The wonderful BB Taylor hosting a fun filled event at our Birmingham branch. Pop into our Grand Central store to pick up one of her enchanting books.














Kate Pankhurst Event

The always entertaining Kate Pankhurst returned to our Birmingham shop with another of her superb books, Fantastically Great Women Who Made History.













For upcoming events in-store, check out the list below. For events in partnership with The Glee Club and THSH please see the main Upcoming Events page and choose Out of Store Events.






Latest Blogs

14th June 2018 - 12 Midnight Jack Firth & Matt Carless

Love football? Then you'll be very excited that the 2018 World Cup is here! We've got a great selection of books to enhance this year's football fever.

13th June 2018 - 12 Midnight Magda Gudmundsdottir

Magda, from our Birmingham shop, tells us why this story of family, growing up and loss is one not to miss.

17th November 2017 - 12 Midnight Jamie-Lee Turner

Swap snowflakes for stardust this Christmas with some recommends that are out of this world, from Jamie-Lee from our Birmingham branch.

10th November 2017 - 12 Midnight Magdalena Gundmundsdottir

Magda from our Birmingham branch loves marmalade and Paddington Bear. Here are a few of her favourite Paddington books and gifts.

20th October 2017 - 12 Midnight Andi Yates

Our Birmingham shop is celebrating Black History Month with an array of new and exciting picture books for children.

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