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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
Christmas Opening HoursPlease see Special Opening Hours below
Monday - Saturday9.00am - 8.00pm
Sunday11.00am - 5.00pm
Bank Holidays9.00am - 8.00pm

Special Opening Hours

Christmas 2018 Opening Hours

Opening hours as above, except:

Friday 23rd November - 9am to 10pm


Monday 3rd December to Saturday 8th December - 9am to 9pm

Monday 10th December to Friday 14th December - 9am to 10pm

Saturday 15th December - 9am-9pm

Monday 17th December to Friday 21st December - 9am to 10pm

Saturday 22nd December - 9am to 9pm

Christmas Eve, Monday 24th December - 9am to 5pm

Christmas Day, Tuesday 25th December CLOSED

Boxing Day, Wednesday 26th December - 11am to 5pm


New Year's Eve, Monday 31st: December -  9am to 5pm

New Year's Day, Tuesday 1st January - 11am to 5pm

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






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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