In line with UK Government guidance, all public events are cancelled with immediate effect until further notice.
This also means council/city venues such as Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Bantock House, City Archives, Bilston Craft Gallery, Slade Rooms and Bilston Town Hall are now closed to the public until further notice, with associated events cancelled or postponed.
With so much to do in Wolverhampton it's hard to know where to begin.
- over 600 shops, bars, cafés & restaurants.
- 2 indoor shopping centres.
- indoor & outdoor markets.
- theatres, cinema, art gallery, concert venues, clubs & hotels.
- ample parking.
- excellent public transport networks
The shopping experience
Two indoor shopping centres, the Mander Centre and Wulfrun Centre and the pedestrian-friendly shopping areas, host a mix of national stores and quality independent retailers. The vibrant Indoor and Outdoor Market operates on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and Craft and Farmers Markets enhance Dudley Street every first Friday of the month.
Eat and drink
Choose from a wide variety of restaurants, cafes and bars to suit all tastes and pockets. (Not endorsed or recommended by City of Wolverhampton Council).
Art, theatre and cinema
Wolverhampton's Art Gallery in Lichfield Street houses collections of art from the 1700's to the present day and features internationally renowned Pop Art and Northern Ireland collections. The Visitor Information Point is also located here. The Grand Theatre in Lichfield Street is one of the country's leading regional theatres and the small, intimate Arena Theatre in Wulfruna Street presents one of the best and most diverse theatre programmes in the West Midlands. The Independent Cinema at the Light House Media Centre in Chubb Street, hosts photography exhibitions, media events, and international film and animation festivals.
Music, comedy and entertainment
The Civic and Wulfrun Halls in North Street and the Slade Rooms in Broad Street host a mix of world-renowned bands, comedy acts, up and coming bands, classical music and sporting events.
History and heritage
Explore Wolverhampton's past and present, and enjoy the heritage of the city - the statue of Lady Wulfruna, after whom the city was named, St Peter's Church and Gardens, the modern fountain in Queen Square and the statue of Prince Albert are all landmarks that feature in the Wolverhampton City Centre Walking Trail available from the Visitor Information Point. The walking trail covers 1.6 km (1 mile) and is suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Take a tour of Bank's Brewery, where the Black Country's finest ales have been brewed since 1875, and see how traditional brewing methods have evolved.
Wolverhampton is easily accessible from all parts of the UK. The city's state of the art Bus Station, Railway Station and Metro are all located in the city centre and are all within a short walking distance of each other. The free City Centre Bus operates around the city 4 days a week between 9.40am and 2.20pm. For Car Park information and charges visit car parking.
Why not stay overnight in the city centre when you've enjoyed a day shopping or a night out?
Home to Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, Molineux Stadium has a fantastic atmosphere on match days and houses the new Wolves Museum. Experience the excitement of racing at Wolverhampton Racecourse and Holiday Inn Hotel, located less than 2 miles north of the City Centre.
City centre information
Please contact the Visitor Information Point for general enquiries or help planning a visit Wolverhampton.