Black Country Living Museum%2C home of Peaky Blinders

Birmingham is marking the end of series three of Peaky Blinders with a new tour that will visit locations inspired bythe programme.

The BBC Two cult drama tells the story of a gangster family in 1920s Birmingham and has become a major television hit since launching in 2013.

A back street walking tour

The newly unveiled Peaky Tours, available to book from now until December, are a tribute to the show, and visit a number of locations that inspired the setting of the program.

The tours have been set up by entrepreneur Adrian Barrows, in collaboration with historian and Professor Carl Chinn from the University of Birmingham.

Groups can enjoy an insight into the real characters from the era that inspired the fictional Shelby gang.

The tour starts in the Old Crown Pub on Deritend High Street, which is one of Birmingham’s oldest pubs. The group will learn about Birmingham’s 1900s industry, and the fear people had of razorblade-carrying gangs.

Other stops on the Peaky Tour include The Anchor Inn, as well as the Rainbow Pub where the term ‘Peaky Blinder’ is said to have first been coined.

There are two types of tour; one includes a drink, while the other offers both a drink and an evening meal. Both options include an introductory talk and a Q&A session with Professor Carl Chinn.

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Black Country Living Museum

Groups who’d like to extend a visit to Birmingham can visit the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley to see some of the Peaky Blinders filming locations.

The Black Country Living Museum is regarded as the official home of Peaky Blinders, and many scenes of the programme were filmed on the site. Sets include the anchor forge, the workers’ institute and St James’s school.

Other filming spots include the boat dock, which was used in opening scenes from season one when Tommy Shelby arrived in town on his horse, and the rolling mill, which is where the deadly scene of the blacksmith was filmed for season two.

Groups visiting the Black Country Living Museum can take advantage of discounted rates on bookings for 15 or more.

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