A number of Shiurim take place during the week in the Beit HaMedrash and are open to all our members, as well as others throughout the community. Most Shiurim are informal and interactive. If you are visiting from out of town, please check in at the Shul office before attending.

We have a thought for the day every weekday after Shacharit.

Guest Speakers

Birmingham Central Synagogue runs a regular educational programme throughout the year with high calibre speakers and interesting topics.

Regular events at the Synagogue

Visitors to Birmingham can expect a warm welcome at Birmingham Central Synagogue. We have regular events and the Synagogue is open to all visitors. We can advise on accommodation and ensure you feel at home.

Rosh Chodesh Ladies’ group meets once a month for social get-togethers. Events include speakers, hands-on activities, films and plenty of nosh!

Keep Fit classes for all ages, led by professional trainers and aimed at strengthening core muscles, balance and general fitness. Separate classes for ladies and gentlemen. Sunday mornings 10am-11am.

Table Tennis – Informal free play on Monday evenings 7.30-9.30pm.


  • Events

    UK Shabbaton @ Home

    May 22, 2020
    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    This week we have the special UK Community Shabbaton @ Home – click here for full details. We start this evening with an address by the Chief Rabbi followed by Kabbalat Shabbat live from Hampstead Garden Suburb led by Chazan Avromi Freilich and Rabbi Daniel Friedman. Watch all this from 6:30pm Friday on Facebook or YourTube. Please remember to light […]

    UK Shabbaton @ Home – Havdalah

    May 23, 2020

    After Shabbat at 10:35pm for the Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield communities, we will be joining Rabbi Marc Levene and Rabbi Andrew Shaw for a memorable havdalah service. Watch on Facebook or YourTube.

    My Favourite Drink

    May 24, 2020

    An opportunity to join for a l’chayim (non-alcoholic if you want!) and explain when and why you started drinking your favourite tipple! Here’s the Zoom link for a relaxing evening.

    Shacharit with Shenley United

    May 24, 2020

    This Sunday is Rosh Chodesh Sivan, so why not go to shul? Rabbi Garber of Shenley United invites us to join them on Sunday morning at 8:30am. Here’s the Zoom link.

    Keep fit with Alina Esh (Ladies only)

    May 26, 2020

    Restorative pilates – keep fit with Alina Esh every Tuesday afternoon. Join us by Zoom for the next session – if you have a resistance band, bring it along!

    Gardening Group – Virtual Tour

    May 27, 2020

    The regular meeting of the Gardening Club with take place for another exciting virtual garden tour. This week it is at the home of Ruth and Lenny Jacobs. Here’s the link to join by Zoom Contact Ruth Jacobs if you would like to volunteer to be the next garden to be featured.

    Pre-Shavuot Special Event

    May 28, 2020
    7:00pm to 8:15pm

    Save the date – Erev Yom Tov, on Thursday 28th May at 7:00pm, we have a very special line-up of familiar faces for a our virtual Tikkun Leil. Come back to this page for details of how to participate on Tuesday.