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Dance classes for beginners and intermediates in hip hop and breakdance styles.

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 338 5000
Website: www.birminghamhippodrome.com
Duration: Tue 30 Aug - Thu 1 Sep
Categories: Dance Workshop

Energetic, punk-infused alt rock courtesy of the four-piece from Toronto, Canada.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 771 1521
Website: www.therainbowvenues.co.uk
Duration: Tue 30 Aug
Categories: Rock Punk

Invent a character and weave a story around them with the duo behind The Unstoppable Maggie McGee book, author Juliet Clare Bell and illustrator Dave Gray.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 704 6962
Website: thecoretheatresolihull.co.uk
Duration: Tue 30 Aug
Categories: Writing Workshop

Create your own story as though following a recipe, with The Unstoppable Maggie McGee author Juliet Clare Bell.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 704 6962
Website: thecoretheatresolihull.co.uk
Duration: Tue 30 Aug
Categories: Children Writing Workshop

The duo behind The Unstoppable Maggie McGee book, author Juliet Clare Bell and illustrator Dave Gray, lead a range of activities including a Doodle Wall, Doodle Hats, Ideas Machine and activity sheets.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 704 6962
Website: thecoretheatresolihull.co.uk
Duration: Tue 30 Aug
Categories: Children Children's Event

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 633 4353
Website: www.waterstones.com
Duration: Wed 31 Aug
Categories: Literary

The Indian singer-songwriter fronts his multilingual folk band.

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 477 2000
Website: www.o2academybirmingham.co.uk
Duration: Wed 31 Aug
Categories: Folk World

The enduring stand-up explores a variety of thoughts including why an orange is called an orange when a carrot is more orange than an orange and reading minds with his bunion.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1543 412121
Website: www.lichfieldgarrick.com
Duration: Wed 31 Aug
Categories: Stand-Up

The American hip hop artist performs in support of his album Happy Camper. Bryce Vine supports.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 643 0428
Website: www.theinstitutebirmingham.com
Duration: Wed 31 Aug
Categories: Hip Hop/Rap

Develop your performance skills in a masterclass led by actress Hannah Graham, with props, costumes and audiences on hand.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 464 8887
Website: www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/bmag
Duration: Wed 31 Aug
Categories: Writing Workshop Drama/Performance Workshop
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Located above the Birmingham hustle and bustle on the 16th floor of the 4* Park Regis tower, Rofuto Restaurant serves world class dishes and offers the best 360 panoramic view of the Birmingham skyline. Based on a unique combination of traditional Japanese techniques, such as sushi, yakitori and tempura Rofuto brings to life a creative modern Japanese cuisine.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 369 5555
Website: www.parkregisbirmingham.co.uk/
Categories: Eating Japanese

Experience 1,000 years of history at this medieval castle, which attempts to bring the past to life through live reconstructions of battles, jousts, wax models and an array of restored rooms.

Telephone: +44 (0)871 282 9299
Website: www.warwick-castle.com
Categories: Venues

A Taste of Singapore
Bugis Street Brasserie, is our authentic Oriental brasserie featuring traditional Singaporean, Malay and Chinese cuisine.
Named after the famed area in Singapore which has recently been transformed boasting boutiques, market stalls and open air bars and restaurants. The brasserie opened at the Copthorne Birmingham Hotel in March, following on from the success of the Bugis Street brasseries at the Millennium Gloucester road hotel and Copthorne Tara hotel both in Kensington London.
Bugis Street’s kitchen is led by chef Chee Kean Chan, who has been exercising his profession for over 10 years. He has worked in several hotel restaurants and resorts in Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia and his team have been carefully selected to ensure that the authenticity of the brasserie remains true.
House specialities include: Hainanese Chicken, Nasi Goreng & Singapore Laksa.

The restaurant also has a private dining room adjacent offering space for up to sixty guests for weddings and special events.

Express Lunch & Inclusive Dinner & Wine
Express Lunch
Enjoy a truly authentic Nasi Goreng or Chicken Fried Rice served to you in under 30 minutes for just £4.99 per person. If your meal takes longer than 30 minutes to be served, you will not be charged.
Available Monday to Sunday, 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Inclusive Dinner & Wine
Choose from a range of starters and main courses from our A la Carte menu served with a 25cl carafe of wine for just £12.99 or £19.99 for two sharing with a 50cl carafe of wine.

Special Offer

Please quote “marketing Birmingham” when booking a table to get 25% off the total bill.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 200 2727
Website: www.millenniumhotels.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham Snow Hill Birmingham New Street Birmingham City Centre Birmingham City Centre Eating Chinese Malaysian Singaporean

Categories: Birmingham City Centre Colmore Business District

From lions and tigers to snakes and spiders there's something for all ages at Dudley Zoo. Enjoy animal encounters and come close to some of the ury creatures - cuddle a cockroach, stroke a snake, caress a chinchilla! Step back in time at the castle where you can find out what really went on with the ghosts in the house. Land train, fair rides, bouncy castle, adventure playground. Picnic in the courtyard or dine in our licensed restaurant and pick up a souvenir from the safari gift shop before you leave.

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 474 2272
Website: www.dudleyzoo.org.uk
Categories: Family Attractions Under 18s

The Professional Choice in Birmingham.
Taxis represent the quickest, most convenient option for travelling in and around Birmingham and Computer Cab is the leading licensed taxi operator in the city.

Computer Cab operates all across Birmingham with a large fleet of taxis available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Every one of our taxis is fully licensed and our fares are regulated by Birmingham City Council. The drivers are also fully licensed with excellent geographical knowledge of the city.

News! ComCab are proud to announce the launch of Comfort Executive; our Private Hire Fleet giving you the choice of either a purpose built taxi, or a Private Hire Car for your travel requirements.

Visit the website here to get a quote or make a booking.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 226 6666
Website: www.comcab-birmingham.co.uk
Categories: Airports Taxis Transport Services

Conservation centre where visitors can learn about the oceans of the world and the inhabitants of the deep, while exploring over 60 displays of marine life, ranging from sharks to stingrays, turtles to jellyfish.

Telephone: +44 (0) 871 423 2110
Website: www.visitsealife.com/birmingham
Categories: Brindleyplace Major Farm Zoo/Aquarium

Based in the heart of the city centre along the prestigious streets of Brindleyplace Cielo is the perfect place for meeting eating and sharing. Our tempting menu of over 75 elite dishes has been carefully designed using the very finest and freshest Italian ingredients all prepared and served to an exceptionally high standard.

Telephone: 0121 632 6882
Website: www.cielobirmingham.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Restaurant Eating Italian

Corporate events, conferences, meetings, exhibitions, product launches - everyone's favourite theme park is the ideal venue for all types of business. Our superb facilities include conference suites, meeting rooms, state of the art presentation aids

Categories: Under 18s

Quaker Study Centre, education provider, conference venue, training venue, bed and breakfast provider

Telephone: +44 (0)121 472 5171
Website: www.woodbrooke.org.uk
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Ibis Budget Birmingham Centre is a low-cost hotel located in central Birmingham. It is close to the shopping and nightlife of Birmingham city centre, with easy access to the M5 and M6. The hotel has 250 modern guest rooms, each with en-suite shower, aircooling and TV. A good value all you can eat breakfast buffet is served every morning. The hotel has a limited amount of outdoor parking available. 100% non-smoking hotel. Wi-Fi in public areas and in all bedrooms, charges apply.

TRIPLE - room with a double bed and a single bunk bed.
Room for up to 3 people, with a double bed with a duvet and a bunk bed. Modern, relaxing design, television, comfort shower and separate toilets. Perfect for families, couples or friends.

DOUBLE - room with one double bed for up to 2 people.
Room with a double bed with a duvet. Modern, relaxing design, television, comfort shower and separate toilets. Perfect for a single person or a couple.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 622 7575
Website: www.ibisbudget.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Accommodation Hotel Budget Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Birmingham City is a 4 star deluxe property, conveniently located in the heart of Birmingham City Centre. Birmingham New Street Station, The ICC, NIA and new shopping developments are just a short walk away. Events coming soon-Cirque Du Soleil and Dancing on Ice. The hotel has 312 spacious bedrooms with a variety of amenities including en suite facilities, air conditioning, in room dining, satellite TV and refreshment making facilities as standard.

A range of flexible food and beverage options are available to guests in our vibrant, contemporary B1 Bar and Restaurant and 24 hour room service, all of which offer creative menus with healthy options to suit all tastes.

Overall, the Crowne Plaza Birmingham City offers great quality accommodation and facilities with service to match - we guarantee an enjoyable experience to all our guests

Telephone: 0121 224 5000
Website: www.crowneplaza.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Birmingham Luxury Hotel Hotel

We have the ideal alternative to Hotels for those requiring a little extra for their stay in Birmingham.

Luxury Hotel Apartments in BirminghamStay in luxuriously comfortable and clean serviced apartments in Birmingham city centre. The apartments are of high standards, nicely decorated, complimented with soft furnishings to give a touch of luxury for a warm homely look and feel.

You will be welcomed by friendly staff to assist in express check-in at reception, peace of mind with on-sight security and parking, tea/coffee on arrival with compliments to kick start your day.

Categories: Birmingham City Centre City Centre Birmingham Accommodation Serviced Apartment Accommodation

An atmospheric glimpse into the lives of the ordinary people who helped make Birmingham an extraordinary city. On a fascinating guided tour, step back in time at Birmingham's last surviving court of back to backs; houses built literally back-to-back around a communal courtyard. Moving from the 1840s through to the 1970s, discover the lives of some of the former residents who crammed into these small houses to live and work. With fires alight in the grates, and sounds and smells from the past, experience an evocative and intimate insight into life at the Back to Backs. Note: visits by guided tour only (advance booking advised).

Telephone: +44 (0) 21 622 244
Website: www,nationaltrustcottages.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Birmingham New Street City Centre Birmingham Guest Accommodation Accommodation

The Arden Hotel and Leisure Club is located 1/3 mile from the National Exhibition Centre and 1/2 mile from Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station, just a stones throw away from Junction 6 of the M42. Our location makes us arguably the most accessible of on site hotels - it's only a 5-10 minute walk to the LG Arena and the NEC's entrance at Birmingham International Station.
Being the largest independent hotel in the area, we are able to offer our guests incomparable value for money, facilities and levels of hospitality. The Arden has been owned and operated by the same family for the past 43 years. This continuity has allowed a unique atmosphere to evolve where customer satisfaction is our highest priority, and the personal touch is paramount - you will be more than just a loyalty reward number to us!
All 216 bedrooms are ensuite and include flat screen televisions with pay movies, free BT Openzone Wi-Fi, direct dial phones, tea and coffee making facilities, trouser press and hair drier. Car parking is on site and free of charge.
The Arden boasts a luxurious leisure club, comprising of a well-equiped gym overlooking the indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, and jacuzzi. Adjacent to the Burgundy Bar we have two full-size snooker and pool tables. Leisure facilities are only available to club members and residents, and so the ambiance remains relaxed and unintimidating - ideal to unwind at the end of a tough day.
Weddings and other family functions have always been at the heart of what we do. We have vast experience in organising special events, from day long civil wedding celebrations to romantic meals for two - we will make you and your guests feel extra special.

Telephone: +44 (0)1675 44 3221
Website: www.ardenhotel.co.uk
Categories: Wider Birmingham

AC Hotel Birmingham, located in the regenerated Mailbox offers you more than a key to your room. We offer a key to explore the city with luxury shopping, cutting edge wine bars and restaurants, arts & culture all outside our door.

Part of the Marriott Lifestyle brand of hotels, AC Hotel Birmingham offers guests an experience of harmony, quality and comfort. The AC Lounge by day is a place of tranquillity to kick back and enjoy a signature cocktail, local craft beer or Starbucks. Paired food menus offer sharing plates, superfood salads and tapas style inspired dishes. In the evening, The AC Lounge becomes a social hub of activity and a great place to explore the rich heritage and culture that our great city has to offer. Our 90 bedrooms all have Nespresso coffee pod machines, black out curtains, 49” flat screen Plasma TVs and luxury toiletries. For business, the AC Library is an informal space to meet and do business. High speed internet is free throughout the hotel.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 643 9344
Website: www.ac-hotels.com
Categories: City Centre Accommodation Hotel Birmingham New Street Birmingham City Centre

Telephone: 0845 402 5000
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Serviced Apartment Accommodation

Situated in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston in the heart of Birmingham, within a beautiful Georgian Grade II listed building.

Simpsons Restaurant with Rooms, offers our four individually designed bedrooms to provide an opulent, relaxing backdrop to the perfect stay in Birmingham. Whether you are indulging in our full tasting menu with wine and wish to sleep it off in comfort and perhaps enjoy a lazy Continental breakfast with us, or require a good nights rest for a meeting in Birmingham the next day – our Birmingham accommodation is the perfect choice.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 454 3434
Website: www.simpsonsrestaurant.co.uk
Categories: Restaurant with Bedrooms Guest Accommodation - Luxury

Hotel La Tour Birmingham is the first in a new concept of city centre hotels.

The Hotel will have 174 modern and stylish bedrooms and suites, a dedicated conference floor offering flexible space accommodating up to 120 delegates theatre style, destination restaurant and bar with terrace plus a vibrant street cafe. An eye-catching, three-sided building, Hotel La Tour is close to the city's Bullring Shopping Centre and Central Business District.

We describe ourselves as a modern classic and, from the moment you arrive in our dramatic, triple-height reception area with its sweeping staircase, you'll realise you've found somewhere different and exciting.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 718 8000
Website: www.hotel-latour.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham City Centre City Centre Birmingham Luxury Hotel Hotel

Nestled in 27 acres of open parkland, Wroxall Abbey Estate occupies a unique setting amidst the peace and tranquillity of the Warwickshire countryside. Situated just 10 miles from NEC and Birmingham International Airport, Wroxall’s close proximity to the M42, M40 and M6 make it an ideal location for conferences, meetings and events.

Once the country seat of Sir Christopher Wren, Wroxall boasts a magnificent collection of listed buildings and private grounds, which make it an idyllic setting for Weddings and other Special Occasions. Following the recent programme of sympathetic restoration, Wroxall now offers today's discerning guest a country house estate with unrivalled leisure, business and function facilities.

Telephone: +44 (0)1926 484 470
Website: www.wroxall.com/
Categories: The Region Wider Birmingham Warwickshire Accommodation Accommodation Luxury Hotel Hotel
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