The journalist, television presenter and author relives the best moments from the summer.

Website: www.warwickdc.gov.uk/royalspacentre
Duration: Tue 16 Oct 7.30 pm
Categories: Comedy: Stand-Up Literary: Talk

Comedy, Stand-Up.

Website: www.glee.co.uk/birmingham-comedy
Duration: Tue 16 Oct 6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Categories: Comedy: Stand-Up

Watercolours and water-based-media paintings.

Website: www.rbsa.org.uk
Duration: Mon 8 Oct 10.30 am - Sat 20 Oct 5.00 pm
Categories: Art: Painting

Still-life paintings.

Website: www.rbsa.org.uk
Duration: Mon 8 Oct 10.30 am - Sat 3 Nov 5.00 pm
Categories: Art: Painting Art: Contemporary

Michael Morpurgo's wartime drama featuring ground-breaking puppetry, adapted by Nick Stafford.

Website: www.birminghamhippodrome.com
Duration: Wed 10 Oct 2.00 pm - Sat 3 Nov
Categories: Theatre: Drama

Exhibitions & Art, Photography.

Website: www.macbirmingham.co.uk
Duration: Sat 1 Sep 9.00 am - Sun 28 Oct 9.00 pm
Categories: Target Audience: Children Target Audience: Teenage Target Audience: Family Target Audience: Students Art: Photography

A range of recent landscapes.

Website: www.rbsa.org.uk
Duration: Mon 8 Oct 10.30 am - Sat 20 Oct 5.00 pm
Categories: Art: Drawings/Illustration Art: Painting

Exhibitions & Art, Installation.

Website: www.ragm.co.uk
Duration: Tue 18 Sep 10.00 am - Sat 27 Oct 5.00 pm
Categories: Art: Installation Art: Multimedia Art: Photography

A bus-themed display with a vintage Daimler double decker.

Website: www.transport-museum.com
Duration: Sat 11 Aug 10.00 am - Sun 28 Oct 5.00 pm
Categories: Leisure: Museum Target Audience: Family

Community & Lifestyle, Market.

Website: austincourt.theiet.org
Duration: Tue 16 Oct 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Categories: Leisure: Market
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Ellis Salsby Ltd supports a large number of Associations, corporate and charity sector clients all over the UK with a range of event management services. Our specialism is end to end bespoke project management service for conferences meetings and events and includes delegate registration, social programmes, management of delegate and event logistics and a travel management service for 5 – 5000 people.

Having successfully handled a number of high profile events Birmingham for over 20 years you can be assured that your event will be handled with care, sensitivity and passion by a professional friendly team.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1562 829939
Categories: Conference Support Service Social Programme Event Support Conference and Event Support Service

Birmingham International Coaches have just added 3 sensational new vehicles to their executive coach fleet. No expense has been spared to ensure that these coaches simply ooze class and sophistication and are guaranteed to take their customers every mile in style. Two of the coaches are DAF powered Futura 2 models and feature leather reclining seats with generous legroom, climate control as well as a host of comfort facilities, including toilet/washroom, hot & cold drinks facilities, seat back tables, tinted glazing with curtains, DVD and CD entertainment systems. One of the coaches is especially built to accommodate up to 4 wheelchair passengers – an additional vehicle of this type to join the BIC fleet. The third coach is a 14 metre Joncheere Volvo and is built to the company’s ’Team Class’ specification. It joins a number of similar vehicles operated by the firm and will be used to transfer VIP guests and top flight sports teams. The company’s team class coaches boast large leather seating arranged around tables, a full galley kitchen with oven/hob and units, satellite TV, DVD, CD and WIFI….Birmingham International Coaches prides itself on the ability to provide coach and bus travel at affordable prices with a choice of vehicles to suit all your requirements. For enquiries please contact +44 (0)121 783 4004or visit their website
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Telephone: +44 (0) 121 783 4004
Categories: Airports Coaching Companies Transport Services

Birmingham’s leading prestigious luxury coach operator.single transfers to large corporate events.

Birmingham International Coaches offers luxury coach travel. Conveniently located five minutes from Birmingham Airport/NEC, our fleet of modern coaches cater for all your business and social requirement, whether it is airport/hotel transfers, days out or theatre trips. For enquiries please contact +44 (0)121 783 4004 or visit their website
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Telephone: +44 (0) 0121 789 7878
Categories: Event Support Conference and Event Support Service

Telephone: +44 (0) 161 832 4060

Superbly located on Church St in the heart of Bham's Old City. Our bedrooms have brilliant beds, big baths, monsoon like showers, huge fluffy towels, terrific food and wicked wines served by passionate people.

Superbly located on Church Street in the heart of the City, Hotel du Vin is the fourth in this much applauded award winning micro-chain. Set over five floors and around a Parisian Courtyard, Hotel du Vin & Bistro has brilliant beds, big baths.

Categories: Pubs Nightlife

Modern British Brasserie style

Categories: Eating British

We are a smart and sophisticated restaurant located in Birmingham City Centre, offering superior mainly north indian cooking.Our new menu features excellent tandoori dishes and carefully spiced curries. Past winner of Egan Ronay BBC Food Guide appeared in the Good Food Guide Hardens and Good Curry Guide.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 622 2641
Categories: Eating Indian

myDriver is a high quality chauffeur service which offers a door-to-door service all across Birmingham with an airport pickup and drop off service, premium cars and professional drivers.

Backed by Sixt Rent a Car, myDriver offers a chauffeur service in Birmingham to meet every need, whether you need a transfer to or from Birmingham Airport or a general alternative to a taxi service in the city. myDriver offers a range of premium vehicles in Economy, Business, First Class or Business Van, covering all budgets and requirements. myDriver only uses the most professional drivers and prides itself on the reliability of its service with a multilingual customer service team available 24 hours a day.

Telephone: +44 333 336 2222
Categories: Conference Support Service Airports Chauffeur Car Companies Transport Services

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 873 6500
Categories: Venues Special Venues Restaurant Residential Conference Venue Exhibition Venue or Arena

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 200 3030
Categories: Bars Adult Clubs Nightlife Bars Special Venues Jazz Dance Contemporary Mainstream Modern Music
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Steeped in history, the Plough and Harrow Hotel was built in 1704, and was originally a wayside inn.

The hotel is located on the Hagley Road, Edgbaston, close to Birmingham city centre. Within only a short distance of the lively nightlife of Broad Street, the International Convention Centre, National Indoor Arena and the new Bull Ring Shopping Centre the hotel serves as an excellent base in Birmingham.

This Individualistic Traditional Redbrick Hotel changed ownership in March 2010 and has been undergoing a program of refurbishment/improvement resulting in modern facilities, high standards of service and good quality fresh food in a traditional hotel setting.

Standing in its own gardens with plenty of free car parking the hotel appeals to the business and leisure guest alike. 44 en-suite bedrooms each with 32” LCD Television with Freeview channels, radio, telephone, hairdryer, iron & ironing board, hospitality tray, FREE Wifi HSIA (or hardwired) and 24 hour room service.

Guests can enjoy fantastic home-made cuisine from the freshest and finest of ingredients in either the Restaurant, Lounge or Bar areas. Light Bites and snacks, Cream Teas, Comfort Food to Full A La Carte dining.

6 Meeting & Training Rooms for up to 100 delegates, Civil Wedding licence and secluded grounds or team building and incentive activities make The Plough & Harrow Hotel an ideal choice when visiting Birmingham.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 454 4111
Categories: Accommodation Hotel

Telephone: 0121 779 2218
Categories: Accommodation Small 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
Categories: Luxury Hotel Hotel

The 4-star Drayton Manor Hotel is set in a unique location amongst 280 acres of lakes and parkland that was once the home of Sir Robert Peel. It is also a moment away from Drayton Manor Park, home of Thomas Land and Drayton Manor Zoo
Every bit of the luxurious Drayton Manor Hotel caters to the modern family and business traveller.

Telephone: 44 (0) 01827 252 400
Categories: Accommodation Luxury Hotel Hotel

Centrally located with free parking onsite.

Comfortable rooms at a reasonable price and close proximity to restaurant bars and attractions.

Please visit the website for further information.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 455 9777
Categories: Accommodation Hotel Accommodation

Situated in the heart of Birmingham’s bustling entertainment district, the Hampton by Hilton on Broad St is the newest addition to the nightlife epi-centre of the city, offering stylish and spacious rooms at reasonable prices.
The 285 room hotel, which although named Hilton, is less formal than the usual Hilton brand, gives guests many of the perks of a 4* hotel but with the value for money of a budget hotel. Free Wi-Fi, leisure facilities and a relaxing yet lively bar and restaurant make guests feel at home from the minute they arrive.

As well as benefitting from a prime location within the city’s entertainment hub, the Hampton by Hilton also offers a delicious breakfast every morning.

The free hot breakfast is always loaded with tasty items including regional items, specially selected by our team of chefs so that all tastes are catered for and cooked freshly each morning to ensure that all of our guests get the perfect start each morning of their stay.

The Hampton by Hilton brand, which has been around since the 1980’s, also offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee to all of its guests, including those at Hampton by Hilton Birmingham, meaning that if guests are not completely satisfied with their stay then they are entitled to a full refund.

With rates starting from just £60 per night, The Hampton by Hilton is the perfect choice for those wishing to make the most of their big night out.

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
Categories: Accommodation Luxury Hotel Hotel Accommodation

Just a 1 minute walk from Birmingham New Street Station this Hotel is ideally located for the International Convention Centre (ICC) and National Indoor Arena (NIA) which are just a 7 minute walk. It is also easily accessible to the NEC, LG Arena and Birmingham Airport (10 minutes by train). Set amid the fine architecture of Birmingham's New Street, Birmingham’s main shopping district the Macdonald Burlington Hotel offers guests an oasis of luxury and tranquility in a vibrant, culture-rich city. Fed by an underwater spring, the historic Burlington’s comfortable bedrooms and delicious food and drink combine for a perfect city break or romantic weekend. Luxurious and flexible executive accommodation make this an ideal business base. Bedrooms vary from classic chic living to opulent and luxurious suites. The hotel is rumoured to have been Winston Churchill's favourite Birmingham hotel and has hosted at least four serving British prime ministers. A popular Birmingham conference and meeting venue which can cater for up to 500 delegates or the Burlington also makes a grand and glamorous setting for your cosmopolitan wedding.

Telephone: +44 (0)844 879 9019
Categories: Luxury Hotel Hotel

We're less than a mile from the city centre, but a million miles away from the usual. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to the pentahotel Birmingham. Just the tonic for the weary traveller, or the visitor who's rearing to go. Perfectly positioned to jump-start your visit to Birmingham. In fact pentahotel is much like Birmingham itself: relaxed, confident in its unique personality and right in the middle of it all! You may not be aware that Birmingham is home to over six million trees, yet just one pentahotel. We love trees, but we wouldn't dream of sleeping in one, so might we suggest that you hug them by all means, but sleep with us? Apart from the comfort of your pentaroom, everything else on each of our seven floors is wonderfully at ease as well. Our unique pentalounge was designed by star Italian architect Matteo Thun to be a restaurant, bar, meeting point and chill-out area all in one. You've never checked in to a more relaxed hotel reception, we promise.

Telephone: +44 (0) 0121622 8800
Categories: Accommodation Luxury Hotel Hotel

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
Categories: Luxury Hotel Hotel
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