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The Wanted's Tom Parker takes on the role of T-Birds heartthrob Danny Zuko, in this ever-popular musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey with additional songs written by John Farrar. Follow the highs and lows of friendships in the 1950s, told through classic numbers such as You're The One That I Want, and We Go Together. Directed by David Gilmore, the production also features Over the Rainbow winner Danielle Hope as Sandy, EastEnders' Louisa Lytton as Rizzo and Darren Day in the role of Teen Angel.

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 338 5000
Website: www.birminghamhippodrome.com
Duration: Mon 29 May - Sat 3 Jun
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Categories: Romance Drama Comedy Musical

Telephone: +44 (0) 1299 250416
Website: www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk
Duration: Mon 29 May
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Categories: Heritage Centre Family

The British indie folk singer-songwriter performs songs from her second album I'm Not Your Man.

Telephone: +44 (0)
Website: therainbowvenues.co.uk/venues/mama-rouxs
Duration: Mon 29 May
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Categories: Folk Indie

Eleanor Bergstein's stage adaptation of her hugely successful 1987 film screenplay, which explores the love story of 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman and holiday resort dance instructor Johnny Castle in the summer of 1963. Federico Bellone directs.

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 871 3011
Website: www.atgtickets.com/venues/new-alexandra-theatre-birmingham
Duration: Mon 29 May - Sat 3 Jun
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Categories: Musical

Small-scale paintings on canvas, which have been inspired or influenced by Jain's studies of the Old Masters.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 236 4353
Website: www.rbsa.org.uk
Duration: Mon 29 May - Sat 1 Jul
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Categories: Painting

Contemporary paintings depicting the cityscape of the UK's second largest city.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 236 4353
Website: www.rbsa.org.uk
Duration: Mon 29 May - Sat 15 Jul
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Categories: Painting

Figurative sculpture informed by the relationship between the human form and the forces of the natural world.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 236 4353
Website: www.rbsa.org.uk
Duration: Mon 29 May - Sat 8 Jul
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Categories: Sculpture

Telephone: +44 (0) 24 7623 7521
Website: www.theherbert.org
Duration: Mon 29 May - Sat 3 Jun
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Categories: Craft Workshop Literary

DJs spin house, to celebrate the spiritual home of the Rainbow house legacy and mark the closing of the Rainbow Pub.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 771 1521
Website: www.therainbowvenues.co.uk
Duration: Mon 29 May
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Categories: House

The roguish and foolish night Falstaff schemes to woo two married women, in order to get his hands on their husband's money, in Shakespeare's comedy. The Festival Players present an all-male cast directed by Michael Dyer.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 588 2985
Website: www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200265/museums_and_art_gallery/1050...
Duration: Mon 29 May
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Categories: Shakespeare
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Telephone: + 44 (0) 844 800 1110
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Since 2004, BBC Birmingham at The Mailbox has been home to many popular BBC shows such as The Archers and Midlands Today, as well as BBC WM and Asian Network. Come and take a look around BBC Birmingham, visit our Public Space area which is open every day and free to visit.

Visit our popular interactive area and try your hand at reading and recording a news item or weather report. Peek through the studio windows of BBC WM and Asian Network to see our presenters in action and keep a look out for Midlands Today presenters as they prepare for the latest local news bulletin. Have your photo taken with the Doctor Who Tardis and a Dalek or check out BBC On-Line around the Public Space including CBBC and CBeebies. Once you’re done, why not pop into the BBC shop where you can purchase show memorabilia and much more.

From October 1st, our Tours are moving to daytimes with tours running on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11:00am and 13:30. Whilst we will still be running evening tours on one Thursday each month.

Categories: Attractions Guided Tour Guided Tour Soft Play Centres Family Attractions Adult Attractions Family/Children's activity

Pushkar is a multi-award winning fine dining Indian restaurant and cocktail bar serving exquisite Punjabi & North Indian Cuisine.

The hip and sassy cocktail bar, complete with leather bound cocktail menus, comfortable seating and edgy lighting, is home to Pushkar’s friendly and professional bar staff, who are always ready to entertain with their impressive talents in creating a catalogue of classic cocktails, creative mocktails and Pushkar’s own cocktail creations.

Pushkar creates a unique and memorable experience for customers, and exudes class and glamour with the perfect ambience and tasteful décor, down to elegantly designed, scented menus and bejewelled bill holders. From the moment a customer steps into Pushkar, they are instantly transported to a world of cool, calm and glamour, where our polite and friendly staff are ready and waiting to provide a warm welcome for our customers. Pushkar’s glamorous ambience and fine Indian cuisine have attracted a number of celebrity guests including Sarah Cox, Rufus Hound, Dom Joly, Olympic Athletes, the Indian Cricket Team (who have now become regulars at Pushkar having visited several times on their visits to England) and legendary Bollywood star, Johnny Lever.

Award winning Head Chef, Bishal Rasaily, has created an eclectic menu to incorporate the freshest ingredients with a mix of contemporary, traditional and original ideas. The result: subtle, clean and refined dishes but still generously infused with classic Punjabi and North Indian flavours. Bishal’s talents have helped Pushkar win the previous accolades of Best International Restaurant and Best Newcomer, Best Restaurant in the UK at the 2012 English Curry Awards, as well as being nominated in the 2012 and 2011 British Curry Awards. Bishal also holds the prestigious awards for Best Chef 2010 and 2011, and Pushkar recently won a 2013 Best in Britain Restaurant Award (BiBA) as well as a 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 643 7978
Website: www.pushkardining.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Birmingham City Centre Broad Street Restaurant Eating Indian

Since 2004, BBC Birmingham at The Mailbox has been home to many popular BBC shows such as The Archers and Midlands Today, as well as BBC WM and Asian Network. Come and take a look around BBC Birmingham, visit our Public Space area which is open every day and free to visit.

Visit our popular interactive area and try your hand at reading and recording a news item or weather report. Peek through the studio windows of BBC WM and Asian Network to see our presenters in action and keep a look out for Midlands Today presenters as they prepare for the latest local news bulletin. Have your photo taken with the Doctor Who Tardis and a Dalek or check out BBC On-Line around the Public Space including CBBC and CBeebies. Once you’re done, why not pop into the BBC shop where you can purchase show memorabilia and much more.

From October 1st, our Tours are moving to daytimes with tours running on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11:00am and 13:30. Whilst we will still be running evening tours on one Thursday each month.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 567 6767
Website: www.bbc.co.uk/birmingham/places/bbc_birmingham/public_space/...
Categories: Family Attractions Family Guided Tour Attractions Kids and Young People Other Attractions

Telephone: 0121 2362644
Categories: Birmingham City Centre City Centre Venues

Our chefs are dedicated to bringing you the highest quality dishes using only the freshest of ingredients.

Based on the traditions of the south, our menu brings to you the vibrancy and passion of the true tastes of Thailand.

Now open all day Saturday and Sunday: 12pm-11pm

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 426 2688
Website: www.sabaisabai-restaurant.co.uk/
Categories: Wider Birmingham Birmingham Thai

Our aim is to produce honest, wholesome and traditional food in a relaxed, vibrant chic setting.

Our menu is a meld of Middle Eastern cuisine with particular emphasis on Lebanese & Moroccan cuisine.
This is showcased through an abundance of light fresh choices and committed Moroccan fans will be delighted to try our classic tagine dishes.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Categories: Eating Moroccan Wider Birmingham Balti Triangle

Situated in the heart off the city, a stone’s throw from Symphony Hall and just a short walk from the National Indoor Arena, the National Sea Life Centre and the Ikon Gallery, Slug and Lettuce is nestled in Brindley Place, overlooking the canal.

Open daily from 9.00am for breakfast through until late, the bar offers a friendly welcome, relaxed atmosphere, delicious menu of freshly prepared dishes, and extensive quality wine and beer list. Renowned for its cocktails Slug and Lettuce has a fantastic choice from the classic mojitos (there are five types available) to the more unusual. A quarterly seasonal cocktail list means there’s always something new and unique to try.

With its waterside outside space, secluded dining areas and private function room the bar is the ideal location for private events whether they be corporate meetings, lunches, receptions or parties. The dedicated and efficient staff will create a personalised event plan, ensuring your event is perfect for you.

With an array of best-on-the-high-street offers available each and every week there’s something for everyone. Deals include ‘Happy Mondays’, 50% off food all day every Monday, 2-4-1 curries throughout ‘Tikka Tuesdays’, an incredible wine offer, ‘Wednesday Wine Down’, every Wednesday where all bottles of wine are just £10.95, 2-4-1 cocktails from Thursday to Saturday and ‘Kids for a Quid’, children’s food for just £1 each Sunday.*

*Conditions apply. See website for details www.slugandlettuce.co.uk

Telephone: 0121 633 3049
Website: www.slugandlettuce.co.uk
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Our Birmingham Broad St (Canalside) Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room and an integrated restaurant serving a mix of and contemporary dishes.

Telephone: +44 (0)870 197 7031
Website: www.premierinn.com/en/hotel/BIRWHA/birmingham-broad-street-c...
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Birmingham New Street Birmingham Snow Hill City Centre Birmingham Hotel Budget 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

The Hilton at St. George’s Park is located within the immaculate grounds of The FA’s National Football Centre, set in 330 acres of Staffordshire Countryside.

This hotel is near motorways, rail lines and airports. Domestic and international travellers experience easy access to nearby business and leisure destinations including Alton Towers Resort, Drayton Manor Theme Park, National Forest Adventure Farm, National Brewery Centre and National Memorial Arboretum.

With 228 stylish guest rooms and suites, the Hilton at St George's Park, Burton upon Trent hotel includes a restaurant and lounge and other well-deserved Guest services and amenities. Indulge in a massage or beauty treatment at the spa. Work out at the health club or refresh with a swim in the indoor pool. Relax and let our Hilton Team Members make your stay a successful one.

Telephone: +44-(0) 1283-240444
Website: www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/united-kingdom/hilton-at-st-george...
Categories: Wider Birmingham Accommodation Hotel

Enviably located in the centre of the city, the Radisson BLU Hotel, Birmingham is a 39-storey glass structure that offers a stylish twist. Just minutes away from the business district and the International Convention Centre, the hotel is also close to the Mailbox & the Bullring shopping complex, theatres, galleries and other city sights.
All 211 bedrooms and suites come in three distinct styles: Chic, Fashion and Fresh
Free Wifi Internet access is available throughout the hotel
Filini Restaurant offers flavours inspired from contemporary Italian cuisine
The chic and stylish Bar offers a truly contemporary welcome
NCP car parking available in close proximity to the hotel
The fitness centre is located on the 18th floor and offers spectacular views overlooking the city. The conference facilities are designed to cater for events from a meeting for two, to a conference for 130 delegates.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 654 6000
Website: www.birmingham.radissonblu.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Luxury Hotel Hotel

The Blue Piano restaurant and bar, located just a few minutes from Birmingham city centre, has opened its doors to four brand new guest bedrooms. For the past year, owners Peter and Siew Kuan Hodgson have been renovating the three en-suite bedrooms and suite, whilst living and working at the popular Edgbaston restaurant.

The individually styled rooms include all the modern amenities; flat screen tv, laptop safe, iPod docking station and mini bar. The modern en-suite bathrooms benefit from Cole & Lewis toiletries, underfloor heating and sensor mirror lighting.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 454 6877
Website: www.thebluepiano.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham City Centre City Centre Birmingham Accommodation Guest Accommodation Accommodation

Located in the centre of Birmingham, overlooking Centenary Square, the hotel is superbly located close to a wide range of shops, leisure attractions and the Central Business District of the United Kingdom’s second city. This Birmingham hotel boasts 212 well-appointed bedrooms and suites, 13 meeting rooms as well as a restaurant and bar.

The hotel is ideally located for accessing the International Convention Centre, National Indoor Arena, Birmingham New Street train station and is only 20 minutes away from the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and Birmingham International Airport.

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

Welcome to the Ibis Styles Birmingham Centre, situated in the heart of Birmingham City Centre . Perfectly located for leisure and business travellers.

There are several vibrant bar and restaurant areas on our doorstep and fabulous shopping in the Bullring and Mailbox shopping areas. We are conveniently located for your visits to the International Conference Centre, the National Indoor Arena (NIA Birmingham), Symphony Hall, and many more.

The hotel benefits from high speed wireless internet access in all bedrooms and public areas. The well-appointed modern bedrooms offer everything you need for an enjoyable stay. A extensive complimentary continental breakfast is included for all guests.

There are 3 well equipped meeting rooms each seating up to 30 people. There is a lively lounge and bar area offering a snack menu. The hotel is completely non smoking.

Telephone: 0121 200 1900
Website: www.ibis.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Accommodation Hotel Budget Hotel

Ideally appointed close to Birmingham City Centre, Mailbox, NEC and Birmingham Airport and Edgbaston Cricket Ground; the BEST WESTERN Westley Hotel is one of the leading independently owned hotels in the Birmingham area with links to all major motorways, rail and air. With 150 free parking spaces the hotel is an ideal base to extend your trip into Stratford, Warwick and Solihull in addition to exploring all that Birmingham has to offer.

Our en suite accommodation is well furnished, spacious and designed to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Our lively pub is popular with both hotel guests and the local community. Join us for a drink, informal meal or try your hand at the quiz night. The Restaurant provides a relaxed environment for a quiet meal to unwind after a busy day.

Having met the high standards set by Birmingham City Council we are an 'Approved premises for civil ceremonies'. The hotel can accommodate weddings or any special occasion to suit your requirements and exceed your expectations. We can also accommodate meetings and conferences to meet your business needs.

Whether you choose to use the hotel as a conference or wedding venue or purely as a base to explore the city, you will be guaranteed the warmest of welcomes from our dedicated staff and an exceptional guest experience whilst you stay with us.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 706 4312
Website: www.westley-hotel.co.uk
Categories: Wider Birmingham Birmingham Accommodation Small Hotel Hotel

We are conveniently located approximately 10 minute drive (less than 6 miles) from the NEC and Birmingham airport. Whether just visiting the city or attending a show at the Exhibition Centre, we are just the perfect place to stay in Birmingham.
Quality Hotel is an elegant 50 bedrooms hotel in Birmingham offering a warm and friendly welcome. We endeavour to meet any special request that you may have no matter how big or small. All our rooms include free onsite secure car parking, free tea/coffee and free Wi- Fi for each of our valuable guests. Full English breakfast cooked to order is available and can be booked on arrival at the hotel. The hotel has a 24-hour reception and each of our elegant bedrooms are en-suite with either a shower or a bath, a TV, work desk, tea/coffee making facilities and super-fast wireless internet connection. Our hotel is perfect for events such as small weddings, private dinners as well as corporate events.
The Pillars Restaurant, open to non-residents is open for food all day, including Sunday Lunch and offers a menu that changes with the seasons including succulent steaks, local lamb and fresh fish dishes. All our food is locally sourced and freshly prepared by our experienced chef of over 15 years. The hotel bar is stocked with variety of beers and a good wine list. Acocks Green Train Station is located right next to the hotel with the famous Bullring Shopping Centre just 3 train stops away.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 706-5900
Website: www.choicehotelsuk.co.uk/en/quality-hotel-birmingham-airport...
Categories: Accommodation Hotel Budget Hotel

The PostBox is stylish city living at its most desirable. 44 contemporary one and two bedroom apartments enviably
positioned at the heart of Birmingham’s most fashionable neighbourhood. Here you will enjoy a thoughtful balance
of contemporary finishing touches with an array of luxuries. Set around a beautifully landscaped communal
garden, a number of apartments offer balconies and the development provides the convenience of having a highly
sought after parking space right in the centre of the city. Ideally located close to the Birmingham Convention
Quarter including the ICC, in addition the Bullring Shopping Centre is only a 5-minute walk away. Other attractions
in the City Centre include: Chinatown, Symphony Hall, National Indoor Arena, Brindley Place and Broadstreet. The
NEC, Cadburys World and Drayton Manor Theme Park are all a short drive away. For more information please call
us direct on +44 (0)121 616 0722.
Please note our Front Desk is manned from 7am-11pm, with an out of hours contact system in place for other times

Telephone: +44 (0)121 616 0722.
Website: www.bridgestreet.com/The_PostBox_by_BridgeStreet_Worldwide.h...
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