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The line-up of Tensnake, Weaver Bros, Russ Ryan, Wolf & Chi, Mylo Harvey, Charley Marley, Selby, Mistamina and Dirty Burb perform on the decks as a warm up for the El Dorado festival.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 771 1521
Website: www.therainbowvenues.co.uk
Duration: Tue 31 May
Categories: Dance

The transatlantic duo play a combination of roots blues and folk Americana delivered with irreverent humour and nuggets of folklore.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1902 401211
Website: www.therobin.co.uk
Duration: Tue 31 May
Categories: Folk Country Blues

The one-handed pianist performs works from his album Solo, which features pieces spanning three centuries.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1543 306100
Website: www.lichfield-cathedral.org
Duration: Tue 31 May
Categories: Classical

The five-piece rock outfit hailing from Australia perform with support from The Mighty.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 643 0428
Website: www.theinstitutebirmingham.com
Duration: Tue 31 May
Categories: Rock

The up and coming four-piece from Hertfordshire performs indie-rock.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 444 2081
Website: www.hareandhoundskingsheath.co.uk
Duration: Tue 31 May
Categories: Rock

A tribute to sibling pop duo, performed by vocalist Toni Lee with her big band and singers.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1902 429212
Website: www.grandtheatre.co.uk
Duration: Tue 31 May
Categories: Covers Band/Tribute Act

Spend a day with one of our practitioners to create a shortened version of one of Shakespeare's plays, that will be performed to family and friends.

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 800 1110
Website: www.rsc.org.uk
Duration: Tue 31 May
Categories: Children Children's Event Drama/Performance Workshop

The viewer perceives a forest has been planted within the exhibition space with seedlings emerging from cracks, swaying trees and swirling leaves, movement can be seen within some pieces but is only implied within others.

Telephone: +44 (0)
Website: www.emporium-gallery.co.uk
Duration: Tue 31 May - Sat 11 Jun
Categories: Teenage Sculpture Mixed Media Installation Family

Stuff and Nonsense presents a lighthearted version of the odd tale concerning a ruler and his overwhelming desire for fashion.

Telephone: +44 (0) 2476 524524
Website: www.warwickartscentre.co.uk
Duration: Tue 31 May - Wed 1 Jun
Categories: Comedy Children Children's

A two-day drama class for children based around the Greek Legends.

Telephone: +44 (0) 2476 553055
Website: www.belgrade.co.uk
Duration: Tue 31 May - Wed 1 Jun
Categories: Children Drama/Performance Workshop
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Arden Hotel is a 3 star privately owned hotel located just off junction 6, M42. It has a full leisure club, bar and restaurant and 146 en-suite rooms with excellent facilities. Their conference rooms seat up to 170 delegates. Free Parking provided
This is a privately owned hotel located just off junction 6, M42. It is 3 star rated hotel with full leisure club, bar and restaurant. They have 146 en-suite rooms all with direct dial telephone, TV, tea/coffee making facilities. There are conference ro


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

"Birmingham Tours" specialises in providing friendly professional guides for walking or driving tours in Birmingham. We operate the Big Brum Open Top Buz Sightseeing Tour - chocolate, custard, cars, whistles and bangles to the best in the world for science, medicine, education, culture, sport and art – Birmingham has it all.

Run by Heart of England Blue Badge Guide Sue Behan we organise Days Out in Birmingham. Start with the ultimate BIG BRUM WELCOME TO BIRMINGHAM BONANZA WALK or panoramic coach tour to get a snapshot of the city. Either tour can be used for any event and are totally flexible. Combine them with whatever interests your group – you will find the answer in Birmingham. Our special interest walking tours include something for everyone from Art & Architecture in the city to Childrens Challenge Walks. Our themed bus tours include Tolkien Bus Tour, Birmingham Rocks Bus Tour, Birmingham Broadcasts, Olympic 2012 Special Bus Tour to name but a few.

The Big Brum Open Top Buz Sightseeing Tour will be running every weekend as a hop on hop off tour by request.

Dates: 28th April to 30th September 2012 except for the first Sunday of the month when we operate as the Museum Heritage Bus linking the community museums of Birmingham City Council.
Tour times: 10.30, 12.30 and 2.30 from Victoria Square next to the Council House.
Ticket prices: £12 adult, £10 concession, £8 student, £5 children (under 5 FREE OF CHARGE) £20 family ticket (2 adults & up to 3 children). Tickets can be purchased on the bus on the day, in person through the Central Library Reception, through our booking agent Oxboffice on 0845 6801926 or online at www.birmingham-tours.co.uk. For further information call 0121 427 2555/078051 15998 or email enquiries@birmingham-tours.co.uk.


Telephone: +44 (0) 121 427 2555
Website: www.birmingham-tours.co.uk
Categories: Family Event Other Attractions Guided Tour Attractions

Telephone: + 44 (0) 844 800 1110
Website: www.rsc.org.uk
Categories: The Region Stratford-upon-Avon Venues Special Venues

Whether it's a One to One Meeting, or a Conference of 600 delegates, the facilities are popular with events organisers, who return time and again. The refurbished Albany Suite is ideal for Weddings, Conferences, and Exhibitions which can also accommodate a car launch in it's main function room.

Telephone: 0870 400 9008
Website: www.holidayinn.com/birminghamcity
Categories: Birmingham City Centre City Centre

Since forming in 2010, CircusMASH has maintained a very simple ethos; circus is our passion and community is our purpose. Specialising in the development of circus in the West Midlands, CircusMASH aims to engage communities by making the many benefits accessible and approachable. To do this, various programmes are available to suit the different needs of participants. Not only can circus offer someone a hobby and outlet for creative expression, but it can also offer someone a passion and thriving career. By focusing on the individual needs of the community, CircusMASH believes that anyone can achieve the goals they set themselves and facilitate this through training and performance.

In addition to the work done within the community, CircusMASH also strives to develop emerging and professional artists within the circus industry creating original performance and innovative work. The importance of regionally developed circus artists is immeasurable, so CircusMASH offers an outlet to experience what professional circus is in the West Midlands. High quality, professional, knowledgeable and passionate are all things you will find to be part of the CircusMASH ethos. By maintaining the highest standards of circus and safety procedures, artists can ensure that they will have training space, masterclasses and opportunities to perform in professional projects through the CircusMASH network.
CircusMASH have strong connections with the National Centre for Circus Arts and the UK’s leading contemporary circus NoFit State Circus, as well as all of the amazing companies up and down the country.

Telephone: 07748014128
Website: www.circusmash.co.uk
Categories: Art

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Hotel & Spa
Restaurant & Bar

60 Bedrooms
72 Bedspaces

Telephone: +44 (0)121 378 2442
Website: www.handpickedhotels.co.uk/newhall
Categories: Health and Beauty Spa

Birmingham’s very own circus company specializing in developing circus arts through the West Midlands for community, emerging and professional artists.

Telephone: 07748014128
Website: www.circusmash.co.uk
Categories: Drama Class/Workshop Kids and Young People Circus
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Luxury Hotel
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Serviced Apartment
Small Hotel

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.Our newly refurbished public areas are relaxing and comfortable.

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 2 well equipped meeting rooms each seating up to 30 people.

There is a lively lounge and bar area, with a range of snacks available from serviced machines. The hotel is completely non smoking.

Telephone: 0121 200 1900
Website: www.hiexpress.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...
Categories: Serviced Apartment Accommodation Birmingham Birmingham New Street Birmingham City Centre
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