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Psychedelic rock from the veteran singer-songwriter and his backing band known for the chart-topping hit Fire.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1902 401211
Website: www.therobin.co.uk
Duration: Thu 20 Oct
Categories: Psychedelic Rock

World-renowned psychic and star of TV's Psychic Sally On the Road.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1527 65203
Website: www.redditchpalacetheatre.co.uk
Duration: Thu 20 Oct
Categories: Psychic/Paranormal

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 633 4353
Website: www.waterstones.com
Duration: Thu 20 Oct
Categories: Literary

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 633 4353
Website: www.waterstones.com
Duration: Thu 20 Oct
Categories: Talk

Raunchy humour from Jojo Smith. Plus Mike Wilmot and MC Andy Robinson.

Telephone: +44 (0) 871 472 0400
Website: www.glee.co.uk/birmingham-comedy
Duration: Thu 20 Oct
Categories: Stand-Up Alternative

The four-piece American outfit performs synthpop and alternative rock.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 437 4150
Website: www.theinstitutebirmingham.com
Duration: Thu 20 Oct
Categories: Alt Electro/Electronic Rock

The physicist, TV presenter and author takes audiences on a spectacular journey through space and time plus Cox will take part in an interview chaired by his The Infinite Monkey Cage co-host Robin Ince.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 780 3333
Website: www.thsh.co.uk
Duration: Thu 20 Oct
Categories: Talk Science Family

Music from the veteran rock group including the much-loved classics The King Will Come, Throw Down The Sword and Blowin' Free.

Telephone: +44 (0) 870 320 7000
Website: www.wolvescivic.co.uk
Duration: Thu 20 Oct
Categories: Rock

The long-established, Leeds-formed unit presents its unique brand of dance-influenced punk-rock.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 437 4150
Website: www.theinstitutebirmingham.com
Duration: Thu 20 Oct
Categories: Dance Indie

The Brooklyn, New York-based trio, led by singer and guitarist Billy McCarthy, performs US-style indie rock.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 771 1521
Website: www.therainbowvenues.co.uk
Duration: Thu 20 Oct
Categories: Indie Rock
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Guiding You Ltd welcomes you to the vibrant and historic city of Birmingham. We invite you to join our award winning Blue Badge guides on a tour of the city centre, the world famous Jewellery Quarter, Bournville and Edgbaston, the intriguing Tolkien Trail, Matthew Bolton�s industrial heritage, the Gun Quarter, Birmingham�s historic Gardens, The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery or our fascinating Secrets of the Squares tour. We provide friendly and entertaining tours in and around the city, the surrounding areas, and beyond. These include guided tours by 6 seat, chauffeured executive vehicle, coach tours and walking tours. These take place throughout, Birmingham, the Black Country, the Glass Quarter, the Potteries, Shakespeare Country, the Cotswolds, Oxford, Coventry and a range of other locations across the country. We offer itinerary planning, ground handling, hotel/airport transfers and meet and greet services for families, social groups and large or small organisations. Our �award winning customer service� and our specialist knowledge can help you to get the most from your visit and show you the very best of Birmingham�s regional culture and heritage. We are holders of the Servicemark �GOLD� award, the 2008 �SILVER� Excellence in Tourism award for outstanding excellence in customer service, and HIGHLY COMMENDED in the 'Access for All' and 'Regional Culture' catagories for 2009

Telephone: +44 (0)7788 581 539
Website: www.guidingyou.co.uk
Categories: Social Programme Event Support Guided Tours

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

Dining at Simpsons, our team are able to source from some of the finest regional suppliers based in the Midlands, however they always seek the best suppliers available, whether they be from within the Midlands, across the UK or overseas, based on the seasons, to satisfy the demands of our discerning customers. Our chef brigade, who love to experiment with new flavours, texture and flavour combinations, pride themselves on creating the perfect seasonal dishes.

Simpsons also offers private dining room, with access to the terrace and gardens for an aperitif if the weather is fine.

The restaurant also Includes four luxurious double bedrooms should you wish to enhance your experience with an overnight stay, Simpsons is the ideal setting for any special occasion, or business lunch or dinner.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 454 3434
Website: www.simpsonsrestaurant.co.uk
Categories: Edgbaston Birmingham Restaurant French Restaurant with Bedrooms Fine Dining

Visit this award winning museum and discover a rare and wonderfully preserved example of Victorian engineering. Experience a time capsule, with its working machinery and unusual products - coffin handles and ornaments, linings and shrouds - left on the shelves and workbenches when the workforce set down their tools and left for the very last time.

Our tour guides will lead you around the factory where you will experience the sights, sounds and smells of factory life and hear stories about workers, owners and trades. Tours last approximately 1 hour. There is lift access to all areas of the museum. Assistance Dogs welcome. BSL and subtitled digital guidebooks available at all times. Blue Badge parking.
Accessible toilet and baby changing facilities available.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 233 4790
Website: coffinworks.org/
Categories: Other Attractions Family/Children's activity Heritage - Buildings/Gardens/Countryside Adult Attractions Family Guided Tour Guided Tour Attractions

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 794 3005
Categories: Birmingham Snow Hill Birmingham New Street Birmingham City Centre City Centre Venues

St Martin's is the ancient parish church of Birmingham - dating from the 12th century and historically the Mother Church of Birmingham. Grade II* listed building.

Telephone: 0121 600 6020
Website: www.bullring.org/
Categories: Family Event Other Attractions Heritage - Buildings/Gardens/Countryside Attractions

Stirlings specialise in group/private dining. Their beautiful mezzanine area is the perfect private area for up to 30 people. ideal for celebrating birthdays, corporate dinners or for large groups wanting their own privacy. They have a 2/3 Course Set Menu but are very flexible to their customers needs and can tailor a menu to suit.

They also hire out the whole venue Sunday to Thursday for private functions, weddings or events where they can cater for both set menus or hot buffet style.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 439 2121
Website: www.stirlingsbar.co.uk
Categories: Jewellery Quarter City Centre Birmingham City Centre Birmingham Snow Hill Birmingham British

Mary Moore is a professional Blue Badge Tourist Guide, working in the Heart of England. Her special interest is Birmingham where she has lived for most of her life. She can join you on your coach or take you on a walking tour of Birmingham City Centre, the Jewellery Quarter and the Canals area. She has a wide experience working with groups, adults, students and school groups and living close to Birmingham can offer a meet and greet service and transfers from Birmingham Airport to City Centre Hotels for your clients. For more information please visit www.birminghamtouristguideuk.com - or
telephone +44(0) 7960459740.I also conduct Guided Tours of Stratford upon Avon, The Cotswolds, Oxford and the Black Country. I look after conference delegates and Partners. Living close to Birmingham Airport I can offer a Check-in and Meet & Greet and Hotel transfer service. For more information please contact 0121 705 1364 or 07960 459740.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 705 1364
Website: www.birminghamtouristguideuk
Categories: Guided Tours

Bursting to the towers with tales of treachery and torture passion and power and above all fascinating people times and events Warwick Castle is so much more than simply a castle. Experience preparations for battle feel the weight of a sword and get a soldier's eye view from beneath a battle helmet. Throughout the year there is a fantastic programme of events including birds of prey jousting and the world's largest trebuchet in action.

Available for evening functions, including themed evenings on most Fridays and Saturdays.

Warwick Castle is a stunning venue for any organisation looking for an imaginative way to hold a celebration. From a formal dinner in the Baronial Great Hall or elegant State Dining Room, to the Medieval 'Kingmaker Feast' in the 14th century Undercroft.

Telephone: 0871 265 2000
Website: www.warwick-castle.com
Categories: Venues Family Attractions

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: Spa
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The Hyatt Regency Birmingham is a modern, luxury hotel in the city of Birmingham. We are one of the few hotels in Birmingham that combines a central location for both business and leisure, with a full complement of amenities. Our hotel in Birmingham offers a range of luxury room options, from spacious Guestrooms to the exclusive Presidential Suite. Guests at our Birmingham hotel can enjoy breathtaking views over the city of Birmingham.

The Hyatt Regency Birmingham is linked directly to the Birmingham International Convention Centre (ICC) and Symphony Hall. It is within walking distance of Broad Street and Brindley Place, the city’s vibrant nightlife district. We are also only ten minutes by train from Birmingham International Airport and the National Exhibition Centre (NEC).

Complimentary room hire for the Hyatt's Executive Boardroom

Contact the sales department on +44 (0) 121 643 1234 or birmi.rfp@hyatt.com to book your next event and meeting.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 643 1234
Website: www.birmingham.regency.hyatt.com
Categories: City Centre Accommodation Accommodation Luxury Hotel Hotel Broad Street Birmingham Snow Hill Birmingham New Street Birmingham City Centre

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

Stanbrook Abbey, set in the shadow of the Malvern Hills in Worcestershire, was until recently home to a community of Benedictine nuns.

This amazing venue is the ideal loaction for weddings, business meetings and conferences, corporate breaks or a relaxing break.

Categories: Accommodation Residential Venue Accommodation Guest Accommodation - Luxury

Ideally located right in the centre of the vibrant city of Birmingham, The Briar Rose welcomes business and tourist visitors alike.
We have 40 individual bedrooms, many with high, vaulted ceilings. All of our rooms are en suite and include tea- and coffee-making facilities, a hair dryer and TV.

FREE Wi-Fi is available in the bar area, and the pub has been featured several times in The Good Beer Guide
The hotel is just a short stroll from New Street and Snow Hill Train Stations. Visitors to the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) can take advantage of the direct train link. There is also a meeting room is available which can comfortably seat up to 16 people.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 634 8100
Website: www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/hotels
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Budget 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
Website: www.pentahotels.com/hotels/birmingham/everything/
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Accommodation 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

The Ibis Birmingham Bordesley Circus, easily accessible from the M6, M1 and M42 motorways, is 5 min by car from the National Indoor Arena, the International Convention Centre, the Symphony Hall and New Street train station. Close to the biggest Star Cityin Europe, 5 min on foot from Birmingham football club, it has 87 airconditioned rooms with Pay TV, internet access. It also has a restaurant, a bar serving snacks 24 hours 7 days, free parking and wireless Internet connection for business guests.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 506 2600
Website: www.ibishotel.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Accommodation Hotel Budget Hotel

On the gateway to Birmingham, this Premier Inn is just 2.5 miles away from the iconic Bullring and Selfridges. Whether you're here for a concert at the NIA or living the party life on Broad Street, Premier Inn is all you need.

Our Birmingham Central (Hagley Road) Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room, free parking and an onsite Beefeater restaurant serving freshly cooked chargrilled food.

Telephone: +44 (0) 871 527 8082
Website: www.premierinn.com/en/hotel/BIRDUC/birmingham-central-hagley...
Categories: Birmingham City Centre City Centre Birmingham Accommodation Hotel Budget Hotel

SACO Birmingham serviced apartments offer an alternative to hotel accommodation for leisure and business travellers.

Located in the heart of Birmingham’s latest mixed use development, Brindleyplace, these stylish and contemporary apartments include fully equipped kitchens, spacious living/dining areas, bedrooms with king size beds, luxurious bathrooms, full home entertainment systems and easy broadband connectivity! You’ll feel more at ease than staying in a traditional hotel room with greater freedom and more privacy.

Guests also benefit from a 24hr reception and a welcome pack which includes L’Occitane bathroom products and Marshfield bakery biscuits.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 643 8585
Website: www.sacoapartments.com/serviced-apartments/uk/birmingham/sac...
Categories: Brindleyplace City Centre Serviced Apartment Birmingham Snow Hill Birmingham New Street Birmingham City Centre

Nestling in the beautiful wooded Lickey Hills near Bromsgrove on the southern border of Birmingham, Hillscourt is set in 25 acres of its own attractive grounds and gardens, offering a tranquil setting, whatever the purpose of your visit.
Hillscourt has 55 en-suite bedrooms, most of which are in the purpose-built hotel accommodation block, adjacent to the main house. All the bedrooms have tea and coffee making facilities, direct-dial telephones and remote control flat-screen televisions with built-in Freeview.
During a refurbishment in 2008, some family suites were created and the centre now boasts four family rooms, 12 double rooms, 36 single bedrooms and three rooms that have been adapted for use by persons with a disability. One of these is a twin bedroom.
Hillscourt also offers first-class catering with standards of service that would be the envy of many larger establishments.

Telephone: 0121 457 8370
Website: www.hillscourt.co.uk
Categories: Wider Birmingham Residential Venue Accommodation
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