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Telephone: +44 (0) 121 633 4353
Website: www.waterstones.com
Duration: Wed 24 Aug
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Categories: Talk

Heavy rock originals are performed by this band who originate from Wolverhampton.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1902 401211
Website: www.therobin.co.uk
Duration: Wed 24 Aug
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Categories: Rock

Become a trainee zoo keeper with the chance to get up close and personal with a range of different animals, including big cats, monkeys, snakes, lizards, bugs and kangaroos.

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 472 1950
Website: www.draytonmanor.co.uk
Duration: Wed 24 Aug - Fri 26 Aug
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Categories: Children Children's Event

Telephone: +44 (0) 1922 654400
Website: www.thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk
Duration: Wed 24 Aug
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Categories: School/College/University Children Play & Learn Literary Family

Telephone: +44 (0) 1902 572090
Website: www.newhamptonarts.co.uk
Duration: Wed 24 Aug
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Categories: Children Children's

Join artist and creative Andrew Fowles to play around with glitch art, using photo-editing software, apps and scans to explore the museum to put a unique 21st-century twist on the collection.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 464 8887
Website: www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/bmag
Duration: Wed 24 Aug
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Categories: Art/Film Workshop

Fun, hands-on activities for all the family, exploring the connections between our food, our health and our planet to find out what food will be like in 2050.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 464 8887
Website: www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/bmag
Duration: Wed 24 Aug
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Categories: Education Family Event Family

Performers and fans can participate in this regular night of folk, bluegrass, blues, world and country music.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 624 2920
Website: www.theroadhousebirmingham.com
Duration: Thu 25 Aug
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Categories: Bluegrass Folk Country Blues World

Andy Robinson headlines a night of back-to-back stand-up performances with support from David Hadingham, plus one other.

Telephone: +44 (0) 871 472 0400
Website: www.glee.co.uk/birmingham-comedy
Duration: Thu 25 Aug
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Categories: Stand-Up Alternative

Blues, rhythm'n'blues and rock'n'roll from the London-based group, including founding members Phil May and Dick Taylor. Support The Roz Bruce Infusion.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1902 401211
Website: www.therobin.co.uk
Duration: Thu 25 Aug
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Categories: Rock'n'Roll Rhythm'n'blues Blues
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The Lost & Found offers great food and drink within a grade II Victorian listed building - it's an absolute gem!

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 643 9293
Website: escape@the-lostandfound.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Birmingham New Street Birmingham Snow Hill City Centre Birmingham British

If you’re a prospective client (or employee) we expect you’ll want to know that KLM is independently owned and proudly Birmingham-based. That KLM produces advertising, design, digital, direct, internal, promotional and trade marketing solutions for some cool clients - everything you would expect from a long-standing creative agency. Plus a few things you wouldn’t - like a dedicated on-site contact centre and a field-based training team.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 472 9000
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Located in The Mailbox overlooking the canal Oriental Bar Restaurant is the destination for locals and visitors to Birmingham. This landmark restaurant t in Birmingham offers authentic Malaysian cuisine. With a focus on quality ingredients service and style the innovative restaurant and bar will bring together dishes from Malaysia Thailand and China. For business pleasure or to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon relaxing with a glass of wine by the water’s edge The Oriental Bar Restaurant is the spot.

Telephone: 0121 633 9988
Website: www.theoriental.uk.com
Categories: Thai Japanese Chinese Malaysian Fine Dining

T.C. Cars private hire taxi company has 300 vehicles, open 24/7. Running for over 25 years we are one of the largest most experienced cab firms around. With the airport at our doorstep we are also ideally situated between Birmingham City Centre and Solihull. Our fleet of NVQ Customer Service qualified, dress coded drivers will pick-up you up and take you efficiently to where ever you need to go. From our 4 passenger saloon cars through to our wheelchair access vehicles and 6-16 passenger minibuses our fleet is fully computerised, metered and GPS tracked. Our drivers also have access to the latest flight arrival times. Call one of our friendly telephone staff for an estimate or advice and when and where to book. T.C. Cars the company That Cares.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 770 2000
Website: www.tccars.info
Categories: Airports Railway Taxis Transport Services

Bistro - Bright, vibrant and modern. Open all day, every day, includes heated al fresco dining area

Download a sample menu here

Categories: British

Telephone: 0121 7804141
Website: www.thenec.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Birmingham Venues

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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

Diverse and eclectic, Birmingham is a crucible at the heart of England; a melting pot of entertainment and activity with something for everyone.
The Jewellery Suites represent the ideal hub from which you can explore the vibrant life of the city and its surrounds. Each of our self-catering suites are fully furnished to a high specification and feature every amenity you could possibly desire: Sky TV and wifi, keyless entry, secure free parking, and a range of packages with features such as a collection/drop-off service, breakfast delivered to your door and many more.
The suites sleep up to 8 people and we can tailor luxury and party packages to accommodate your stay.
So, whether you intend to shop till you drop in the city centre, to socialize in style at the sophisticated restaurants and bars or work in peace and comfort, the Ruby and Sapphire Suites are ideally located to suit all of your needs.
Plus, located just a short drive from our other apartments and ideal for those seeking out the bright lights of Broad Street is the Emerald Suite – our newly and luxuriously decorated studio apartment in Edgbaston.

Telephone: 07738 764 439
Website: www.jewellerysuites.co.uk
Categories: Serviced Apartment

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

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

Hampton by Hilton Birmingham City North is set in Birmingham’s world famous Jewellery Quarter, our modern hotel is just a 10 minute walk from the city centre.

Website: www.hampton.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Birmingham Snow Hill City Centre Birmingham Accommodation Hotel Budget Hotel

Once a Royal Mail sorting office, The Mailbox in which Malmaison Birmingham is housed, has always been a vibrant and buzzing place. As a sorting office, it was dedicated to making sure you get what is rightfully yours, and as a luxury hotel in Birmingham, its goal is much the same.

Malmaison Birmingham offers you luxury hotel rooms with an individual touch and a real sense of chic. The rooms are large, light and calm, decorated in chocolate, ecru and cream colour combinations, and offering a real sense of style. You can also overlook the city in one of our suites. For the best of the best, choose the executive suite, The Penny Black, which offers everything you can think of for true opulence. The Mal brasserie is beautifully designed, and offers a traditional brasserie dining experience with a modern twist and plenty of charisma. We offer divinely tasty, beautifully presented cuisine, prepared with incredible local ingredients. If you’re looking for great bars in Birmingham, go no further then the Mal. We love wine, so whether it’s reds, whites, rosés or just bubbly we embrace each and every one of them! If you love wine as much as we do, then prepare for a trip around the world’s finest - nose first.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 246 5000
Website: www.malmaison-birmingham.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Birmingham New Street Birmingham Snow Hill City Centre Birmingham 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.

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The Adagio Birmingham City Centre offers a warm welcome into the heart of Birmingham city centre. Situated in the Beorma Quarter on Digbeth, it is just a short 2 minute walk away from St Martins Church, Bullring Shopping Centre, Birmingham’s famous markets and Selfridges. As well as benefiting from a prime location, we are just a short 5 minute walk away from Colmore Business District and Birmingham New Street Station, offering links to Birmingham Airport.

Adagio offers 108 comfortable and carefully 4* graded furnished studios and 2 room apartments ideal for business and leisure stays with fully equipped kitchen, living area with a flat screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. It offers a range of services including a breakfast buffet, complimentary fitness room, 24 hour reception, laundry room, dry cleaning service and high-speed internet. It is the ideal ‘home from home’ experience during your stay in Birmingham.

Categories: Hotel Serviced Apartment

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at Staybridge Suites Birmingham, located right in the city centre on the outskirts of the affluent business district making it the perfect 4* hotel when visiting the heart of the country.
From the moment you step into our bright and contemporary Lobby you will feel completely at ‘home’. This is a hotel where you come to live, rather than stay – so settle in and unwind by the fireplace in our lounge.
Head up to your strikingly modern yet cosy Studio or One-bedroom suite where you will find all the comforts of home with all the mod-cons, including a fully fitted kitchen and wireless internet throughout.
Staybridge Suites is conveniently located two minutes from new street train station and with offsite parking at£8 for 24 hours it is easily accessible however guests choose to travel into the city. You can’t miss the hotel’s stunning outside architecture standing tall a magnificent 16 floors above ground level means all of our rooms host stunning views of the city. Birmingham’s vibrant and diverse city offers superb shopping, magnificent nightlife and great treats for culture vultures and lovers of fine food, if you are coming here to explore make sure you speak to our staff who can recommend the hot spots.
Our Complimentary ‘home from home’ breakfast is served in our Hub Kitchen daily and in the evening our guests can network or mingle over complimentary drinks and snacks at our Managers Social, held every Tue-Thu.

Telephone: 0121 289 3636
Categories: Serviced Apartment 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
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