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Telephone: +44 (0) 1902 321321
Website: www.arena.wlv.ac.uk
Duration: Fri 21 Oct
Categories: Drama

Electronic acts are joined by circus performers. Headlining are Goldfish and Star.One with support from Weaver Bros, Russ Ryan, Wolf & Chi, Mylo Harvey, Charley Marley and Dirty Burb. Come dressed to impress, the more glitter the better.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 771 1521
Website: www.therainbowvenues.co.uk
Duration: Fri 21 Oct
Categories: Electro/Electronica

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 633 4353
Website: www.waterstones.com
Duration: Fri 21 Oct
Categories: Talk

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 233 9144
Website: www.theredlionbirmingham.com
Duration: Fri 21 Oct
Categories: Jazz

Sharp wit and stories from the former Skins actor.

Telephone: +44 (0) 871 472 0400
Website: www.glee.co.uk/birmingham-comedy
Duration: Fri 21 Oct
Categories: Stand-Up

The Siberian born DJ is one of the most significant artists in the global electronic scene. She is joined by Bjarki, Steevio & Suzybee and Lewis Oxley.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 771 1521
Website: www.therainbowvenues.co.uk
Duration: Fri 21 Oct
Categories: Electro/Electronica

A performance by the soul and folk singer-songwriter from North London, plus guests.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 437 4150
Website: www.theinstitutebirmingham.com
Duration: Fri 21 Oct
Categories: Folk Soul

The Lake District-based pairing of Ben and Tom performs its alternative pop songs.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 437 4150
Website: www.theinstitutebirmingham.com
Duration: Fri 21 Oct
Categories: Alt Pop

The elder statesman of pop, whose accolades include Ivor Novello, Grammy and BASCP awards, plays his original pop and electronic sounds.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1789 207100
Website: www.stratfordartshouse.co.uk
Duration: Fri 21 Oct
Categories: Pop Electro/Electronic

Ben Duke's solo work is inspired by Milton's classic text, which is woven into this dance-theatre performance in a manner which blends humour and laughter with a dark message.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 446 3232
Website: www.macarts.co.uk
Duration: Fri 21 Oct - Sat 22 Oct
Categories: Physical Theatre
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Birmingham City Centre
Health and Beauty
Parks & Open Spaces
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Transport Services
Visitor Centres

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
Website: https://www.mydriver.com
Categories: Transport Services Chauffeur Car Companies Airports

Telephone: 0121 622 4218
Categories: Birmingham City Centre The Arcadian Venues

This is a traditional-style zoo featuring animals from every continent, set in the wooded grounds surrounding Dudley Castle. A chairlift or train will take you to the top of Castle Hill where visitors can watch an audio-visual show of castle life in the medieval period.

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 4742272
Website: www.dudleyzoo.org.uk
Categories: Wider Birmingham Venues

1847 is the leading brand of Vegetarian restaurants with sites in Manchester & Birmingham. We also won best vegetarian restaurant outside London 2014.

Food is primarily British, with a real sense of humour & ambition to push the boundaries of meat-free cooking. You’ll not find nut roasts, pasta and risottos; instead our menu showcases locally sourced & foraged ingredients of the best quality.

Our ‘taste of 1847’ taster menu, offers five or seven courses of our most popular dishes plus an a la carte menu and snacks. Our bar offers cocktails, spirits, wines and beers.

A unique club & experience awaits 1847 members and whether you’re a regular diner or seasonal, the benefits of joining this small community are there for you to enjoy. Welcome to Club 1847…

Annual fee £29

- 25% off food when booking online
- 10% off food for walk ins
- Cocktails on your birthday
- Glass of Prosecco when dining from our taster menus
- Exclusive members events
- Regular Newsletters

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 236 2313
Website: by1847.com/
Categories: Birmingham New Street Birmingham Snow Hill Birmingham City Centre City Centre Vegetarian Eating

Located in the heart of Birmingham only a stone’s throw away from places such as Broad Street and Brindleyplace, kids and grown ups have a lot to choose from at Broadway Plaza. From an iSense Odeon, the UK’s biggest cinema chain, to Bowlplex, the 20 lane bowling alley with a fully licensed bar, Sega arcade and pool pit – you’ll never be bored! We’re also home to Broadway Casino, with its outstanding a la carte restaurant Mirage, Nufield Health and a whole host of best-loved restaurants and takeaways.

And all with safe, affordable parking. - See more at:

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 423 5700
Website: www.broadway-plaza.co.uk/entertainment/
Categories: Entertainment Centres Sport Gyms

Conservation centre where visitors can learn about the oceans of the world and the inhabitants of the deep, while exploring over 60 displays of marine life, ranging from sharks to stingrays, turtles to jellyfish.

Telephone: +44 (0) 871 423 2110
Website: www.visitsealife.com/birmingham
Categories: Brindleyplace Major Farm Zoo/Aquarium

Based in the heart of the city centre along the prestigious streets of Brindleyplace Cielo is the perfect place for meeting eating and sharing. Our tempting menu of over 75 elite dishes has been carefully designed using the very finest and freshest Italian ingredients all prepared and served to an exceptionally high standard.

Telephone: 0121 632 6882
Website: www.cielobirmingham.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Restaurant Eating Italian

Quaker Study Centre, education provider, conference venue, training venue, bed and breakfast provider

Telephone: +44 (0)121 472 5171
Website: www.woodbrooke.org.uk
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Birmingham City Centre
Budget Hotel
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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

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
Website: www.crowneplaza.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Birmingham 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

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

The Arden Hotel and Leisure Club is located 1/3 mile from the National Exhibition Centre and 1/2 mile from Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station, just a stones throw away from Junction 6 of the M42. Our location makes us arguably the most accessible of on site hotels - it's only a 5-10 minute walk to the LG Arena and the NEC's entrance at Birmingham International Station.
Being the largest independent hotel in the area, we are able to offer our guests incomparable value for money, facilities and levels of hospitality. The Arden has been owned and operated by the same family for the past 43 years. This continuity has allowed a unique atmosphere to evolve where customer satisfaction is our highest priority, and the personal touch is paramount - you will be more than just a loyalty reward number to us!
All 216 bedrooms are ensuite and include flat screen televisions with pay movies, free BT Openzone Wi-Fi, direct dial phones, tea and coffee making facilities, trouser press and hair drier. Car parking is on site and free of charge.
The Arden boasts a luxurious leisure club, comprising of a well-equiped gym overlooking the indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, and jacuzzi. Adjacent to the Burgundy Bar we have two full-size snooker and pool tables. Leisure facilities are only available to club members and residents, and so the ambiance remains relaxed and unintimidating - ideal to unwind at the end of a tough day.
Weddings and other family functions have always been at the heart of what we do. We have vast experience in organising special events, from day long civil wedding celebrations to romantic meals for two - we will make you and your guests feel extra special.

Telephone: +44 (0)1675 44 3221
Website: www.ardenhotel.co.uk
Categories: Wider Birmingham

AC Hotel Birmingham, located in the regenerated Mailbox offers you more than a key to your room. We offer a key to explore the city with luxury shopping, cutting edge wine bars and restaurants, arts & culture all outside our door.

Part of the Marriott Lifestyle brand of hotels, AC Hotel Birmingham offers guests an experience of harmony, quality and comfort. The AC Lounge by day is a place of tranquillity to kick back and enjoy a signature cocktail, local craft beer or Starbucks. Paired food menus offer sharing plates, superfood salads and tapas style inspired dishes. In the evening, The AC Lounge becomes a social hub of activity and a great place to explore the rich heritage and culture that our great city has to offer. Our 90 bedrooms all have Nespresso coffee pod machines, black out curtains, 49” flat screen Plasma TVs and luxury toiletries. For business, the AC Library is an informal space to meet and do business. High speed internet is free throughout the hotel.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 643 9344
Website: www.ac-hotels.com
Categories: City Centre Accommodation Hotel Birmingham New Street Birmingham City Centre

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

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

Simpsons Restaurant with Rooms, offers our four individually designed bedrooms to provide an opulent, relaxing backdrop to the perfect stay in Birmingham. Whether you are indulging in our full tasting menu with wine and wish to sleep it off in comfort and perhaps enjoy a lazy Continental breakfast with us, or require a good nights rest for a meeting in Birmingham the next day – our Birmingham accommodation is the perfect choice.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 454 3434
Website: www.simpsonsrestaurant.co.uk
Categories: Restaurant with Bedrooms Guest Accommodation - Luxury

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
Website: www.hotel-latour.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham City Centre City Centre Birmingham Luxury Hotel Hotel

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
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