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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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Telephone: +44 (0) 121 4402492
Website: www.edgbastonpriory.com
Categories: The Region West Bromwich Venues

Restaurant & Bar- Indian

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 212 3664
Website: www.lasangroup.com
Categories: Venues

Where can you go for really good Fish and Chips without having to drive at least 100 miles to the nearest seaside? Chamberlains opened its doors in March 2011 has the answer as they claim that their Fish and Chips are a “taste of the seaside” yet on the Birmingham/Sandwell border.

Without doubt Chamberlains is Birmingham’s premier Fish and Chip venue, it boasts a 76 seat licensed restaurant, disabled facilities, wifi and free car parking, there is also a takeaway too!

Even though this family owned restaurant has been opened less than a year it has soon built a great reputation and was rewarded in January 2012 when Chamberlains was recognised at the National Fish and Chip Awards as the “Best Newcomer to the Fish and Chip Industry ” this was followed in February during National Chip Week when Chamberlains were voted “Best Chippy Chips in the Midlands” Back in May 2011 the Birmingham Mail gave the restaurant 5 stars and the local council also awarded Chamberlains 5 stars for Hygiene and Food Safety!

So what makes this restaurant so special? It’s the perfect white fish cooked in a light and crispy batter, the homemade minted mushy peas and the attention to detail showed in serving up Britain’s favourite dish! Its not just fish and chips though, there is a range of starters, other fish, meat and vegetarian main courses but also tempting desserts.

Chamberlains which is highly rated on review sites is open every day from 12 noon through to 9.00pm for lunch, tea or dinner.

Chamberlains is located at the junction of Hagley Road West and Wolverhampton Road so easy access from the city or the Black Country!

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 429 7709
Website: www.chamberlainsfishandchips.co.uk
Categories: Wider Birmingham Eating British

Located in the heart of Birminghams Southside area and in walking distance of the Bull Ring shopping centre Birmingham Hippodrome is one of the UKs most prestigious theatre complexes.

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60 Bedrooms
72 Bedspaces

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

Telephone: +44 (0) 870 609 1110 (01789 296655) swithboard
Website: www.rsc.org.uk
Categories: Stratford-upon-Avon Eating British Café Bars

Founded in 2006, the Old Joint Stock Theatre is part of a Grade II listed building situated opposite Birmingham's beautiful St Philip's Cathedral, and right in the heart of Birmingham’s city centre. The grand building is home to a 105 seat studio theatre and is perfect for intimate performances. Home to the Birmingham Cabaret Festival and the award winning theatre company, OJS Theatre Co., the Old Joint Stock regularly hosts touring productions as well as supporting local artists and producing an excellent programme of in-house productions.

'If you like intimate venues, and you haven’t yet been to the Old Joint Stock – then be sure to put it on your list' - The Public Reviews
'Wonderfully intimate' - Behind The Arras.
'Like a trip to Wonderland' - UoB Blogfest.
'The Old Joint Stock theatre’s a hidden gem' - Lichfield Live.
'An absolute jewel box of a theatre ... one of the Midlands' most perfect venues' - The Lichfield Blog.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 200 0946
Website: www.oldjointstock.co.uk
Categories: City Centre Comedy Cabaret Musical Play Performance Art Dance Music Theatre Drama Birmingham City Centre Birmingham New Street Birmingham Snow Hill Venues

The Edgbaston is equipped with three cocktail bars.

Cocktails are our passion and those cocktails are prepared for you by internationally recognised award winning bartenders. Our bartenders live, sleep, and breathe cocktail culture; when they are not crafting beautiful cocktails behind our well stocked bar they are travelling the country sourcing new ingredients, visiting producers and competing in cocktail competitions. Edgbaston bartenders do not consider cocktails as a vocation, but a way of life. We strive for perfection in everything we do; whether that to be sourcing furniture from around Europe, to make our venue the most comfortable place for you to relax in, or scouring the music world for the latest and greatest in new wave jazz to sooth you as you drink.

It is this quest for perfection that drives us, that takes us all over the world. In the last few years, we have travelled all over the world to ensure that The Edgbaston is setting cocktail trends, not following them.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 454 5212
Website: www.theedgbaston.co.uk/
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The Regency Hotel, Solihull is conveniently located in the Heart of England. The hotel is ideal for business just a short drive from Birmingham, minutes to the NEC or leisure activities and sites of the region. The hotel boasts excellent leisure facilities including an indoor pool and fully equipped gym and offers flexible business facilities including free wifi with meeting rooms suitable for training courses, celebration dinners and weddings. Corus Solihull also offer free parking with parking for up to 275 vehicles. Located just off J4 of the M42, the Corus hotel Solihull is conveniently located close to Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 745 0404
Website: www.corushotels.co.uk
Categories: Wider 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.

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Nestled in over 500 acres of beautiful countryside in the heart of England, The Belfry provides a welcome retreat to escape, meet, or play. We are ideally located 10 minutes from Birmingham’s International Airport, train station and city centre.

The resort is perfect for discerning golfers, families and couples in search of a relaxing getaway, as well as meeting organisers looking for a central location with stunning new function rooms.

Following a £26 million refurbishment, the resort’s interiors are now “on par” with the beautiful golf courses outside, and boast a variety of luxurious bedrooms, superb dining, leisure options and meetings facilities. It truly is A New Day at the Belfry.

Telephone: +44(0) 844 234 7786
Website: www.thebelfry.co.uk/
Categories: Wider Birmingham Sutton Coldfield Birmingham Accommodation Luxury Hotel Hotel

The Novotel Birmingham Centre is an AA rated 4 star hotel right in the centre of Birmingham. First choice for a business trip or a holiday. For functions, Meeting@Novotel offers a professional service to ensure your event runs successfully. Our new Elements approach to dining and our Elements restaurant and bar offer the ultimate in choice. A short walk for the ICC, National Indoor Arena and Brindleyplace. Pay parking available.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 643 2000
Website: www.novotel.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Birmingham New Street Birmingham Snow Hill City Centre Birmingham Accommodation Hotel

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 447 7888
Website: www.hilton.co.uk/bromsgrove
Categories: Wider Birmingham Accommodation Luxury Hotel Hotel

The hotel offers modern rooms and is located close to Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham Airport and The NEC.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 289 3333
Website: www.hiexpress.com/hotels/gb/en/birmingham/bhxbs/hoteldetail
Categories: Accommodation Hotel Budget Hotel Wider Birmingham

Stylish, great value for money and within 1 minute of the Hippodrome, Chinese Quarter with fantastic range of restaurants, New Street Station and the Bullring Shopping Centre with Selfridges.

Residents benefit from secure access, lift and cityQuarters’ state-of-the art 24-hr check in system means no queue, just pick up the keys and relax. Each apartment is tastefully furnished and comes with fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, TV and Wi-Fi . Please just call us if you want parking sourced for you in advance of your stay with us.

Telephone: +44 (0) 845 402 5000
Website: www.cityquarters.co.uk
Categories: City Centre Serviced Apartment Birmingham City Centre Accommodation Birmingham New Street

Bloc hotel is a stylish and contemporary hotel located in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter within the city centre. The village atmosphere created by its cafes-bars and restaurants is complemented by the business-shopping-arts and sports facilities that are also on its doorstep. We have taken loose inspiration from Japanese pod style hotels which means much larger rooms more akin to a cabin on a luxury yacht with finishes and fittings to match. The rooms are equipped with a King Size Double Bed, luxurious linen, climate control, wet room with monsoon drench shower, Samsung 32inch LED Flat Screen TV and high speed WIFI. Birmingham is of course a centrally located travel hub and for many of our visitors that will be the most important factor in just how quickly and conveniently they can access the motorway network, national rail and international flights.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 212 1223
Website: www.blochotels.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Birmingham Snow Hill City Centre Birmingham Hotel Budget Hotel

This luxury apartment is a spacious eleven hundred square feet, 2 bathroom apartment and has views overlooking the Birmingham canal system and situated in the heart of the City.

Sherborne Wharf Loft Apartment is part of the renovation completed in 1996, converted from the old “Fellow Morton and Clayton” warehouse built in the 1930’s.

It is situated and serviced by ‘Sherborne Street Wharf’ which is situated on the James Brindley canal that this famous engineer designed and constructed and which opened in 1765, it is part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations and is approx 500 yards from “The International Convention”. It is also close to Broad Street, which is very much the centre of night life in Birmingham, New Street Station is also less than a 15 minute walk from the apartment if you don’t fancy a short taxi drive to there and of course don’t forget the major shopping centres based around New Street Station.

The apartment is also close to all the Theatres as well as the major venue of Birmingham’s Concert Hall, also within the
“The International Convention Centre”.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 4556163
Website: www.sherbornewharf.co.uk
Categories: Serviced Apartment Accommodation

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
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