Is chocolate your guilty pleasure? Discover how your favourite confectionery is made with a trip to Cadbury World and uncover the fascinating story of Cadbury chocolate.
You’ll discover the origins of the cocoa bean amidst trees and waterfalls in the Aztec jungle, before jumping onboard the magical Cadabra ride and meeting the infamous Cadbury drumming gorilla!
Stock up on all of your favourite treats at the end of the day at the World's Biggest Cadbury Shop!
Black Country Living Museum
The skills and trades of the past are brought back to life at the 26 acre open-air Black Country Living Museum in an authentic village setting with bakery demonstrations, award-winning fish and chips cooked in beef dripping at Hobbs and Sons, as well as the chance to try a pint of time-honoured real ale in the Bottle & Glass Inn.
Back to Back houses
Jump back in time at Birmingham's Back to Backs houses. Experience an evocative and intimate insight into life at the Back to Backs and finish with a trip to the 1930s sweetshop for a taste of nostalgia.
The Electric Cinema
The Electric Cinema in Birmingham is the UK's oldest working cinema, which shows the latest films, both mainstream and independent, alongside classics and cult favourites - perfect fo any movie lover!
The cinema is home to a full bar and luxury sofa seating with "Text Waiter Service", meaning you can order a top up of your tipple without having to get out of your seat!
The Kitchen Garden Café
The Kitchen Garden Café is a tranquil oasis in the heart of Kings Heath, combining a garden shop, café and deli.
Enjoy regular live music, comedy and poetry whilst indulging in an array of delicious fresh small plates. You’ll find organic, fair-trade and locally-sourced food there including organic wines, beers & spirits, plus jams and preserves made on the premises.
Away2dine Canal Boat Trips, Broad Street
Take a delighful trip on Birmingham’s famous canals on this luxury canal cruising restaurant, which offers freshly prepared and beautifully cooked meals.
Yumm-A-Yukk-A-Boo, The Birmingham RepertoryTheatre
14 October - 2 November
Ever travelled with your tongue? Embark on a taste odyssey though other countries’ foods. Different tempting tastes tell one universal story of parents introducing food to their children. From their first experience of solid food to tackling different tastes and textures. With the help of music and dance, we’ll bring this story to life!
Writer Vayu Naidu, in collaboration with local people frtheom Ward End, has created this exciting interactive show that is perfect for young children and their parents or guardians. So bring along your little ones and watch as they are shown the delights of different diets. Perfect for all tastes.
Comedy and Soul Food Special, The Glee Club
The multi-award winning Glee Club is home to everything from world class live music touring shows right through to comedy nights showcasing the best Midlands’ comics. New for summer, every Friday night is The Glee Club’s Comedy and Soul Food Special, costing just £18.50 for a show and a meal from its hearty menu including favourites like burgers and pizzas.
Birmingham Tours Open Top Balti Buz Tour
Birmingham Tours presents a celebration of the city's cuisine - an exciting adventure through the city on the Big Brum Open Top Buz.
Starting in the heart of Birmingham where there are many fabulous restaurants we drive along the Golden Mile with the Golden Boys into the leafy suburb of Edgbaston. Highlighting the culinary delights of the Chinese Quarter & Moseley we end up in the Balti Triangle - the star of the show!
Try a delicious balti at a restaurant of your choice in the Balti Triangle. The guided tour lasts approximately one and a half hours and is available on a private basis all the year round.
They can promise a truly unforgettable night - prepare to be entertained, amused and intrigued with tales from around the city. Link this tour with a glass of Pimms or bubbly on the bus and finish with that famous Balti curry.
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