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The Top 11 Hotels In Birmingham

1) The Grand Hotel Birmingham Housed in one of Birmingham's most iconic buildings on Colmore Row, The Grand Hotel Birmingham occupies a Grade II* listed building and is in walking distance of the city’s top attractions, shops, and dining spots. With 185 bedrooms and suites, a chic cocktail bar, New…

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14 must-visit restaurants and bars in Birmingham

1. Purnell’s Nestled in the heart of Birmingham, Purnell's restaurant embodies both elegance and innovation. With its contemporary yet inviting atmosphere, adorned with sleek decor and warm lighting, it sets the stage for a memorable dining experience. Chef Glynn Purnell's inventive approach to…

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100 Days of Creativity Week 2: City Curator Highlights

By Alex Nicholson-Evans, City Curator Are you ready for week 2 of 100 days of creativity? It’s half-term so I’ve included a couple of the family friendly options for the week ahead but once again there really is something for everyone. Let’s get into it, here’s what I’ve got my eye on from 27 May…

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100 Days of Creativity: City Curator Highlights

Throughout the 100 Days of Creativity, I’m going to be sharing my own personal highlights of this fantastic programme - things I’ve been to and enjoyed but also upcoming events that I’m particularly excited about. It’s such a big programme - there really is something for everyone - so I hope this…

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Cheers! Must-visit cocktail bars in and around Birmingham

Happy World Cocktail Day! From chic rooftop bars to cosy speakeasies, Birmingham boasts a diverse array of cocktail spots waiting to be discovered. Whether you like your drinks fruity, fizzy, punchy, refreshing, shaken, stirred, or you prefer a mocktail, check out our guide to some unmissable…

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Popular Blues Venue To Set Up in Harborne

Starting on Sunday 12th May, leading Blues live music venue Henry’s Blueshouse will open at The Junction in Harborne and run the second Sunday of every month. This is in addition to the weekly Henry’s Blueshouse sessions every Tuesday on Broad Street. Doors will open at 6pm with the guest band…

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