Peter Kay Announces Return to Stand-up With First Live Tour in Eight Years

One of Britain’s best loved comedians, the multi award winning actor, writer, director, author and producer Peter Kay, is finally returning to his most successful hobby, stand-up. His last tour in 2010, which still officially ranks with the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest selling comedy tour of all time, played to over 1.2 million people.

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Museum Shop Sunday: A New International Cultural Shopping Day

Museum Shop Sunday: A New International Cultural Shopping Day

The Association for Cultural Enterprises (ACE) is calling for members of the public to visit cultural organisation shops as they open their doors Sunday 26 November for Museum Shop Sunday. A day to enjoy a relaxing and inspiring shopping experience afer the chaos of Black Friday!

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The Local Band Using Music to Raise Money for Dementia Sufferers 

The Local Band Using Music to Raise Money for Dementia Sufferers 

The 6-5 Specials Skiffle Band, a quartet made up of retired volunteers, is dedicated to raising money for Dementia UK through their music. Based in Alvechurch, the musicians love playing at charity concerts, arranging private gigs and performing for dementia sufferers at ‘Memory Cafes’.

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Shirley Aquatics' Move to Beckett's Farm a Success

Shirley Aquatics' Move to Beckett's Farm a Success

Shirley Aquatics move to Beckett’s Farm has proved to be the success the team had all hoped for. Now bigger and better then they have ever been the new leading provider of marine aquarium and fish tank supplies can boast to be one of the biggest superstores in Europe.

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John Bishop Announces Tour Will Return for Fourth Date in Birmingham

John Bishop Announces Tour Will Return for Fourth Date in Birmingham

Comedy superstar John Bishop returned to Birmingham this weekend, for his long awaited return to stand-up comedy, and brand new live show, WINGING IT. Following the success of this weekend's shows, John has announced he’ll be back with the tour again in March 2018, for his fourth night in Birmingham. 

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Van Morrison's New Album 'Versatile' Out 1st December 2017

Van Morrison's New Album 'Versatile' Out 1st December 2017

Following the massive success of his 37th studio album Roll With the Punches (which charted at No 4 in the UK this September), Van Morrisonprepares the release of his 38th. Versatile is positive proof that Van Morrison is built differently to other artists.

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Sean Paul ft. Blue Cantrell - Arena Birmingham Nov 2017

Sean Paul ft. Blue Cantrell - Arena Birmingham Nov 2017

Cornfield’s directors enjoyed a night of the Grammy-award winning artist’s best-loved songs, with a special appearance from Blue Cantrell. For his first Arena concert appearance in Birmingham, Sean Paul did not disappoint. Playing his classic hits, plus some surprise extras, Sean Paul entertained the eager crowd of all ages.

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Muslim Charity to Keep Over 21, 000 Homeless Warm This Winter in Birmingham and Across UK

Muslim Charity to Keep Over 21, 000 Homeless Warm This Winter in Birmingham and Across UK

Human Appeal, a British Muslim faith-based charity, are announcing today the launch of their first ever winter Wrap Up Birmingham Campaign. Following on from last year’s successful Wrap Up Manchester campaign, Human Appeal will also be running campaigns in Birmingham and Glasgow as well as being the charity sponsor of Wrap Up London. Across all four cities Human Appeal are aiming to collect and donate at least 21,00 coats to the rough sleepers of these cities. Wrap Up Manchester, Wrap Up London, Wrap Up Glasgow and Wrap Up Birmingham campaigns will start on the 13th November and run until 24th November.

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Press Highlights - National Pet Show 2017

Press Highlights - National Pet Show 2017

Brand new features announced at the National Pet Show! The National Pet Show is gearing up to open its doors at the NEC Birmingham on 4-5 November 2017. With hundreds of different animals, amazing animal action displays, expert talks, celebrity appearances and exceptional shopping, the National Pet Show, proudly sponsored by MORETH>N, continues to be an unmissable event for animal lovers and families of all ages.

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Liam Gallagher: UK Tour Dates Sell-Out Following Debut Solo Album 'As You Were'

Liam Gallagher: UK Tour Dates Sell-Out Following Debut Solo Album 'As You Were'

Following the release of Liam Gallagher's debut solo album ‘As You Were’, released on October 6th, the musician's UK tour sold-out the 100, 000 tickets in a single morning. Due to popular demand, the tour was extended with a date at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on December 1st, while the Belfast date has been upgraded to The SSE Arena. 

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Festival of the Spoken Nerd:

Festival of the Spoken Nerd: "It’s a live science comedy extravaganza with experiments"

Festival of the Spoken Nerd comes to Birmingham! The comedy trio wonderfully blend science with comedy to create a show full of laughs (and learning). Why not learn a thing or two whilst you're laughing your head off? Helen, Steve and Matt answered some questions for the press about their group and what audiences should expect from their new tour 'You Can't Polish A Nerd'...

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Katie Melua to Release Children in Need's Official Single for 2017

Katie Melua to Release Children in Need's Official Single for 2017

Katie Melua to release BBC Children in Need’s official single for 2017 ‘Fields of Gold’ re-recorded by Katie Melua as official single for charity’s 2017 Appeal in tribute to Life President Sir Terry Wogan Katie Melua is to release this year’s official BBC Children in Need single, ‘Fields of Gold’. 

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Stereophonics Announce 2018 UK & Irish Tour Following New Album 'Scream Above The Sounds' Release

Stereophonics Announce 2018 UK & Irish Tour Following New Album 'Scream Above The Sounds' Release

One of Britain’s best live bands Stereophonics will embark on a major UK & Irish arena tour in spring 2018 following the release their new album, ‘Scream Above The Sounds’. ‘Scream Above The Sounds’ was primarily recorded in the band’s HQ in west London with a further session at RAK Studios. Created with the help of regular collaborator Jim Lowe, it’s an album in which creative sonic touches add to the band’s emphasis on songwriting and melody.

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Mount Kimbie To Perform At Birmingham O2 Institute

Mount Kimbie To Perform At Birmingham O2 Institute

Love What Survives is the third studio album from Mount Kimbie; a melodic yet robust electronic record and a distillation of their career to date, mixing multiple singing voices and musical personalities, flirting with freeform experimentation, pop tropes and an expansive sonic palette.To celebrate the start of a full UK and European tour, Mount Kimbie have enlisted friend and support act Kelly Lee Owens to rework their current single You Look Certain [I'm Not So Sure]. 

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Nick Heyward Announces 2018 UK Tour 'Woodland Echoes'

Nick Heyward Announces 2018 UK Tour 'Woodland Echoes'

Following the release of his critically acclaimed new album ‘Woodland Echoes’ that entered at No. 4 in the independent album charts, Nick Heyward has announced a UK tour for 2018. The tour takes in 13 dates starting on 24th May at the Brighton Concorde and culminating on 6th July at Milton Keynes The Stables.  Nick is set to release a new single, ‘Perfect Sunday Sun’, on 17th November again via his own label Gladsome Hawk.

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The Beat, Buzzcocks, The Selecter and Stiff Little Fingers to Perform Three Very Special Outdoor Shows in May 2018

The Beat, Buzzcocks, The Selecter and Stiff Little Fingers to Perform Three Very Special Outdoor Shows in May 2018

After the blistering success of the 3 inaugural outdoor events which saw The Specials and Toots & The Maytals play on the same stage for the very first time, those behind Slam Dunk Festival are back once again to deliver another iconic run of shows.

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TV Comics Raise A Smile (And Funds) For Charity

TV Comics Raise A Smile (And Funds) For Charity

A charity comedy show organised by The Glee Club has raised £7,000 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity. The performance, which took place last night (Wednesday 25 October 2017) at the city centre venue saw rising Brum comedy hero Joe Lycett and Britain's Got Talent finalist Daliso Chaponda appear in front of a capacity crowd. They were joined by Newcastle’s Rahul Kohli and Comedy Carousel host Andy Robinson, as MC.

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Itihaas Restaurant Says

Itihaas Restaurant Says "I Do" To Stanbrook Abbey Partnership

Award-winning connoisseur of fine Indian dining, Itihaas Restaurant, is celebrating a match made in heaven with stunning and historical wedding venue, Stanbrook Abbey. Based in the heart of Birmingham, Itihaas is one of the most established Indian restaurants in the UK. Its cuisine is inspired by the Mughul Era, when Indian dining was imperial and extravagant, which lends itself well to the wedding business and is integral to both the food served and decoration provided at its show-stopping events. 

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Fumo Selfridges Birmingham Opens With A Lavish VIP Party

Fumo Selfridges Birmingham Opens With A Lavish VIP Party

The multi-award winning Italian restaurant company, San Carlo Group has launched its latest venture in the Midlands with a lavish VIP party. Specially invited guests sipped cocktails and sampled fabulous Italian canapes as they became the first to see inside the stylish new Fumo Selfridges Birmingham, a stunning £1m 3,000 sqft restaurant and bar located on the 4th floor of the luxury department store, overlooking the iconic Bullring. 

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Visitors Inspired at Retirement Village Open Day

Visitors Inspired at Retirement Village Open Day

Visitors were welcomed to an open day at Inspired Villages Warwick to celebrate the start of work on phase two of the development. The retirement village, in Heathcote, is a partnership between Inspired Villages Group and Legal & General. The first phase in the £65m development has already opened, and scores of people have moved into the village, including 70 year-old great grandmother Lizzie Dunne. 

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South Birmingham SCITT: Applications Open Soon

South Birmingham SCITT: Applications Open Soon

South Birmingham SCITT is nationally recognised as a high achieving partnership, which is structured and resourced to train teachers to meet the needs of 21st century learners. Within a supportive, encouraging environment, the staff will go out of their way to make you a success! Trainees will develop and reinforce the values, skills, and attributes, which promote good citizens and lifelong learning in students. Our committed Training Partnership of over 50 schools, work together to ensure that high quality learning for both trainees and their students takes place. 

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Eleanor Conway 2017 Tour 'Walk of Shame' Preview!

Eleanor Conway 2017 Tour 'Walk of Shame' Preview!

Some people talk the talk but don’t walk the walk, one person that puts her money where her mouth is, is comedian Eleanor Conway.  Her debut stand up show ‘Walk of Shame’, enjoyed sell out audiences and immense critical success on the free fringe last year, since then she’s been honing the show on a 30 date national tour selling out a slew of dates from Bristol to Brighton and beyond and is now extending her tour into the Autumn. Kicking off the new run of dates in Inverness on 30th August.

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The Magic Lantern Festival Returns to Birmingham!

The Magic Lantern Festival Returns to Birmingham!

The Magical Lantern Festival enters its second year in Birmingham following a hugely successful festival last year. Due to the exceptional demand for tickets, to accommodate more visitors, this year we will be open five days a week from Wednesday to Sunday each week and open every day during the Xmas holidays apart from Xmas Eve and Xmas Day.

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Solihull Restaurant is all ‘Fired Up’ About The Launch of its Brand New Wood Fired Menu

Solihull Restaurant is all ‘Fired Up’ About The Launch of its Brand New Wood Fired Menu


Foodies in Solihull are in for a treat this Winter as a leading local restaurant has just unveiled its latest addition – a brand new wood fired oven. And there’s a delicious new menu to get it warmed up too! The Forest Hotel, in Dorridge, has launched its new wood fired menu just at the right time, as the nights start to draw in and the woolly jumpers come out of hibernation.

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Winner of Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award Revealed

Winner of Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award Revealed

Birmingham-born, Warwickshire-raised comic wins prestigious comedy prize! Birmingham Comedy Festival and The Glee Club are pleased to announce Kai Samra as the recipient of the festival’s Breaking Talent Award 2017. The young comic picked up his prize at a packed Glee Club on Friday night (6 October 2017), where he was presented with his award by BBCWM’s Richard Wilford.

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Purnell Banks on Support from Deutsche Bank Employees

Purnell Banks on Support from Deutsche Bank Employees

For the first time in its history, a Birmingham charity has reached the final stage of the Deutsche Bank UK charity partner process, and the charity’s Trustee Glynn Purnell is calling on Deutsche Bank Birmingham to support the campaign. Now one of the final six charities in the running, shortlisted from an original 80, Cure Leukaemia has embarked on a 10-day two-week campaign and with the help of patron Glynn and celebrities including Chris Froome, Geoff Thomas, Ian Wright and and Ben Foster. 

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40 Years of Disco Comes to Birmingham

40 Years of Disco Comes to Birmingham


’40 Years Of Disco’ brings the cream of the decades together for the very first time for a unique arena tour. Seven of the biggest and legendary disco acts will appear on one stage at the Genting Arena in March 2018 -these are: Sister Sledge, Tavares, Rose Royce, Boney M, The Real Thing, Odyssey and George McCrae.

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Solihull Food and Drinks Festival - A Culinary Triumph

Solihull Food and Drinks Festival - A Culinary Triumph

This year Solihull town centre showcased the ultimate food and drink festival! With over 80 food and drink stalls, family activities and celebrity food demonstrations, the Solihull Food and Drink Festival was declared a roaring success… despite the best attempts by the rain to dampen spirits.

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Prepare for an Illuminating Experience at Compton Verney This Autumn

Prepare for an Illuminating Experience at Compton Verney This Autumn

IN-LIGHT II: The spectacular IN-LIGHT return to Compton Verney this autumn, as part of the national Museums at Night programme.For the second year running, the beautiful and historic Warwickshire art gallery and park will be bathed in light as part of a series of astounding and contemporary ‘son et lumière’ shows. 

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Win a VIP family ticket to Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure and be part of the show!

Win a VIP family ticket to Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure and be part of the show!

Win a VIP family ticket to Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure and be part of the show!

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Free Debt Help On Your Doorstep

Free Debt Help On Your Doorstep

When financial trouble hits, it’s easy to feel alone. When in debt, it can often seem like no one is able to help, and no one wants to. Local debt counselling charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP) has recently launched its new project in partnership with Dickens Heath Church - a service aiming to help people begin their journey towards financial freedom.

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Stratford Pub Goers Help Buy Cows for Kenya

Stratford Pub Goers Help Buy Cows for Kenya

Pub goers popping into The One Elm in Stratford are being asked to put their change from buying a round - or any cash they can spare – towards Herds for Change, a project aimed at delivering vital and sustainable change in the Mara, Kenya.

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Midlands Whisky Festival Bringing Big Brands to Brum

Midlands Whisky Festival Bringing Big Brands to Brum

With just a few weeks until Midlands Whisky Festival returns to Birmingham for the second year running, some of the brands taking centre stage at the event have been announced. Over 400 whiskies will be on show at thestudiobirmingham on Saturday 16 September, giving whisky fans a chance to brush up on their whisky wisdom and discover something new. 

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‘The Hair Fairy’ Lucinda Ellery Sprinkles Magic in Solihull

‘The Hair Fairy’ Lucinda Ellery Sprinkles Magic in Solihull

Hair extension and hair loss expert opens studio in Solihull, West Midlands Lucinda Ellery, the world-renowned hair loss and extensions expert has opened up a brand new studio in Solihull, West Midlands. The studio will provide the women of the West Midlands a life changing way to cope with any form of hair loss using pioneering hair loss solution, ensuring all women not only look but also feel fabulous.

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Nuffield Health Now Offering New Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement

Nuffield Health Now Offering New Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement

The New Superpath® Hip is super quick! An advanced technique for hip replacement being offered by innovative surgeons at Nuffield Health in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, means that patients recover much more quickly, with less pain, a much smaller scar and a lower risk of infection.

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Phil Collins - ‘Not Dead Yet’ Tour - 3 December 2017, Genting Arena (2)

Phil Collins - ‘Not Dead Yet’ Tour - 3 December 2017, Genting Arena (2)

Night after night on his incredible comeback tour, Phil Collins has introduced his show to the audience by simply saying that he has missed them.

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The Fort Theory of Shopping

The Fort Theory of Shopping

The Fort Shopping Park delves into the minds of shoppers for their latest campaign.

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Life's a Beach at Touchwood

Life's a Beach at Touchwood

Touchwood is once again giving local residents the chance to be transported to sunnier shores with the return of its much-anticipated Costa del Solihull urban beach this summer.

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International superstar André Rieu announces UK & Ireland Arena Tour 2017

International superstar André Rieu announces UK & Ireland Arena Tour 2017

Musical Phenomenon André Rieu is quite simply a musical phenomenon like no other, having sold a massive 40 million CDs and DVDs and notched 30 No.1 chart positions worldwide.

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Bananarama Are Back

Bananarama Are Back

Siobhan Fahey rejoins Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward for One Time Only Tour

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Iconic jeans brand Levi’s is now open at Resorts World Birmingham

Iconic jeans brand Levi’s is now open at Resorts World Birmingham

Resorts World Birmingham has welcomed iconic jeans brand, Levi’s to its retail space this June.  

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Gorillaz Humanz Tour - UK Tour Dates Announced

Gorillaz Humanz Tour - UK Tour Dates Announced

It is no underestimation to say that the return of Gorillaz has been feverishly anticipated.

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Harry Styles Live On Tour

Harry Styles Live On Tour

Due to overwhelming demand, Harry Styles has added 56 new show dates in 2018 to his sold-out world tour. The freshly added dates will begin in March 2018 and will see Styles perform at Genting Arena, Birmingham on Saturday 7th April 2018.

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Depeche Mode's Global Spirit Tour to Return to UK and Ireland in November 2017

Depeche Mode's Global Spirit Tour to Return to UK and Ireland in November 2017

After European and North American Tours, Depeche Mode to Return for Four Arena Shows in UK and Ireland.

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Curry King Turns up the Heat for 2017

Curry King Turns up the Heat for 2017

Back, bigger and Balti-er than ever for 2017, Curry King will mark its return to the city this November. 

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Katy Perry Announces 2018 UK & European Arena Tour

Katy Perry Announces 2018 UK & European Arena Tour

The tour comes to the UK in June 2018
New Album – WITNESS – set for 9 June Worldwide Release

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Become An Octonaut Octo-glow Explorer This Summer At The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham

Become An Octonaut Octo-glow Explorer This Summer At The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham

Join the Octonauts on a brand new deep sea adventure and see the ocean in a whole new light this summer at The National Sea Life Centre’s Octo-Glow Explorers event from 15th July – 13th August.
CBeebies’ most intrepid ocean explorers will be inviting younger children and their families to become honorary recruits of the Octonauts’ crew and join their special mission to uncover the secret world of glow in the dark sea creatures.

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Global music sensation Céline Dion announces live 2017 UK and European summer tour

Global music sensation Céline Dion announces live 2017 UK and European summer tour

16 DATES, 14 CITIES ACROSS THE UK AND EUROPE INCLUDING BIRMINGHAM Tickets for ’CÉLINE DION LIVE 2017’ Tour on sale Friday 3 February

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2017 Arenacross Tour

2017 Arenacross Tour

This month we had the chance to attend the Arenacross at Birmingham’s Genting Arena.

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UB40 team up with Pledge Music for the bands latest campaign

UB40 team up with Pledge Music for the bands latest campaign

Pledge music is all about connecting artists and fans that reach’s beyond a download or CD/Vinyl sale.

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Diaries at the ready as we announce our 2017 events…

Diaries at the ready as we announce our 2017 events…

The Regency Hotel offers the ideal environment for all kinds of events and celebrations and our event coordinators are committed to ensuring each one is as memorable at the last.

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Birmingham pays tribute to the best of the best in the “Most Enterprising Place in Britain

Birmingham pays tribute to the best of the best in the “Most Enterprising Place in Britain

Birmingham’s brightest and most innovative entrepreneurs will be celebrated at a special reception being held in the city.

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Heritage Multi-Car Insurance Customer – Alan Corbett

Heritage Multi-Car Insurance Customer – Alan Corbett

Alan Corbett is a Heritage Multi-Car customer with a passion for leisure driving and has five vehicles on his policy.

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Southam College Receives a Helping Hand from Taylor Wimpey

Southam College Receives a Helping Hand from Taylor Wimpey

Leading local housebuilder Taylor Wimpey Midlands has provided a cash boost to Southam College to help fund a residential trip for a group of Year 9 students.

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Step up to a stunning new family home at Taylor Wimpey’s Himley View

Step up to a stunning new family home at Taylor Wimpey’s Himley View

House-hunters seeking a new home with plenty of space for their families need look no further than the fabulous properties currently available at Himley View, Taylor Wimpey’s popular development in Kingswinford, West Midlands.

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Tickets on sale for a fusion of music and dance at Birmingham Symphony Hall

Tickets on sale for a fusion of music and dance at Birmingham Symphony Hall

Tickets have gone on sale for ‘A Fusion of Music and Dance’, the 2017 DMS Heart of England variety show at Birmingham Symphony Hall in May.

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Discover the magic of Shakespeare’s England in 2017!

Discover the magic of Shakespeare’s England in 2017!

Discover Shakespeare’s England in 2017 and enjoy a host of exciting events and activities for all the family.

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Squeeze announce Join The Dots UK tour for autumn 2017 and are working on a new album

Squeeze announce Join The Dots UK tour for autumn 2017 and are working on a new album

South-London legends Squeeze have announced an extensive run of UK dates kicking off on Oct 7th 2017 at Birmingham Symphony Hall and ending on Nov 6th 2017 at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Barry Collings proudly presents: The Real Thing UK Tour 2017

Barry Collings proudly presents: The Real Thing UK Tour 2017

Multi-million selling soul band The Real Thing are back on the road in 2017 – the tour, starting on 10th March at Inverness’s Ironworks takes in most of the year!  

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Birmingham Cocktail Weekend set to stir up the City for the third year running

Birmingham Cocktail Weekend set to stir up the City for the third year running

It’s the news that Birmingham’s cocktail-connoisseurs have been waiting for: Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is back, bigger and better than ever before for 2017. The festival will return to the city from 14-16 July for the third year running and will sees cocktail-revelers embark upon the city in a three-day spectacular. 

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Have your fill of traditional fare at The One Elm in Stratford

Have your fill of traditional fare at The One Elm in Stratford

Lovers of traditional fare like hearty home-made pies and classic Sunday roasts piled onto a board made for sharing can have their fill of some fantastic food at The One Elm in Stratford this season, and banish the winter blues for good.

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Ed Sheeran Announces tour dates across Uk & Ireland, Europe, Mexico, Central & South America!

Ed Sheeran Announces tour dates across Uk & Ireland, Europe, Mexico, Central & South America!

Set to be one of the most highly-anticipated tours of 2017, Ed Sheeran has announced an array of worldwide tour dates for the UK & Ireland, Europe, Mexico and Central & South America. The tour will hit Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena for two nights on 28 & 29 April.

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Shakespeare’s England announces exciting hotel news in 2017!

Shakespeare’s England announces exciting hotel news in 2017!

Shakespeare’s England is delighted to announce a number of exciting news and developments regarding its hotel offer throughout 2017. 

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Tastebuds set to tingle with Miss Macaroon and Anderson & Hill collaboration

Tastebuds set to tingle with Miss Macaroon and Anderson & Hill collaboration

Brace yourself, flavour fanatics: two of Great Western Arcade’s first-class foodies have teamed up to put on a tasty two-day event that you won’t want to miss. 

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Coalition Talent in Association with Roar Global Present Magician & Winner of 2016 Britain’s Got Talent

Coalition Talent in Association with Roar Global Present Magician & Winner of 2016 Britain’s Got Talent

Lance Corporal Richard Jones launches his UK Tour ‘The Power of Imagination’ UK Tour 2017.

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Viola – Wine Tasting Event

Viola – Wine Tasting Event

Espresso bar, bistro and wine house arrives in Knowle…

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Compton Verney signs Armed Forces Covenant

Compton Verney signs Armed Forces Covenant

Compton Verney, the award winning Warwickshire Art Gallery and Park, has become the first museum or gallery in the UK to sign a pledge to support servicemen and veterans.

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Wanted: Caretakers to come and live in the future at Compton Verney Intro

Wanted: Caretakers to come and live in the future at Compton Verney Intro

The Clearing is a vision of the future, coming to the grounds of Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park from March to December 2017.

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Spring half term adventures in Shakespeare's England

Spring half term adventures in Shakespeare's England

Experience a host of exciting adventures during the spring half term from 18 – 26 February in Shakespeare’s England. 

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Grand Union secures £130,000 investment from Arts Council England and announces Dorothy Wilson MBE as new Chair

Grand Union secures £130,000 investment from Arts Council England and announces Dorothy Wilson MBE as new Chair

Contemporary art gallery and studios secures £130,000 investment from Arts Council England. Dorothy Wilson MBE, former Director of mac Birmingham, becomes Chair. Plans to secure long-term future for Grand Union

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Womans Who Award Launched for Second Year Running

Womans Who Award Launched for Second Year Running

Nominations Now Open after Successful First Year

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Romance your loved one in Shakespeare’s England!

Romance your loved one in Shakespeare’s England!

Romance your loved one in Shakespeare’s England, one of the most stunning and romantic settings for Valentine’s Day.

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Jewellery Quarter Gallery celebrates local Birmingham talent in new exhibition

Jewellery Quarter Gallery celebrates local Birmingham talent in new exhibition

Contemporary photography gallery, Argentea, is paving the way for emerging homegrown talent in a brand new exhibition showcasing the works of six local artists. 

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What is the road ahead for the British motor industry?

What is the road ahead for the British motor industry?

The British Motor Museum is to celebrate the British car with a special forum, The British Motor Industry, what is the road ahead? which will take place on Saturday 25 March from 9.45am – 5pm. 

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Brindleyplace backs Birmingham Charities for 2017

Brindleyplace backs Birmingham Charities for 2017

For 2017 Brindleyplace backs a selection of Birmingham Charities which will help go towards local people and various causes throughout Birmingham

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First ever right hand drive AC Cobra MK V1 to be launched at The Performance Car Show

First ever right hand drive AC Cobra MK V1 to be launched at The Performance Car Show

MacG Racing, the UK’s only distributor of the current AC Cobra brand, will be launching the first right-hand-drive MK VI at The Performance Car Show this month.

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Stratford Butterfly Farm shortlisted in prestigious Pride of Stratford Awards

Stratford Butterfly Farm shortlisted in prestigious Pride of Stratford Awards

Stratford Butterfly Farm has been shortlisted for the Pride of Stratford Awards 2017. The awards, which are in their sixth year, celebrate the best achievements in business and the community across the District.

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Star-Rating, the Official Tourist Boards Guide – a choice for every budget staying in the UK

Star-Rating, the Official Tourist Boards Guide – a choice for every budget staying in the UK

Star-Rated: The Official Tourist Boards Guide, now in its 42nd year, provides a trusted and comprehensive source of information for visitors looking to stay in the UK. 

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Plans hatch for Birmingham's annual Chinese new year celebrations

Plans hatch for Birmingham's annual Chinese new year celebrations

Birmingham’s annual Chinese New Year celebration is back and is bigger than ever; with two stages, lion dances, funfair rides, street food and a host of traditional entertainment taking over Southside on Sunday 29 January, from 11am to 4pm.

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Gorilla coffee receives warm wheel-come

Gorilla coffee receives warm wheel-come

Opening its doors for the very first time to those who are barmy about bikes, Gorilla Coffee’s launch party brought in the city’s cycling VIPs

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Sipsey Lingerie – Gents Evening

Sipsey Lingerie – Gents Evening

We had the chance to enjoy the fantastic ‘Gents Evening’ at Sipsey lingerie Located in Solihull this December, hosted by Founder and Director Sukhy Nijjar.

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Enjoy plenty of festive fun in Shakespeare’s England!

Enjoy plenty of festive fun in Shakespeare’s England!

Shakespeare’s England has all the special components you need for a magical Christmas this year.

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UB40 Announce major UK tour for 2017

UB40 Announce major UK tour for 2017

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a major eight-date UK tour for December 2017.

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Land Rover fans eagerly await the return of the third Classic Land Rover Show to Gaydon!

Land Rover fans eagerly await the return of the third Classic Land Rover Show to Gaydon!

The hugely popular and successful Classic Land Rover Show at the British Motor Museum returns slightly earlier in 2017.

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Ford GT leads stunning line-up on the new autocar and piston heads.com supercar show feature

Ford GT leads stunning line-up on the new autocar and piston heads.com supercar show feature

The Performance Car Show is set to deliver a show-stopping display of ultra-desirable metal in January at the all-new Autocar and PistonHeads.com Supercar feature.

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Edwardian tearooms create a masterpiece of festive foodie favourites

Edwardian tearooms create a masterpiece of festive foodie favourites

The halls have been decked down at Birmingham Museum& Art Gallery in time for the seasonal celebrations, with one of their top attractions set to be the mouth-watering menu additions. Whether you’ve got a sweet tooth or a tendency for all things savoury, the Edwardian Tearooms have got you covered with a festive focus on fun and full-on indulgence. 

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Winner of our Annual Christmas Giveaway

Winner of our Annual Christmas Giveaway

We have chosen our lucky winner for this year’s annual Christmas giveaway and would like to say congratulations to our 2016 winner, Layla Parks.

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Birmingham Weekender returns in 2017

Birmingham Weekender returns in 2017

Birmingham’s biggest arts festival, Birmingham Weekender, will return from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 September 2017. 

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Dunelm opens its Doors in Solihull

Dunelm opens its Doors in Solihull

Home and furnishing retailer Dunelm launches its brand new store opening in Solihull.

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New Art West Midlands comes to Birmingham in 2017

New Art West Midlands comes to Birmingham in 2017

New Art West Midlands, the region’s largest showcase of emerging contemporary artists, returns 18 February 2017.

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Santa is spreading Christmas cheer for Heart Research uk at Brindleyplace

Santa is spreading Christmas cheer for Heart Research uk at Brindleyplace

Brindleyplace is spreading the Christmas cheer and singing loud for all to hear at two free charity concerts in aid of Heart Research UK, with special guests Santa and his elves. 

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Asha’s celebrates second restaurant title in 2016!

Asha’s celebrates second restaurant title in 2016!

Asha’s in Birmingham’s Newhall Street is celebrating after being named the best spice restaurant in the Midlands by the British Curry Awards.

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Planet Play Opening Event in Solihull

Planet Play Opening Event in Solihull

Launching the brand new soft play centre in Solihull this December.

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The British Motor Museum wins silver

The British Motor Museum wins silver

The British Motor Museum has won silver in the 2016 FreeFrom Eating Out Awards in the Independent Cafés and Tearooms category.

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Christmas kicks in at Brindleyplace

Christmas kicks in at Brindleyplace

Chestnuts are roasting on an open fire and baby, it’s cold outside.

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Motorcycle Live 2016

Motorcycle Live 2016

This November we had the chance to attend the largest Motorcycle event in the UK.

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Flywheel Festival at Bicester Heritage 2017

Flywheel Festival at Bicester Heritage 2017

The organisers of Flywheel at Bicester Heritage – Historic Promotions – have confirmed new dates for the third annual showcase celebrating classic winged and wheeled vehicles. 

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Let’s Feed Brum

Let’s Feed Brum

As the days get shorter, the nights get colder, and next week’s temperature is set to reach zero yet again.

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The Oktogon Bar Wins ‘BestChange of Use of an Existing Building  or Conversion’

The Oktogon Bar Wins ‘BestChange of Use of an Existing Building or Conversion’

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Wirten by Helen Curtis

Scott and Helen’s hard work didn’t go unnoticed, as in April they were invited to the Built In Quality Awards Dinner at the ICC in Birmingham

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