The Olympics and the Paralympics dominated our spare time this summer, but we've also been reflecting on how brilliant the Cultural Olympiad was in the West MIdlands.
964 projects, including 78 world premieres, lit up the region all summer. Our favourite was The Voyage, which took place from June 21-24. The show transformed Birmingham's central square into an ocean-going liner. It was truly spectacular.
There are just over two weeks to go until Style Birmingham Live which takes place at the Mailbox on September 29. This year the show will be hosted by Martine McCutcheon.
You can book tickets for what promises to be a brilliant event using this link http://t.co/s0MPMegZ
June 2013Staying Cool at the Rotunda
""..our apartment was equipped with a fully functioning kitchen, replete with oranges for juicing, a juicer, coffee grounds for grinding, a coffee machine, and the most swaggy open-plan living room, framed by a seemingly endless view..."" Wonderland Magazine
"Leave the curtains open and wake up to the panoramic views from floor-to-ceiling windows." Time Out
"I liked the fact that all the food products were fairtrade/organic (excellent!). The flat was lovely, wish I had somewhere like that in London.." Kate Cater, Life & Style Editor, The Guardian