Serious cyclist? The huge Cycle Show comes to Birmingham at the end of this month. You can try out every type of bike being exhibited on test tracks, watch the UK's top trials and BMX riders in action, and practice jump tricks or try out Roller Racing on the AirBag.
Birmingham's new library opens next week (September
3rd), just minutes from our boutique apartments at the Rotunda.
It looks well worth a visit.
Fascinating fact: the new library - very contemporary in form - features the Shakespeare Memorial Room, built in 1882. This was originally part of the city's Victorian library, which closed in 1974.
Like our style? Don't miss Midcentury Modern's pop up at the London Design Festival. Oxford Street from 18th-22nd September, 2013.
There are still tickets left for Fusion Festival in Birmingham this weekend. Fusion is a pop festival (Jessie J, The Wanted, JLS...) with day tickets only and strikes us as the perfect pre-school treat for kids/teens.
Fusion is in aid of the Prince's Trust and runs on Saturday, 31st August and Sunday, 1st September.
Many people in England, Wales and N.Ireland are enjoying an extra day off this weekend. If you are one of them, we hope that you have a fabulous time!
We are now on Instagram and we'd love you to join us. You can find the images here.
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Why not take a visit to Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter? This historic area is home to over 400 jewellery businesses plus some excellent cafes, restaurants and quirky museums. The Jewellery Quarter has a very distinctive vibe to it.
If you are in Birmingham any time between now and August 26th,
we'd recommend taking a wander around the 120+ stalls that make up
International Food Fair.
Enjoy cuisines from around the globe plus the best of local food and drink.
City centre 10am-9.30pm daily.
If you are staying with us on September 15th then take a look at Social Screen
This glam, '50s-themed fundraiser is being held in a secret location in Birmingham. Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea while enjoying the sounds of a local swing band, followed by the film 'Far from Heaven'.
Vintage make up and hair stylists will be on hand if you want to embrace the '50s look.
""..the Rotunda is superbly located bang in the city centre with New Street and the famous Christmas market less than 20ft from our door – perfect for dropping off those heavy shopping bags."" North Devon Journal
"..brilliant either for a short break with kids or just for a night or weekend away without them if your batteries need recharging." The Baby Website
"There are no bellhops nor a gym...instead you get a Mac Mini, free Wi-Fi, an espresso machine and a juicer (oranges included)." The New York Times