There is a Bank Holiday Weekend coming up at the end of the month. You could spend it in style at our Rotunda apartments with the Sunday night half price if you use our Sunday Special offer.
Book Friday and Saturday night via our website and stay on Sunday night too for half price that night. Use the rate code SUNDAYSPECIAL when booking. We're pleased to say that this offer applies to all weekends in 2014 and 2015, not just Bank Holidays.
A very moving commemoration of the start of World War I, called the Minimum Monument, took place in Birmingham this weekend.
5,000 small figures made of ice were placed on the steps of Chamberlain Square and allowed to slowly melt. The event was captured by photographer Verity Milligan and you can see more images like the one below on her Facebook page.
Take a stroll down from Rotunda to Digbeth tomorrow (Sat, Aug 2nd) and you can enjoy a very funky Summer Market. The market has a vintage twist and you'll be able to sample craft beers served from a classic Routemaster bus, cocktails from a 19070s VW, waffles from a retro caravan and teas and coffees from a Morris Minor!
Fifty of the UK's most innovative traders will make up an arts market, a food producers' market and a street food/bar area. The Summer Market runs from noon until 7pm.
Birmingham gets a massive eight mentions in this article about the UK's '50 most inspiring city spots', including the Custard Factory and the Botanical Gardens.
We haven't ticked them all off yet, but we're going to get going on that!
We're very proud supporters of Orchestra of the Swan and its autumn season has been announced including Mozart's Requiem at Symphony Hall with the City of Birmingham Choir. A must see/listen for classical fans!
The Birmingham Beer Bash starts today offering a selection of beers from the hottest breweries in Britain and around the world. There's also street food on offer and a "fringe" that seeks to educate and inform.
ENJOY A SUMMERTIME TREAT ON US
If you are staying with us between now and the end of August at Rotunda, you'll find complimentary Fab ice lollies in the fridge. We hope you enjoy them.
The gorgeous Fab print above is available from Pink Fizz on Folksy.
We currently have a very special offer available on our Facebook
page. Make a booking at Rotunda in Birmingham and you'll receive a
£30 credit to spend on food and
The booking must be made on or before July 22nd, 2014, and to get the code to claim the offer you need to take a look at the Staying Cool Facebook page.
This offer is exclusive to Facebook, so you'll need to take a look at our Facebook page to get the booking code and terms and conditions. We'd love you to Like our page while you are there too!
The Birmingham Jazz and Blues Festival will be filling the city with music from this Friday until the 27th July. There are lots of gigs to check out and many of them are taking place in the open air.
The image below show the Jake Leg Jug Band who''ll appear at
Bureau on Saturday, July 19th at 8.30pm.
"Leave the curtains open and wake up to the panoramic views from floor-to-ceiling windows." Time Out
""The Week's Best Deals: Birmingham's Staying Cool at the Rotunda is enticing 'time flexible' guests to its chic, 60s-inspired self-catering apartments with discounted stays on Monday and Sunday nights..." " The Observer Magazine
"..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