If you're a film buff, check out Birmingham's Flatpack Festival. It returns in March (21st-31st) for the seventh year. There's a wide array of animation, documentaries, short films, music videos and experimental cinema on offer.
May 2013Staying Cool at the Rotunda
""..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
"Why go? For an ultra-stylish taste of Birmingham..." Red online
"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