The Birmingham Hippodrome is staging Wagner's Ring Cycle this November and it should be a spectacular experience. You can see images and full details in the online brochure.
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Birmingham's RBSA Gallery (Royal Birmingham Society of Artists) celebrates its bicentenary this year. Head its way for stunning art!
You can also get Cooking Cool with recipes from chef Alex Claridge in our Rotunda apartments.
Coming to try out Cool for Kids this month? The Snowman is on at the the Birmingham Rep until January 18th. Delightful!
We were delighted to discover that one of our favourite restaurants in Birmingham, Opus at Cornwall Street, is now open for Sunday lunch.
Tempted? You can check out Opus's awards and reviews here.
Photographers Pete Ashton and Jenny Duffin turned one of our Rotunda penthouses into a camera obscura today. You can see the fantastic results on our Twitter account and enjoy some lovely shots from the balcony online.
Visit Birmingham have put together a calendar of some of the city's top events in 2014, with plenty more to come as the year goes on. You can take a peek online.
If you are into theatre and making plans for 2014, take a look
at the Electric Cinema's line up of National Theatre
and RSC productions.
War Horse, Coriolanus and Henry IV will be beamed live to our favourite indie cinema (v.close to the Rotunda) between Feb and June
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