If you're staying with us in Birmingham this weekend with kids (or you just love kids' films) then you can enjoy FREE films at the Brindley Place Film Festival. This weekend's line up is:
Friday at 6pm - Ghostbusters
Saturday at 11am - Rio
Saturday at 2pm - How to Train Your Dragon
Sunday at 11am - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Sunday at 2pm - Puss in Boots
Please check the film festival website for times, cancellations etc.
Tickets are now on sale for 2012's Birmingham Book Festival, which runs from October 4-13.
Highlights include Caitlin Moran in conversation with Stuart Maconie and Simon Armitage (below) talking about his new book, Walking Home.
Full programme of events.
June 2013Staying Cool at the Rotunda
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