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.
Elle online gave Staying Cool at the Rotunda a rave review this month. Elle said:
City centre stays don't come much cooler than Staying Cool Birmingham. At the top of the city's iconic Rotunda building, the 26 serviced crashpads are done out in a minimal, Space Odyssey style in keeping with the listed 60s setting, and furnished with bright pink Lou Rota Polymorph chairs, Tom Dixon felt lamps, Naughtone sofas in dark grey and retro photos of models by Nick Smith. "Hotels?" they seem to say, "So passé"
You can read the full review here.
June 2013Staying Cool at the Rotunda
"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
"I liked the fact that all the food products were fairtrade/organic (excellent!). The flat was lovely, wish I had somewhere like that in London.." Kate Cater, Life & Style Editor, The Guardian
"Why go? For an ultra-stylish taste of Birmingham..." Red online