It's looking like wonderful weather for the CBD
Food Festival this Friday and Saturday. Some of our
favourite places to eat & drink - such as Opus, Urban Coffee,
Ginger's Bar and Purnell's - will be setting up stall with foodie
Take 10% off your stay at our chic Rotunda apartments up to and including July 31st, 2013 by using rate code LASTMINUTE.
Air India has announced that from August 1st flights between Birmingham and Delhi will be scheduled four times a week using the new Boeing Dreamliner.
Our Rotunda apartments are only minutes by train from central Birmingham to the airport (typical journey time nine minutes) and the perfect choice for a stopover before or after your flight.
VisitBirmingham has put together a summer city guide to all things foodie called BirmingYUM. Well worth checking out!
We're all very excited about Manchester International Festival, which starts today. The festival will bring 18 days of cutting-edge culture to the city including Massive Attack v Adam Curtis and Branagh's Macbeth.
Did you know that there's an outdoor film festival in
Birmingham? It's a really fun, free event and the public vote on
the schedule produces a line up of classic family films.
The Brindley Place Outdoor Film Festival runs from July 8th-July 14th.
The draw for our 'Win Your Stay for Free' competition just took place. One person who booked online last month could win their stay for free.
Chloe Williams is our competition winner and we'll be in touch with her straight away.
Many congratulations, Chloe!
Our competition to win a free stay closes on Sunday night (June
30th) at midnight. Every on-line booking made in June will be
entered into a draw with the winner announced on Monday at noon.
You've got to be in to win it!
More details here
We are fans of Birmingham's fabulous indie cinema, The Electric, especially when one of its wine tasting events is coming up. At next month's Shock and Gore wine tasting you can see Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula whilst enjoying some delicious reds with an Eastern European bias!
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