- Birmingham Hippodrome competition07 October 2011
Win a night in a Rotunda penthouse and tickets for Matthew
Bourne's Nutcracker! ballet at the Birmingham Hippodrome on
See the Hippodrome's
website for details.
- Free Tickets for Grand Designs Live14 September 2011
- We've teamed up with Britain's best-known and most stylish home
exhibition again this year. Grand Designs Live in Birmingham (7-9
October, NEC) is bigger, better and packed with more innovative
ideas for homes, interiors and beyond than ever before. Our
favourite design guru, and Grand Designs presenter, Kevin McCloud
is among the experts set to divulge the secrets of their success.
See hundreds of inspirational products from 500 exhibitors, get
free expert advice from designers, architects and project managers
and learn all the tricks of the trade.
- For your FREE tickets either:
- 1. Book our special Grand Designs Package, which includes
tickets to the show and a night at Rotunda. Book online using
GRANDDESIGNS5 in the rate code box, email us at email@example.com or
phone us on 0121 643 0815.
- 2. If you would just like a couple of complimentary day tickets
to the show, email firstname.lastname@example.org with
GRAND DESIGNS in the subject line.
- Meet the Team09 September 2011
We don't always get to meet our guests in person so if you've
ever wondered what we look like then go to our Facebook page - we
have been profiling the team over the month of August.
Click here to see
- And the winner is...03 August 2011
- We had lots of great entries to our Electric Cinema Ice Cold in
Alex / Staying Cool Penthouse stay competition and it was a very
tough decision but in the end we thought Kirsten Machray was a
worthy winner... Here's what Kirsten wrote to secure her night in
the penthouse with champagne this Friday night and a trip to the
Electric on Saturday to see Ice Cold in Alex. Congratulations
- I'm not usually much of a competition enter-er (or good
with grammar, apparently!) but when I saw the date of the prize I
thought it was worth a little go. I've been with my brummie
boyfriend for three years, and the August 5th weekend is our
anniversary. Honestly! - I still have the awkward 'Do you maybe
want to go out like on a date with me?' text to prove it. On our
first date he actually took me to the Electric; I'm a country girl
so he spent the entire day showing off all his favourite bits of
the city, knowing it would impress me, and you were the grand
finale. I was dazzled by the date, the city and by him too, and
have been ever since. We were planning on keeping costs low by
staying home for our anniversary this year, but if an amazing
opportunity like this was offered to us, we'd really know how to
make the most of it. I think we'd revisit the Chinese restaurant we
went to three years ago before getting an early night to make the
most of the amazing penthouse (by which I mean, it comes with lots
of free gadgets that need to be appreciated! I've never even used a
juicer before...) and drinking champagne on the balcony. The next
morning, we'd eat far too much breakfast and then go and chill in
the Botanic Gardens, one of my favourite parts of Birmingham, with
a little picnicking before heading back to enjoy Ice Cold in Alex
at the Electric. As he loves the movie I might even be able to get
him to spring for my cocktail this time! Then it would be off to
Jekyll & Hyde for the evening, finally capping it off with late
night burritos at Bodega.
- I'm sure you'll have a lot of great entries for this, and
it might not be the dramatic or glamorous plan you're looking for.
But it's just everything I'd love to do in Birmingham in 24 hours
with the amazing Rotunda thrown in, so for me it couldn't get any
better! Either way, this is a great chance to let you know that the
Electric has some great memories for me, and I know that that's
true for so many other people too: you have all our support. I hope
you have lots of fun entries to read!
- Well done Kirsten, we'll be in touch via email to firm up
- The Height of Fashion28 July 2011
Look who was at the Rotunda Penthouse yesterday with our very
own Gavin Burns! The glamour of it all.
Fabulous fashionista Caryn Franklin was launching this
year's Style Birmingham Live event. It takes place just a hop, skip
and a jump from us and we're proud sponsors.
Caryn's live stage show, How To
Look Good, will be at Pavilions Birmingham from 23rd-25th
September. It's free and definitely not to be missed.
- Win a Night in our Rotunda Penthouse21 July 2011
All you need to do is to like us on Facebook and you will
automatically go into the draw to win a night in the Penthouse when
we reach the heady heights of 1,000 fans. Either hit the Like
button at the top of this page or visit our Facebook
winner will be selected by the online Randomiser. We run
competitions and offers most weeks too.
- Win tickets to see Sir Anthony Hopkins on Saturday 23 July08 July 2011
Our friends at the wonderful City of Birmingham Symphony
Orchestra (CBSO) have given us tickets for two lucky Staying Cool
guests to see Sir Anthony Hopkins in concert with the opportunity
of meeting him after the show.
Spend an evening with one of the world's greatest living screen
actors for a one off performance of music and conversation. Hopkins
will be talking about his music and film roles while the CBSO plays
music from a selection of his greatest films including Shadowlands,
Silence of the Lambs and Remains of the Day as well as some of
Hopkins' own beautifully composed original music for the
We'll throw in a free night at the Rotunda with a bottle of
Champagne (or Chianti) to complete the evening. To enter, email
email@example.com with one sentence on why you would like the
tickets by the 11th July.
- Win a naughtone Portion Foot Stool30 June 2011
We're teaming up with our suppliers over the coming weeks to
give away some great gifts. This week it's the turn of fab
furniture makers, naughtone, who have been making sofas, tables and
stools for us for at least four years now. For further details on
how to win a gorgeous Portion foot stool worth £935 click
- Cool for Kids07 June 2011
Prompted by the increasing number of families who have been
visiting us in Birmingham over the school holidays, we've just
launched a whole range of new services for mums, dads and kids
staying at Rotunda in Birmingham. From dressing up boxes to sweetie
treaties check out thenew page.
- Carnival Queen?24 May 2011
Kim, our Rotunda manager, visited Birmingham & Black Country
Community Foundation to check out some projects last week. She made
a gorgeous 'carnival queen'.
We've just signed up to support the Foundation's 100 Club and
and their local community projects. Check out their website for more info.