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Work Starts on Legoland Discovery Centre Later This Year!

Work on Legoland Discovery Centre will begin at the Barclaycard Arena later this year and is set to open in 2018. The indoor attraction is specificall...

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Published on: Thursday, June 8th, 2017

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OKO Sushi Bar, the new addition to Westside!

A new sushi restaurant opens today in Westside! OKO Sushi Bar will be a modern take on traditional sushi, served up in glamorous surroundings. OKO is...

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Published on: Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

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18th Annual Dragonboat Race Is Back

The 18th annual Dragonboat race is back and will be taking place on Saturday 24th June 2017 in Brindleyplace from 10:00am – 6:00pm. Sponsored b...

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Published on: Thursday, April 20th, 2017

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Jazz Festival Celebration Dinner 2017

The Birmingham Jazz Festival will be celebrating 33 years for being the longest running festival, on 25th May 2017. The festival first began in 1985 a...

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Published on: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

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Saturday 8th April 2017: English Defence League

On Saturday 8th April 2017 from 12:00 – 16:00 an EDL protest is planned to take place in Centenary Square. Westside Wardens and plenty of police wil...

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Published on: Thursday, April 6th, 2017

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Siamais Comes To Westside

A new Thai restaurant has come to Westside. The innovative name ‘Siamais’ has been coined with the word ‘Siam’, the old name f...

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Published on: Friday, March 31st, 2017

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NOTICE: Date For Centenary Square Work Confirmed

The date for the first phase of work to begin on the Centenary Square refurbishment is confirmed to be 17th April 2017. Preliminary work has now begun...

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Published on: Friday, March 10th, 2017

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Take Your Wedding to The Next Stage this Summer – be the First to Hold Your Wedding at Symphony Hall, Birmingham

For one week only… Symphony Hall – widely considered one of the finest concert halls in the world – is promoting its exclusive event space f...

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Published on: Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

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Green Light for Birmingham’s Tallest Flats

Developer Regal (West Point) has gained planning for what will be Birmingham’s tallest block of over 200 flats. The 31-storey building next to Broa...

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Published on: Monday, March 6th, 2017

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WOWs 2017 Winners

Westside BID Press Release WOWs 2017 On Sunday 29th January 2017 the Westside community celebrated at the 12th Wonders of Westside (WOW) Awards. The J...

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Published on: Monday, February 13th, 2017

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Legoland is Coming to Westside!

A Legoland Discovery Centre is set to come to Westside at Barclaycard Arena. The Birmingham Mail revealed last year that Legoland owner Merlin was loo...

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Published on: Thursday, February 9th, 2017


Birmingham Has Become a Tourist Hotspot

The image of Birmingham has changed in recent years. Birmingham hotels are reporting record bookings thanks to everything the city has to offer. In th...

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Published on: Thursday, February 2nd, 2017