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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 specifically designed for children aged three to ten to enjoy with family and friends. It includes a range of exciting Lego play areas, interactive rides, master classes from the Lego […]

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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 located in the ground floor of Nuvo Bar in Brindleyplace and although the entrance is shared, it is a completely separate restaurant and bar.  Diners will be able to enjoy […]

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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 by Deutsche Bank, this is Birmingham’s longest and most entertaining event. Along with the main activity on the canal, families can enjoy plenty of other entertainment around Brindleyplace. The purpose of the […]

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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 and has grown to host more than 5000 performances for the public. The Jazz Festival will be taking place from the 14th to the 31st July 2017, and it is […]

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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 will be in the Westside area to ensure business as usual. The Westside office will also be open from 10:00 – 16:30, if anyone has any issues. We can be […]

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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 for Thailand, and ‘Siamese’, just like Siamese twins, but with a the view of ‘one body two minds’, will be opening in Brindleyplace, where Thai Edge was previously situated. A secret drinks menu will […]

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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.   If you have any queries please contact Jim Wilson at Birmingham City Council via jim.wilson@birmingham.gov.uk.   Featured image source: Birmingham Post via Google

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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 for Asian Weddings. The prestigious concert hall, which has never hosted a wedding, will now be opening its doors to couples planning their nuptials later this year. Bride and Grooms […]

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Published on: Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

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A Glimpse Inside One of Westside’s Oldest Pubs Refurbished by Davenports

Davenports is the new owner of 115-year-old City Tavern, now returned to its original name, the Bull’s Head. The brewery has preserved some of the pub’s original features to reflect the proud history of Davenports’ Brewery while giving it a fresh, modern look. The pub features a sloping bar as the street slopes down towards […]

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Published on: Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

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CBSO Chief Executive Mentioned In New Years Honours List

CBSO Chief Executive, Stephen Maddock, has been named in the Queen’s New Years Honour List. Stephen will be receiving an OBE for his services to music. Since joining CBSO, Stephen has discovered talents such as the world’s greatest conductor, Andris Nelsons, and has overseen the appointment of Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, in the position of Music Director. Though […]

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Published on: Sunday, January 15th, 2017

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The Big Sleuth Trail Is Coming

Following the success of The Big Hoot Trail in 2016, the next adventure to grip Birmingham will be The Big Sleuth Trail. Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Wild in Art have teamed up once again to after discovering a multi-award winning formula with the Big Hoot Trail. Though Sleuth means a ‘private detective’ it is also […]

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Published on: Sunday, January 15th, 2017

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WOWs 2017 At Edgbaston Cricket Ground

The WOWs 2017 are here! This year they will be taking place in Edgbaston Cricket Ground. The night is guaranteed to be a memorable one. Find more information below: Download the booking form here: WOW Booking Form Book now to avoid disappointment.

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Published on: Sunday, January 8th, 2017

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