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Mark Wright announced as Style Birmingham Live host

Monday, June 29th, 2015
Mark Wright has been announced as the host for this year’s fashion and shopping event of the year, Style Birmingham Live

TV presenter, Mark Wright, has been announced as the host for this year’s Style Birmingham Live.


MILLENNIUM POINT WELCOMES THOUSANDS OF BUSINESS LEADERS FOR BIRMINGHAM MADE ME

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Thousands of visitors from across the city gathered at Millennium Point for Birmingham Made Me

Thousands of visitors and business leaders from across the city gathered for Birmingham Made Me – the annual event which celebrates the design-led manufacturing capabilities and achievements originating in the Midlands.


South Birmingham primary schools celebrate successful healthy living

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
South Birmingham primary schools celebrate successful healthy living

South Birmingham MP Steve McCabe joined pupils and teachers from 23 primary schools at an event designed to celebrate healthy living.


New Green Gym helps elderly residents lead healthier lifestyles

Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Volunteers from Mondelēz International have supported the creation of a food growing area and raised beds at Melrose Close

More than eight elderly residents have begun to reap the rewards of a refurbished green area, thanks to Mondelēz International’s Health for Life programme.


Cadbury World celebrates its 25th anniversary

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
Gerrard Baldwin, General Manager at Cadbury World (centre), with Cadbury World chocolatiers and exhibition staff.

It’s set to be a bumper year for one of Birmingham’s most popular attractions, as Cadbury World gears up to celebrate its 25th anniversary


Mondelez International awarded reaccreditation in Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards

Friday, June 12th, 2015
Pictured L-R: Simone Bassi Health Education Service; Nicki Rees Health for Life coordinator; Dr Sandra Passmore Health Education Service; Kelly Farrell Community Affairs Manager at Mondelēz International and Stephen Howard, Chief Executive of Business in the Community

Mondelēz International has been reaccredited as part of the prestigious Responsible Business Awards 2015, which are run by the charity Business in the Community (BiTC).


Discover Anne Frank’s story at Millennium Point

Monday, June 8th, 2015
Anne at school 1941

Eastside’s Millennium Point has announced it will host The Anne Frank Trust’s flagship exhibition, Anne Frank and You, next month.


New Cadbury World character swoops in for summer

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
A new character swoops in to Cadbury World

Heads are set to turn at Cadbury World this summer, as the Cadbury characters get ready to unwrap a new feathered friend.


Glynn Purnell’s Friday Night Takes Off With Birmingham Airport

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Birmingham Airport announced as headline sponsor for Glynn Purnell's Friday Night Kitchen

Glynn Purnell’s Friday Night Kitchen has been given a further boost after securing Birmingham Airport as headline sponsor.


Listen with All Ears at Millennium Point

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
Explore the history of music boxes and mechanical instruments at The All Ears exhibition at Millennium Point (All photos to be credited to ‘©Birmingham Museums Trust’.)

Music enthusiasts are invited to explore the history and legacy of music boxes and mechanical instruments as the All Ears exhibition kicks off at Millennium Point next month.


Umami Indian Kitchen delivers a taste sensation to Birmingham

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
Abdul Hoque, general manager and Mandeep Bajwa, head chef outside Umami Indian Kitchen on Lordswood Road

A brand new Indian kitchen and cocktail bar is set to open in Birmingham later this month, as Umami brings a new taste sensation to Harborne.


Hodge Hill College students gain employment skills through Give & Gain Day

Thursday, May 21st, 2015
Hodge Hill College students gain employment skills through Give & Gain Day

Eleven volunteers from Cadbury World site in Bournville have spent the day sharing their skills and expertise with Hodge Hill College students as part of Give & Gain Day.


BIRMINGHAM’S TOP RETAILERS RECOGNISED AT RETAIL BIRMINGHAM AWARDS

Monday, May 18th, 2015
The top retailers across the city have been recognised at the Retail Birmingham Awards 2015

Retailers across the city have been honoured at the prestigious Retail Birmingham Awards 2015. Organised by Retail Birmingham, the Business Improvement District (BID) that represents over 1,000 city centre businesses, […]


MILLENNIUM POINT APPOINTS MIDLANDS M&E CONTRACTOR

Monday, May 18th, 2015
From L to R: Sukhdev Heer: Head of Facilities at Millennium Point, Judith Armstrong: Chief Operating Officer at Millennium Point, Paul Lokucewicz: Director at Midwest Electrical Services.

Wolverhampton-based Midwest Electrical, has been appointed by Millennium Point to provide its building maintenance services.


CROFTS & ASSINDER SECURES GERMAN PARTNERSHIP

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
D-Beschlag and Crofts product offering

Crofts & Assinder, one of the UK’s premium handle and architectural fittings producers, has partnered with German manufacturer D-Beschlag to offer a new range of bespoke products to customers in the UK and Europe.


Pop-ups firmly on the menu at Millennium Point’s Six Eight Kafé

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
Pictured L to R: Niki Astley of Two Cats Roaming, Michael Crew of En Place, Jason Goodger of Six Eight Kafe, Josh Porter of En Place and Jay Jones of Pietanic

Six Eight Kafé, one of the city’s most popular independent coffee shops, has announced it will be hosting regular evening pop-up restaurants across the year at its outlet in Eastside’s Millennium Point.


BOA appoints Executive Director for The Old Rep Theatre

Thursday, May 7th, 2015
Gaynor Cheshire Principal at BOA and Chris Sudworth who has been appointed the new Executive Director for The Old Rep Theatre. Picture by Sam Bagnall

Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) has appointed Chris Sudworth as the new Executive Director for The Old Rep Theatre.


Cadbury World welcomes royal baby with exclusive chocolate creation

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
Cadbury World chocolatiers create pram for new princess

Cadbury World’s team of in-house chocolatiers have created an extra special carriage fit for a princess, after creating a Cadbury chocolate pram to welcome the new royal baby.


Pirates set sail for bank holiday weekend at Cadbury World

Thursday, April 30th, 2015
Pirate Weekend at Cadbury World

Cadbury World is on the map for some swashbuckling fun this May bank holiday, as Pirate Weekend drops its anchor at the popular attraction.


RUSTIE LEE SET TO JOIN YUMMY BRUMMIE GLYNN PURNELL FOR FRIDAY NIGHT KITCHEN

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
RUSTIE LEE SET TO JOIN YUMMY BRUMMIE GLYNN PURNELL FOR FRIDAY NIGHT KITCHEN

Larger-than-life star Rustie Lee is set to join Michelin-starred chef Glynn Purnell and Masterchef judge Gregg Wallace for the ultimate live culinary experience in front of 400 guests at Aston Villa Football Club this autumn (Friday, 2 October).

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