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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).


MILLENNIUM POINT SET TO HOST THREE DAY FUEL CELL CONFERENCE

Monday, April 27th, 2015
Neil Anderson

Millennium Point – the multi-purpose venue in the heart of Eastside district – is set to host the 2015 Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technical Conference.


Mondelez International employees make outdoor classroom a reality at Dame Elizabeth

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
Mondelez volunteers at Dame Elizabeth

Employees from Mondelēz International in Bournville have spent a day creating an outdoor learning space at Dame Elizabeth Cadbury School.


Birmingham Ormiston Academy secures Brian Cox as patron for re-launched Old Rep Theatre

Monday, April 20th, 2015
Brian Cox becomes patron of The Old Rep Theatre in Birmingham, run by Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA)

Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) has announced that veteran actor Brian Cox is to become the patron of the revitalised Old Rep Theatre.


Crowd Out performance at Millennium Point nominated for prestigious music award

Monday, April 13th, 2015
Crowd Out by BCMG at Millennium Point

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (BCMG) has been nominated for a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) Music Award for its 2014 mass participation performance, Crowd Out.


RETAIL BIRMINGHAM LAUNCHES 2015 AWARDS

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Retail Birmingham Awards 2015 are now open

Retail Birmingham, the Business Improvement District (BID) that represents over 1,000 city centre businesses, is calling on retailers to nominate their rising stars, talented teams and customer service gurus for the prestigious Retail Awards 2015.


Thestudio star bakers raise money for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice

Friday, April 3rd, 2015
Thestudio does Ready Steady Bake for Birmingham St Mary's Hospice

Staff from thestudio in Birmingham donned their aprons and put their baking skills to the test on 30th March, to raise over £250 for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice.


Mondelez International gives King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls an insight into engineering

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
Pupils from King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls attended a ‘Taste of Work’ session to learn the importance of engineering

A group of young ladies studying engineering at King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls attended an interactive ‘Taste of Work’ session to learn the importance of engineering in a manufacturing environment.


Mailbox announces summer opening schedule

Monday, March 30th, 2015
DBOX’s work has been recognized by organizations including the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy® Awards), Communication Arts, The Art Directors Club, World Luxury Award, American Design Awards, and The International Property Awards, and has been exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, The Art Institute of Chicago, and The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

DBOX was founded in 1996 and maintains studios in New York, London, Taipei, and Miami.

The Mailbox has announced that its redeveloped retail space will open in phases from July culminating in a celebration event in September.


MILLENNIUM POINT STRENGTHENS MANAGEMENT TEAM WITH CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER APPOINTMENT

Friday, March 27th, 2015
L TO R: Judith Armstrong, the new COO of Millennium Point along with Philip Singleton, CEO of Millennium Point

Millennium Point, the multi-purpose venue in the heart of Eastside district, has announced the appointment of its existing financial director as chief operating officer (COO).

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