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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).


Mondelez International gives GCSE students a Taste of Work

Friday, March 27th, 2015
Pupils from The ACE Academy in Tipton recently attended a ‘Taste of Work’ session at Mondelēz International to learn more about career options

A group of GCSE students from The ACE Academy in Tipton attended an interactive ‘Taste of Work’ session to learn more about the career options available in the food technology industry.


GLYNN PURNELL AND GREGG WALLACE COOK UP A FRIDAY NIGHT WITH A DIFFERENCE

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
GLYNN PURNELL AND GREGG WALLACE COOK UP A FRIDAY NIGHT  WITH A DIFFERENCE

Michelin-starred chef Glynn Purnell and Masterchef judge Gregg Wallace are joining forces to serve up a live culinary experience in front of 400 guests at Aston Villa Football Club this autumn.


BIRMINGHAM STUDENT WINS PLACE AT UNIVERSITY TO PURSUE CAREER IN SCIENCE

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
Millennium Point awards student with a three-year sponsored undergraduate degree at Birmingham City University

One talented student from St Alban’s Academy in Birmingham has been awarded the Millennium Point Young Innovator Prize – an initiative which has secured them a place on a sponsored undergraduate degree at Birmingham City University in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE).


Gas Street Social opens at the Mailbox

Thursday, March 19th, 2015
Gas Street Social exterior

There’s a brand new addition to Birmingham’s social scene, as the hotly anticipated new bar and restaurant, Gas Street Social, opened its doors at the Mailbox on 16th March.

Specialising in sharing and socialising, the exciting new venue serves up seasonal European food, alongside a range of drinks including international craft beers, fine wines and signature handcrafted cocktails.


YOUNG PEOPLE INVITED TO CONSIDER APPRENTICESHIPS AFTER GCSEs

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Young people aged 14-19 from across Birmingham are being invited to explore career options and find out more about apprenticeships at the Careers and Apprenticeship Show at Millennium Point.


Round Table provides top tips on happiness ahead of global celebration

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
Round Table members

The world’s largest social club for young men is sharing its top tips on how to embrace happiness as International Day of Happiness approaches.


Apprentices battle it out to be crowned winner of nationwide competition

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
Mondelēz International apprentices recently held a Taste of Work session at the Bournville site along with students from King Edward’s School

A group of young apprentices from Mondelēz International are gearing up for the Brathay Apprenticeship Challenge – a competition which aims to find the apprentice team of the year across the UK.


MANUFACTURING PRODUCERS HAVE A HANDLE ON EXPORT GROWTH SUCCESS

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Crofts & Assinder, one of the UK’s premium handle and architectural fittings designers/producers based in Birmingham, has seen around a 40% rise in sales over the last three years, in part due to popularity from the overseas market.


CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FESTIVAL COMES TO MILLENNIUM POINT

Thursday, March 12th, 2015
Flatpack Film Festival returns to Millennium Point for an evening of live animation and performance

Residents of Birmingham should prepare themselves for an evening of live animation and performance as the “UK’s most creatively curated film festival” returns to Millennium Point.


CROFTS & ASSINDER SHOWCASES KITCHEN RANGE AT FRENCH EXHIBITION

Monday, March 9th, 2015
Crofts & Assinder will be showcasing 18 new product ranges at SADECC, including its Chambéry range (pictured)

Crofts & Assinder, one of the UK’s premium handle and architectural fittings producers, is preparing to showcase its latest range of products this April at the professional trade show for the kitchen and accommodation industry, SADECC.


Cadbury World is full of character

Monday, February 23rd, 2015
Cadbury World Character Weekend 1

Freddo, Creme Egg, Caramel Bunny and Mr Cadbury’s Parrot will all be heading to Cadbury World this weekend, as its iconic Character Weekend returns.


SIX EIGHT KAFÉ OFFICIALLY OPENS AT MILLENNIUM POINT

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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One of the city’s most popular independent coffee shops, Six Eight Kafé, has officially opened its second outlet at Eastside’s Millennium Point.


February fun at Cadbury World this half-term

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
February fun at Cadbury World this half term

For a February half-term that’s choc-full of fun, Bournville based Cadbury World is the perfect destination for the whole family from Saturday 14th – Sunday 22nd February.


Men ditch Resolutions to join Round Table

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
Round Table members

Leading men’s organisation Round Table has seen a significant rise in members and enquiries on the back of its ‘ditch the New Year resolution’ campaign.

Following Round Table’s pledge to remain a resolution free zone, more than 80 new members joined while hundreds of men have contacted the organisation about how to get involved with their nearest club – with more than 400 located across Great Britain and Ireland.

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