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

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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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 […]


BIRMINGHAM STUDENT WINS PLACE AT UNIVERSITY TO PURSUE CAREER IN SCIENCE

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
Winner of the Young Innovator Prize, Malik Sheryar-Karamat from St Alban’s Academy, has secured 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 […]


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. The […]


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. Launched in 2007 by the United […]


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
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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.


The Behaviour Expert brings ‘Extraordinary Customer Service’ to thestudio

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
The Behaviour Expert brings ‘Extraordinary Customer Service’ to thestudio

Businesses are set to uncover the secrets to ‘Extraordinary Customer Service’ in the Midlands this month, as behaviourist Jez Rose brings his training seminar to Birmingham’s conference and events venue thestudio.


Everyman arrives at the Mailbox

Monday, February 2nd, 2015
Everyman Cinema Birmingham Mailbox

Opening on Friday 27th February, Everyman Mailbox is set to become Birmingham’s most sought after cinema, offering a luxurious made-to-measure environment, delicious food and drink menu and a state-of-the-art sound and vision experience. Situated in the canal side area of the Mailbox, the 12,350 sq ft venue boasts three screens, showing both national releases and a regularly updated and curated themed film programme.


Head to Neverland at the Old Rep with Birmingham Ormiston Academy

Thursday, January 29th, 2015
BOA Peter Pan Musical Theatre Old Rep Birmingham

Musical Theatre students from Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) are bringing faith, trust and pixie dust to the Old Rep Theatre, as they present the classic story of Peter Pan from […]


Local schools awarded at Health for Life celebration event

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Hall Green Infant and Nursery School

  26 schools from across Birmingham have achieved the Health for Life award at an event held in the city’s grand Council House. Attended by Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Mike […]


Aztec Weekend at Cadbury World

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Emperor Montezuma at Cadbury World Aztec Weekend

Cadbury World will be adding some extra spice next weekend, as its Aztec Weekend returns from Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th February.

Visitors to the special Aztec themed weekend will be transported 1,000 years back in time through the Aztec Jungle, where they can learn about the exotic origins of the cocoa bean whilst sampling Emperor Montezuma’s favourite chilli chocolate drink. Young explorers should also be on the lookout for a life size statue of the emperor, who will be surprising onlookers and posing for photographs throughout the weekend.


Excitement builds as work begins on Gas Street Social

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Gas Street Social Mailbox

Work is well underway on the much anticipated new bar and restaurant, Gas Street Social, which is set to open at the Mailbox in Birmingham this March.


CROFTS & ASSINDER SHOWCASE 2015 RANGE AT GERMAN EXHIBITION

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
Crofts & Assinder will be showcasing 10 new product ranges at ZOW, including its Cheltenham and Weymouth range (pictured)

Crofts & Assinder, one of the UK’s premium handle and architectural fittings producers, is preparing to showcase its new range of products this February at the exclusive furniture industry and […]

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