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.


Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

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.


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 […]


Thursday, January 1st, 2015
aston centre for grwoth

A new programme to support small businesses across the West Midlands has been launched by the Aston Centre for Growth at Aston University.

The Aston Programme for Small Business Growth will run from February – June 2015 and is currently inviting applications from small business leaders across the region.

15th year on the streets for St Basils

Monday, December 22nd, 2014
David Smith_St Basils

A Bournville based employee from local treat provider, Mondelēz International experienced a night on the streets for the 15th year in a row to raise funds for homeless charity, St […]


Monday, December 15th, 2014
Junior school fundraising activity

Junior School pupils at Solihull School have raised over £6800 as part of its Charity Week – a record figure for the Junior School’s annual fundraising event which is now in […]

Winning Photograph Reflects City in Stunning New Light

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
L TO R: Reflections photography competition winner, Tom Poole and Mario Flanagan, general manager at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham

The winning entry of a citywide photography competition will be displayed in the reception of the newly refurbished luxury Hyatt Regency Birmingham hotel on Broad Street, it has been announced. […]

Hyatt Regency Birmingham invites guests to make a wish come true for Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
Hyatt Regency Birmingham and BCH

Hyatt Regency Birmingham is offering guests the chance to add a sprinkle of magic for patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital this Christmas.   As part of the hotel’s support to […]

Millennium Point set to HO-HO-host festive films for all

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

With December only around the corner, Millennium Point’s Giant Screen is hosting a range of festive films to get visitors into the Christmas spirit.   Millennium Point’s Christmas Season officially […]

Back to school with thestudio

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
The Classroom

Every day’s a school day as we continue to learn new things, but it’s time to put it into practice as you head back to The Classroom with thestudio.


Monday, November 24th, 2014

Millennium Point has been chosen as the Birmingham venue to host a four-day interactive exhibition which explores living to 100-years-old.   Organised by the Centre for Population Change (CPC), the […]

The magic of Christmas at Cadbury World

Thursday, November 20th, 2014
Snow White and the Chuckle Beans at Cadbury World - hi res

This year will see the brand new ‘Snow White and the Chuckle Beans’ take to the stage for a series of enchanting performances, as part of the attraction’s Christmas Celebration Weekends. Taking place every weekend from Saturday 22nd November right up until Christmas, Cadbury World will be spreading some festive cheer with a whole host of themed activities for all ages to enjoy.