Features in: August, 2014

Milestone marked at new £42 million University library

Milestone marked at new £42 million University library

Construction of the new £42 million library at the University of Birmingham is well underway with the piling phase now almost complete. Carillion began work on the library redevelopment in March after being appointed as the main contractor earlier this year. Due for completion in March 2016, the library development will provide outstanding facilities for […]

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A Time and Place – musical meditations on WW1

A Time and Place – musical meditations on WW1

A powerful new First World War-inspired music project featuring Mercury Prize folk artists Sam Lee, Rachel and Becky Unthank will receive its world premiere at Town Hall Birmingham next month. A Time and Place presents new material inspired by personal stories and arrangements to First World War poetry alongside original repertoire from the time against […]

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Moseley Folk Festival

Moseley Folk Festival

It’s less than a week until Moseley Folk Festival returns…if you haven’t bought your tickets, do so now and be sure to witness one of Birmingham’s finest celebrations of music in the annual calendar. Let’s hope the weather gets better before the weekend.  Doors open at 1pm on Friday and 11am on Saturday and Sunday. […]

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Côte Brasserie, Birmingham Mailbox

Côte Brasserie, Birmingham Mailbox

Quite simply, Cote Brasserie is without doubt one of the nicest restaurants in Birmingham, thanks to stunning food, delightful service, and attention to detail rarely found elsewhere. As soon as we sat at the table we were brought some mixed olives marinated in olive oil, garlic & herbs. The waitress then brought us a glass of Kir […]

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The Bureau Bar, Colmore Row

The Bureau Bar, Colmore Row

Colmore Row Business District is a hive of activity for finance and legal teams, meaning the Bureau has a rather upmarket clientel during weekdays but becomes more cool bar culture at weekends when locals venture into town. No. 110 Colmore Row is a picturesque and original piece of architecture created in 1902-4 by William Henman […]

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