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Monthly Street Food Markets brings culinary delights to Kings Heath

November 12, 2016

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Every second Saturday of the month, Kings Heath’s Village Square is turned into a street food market. With plenty of street food on offer, I made the trip up to Kings Heath to see what it was all about. Originally organised by Brum Yum Yum, the Kings Heath BID now organises the market. The market […]

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Brum Trail: The Winter in the City Trail

March 7, 2016

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Ideal for: people who love both breakfast and board games Avoid if: you’re a bad loser Bring // You’ll need: your woollies Terrain: high ropes and high stakes The start: Bar Opus, Snowhill Nothing takes the winter chill away quite like a hearty brunch. Bar Opus do a swish version with a choice of either […]

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If I Ruled The World ……. by Gemma Cordon

January 28, 2016

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 The If I Ruled The World Trail Ideal for: Bus nerds and budding thespians Avoid if: you don’t like sitting down or standing up for long prolonged periods Bring // You’ll need: wide eyes Terrain: practically all of Birmingham! The start: Backstage Tour – Birmingham REP Theatre Culture is king in my world. See where […]

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Birmingham Trail: The Rediscover Your City Trail

December 16, 2015

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Ideal for: proud Brummies and curious in-laws Avoid if: you can’t stand the Birmingham accent Bring // You’ll need: to prepare your brain for information overload Terrain: top decks and sheds The start: The Big Brum Open Top Buz Sightseeing Tour Yep, bus with a z – because that’s just how we like to pronounce […]

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A visit to Resort World

November 5, 2015

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What will Big Enn, an art curator who has a keen interest in architecture and of course he’s our resident food writer, make of Resort World? After all the publicity in the lead up to the recent opening of Resort World at the NEC site I thought I would like to go and have a look. From […]

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Birmingham Trail: The Spooky Trail

October 20, 2015

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Birmingham is a brilliant city. It caters for the most diverse of tastes and softens the stoniest of cynics. There really is something for everyone. Our resident trail finder, Gemma Corden, is here to prove it. Challenge her if you dare. The Spooky Trail Ideal for: Goths Avoid if: Your friends tell you your ‘sensitive’ […]

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Lace Up Your Trainers For The Birmingham Half Marathon

September 29, 2015

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September 13th saw the biggest half marathon take place in Newcastle, with top athletes including Mo Farah, David Weir and Shelly Woods – all who won their respective races – were joined by 57,000 other runners. Whilst Newcastle and the North of England were able to bask in the glory of the Great North Run, […]

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Birmingham Trail: Get Your Skates On Challenge

September 23, 2015

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Birmingham is a brilliant city. It caters for the most diverse of tastes and softens the stoniest of cynics. There really is something for everyone. Our resident trail finder, Gemma Corden, is here to prove it. Challenge her if you dare. The Get Your Skates On Trail Ideal for: petrol heads and wannabe Torvils or […]

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The Big Hoot 2015 – For Little & Big Kids Alike

September 14, 2015

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This year, is the Year of the Sheep (or Goat) – but it would seem someone forgot to tell Birmingham – as in Birmingham, it appears to be the Year of the Owl. Not just one owl either, 89 giant owls which have been dotted around Birmingham (with one being slightly further afield at Twycross […]

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Laundry Made Simple With Laundrapp

September 2, 2015

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The “L” word, it sparks fear into a lot of us – particularly males. Our palms become sweaty, our minds race and we begin to panic, often fumbling around hoping that we’re doing it right. Of course, I’m talking about laundry. It’s something which I’ll hold my hands up to not being very good at. […]

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