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Brick Wonders

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton

Brick Wonders – the tour is an exhibition of the models of ‘Brick Wonders’, Warren Elsmore’s second book, released in May 2014. Each individual LEGO model can be seen in all its glory – showing the versatility of LEGO and amazing wonders throughout time. 7 April 2017 - 4 July 2017 Great Barrier Reef detail. Image ©Warren Elsmore. Featuring over 70 LEGO models, the exhibition appeals to all ages whilst teaching creativity and expression. The exhibition covers not only the seven Ancient Wonders, but also Seven Old, Modern and Natura

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ACES Marbella

Plaza Beach, Marbella

The ACES brand is the brainchild of two former Marbella residents and promoters who know all about the Puerto Banus way of doing things! Their success hasn’t gone unnoticed & have regular collaborations with some premier venues at home and abroad including Cavalli Club Dubai & Ocean Beach Ibiza to name but a few. They have collated the finest team of DJ’ing talent on offer that will have you dancing all day and well into the night… Returning again to Plaza Beach for their fourth summer of parties; we assure you their events are not to

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Beauty at the Botanist Returns

The Botanist, Birmingham

Our beloved Beauty at The Botanist returns - expect the next fabulous night of cocktails and pampering on May 3rd! Think all your favourite brands in The Plant Rooms, showcasing their products and doing mini treatments all evening, while we have cocktails and chat! Confirmed brands are Kiehl’s, ORGANIQUE, Clinique, Givenchy, Originsand Eness Cosmetics, Tony and Guy stay tuned for more! Tickets cost £15 and include a welcome drink and of course, all treatments! Places are very limited, so email harrietgiles@nwtc.uk.com or call 0121 600 7

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Bullring Student Sessions

Bullring Shopping Centre, Birmingham

Birmingham's biggest student event is back! RSVP your place now to get access to all the discounts and more. www.bullring.co.uk

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Ballmania Birmingham

Millennium Point, Birmingham

The UK's Largest Adult Only Ball Pit​ Huge adult sized inflatables Upto 200,000 individual balls Open late every day Remember the absolute elation of jumping around in pools full of plastic multi-coloured balls when you were a kid? ​Remember the excitement you felt when you were on your way to the soft play centre? Remember all the games you use to play there...Hide and seek, Tig, Marco Polo and scarecrows? Well, good news as we're bringing that experience back! Our ball pit is the largest in the country and we're opening it up exclusiv

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Balance Festival 2017

Old Truman Brewery, London

Welcome to Balance Festival, the new destination for Londoners embracing a healthy lifestyle. Balance brings together well-travelled foodies, world-class fitness trainers, awe-inspiring yogis, and real people who share a common vision — to achieve a better self. FOOD Discover delicious, sustainably-sourced foods that feed your body and your mind with the help of leading nutritionists, innovative chefs and celebrated foodies. FITNESS Sample HIIT classes, shop the latest athleisure and technology, and explore how to get fit and toned the

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Midnight In Paris Gala

The Electric Cinema, Birmingham

Friday 12th May 7pm meal at Annexe Restaurant 10.30pm screening at The Electric Cinema Director: Woody Allen Starring: Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard Rating: 18 USA 2011, 94mins We continue our series of unique 'film and food' events this May with a special gala evening in association with Annexe restaurant on Corporation Street, inviting guests to join us on a journey to enjoy the sights and tastes of 1920s Paris. The evening begins at Annexe restaurant in Digbeth, a beautifully designed venue with food inspired by dishes from across th

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The Independent Birmingham Festival

The Bond Company, Birmingham

That’s right folks, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for - The Independent Birmingham Festival. On Saturday 13th May (12pm - 6pm), the inaugural Independent Birmingham Festival will be taking place at The Bond Company, Digbeth, showcasing the very best of Birmingham’s independent restaurants, bars, pubs, street food traders, retailers, artists, designers, producers and more in a day-long celebration of all that is great about our city. Having begun life as a website and guide to independent culture in Birmingham, actively enco

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The Great Escape 2017

Brighton City Centre, Brighton

THE GREAT ESCAPE 2017 18th - 20th May. 450+ BANDS. 35 VENUES. 3 DAYS. BRIGHTON, UK. Since being founded in 2006, The Great Escape has been firmly established internationally as the leading event for showcasing new music. Taking place in Brighton over 3 days in May, The Great Escape kicks starts the festival season, introducing 16,000 music lovers to the key artists and sounds of the year. With over 450 bands playing in 30 venues over 3 days, The Great Escape is the key date in the music calendar. In addition to pre-publicised performances, im

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B-SIDE Hip-Hop Festival 2017

Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham

It’s back! Our annual FREE festival returns in May for its second year, celebrating all things Hip-Hop. Immerse yourself in dance and music performances, participate in or watch battle and see graffiti art being created before your eyes – all to the sounds of the festival from live DJs. With appearances from the best national and international artists and some of the city’s finest Hip-Hop talents – get involved and become part of the Hip-Hop family. Follow B-SIDE on Facebook facebook.com/bside2017 for updates on events or just click

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Birmingham Vinyl Record Fair

Custard Factory, Birmingham

The best selection of rare vinyl records in the UK is heading back to the Custard Factory this May! VIP RECORD FAIR Custard Factory, Gibb Street off Digbeth High Street, Birmingham B9 4AA Saturday 20th May From Prog rock, Punk Rock and Hip Hop to Soul, Reggae and Doo Wop, the biggest Record Fairs organiser is back in the second city! Everything for music fans whether you are a collector of rare vinyl or a crate digger! Sellers from all over the UK. Parking nearby. Doors open 10.00am to 3.30pm. Admission £3 http://www.custardfactory.co.uk

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Birmingham Pride 2017

Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham

Birmingham Pride 2017 THE UK'S BIGGEST 2 DAY PRIDE FESTIVAL Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 May 2017 Spring Bank Holiday Weekend Birmingham Pride 2017 set to feature: ★ Carnival Parade | Saturday 27 May | 12 noon | Victoria Square PLUS... ★ Main Stage ★ Cabaret Marquee ★ Dance Arena ★ Women's Arena ★ Fun Fair ★ Street Party ★ Gay Bars & Clubs ★ FREE community events at the Birmingham LGBT Centre INFO COMING SOON HERE: www.birminghampride.com

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Bring The Paint

Cultural Quarter Leicester, Leicester

BRING THE PAINT ... FREE Graffiti & Music Festival 27th May 2017 Bank Holiday Weekend - SAT 27th MAY 11am - 4am in The Cultural Quarter, Leicester Over the course of one week artists will come together to transform Leicester’s Cultural Quarter bringing international attention and memorability to a city on the rise. A bit about Bring The Paint: Bring The Paint brings high impact, high quality and huge scale street art to the city of Leicester. We aim to inspire a legacy of artistic growth and collaboration within the artistic communi

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Inspired Festival 2017

Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham

The festival shines a spotlight on budding artists, actors, designers, writers, musicians and more from Birmingham City University, as the institution opens its doors to the people of the city and the wider community. Featuring a diverse range of events, including music and literature performances, fashion shows, theatre productions, art, media and technology exhibitions, Inspired will demonstrate the high-level skills and transformative experiences that shape and define our students and graduates. Our graduate shows - the culmination of the h

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Vale Festival 2017

The Vale, University of Birmingham, Kidderminster

Europe's largest student-run charity festival is back! ValeFest is in it's 13th year, and this time round we're raising money for mental health support! Our two chosen charities are RSVP West Midlands and BasicNeeds, and we couldn't be more proud to support them, so check out their pages! ValeFest itself is a day of music, arts and performances from a range of artists and societies - we bring you these across 6 stages, with over 40 acts performing just for you. Held on the 3rd of June, the day after exams end, its the best way to kick-start y

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LONDON FASHION WEEK MEN'S JUNE 2017

BFC Showspace, London

London Fashion Week Men's June 2017 will showcase the best of British menswear design, with catwalk shows, presentations, the Designer Showrooms, and events organised throughout the week.

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Coppélia

Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham

When eccentric toymaker Dr Coppélius leaves his greatest creation, the doll Coppélia, on his workshop balcony she’s soon causing quite a stir in the village. lovers Franz and Swanilda both want to find out what is going on; but things are even stranger than they seem. With a wild mix of abracadabra, comic chaos is unleashed as Dr Coppélius tries to bring Coppélia to life and Swanilda tries to stop him. A timeless classic from the golden age of classical ballet, Coppélia, with its tuneful, romantic music, stands alongside such classics a

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Three Short Ballets

Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham

Three enthralling one-act ballets complete Birmingham Royal Ballet’s 2016/17 in a stunning triple bill. In Le Baiser de la fée a young boy’s life is marked from the moment a fairy saves his life in the snow in choreographer Michael Corder’s beautiful interpretation of this classic Hans Christian Andersen tale. Pineapple Poll, a thoroughly English, Gilbert-and-Sullivan tale of a gang of girls, a crew of sailors and ballet aboard the HMS Hot Cross Bun features witty choreography from John Cranko. Finally, the ancient god Pan is unleashe

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Birmingham Fashion Festival

Custard Factory, Birmingham

With up to 30 independent brands to shop from, we are excited to invite you to the Birmingham Fashion Festival 2017 exhibition! Between 22-25 June 2017, the Market Hall at the Custard Factory will play host to designers and exhibitors during 4 days of beauty, fashion and shopping at Birmingham Fashion Festival. Time: Thurs-Sat (10am-8pm) and Sun (11am-5pm) We would like to introduce to you one of the most exciting fashion affairs to ever hit Birmingham. BFF is a four-day event designed for consumers and business owners who thrive on what’s

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Street Food Cinema & Ice Cream Fest

No21digbeth, Birmingham

Street Food Cinema is an immersive day & Night Outdoor movie experience. Showcasing the best in pop culture films, loads gourmet Street Food Trucks and Live music, Cocktail shacks, Beer & loads of Popcorn. More details to announce shortly! http://www.tasteandliquor.com/

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Disney Outdoor Cinema

Old Halesonian, Hagley

Outdoor cinema screening of a chosen Disney movie, for all the family to enjoy. The event will take place at Old Halesonians RFC on Sunday 25th June. 1pm film - TBC 4pm film - The Lion King http://www.ukeventures.com/

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Birmingham Coffee Festival

Custard Factory, Birmingham

40 Vendors. 2 Days. Unlimited Coffee. Shopping, Sipping, Networking. Coming to the Custard Factory this summer… The Birmingham Coffee Festival! 40 Vendors. 2 Days. Unlimited Coffee. Birmingham’s First Coffee Festival. Shopping, Sipping, Networking. July 1st/2nd 2017 – 10am-6pm Get all the latest news and updates on the festival on the Birmingham Coffee Festival website https://www.birminghamcoffeefestival.com/

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Noisily Festival of Music & Arts 2017

Coney Woods, Leicester

After 2015 we knew that we could take the event to the next level, and with the dedication of our incredible crew and of each and every one of you, 2016 surpassed the expectations of even the biggest of dreamers in the Noisily family. The vibe throughout the weekend was electric, the love free flowing, and seeing all of your joyful smiling faces made the past 12 months of hard graft worth it 10 times over! For us, Noisily is all about the people who attend, the new friendships and communities that are sparked in our beautiful woodland, and cem

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Godiva Festival 2017

War Memorial Park, Coventry

Coventry Godiva Festival is billed as the UK’s biggest free family music festival and is now in its 19th year. Based in the city’s historic War Memorial Park, the three-day event offers great live music, family entertainment, international food and drink, craft village and children’s fun fair! Organised by Coventry City Council with the support of partners, the festival prides itself on offering the best of Coventry and Warwickshire backed up by top national artists and performers. Godiva Festival is a free and ticketless event. You do

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Bristol International Balloon Fiesta 2017

Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton

FOUR DAYS OF FREE FAMILY FUN… The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe’s largest annual meeting of hot air balloons, attracting over 150 Hot Air Balloons from across the globe. The Fiesta truly is a sight that can only be seen in Bristol. Held over four days in August at Ashton Court Estate, the event is completely free with charges made for parking on the event site. Alongside the fantastic site of hot air balloons filling the skies, we have a large number of great trade stands, fairground rides and entertainment. http://www.b

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Moseley Folk Festival 2017

Moseley Park, Birmingham

We pleased to announce Moseley Folk Festival will be returning to the beautiful setting of Moseley Park, Birmingham, on 1st - 3rd Sept 2017. We'll be continuing our remit of Folk, World and Roots into 2017 with some incredible artists already booked in! We'll be announcing the full line up in the early part of 2017. Earlybird tickets will be available at last year's prices right up until the line up announcement for those loyal Moseley Folker. http://www.moseleyfolk.co.uk

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RESTIVAL ARIZONA

Gateway Ranch, Leupp

THIS YEAR’S RESTIVAL Restival returns to the Arizona Desert for its second year of transformational experiences and awesome connections with the Navajo people. Last year was an outstanding premiere – everyone had an incredible time, they returned home with a rejuvenated zest for life and a new group of friends. By the end of Restival, you knew everyone’s name and this year will be no exception. We have changed the programming slightly, to include additional creative endeavours and once in a lifetime Navajo experiences including a trip t

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INSIDE Automotive

Hedsor House, Taplow

Automotive Presenter Nicki Shields Presents INSIDE Automotive 2017. Be a part of the definitive Automotive discussion, presented directly by drivers, Motorsport personalities and industry specialists. This exciting and dynamic world is brought to life in an intimate yet open forum, outlining its interaction with business, technology, marketing and it’s future. INSIDE Automotive 2017 will feature a series of panel events focusing on applied technologies, the automotive industry and the role of marketing in motorsport. Offering thought provo

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Birmingham Weekender 2017

Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham

Birmingham Weekender will return from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 September 2017! The award-winning Birmingham Weekender promises a packed weekend of free outdoor theatre, music, art installations and performance across the city-centre, from Broad Street to Digbeth, including the city’s retail heart. The festival will feature well-known local arts organisations and invited international artists, including a number of significant new commissions. The 2017 festival will build on the success of the first Birmingham Weekender, which took place in