Established in 2001, the Thinktank (Birmingham Science Museum) is located with the Millennium point complex. A hands-on museum is an exciting place for children and adults alike. Within the fours storied building, each floor symbolizes a theme. There are scientific demonstrations, future exhibitions that talk about technology and inventions including the study of robotics, that are path-breaking and thus have drawn large crowds. With over 200 scientific displays, the museum draws curious science addicts from all over. A visit to this museum calls for a fun and educational outing.
Every year the fields 10 minutes from the centre of Warwick turn into a camping site hosting the Warwick Folk Festival. Warwick camping ground offers concert venues, a quiet camping area, a indoor swimming pool and many other facilities. On the site there is also a general store available, wide selection of food and drink and a free festival bus to town.
You are most welcome to browse this small gallery and admire the work of this local artist. Brian Tovey's specialty is landscapes in oils, using the figurative style that was so popular in the 19th century. The gallery also boasts a host of fine watercolors and numerous prints. For the collector or for those looking for something a little different, there are also some genuine cinema posters that capture the eye. Note that the gallery has a restoration and bespoke framing facility.
Birmingham Hippodrome was built in 1899 and is a popular venue in Birmingham for the performing arts. It has the reputation of being the oldest theater in the city, and is also home to the Birmingham Royal Ballet (arguably Britain's finest ballet company). The Hippodrome received a large amount of lottery funding to turn it into an even more appealing venue.
Well-known as a music venue, the Hare & Hounds regularly plays host to bands of various styles in the upstairs room. Although no food is available, there is a wide selection of wines and spirits and a choice of lagers. Kings Heath is becoming more and more popular with young people, and as a consequence more and more new and brash bars are opening. However, this spot is refreshingly traditional and the locals are friendly.
The jewellery industry developed in Birmingham from the mid-19th Century. The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter is an award-winning working museum which offers a guided tour around a real jewelry factory, showing you all the different aspects of jewelry in the 19th Century and also highlighting the work of new designers. There is a tea room, in case you need refreshments, plus a shop from which you can purchase souvenirs, books and jewelry. If English is not your mother tongue, then you can will find guided tours on tape in French, Hindi, Japanese, Spanish and German.
ODEON Birmingham has eight screens for your viewing pleasure. The theater is well equipped with the latest technology and film viewing is always fun here. There is wheel chair access to screen 3 & 4 with two spaces in each screen. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information visit their website or call +44 871 224 4007.
Millennium Point is the city's education hub. The expansive facility is home to a design school, a dedicated faculty for engineering, an acting school and it is also home to the popular Thinktank, a museum that's must for science aficionados. The center is busy with a variety of events, workshops, seminars and exhibitions, all centered around the theme of education and learning. Millennium Point's auditorium, promenade, the atrium and the outdoor Ingress, in addition to other spaces are also available for hire.
This theater, that dates back to 1913, was the original home of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, and the building still retains many of its original features. It has been the site of many important productions, and many well known thespians have graced its stage. Today, the theater is used primarily to mount productions by small touring companies and local theater companies, as well as productions for kids.
The Electric is the oldest cinema house of Birmingham. This cinema has one screen for your viewing pleasure. Apart from good quality refreshments in the theater, the building houses a gallery and a resto-bar as well. Visit website for more details on the films and events taking place here.