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City Guide: Birmingham

CITY GUIDE: Date spots in Birmingham Barbara Cartland would approve of…

13th February 2019
One of Birmingham’s more prolific exports is the famed romance novelist Barbara Cartland. Noted in her lifetime both for holding the world record for most books published in a year (a whopping 26!) and for being one of the bestselling authors of all time, Cartland was a self-proclaimed expert on the amorous – you kind of have to be if you’re going to write over 700 novels on the topic. Born in 1901 in Edgbaston, Birmingham, she would likely be thrilled to see how many spots the city now boasts that are perfectly-suited for the pursuit of romance. If Valentine’s Day has dried up all the inspiration for your love life, here are a few date spots in Birmingham that we’re sure an aficionado like Ms Cartland would approve of. Affairs of the heart are for all year round, after all.
City Guide: Birmingham

CITY GUIDE BIRMINGHAM: Top 10 Things to Do for Free

18th January 2018

Feeling skint? There is still so much to explore in Birmingham’s city centre. Brum is full to the brim with history which sits side by side with its more…

City Guide: Birmingham The Food Diaries

THE FOOD DIARIES: Don’t miss Birmingham’s tasty new restaurant openings

8th November 2017

Birmingham’s food scene is a constantly expanding one, with new restaurants popping up all the time. We’re obviously really happy about it, with all the cool new places to…

City Guide: Birmingham

CITY GUIDE BIRMINGHAM: A Day Out in Birmingham with KOMPAS

2nd October 2017

KOMPAS had been active in London for many months now, but did you know that we are also live in other UK cities, like Exeter, Liverpool, and Birmingham?

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