Trampoline, Tumbling & DMT British Championships
Athletes compete in front of a home crowd including Olympic silver medallist Bryony Page, who faces world team bronze medallists Laura Gallagher and Kat Driscoll, and Nathan Bailey and Luke Strong go head to head for the men's senior trampoline title.
An Audience With Simon Reeve
The journalist, TV presenter and author sets out on his first-ever tour to discuss the many adventures he has undertaken.
Thinktank: Birmingham Science Museum
A range of family-friendly, hands-on exhibits and interactive fun divided into 10 themed sections over four floors.
The Last Roman
Various coins on show that date from the reign of Emperor Justinian I (527-565 A.D.), the so-called 'Last Roman Emperor'.
Based in a former pen factory in the heart of Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, the museum documents the evolution of the modern pen and celebrates Birmingham's role in its trade.
Fourteen different zones recount the history of cocoa and the Cadbury family, starting off in the Aztec Jungle where visitors sample the Emperor of Montezuma's favourite spicy drink, chocolatl. A full-scale reconstruction of the cobbled square where John Cadbury opened his shop leads onto a gentle ride through a chocolate wonderland in one of the Beanmobiles and the world's biggest Cadbury shop.
- Family Event
- Food, Drink & Tastings
Within And Without: Body Image And The Self
The exhibition examines how social, historical and cultural factors affect body image issues such as social status, gender, stage of life, heath, aesthetics, religion, politics and sexuality, and how this is expressed through objects and artworks.
- Mixed Media
A Place In The Sun Live
The official exhibition of the Channel 4 TV programme and the largest overseas property exhibition in Europe comes to Birmingham.
- Consumer Show
- Family Event
Aston Hall is one of England's finest Jacobean mansion houses. Aston Hall still bears the scars of the English Civil War and is surrounded by 50-acres of beautiful parks and gardens.