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Here at Quickfind Directories we pride ourselves on being a trusted source of local news and information; this is not just limited to businesses and tradesmen.

Having been established since 2004 we are deeply rooted across Birmingham and Warwickshire, therefore it is only right we keep you up to date with the very latest local news and updates.

The Quickfind team talk to lots of people across the region every week, making us a hub of local knowledge. With so much happening, we wanted to create an unbiased and helpful information source.

You will find our Facebook and Twitter profiles updated daily. In addition to this we also feature regular blogs with a focus on Birmingham, Warwickshire and the surrounding areas.

Make sure you check this page regularly for updates.

If you know of any local events taking place or would like to feature anything on our page, please get in touch.


Jurassic Kingdom Dinosaur Experience
Saturday May 20th – Sunday 4th June
Birmingham Botanical Garden
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More than 30 life-size, animatronic dinosaurs visiting our Gardens – bring the kids along for a truly unique experience!


Akamba Big Jam Music Festival
Saturday 3rd June 1pm – 11pm
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Perfect for the whole family – providing an afternoon of great music including motown, soul, reggae, pop and dance.

BBC Good Food Show 2017
Thursday 15th June – Sunday 18th June
NEC Birmingham
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Packed with seasonal produce, ideas for al-fresco entertaining, the UK’s top chefs cooking up fresh recipes live on the numerous stages across the Show, and Pimms and picnics galore.

Summer in Southside 2017
Saturday 17th and 18th June
Birmingham Hippodrome
Free outdoor festival
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Come and explore all that this country fayre has to offer and delight in the transformation of Southside to a place of escapism and adventure.

Dinosaurs in the Wild
24 June – 23 Aug 2017
NEC Birmingham
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Travel back 67 million years and experience the greatest safari in your lifetime – with living dinosaurs! 

Colmore Food Festival
Friday 30th June – Saturday 1st July 11am – 7pm
Victoria Square, Birmingham
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Leading Birmingham chef Glynn Purnell will be making a welcome return to the city’s biggest free-entry food and drink festival.


Music Outside Presents Tamworth Jam
Saturday 1st July 2016
Music between 1pm-4pm
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Young local musicians from Tamworth Jam showcase covers and original music.

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council CBSO Concert
Saturday 1st July
Sutton Park
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An exciting two-day event, Concert in the Park, featuring world class music and family fun this July.

In the Night Garden Live
Wednesday 12th July 2017 – Sunday 30th July
Cannon Hill Park
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In the Night Garden Live is the world’s only live production of the top-rated CBeebies show – an amazing musical theatre experience for all the family!

The Lost World
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Presented by Illyria
16th July 2017
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Michael Crichton and Steven Spielberg borrowed this title for the sequel to the book, film Jurassic Park. Thanks to them it now tells an audience exactly what they’re going to get: Dinosaurs! Recommended for older children and their families.

Big Family Festival
Friday 28th – Sunday 30th July 2017
Dunton Hall in Sutton Coldfield
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The big family festival is set is a multi day festival with children as the main focus.