Hi All

Welcome to the second BBS UK Birmingham Social, to be held across the weekend of 17th-19th November 2017. We are once again staying at the Cobden Hotel, Hagley Road, Birmingham and have a packed weekend lined up.  We will have a small group of BBS UK staff/volunteers available throughout the weekend, however do recommend that guests bring a personal assistant if needed.  Subsidised rates are available as shown below.  Booking forms should be returned as soon as possible, no later than the end of August together with a deposit of £50 per person to secure your place.  Final payment should be made by the end of October. Priority will be given to those who have not attended a BBS UK weekend before. 

Weekend Itinerary:
Friday Evening:
2pm-4:30pm:         Arrive at Cobden Hotel, Hagley Road, Birmingham
5:00pm:                 Taxi pick-up for dinner at Frankie and Bennies
7:30pm:                 Two Games of Bowling at Bowlplex
9:30pm:                 Back to hotel for nightcap

7am-10am:            Full English Breakfast
From 1pm:             Afternoon Tea at Circle Restaurant, Birmingham Hippodrome
2:30pm:                 Sunset Boulevard, Audio Described Matinee Performance
6:30pm:                 Dinner at Maharaja Restaurant (Curry House)
9:30pm:                 Back to hotel for nightcap

7am-10am:            Full English Breakfast before departure.
Cost of Weekend:
BBS UK has provided a 25% subsidy towards the weekend.  The cost per person, including accommodation, activities and all meals (drinks to be bought individually) is:
Single Room Occupancy:                         £160 per person
Double/Twin Room Occupancy:               £130 per person
Carer/PA Single Room Occupancy          £130 per person
Carer/PA Dbl/Twin Room Occupancy:     £100 per person
If you are unable to attend the whole weekend or would prefer to attend for just the Friday or Saturday, please contact for individual costings.  We look forward to seeing you there.


Please complete a booking form if you would like to come.

BBS UK are working on a grant project called Breaking Down Barriers, please take a look to see what this involves.


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