Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Entertainment

Valentine’s Movies

Valentine’s Movies

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and had a lovely Valentine’s Day. For this week’s blog post I thought I would continue with the idea of love and share with you some of my favourite romance films. Love Actually – Although this is […]

What to do this Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day in Birmingham

What to do this Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day in Birmingham

People tend to say Birmingham is an “okay” city and there is not much to do. However, I tend to disagree with that and I always like to share my tips on what to do and see around this GREAT city. A few months ago […]

Christmas celebrations and New Year planning!

Christmas celebrations and New Year planning!

And we’re back… Although Christmas seems so far away and in the past, I thought I’d share a little snippet of my time off back home, how I celebrated and what I want for the new year. Christmas in my household is always something I […]

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

As talked about previously in my blog post ‘Defying Gravity‘, I’m a huge theatre fan. I’ve seen a number of productions at various theatres, including Shakespeare in Stratford, musicals at the Hippodrome, amateur productions and open air theatre. One theatre I’d never been to before […]

Spending a day in London – on a budget!

Spending a day in London – on a budget!

Hello everyone! It was my birthday recently (hello 19), so I decided to go back to Portugal for a few days to spend the special day with my family and childhood friends. I flew from London since there are no direct flights to Lisbon from Birmingham […]

Nocturnal Animals Tasting Menu

Nocturnal Animals Tasting Menu

Last week I visited Nocturnal Animal on Bennetts Hill – right in the city centre – for a spot of fine dining. They have two options for the tasting menu – six courses for £45 or eight courses for £65. The interior is playful with […]

A trip to Barcelona- Part 2

A trip to Barcelona- Part 2

If you haven’t already, go have a read at my last post, which is also the first part of my trip to Barcelona posts! I’m telling you everything in case you are interested in visiting or are just curious about my experience. As Barcelona is […]

My trip to Disneyland Paris!

My trip to Disneyland Paris!

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and had a good reading week. In my last post, I spoke about what reading week means for me and even told you some of the things I had been up to or was planning on doing that […]

Orientee Artisan Bakery and Cafe!

Orientee Artisan Bakery and Cafe!

I need to introduce you to a relatively new café/restaurant/bakery called Orientee Bakery. It’s just outside the city centre in Dale End, near the Bullring and between Moor Street and Snow Hill stations. This place is an absolute hidden gem! They serve breakfast including a […]

A trip to Barcelona- Part 1

A trip to Barcelona- Part 1

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I wrote my last post, but I promise it was because I didn’t have time and not because I didn’t want to. Besides the time factor, I was also with a creativity block and all this stress accumulated, […]