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Weekly Bulletin Issue 73. October 10th 2013

What’s more Amazing Smethwick or Giza? Well if you’re joining Ian Jelf on Saturday 19th October, you will discover industrial heritage on a grand scale! Earthworks that were the world’s biggest at the time (yes, bigger than The Pyramids!) and two Grade One Listed monuments (yes, that’s the same listing as St Pauls or Westminster Abbey). So take the opportunity to get “off piste” and be amazed by the canalside of Smethwick (and you won’t have to fight off the trinket sellers and American tourists either!) Click Here

Breakdance – Yes, You! Isn’t it time you let your “inner child” have some fun? Mark tells me that this Breakdancing taster is for everyone – and is lots of fun! Mark will be there himself and assures me that no one will be expected to spin on their head (unless they want to!) but that there are lots of moves that we can all have fun with. Go on, give it a spin! Click HERE

What a bunch of losers! October 1st saw the launch of the “Spice Biggest Loser” – 12 Week Weight Loss Challenge”. Mark Phillips is running this and the rivalry between the two teams is hotting up. If you’re a member of Mark’s “Spice Fun & Fitness Group” on Facebook you will know what I mean! On Tuesday they met after their first week and between 21 people an amazing 94 pounds had been shed (just imagine that as 94 packs of lard!). The biggest single weight loss was over 1 stone and most importantly, everyone had lost some weight. They all know that it gets more difficult as the weeks go by, but congratulations to everyone for a spectacular start! We will shortly be announcing the 2014 “Biggest Loser” challenge starting in January. As ever, this Bulletin is designed to give you a quick overview of what is happening this week in Spice. “Anything in blue - should click through”.

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Historic Kings Norton Discover the wonders of historic St Nicholas Place next week with our evening tour. It won BBC’s “Restoration” vote and is magnificent. Click HERE

Photo of the Week This week’s prize goes to Rachel Reeve who celebrated her 25th Birthday with 2 amazing Spice events in one day! The pic shows Rachel and friends enjoying the Indoor Surfing. See it HERE

Discover Glastonbury with me on Saturday You may not have been quick enough to get tickets for Glastonbury Festival, but you can still come with us on a coach trip to discover the wonders of the real Glastonbury. It’s a day of mystery, magic and fascination with me and Professor Roland Rotherham who is an extremely entertaining guide and was actually born in Glastonbury. Click HERE

Some New Events – Just Added Wellness Evening Ramada Hotel, Walmley War Horse - Only Remembered Bham Hippodrome Fencing for Beginners The Budokan, Birmingham Bollywood Dancing for Fun MAC - Edgbaston Indoor Bowls Taster Pershore Road, Birmingham Learn to Drift! Birmingham Wheels Park, Saltley BMX Taster Session Creation Climbing, Birmingham Makeup Skills Afternoon Spice, Burnett Rd, Streetly

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This Week (Click to book) Event & Location

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Abseiling for the Terrified Black Rocks, Matlock Barnt Green & Lickey Hills Ramble Barnt Green Deer Walk with a Ranger at Bradgate Park Leceistershire Flight Simulator Experience Northants Flirting for Fun Arden Hotel, Coventry Road, by NEC Glastonbury Day with "The Professor" Coach pick ups Quad & Honda Pilot Racing Bicester, Oxon Stained Glass Workshop Rock, Nr Kidderminster Beginners Horse Trek Ginny Hole Stables, Shropshire Burlesque Dance Afternoon MAC - Edgbaston Cinema Night Cineworld, Broad St, Birmingham Concorde Tour Manchester Airport Eastnor Castle Heirs Tour & Lunch Ledbury/ Malvern area Pottery Workshop Near Bromsgrove Shugborough Easy Ramble Shugborough, Staffordshire Warwickshire Views Moderate Ramble Kenilworth Aqua Aerobics Barr Beacon Leisure Centre Badminton For Fun - Worcester Perdiswell Leisure Centre 51 Shades of Maggie Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham Kings Heath Pub Night Red Lion, Vicarage Road Run in the Park Meet by Streetly Gate of Sutton Park Badminton - Coventry or Wolverhampton or NIA Beginners Break Dancing Class Clement St, Birmingham Drumming Experience for Beginners Birmingham

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Dorset Coast & Country Walking W'end Weymouth

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Ghostly Goings On & Supper Coombe Abbey, Brinklow

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Langdale Lake District Walking W’end Ambleside Museum Collections Centre Experience Birmingham Skills for the Hills (Navigation Awards) Mid Wales Spice Hits Town at the Jam House St. Pauls Square St Nicolas Place Evening Tour Kings Norton Trick Horse Riding Warwick International, Guys Cliff Ballroom Dance - Cha Cha Cha MAC - Edgbaston Chinese Meal Chung Ying Gardens, Birmingham

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Funeral Home Talk & Tour Coventry Lichfield Pub Treasure Trail Lichfield Horse Whisperer Monty Roberts Live Penkridge Lasan Indian Banquet St. Pauls Square, Birmingham Warwick & Leamington Pub Night The Lounge (new venue)

Lathkill Dale & Magpie Moderate Ramble Derbyshire Pasta & Bread Making Workshop Becketts Farm, Wythall Smethwicks' Amazing Canal Walk Galton Bridge Station Space Opera Planetarium, ThinkTank, Millinnium Point

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Spice Weekly Bulletin October 10 2013