The biggest award ceremony to recognise Birmingham’s nightlife has been launched, and Birmingham Post readers can help choose one of its winners.
The Best of Broad Street Awards 2011 will, for the sixth year, honour the best venues along the city’s Golden Mile.
The ‘BOBs’ will culminate in a presentation ceremony at the ICC at the end of January.
In addition to its bars and restaurants, the Broad Street district is also home to some of the most popular cultural and entertainment venues in the Midlands, and one of these will be honoured in the Best Arts and Entertainment Venue category.
The Broad Street Business Improvement District (BID) is asking the readers of the Birmingham Post to vote for this prestigious award, sponsored by the newspaper, and won last year by Symphony Hall.
The shortlisted venues in this category are:
- Birmingham REP
- Castle Arts
- Ikon Gallery
- Highlight Comedy Club
- National Sea Life Centre
- Number Nine The Gallery
- Symphony Hall
- The NIA
- The Crescent Theatre
Allan Sartori, marketing director of the Broad Street BID, said: “The BOBs honours those unsung heroes who work to make Broad Street the great area that it has become.”
To vote for your favourite arts and entertainment venue, email email@example.com, with BOBS POST 2011 as the email subject, before the closing date of Monday, January 10, 2010*.
There are 22 award categories in total including There are 22 award categories in total including Best Bar Staff, Best Waiting Staff, Best Door Supervisor, Best Police Officer, Best Manager, Best Chef, Best Bar, Best Restaurant, Best International Restaurant, Best Themed Restaurant, Best Hotel, Best Outstanding Contribution, Best Casual Dining, Best Newcomer and Best Overall Venue.
*Birmingham Post, Trinity Mirror group companies and BID may contact you with details of goods and services you may be interested in.