The Arcadian lends support to leading Birmingham arts festival

The Arcadian at night

The Arcadian is lending its support to the Birmingham Comedy Festival for the fifth consecutive year.

One of the city’s most popular annual arts events, the festival runs from Friday October 7 to Sunday October 16, 2016, and will see a host of established and fast-rising names taking to stages across the city.

The Arcadian, which is owned and managed by leading commercial property company London & Cambridge Properties (LCP), is home to the multi-award-winning Glee Club – renowned as one of the country’s top comedy venues.

A spokesperson for the festival said: “We’re delighted that The Arcadian is again supporting the Birmingham Comedy Festival. As home to The Glee, it’s at the core of the festival, while its varied range of restaurants, cafes and bars make it an ideal destination for a night out.

“The Glee is also the host of our official launch event, the Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award, which will be returning this year for a third time on opening nigth.”

The Arcadian first signed up as official sponsor for the ten-day event in 2011.

Lina Higuita, centre manager at The Arcadian, said: “We are only too pleased to lend our support once again to this excellent event that takes place on our doorstep. It always attracts a great crowd of visitors from across the country.”

This year’s festival line-up will be officially announced over the summer. For more information, visit www.bhamcomfest.co.uk

The Arcadian is a unique entertainment venue in Birmingham city centre, located in the heart of vibrant Southside, Chinatown and the Theatre District.

For more information about The Arcadian visit ww.thearcadian.co.uk

NOTES TO THE EDITOR:

About London & Cambridge Properties (LCP)

London & Cambridge Properties (LCP) is one of the UK’s largest private owners of industrial, retail and office property to let. The company manages a portfolio in excess of 15 million square feet of commercial property across the UK, which is held for long-term investment purposes.

LCP uses its intensive management approach to enhance returns and maximise asset growth. The company is committed to further expansion by acquisition and development of quality commercial property to rent in key UK locations.

LCP has substantial retail holdings situated in town centre shopping schemes in the North West including The Concourse Shopping Centre, Skelmersdale, and The Hardshaw Centre, St Helens. In addition, the Wulfrun Centre, Wolverhampton; Churchill Centre, Dudley; Park Place, Walsall; and Aldridge in the West Midlands and the Wellington Centre, Aldershot, in the South.

Provincial holdings are located the length and breadth of the country, catering for a wide range of independent and well-known high street names.

About Birmingham Comedy Festival

Birmingham Comedy Festival is a city-wide independent arts festival. Since 2001, it has played host to such acts as Peter Kay, Michael McIntyre, Lee Evans, John Bishop, Jimmy Carr, Alan Carr, Sarah Millican, Lenny Henry and Jack Whitehall.

The annual event was recently voted the second best arts festival in the Midlands by readers of What’s On Magazine.

Website: www.bhamcomfest.co.uk

Twitter: @BhamComFest

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BhamComFest

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