Vaper Expo Showguide 2019 VAPOUROUND-MAGAZINE-MAY-SHOWGUIDE-2019 WEB_compressed - Page 119

National Motorcycle Museum Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull B92 0EJ With more than 100 motorcycles on display, the world’s largest motorcycle museum attracts 250,000 visitors each year. The museum aims to preserve a cross- section of ‘60 Glorious Years’ of British manufacturing, from ABC to Zenith and major manufacturers such as Triumph. Tolkien Trail Across the city Tolkien lived in nine homes in the south of Birmingham during his formative years and continued to refer to the city as his home throughout his life. The trail takes you to where he lived and many of the locations that would inspire his writing. Balti Triangle Ladypool Road, Stoney Lane and Stratford Road The Balti Triangle boasts what is believed to be the largest concentration of Balti restaurants in the city in which the dish was created. As for which restaurant is the best, the debate is as fiery as the dish itself. Akram’s and Shabab are among the most highly- recommended. The Jekyll and Hyde 28 Steelhouse Lane, City Centre, Birmingham B4 6BJ This truly unique Victorian bar is home to more than 100 of the world’s finest gins as well as a collection of cocktails crafted by the talented in-house team. The bar also offers cocktail masterclasses and gin history lessons, but you will need to book ahead to take advantage of these. VAPER EXPO SHOWGUIDE | 119