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Welcome to the Metaverse.

Monday, February 28, 2022

Welcome to the Metaverse.

With Facebook rebranding its parent company Meta to mark its next phase into the metaverse, Mark Zuckerberg and others tech giants are playing catch-up in a 30-year race for virtual-supremacy.

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Cinema unpacked.

Monday, February 28, 2022

Cinema unpacked.

Flatpack Festival announces a playful and upbeat international festival for 2022 with a strong new comedy focus, a bold programme of BAFTA-qualifying short films and audacious live performances.

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Flights returning to Gatwick South Terminal from 27th March - Full list of airlines.

Friday, February 11, 2022

Flights returning to Gatwick South Terminal from 27th March - Full list of airlines.

Flights are returning to Gatwick Airport South Terminal, home to Bloc Hotel Gatwick, from 27th March. Check which terminal your flight departs from.

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The Toblerone Secret.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Toblerone Secret.

Synonymous with airport duty-free and Christmas time, the Swiss chocolate bar Toblerone is an excellent example of how a company’s roots can be incorporated into its mark.

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Tune in, zone out.

Monday, December 6, 2021

Tune in, zone out.

Trouble sleeping? While most podcasts require your full attention, these are designed to help you unwind and doze off to dreamland.

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Smart sleep tech.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Smart sleep tech.

Sleep is pretty simple, right? Here are our top picks for a restful 8 hours, from smart mattresses to the best snooze-inducing bedtime gadgets.

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Meeting the team: Alex.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Meeting the team: Alex.

We sat down with Alex Mee, our new General Manager at Bloc Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham, to discuss his love for the city and much more.

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Britons will be charged to enter the EU from 2022.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Britons will be charged to enter the EU from 2022.

The changes will affect non-EU citizens that do not need a visa to travel to the bloc.

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5 reasons you don't need to visit Birmingham's German Market.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

5 reasons you don't need to visit Birmingham's German Market.

Yes, the German Market is great, but there is so much more festive fun to be enjoyed in Birmingham.

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Treasure hunt Birmingham.

Monday, September 13, 2021

Treasure hunt Birmingham.

So you're new to Birmingham and visiting Bloc Jewellery Quarter. You know there are loads of great things to see and do, but what's the best way to join them all up?

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Free Bloc magazine.

Bloc magazine. Summer 2022.

Download the summer 2022 issue of Bloc magazine for free.

We have curated a wealth of interesting articles to enjoy on your travels.

Plus the usual features; Meeting the Bloc team, our favourite shows to stream and the pick of Bloc's social media.

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