The Cleverest Place In the West Midlands

Heart Breakfast: Big Town Showdown Final


57 towns have accepted the challenge but only one can be the Cleverest in the West Midlands.

Today Solihull was the final town to take on the ten general knowledge questions of the Big Town Showdown, with the aim of beating the time set by Les from Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

Despite a valiant effort, Les's time proved unbeatable crowning him and the Jewellery Quarter the winners of this season's Big Town Showdown.

To celebrate, Ed and Rachel organised a surprise for Les, turning St. Paul's Square into a winter wonderland complete with snow, decorations and even Santa himself!

Not only that, but they also sorted out Christmas for the lucky local, with a whole host of prizes including:

A year's Sky subscription to catch all of their unmissable shows. 
A 40" HD TV
A host of Christmas dinner fayre including a giant turkey, mince pies, potatoes, crackers and even sprouts!
Personalised Christmas sacks for his children including a variety of sweet treats
Tickets to Jack and the Beanstalk at the Birmingham Hippodrome
Family admission to The Wonderful World of Planes and Trains - @WWorld_Bham
A Christmas bouquet of flowers donated from Lily Jones Florist - @LilyJonesFlower
A family breakfast voucher to be redeemed at the Hylton café
A 8 inch iced cake donated by Cake Quarter - @CakeQuarter
A family admission to The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter - @BM_AG
4 mugs and St.Pauls Church poster - @STPAULS_BRUM
2 free tickets to any performance of One Christmas Eve at The Workshop - @theworkshopb1

Hear what happened when Steve Denyer and the Heart Angels turned up in the Jewellery Quarter to surprise our champion:

See the final leaderboard here, and check out all the photos from the Jewellery Quarter's Winter Wonderland in our gallery.

A massive thank you to the people who made this happen including:

The Jewellery Quarter BID
St Paul's Church
Moseley Round Table
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And an extra special thank you to our choir from Perry Beeches II school, who provided a fantastic sound track.

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