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Birmingham Live Music and DJ Guide November 2018

Birmingham Live Music and DJ Guide November 2018

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide offers original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings. We work with local promoters and venues each month to ensure you won’t be missing out on the very best this city has offer. For our pick of the best live music today and this month, check out our playlist below (auto-play or skip through). Scroll down for full recommended [Read More...]

Food & Drink News

Click here to view all the latest news on food and drink in Birmingham. From new bar and restaurant launches to foodie events, tasting sessions, press releases, reviews and more.
Q & A with Local Photographer Jack Spicer Adams

Q & A with Local Photographer Jack Spicer Adams

Hello Jack, We have been rubbing shoulders so to speak since my early days with Grapevine. You were photographer at the first Dine Birmingham event at Millennium… Read more »

Seasonal Markets proudly presents Winter Market Chilli and Spice Festival

Seasonal Markets proudly presents Winter Market Chilli and Spice Festival

Date – 1st December Times – 12pm – 6pm Venue – The Bond Company, Fazeley Street, Birmingham, B5 5SE. Tickets – £6.50 (early bird £5) available from… Read more »

Aluna restaurant review by Rhiannon Simpson

Aluna restaurant review by Rhiannon Simpson

A golden Tuesday autumn evening had us delighting in the new menu launch at Aluna restaurant in the Mail Box. Arriving as the sun began to glisten… Read more »

The Pint Shop Food & Drink Review

The Pint Shop Food & Drink Review

When I heard there was yet another bar to open, top of Bennett’s Hill, off New Street, I immediately thought large chain, commercial, cheesy decor and somewhere… Read more »

What’s on News

Click here to view all the latest What's on in Birmingham news. From music events, live gigs, food & drink happenings and the latest arts events in the city.
When quality doesn’t have to have a huge price tag. Reiss Clearance Sale.

When quality doesn’t have to have a huge price tag. Reiss Clearance Sale.

Tucked away in the back of the eclectic Custard Factory, something quite remarkable is happening. A clearance sale that puts the consumer first and charitable causes. Having… Read more »

10 Years Of OUR HOUSE at The Engine Room Digbeth!

10 Years Of OUR HOUSE at The Engine Room Digbeth!

10 Years Of OUR HOUSE As we are celebrating 10 years this year we thought we’d throw an intimate little party. Taking over The Engine Room in… Read more »

Reiss, are coming to Digbeth for a clearance sale! 8th – 11th Nov 2018

Reiss, are coming to Digbeth for a clearance sale! 8th – 11th Nov 2018

Have you heard the news? The iconic fashion brand, Reiss, are coming to Digbeth for a clearance sale. This womenswear & menswear sale is absolutely thigh-slappingly perfect… Read more »

RBSA Charity Auction with Bonhams Auctioneers, Deutsche Bank and Cure Leukaemia

RBSA Charity Auction with Bonhams Auctioneers, Deutsche Bank and Cure Leukaemia

Deutsche Bank has been supporting the arts for more than 35 years. Art is a pillar of the organisation’s ‘Art, Culture & Sports’ division and the bank… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
Aluna restaurant review by Rhiannon Simpson

Aluna restaurant review by Rhiannon Simpson

A golden Tuesday autumn evening had us delighting in the new menu launch at Aluna restaurant in the Mail Box. Arriving as the sun began to glisten… Read more »

The Pint Shop Food & Drink Review

The Pint Shop Food & Drink Review

When I heard there was yet another bar to open, top of Bennett’s Hill, off New Street, I immediately thought large chain, commercial, cheesy decor and somewhere… Read more »

The Rebel Chicken review

The Rebel Chicken review

For the last few weeks, I have been dreaming of a chicken burger. Don’t ask me why.. not something I normally crave, but it was there, lodged… Read more »

Akamba – A hidden gem in Shirley

Akamba – A hidden gem in Shirley

As we wave a super summer goodbye, autumn is truly beginning to tickle and that was the case the Saturday evening we visited Akamba. As we entered… Read more »

Best of Brum

Click here to view all our special 'best of Brum' articles, from the best bars to the best restaurants, things to do in the city and other alternative features.
Winter Fun in Birmingham

Winter Fun in Birmingham

There’s no denying it; the nights are drawing in, there’s an undeniable nip in the air and, dare I say it, Christmas is fast approaching. After such… Read more »

Where to go for the Best Nightlife in Birmingham

Where to go for the Best Nightlife in Birmingham

Whether you’re in town visiting or you are a local looking for somewhere different to hang out this weekend, Birmingham has plenty to offer when it comes… Read more »

Five of the Best Date Destinations in Birmingham

Five of the Best Date Destinations in Birmingham

We might be a little biased but, in our humble opinion, Birmingham is one of the best cities in the world. Chic, cosmopolitan and most definitely up-and-coming, it… Read more »

The Best Brunches in Birmingham

The Best Brunches in Birmingham

We have Brum Brunch Covered. I had always been lead to believe that brunch, that delightful meal that is sandwiched between breakfast and a late lunch was… Read more »

Grapevine Features

When quality doesn’t have to have a huge price tag. Reiss Clearance Sale.

When quality doesn’t have to have a huge price tag. Reiss Clearance Sale.

Tucked away in the back of the eclectic Custard Factory, something quite remarkable is happening. A clearance sale that puts the consumer first and charitable causes. Having… Read more »

Polaris Festival Reveals Line Up of its 4th Edition!

Polaris Festival Reveals Line Up of its 4th Edition!

Polaris, the mountain-top festival in Verbier, Switzerland, returns for its fourth edition, from Thursday 29th November – Sunday 2nd December. Set in a beautiful mountain-top alpine village, Polaris… Read more »

Q & A with Local Photographer Jack Spicer Adams

Q & A with Local Photographer Jack Spicer Adams

Hello Jack, We have been rubbing shoulders so to speak since my early days with Grapevine. You were photographer at the first Dine Birmingham event at Millennium… Read more »

Aluna restaurant review by Rhiannon Simpson

Aluna restaurant review by Rhiannon Simpson

A golden Tuesday autumn evening had us delighting in the new menu launch at Aluna restaurant in the Mail Box. Arriving as the sun began to glisten… Read more »