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Birmingham Live Music and DJ Guide October 2018

Birmingham Live Music and DJ Guide October 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.
Halloween at Bitters N Twisted venues

Halloween at Bitters N Twisted venues

Halloween at The Vic This Halloween get your broomstick out early as we’re gonna party so hard it’ll wake the dead! Join us on Saturday 27th October… 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 »

Pint Shop opening 10th October!

Pint Shop opening 10th October!

There is now an official opening 10th October for Pint Shop Birmingham – bookings are now live – woohoo! pintshop.co.uk/book-table

Are you going to TAPS Food and Drink Fest this weekend?

Are you going to TAPS Food and Drink Fest this weekend?

– Norman Jay MBE, Daddy G (Massive Attack), Heavy Beat Brass Band, 45 Live ft Boca 45 and Pete Isaac, Jon Moore (Coldcut, Ninja Tune) and more… 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.
Bacardi Rum Announces New Dates for Casa Bacardi Live Shows

Bacardi Rum Announces New Dates for Casa Bacardi Live Shows

Yungen, Konshens and Mr Eazi to headline gigs in key UK cities BACARDÍ rum kicks off gig season by announcing an autumn tour for its CASA BACARDÍ… Read more »

Orange Polar Bear at The REP

Orange Polar Bear at The REP

Orange Polar Bear By Sun-Duck Ko and Evan Placey Directed by Peter Wynne-Willson Thursday 1  – Saturday 10 November Press Night: Tue 6 November, 8pm The DOOR,… Read more »

Halloween at Bitters N Twisted venues

Halloween at Bitters N Twisted venues

Halloween at The Vic This Halloween get your broomstick out early as we’re gonna party so hard it’ll wake the dead! Join us on Saturday 27th October… Read more »

The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music Number Six

The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music Number Six

Sixth Electronic Music Festival comes to Birmingham and once again it includes an all-day free electronic music event featuring talks, demonstrations, interactive sessions, synth manufacturer attendance, a room for… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
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 »

The Jailbird Cocktail Masterclass Review

The Jailbird Cocktail Masterclass Review

The Jailbird is Birmingham’s New York seafood & steak restaurant and cocktail lounge. Situated facing onto the beautiful Victoria Square, this cool establishment is the latest offering… Read more »

Digbeth Dining Club Review June 2018

Digbeth Dining Club Review June 2018

For those that don’t know, Digbeth Dining Club is a shining light, flying the Brummie ‘Forward’ flag every Thursday, Friday and Saturday across a complex of four individually… 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

The Sunday Times Crowns Digbeth Coolest Neighbourhood in Britain!

The Sunday Times Crowns Digbeth Coolest Neighbourhood in Britain!

‘More reasons to hang out after hours’ at The Custard Factory The Sunday Times has christened Digbeth the ‘Coolest Neighbourhood in Britain’ in its guide to the… Read more »

The Mill Digbeth Opens Its Doors!

The Mill Digbeth Opens Its Doors!

The Mill, a new 1600 capacity live music and events space opened in Digbeth, Birmingham over the weekend; 3 days which saw almost 4000 revellers cross the threshold.  Located… 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 »

Innovative Birmingham born nursery group opens new Jewellery Quarter setting

Innovative Birmingham born nursery group opens new Jewellery Quarter setting

Bright Minds Daycare is a first-class nursery group delivering innovative children’s daycare services within superb settings across Birmingham. It is proud to announce that it will be… Read more »