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Brumbeat Gig Guide February 2020

Brumbeat Gig Guide February 2020

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for Feb 2020, 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. *Scroll down for full listings by date. Regular Weekly Events.. The city’s finest disco, soul, eclectic DJs at Digbeth Dining [Read More...]
Cirque Berserk! is back on the road with another exhilarating tour and some new acts to be performed!

Cirque Berserk! is back on the road with another exhilarating tour and some new acts to be performed!

A spectacular where traditional circus meets West End productions. Founded by Zippo in 2013, Cirque Berserk! is the biggest real circus made for theatre, appropriate for every… Read more »

The Birmingham St. Patrick’s Festival and Parade Organising Committee Confirm the Parade will go ahead this year

The Birmingham St. Patrick’s Festival and Parade Organising Committee Confirm the Parade will go ahead this year

The Birmingham St. Patrick’s Festival and Parade organising team are thrilled to confirm the parade will take place Sunday 15th March thanks to investment from local construction… Read more »

The Lighthouse – Worshipping the light’s intoxicating glow as we slowly descend into eternal darkness

The Lighthouse – Worshipping the light’s intoxicating glow as we slowly descend into eternal darkness

Washed up shore from the 1890s, carried by A24 Productions, The Lighthouse (2019) is an art-house psychological thriller, directed by visionary filmmaker, Robert Eggers. After his first… Read more »

Birmingham Irish pub hosts St. Patrick’s celebrations

Birmingham Irish pub hosts St. Patrick’s celebrations

Much loved and traditional Irish pub D.J. Quinn’s has planned a huge celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, spanning five events with free live music. Based in Hall… Read more »

BYP Network for Young Black Professionals Launches in Birmingham

BYP Network for Young Black Professionals Launches in Birmingham

A network for young black professionals is launching its Birmingham division this February 27th The BYP Network app was founded in 2016 to connect young, black professionals… Read more »

Artist Doug Hyde celebrates his tour at Whitewall Gallery Birmingham with new survey

Artist Doug Hyde celebrates his tour at Whitewall Gallery Birmingham with new survey

A bright blue sky on a sunny day, looking at old pictures and cute kittens and puppies are among the little things which make Brits feel happy…. Read more »

MeMe Detroit and Glass Ceilings play The Bear Tavern for International Women’s Day Bear Grooves Gig

MeMe Detroit and Glass Ceilings play The Bear Tavern for International Women’s Day Bear Grooves Gig

Bearwood Promoters are celebrating International Women’s Day with headliners MeMe Detroit, supported by Glass Ceilings, at Bear Grooves on 6th March, from 8pm, at The Bear Tavern…. Read more »

Judy Watson and Yhonnie Scarce at Ikon Gallery

Judy Watson and Yhonnie Scarce at Ikon Gallery

Ikon presents exhibitions of new work by Australian Aboriginal artists Judy Watson (b. 1959) and Yhonnie Scarce (b. 1973), as part of an international tour developed in… 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.
The best East & South East Asian cuisine in Birmingham

The best East & South East Asian cuisine in Birmingham

With Chinese New Year fast approaching, here at The Grapevine, we thought we would round up some of the best East and South East Asian cuisine in… Read more »

The Best Burgers in Birmingham – And a Short History of The Hamburger

The Best Burgers in Birmingham – And a Short History of The Hamburger

Birmingham’s culinary finesse has traveled a long way since Cliff Richard’s Brumburger Duet with Debbie Watling in 1973 on Take Me High – click here to watch)…. Read more »

Stirchley – The New Night Out!

Stirchley – The New Night Out!

Excluding the city centre, Birmingham has a small yet burgeoning portfolio of cool areas, which are worthy of a night out. Most people will have either heard… Read more »

Birmingham’s Unique Musical History From The Underground To The Mainstream + New Mousse T. remix

Birmingham’s Unique Musical History From The Underground To The Mainstream + New Mousse T. remix

The UK is widely regarded as a pivotal tool in the Electronic industries positioning in the global scene. It has long been recognised for breaking new &… Read more »

Food & Drink News

Click 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.
The Indian Streatery Express review

The Indian Streatery Express review

I arrived a little early and figured (and hoped) the Streatery had a license as I really fancied a beer before eating. Lucky for me they had… Read more »

Birmingham’s exotic hidden world

Birmingham’s exotic hidden world

There’s a hidden world beneath Birmingham’s bustling China Town – and it’s changing. Walk down the steps from the award-winning Wing Wah restaurant or its adjacent sister… Read more »

The Head of Steam menu review

The Head of Steam menu review

Prior to last week, my only taste of any food at The Head of Steam on Temple Street was a bit of pizza at my Christmas gathering,… Read more »

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a free Bosford Rose Pink Gin at Bitters N’ Twisted venues

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a free Bosford Rose Pink Gin at Bitters N’ Twisted venues

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Bitters ‘N Twisted Venues have teamed up with Bosford Rose to treat 50 of their customers to a free Bosford Rose Pink Gin!  … Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
The Indian Streatery Express review

The Indian Streatery Express review

I arrived a little early and figured (and hoped) the Streatery had a license as I really fancied a beer before eating. Lucky for me they had… Read more »

The Head of Steam menu review

The Head of Steam menu review

Prior to last week, my only taste of any food at The Head of Steam on Temple Street was a bit of pizza at my Christmas gathering,… Read more »

Digbrew – Dough Pizza review

Digbrew – Dough Pizza review

Dig Brew Co. exists within a converted factory unit, which houses large vats full of delicious craft beer, served to thirsty punters from a full length bar… Read more »

Rainbow food feasts at the Plough by Rhiannon Simpson

Rainbow food feasts at the Plough by Rhiannon Simpson

I am ashamed to say as an adopted Brummie, finding me laying my roots here for the last 18 years but I had never been to The… Read more »

Grapevine Features

Cirque Berserk! is back on the road with another exhilarating tour and some new acts to be performed!

Cirque Berserk! is back on the road with another exhilarating tour and some new acts to be performed!

A spectacular where traditional circus meets West End productions. Founded by Zippo in 2013, Cirque Berserk! is the biggest real circus made for theatre, appropriate for every… Read more »

The Indian Streatery Express review

The Indian Streatery Express review

I arrived a little early and figured (and hoped) the Streatery had a license as I really fancied a beer before eating. Lucky for me they had… Read more »

Birmingham’s exotic hidden world

Birmingham’s exotic hidden world

There’s a hidden world beneath Birmingham’s bustling China Town – and it’s changing. Walk down the steps from the award-winning Wing Wah restaurant or its adjacent sister… Read more »

The Head of Steam menu review

The Head of Steam menu review

Prior to last week, my only taste of any food at The Head of Steam on Temple Street was a bit of pizza at my Christmas gathering,… Read more »

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