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Birmingham Live Music & DJ Guide September 2018

Birmingham Live Music & DJ Guide September 2018

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for Birmingham 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 gigs in Brum September 2018, check out our playlist below (auto-play or skip through). Scroll down for full [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.
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 »

TV Stars Stir It Up For Brum Charity Event

TV Stars Stir It Up For Brum Charity Event

Fresh from their recent national television appearances, two of Britain’s best loved comedians are heading to Brum for a good cause. Scottish legend Hardeep Singh Kohli and… Read more »

The Edgbaston Team Cycle From London To Paris To Raise Funds For Cure Leukaemia

The Edgbaston Team Cycle From London To Paris To Raise Funds For Cure Leukaemia

The Edgbaston is to host a charity Champagne Afternoon Tea party to fund treatment for Leukemia patients, with all of the proceeds going to Cure Leukaemia.  In… Read more »

The Kings Heath Street Festival September 9th from 11am

The Kings Heath Street Festival September 9th from 11am

The Kings Heath Business Improvement District (Kings Heath BID) are pleased to announce an end-of-summer bonanza with the return of the much loved Kings Heath Street Festival. The vibrant area of… 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.
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 »

Word.Play.Live. A unique event with music and fiction

Word.Play.Live. A unique event with music and fiction

Word.Play.Live – World Premiere of a new piece of writing by acclaimed novelist Alison Jean Lester. “Talking about Lily May”  A powerful but playful story of love, music and… Read more »

TV Stars Stir It Up For Brum Charity Event

TV Stars Stir It Up For Brum Charity Event

Fresh from their recent national television appearances, two of Britain’s best loved comedians are heading to Brum for a good cause. Scottish legend Hardeep Singh Kohli and… Read more »

Win Tickets To The Launch Of The Mill

Win Tickets To The Launch Of The Mill

This autumn a new destination for music and events opens in Digbeth, take part in The Mill’s ticket hunt you could win tickets to the exclusive launch party…. Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

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

Plough Boca Grande Taqueria Summer Pop Up review

Plough Boca Grande Taqueria Summer Pop Up review

The Plough in Harborne has always been inventive with their food and drink offerings, and last summer saw the launch of their Boca Grande Tacos summer pop-up… 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.
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 »

The Best Street Food Places in Birmingham

The Best Street Food Places in Birmingham

Birmingham’s street food has come a long way since Alex’s Pie Stand of the city’s 60s Brumbeat era. Let’s not forget that infamous Indian street food cuisine… Read more »

Grapevine Features

Win Tickets To The Launch Of The Mill

Win Tickets To The Launch Of The Mill

This autumn a new destination for music and events opens in Digbeth, take part in The Mill’s ticket hunt you could win tickets to the exclusive launch party…. 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 »

From fab food to terrific tech Brums buzzing for business

From fab food to terrific tech Brums buzzing for business

If the Midlands was the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Birmingham’s it’s beating heart. And it still excels as an economic centre — Business Birmingham reports that… Read more »

Lions of Dissent present video to accompany new vinyl release

Lions of Dissent present video to accompany new vinyl release

HONEY FROM HELL Lions of Dissent present beautifully brutal video to accompany new vinyl release After a busy summer of activity, including headlining Birmingham’s well renowned Hott… Read more »