Food & Drink News

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What’s on at The Head of Steam this Christmas?

What’s on at The Head of Steam this Christmas?

Events in Dec at The Head of Steam on Temple Street. ABK Barvarian Pop-up bar. Here until January serving German Beers, and g&ts Quiz nights every Tuesday… Read more »

Posh Burgers – Election Party – NYE NOWHAM Spesh – Come As You Are – Slow Food – It’s Christmasss at 1000 Trades!

Posh Burgers – Election Party – NYE NOWHAM Spesh – Come As You Are – Slow Food – It’s Christmasss at 1000 Trades!

Sound check… one, two Pioneering live music and DJ sets from some of Birmingham’s best, music is the beating heart of 1000 Trades. See more on Facebook. FRIDAY… Read more »

The Westley Arms are teaming up with The Covered Wagon for a brand new food experience

The Westley Arms are teaming up with The Covered Wagon for a brand new food experience

The Westley Arms, part of the Best Western Westley Hotel on Westley Road in Acocks Green, has teamed up with The Covered Wagon, and will soon be… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday 6 December 4pm until late

Digbeth First Friday 6 December 4pm until late

This December, get out and about, discover something new and enjoy the fantastic independent culture Digbeth has to offer! On offer this month: Anchor Gallery Collective: Meet… Read more »

What’s on News

Click 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.
Brumbeat Xmas and New Year Gig Guide 2019

Brumbeat Xmas and New Year Gig Guide 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for December, Christmas and NYE 2019, 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, [Read More...]
Posh Burgers – Election Party – NYE NOWHAM Spesh – Come As You Are – Slow Food – It’s Christmasss at 1000 Trades!

Posh Burgers – Election Party – NYE NOWHAM Spesh – Come As You Are – Slow Food – It’s Christmasss at 1000 Trades!

Sound check… one, two Pioneering live music and DJ sets from some of Birmingham’s best, music is the beating heart of 1000 Trades. See more on Facebook. FRIDAY… Read more »

Eloise Fabbri to play Cherry Reds

Eloise Fabbri to play Cherry Reds

Singer/Songwriter, Eloise Fabbri brings raw, stripped back versions of her works in progress to an intimate stage at Cherry Reds. Guest performances include singer/songwriter Anna-Reetta’s soothing vocals… Read more »

Brumbeat Xmas and New Year Gig Guide 2019

Brumbeat Xmas and New Year Gig Guide 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for December, Christmas and NYE 2019, offers original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings. We work with local promoters and… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday 6 December 4pm until late

Digbeth First Friday 6 December 4pm until late

This December, get out and about, discover something new and enjoy the fantastic independent culture Digbeth has to offer! On offer this month: Anchor Gallery Collective: Meet… Read more »

Hungarian Christmas Market Fest at Spotted Dog Sunday 1st Dec

Hungarian Christmas Market Fest at Spotted Dog Sunday 1st Dec

Discover the home of unique experiences with the Hungarian Market Fest! It is an unforgettable one-day event packed with bespoke flavours, joyful music and unique experiences. Our… Read more »

Brum Radio Christmas Party and Homeless Fundraiser – Sun Dec 15th, 5pm – 12am

Brum Radio Christmas Party and Homeless Fundraiser – Sun Dec 15th, 5pm – 12am

When Stephen Jock Lee mentioned he wanted to put an event on as a fundraiser for a homeless charity, we thought it sounded great and a perfect… Read more »

Tangerine Dream to play Birmingham – almost!!!

Tangerine Dream to play Birmingham – almost!!!

Ninth 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… Read more »

New Birmingham venue and vinyl bar opens doors to music fans this week

New Birmingham venue and vinyl bar opens doors to music fans this week

A new Birmingham venue and ‘vinyl bar’ will open its doors to music fans this weekend with a huge four-day launch featuring 45 bands, musicians, artists and… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
Saint Pauls House all-day menu review

Saint Pauls House all-day menu review

The St Paul’s and Jewellery Quarter district of Birmingham have always offered a more subdued eating experience than one usually encounters in the nearby busy city centre,… Read more »

The Indian Streatery Bennetts Hill evening menu review

The Indian Streatery Bennetts Hill evening menu review

Last Friday, myself and a friend decided to dine out at local favourite, The Indian Streatery, on Bennett’s Hill in the city centre. This was my fourth… Read more »

Gintleman Gin Masterclass review at Selfridges

Gintleman Gin Masterclass review at Selfridges

Last week I attended a night of informative and fun, Gin themed entertainment hosted by the Midlands leading Gin raconteur ‘The Gintleman’ aka Carl Hawkins. Whilst Carl’s… Read more »

Raja Monkey Indian restaurant and takeaway review

Raja Monkey Indian restaurant and takeaway review

I have been looking forward to sampling Raja Monkey for some time. My biggest obstacle has been its location in Hall Green, which I always assumed was… 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.
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 »

An Award Winning Year for The Night Owl

An Award Winning Year for The Night Owl

Soul and retro club The Night Owl has celebrated a successful 2019 with multiple awards for their contributions to Birmingham’s ever evolving nightlife scene. These accolades come… Read more »

The Best Fast Food Take Aways in Birmingham City Centre

The Best Fast Food Take Aways in Birmingham City Centre

Birmingham has a large, ethnically and culturally diverse population and that means it is home to some of the best cuisine and take-outs. With so much choice… Read more »

Band Night and Boogie at The Night Owl review

Band Night and Boogie at The Night Owl review

The Night Owl has been drawing in punters from all over the UK since its conception in 2015. Having danced the night away on a few occasions,… Read more »

Grapevine Features

Sponsored places on therapeutic Children and Young People’s programme

Sponsored places on therapeutic Children and Young People’s programme

Statistics state that approximately 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will be affected by domestic abuse in their lifetime, and in many of these… Read more »

Saint Pauls House all-day menu review

Saint Pauls House all-day menu review

The St Paul’s and Jewellery Quarter district of Birmingham have always offered a more subdued eating experience than one usually encounters in the nearby busy city centre,… Read more »

Is Birmingham still The City of a Thousand Trades?

Is Birmingham still The City of a Thousand Trades?

As the UK’s second city, Birmingham has certainly made a significant impact on Britain’s industrial and technological development over the past three centuries. Branded “the city of… Read more »

Oval’s Vision for Digbeth’s Future Development

Oval’s Vision for Digbeth’s Future Development

Oval, current owners of The Custard Factory, held an exhibition on 14th November 2019 on their vision for the future of large swathes of historic Digbeth. In… Read more »

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