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Birmingham Gig Guide December, Xmas & NYE 2018

Birmingham Gig Guide December, Xmas & NYE 2018

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for December, Christmas and New Years Eve, 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 [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.
Festive Things to do in Brum by Rhiannon Simpson

Festive Things to do in Brum by Rhiannon Simpson

Tis the season to… Buy Local Medicine Bakery– Market Place 1-14 Dec As if I needed more of an excuse to visit the alchemists of buttery goodness… Read more »

All Greek Street Food review by Ollie Lloyd

All Greek Street Food review by Ollie Lloyd

Tucked down Stephenson Street just by the Grand Central Station mirrored ‘eye’ entrance is a little food outlet that has brought authentic Greek kebabs to another level…. Read more »

The Birmingham Hospitality Christmas Party

The Birmingham Hospitality Christmas Party

Bartenders, servers, chefs, bar backs, bussers, hosts and (some) managers, we know how hard you work over Christmas. Now it’s your turn to party! The Engine Room… Read more »

Ocho Tapas Review by Ollie Lloyd

Ocho Tapas Review by Ollie Lloyd

We all need tapas in our lives, so when I was invited to the launch of Ocho in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, my brain and belly did a… 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.
Festive Things to do in Brum by Rhiannon Simpson

Festive Things to do in Brum by Rhiannon Simpson

Tis the season to… Buy Local Medicine Bakery– Market Place 1-14 Dec As if I needed more of an excuse to visit the alchemists of buttery goodness… Read more »

Har-De-Har Christmas comedy club at The Actress and Bishop Thursday 20th!

Har-De-Har Christmas comedy club at The Actress and Bishop Thursday 20th!

On our Radar this week, Har-De-Har comedy club. A fresh new comedy club which has already been hugely successful here in Birmingham. On 20th December they are… Read more »

The Birmingham Hospitality Christmas Party

The Birmingham Hospitality Christmas Party

Bartenders, servers, chefs, bar backs, bussers, hosts and (some) managers, we know how hard you work over Christmas. Now it’s your turn to party! The Engine Room… Read more »

Roll up, roll up! The Rock and Roll Circus is coming to Digbeth

Roll up, roll up! The Rock and Roll Circus is coming to Digbeth

Birmingham’s best soul and retro nightclub The Night Owl is channelling their love for The Rolling Stones and the circus for a night of rock and roll… Read more »

The UK’s biggest street food destination DDC is closing off its best ever year in STYLE!

The UK’s biggest street food destination DDC is closing off its best ever year in STYLE!

The UK’s biggest street food destination Digbeth Dining Club is closing off its best ever year in STYLE! Expect a full four-venue takeover from the following: Spotlight:… Read more »

Jump aboard the time traveling funk bus for Major Flaphard’s Psychedelic New Years Eve party at The Plough!

Jump aboard the time traveling funk bus for Major Flaphard’s Psychedelic New Years Eve party at The Plough!

Jump aboard the time traveling funk bus for Major Flaphard’s Psychedelic New Years Eve party. Take a trip to swinging 60’s with Dj’s, complementary welcome drink, shisha… Read more »

Dares Tamworth Opening this December!

Dares Tamworth Opening this December!

DARES TAMWORTH OPENING 7TH DECEMBER Dares is Coming to Tamworth. Davenports Brewery is proud to announce its latest Dares Bar to open in Tamworth taking over the old… Read more »

Iconic indie disco rave returns to Digbeth

Iconic indie disco rave returns to Digbeth

This Friday December 7th, legendary indie disco rave House of Jealous Lovers returns at the brand new Digbeth hotspot 104. After a brief hiatus, House of Jealous… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
All Greek Street Food review by Ollie Lloyd

All Greek Street Food review by Ollie Lloyd

Tucked down Stephenson Street just by the Grand Central Station mirrored ‘eye’ entrance is a little food outlet that has brought authentic Greek kebabs to another level…. Read more »

Ocho Tapas Review by Ollie Lloyd

Ocho Tapas Review by Ollie Lloyd

We all need tapas in our lives, so when I was invited to the launch of Ocho in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, my brain and belly did a… 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 »

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.
7 Unique Things Birmingham Has to Offer to Traveling Students

7 Unique Things Birmingham Has to Offer to Traveling Students

Many students get the chance to travel during their studies. Whether this is part of a study abroad program or a holiday between semesters, students want to… Read more »

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 »

Grapevine Features

Festive Things to do in Brum by Rhiannon Simpson

Festive Things to do in Brum by Rhiannon Simpson

Tis the season to… Buy Local Medicine Bakery– Market Place 1-14 Dec As if I needed more of an excuse to visit the alchemists of buttery goodness… Read more »

All Greek Street Food review by Ollie Lloyd

All Greek Street Food review by Ollie Lloyd

Tucked down Stephenson Street just by the Grand Central Station mirrored ‘eye’ entrance is a little food outlet that has brought authentic Greek kebabs to another level…. Read more »

The Polaris Festival 2018 review By Rachel Bambrough

The Polaris Festival 2018 review By Rachel Bambrough

An unimaginable experience with panoramic views in its unique natural beauty, dramatic surroundings. An environment where all are welcome whether you have a beard, beanie or a… Read more »

Ocho Tapas Review by Ollie Lloyd

Ocho Tapas Review by Ollie Lloyd

We all need tapas in our lives, so when I was invited to the launch of Ocho in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, my brain and belly did a… Read more »

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