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Sir Tom Jones Kickstarts New Tour with a Symphony Hall Debut!

Sir Tom Jones Kickstarts New Tour with a Symphony Hall Debut!

On Friday 9th October, Symphony Hall will welcome music legend Sir Tom Jones for an intimate event to introduce his first ever autobiography, as well as an… Read more »

Pioneering oil painter launches vibrant new collection in Birmingham

Richard Rowan – a former Daily Mail artist of the year – produces photographic quality scenes by applying oil directly onto glass The accomplished painter will be… Read more »

A Rare Chance to Seen Inside Brum’s Hidden Gems for Birmingham Heritage Week

Birmingham’s Hidden Spaces is proud to be playing a part in the inaugural Birmingham Heritage Week, from 10-17 September 2015. With over 80 events ranging from exhibitions… Read more »

Omar Allibhoy, Crusader for Spanish Food and Culture

Spanish-born chef and larger-than-life personality, Omar Allibhoy is bringing the Tapas Revolution to Grand Central Birmingham this September. Dubbed the ‘Antonio Banderas of cooking’ by Gordon Ramsey,… Read more »

Manchester’s critically acclaimed Spice Club Pop-Up Restaurant arrives in Birmingham!

Attention all foodies!  The critically acclaimed Spice Club Pop-Up Restaurant has arrived in Birmingham. That’s right Birmingham, The Spice Club‘s debut in Birmingham will be at the ever-cool Six… Read more »

Mazzy’s Music Box – Sept 2015

Mazzy’s Music Box – Sept 2015

Welcome to Mazzy’s Music Box Monthly Round Up, each month I will tell you about some gigs I’ve been to, new releases, old favourites, a touch of… Read more »

Brummie Boy Makes Obama’s Holiday Playlist

So you may have heard that Barack Obama just compiled a summer playlist of his all time favourite tunes. This story has been covered by Rolling Stone to The… Read more »

Celebrate The Summer Solstice with 24 Hours of Free PARKLIVES Activities

Imagine the tranquility of doing Tai Chi as the sun rises at dawn over the Lickey Hills…or clearing away the cobwebs by walking with friends in the… Read more »

Brummies Admit Social Media Has Made Us Less Sociable

A new study from Grand Central Birmingham has released new research showing that an increasing number of people living in and around Birmingham feel that the use… Read more »

Free activities this summer with PARKLIVES in Brum

ParkLives will be bigger and better in Birmingham this year, with hundreds of fun and free activity sessions aimed at getting thousands of Brummies up, active and… Read more »

A snapshot of the NEC, Birmingham

A snapshot of the NEC, Birmingham

The NEC is one of the most prestigious exhibition and conference centers in the UK, if not the world. It has been hosting events for well over… Read more »

Join The Aleventure & Hunt For A Hen This Easter!

Old Speckled Hen is celebrating Easter this year by bringing its much-loved ale to Birmingham in a characteristically cunning style, that’s set to test the grey matter… Read more »

What’s the secret behind Mo Farah’s success?

What’s the secret behind Mo Farah’s success?

Mo Farah is probably Britain’s most liked performance athlete. Friendly, relatable and with a winning sense of humour; when Mo won double gold at London 2012 (in… Read more »

Birmingham Holding The Aces On Thursday

It’s not often the city of Birmingham is associated alongside the words VIP and poker, which are normally saved for the likes of Las Vegas and Monte… Read more »

Helping The Homeless in Brum

For many, the festive season can be an extremely lonely and difficult time. We all go through ups and downs and there will be many people struggling… Read more »