Community Events


The team behind TEDxBrum have started to announce the line-up for this year’s #PowerOfUs themed event at the Town Hall. Some of those confirmed so far include… Read more »

Sensory Impaired Artists to Showcase at Exhibition

National deafblind charity, Sense, bring ‘I Know I Can’t See, But I Still Look’ exhibition to Birmingham, in collaboration with Glenn Howells Architects National deafblind charity, Sense,… Read more »

YMCA to open coffee shop in Erdington

YMCA to open coffee shop in Erdington

‘Eden, more than coffee’ is located within the new Chris Bryant Centre, on Reservoir Road and will be open for both YMCA Birmingham residents and members of… Read more »

Botanist’s Auction with a difference for Charity!

Popular Birmingham bar, The Botanist, is making its customers’ cocktail dreams come true with a charity auction with a difference this April 14th. From 6pm, the bar… Read more »

Local Community Unites for Grand Central Launch

Local Community Unites for Grand Central Launch

It was a national affair as Grand Central Birmingham finally opened its doors to shoppers but, they ensured that their launch was rooted firmly in the Birmingham… Read more »

Birmingham Black History Month Official Launch

The Drum in partnership with Birmingham City Council is the official organiser of Black History Month 2015.  A month long  event to celebrate the achievements, contributions and… 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 »

Duran Duran publicly back Historic Recording Studio Album Campaign for Sustainable Future

An historic analogue recording studio where Duran Duran, Stephen Duffy and Ocean Colour Scene created much of their early work today launched a 60-day Pledge campaign, backed… Read more »

Rave Against Racism Festival – Fri 26th & Sat 27th June

We are very happy to anounce our first major event in support of Rave Against Racism. Over 2 nights, a stellar line up of DJs and live… 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 »

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 »

Birmingham St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival 2015 Launch Event and Fringe Events

In the aftermath of Birmingham City Council’s budget cut announcements, Birmingham St. Patrick’s Festival and Parade faces a tough future, however the organising team are working tirelessly… Read more »

HOLI RAVE Feast-IVAL announces first batch of line-up!

Celebrating the official festival of colour Holi, and marking the arrival of Spring, Holi Rave Feast-IVAL presented by Shaanti, takes place on Saturday 21st March at the… Read more »

Discover the Sound of Your Neighbourhood

for-wards is a hyper-local pilot music project. The project is a micro version of a larger ambition in creating new music inspired by Birmingham’s 40 electoral wards…. 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 »