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Birmingham Design Festival announces programme

Birmingham Design Festival announces programme of inspiring speakers from around the design world. This Summer will see the launch of the Birmingham Design Festival – a celebration… Read more »

West Midlands filmmakers sign up Game of Thrones star for their latest film production

West Midlands filmmakers sign up Game of Thrones star for their latest film production

Game of Thrones star James Cosmo will play the lead role in the upcoming supernatural thriller Off Grid from West Midlands production company Dark Matter Films. Award-winning actor Cosmo… Read more »

Surge In Spring II Festival Line-Up!

Surge In Spring II Festival Line-Up!

– WORLD PREMIERES FOR SID PEACOCK, JUICE ALEEM & SURGE ORCHESTRA, AND MARK SANDERS & RACHEL MUSSON – 15 YEARS OF SURGE ORCHESTRA CELEBRATED WITH 15 PERFORMANCES… Read more »

Free Things To Do In Birmingham by Imogen Burgoyne 

Free Things To Do In Birmingham by Imogen Burgoyne 

Whether it’s stepping away from the city centre to the peace of the countryside that you’re looking for, or immersing yourself in fascinating history and culture, Birmingham… Read more »

Indoor Nature Trail for all the Family This Easter

Kingfisher Shopping Centre in Redditch is hosting a free indoor Spring Nature Trail for kids this Easter. Filled with life sized props from badgers to trees, the… Read more »

Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival Announces 2018 Line-Up

Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival Announces 2018 Line-Up

– JIMMY CLIFF, CANDI STATON, SISTER SLEDGE TO HEADLINE 2018 EDITION OF SELLOUT FESTIVAL – DAVID RODIGAN AND CRAIG CHARLES TO HOST FESTIVAL AFTERPARTIES ON FRIDAY 6… Read more »

YMCA Birmingham supports Be Real Body Image Campaign

YMCA BIRMINGHAM SUPPORTS BODY IMAGE CAMPAIGN AFTER RESEARCH SHOWS HALF OF YOUNG PEOPLE ARE BULLIED ABOUT THEIR LOOKS YMCA Birmingham has thrown its support behind the Be… Read more »

The Incredible Women of Digbeth’s Independents

The Incredible Women of Digbeth’s Independents

Guest post by Bread Birmingham Ltd Yesterday was International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the triumphs and highlight the struggles of women and female presenting people… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday – March 2018

DIGBETH FIRST FRIDAY Friday 2nd March 6pm until late. Experience the incredible variety of events on offer this month, discover something new and enjoy the fantastic independent… Read more »

The 2018 line-up for Lunar Festival announced

The 2018 line-up for Lunar Festival, one of the UK’s most exciting and diverse music and arts festivals, has been announced. Malian music legends Amadou & Mariam, electronic… Read more »

Project Birmingham presents Medicine Bakery Gallery 2 – 4 March

My first experience of Medicine was during the Frankfurt Christmas Market. I always enjoy the markets – well, for about a week, after which I’m all mulled-wined out. And… Read more »

The Old Crown goes green for St Patrick’s with week of events!

The Old Crown goes green for St Patrick’s with week of events!

The Old Crown goes green for St Patrick’s launching a week-long programme of events! The Old Crown in Digbeth (www.theoldcrown.com) is being transformed into a Guinness village… Read more »

Reggae Caribbean Cookout paying homage to VP Records

Reggae Caribbean Cookout paying homage to VP Records contribution to 90s Dancehall era and also introducing Gimme A Buss (Jamaican meaning Give me a break) a spotlight… Read more »

Birmingham St Patrick’s Festival full line up released

– INTERNATIONAL ARTIST SHARON SHANNON CONFIRMED TO HEADLINE ST. PAT ROCK’S STAGE AT ST. PATRICK’S FESTIVAL – FULL STAGE LINE-UP REVEALED – OTHER ACTS INCLUDE VIRAL SENSATION… Read more »

Rainbow Venues welcome new drug policy recommendation by Police Commissioner

The team behind The Rainbow Venues in Birmingham, UK have welcomed recommendations for a new regional drug policy put forward by West Midlands Police Commissioner David Jamieson…. Read more »