Reviews & Features

Our reviews and ‘best of’ articles relating to music, food, art, shopping and more in and around Birmingham.

Beer Central Festival Review

Beer Central Festival Review

The first weekend in July saw the Beer Central Festival roll into Digbeth and I was invited to attend and check out the show, and what a… Read more »

The Old Crown Shortlisted in the Great British Pub Awards

The Old Crown Shortlisted in the Great British Pub Awards

Birmingham’s ancient pub has been nominated for ‘Best Beer Garden’ in the 2019 Great British Pub Awards. The Old Crown in Deritend, Digbeth, has been standing proud… Read more »

Over 100 apartments sold at new Digbeth development

LH1 London has sold over 100 apartments at landmark Digbeth development ‘The Forge’ in the heart of Birmingham’s creative quarter as works continue on-schedule. The luxury five… Read more »

Stable Vegan Night review by Lou Woodley

Stable Vegan Night review by Lou Woodley

I was very excited to learn that The Stable, already a prime favourite vegan hotspot, were launching a brand new Vegan night every first Monday of the… Read more »

The Coolest Places to Stay in Birmingham

The Coolest Places to Stay in Birmingham

If you’re planning a visit to Birmingham whether its a business trip, a city break or just a night out there are so many cool and innovative… Read more »

Introducing The Great British Design of Digbeth

Designed in the Heart of England, carried Worldwide, Digbeth Official is a brand lovingly created and expertly crafted. Fast becoming Birmingham’s coolest and most creative neighbourhood, Digbeth… Read more »

25 fascinating facts about Birmingham

The UK’s second biggest city certainly has a lot to offer residents and visitors alike with its huge retail centres, eclectic nightlife and plentiful green spaces. If… Read more »

The BBC Good Food Show Summer 2019 review

The BBC Good Food Show Summer 2019 review

The BBC Good Food Show Summer returned to the NEC in Birmingham Thursday 13 – Sunday 16 June for four days, packed with the latest products and trends,… Read more »

Beer Central & Dig Brew launch new drink for Beer Central Festival 5th & 6th July!

Beer Central & Dig Brew launch new drink for Beer Central Festival 5th & 6th July!

Grapevine was recently invited to the launch of Beer Central Festivals new beer brewed by Purity, Burning Soul, Twisted Barrel and Dig Brew brewers at Dig Brew’s… Read more »

The Stable Pizza Making review!

The Stable Pizza Making review!

The Stable Birmingham opened its doors in 2015, serving delicious pizza and cider in the heart of the city. What started out as a small scale pizza… Read more »

Brum’s creative quarter reveals its new brand…

Brum’s creative quarter reveals its new brand…

Birmingham’s creative quarter and one of the city’s most distinctive neighbourhoods has revealed its new brand, which celebrates the rich character of Digbeth, an area that has been… Read more »

The Ruin Review by Daisy Andrews

The Ruin Review by Daisy Andrews

Two years ago I went on holiday to Budapest and visited Szimpla Kert, the most popular Ruin Bar in Budapest. I absolutely adored it and therefore, I… Read more »

The Best Hire Venues & Event Spaces in Birmingham

Being the second biggest city in the UK, Birmingham has both a large business demographic and bustling nightlife, making it a hot-spot for throwing big occasions, conferences… Read more »

Free Co-Working Day at Alpha Works!

It’s a FREE Co-Working Day on Tuesday 11th June at Alpha Works, so come along and try out the collaborative Co-Work space in the heart of Birmingham… Read more »

NOT NORMAL NOT OK campaign challenging sexual assault in city’s music venues.

Working directly with live music venues, promoters, West Midlands Police, and the Birmingham based Rape & Sexual Violence Project (RSVP), NOT NORMAL NOT OK has launched a… Read more »

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