Reviews & Features

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

Fumo Now Open in Selfridges Birmingham!

San Carlo Group’s latest venture in the Midlands, Fumo Selfridges Birmingham, is now open. Following a lavish £1million redevelopment, including the arrival of a stunning feature marble… Read more »

Dine with brand new Fressh Vegan Eatery for Free!

A new Vegan Eatery is offering a tasty giveaway to celebrate their opening in Birmingham city centre on Saturday 21st October 2017. Four lucky winners will receive a… Read more »

Grapevine Brum moves to Cool Highrise Office Space!

Grapevine Brum moves to Cool Highrise Office Space!

Grapevine Birmingham (London, Manchester & Worcestershire) have moved into a prestigious new collaborative office space high above Birmingham City Centre. Alpha Works recently opened across two floors… Read more »

The Alchemist Birthday review by Ollie Lloyd

The Alchemist Birthday review by Ollie Lloyd

If Alchemy is a seemingly magical process of transformation, creation or combination then The Alchemist have truly embedded this philosophy into creating a wonderfully unique environment in… Read more »

The Plough Launches Fab Cocktail List with a Twist!

The Plough in Harborne has launched a cocktail list in collaboration with Robert Wood, one of the best bartenders in the UK. Taking in seven carefully curated… Read more »

I Knew You at The Rep review by Sally Jones

I Knew You at The Rep review by Sally Jones

As part of the New and Nurtured season at The Rep, I Knew You, written by local spoken word artist Steven Camden, aka Polarbear, and directed by… Read more »

Dine with Michelin starred Tom Aikens and the Lake District Farmers

Highly acclaimed award-winning chef Tom Aikens will be joining forces with his meat suppliers, Lake District Famers, next month (October) to create an exclusive menu for his… Read more »

Dinner for Two at The Stable by Izzy Owen

After what seemed like a particularly long and tiring week, my friend Alice and I were feeling more than ready to indulge in delicious pizza and cider… Read more »

Cocktail Masterclass as Be At One gets Bigger!

Cocktail Masterclass as Be At One gets Bigger!

Be At One, a cocktail institute that has been bringing a lively party atmosphere to Birmingham since May last year, is preparing to be even bigger and… Read more »

Film Birmingham is bringing Brum to the Silver Screen!

Last week marks the cinema release of Kingsman: The Golden Circle from director Matthew Vaughn and starring Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum… Read more »

Birmingham’s Best Cocktail Bars & Their Signature Cocktails

It’s more than fair to say that in the last few years drinking cocktails has become one of our favourite pastimes. As a result of a surge… Read more »

Pasta Di Piazza invites corporates to Biggest Business Lunch

One of the city’s longest running restaurants has announced it is set to host Birmingham’s Biggest Business lunch, this week. The Jewellery Quarter’s Pasta Di Piazza, one… Read more »

Student Discounts at Grand Central Today.. Register Here!

On Thursday, 12 October students of Birmingham will be able to enjoy splurging out on their favourite brands at discount prices as Grand Central joins the Bullring… Read more »

Digbeth Oktoberfest returns for its third year!

Digbeth Oktoberfest returns for its third year!

The Old Crown in Digbeth is getting ready to hold it’s third Oktoberfest on the 29th and 30th Sept and 6th and 7th October. Tickets available at… Read more »

Jane Eyre at The REP review by Isobel Owen

Jane Eyre at The REP review by Isobel Owen

Arriving just before the play started at 7pm, I was excited to see so many faces filling up the tiered seating at the Rep on Monday night…. Read more »