Reviews & Features

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

The Clothes Show Live 2015 review by Jaspreet Thiara

The Clothes Show Live 2015 review by Jaspreet Thiara

It has been a week since the biggest fashion event in Birmingham. The Clothes Show that takes place every year, ran from Friday 4th to the 8th… Read more »

Richard P J Lambert: Local analogue photographer Interview by Kate Hook

Richard P J Lambert: Local analogue photographer Interview by Kate Hook

Richard P J Lambert is a analogue photographer from Birmingham, who produces visually stunning and elegant imagery from his home town to his travels around the world…. Read more »

Jump The Shark new single review by Lee Endres

Jump The Shark’s latest release clearly demonstrates the band’s ability to mix rock and infectious pop. The Wolverhampton four piece confidently step out of the shadows to… Read more »

MeMe Detroit new single review by Lee Endres

MeMe Detroit new single review by Lee Endres

Birmingham based MeMe Detroit has released a new single A Point Of You. It will be the second single release from forthcoming album ‘Live To Love You’ll… Read more »

Richard Dorfmeister/Steve Cobby to DJ at Hare & Hounds + Exclusive Interviews

Richard Dorfmeister/Steve Cobby to DJ at Hare & Hounds + Exclusive Interviews

This Saturday (14th Nov) Leftfoot will be welcoming Richard Dorfmeister and Steve Cobby to the Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath. In the world of electronic music Richard… Read more »

Win Two Free Tickets to Clothes Show 2015!

**THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED** (Congratulations to Gaynor from Wythall, Birmingham). Grapevine Birmingham has teamed up with The Clothes Show in association with Alcatel Onetouch to offer… Read more »

Video Exclusive: MeMe Detroit New Single ‘A Point Of You’

Video Exclusive: MeMe Detroit New Single ‘A Point Of You’

We are delighted to be the first to get our mits on Birmingham based MeMe Detroit‘s brand new video for new single A Point Of You, out Friday… Read more »

Swim Deep – O2 Institute review by Sabrina Fung

Swim Deep – O2 Institute review by Sabrina Fung

I was enjoying my usual coffee and chill time in Faculty few weeks ago, when one of the barista’s put on a very dreamy playlist, it sounded… Read more »

Grand Central opening & Andy Street Interview

Grand Central opening & Andy Street Interview

It has been nearly two weeks since attending the pre-launch media breakfast on Thursday 24th September 2015, for the Grand Central Birmingham opening & John Lewis Ribbon-cutting…. Read more »

Introduction to jewellery weekend course Review by Sally W Jones

Deep inside me, and I bet you too, is a well of creative genius, just waiting to be discovered. All I need is to find the right… Read more »

Exclusive Interview: The Man Behind Dine Birmingham

Featured Image: Ahmed Ahmed (left) with Birmingham Indepedent Food Fair 2014 sponsors Hello Ahmed, this is the second in our interview series for Grapevine Birmingham, the first… Read more »

The best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Birmingham

Alternative eating choices seem to be pretty much the in thing nowadays; even Beyonce had a (short) go at cutting out all animal products from her diet…. Read more »

Bistro 1847 Vegetarian Restaurant Review

Bistro 1847 is a pretty trendy looking place, white painted wall panelling, grey chairs and white tables, and little corked flasks that you might last have seen… Read more »

Win 2 Free Tickets to see The Reflex at The Hare & Hounds ft Freestyle & Soul Food Project!

Freestyle & Soul Food Project are delighted to be teaming up and bringing The Reflex, one of the world’s top remixers and producers, to the Hare &… Read more »

An Exclusive Interview with Ollie ‘Yardbird’ Lloyd.. Will it reopen?

The recent closure of the Yarbird live music venue has left a huge void in Birmingham city centre. Many people into jazz, funk, soul and acoustic are… Read more »

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