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Follow the latest what’s on in Birmingham news. Supplied by our guest writers, and press release contributors. From food & drink to live music, arts and culture to reviews and events.

Robert Lindsay returns to the stage in PRISM Written and directed by Terry Johnson

Robert Lindsay returns to the stage in the astonishing true story of double Oscar-winning cinematic master Jack Cardiff. Terry Johnson’s Prism opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 3 – 12 October ahead of… Read more »

Birmingham’s Oldest Pub to celebrate 651st Birthday

Birmingham’s Oldest Pub to celebrate 651st Birthday

Birmingham’s oldest pub is getting ready to celebrate turning 651 years old. The Old Crown, established in 1368, was the only building left standing after the Battle… Read more »

The Old Crown turns 651 years old!

After having to scrap our 650th birthday party we’re very excited to celebrate the old girls 651st. Join us as we celebrate all weekend with music, games… Read more »

Barber Shop Chronicles Birmingham Repertory Theatre Thu 26 – Sat 28 Sept

Following two sell-out runs in London and a world tour, the acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles comes to Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 26 – 28 September. Written by Nigerian-born poet and playwright Inua… Read more »

Birmingham Heritage Week 12-22 September 2019

The start of a city-wide celebration of over 200 events showcasing Birmingham’s fascinating history, people and places is drawing closer, with one week to go until Birmingham… Read more »

Crow Black Chicken – Irish Rock Band play in the West Midlands

Crow Black Chicken will be playing at The Robin 2 in Bilston on Monday 30th September and Joe Joe Jim’s in Birmingham on Friday 11th October. Since forming in 2009, Crow Black Chicken have earned back-pats aplenty for… Read more »

Treasure hunt across Birmingham to be held to raise funds for much-needed primary school in Rwanda

Treasure hunt across Birmingham to be held to raise funds for much-needed primary school in Rwanda

Property and construction consultancy Gleeds Birmingham is holding a treasure hunt with a twist this September – aiming to raise over £2,000 for UK-based charity Fields of… Read more »

Kings Heath Street Festival

Sunday – 8th September – Midday – 8PMYork Road, Kings Heath, B14 7SR https://www.facebook.com/events/655212344918609/ Join us for the unmissable Kings Heath Street Festival! An end-of summer bonanza… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday 6 September

This September, get out and about, discover something new and enjoy the fantastic independent culture Digbeth has to offer! On offer this month: Cashpot Amusements: THE POWER… Read more »

Brumbeat Gig Guide September 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for September 2019, offers original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings. We work with local promoters and venues each month to… Read more »

National Album Day partners with Network Rail to launch Album Exhibition in Stations around the UK

A touring exhibition celebrating the sounds of Scotland, the North, the Midlands and London & the South is set to launch next month as part of the… Read more »

Diverse Musical Legacy Of The Midlands Celebrated In Rebel Music

Birmingham Repertory Theatre, in association with Middle Child, presents A WORLD PREMIÈRE REBEL MUSIC By Robin French Directed and co-created by Alex Brown The DOOR, Birmingham Repertory… Read more »

Exhibition launch of British centenarian woman artist Katherine Fryer at RBSA Gallery

Celebrate the life of Birmingham based artist, Katherine Fryer, at RBSA Gallery in the Jewellery Quarter with a collection of works from her 90-year career plus supporting… Read more »

Violet Headline Show Birmingham

VIOLET + PHIL MADELEY + MYLES NEWMAN Date: Wed 30 Oct 2019 Venue: O2 Academy3 Birmingham  Doors: 7:00pm – 11:00pm Ages: Ages 8+ (Under 14s must be… Read more »

Perishing Shrines Lisa Ross at Argentea Gallery 21st September – 2nd November

Perishing Shrines Lisa Ross at Argentea Gallery 21st September – 2nd November

Argentea Gallery is extremely proud to present Perishing Shrines, an exhibition of photographs by Lisa Ross from her Living Shrines project. Since 2002 New York based artist… Read more »

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