What’s on

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.

Independent Bham and Smultronstalle to open new 18/81 cocktail bar!

A brand new cocktail bar is coming to Birmingham, in a secret location on Thorp Street. 18/81 is the new bar concept from Robert Wood (former head… Read more »

Neighbourhood Shorts returns with eclectic short films from across USA

American Shorts Neighbourhood Shorts returns with another eclectic selection of short films, this time from across the USA. As ever there’ll be drama, comedy, documentary, dance, music,… Read more »

The Old Crown to reopen gin garden – and this year it’s even bigger!

The Old Crown to reopen gin garden – and this year it’s even bigger!

The Old Crown in Digbeth is reopening it’s botanical gin haven as part of its 11 weeks of summer celebrations. As part of this transformation a new… Read more »

The Migrant Festival at Ikon 14th – 17th June 2018

The Migrant Festival at Ikon 14th – 17th June 2018

Ikon hosts The Migrant Festival, a four day festival curated by Birmingham-born fashion designer Osman Yousefzada, fusing themes of migration, fashion, art and music. Events include a… Read more »

Being Somewhere Else at Ikon Gallery 6th – 29th June

Being Somewhere Else at Ikon Gallery 6th – 29th June

This is the first solo exhibition by Birmingham-born fashion designer Osman Yousefzada. A leading light of London Fashion Week, Osman works at the intersection of art and fashion,… Read more »

FOMA party at Dig Brew with FEET, Soeur, Chartreuse and You Dirty Blue!

You are invited to an evening of Harmless Untruths with FEET, Soeur, Chartreuse and You Dirty Blue 16th June. Please see full details below.  When: Saturday 16th June… Read more »

Peaky Blinders Immersive Festival To Launch

An historic corner of Birmingham’s celebrated Digbeth quarter is to be transformed into a major two day Peaky Blinders themed experience on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September… Read more »

Brum Live Music & DJ Guide June 2018

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

The Night Owl brings Northern Soul and Disco to International Dance Festival

The Night Owl brings Northern Soul and Disco to International Dance Festival

The soul and retro nightclub on Lower Trinity Street, Digbeth, is known to host all night parties of eclectic dancing and is now proud to bring some… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday June 2018

Experience the incredible variety of events on offer this month, discover something new and enjoy the fantastic independent culture Digbeth has to offer! On offer this month:… Read more »

Summer Market Veggie and Vegan Festival 2nd June!

Summer Market Veggie and Vegan Festival 2nd June!

Following on the success of the Spring Market Cheese Festival which saw 2000 people descend on Digbeth, Birmingham Seasonal Markets are welcoming in the British Summertime with… Read more »

Rebel Chicken – a bangin new chicken restaurant!

Rebel Chicken is a bangin’ new chicken restaurant, cocktail bar and beer garden opening June 1st, in the Jewellery Quarter. This is where you come for THE… Read more »

MJR Group push ahead with Digbeth Arena and The Mill music venues!

The Mill is located on Lower Trinity Street, Digbeth and is set to open in Autumn 2018 with a range of live music and DJ-led events. Following… Read more »

Rum Night with Ian Burrell Global Rum Ambassador – MAC 26th May

Rum Night with Ian Burrell, Global Rum Ambassador, this Saturday 26 May. It starts at 8pm, in the theatre at Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) and tickets cost… Read more »

UK’s 1st Hip Hop Colour Festival Launches in Birmingham!

UK’s 1st Hip Hop Colour Festival Launches in Birmingham!

Throw your colour in the air like you just don’t care for the UK’s first Hip Hop Colour Festival! Brought to you by Multi-Award Winning Shaanti –… Read more »