What’s on Birmingham

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.

50 advance discount tickets at only £12.50 have just been released for a unique show by the British Beatles Fan Club and John Lennon’s sister Julia Baird’s… Read more »

Monday 3rd April, 7.30pm No Petticoats Here: Live Tour The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham New Forest based singer, musician and composer Louise Jordan tours with her latest project… Read more »

‘Watchers of the Skies’ is written and performed by storyteller Carol Florence Graham and musician Simon McCorry. It tells the story of Edna Leigh, Carol’s American grandmother,… Read more »

The Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen and The Custard Factory are pleased to announce a special day of Rogue One Star Wars screenings. The UK Garrison will be… Read more »

As part of the H&H 10th Anniversary series Supersonic Festival will be bringing Steve Davis to the Hare & Hounds for a special DJ Set on Saturday… Read more »

PMT (Powering the Matriarchy Together) is a day-long festival which will cover themes of love, art, body and work. This is the first of its kind for… Read more »

60s all-night jazz sessions inspire epic nocturnal pianothon

Imagine twenty pianists, TV star and impressionist Alistair McGowan and celebrated actor Simon Callow in an all-night musicfest, plus a pianist who cycles through the night, arrives… Read more »

It’s a strange world in which a speedway star forges a friendship with a literary critic, poet and aeronautical expert in a country miles from home. This… Read more »

“I wondered why it was that places are so much lovelier when one is alone” – Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca Annette Pugh paints the places she visited… Read more »

New shows on sale this week at Town Hall & Symphony Hall

IMAGINED ISLE 2017 Fri 12 – Sun 14 May Town Hall https://www.thsh.co.uk/whats-on/season/imagined-isle-2017 Imagined Isle is BACK and better than ever! Featuring a specially curated line-up of nationally and… Read more »

Sunday Xpress 19th of February 2016 @ 5pm – 10.30pm Price: Free The nomadic Sunday Xpress event is proud to announce that it has found new accommodation… Read more »

ART!IVST UK & Dubgasm have teamed up with Birmingham Food Drive to create an evening of poetry, live music, visual art and DJs to fundraise for Birmingham’s… Read more »

Multi-sensory, immersive theatre show for audiences with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities coming to mac Birmingham as part of 59 date tour Frozen Light theatre company bring… Read more »

It’s time for savvy shoppers to celebrate as Birmingham sees The Vintage Weigh & Pay return with their pop up event this February. The vintage shopping experience… Read more »

Birmingham Literature Festival launches Spring Edition to celebrate 20th anniversary

20th anniversary First names announced Birmingham Literature Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the launch of a Spring Edition, in addition to its traditional October programme…. Read more »

The UK’s premier experimental music and arts event, Supersonic Festival 2017, returns this June, and we are very proud to reveal the first line up announcement, taking… Read more »

“Joyously inventive.” The Guardian “An incredible mix of film and music for all ages.” The Times “Britain’s most exciting and innovative film festival.” Lonely Planet Birmingham’s world… Read more »

Take a stroll under the railway arches of Digbeth and discover an immersive, seven stage wonderland of vintage sights and sounds. Produced by the team behind Shambala… Read more »

The pioneering British Paraorchestra is to make its Birmingham debut on 18 February 2017 at Symphony Hall, as part of the THSH Birmingham Classical Season. Joining The… Read more »

Soulful moody melodies and distinctive flavours of Irish, jazz, world and folk music join the mix as leading Tabla maestro Mendi Singh weaves his magic along with… Read more »

RUSSELL BRAND – RE:BIRTH Tue 5 December, 8pm Symphony Hall https://www.thsh.co.uk/event/russell-brand-rebirth “Once you’ve had a baby you’re a parent and immediately you go from being a madman… Read more »

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Bitters N Twisted

Be spoilt for choice this Valentines Day at Bitters ‘N Twisted venues. Below is a round up of what’s on offer this February 14th.  Jekyll and Hyde – Seasonal Menu and… Read more »

Cirque Du Surreal is extremely pleased to present its first ever offering at Suki 10c. Live music, theatre, visuals, poetry, DJ’s and guest compere. LIVE MUSIC… Horse… Read more »

Counting down the hours until Friday? Worry not, because we’re about to make your Thursday that little bit more interesting with Pasta Di Piazza’s National Pizza Day… Read more »

Birmingham’s favourite street food destination, Digbeth Dining Club, is gearing up for an 11-hour takeover of discussions, live music and beats in aid of independent radio station,… Read more »

2017 is shaping up to be an exciting year of projects, commissions, residencies and research. To whet your appetite, here are a few highlights about what’s coming… Read more »

After launching the concept of The Private Collection last April, Ronnie Wood returns to the art scene with a selection of his most rare and popular works… Read more »

Our Brumbeat live music guide for Birmingham offers more original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings than anywhere else online. We work with local promoters… Read more »

Shakin’off the January Blues at The Lord Clifden this Feb

Shakin’off the January Blues at The Lord Clifden this Feb. Saturdays Outside are TLC with Dean ‘Sunshine’ Smith & guests Fridays Fri 3rd Feb – Loose Joints… Read more »

Birmingham Rum Festival returns to an increasingly rum-loving city on Saturday 1 July, after a sellout first year. The event is ‘a celebration of the summertime spirit… Read more »