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.

Ridding & Wynn Opens First Store in Custard Factory

Ridding & Wynn, a new independent emporium selling hard-to-find homeware, gifts and curiosities, has opened on Gibb Street in the Custard Factory. An idea born from a long… Read more »

Brumbeat Gig Guide May 2019

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

The Big Birmingham Soul night takes over Town Hall

The Big Birmingham Soul night takes over Town Hall

Soul and retro nightclub The Night Owl have announced the return of their Big Birmingham Soul Night for 2019. Based on Lower Trinity Street, Digbeth, The Night… Read more »

Little Cavalier Festival 2019 – The Flapper

After the success of last years event at The Flapper in May, we’ve decided to bring Little Cavalier Festival back for another year over May 25th & 26thThis… Read more »

Rum Runner DJ Shaun Williams celebrates 40th anniversary of legendary jazz-funk nights!

ORIGINAL Rum Runner DJ Shaun Williams celebrates 40th anniversary of Birmingham’s legendary jazz-funk nights with special event at The Leinster Suite on 5th May. The Rum Runner nightclub has a well-documented legacy as a hub… Read more »

An evening with Alan McGee in Birmingham

Live discussion with the man who discovered Oasis and Co-Founded Creation Records Oasis. One of the biggest bands to come out of the UK, the Britpop five… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday May 2019

Friday 3 May 4pm until late This May, get out and about, discover something new and enjoy the fantastic independent culture Digbeth has to offer! On offer… Read more »

Parkinson’s UK to host Champagne Afternoon Tea with support from local bands

Parkinson’s UK to host Champagne Afternoon Tea with support from local bands

A number of local West Midlands musical performers are giving up their time to help support Parkinson’s UK host a Champagne Afternoon Tea to raise vital money… Read more »

It’s Cocktail O’Clock at Aria

It’s Cocktail O’Clock at Aria

Learn the tips and tricks from behind the bar with a cocktail masterclass at Aria. Hyatt Regency Birmingham’s signature restaurant and bar, Aria, has launched a cocktail… Read more »

It’s Your Film – Free Theatre Performance, 3 – 12 May

Birmingham theatre company Stan’s Cafe is reviving “It’s Your Film,” a sub 5-minute live show and performed to one audience member at a time. It’ll be on… Read more »

11 Shows to Celebrate Digbeth Arena’s 1st Birthday!

The outdoor Birmingham venue will celebrate its 1st birthday with 11 spectacular shows across various weekends this summer. Following the success of its first year, Digbeth Arena… Read more »

Clips Exhibition Launch Friday 26 April at Custard Factory

Exhibition Launch Friday 26 April 2019 6pm – 8pm Opens on Friday 26 April 2019 and will run until Saturday 11 May 2019 at The Framers gallery… Read more »

Independent Birmingham, announce their inaugural Awards!

Over the last 5 years Independent Birmingham has championed both the city of Birmingham, and the marvelous independents that are the life and soul of this place… Read more »

Ticket Release for Black Sabbath 50 Years Exhibition!

BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM & ART GALLERY 26 JUNE – 29 SEPTEMBER 2019 It’s an honour to be a part of the Home of Metal. I am just a… Read more »

Soul, ska, rock and roll and more this Easter at The Night Owl

Soul, ska, rock and roll and more this Easter at The Night Owl

What could be better than a long weekend off work? Maybe cramming it with rock and roll and Britpop tributes, brand new ska acts and the best… Read more »