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West Midlands Scriptwriting Competition Launched to Find New Talent

West Midlands Scriptwriting Competition Launched to Find New Talent

Enter Stage Write, an annual West Midlands scriptwriting competition, will return in 2020 for its third edition where budding writers have the incredible opportunity to see their… Read more »

NQ64 – New Arcade Bar opens this month and there are free drinks for the opening weekend!

NQ64 – New Arcade Bar opens this month and there are free drinks for the opening weekend!

A BRAND NEW ARCADE BAR FOR BIRMINGHAM OPENS FRIDAY 31ST JANUARY AND WILL BE GIVING AWAY FREE DRINKS EACH DAY FOR THE FIRST 50 PEOPLE OVER THE LAUNCH… Read more »

Louise O’Neill’s timely novel about consent has its UK premiere at Birmingham Rep

A sensational adaptation of Irish author Louise O’Neill’s devastating novel about sexual consent makes its UK première at Birmingham Repertory Theatre following huge acclaim, including a sold-out… Read more »

Ghetto Golf: January Offer

Get ready to tee off this January at Ghetto Golf with its exclusive mid-week offer that includes a round of golf and a drink for just £7.50… Read more »

Art Exhibition 550 Years of Guru Nanak Dev Ji curated by Art Sikh

Art Exhibition 550 Years of Guru Nanak Dev Ji curated by Art Sikh

A new and free exhibition delivered and curated by West Midlands based organisation; ArtSikh opened on Friday 29th November at the Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square. The… Read more »

Brumbeat Gig Guide January 2020

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for Jan 2020, offers original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings. We work with local promoters and venues each month… Read more »

Xhosa Cole and the Ripieno Players perform at Birmingham Cathedral 1st Feb

Xhosa Cole, BBC Young Jazz Musician 2018, joins the Ripieno Players for the World Premiere of his own composition, ‘Fajar’. Together with his own incredible Jazz Trio,… Read more »

Market: last days at Galerie Mayci – January 09 – 02 April 2020

In January 2018 photographer Tom Ranahan was allowed access, by Birmingham City Council, to record the last days of the Birmingham Wholesale Food Markets. The modern markets,… Read more »

NYE at Bitters N’ Twisted Venues

NYE at Bitters N’ Twisted Venues

The Victoria, 48 John Bright Street, Birmingham, B1 1BN This year we have teamed up with ‘Sadler’s Brewery’ to deliver the ultimate Peaky Blinder experience at The… Read more »

Discover The Best Musicians in Birmingham and The Midlands in 2020

Birmingham Promoters team up with BBC Introducing, MAS Records, Born Music and Counteract to bring together a series of live showcases from some of the region’s leading… Read more »

The Influence Project with never-before-seen works by Photographer Alexis Chabala and Curator Lorayne Crawford

Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) is delighted to present The Influence Project by creative partners, photographer Alexis Chabala and curator Lorayne Crawford. The exhibition celebrates the impact that… Read more »

Three New Entertainment Venues for Digbeth

Three New Entertainment Venues for Digbeth

More reasons than ever to visit Birmingham’s Creative Quarter Three new entertainment venues have launched in Birmingham’s creative quarter, Digbeth. Gaming concept Chance and Counters is based in the… Read more »

Swampmeat Family Band Release Christmas Single ‘A Present For Me’

Swampmeat Family Band Release Christmas Single ‘A Present For Me’

The Birmingham based country punk band are donating proceeds to Crisis UK. Birmingham based country punk and Americana group Swampmeat Family Band are giving an extra special… Read more »

Peter Pan at The Birmingham Repertory Theatre review

Peter Pan at The Birmingham Repertory Theatre review

This Christmas sees the story of the ‘boy who wouldn’t grow up’ brought to The REP Theatre, reinvented with a 21st century twist. Directed by Liam Steel… Read more »

Digbeth club to host official Happy Mondays after party

Digbeth club to host official Happy Mondays after party

Iconic 80s and 90s baggy Manchester band Happy Mondays are mid a comeback tour stretching across the UK, stopping at Birmingham’s The Night Owl after their O2… Read more »