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.

Theatre review 101 Dalmatians at The REP

On Tuesday evening I headed to The REP for another press night, this time it was Debbie Isitt’s stage adaptation of Dodie Smith’s 101 Dalmatians, directed by… Read more »

Beyond the Battlefields photography exhibition on now!

‘Beyond the Battlefields’: Using photography to understand the impact of war Käthe Buchler (1876-1930) was an amateur German photographer, whose collection of images has been assembled into… Read more »

Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music returns 2018

Fifth Electronic Music Festival comes to Birmingham and this time around it includes an all-day free electronic music event featuring talks, demonstrations, interactive sessions, synth manufacturer attendance,… Read more »

DAM Exhibition shop gallery open until 16th Dec

Digbeth Arts Market launched their pioneering Art & Design Exhibition to the public November 18 and the Exhibition Shop Gallery is running until the 16th December 2017…. Read more »

Listening Sessions first Thursday every month at PST

Listening Sessions, are an electronic music event/community/label in Birmingham, founded in 2013. Hosting monthly producer showcase events at Club PST in Digbeth, on the first Thursday of every month… Read more »

Retroforward Christmas knees-up December 16th

After a hugely successful opening party, Retroforward is very pleased to announce our pre Christmas knees-up on December 16th and what a belter of a line up… Read more »

Grapevine Guide In Print – Bloc Magazine Winter 2017

We help the awesome Bloc Magazine out with what’s going on in Brum every season, here’s Winter 2017. Bloc is produced by Bloc Hotels and gies to… Read more »

Best Live Music, Christmas & NYE Gigs Dec 2017

Our Brumbeat live music 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 »

San Carlo Gran Cafe to open in Selfridges Birmingham

San Carlo Group today announces it is to open a second dining concept at Selfridges in Birmingham. Gran Cafe, a patisserie, ice cream bar and cafe is… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday Dec 1st 2017

Digbeth First Friday Dec 1st 2017

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 »

Jordan Mackampa Live at The Sunflower Lounge 03.12.17

The acclaimed, soulful, acoustic singer-songwriter, Jordan Mackampa will be playing a stunning live set at The Sunflower Lounge in Birmingham on Sunday 03.12.17. Listen to Jordan Mackampa… Read more »

Get 20% Off Your Total Bill at Cucina Black Friday!

To celebrate Black Friday, Cucina Rustica is encouraging diners to indulge in their delicious menu and enjoy 20% off their total food bill. One of the city’s… Read more »

The REP gets Tails Wagging in Hearing Dogs Fundraiser!

Registered charity, Birmingham Repertory Theatre has announced a joint fundraising partnership with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.  The city centre theatre will be raising funds during the run… Read more »

The Jumprov Christmas Special!

Jumprov are back once again this December with a Christmas themed 90 minute comedy sketch show completely made up on the spot and 100% improvised. Jumprov is… Read more »

Midland Band Violet Play Sunflower Lounge 20th Dec

Midlands 5 piece Violet come drenched in big sounds with an indie spark, combining influences that draw from 90s Grunge to Britpop. Pedal immersed guitars entwined with… Read more »