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.

Duran Duran publicly back Historic Recording Studio Album Campaign for Sustainable Future

An historic analogue recording studio where Duran Duran, Stephen Duffy and Ocean Colour Scene created much of their early work today launched a 60-day Pledge campaign, backed… Read more »

Birmingham musician James Summerfield’s forthcoming ‘Sounds From Arden’ album launch

ANALOGUE TALES: SOUNDS FROM ARDEN MUSIC BY JAMES SUMMERFIELD | WORDS BY DARREN CANNAN “I didn’t have writer’s block: it was more of a musician’s monotony. I… Read more »

Birmingham Independent Food Fair returns for 2015

Birmingham Independent Food Fair is back, with organisers adding an extra day to take the festival across the weekend of 12-13 September. The event is dedicated to… Read more »

SUPERSONIC FESTIVAL Timetable & Podcasts

There’s just a few days to go until Supersonic Festival 2015 which includes musical performances by Holly Herndon, Gazelle Twin, The Pop Group, the debut live performance… Read more »

46-piece Folk Ensemble play The Spotted Dog

It’s mid week, that boring bit in-between last weekend’s hangover and the forthcoming weekend’s party… What better way to brighten up your mid-week life than to attend… Read more »


The days are longer, the evenings are warmer – there’s no excuse not to get out and explore Digbeth’s cultural offerings for June’s First Friday! Start the… Read more »

What’s On ‘Arts Guide’ for Birmingham June/July 2015

With summer still trying to shine through, there’s plenty of time to hide from the occasional showers by nipping into one of these exciting arts exhibitions happening… Read more »

Beauty & Truth Fashion Brand Studio Event @ The Loft Gallery 8-9 June

Beauty & Truth would like to invite you to the soft launch event of their new textiles and fashion brand. The brand is grounded within the current… Read more »

Music for Youth National Festival 7-11 July

Symphony Hall, Town Hall and Adrian Boult Hall (Birmingham Conservatoire) (If you can only select one venue, pick Symphony Hall address) Day tickets – £8/£5 http://www.thsh.co.uk/tour-dates/mfy-national-festival-2015 Bringing… Read more »

Birmingham Club & Gig Guide June 2015

June looks to be a fantastic month for both live music and club nights across Birmingham with 190 original music events featuring bands, musicians and DJs. There… Read more »

Taste & Liquor Launch Food Bank To Help Aid Local Organisations

Taste & Liquor Group has launched a new charitable initiative this week,  #TLFB, is a charity that provides local organisations with a consistent flow of donations, helping… Read more »

Restaurant creates India pale ale inspired by spicy cuisine and retro Bollywood

Birmingham fine dining restaurant Itihaas has crafted a new beer to match its menu of authentic Indian cuisine. Created in partnership with Coventry microbrewery Lion Heart, Sambha… Read more »

Rave Against Racism Festival – Fri 26th & Sat 27th June

We are very happy to anounce our first major event in support of Rave Against Racism. Over 2 nights, a stellar line up of DJs and live… Read more »

Botown: The Soul of Bollywood – Sat 6 Jun @The Drum

Get ready for a night of sensational Soul, Funk and Bollywood fusion, as the incredible London collective Botown return to The Drum on Sat 6 Jun, with tickets… Read more »

Art Bus Galleries Night – Thu 14 May

Enjoy a fantastic after-hours art experience this May, visiting seven art galleries across Birmingham. Jump aboard the free Art Bus and take in the exhibitions of mac… Read more »