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.

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain & Sir Mark Elder

The world’s greatest orchestra of teenagers – the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain – return to Symphony Hall, Birmingham for another electric and mind-blowing concert this… Read more »

Acclaimed Artist Reveals New Collection in Brum

Birmingham publishers Washington Green Fine Art launch original works from Lawrence Coulson – the company’s longest serving artist ‘Through All Seasons’ reflects beauty of natural world in… Read more »

Itihaas restaurant expands with new Manchester venue

Birmingham restaurant group Itihaas has opened a new outlet in Manchester, extending its existing partnership with Selfridges to a new city. Shoppers at Manchester’s intu Trafford Centre… Read more »

Birmingham Club & Gig Guide July 2015

Birmingham is festival crazy this July, with four completely alternative music festivals converging on the second city and its suburbs. Kicking off this festival frenzy is the… Read more »

Estonian Art Project Takes Over Centrala Gallery This Summer

PIND is an international art project, organised by the independent cultural producer Jaanika Okk and the Polish Expats Association. The project focuses on site specific art and collaboration. The aim of the project… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday – July 2015

What an exciting array of events happening for July’s Digbeth First Friday! Why not spend the afternoon at the July Salon with Many & Varied and then… Read more »

Discover Birmingham’s Hidden Architecture at Birmingham Municipal Bank

Birmingham’s Hidden Spaces is holding a unique exhibition celebrating Birmingham’s hidden architecture, in one of Birmingham’s finest historic buildings. The former Birmingham Municipal Bank on Broad Street… Read more »

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 »