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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.

Shamrocks Festival at The Custard Factory for Saint Patrick’s Day

Birmingham is famous for its St Patrick’s Day Parade festivities and every year the party just keeps getting bigger and better! This year Heineken, Brothers Cider, Alfie… Read more »

DIGBETH FIRST FRIDAY: 6th March, 6pm until late!

Digbeth First Friday starts the spring season with an exciting assortment of exhibitions, music, performance and street food. Banish those winter blues and get stuck in to… Read more »

Birmingham St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival 2015 Launch Event and Fringe Events

In the aftermath of Birmingham City Council’s budget cut announcements, Birmingham St. Patrick’s Festival and Parade faces a tough future, however the organising team are working tirelessly… Read more »

HOLI RAVE Feast-IVAL announces first batch of line-up!

Celebrating the official festival of colour Holi, and marking the arrival of Spring, Holi Rave Feast-IVAL presented by Shaanti, takes place on Saturday 21st March at the… Read more »

Levitate Birmingham Music Week: A Showcase Of Birmingham’s Music Industry (February 23rd – March 1st)‏

Levitate: Birmingham Music Week is split in to different parts, firstly a map to promote events taking place in the city on the week of Levitate, secondly… Read more »

Mat Jenner: Dreams Time Free Exhibition

Opens Friday 20 February, 6–8pm Exhibition continues 21 February – 3 April 2015 Open Wednesday to Saturday 12–5pm Dreams Time Free an exhibition by Mat Jenner, presents… Read more »

International whisky expert to headline Birmingham festival

An international whisky expert will make a headline appearance at the Whisky Birmingham festival on 7 March. Whisky author and connoisseur Ian Buxton will host the first… Read more »

Free School musicians New 7″ Single Release

If you like electronic music, indie or anything alternative on your Sony Walkman.. Like a cassette full of spacey ambient disco sounds then you might like local… Read more »

Discover the Sound of Your Neighbourhood

for-wards is a hyper-local pilot music project. The project is a micro version of a larger ambition in creating new music inspired by Birmingham’s 40 electoral wards…. Read more »

Digbeth First Friday.. back for 2015

Digbeth First Friday is back for 2015 with another jamboree of exhibitions, film, music, performance and street food. Start the year as you mean to go on… Read more »

An Exclusive Interview with Ollie ‘Yardbird’ Lloyd.. Will it reopen?

The recent closure of the Yarbird live music venue has left a huge void in Birmingham city centre. Many people into jazz, funk, soul and acoustic are… Read more »

What is the art of Birmingham? Eastside Projects

This month Eastside Projects launches two new exhibitions – Birmingham Show, a large-scale group exhibition and Velum and a solo show by Kelly Best presented as part… Read more »

Birmingham Arts preview, January – February 2015

As the cardboard box full of tinsel that is Christmas is shoved back into the loft for another year, we can start to go back to normal… Read more »

Festival back and bigger as Birmingham whisky scene takes off

Birmingham’s major whisky festival will return for a third year in 2015, after a successful second year that saw visitor numbers double. Organisers have now released 600… Read more »

Vintage Clothes Shopping in Birmingham

Birmingham has a long tradition of vintage clothes shops, from the Oasis Indoor Markets to the Rag Market and many independent stores dotted around the city. These… Read more »

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