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.

The best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Birmingham

Alternative eating choices seem to be pretty much the in thing nowadays; even Beyonce had a (short) go at cutting out all animal products from her diet…. Read more »

Birmingham Live Music and Club Night Guide May 2015

Welcome to our comprehensive live music, nightlife and club night guide for Birmingham, focusing mainly on alternative, non mainstream music and original bands. Here you will find… Read more »


This May, Digbeth First Friday celebrates its first birthday! Join the fun with the chance to ‘Go Wild in the City’, exploring exhibitions, telling stories and joining… Read more »

English Wine Producers back first Midlands English Wine Takeover

A series of consumer events will be taking place across the city from 22nd May celebrating English Wine Week including food matching with a range of British… Read more »

Masters Of The Airwaves – Panel Discussion

The Rise & Rise Of Underground Radio On Thursday 7th May we are presenting a panel discussion about the early days of urban music radio, new technologies,… Read more »

Lab 11 Celebrates 3 Years Of Events Over May Bank Holiday

The first May bank holiday weekend sees one of Birmingham’s most iconic venues – Lab 11 celebrating 3 years and sees the launch of the brand new… Read more »

The hidden treasures of Birmingham

The hidden treasures of Birmingham

Sadly, for most people, nights out have become completely interchangeable. The bars are all decorated the same, promote three lagers, and are most likely owned by one… Read more »

Birmingham Club & Gig Guide April 2015

A comprehensive live music, nightlife and DJ club night guide for Birmingham, focusing mainly on alternative, non mainstream music and original bands. Here you will find music… Read more »

Bistro 1847 Vegetarian Restaurant Review

Bistro 1847 is a pretty trendy looking place, white painted wall panelling, grey chairs and white tables, and little corked flasks that you might last have seen… Read more »


Digbeth First Friday presents another jam-packed evening of exhibitions, screenings, frolics and food. With a diverse range of events from a pop-up café at Digbeth Community Garden… Read more »

SUPERHEROES – A Collection by The Legendary Stan Lee

Comic book fans assemble! A new collection of iconic comic book covers created, orchestrated and masterminded by Stan Lee, will be unveiled at Castle Fine Art in… Read more »

Birmingham Arts Preview April 2015

In April, perhaps this Spring thing that we’ve been promised will actually happen. Here’s some exciting art sure to make you feel all fresh and new. Or… Read more »

Win 2 Free Tickets to see The Reflex at The Hare & Hounds ft Freestyle & Soul Food Project!

Freestyle & Soul Food Project are delighted to be teaming up and bringing The Reflex, one of the world’s top remixers and producers, to the Hare &… Read more »

Electro Swing, Gypsy Folk, Vintage Mayhem – Swingamajig is back!

Do you dream of times gone by? Of a party in a utopian future where scintillating circus performers meet under night club lasers? Where the streets are… Read more »

Model turned photographer, Ayesha Jones, represents Birmingham in Magnum Photo’s international photography competition

Magnum Photos and The Photography Show have teamed up to produce the “30 under 30” award for 30 young photographers who’s work addresses social issues. Ayesha is… Read more »