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Local Dance Entrepreneur Offers Free Dance Sessions to Keep the Nation Moving

Local Dance Entrepreneur Offers Free Dance Sessions to Keep the Nation Moving

A young dance entrepreneur from Solihull has launched a Saturday morning virtual dance class to help keep the nation moving and lift spirits during lockdown 3.0. Danni… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 16 January

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 16 January

This week it’s Danny de Reybekill in the hot-seat as he brings you another 60 minutes of the finest new music from in and arou nd Birmingham. On… Read more »

Take time out to explore the Gardens this January

Take time out to explore the Gardens this January

We’re pleased to confirm that the Gardens can remain open throughout lockdown in accordance with latest government advice – perfect for those New Year walks for local… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 11

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 11

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW One Night in Miami (15)… Read more »

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery to Remain Closed Throughout 2021 to Allow for Essential Work as Plans for 2022 Get Underway

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery to Remain Closed Throughout 2021 to Allow for Essential Work as Plans for 2022 Get Underway

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) will remain closed throughout 2021 while essential electrical upgrade work of Birmingham’s Council House complex takes place. While the building is… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 9 January

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 9 January

It’s back for 2021! Pete Steel welcomes in the New Year with another hour of brand new tunes to cure those lockdown blues… There’s brand new releases from: Ed… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 10

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 10

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Wonder Woman 1984 (12) The… Read more »

Sarehole Mill encourages Brummies to start New Year on right foot with Run of the Mill 21

Sarehole Mill encourages Brummies to start New Year on right foot with Run of the Mill 21

Iconic Birmingham landmark Sarehole Mill is encouraging Brummies to start the New Year on the right foot with a fun and physical challenge, Run of the Mill… Read more »

The Pineapple Club and LAND Restaurant team up for Veganuary!

The Pineapple Club and LAND Restaurant team up for Veganuary!

This Veganuary the teams from The Pineapple Club and LAND Restaurants are teaming up to bring the Vegan experience to your home! The Pineapple Club which opened… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 9

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 9

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Hope Gap (12) Titled after… Read more »

Food & Drink News

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The Pineapple Club and LAND Restaurant team up for Veganuary!

The Pineapple Club and LAND Restaurant team up for Veganuary!

This Veganuary the teams from The Pineapple Club and LAND Restaurants are teaming up to bring the Vegan experience to your home! The Pineapple Club which opened… Read more »

Outdoors at The Kingsway – Q & A with Eddie OCallaghan

Outdoors at The Kingsway – Q & A with Eddie OCallaghan

As a Christmas Special, we decided to catch up with local groover and shaker Eddie OCallaghan for a quick interview on his recent hotspot creation down at… Read more »

1000 Trades brings Christmas cheer with JQ takeaways

1000 Trades brings Christmas cheer with JQ takeaways

1000 Trades has, like many other local businesses battled to remain resourceful and open during the pandemic lockdowns of 2020. It has meant the 1000 Trades team… Read more »

The Plough Independents Gift Shop & Christmas Lunch Kit

The Plough Independents Gift Shop & Christmas Lunch Kit

Gift Shop The Plough has turned on it’s Christmas charm even though it is unable to open as it normally would. In light of the current tier… Read more »

Best of Brum

Click here to view all our special 'best of Brum' articles, from the best bars to the best restaurants, things to do in the city and other alternative features.
10 of The Best New Restaurants in Birmingham

10 of The Best New Restaurants in Birmingham

It’s been a difficult year for the hospitality industry, with many businesses closing their doors so it’s especially exciting to hear of new restaurants opening and doing… Read more »

Digbeth Dining Club Take-Over Digbeth Arena August Bank Holiday 2020 review

Digbeth Dining Club Take-Over Digbeth Arena August Bank Holiday 2020 review

Last August Bank Holiday, myself and three guests made a bee-line for the Digbeth Dining Club take-over of Digbeth Arena. Digbeth Dining Club started out life in… Read more »

How A Couple Of Brummies Gave Birth To The World Wide Web!

How A Couple Of Brummies Gave Birth To The World Wide Web!

Birmingham has been the birthplace of some pretty incredible inventions, from the first cotton spinning mill, to perfection and advancement of the steam engine, to the invention… Read more »

Home Deliveries, Food, Drink, Merchandise, Music Streams & Virtual Quizes – Brum is Bubblin’ Hot!

Home Deliveries, Food, Drink, Merchandise, Music Streams & Virtual Quizes – Brum is Bubblin’ Hot!

Come back Brexit all is forgiven (nearly)! With the Coronavirus lock down in full effect, businesses in Brum, the rest of the UK, and most of the… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
Flamin’ Patties Ladypool Rd Review Sept 2020

Flamin’ Patties Ladypool Rd Review Sept 2020

Brum is home to some of the best burgers in the UK, that is a fact no one can argue with. From Original Patty Men to Indico‘s… Read more »

Dishoom Birmingham full review

Dishoom Birmingham full review

Dishoom arrived in Birmingham with terrible timing, just as lockdown was taking place, the grand launch had to be postponed. In fact, some were questioning whether the… Read more »

Digbeth Dining Club Take-Over Digbeth Arena August Bank Holiday 2020 review

Digbeth Dining Club Take-Over Digbeth Arena August Bank Holiday 2020 review

Last August Bank Holiday, myself and three guests made a bee-line for the Digbeth Dining Club take-over of Digbeth Arena. Digbeth Dining Club started out life in… Read more »

The Floodgate Digbeth Review

The Floodgate Digbeth Review

I’d been looking forward to checking out The Floodgate in Digbeth for quite some time, so the August Ban Holiday seemed a perfect opportunity to do just… Read more »

Grapevine Features

New year, new hires at Pearl Comms

New year, new hires at Pearl Comms

Midlands PR firm Pearl Comms has kicked off 2021 with the appointment of two new hires to its growing team. The B2B corporate comms specialist has welcomed… Read more »

Locked Up In Lockdown by Adam (kjw) Kyron

Locked Up In Lockdown by Adam (kjw) Kyron

“Locked up in lock down” is a journey we will go on and look into the effects of the quarantine / lockdown from a different perspective. The… Read more »

Outdoors at The Kingsway – Q & A with Eddie OCallaghan

Outdoors at The Kingsway – Q & A with Eddie OCallaghan

As a Christmas Special, we decided to catch up with local groover and shaker Eddie OCallaghan for a quick interview on his recent hotspot creation down at… Read more »

24-hour walk challenge to raise funds for disabled seven-year-old’s trike

24-hour walk challenge to raise funds for disabled seven-year-old’s trike

A Cardiff woman completed a 26-hour walking challenge to help raise funds for her friend’s seven-year-old son this weekend – the equivalent of walking from Everest base… Read more »