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Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 16

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 16

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW I Care A Lot (15)… Read more »

This Aint No April Fools.. We Are Back Baby 12.04.21

This Aint No April Fools.. We Are Back Baby 12.04.21

Bookings Open At Last What a crazy 12 months it has been Birmingham! – The team at Floodgate Towers has been awaiting the Prime minister’s announcement with… Read more »

Filmwire February and March 2021

Filmwire February and March 2021

As we continue to doggy-paddle our way towards spring and (we hope) better times ahead, thanks are due to all those beavering away to bring us high-quality… Read more »

Restorative Rituals: Connecting Through Light

Restorative Rituals: Connecting Through Light

Highbury Orchard Community is very pleased to announce its successful funding application to The National Lottery Community Fund for the project, Restorative Rituals, connecting through light! This is… Read more »

Overhear Proudly Partners Highbury Community Orchard Free Plant-A-Poem Workshops

Overhear Proudly Partners Highbury Community Orchard Free Plant-A-Poem Workshops

Overhear is delighted to announce a partnership with Highbury Community Orchard to present two free family friendly workshops of growing, grafting and foraging poems, guided over Zoom… Read more »

Fine dining meets street food at The Old Crown

Fine dining meets street food at The Old Crown

Artisan Street Kitchen has paired up with Birmingham’s oldest and award winning pub, The Old Crown, to bring you five of the Midland’s best Michelin star chefs… Read more »

2 new HE colleges to open in Birmingham this year

2 new HE colleges to open in Birmingham this year

The BIMM group is opening two new colleges in Birmingham this year to meet the spectacular demand for industry-ready graduates in the creative sector. Screen and Film… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 20 February

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 20 February

It’s another 60 minutes of beautiful Birmingham music with Danny de Reybekill introducing brand new tunage from: Renny Jackson // Stone Foundation // T8PES // RISCAS // Lyon Tide // Overpass. // The Line Managers There’s another track from our… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 16

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 16

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Malcolm and Marie (15) While… Read more »

Local charity needs old bikes for refugees donated this weekend

Local charity needs old bikes for refugees donated this weekend

A small Birmingham charity needs your help! The Bike Project donates second-hand bikes to refugees, who are required to live on £37.75 a week and are not… Read more »

Food & Drink News

Click to view all the latest news on food and drink in Birmingham. From new bar and restaurant launches to foodie events, tasting sessions, press releases, reviews and more.
This Aint No April Fools.. We Are Back Baby 12.04.21

This Aint No April Fools.. We Are Back Baby 12.04.21

Bookings Open At Last What a crazy 12 months it has been Birmingham! – The team at Floodgate Towers has been awaiting the Prime minister’s announcement with… Read more »

Fine dining meets street food at The Old Crown

Fine dining meets street food at The Old Crown

Artisan Street Kitchen has paired up with Birmingham’s oldest and award winning pub, The Old Crown, to bring you five of the Midland’s best Michelin star chefs… Read more »

Bigfoot craft beer music festival headlined by Primal Scream and Hot Chip Megamix

Bigfoot craft beer music festival headlined by Primal Scream and Hot Chip Megamix

THE UK’S FIRST CRAFT BEER MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES HEADLINERS PRIMAL SCREAM AND HOT CHIP MEGAMIX FAT WHITE FAMILY, MARIBOU STATE (DJ), BAXTER DURY, GERD JANSON & MORE… Read more »

Planning To Make Your Own Wine? Here Are The Things You Need To Get First

Planning To Make Your Own Wine? Here Are The Things You Need To Get First

After tasting different wines, you probably would want to make your wine at home. Making wine is not a complicated process. You only need to have the… 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

West Midlands reaction to HM Treasury FinTech review

West Midlands reaction to HM Treasury FinTech review

An independent review has set out a plan for the UK to retain its global leadership in fintech by helping the country’s financial technology firms to scale… Read more »

2 new HE colleges to open in Birmingham this year

2 new HE colleges to open in Birmingham this year

The BIMM group is opening two new colleges in Birmingham this year to meet the spectacular demand for industry-ready graduates in the creative sector. Screen and Film… Read more »

Accelerating the West Midlands’ tech revolution in professional services

Accelerating the West Midlands’ tech revolution in professional services

Generating £27.8 billion gross value added annually, and employing more than 360,000 people, the West Midlands is the UK’s largest centre for business, professional and financial services… Read more »

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 »