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Saturday Sessions at The Night Owl

Saturday Sessions at The Night Owl

Saturday 8th August: 14:00 – 00:00 Saturday 8th August Unfortunately due to recent government advice there will be no live music. But we will be open from… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List 1 August 2020

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List 1 August 2020

August is here and Pete Steel is back in the chair with another 60 minutes of brilliant Birmingham music broadcasting out to the world, with new entries from: Shai Brides // Gaby… Read more »

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-Opens

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-Opens

#Digbethballers can return to the site ‘full Roxy-style’ on Saturday 1st August, provided they book in advance The ‘home of competitive social gaming’, Roxy Ball Room Birmingham is re-opening on Saturday 1st August for… Read more »

Saturday Sessions with Heart & Sol & The Carlings

Saturday Sessions with Heart & Sol & The Carlings

Saturday 8th August 14:00 – 00:00 Open from 2pm till midnight and the music will be provided by specially curated Night Owl playlists – good music only!… Read more »

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra – Gramophone Award

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra – Gramophone Award

Gramophone magazine – one of classical music’s oldest and most prestigious monthly magazines – has announced the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra as amongst 10 nominated ensembles… Read more »

Here comes The Night Owl with Midnight City Soul (Stripped Back)

Here comes The Night Owl with Midnight City Soul (Stripped Back)

Saturday 1st August: 14:00 – 00:00 Open from 2pm till midnight and the music will be provided by specially curated Night Owl playlists – good music only!… Read more »

Coming Up At Henry’s Botanical Blueshouse

Coming Up At Henry’s Botanical Blueshouse

Since we launched Henry’s Botanical Blueshouse at the start of the month, we’ve had such a good time listening to down home blues in the sunshine each… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List – 25 July 2020

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List – 25 July 2020

As ever, an absolutely jam-packed show bursting with brilliant Brummie tunage. Danny de Reybekill has new music from: DEJA //  Second Cities // Hunger Moon // T8PES // Dinky Music // Mayday // ThisIsElektric // 12omo // Tarju Le’Sano The DopeRes K.I.D PLUS there’s the EXCLUSIVE… Read more »

UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell & Astro Announce The Unprecedented Tour 2021

UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell & Astro Announce The Unprecedented Tour 2021

UB40 featuring Ali Campbell & Astro have announced a run of shows for 2021 – ‘The Unprecedented Tour’ – which will call at some of the biggest… Read more »

Check out this Birmingham restaurant’s innovative way to say safe

Check out this Birmingham restaurant’s innovative way to say safe

Ming Moon, Birmingham’s most popular Asian buffet restaurant, is returning from lockdown with a brand new system to protect the health of customers and staff. The unique… Read more »

Grapevine Features

Alpha Works continues to lift community from afar

Alpha Works continues to lift community from afar

The COVID-19 pandemic has been the wildcard of the year, affecting businesses across all sectors. However, despite the distance, flexible office space Alpha Works, has ensured that… Read more »

COVID-19: Live Music Stars in Plea for Government Help for £4.5bn Sector

COVID-19: Live Music Stars in Plea for Government Help for £4.5bn Sector

• Ed Sheeran, The Rolling Stones, Dua Lipa, Sir Paul McCartney, Skepta, Rita Ora, Coldplay, Eric Clapton, Annie Lennox, Sam Smith, Sir Rod Stewart, Liam Gallagher, Florence… Read more »

Letter to Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden

Letter to Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden

Dear Secretary of State, UK live music has been one of the UK’s biggest social, cultural, and economic successes of the past decade. From world-famous festivals to… Read more »

Why Live Music is instrumental to the recovery of the hospitality industry!

Why Live Music is instrumental to the recovery of the hospitality industry!

Three months in and it is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore the impact that COVID-19 has had on the music industry. Since the UK went into lockdown,… 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.
Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-Opens

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-Opens

#Digbethballers can return to the site ‘full Roxy-style’ on Saturday 1st August, provided they book in advance The ‘home of competitive social gaming’, Roxy Ball Room Birmingham is re-opening on Saturday 1st August for… Read more »

Here comes The Night Owl with Midnight City Soul (Stripped Back)

Here comes The Night Owl with Midnight City Soul (Stripped Back)

Saturday 1st August: 14:00 – 00:00 Open from 2pm till midnight and the music will be provided by specially curated Night Owl playlists – good music only!… Read more »

Check out this Birmingham restaurant’s innovative way to say safe

Check out this Birmingham restaurant’s innovative way to say safe

Ming Moon, Birmingham’s most popular Asian buffet restaurant, is returning from lockdown with a brand new system to protect the health of customers and staff. The unique… Read more »

Long Live The Night Owl!

Long Live The Night Owl!

We’re delighted to announce we are open to the public this SATURDAY 18TH JULY as a bar with table service from 2pm till midnight and the music… 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.
Digbeth: Birmingham’s number one place to live, eat, drink, and shop

Digbeth: Birmingham’s number one place to live, eat, drink, and shop

Are you considering a move to Birmingham? Or do you already live here but are looking for a change of scenery? Then you’re in luck. Digbeth is… 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 »

The Best Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean & Japanese Sushi Restaurants  in Birmingham

The Best Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean & Japanese Sushi Restaurants in Birmingham

Here at Grapevine, we thought we would round up some of the best East and South East Asian cuisine in Birmingham for you, so that you can… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
Rebel Chicken, Pre – Lock Down Review

Rebel Chicken, Pre – Lock Down Review

With Covid kicking off, we thought we’d duck out and get some chicken in as it may be out last chance for a while. We’d heard great… Read more »

The Bull’s Head Brum review

The Bull’s Head Brum review

Thinking of drinking on Broad Street always gives me a little shiver, it’s just not my thing and though I’m no bar snob, I’d always rather opt… Read more »

The Indian Streatery Express review

The Indian Streatery Express review

I arrived a little early and figured (and hoped) the Streatery had a license as I really fancied a beer before eating. Lucky for me they had… Read more »

The Head of Steam menu review

The Head of Steam menu review

Prior to last week, my only taste of any food at The Head of Steam on Temple Street was a bit of pizza at my Christmas gathering,… Read more »

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