Around The Web

A general mixture of informative posts from around the web and some local to the West Midlands also.

7 Life Hacks for Living with ADHD

Living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can present unique challenges for those dealing with it and the loved ones trying to support them. From struggling with… Read more »

CODE Hospitality announces winners of Hospitality’s Women of the Year List

Overall winner, the Woman of the Year award was presented to Samyukta Nair. As CEO of LSL Capital, Nair is the name behind leading Indian restaurants Jamavar and… Read more »

Selfridges Celebrates Easter at Selfridges Birmingham

As fields begin bursting with blooms, Selfridges Celebrates the return of Easter and all the treats the season brings. From family fun to delicious food, this year,… Read more »

The 5 Most Popular Games in English Culture Revealed

The 5 Most Popular Games in English Culture Revealed

Games are a huge part of the English culture. They are an opportunity for families to bond and friends to unite. Whether it’s traditional games that require… Read more »

Preventing Employees’ Burnout: 8 Things You Can Do

The condition of employee burnout is very disturbing in many aspects, whether it’s for the individual or the company where they work. This is because burnout will… Read more »

Icons of British music The Hollies announce a UK tour for 2023

Icons of British music, The Hollies, have announced a UK tour for 2023, celebrating embarking upon their 7th decade as a band.   The Hollies have been… Read more »

Flatpack Fes 2023 inc live Ukrainian musicians at Moseley Road Baths

Festival dates: Tues 16 May to Sun 21 May 2023 Tickets on sale: Tuesday 28 March  Flatpack Festival announces 2023 programme with special events including Soviet/Ukrainian film ‘In… Read more »

Chemical Brothers – Utilita Arena Birmingham – 4th November

The Chemical Brothers have announced a series of UK arena dates for this autumn. The band will bring their globally renowned live show to Utilita Arena Birmingham on… Read more »

Ricky Gervais – Utilita Arena Birmingham – 4th September

Award-winning comedian, actor, writer, and director Ricky Gervais has announced a Birmingham date for his Armageddon tour. Produced by Live Nation, tickets for Ricky Gervais: Armageddon at Utilita Arena Birmingham will… Read more »


Today, Christine and the Queens announces the UK and European dates for the PARANOÏA, ANGELS, TRUE LOVE tour 2023.  Tickets are available for pre-sale this Thursday 30 March at… Read more »

Sky and Utilita Arena Birmingham announce brand-new VIP lounge

Sky is rolling out a new VIP lounge experience, giving more Sky customers VIP access and star treatment closer to home – and it’s coming to Birmingham…. Read more »

2 Cookie Recipes for You and Your Kids to Try This Spring

Does your little one have a burgeoning interest in baking? Are you trying to foster that interest with something fun and fascinating that you can do with… Read more »

6 Science-backed Ways to Manage Anxiety at Home

Anxiety is a common mental health condition and can profoundly affect your life. It can interfere with work performance, relationships and overall quality of life. Unfortunately, not… Read more »

Understanding Your Pain and How to Live with It

Living with pain can feel like a daunting but necessary challenge. Knowing your pain and why it exists is critical to successfully overcoming it. The goal of… Read more »

ERIC BIBB – Releases ‘Ridin” Album and comes to Brum this May

Blues legend ERIC BIBB has today released his critically acclaimed new album ‘Ridin’‘, shortly ahead of an extensive headline tour of the UK and Ireland – tickets. … Read more »

New Films 24th March 2023 by Mike Davies

This column will review films both screening theatrically and/or on various streaming platforms. NEW John Wick : Chapter 4 (15) Spin-offs and prequel appearances notwithstanding, the emotional… Read more »

Concert for Ukraine hosted at Resorts World Arena nominated for two BAFTA Awards

Hosted at Resorts World Arena on the 29th March 2022, the two-hour live spectacular raised over £13.4 million in funds for the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. The show… Read more »

Get lost in the whimsical world of The Lost & Found this Easter weekend

Get lost in the whimsical world of The Lost & Found this Easter weekend with a cracking menu of treats to celebrate with friends and family. Available… Read more »

Lifted UK tour to visit Birmingham with upcoming R&B artists including local talent Annatoria

The UK’s brightest gospel, R&B and rap stars are taking to the road for an upcoming tour this May.  Artists on the-rise Annatoria, Asha Elia, and Still… Read more »

Brum bartender community unites to save a fellow bar owner from closure

The best of Birmingham’s bartenders have joined forces to help keep a popular Jewellery Quarter bar open after a health disaster struck its owner. When Amanjot Singh… Read more »

ITV’s Chasers are coming to Birmingham to test your quizzing skills!

This April, Birmingham’s oldest pub, The Old Crown, will be playing host to stars of the hit ITV quiz show, The Chase! Shaun Wallace (AKA The Dark… Read more »

Passionate Pilgrim at Ikon

MELATI SURYODARMO: PASSIONATE PILGRIM17 May – 3 September 2023Ikon Gallery, BirminghamFree entry. Open Weds-Sun, 11am-5pm This summer, Ikon becomes home to a major exhibition of ground-breaking performance… Read more »

Tapeworms – French trio announce BIRMINGHAM show this May

Genre-bending French band – TAPEWORMS – have returned with a new single “IRL”, ahead of a recently announced UK tour this May.  STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD HERE ||… Read more »

10 Workout Essentials That Will Get You Fit in No Time!

This year is the year where we all tend to think about our health and fitness, especially after two to three years of staying at home under… Read more »

His Lordship at Night Owl in Birmingham on April 8th

Rock ‘n’ roll duo HIS LORDSHIP have announced a UK headline tour for Spring 2023. Kicking off in Bristol on 29 March and stopping off in twelve cities along the way,… Read more »

Mostly Jazz Festival Final line-up news – Fred Wesley & Craig Charles added!

Music legend Fred Wesley and ‘Maestro of Funk’ DJ Craig Charles are the latest big name additions to Mostly Jazz Funk and Soul Festival (Friday 7 to Sunday 9 July 2023,… Read more »

How to Properly Maintain your Wheelchair to Prevent Injury

Wheelchairs are an essential mobility aid for individuals with limited movement due to injuries, disabilities, or illnesses. Whether it is a manual or powered wheelchair, it is… Read more »

A Guide To External Sources Of Finance in Business

Businesses need to seek various forms of external finance in order to create growth and make investments. This article is a guide to some of the most… Read more »

Australian Lottery Guide

Australia is a country that conveniently positions itself to be the centre of attraction. Whether it is online scratchies australia, lotto, card games, racing, or pokies, over… Read more »

What to look for in Melbourne’s top luxury hotels

Melbourne, the coastal capital of the state of Victoria, is known for its vibrant culture, arts scene, and fantastic food. It’s also home to some of Australia’s… Read more »

How To Choose the Right Career Path for You

How To Choose the Right Career Path for You

Do you know what you want to do with your life? More importantly, do you know what you want to do for a living? If you’re still… Read more »

Gritty dance-theatre show DROWNTOWN tour extends into May 2023 – with date at Birmingham MAC

Double National Dance Awards nominated Rhiannon Faith Company new show visits venues across the UK to hold a tender and honest mirror to a society at tipping… Read more »

Be Inclusive Hospitality to launch in Birmingham on Monday 24th April

Be Inclusive Hospitality, founded by award-winning Birmingham-born hospitality veteran Lorraine Copes to launch in Birmingham on Monday 24th April at the Grand Hotel. The not-for-profit and social… Read more »

Segweh Sound take on a new residency at the Rainbow Pub

Ahead of their headline show supporting David Rodigan at Crooked House Festival. DJ Duo Magoo & Wayne Chambers aka Segweh Sound take on a new residency at the… Read more »

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Two Year Break play Scruffy Murphy’s 30th March

Two Year Break are playing in Brum. The dynamic and fresh 4-piece from Essex received praise for their self-released debut album ‘Do You Wanna Find Love?’ (2021),… Read more »

New Films 17th March 2023 by Mike Davies

This column will review films both screening theatrically and/or on various streaming platforms. NEW Shazam! Fury Of The Gods (12A) Making the familiar mistake of assuming sequels… Read more »

Spring 2023 with Gulp!

Spring 2023 with Gulp!

ASTE, TOUCH AND SMELL! with Royal Museum of Worcester March to November 2023 I’ve recently begun a commission with the Royal Museum of Worcester which holds an incredible  collection of… Read more »

10 Natural Alternatives to Treating ADHD

ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, can be challenging to manage. Whether you are looking for ways to help yourself, your child, or someone close to you… Read more »

Birmingham Education Partnership: How to Get Higher Education Abroad

Education in Birmingham is highly diverse. There is a wide range of educational institutions offering programs to students of all ages. The city is home to 20… Read more »

Birmingham Film & TV Market 2023

Submissions are now open for the third edition of the Birmingham Film & TV Market! A one day pitch and market event, the BFTM links emerging producers… Read more »

Joshua Buatsi headlines at the Resorts World Arena

Witness a night of ‘Crowning Glory’ as new major signing Joshua Buatsi headlines at the Resorts World Arena  Tickets on sale soon  Buatsi will fight on May… Read more »

Candlelight 100 Years of Warner Bros. Celebrates a Century of Iconic Classics from the Most Renowned Franchises in Birmingham

In celebration of Warner Bros. Studios’ 100th anniversary, Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment and Fever, the leading entertainment discovery platform, are proud to launch in Birmingham… Read more »

Dough-nut panic, you can now order a Simpson’s inspired doughnut, BURGER!

Dentists look away now! A new, limited edition Simpson’s inspired doughnut burger combines sweet, spice, and all things nice this Spring. A new brand collaboration between burger… Read more »

Tunde – The Voice of The Lighthouse Family – Announces UK Tour 2023 including Birmingham date

Singer-Songwriter Tunde, the iconic voice of the multi-platinum selling Lighthouse Family, has announced a UK tour through May & June. The singer will be performing Lighthouse Family… Read more »

Kratom Tincture Vs. Extract: How Do They Differ In Their Usage Methods?

Are you familiar with the alternative herbal Kratom? If so, then you might be curious to learn more about two of its primary forms – tinctures and… Read more »

Home Improvement Ideas You Can Try This 2023

You should know what the current interior design and construction trends entail if you plan a home renovation for 2023 or later. The items on this list… Read more »

The Digbeth Estate (Oval Real Estate) has re-launched The Bond on Fazeley Street, Digbeth

The Digbeth Estate (Oval Real Estate) has re-launched The Bond on Fazeley Street, Digbeth

The Digbeth Estate (Oval Real Estate) has re-launched The Bond on Fazeley Street, Digbeth  The £18million facility will become a focal point for television, film and all… Read more »

IST IST – Return to BIRMINGHAM this April & Release New Single

With their upcoming third album fast approaching, IST IST are pleased to unveil the latest track to be cut from the record: “Nothing More Nothing Less”.  Chiming… Read more »

Where To Use Neon Red Aesthetic Signs

Red neon aesthetic signs are often tricky to use because “red” signifies a lot of things to different people. However, when installed in the right spot, a… Read more »