Around The Web

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

The wide range of incentives available to bargain hunters in Birmingham

As Christmas approaches, companies and shops in Birmingham are offering consumers a wide variety of offers until the end of December. Hospitality promotions In the hospitality sector,… Read more »

The doors are now open at Yardbirds in Stirchley

The doors are now open at Yardbirds in Stirchley

Since 2018, Birmingham street food traders Yardbirds have been serving up American style buttermilk fried chicken at events across the UK. Their incredible fried chicken has been… Read more »

The King and I at The Alexandra Birmingham from 28 February 2023

Helen George, known to millions for the past decade as Trixie in the hit BBC One series Call The Midwife, will star as Anna Leonowens in a major… Read more »

New Films 25th Nov 2022 by Mike Davies

This column will review films both screening theatrically and/or on various streaming platforms. NEW She Said (15) Depressingly a box office bomb in America, where it seems… Read more »

Dehd to support Dry Cleaning in Birmingham 25 February 2023

Rising Chicago alt-rockers Dehd are set to return to the UK and Ireland next year for a live run supporting post-punk four-piece Dry Cleaning.2022 has been the… Read more »

Comfortable Ways to Manage Your Periods

Your period can be one of the most uncomfortable times of your life. It’s hard to find comfortable clothing, it’s hard to sleep well, and it’s hard… Read more »

The Importance of Using Appropriate Takeout Containers

Imagine the horror of getting cold takeout after waiting for it. Another example would be if you took your coffee to go only to realize that it… Read more »

Top Tips To Help You Choose Perfect Ladies’ Bracelets Every Time

Top Tips To Help You Choose Perfect Ladies’ Bracelets Every Time

Choosing a gift can be difficult. It doesn’t matter how well you think you know someone, when faced with a row of sparkling bracelets you can flounder…. Read more »

Preparing Food For A Large Crowd – 3 Food Safety Tips

Preparing food for a large crowd can be fun and overwhelming at the same time. It’s overwhelming due to the amount of food you have to serve…. Read more »

B’ham Bach Choir – Nine Lessons And Carols, Dec 18, B’ham FREE!

Birmingham Bach Choir return to St. Alban’s Church, Birmingham, on Sunday 18 December for a traditional Christmas service, Nine Lessons And Carols. The popular afternoon service, which is free, features a… Read more »

The Alexandra Birmingham’s Stage Experience 2023 – Bring It On – applications now open

The Alexandra’s Stage Experience is back for its 18th year, with the Birmingham premiere of Bring It On. Rising stars from across the West Midlands will have the chance… Read more »

Steel Magnolias at The Alexandra Birmingham from 21 to 25 March 2023 – casting announced

Steel Magnolias, the hilarious and heart-warming play based on a true story, which enjoyed huge global success in the hit 1989 film adaptation starring Dolly Parton and Julia… Read more »

Showhawk Duo Birmingham gig 27 Nov @ The Mill

Young British musicians Mikhail Asanovic and Jake Wright — known together as The Showhawk Duo —  have dazzled audiences worldwide with their spectacular approach to playing the… Read more »

Why Link Building Is Crucial for Businesses Growth

There is no doubt that businesses today rely on the internet for most of their marketing needs. Whilst there is still a good bit of advertising that… Read more »

Peter Gabriel- 17 June 2023- Utilita Arena Birmingham

Peter Gabriel has announced plans for his 2023 tour across the UK & Europe next spring. The tour marks his first solo shows outside of North America since… Read more »

The Harlem Globetrotters Announce 2023 World Tour

The Harlem Globetrotters 2023 World Tour is coming with game like never before! Your favorite Globetrotter stars are bringing out their amazing basketball skill, outrageous athleticism and… Read more »

Peter Kay Announces Return to Stand-up with First Live Tour in Twelve Years

“It’s good to get back to what I love doing best, stand-up comedy and if there’s ever a time people need a laugh it’s now” “And with… Read more »

Disney 100-The Concert – 6th June 2023 – Resorts World Arena

A brand new concert will tour UK arenas in 2023, in celebration of 100 years of Disney!  Presented in the UK by Senbla and produced by Semmel… Read more »

New Films 18th Nov 2022 by Mike Davies

This column will review films both screening theatrically and/or on various streaming platforms. NEW The Menu (15) Chef Slowick (Ralph Fiennes) runs an exclusive island restaurant called… Read more »

Creating Your Own Eco-Home: Our Top Tips

You have probably been hearing more and more about the latest trend in home building and that would be eco-homes. These are both environmentally friendly and less… Read more »

Marketing lessons from the Birmingham Literature Festival

In this bizarre age, so full of unforeseen events, it can happen that an extraordinarily content-rich event (such as festivals dedicated to literature or film) fails to… Read more »

Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells 50th Anniversary Live in Concert at The Alexandra Birmingham 13 February 2023

To celebrate next year’s 50th anniversary of Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells, the multi-million-selling and multi-award-winning album will be performed live in concert at The Alexandra Birmingham on Monday… Read more »

What Are Some of the Many Uses for Custom Keyrings?

What Are Some of the Many Uses for Custom Keyrings?

There is no doubt that custom keyrings are a great way to promote a car garage or the motor trade in general. Not only do they look… Read more »

How to Complete Home Development Projects Quickly with the Help of Experts

Home development projects are different processes for everyone. Whether you have extensive knowledge about DIY transformation and renovation practices or not, there is arguably still value in… Read more »

Diversity Supernova at The Alexandra Birmingham 17 & 18 November 2023

Britain’s most-successful dance group, Diversity, have announced their brand-new UK and Ireland tour, Supernova. The tour will arrive at The Alexandra Birmingham on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November… Read more »

How can I make extra money from home?

When times are tough, and the cost of living is biting into your take-home, you need another form of income. Consider the benefits of a part-time work-from-home… Read more »

Self-pay private option launches first in the Midlands

Self-Pay private treatment for elective surgery could contribute to clearing the record backlog of NHS patients awaiting treatment, says one healthcare business which is launching a new… Read more »

Dreamgirls at The Alexandra Birmingham from 6 to 31 December 2022

Sonia Friedman Productions’ dazzling, multiple-award winning musical Dreamgirls, has been receiving five-star critical acclaim and standing ovations in cities throughout the U.K. as part of its first ever… Read more »

Deacon Blue- 20 September 2023- Utilita Arena Birmingham

20 September 2023 – Utilita Arena Birmingham Tickets on sale from, 9am Friday 18th November 2022 Thirty-five years since their debut single, Dignity, and millions of… Read more »

Helping Birmingham’s e-Commerce Businesses to Thrive

During this year’s recent International Trade Week, sales businesses based in the Midlands were able to attend an event aimed at helping them to improve global exports through… Read more »

A Comprehensive Guide to Collings Guitars

Collings Guitars are some of the most popular acoustic guitars on the market. They are handmade in the USA and their quality is unparalleled. But what makes… Read more »

Top Nightlife Picks in Birmingham to Explore

Few cities in the UK enjoy the vibrancy of culture that Brum does, and this is nowhere more apparent than when it comes to taking in the… Read more »

Examples of the Patch Types You Can Get Easily Online

In this world of abundant options, you can choose from many types of patches. They are a great way to show off your personality and add style… Read more »

Cleaning London

Cleaning service in London is offered by a huge number of companies and agencies, each of which strives to overtake competitors in terms of price and quality…. Read more »

Tim Vine ‘Breeeep!’ at The Alexandra Birmingham on 1 June 2023

Tim Vine returns with his brand new stand-up show Breeeep!, prompting The Times newspaper to ask: “Is there a more ludicrous comedian in Britain than Tim Vine?” Arriving at The… Read more »

Some of the Best Events That You Can Attend in Philadelphia

If you are in Philadelphia or are a Philadelphian, then you should be scheduling your social calendar for various kinds of events including the world series, the… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions For Businesses In 2023

Heading into a new year, it is always a good idea to set new year’s resolutions for your business. The start of a new year is the… Read more »

5 Tips for Living with Braces

You’ve made the decision to get braces to help straighten your teeth or to correct an underbite or overbite, and that’s a great decision. While braces can… Read more »

Death Drop Back in the Habit at The Alexandra Birmingham 13 – 18 March 2023 – Casting announced

RuPaul’s Drag Race Superstar Jujubee will be joining the cast of Death Drop: Back in Habit UK tour, playing Sister Maria Julie Andrews at The Alexandra, Birmingham from 13… Read more »

Luna Springs Announces Winter Events Schedule

Luna Springs Announces Winter Events Schedule

The Digbeth-based party venue Luna Springs will be hosting a wild Christmas season, with an entertainment line-up including a Mariah vs Buble brunch, Massaoke Christmas and a… Read more »

The Dirty Old Folkers playing 4 nights over Christmas!

The Dirty Old Folkers, we are a folk punk satire cabaret act, with performance at their heart.  A dancing panda, fiddle, accordion & a full musical version… Read more »

New Years cinema event – Andre Rieu in Dublin – coming to Birmingham Cinemas 7th & 8th Jan 2023

Kick off 2023 in style with André Rieu in Dublin – André’s celebratory concert is exclusive to cinemas across the UK and is the only way to start the new year with… Read more »

The Christmas Feast at The Bond Company, Fazeley Street, Digbeth

The Christmas Feast at The Bond Company, Fazeley Street, Digbeth

We are finishing 2022 off with a bang, returning to a beloved venue, for our final event of the year…  THE CHRISTMAS FEAST  So you better wrap… Read more »

How To Know If CBD Capsules Are Of Premium Quality?

How To Know If CBD Capsules Are Of Premium Quality?

In today’s world, the popularity of CBD capsules is increasing day by day due to their convenience and ease of use. Since they are more convenient than… Read more »

Vital Signs – complex networks, meshes and entanglements in a new solo show from artist Judith Alder

Judith Alder’s Vital Signs reflects the milieu of science fact, science fiction, and some of life’s big questions; ‘where we come from and what we’re made of, and what… Read more »

6 Best Tricks to Win Your Next Word With Friends Game

Word With Friends is all fun and loving until your opponent starts getting better of you, and you also turn on the competitive mode. You can feel… Read more »

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel at The Alexandra Birmingham – casting announced

Simon Friend Entertainment is delighted to announce the full cast for Deborah Moggach’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel which opens at The Alexandra Birmingham on 21 February 2023. Joining… Read more »

Taking out a bad credit loan from a trusted provider

In March 2020, the world changed forever, a pandemic left no country or island on earth untouched by Coronavirus. Many people were left out of work, or… Read more »

6 Tips to Make Your Home More Welcoming to Guests

Have you ever been over to a friend’s or family’s house and instantly felt relaxed and welcome? It doesn’t even have to be someone you know very… Read more »

New Films 4th Nov 2022 by Mike Davies

This column will review films both screening theatrically and/or on various streaming platforms. NEW Living (12A) An English language remake of Kurosawa’s 1952 masterpiece Ikiru about a… Read more »