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Planning for an unforgettable summer

As the days grow longer and the temperature starts to rise, you may be starting to plan the perfect summer for you and your family. This might… Read more »

Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum To Reopen In May

Birmingham Museums Trust today announces plans to reopen Thinktank, welcoming visitors back to the award-winning science museum for the first time since closing in March 2020. Visitors… Read more »

Gambling in the UK along the years

Gambling is a very popular and lucrative hobby all around the world, and the United Kingdom is not an exception. Great Britain nowadays is home to over… Read more »

Should You Wear Colored Contacts & Should You Buy Them Online?

During one of your lazy Sundays that you probably spend scrolling through social media and reading all kinds of different stuff online, you have come across colored… Read more »

The Prodigy Star and Dan Pearce launch Art, Film and Music Project

The Prodigy frontman and artist, Maxim and mixed-media artist, Dan Pearce have collaborated on the powerful and poignant, pandemic Hope project, which will see the May 20 launch of 50 limited edition sculptures, containing an exclusive, four-track Maxim… Read more »

Top 5 Benefits of Vinyl Banner for Your Business

Business owners advertise about their brands throughout many digital platforms but banners are one of the best substitutes to reach the audience. Do you know what a… Read more »

How To Make Your Birmingham Rental Property A Successful Investment

Birmingham, England is a thriving city in the West Midlands region. The former manufacturing powerhouse is now home to over 1 million people, a trendy cafe and… Read more »

5 Reasons Why Protecting Your Skin is Important

Men and women have heard it time and again: “Protect your skin!” Some people have followed this advice religiously, while others have steered away from their skincare… Read more »

Places in Birmingham you have to visit when travelling to the UK

England is one of the most visited countries in the world. When it comes to the most well-known tourist destinations around the planet, the UK sure knows… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List 10 April

Danny de Reybekill is stewarding your runners and riders on this week’s OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List There’s great new music from: Katherine Priddy // The VCR // Eloise Fabbri x David Williams // North Parade // Icey… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 23

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Sound of Metal (15) Riz… Read more »

The Most Common Causes of Road Accidents

According to the World Health Organization, about 1.35 million people succumb to road traffic crashes every year. In addition, vulnerable road users like, cyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians… Read more »

The Kingsway gearing up for reopening April and May

The Kingsway gearing up for reopening April and May

Over at the Kingsway, the team are planning on taking everything very gently in April/May and until the regulations finally relax. They will be bringing back the weekend… Read more »

Yoga Mat Cleaning How To Find Essential Oils Products

If you want to find the best way to clean your yoga mat, you might want to consider adding essential oils to the mix. Yes, you have… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List 3 April

This Easter weekend Danny de Reybekill is hatching some eggs-ellent new local tunes on the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List. On this week’s show: Vital // The Clause // Stella Music // Darcy Holmes // YIKES featuring Geoff Rickly There’s a track… Read more »

Birmingham Museums Trust receives £820,841 from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Birmingham Museums Trust has received a grant of £820,841 from the second round of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund helping to ensure the independent charity… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 22

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW The Mauritanian (15) On Nov… Read more »

Ways to Style Your Ethnic Wear

Ways to Style Your Ethnic Wear

Are you bored of wearing those prim and proper shirts and trousers to work every day? How about transforming and tweaking your ethnic wear into gorgeous festive… Read more »

How pre-owned watches aren’t as bad as you think

How pre-owned watches aren’t as bad as you think

What’s missing? It is an obvious question, once you have picked up a beautiful piece of jewellery, an appealing dress and a matching pair of shoes.  Well,… Read more »

Popular home extension ideas for 2021

Not all home extensions are created equal, so prices can vary wildly from one instance to another. For example, a large-scale extension of 25 square metres can… Read more »

What questions should you ask an exterminator?

What questions should you ask an exterminator?

Do you currently suffer from a pest infestation problem? Do you have rats wreaking havoc in your kitchen? You should immediately call professional pest exterminators and deal… Read more »

What do Brits spend per year on car maintenance?

With society starting to open up, it’s likely that cars will become key parts of more people’s lives once more. The roadmap to leaving lockdown has been… Read more »

Why Brits Are Choosing CBD Oil For Their Dogs

Everyone knows that dogs are part of the family. It’s because of that why Brit dog owners are getting more and more into CBD oil for dogs…. Read more »

Newly refurbished private space for hire at Actress and Bishop

Newly refurbished private space for hire at Actress and Bishop

The Actress & Bishop offers a newly refurbished private space available for hire, catering for special occasions and corporate events. The multi functional room boasts a private… Read more »

Explore The Night Sky and Step Back In Time This Easter With Birmingham Museums

Easter is just around the corner and parents desperate for things to keep their kids entertained will be thrilled to hear that Birmingham Museums has plenty to… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List with Pete Steel 27 March

The clocks may have gone forward but we’ve still got an hour of the best new Birmingham music for you. Clocking in this week is Pete Steel who will… Read more »

How to Design a Workout Space that will Help your Mind and Body

Working out is the most important of our hectic lives. Not only it keeps us fit and healthy but also keeps us refreshed and relaxed. However, in… Read more »

The Ideal Qualities and Features To Look For When Buying A New Toilet

Your toilet is undoubtedly one of the most important items in your home. It might be as beautiful and as new but if it’s not water-efficient and… Read more »

How to Get the Most Out of Living in Birmingham

Birmingham is often forgotten when talking about the UK’s greatest cities, but it certainly should not be. As the UK’s second-biggest city, there is little chance that… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 21

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Ammonite (15) As any amateur… Read more »

10cc – The Ultimate Greatest Hits Tour – March/April 2022

TICKETS ON SALE:FRIDAY 26TH MARCH 2021 10cc have announced a new UK tour for 2022, where they will celebrate the hits which have seen them recognised as… Read more »

New Outdoor Moonlight Cinema comes to Digbeth

The Adventure Bar Group, the company behind venues such as Tonight Josephine, Adventure Bar, Blame Gloria, Bar Elba and The Escapologist, has revealed plans to launch an… Read more »

Birmingham Museums’ New Online Shop Celebrates The Best of Brum

Birmingham Museums’ new online shop is set to celebrate the best of Brum with a unique range of products created by the very best local independent makers… Read more »

Why Do Workers Dream About Being Unprepared for a Task?

Dreams are difficult things to interpret. The science on what they really mean isn’t settled – in fact, the scientists can’t even agree on what function they… Read more »

Staycation Checklist To Keep In Mind

Once you’re ready to plan a staycation, it is essential that you’re as organized and well prepared as possible. So, we will now look at a quick… Read more »

Ikon for Artists: Art Sale 17 – 31 May 2021

On Monday 17 May Ikon reopens after lockdown*, devoting its galleries to an exhibition of artworks for sale by over 250 Birmingham artists. Submitted through an open… Read more »

Greek-inspired street food company launching brand new restaurant Kouzina at Selfridges

Greek-inspired street food company launching brand new restaurant Kouzina at Selfridges

A Greek-inspired street food company will be launching brand new restaurant Kouzina at Selfridges Birmingham once lockdown restrictions on hospitality are lifted. From Street Kitchen Brothers, a… Read more »

The Clause Time of Our Lives March 26th 2021

Time Of Our Lives is an anthem for this freak era, the year that never was, and the anticipation of breaking free from the viral chains which… Read more »

Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Kitchen Disco Tour Rescheduled to 2022

Following on from the announcement of the 4-step plan to ease lockdown in England, Sophie Ellis-Bextor has rescheduled her Kitchen Disco Tour, originally scheduled for May 2021,… Read more »

Bingo bagged me the big bucks! Will you be next?

When you think of Bingo, you might not imagine leaving that musty old hall with much more than pocket change but, in a time where online gaming… Read more »

The essential pre-holiday checklist for your home

It is holiday time! You have waited a serious amount of time for this monumental moment. The getaway! The time away from work! The all-inclusive bar and… Read more »

Art Competition asks Young People to Celebrate Nature and the Environment

Birmingham Museums Trust is launching its annual art competition aimed at celebrating the creativity and imagination of young people across Birmingham and the West Midlands. Now in… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List 20 March

On the first day of Spring Pete Steel is tending to the newest music blossoming in and around Birmingham. On this week’s stacked show he has music from: TrueMendous featuring Kofi… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 20

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Judas and the Black Messiah… Read more »

Top Tips to Help You Drift Off to Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to your wellbeing, but sometimes this doesn’t always happen. There are plenty of things that can keep you tossing and… Read more »

Everything You Need For A Great Night In Lockdown

As the conversation on the weekly Zoom call becomes stagnant, and you’ve completed just about every online pub quiz you could possibly do, the end of lockdown… Read more »

Why Birmingham is the Place to Be

Birmingham has long been one of the most popular cities in the country, but what is it exactly that makes Brum so special? While it might not… Read more »

What are the top hospitality workwear trends of 2021?

What are the top hospitality workwear trends of 2021?

With most of the hospitality industry in complete lockdown and unable to trade through most of 2020, it’s fair to say the year was a write-off in… Read more »

Birmingham Museums on Demand Releases Fascinating Stories for March and April

Birmingham Museums on Demand Releases Fascinating Stories for March and April

Birmingham Museums has today announced the captivating stories to be included in its digital content packages for March and April. From the Pre-Raphaelites to Tolkien and Constable… Read more »

West Midlands becomes the first region globally to invest in no-code

The West Midlands has become the first region globally to invest in latest ‘no-code’ technology to help drive economic growth. SuperTech, a collaboration between some of the… Read more »