Around The Web

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

Luvme Hair Parting Max Glueless Wig With Breathable Wig Cap

Luvme Hair Parting Max Glueless Wig With Breathable Wig Cap

Finding a parting max glueless wig that combines style, comfort, and practicality can be challenging. The right wig should look great and feel comfortable when worn for… Read more »

Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul 2024 Festival Review

Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul 2024 Festival Review

It’s been a couple of years since I last spent the weekend at Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul in Moseley Park. Prior to that I’d been involved… Read more »

F1 ARCADE SERVES UP FREE ICE-CREAM IN BIRMINGHAM

The F1® experience venue, will be handing out free ice cream samples, on Sunday 21st July, to celebrate National Ice Cream Day  In celebration of National Ice… Read more »

One Week Until Titanic Exhibition Opens at the NEC Birmingham

Taking place at the NEC from 27th July to 25th August, the exhibition features genuine artefacts from the Titanic shown alongside an immersive VR experience, interactive activities… Read more »

SABRINA CARPENTER – UTILITA ARENA BIRMINGHAM – 6TH MARCH 2025

Sabrina Carpenter has today announced the UK/European leg of her wildly-anticipated Short n’ Sweet Tour. Including Utilita Arena Birmingham on the 6th March 2025 – Short n’ Sweet Tour kicks off this September, with… Read more »

Bonuses vs Free Spins: Which Is More Beneficial for Players at Seastar Casino?

Bonuses vs Free Spins: Which Is More Beneficial for Players at Seastar Casino?

Free spins and bonuses are two of the major currencies casinos use in these bids. So, how do these two offers compare to players on https://seastarcazino.com/? And which… Read more »

8 Strategies for Liquidity Provision in the Digital Asset Markets

Image Source Effective liquidity provision is fundamental to ensuring both market stability and efficiency within digital asset markets. It allows for smooth trading activities, minimizes price volatility,… Read more »

Nightlife fun in Birmingham

Nightlife fun in Birmingham

Some say life truly begins after the sun sets. If you are one of those people, then you’ll surely find something fun to do in Birmingham. As… Read more »

New £3m Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity Appeal Announced To Transform Entrance

Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity was joined by patient mum, Liz Hession, from Wellesbourne, today, at the launch of a new £3m appeal – It Starts Here –… Read more »

Art at HMP Grendon – Artist in Residence: Simon Harris

Ikon is pleased to announce the continuation of Art at HMP Grendon, its artist residency at HMP Grendon, Buckinghamshire, for another three years (2024 – 2026). The… Read more »

Lead Cast Announced for HERE & NOW – The Steps Musical

The producers of the brand new musical HERE & NOW, presented by UK pop sensation, Steps, are delighted to announce the lead cast joining the production. Rebecca Lock will… Read more »

COURTEENERS – UTILITA ARENA BIRMINGHAM – 23RD NOVEMBER 2024

Following the release of a new single Solitude Of The Night Bus, and news of their forthcoming seventh album Pink Cactus Café, Courteeners have announced details of an autumn… Read more »

New Films 17th July 2024 by Mike Davies

This column will review films both screening theatrically and/or on various streaming platforms. FILM OF THE WEEK Twisters (12A) Five years after two of her friends and… Read more »

Plant a free Woodland Trust tree in the West Midlands for your school, sports club or community group and help fight the climate and nature crisis

All sorts of community groups in your patch (Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire) have been taking advantage of the Woodland Trust’s free trees scheme.  With tree planting statistics only recently published… Read more »

Artists take over Solihull gallery for new exhibition

The Courtyard Gallery at The Core, Solihull will be ‘taken over’ by ten local artists from Monday 29 July to Saturday 10 August, as part of a new exhibition…. Read more »

RBSA Gallery to host exhibition of never before seen works by photorealist John Salt (1937 – 2021)

John Salt – Paintings will offer visitors to the RBSA Gallery in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter a rare opportunity to see the remarkable work of distinguished Birmingham born and trained… Read more »

Local Businesses Compete in Dragon Boats to Raise Over £250,000 for Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity

Forty-nine teams from businesses across the West Midlands took to the canal at Mailbox Birmingham last weekend (28-29 June) raising over £250,000 as part of Birmingham Women’s… Read more »

Birmingham-Based Nicotine Pouches Off to A Big Start!

Birmingham-Based Nicotine Pouches Off to A Big Start!

There’s a new player in town when it comes to alternatives for smokers looking to quit cigarettes. Meet Prime Nic Pouches – the leading online retailer of… Read more »

Here’s How Instructional Design Enhances Modern Teaching Methods

Education is a dynamic field, continuously adapting to the needs of a diverse student population and the rapid pace of technological change. At the forefront of this… Read more »

Enhancing Educational Equity Through Social Work Advocacy

Photo by Ben Mullins on Unsplash Educational equity means ensuring that all students have access to the resources, opportunities, and support they need to succeed academically, regardless… Read more »

Рейтинг покер румов: особенности выбора и составления

Рейтинг покер румов: особенности выбора и составления

Выбирать покерную комнату в 2024 не так просто, если не использовать рейтинг онлайн покер румов. Проблемы возникают из-за большого количества площадок с самыми разнообразными условиями. Предлагаем узнать,… Read more »

Cast Announced for The Alexandra’s 19th Stage Experience production, The Sound of Music

The Alexandra, Birmingham will once again welcome talented performers to tread the boards in one of the world’s most treasured musicals this summer. The Sound of Music was the final collaboration… Read more »

Brum ROCKED! Birmingham’s biggest band rocked out at Forum Birmingham 

Misfits Music Foundation’s 14month Brum Rocks project culminated in Birmingham’s biggest rock band on Sunday 14 July at Forum Birmingham with 400 musicians, singers, audience members coming… Read more »

Birmingham Comedy Festival line-up announcement! 

Birmingham Comedy Festival is back this autumn featuring some of the biggest names in stand-up alongside the cream of the West Midlands comedy scene. Running from Friday… Read more »

BIRMINGHAM JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE AN AMAZING NON STOP 40 YEARS

In the 10 days from July 19th to 28th The Birmingham Jazz & Blues Festival will celebrate its 40th consecutive year of bringing the finest and most… Read more »

When Does Your Home Business Need Safety Procedures in Place?

When Does Your Home Business Need Safety Procedures in Place?

Statistics show that in 2024, as many as 14% of all workers are remote. If you have a business that you run from your home, your garage,… Read more »

KIDS EAT FOR FREE AT F1 ARCADE THIS SUMMER

F1® Arcade, will be offering free meals for children throughout the summer holidays.  The world’s first F1® experience venue will run the promotion Mondays – Fridays from… Read more »

THE REP CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR NEW MUSICAL BECOMING NANCY – UK PREMIERE

Birmingham Repannounced casting for Becoming Nancy, the UK premiere of a new musical directed and choreographed by the Tony Award-winning Jerry Mitchell.  Performances begin on Wednesday 2 October 2024 – Saturday 2… Read more »

Greatest Disco show on earth steams into Birmingham’s O2 Institute’ Venue

The Greatest Disco show on earth steams into `Birmingham’s O2 Institute’ Venue which will see Brutus Gold Love Train perform a headline show on Saturday 28th September… Read more »

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter star shines at industry ‘Oscars’

A leading Birmingham jeweller has won one of the most prestigious national industry awards. Sonny’s Jewellers took home ‘Jewellery Retailer of the Year (five stores or fewer)’… Read more »

Dumpling Room by Blow Water is taking over Birmingham’s highest rooftop bar & private members club SAT 27th July

Dumpling Room Rooftop Edition II by Blow Water is taking over Birmingham’s highest rooftop bar & private members club @eighteenclubspace Blow Water are back this summer in Birmingham… Read more »

Exploring Modern Lifestyle Choices in Birmingham: Trends and Innovations

Image Credits Birmingham is the second-largest city in the UK. According to the World Population Review, its total population is over 2,684,807, and 42 per cent come… Read more »

Postcards from the streets – supporting Birmingham’s most vulnerable people 

It’s a sad truth that while Christmas often inspires acts of kindness towards vulnerable people, the same cannot always be said for the months when the weather… Read more »

Enchanting Grand Hotel launches family afternoon tea events fit for a princess

The iconic Grand Hotel in Birmingham is set to sprinkle some magic next month having launched a series of character themed afternoon tea events for younger guests… Read more »

That was MOSTLY JAZZ FESTIVAL – pix from festival + Euros Fanzone 

Packed Birmingham festival enjoys crowd-pleasing sets from Kool & The Gang, Leftfield and more (despite the footy result). 2025 tickets on sale now – limited discount available.This… Read more »

Top LEGO Motorcycle Kits for Thrill-Seeking Builders

Top LEGO Motorcycle Kits for Thrill-Seeking Builders

Motorcycle enthusiasts and LEGO fans alike will find immense joy and excitement in constructing LEGO motorcycle kits. These sets are not just toys; they’re building challenges that… Read more »

Maximize Savings with Bountii’s Innovative Coupon Strategies

Maximize Savings with Bountii’s Innovative Coupon Strategies

Are you trying to maximize your savings? Bountii provides innovative coupon strategies that enable you to stretch your budget further. Tired of finding expired or irrelevant coupons?… Read more »

New Films 12th July 2024 by Mike Davies

This column will review films both screening theatrically and/or on various streaming platforms. FILM OF THE WEEK Longlegs (15) As the son of Psycho’s Anthony Perkins writer-director… Read more »

Local Businesses Compete in Dragon Boats to Raise Over £250,000 for Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity

Forty-nine teams from businesses across the West Midlands took to the canal at Mailbox Birmingham last weekend (28-29 June) raising over £250,000 as part of Birmingham Women’s… Read more »

Top Tips for Planning a Stress-Free Hen Party

Top Tips for Planning a Stress-Free Hen Party

The prospect of a hen party can be a tad intimidating, but with the right approach, it can also be an incredibly fun and rewarding experience. Here… Read more »

How to make a trip memorable with your pets?

How to make a trip memorable with your pets?

Have you ever imagined yourself and your dog enjoying a gorgeous mountain view or watching the sunset over the sea while your pet is at your side?… Read more »

The Evolution of AI in Stock Trading: From Simple Algorithms to Advanced AI Systems

The Evolution of AI in Stock Trading: From Simple Algorithms to Advanced AI Systems

Stock trading underwent drastic changes with the advent of AI-enabled algorithms, and the industry is estimated to reach $50.4 billion by 2023. As AI-enhanced trading promises big… Read more »

Fever partners with Netflix to bring exclusive Bridgerton Candlelight Concert to Birmingham

Netflix, Shondaland, and Fever have partnered to bring an exclusive Bridgerton-themed Candlelight Concert series to Birmingham! This unique live multi-sensory musical experience will light up the Birmingham Cathedral with thousands… Read more »

Two weeks to go till the first Heath Comedy Fest!

It’s just two weeks until the first ever Comedy Festival comes to the vibrant community of Kings Heath, with events running from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th July. This… Read more »

BRIAN MAY & ROGER TAYLOR BACK OFFICIAL QUEEN TRIBUTE BAND QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA AS THEY ANNOUNCE NEW TOUR CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

Fans of legendary rock band Queen are to experience another ‘kind of magic’ in 2025 when official tribute band Queen Extravaganzatours the UK and Ireland to mark the… Read more »

Friends in Love and War Oct 24 – Feb 25

2 OCTOBER 2024 – 23 FEBRUARY 2025IKON GALLERY, BRINDLEYPLACE, BIRMINGHAM B1 2HS Ikon and macLYON present works by over twenty artists from the British Council Collection and macLYON that explore the meaning… Read more »

F1 ARCADE PARTNER WITH RIMMEL LONDON TO OFFER FREE MASCARA WITH EVERY PURCHASE OF THEIR THRILL LAP MOCKTAIL

The world’s first F1® experience bar, F1® Arcade announce their first official partnership with Rimmel London to mark the launch of Rimmel’s brand new Thrill Seeker Extreme Mascara.  The… Read more »

Recognising Diversity and Achievement: Submit Your Nominations for the Third Be Inclusive Hospitality Awards

Be Inclusive Hospitality (BIH) is thrilled to announce that nominations are now open for the third BIH Spotlight Awards. Taking place on 21 October 2024 at M… Read more »

ROXY LANES OFFER £5 BOWLING FOR KIDS DURING SUMMER HOLIDAYS

Competitive gaming venue Roxy Lanes, located in Digbeth, will be offering £5 ten-pin or duck pin bowling for kids during the summer holidays. The offer will be available from 1st July to 15th September… Read more »

Debunking the Myth: Can You Really Earn Real Money from Online Casinos?

Debunking the Myth: Can You Really Earn Real Money from Online Casinos?

The lure of online casinos is undeniable—log on, play your favorite games, and perhaps win big. But can you really earn real money from these digital gambling… Read more »