Community Events

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List with Danny de Reybekill 18 September

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Danny de Reybekill presents 60 fabulous minutes of West Midlands music for your discerning ears,… Read more »

Thinktank Science Museum Celebrates 20th Birthday with a Free Weekend

Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum is celebrating its 20th birthday with a free weekend for all the family on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October 2021. Free tickets… Read more »

Celebrate the Great British Apple at Blakesley Hall

Do you know your Bramleys from your Pippins? Or your Galas from your Coxs? Harvest season is here and Blakesley Hall has the perfect opportunity to discover… Read more »

The Grand Hotel Birmingham’s Launch Party

The Grand Hotel Birmingham’s Launch Party

Last night VIP guests from the worlds of property, art, film, fashion and television gathered to celebrate the reopening of The Grand Hotel Birmingham. The hotel recently… Read more »

Dr. PAWPAW support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Dr.PAWPAW donate to Look Good Feel Better www.drpawpaw.com Dr.PAWPAW will be donating to Look Good Feel Better charity for Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October (2021). Dr.PAWPAW… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 11 September

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Pete Steel is back with great new music from Rosie Tee // Stone Foundation //… Read more »

Designer Clothing Sample Sale – end Sept at The Custard Factory!

The Designer Clothing Sample Sale is back again with our incredible Autumn Collections at up to 80% off. Featuring British menswear brands Luke 1977 and Weekend Offender,… Read more »

Birmingham’s second Secret Supper to support people with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s UK is hosting its Secret Supper dining event in the centre of Birmingham on 28 and 29 September 2021.  This is the second time the charity… Read more »

Dr Willard Wigan MBE microscopic art now on permanent display at The Birmingham Contemporary Art Gallery

Dr Willard Wigan MBE microscopic art now on permanent display at The Birmingham Contemporary Art Gallery

Dr Willard Wigan MBE born June 1957, is a world renowned British sculptor who makes microscopic art. His sculptures are typically placed in the eye of a needle or on the head… Read more »

First major music venue and club to launch in Birmingham city centre for a decade opens doors this week

First major music venue and club to launch in Birmingham city centre for a decade opens doors this week

Thousands of music fans, including NHS and hospitality workers from across the UK, are this week set to celebrate the opening of the first new major music… Read more »

Legal Eagles wing walk for St Basils

Legal Eagles wing walk for St Basils

Four “superheroes” are about to embark on a unique fundraising challenge to raise vital funds for the Live and Work Village, a building project in Sandwell, West… Read more »

Birmingham City University partners with NASA for global hackathon event

Birmingham City University is to partner with NASA and a host of international space agencies on global ‘hackathon’ event, which will see data from the US space… Read more »

Millions of revolutions, one common cause RoSPA and See Sense study helps cycling turn a corner

Millions of revolutions, one common cause: RoSPA and See.Sense study helps cycling turn a corner. Ground-breaking research study conducted over thousands of ridden miles reveals untapped potential… Read more »

Little But Live in Moseley Park, Returns to Celebrate Creativity and Connection

Little But Live in Moseley Park, Returns to Celebrate Creativity and Connection

Birmingham-based company Paperback Theatre are returning to Moseley Park, Birmingham, with their exciting and varied outdoor festival, Little But LIVE! in Moseley Park, to safely bring together… Read more »

UK’s First Digital Pharmacy Launches in Birmingham

Phlo Digital Pharmacy launched in Birmingham last month, offering same day delivery of prescriptions to people living and working in and around the city. Purchasing products and… Read more »

The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music Number Ten

Members of Gary Numan’s ‘Tubeway Army’ (Dramatis) return to the live arena! Tenth Electronic Music Festival comes to Birmingham and once again it includes an all-day free… Read more »

Birmingham creative agency takes a giant leap forward during lockdown

Three European awards, international client wins and two new appointments sees Giants & Titans emerge from lockdown stronger than ever. Creative agency Giants & Titans is celebrating… Read more »

Birmingham Heritage Week Returns Revealing The City’s Hidden Stories and Historical Secrets

The #BHeritageWeek programme is now available atbirminghamheritageweek.co.uk Hundreds of Birmingham’s buildings and spaces, many of which are usually closed to the public, will be opening their doors… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List with Danny de Reybekill – 7 August

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Danny de Reybekill brings you an Olympian music selection for your listening pleasure, including: R… Read more »

Birmingham Comedy Festival returns Friday 1 to Sunday 10 October 2021

After a year online, Birmingham Comedy Festival is back in the room for 2021. Running from Friday 1 to Sunday 10 October 2021, the popular arts festival… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List for 31 July

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Pete Steel is back on Brum Radio A-List duties with an hour of ALL NEW… Read more »

UK’s First Digital Pharmacy Offering Same-Day Prescription Delivery Launches in Birmingham

UK’s First Digital Pharmacy Offering Same-Day Prescription Delivery Launches in Birmingham

Today, the U.K.’s first online pharmacy providing a same-day delivery service, Phlo Digital Pharmacy (Phlo), has launched in Birmingham. Phlo initially launched its service in London in… Read more »

Selfridges transforms façade of iconic Birmingham store – with monumental public art commission by Osman Yousefzada

Today (Monday 26 July), Selfridges has officially unveiled a new monumental public art commission by multi-disciplinary artist Osman Yousefzada at its Birmingham store. The iconic building, famous… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List for 24 July

Saturday at 2pm is the time for the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List and Danny de Reybekill is back with 60 minutes of blazing local music for you to soak up. Including:… Read more »

Foka Wolf takes over The Old Crown for a one of a kind art exhibition

Foka Wolf takes over The Old Crown for a one of a kind art exhibition

The Digbeth pub will be hosting the Foka Wolf Experience concluding with a charity auction for Parkinson’s UK on 12th September 2021 Foka Wolf brings unseen works… Read more »

Opening this year’s BDF Conference is ‘The Creative City’ a new exhibition of colourful work celebrating Birmingham

Opening this Summer’s postponed Birmingham Design Festival is a new and exciting exhibition launching on Monday 16th August, titled ‘The Creative City’. Aligning with this years theme… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 17 July

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Danny de Reybekill brings you a red-hot 60 minutes of music from: La shana Latrice // Tarju… Read more »

Foka Wolf Experience – Opening Night at The Old Crown

Foka Wolf presents an experience of installations and new artworks in a special event at The Old Crown, Digbeth. Expect big structures and live performances at the… Read more »

Bill Woodrow Richard Deacon We Thought About It A Lot, and other shared drawings 15 Sept – 21 Nov 2021 @ Ikon Gallery

Ikon is pleased to present We Thought About It A Lot, and other shared drawings, a selection of collaborative works by acclaimed British artists Bill Woodrow and… Read more »

Mit Jai Inn Dreamworld 15 Sept – 21 Nov 2021 @ Ikon Gallery

Ikon presents the first major solo exhibition in Europe by artist Mit Jai Inn (b.1960, Chiang Mai). A leading figure of contemporary art in Thailand, Mit is… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 10 July

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List The wait is almost over, it’s coming home, 60 minutes of brilliant, hometown… Read more »

Birmingham’s Aston Hall Welcomes Visitors Once Again

Aston Hall, one of Birmingham’s most iconic buildings, has today opened to the public for the first time in over a year. Staff and volunteers have been… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 3 July

Saturday at 2pm can only mean one thing… it’s the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Danny de Reybekill brings you a special and unprecedented 60 minutes of ALL NEW tracks… Read more »

Something for Everyone this Summer with Birmingham Museums

With less than a month to go until schools are out for summer, Birmingham Museums has announced an exciting, action-packed programme featuring trails, outdoor theatre and hands-on-activities… Read more »

The Flapper set to reopen after being saved from demolition

Iconic pub and alternative music venue, The Flapper, is set to reopen its doors in July, having been saved from demolition thanks to public support and Birmingham… Read more »

Announcing BE FESTIVAL Summer 2021 Programme

Last year theatres across the world closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in the UK, uncertainty remains around the easing of restrictions. Consequently, BE FESTIVAL has… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List with Danny de Reybekill – 26 June

Saturday at 2pm is the time for the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List This week Danny de Reybekill is back and buzzing from his audience with the Don ‘Rebel Dread’… Read more »

West Midlands Music Board launches to boost post-pandemic recovery of region’s music industry

Culture Central has announced today the launch of the first ever West Midlands Music Board (WMMB), with an ambitious plan, led by a diverse board of high-profile West Midlands… Read more »

Historic Blakesley Hall Opens In Time For The Summer Holidays

Blakesley Hall, the picture-perfect timber-framed Tudor house situated just a few miles from the centre of Birmingham, will reopen to visitors on 21 July in time for… Read more »

Winson Green fashion designer to the stars launches partnerships to support young people

Birmingham’s award-winning fashion designer Stephen Arthur officially opened a luxury watch store to launch a partnership between the two high end brands, aiming to help young people… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List for 19 June

Pete Steel is back with the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List with Midlands midsummer melodies from: Laura Mvula // METHODS // Demelza // Lauren Hoyle // FEET // Myriam Adams // LOVEBREAKERS There’s a track from our Featured Album/EP by The Novus and there’s our… Read more »

Checkmate! Birmingham improving community spirit!

AN EVENT TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER WHILST CHALLENGING STEREOTYPES AROUND CHESS AND BREAKING DOWN ANY INTERGENERATIONAL BARRIERS IN THE PROCESS. ABOUT CHECKMATE! BIRMINGHAM Checkmate! is a regular free… Read more »

Birmingham Museums Tell Birmingham’s Pandemic Story

Hundreds of photos and videos that tell Birmingham’s story during the Covid-19 pandemic have gone on display at Thinktank Science Museum. The Life on Lockdown project began… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List 12 June

Every Saturday at 2pm is the time for the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List. This week Danny de Reybekill is the man bringing you the best tracks in town. He has sparkling… Read more »

83 year old abseils Custard Factory for Parkinson’s UK

83 year old abseils Custard Factory for Parkinson’s UK

Daring fundraisers in Birmingham abseiled down the city’s iconic Custard Factory on 5 June, raising an incredible £11,000 for Parkinson’s UK.  Among the 26 people who took… Read more »

One of Birmingham’s Most Iconic Buildings Set to Welcome Visitors

Aston Hall, one of Birmingham’s most iconic buildings, is set to welcome visitors as it reopens on 7 July after being closed for more than a year…. Read more »

Disco Brunch at The Night Owl with Joel and Buck – Saturday 12th June

The Night Owl’s Disco Brunch is finally back by popular demand! We’re so happy to be back with both our indoor and outdoor seating areas in sunny… Read more »

National teacher recruitment drive goes virtual connecting local residents with local teachers and training providers

People in the West Midlands are being encouraged to join a virtual careers event to find out more about life as a teacher. The session, part of… Read more »

Birmingham theatre group to host summer school at Kingsbury Theatre Tamworth for children from West Mids interested in acting, singing, dancing and comedy

Calling all Midlands performers! Round Midnight Ltd, the Birmingham based theatre group, is offering children aged between 6-11 years of age, the chance to go to summer… Read more »

Summer schedule of pop-up events announced to welcome people back to Brindleyplace

Brindleyplace is set to go pop this summer after announcing a series of events to be held at a brand new pop-up garden which will be located… Read more »