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Becoming a part of Birmingham’s creative community

Becoming a part of Birmingham’s creative community

With the BBC, MasterChef and Steven Knight’s Loc Film Studios moving imminently to Digbeth and with unique venues such as The Floodgate, Golf Fang, The Mockingbird Cinema,… Read more »

Foka Wolf – Why Are We Stuck in Hospital?

7 – 19 March 2023 Ikon Gallery, The Exchange, Jack Arts billboards, Birmingham An impossible maze, with no beginning or end, forms the basis of a new… Read more »

Romesh Ranganathan – 30 & 31 May 2024 – Utilita Arena Birmingham

After a sell-out tour in 2022, Romesh is back with a brand-new show examining the human condition… are people inherently good? Is charity always a positive thing?… Read more »

Selfridges Birmingham invites customers to celebrate love in all its forms this Valentine’s Day

Selfridges Birmingham invites customers to celebrate love in all its forms this Valentine’s Day

Selfridges Birmingham invites customers to celebrate love in all its forms, from the romantic to the platonic, Valentine’s Day is about sharing something special with loved ones…. Read more »

News from Sustrans – Birmingham celebrates local heroes

Three individuals from the West Midlands have been immortalised in steel as figures on a local section of the National Cycle Network, Route Five. The ‘portrait benches’… Read more »

BMusic & BIMM announce lunchtime sessions at BEats where performers and students take stage!

BMusic & BIMM announce lunchtime sessions at BEats where performers and students take stage!

B:Eats, the cafe located within Birmingham’s Symphony Hall, will host a series of live music performances between February and July as part of an ongoing partnership with… Read more »

CODE Hospitality has opened nominations for its annual Hospitality’s Women of the Year list

CODE Hospitality has opened nominations for its annual Hospitality’s Women of the Year list

CODE Hospitality has opened nominations for its annual Hospitality’s Women of the Year list. Now in its sixth year, the list – previously known as 100 Most… Read more »

Brumbeat – Best Music Events in Birmingham February 2023!

Here’s our take on the coolest original live music and DJ nights in Birmingham this February 2023. We search high and low to bring to you the best original music Brum has to… Read more »

Birmingham SOS Dance classes What’s On in February

The ultimate feel-good dance experience, SOS Dance, will host six empowering classes in Birmingham this month.  SOS Dance is a global dance brand on a mission to empower a generation of women to believe… Read more »

MOSTLY JAZZ FESTIVAL Ezra Collective lead 2nd wave announcement

Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2023 reveals more acts Second wave announcement. Ezra Collective, Incognito and Jamz Supernova all added to the line-up. 7-9 July 2023,… Read more »

ACID JAZZ curate music, arts, dance & cultural exhibition, March-May with live performances

AGMP in association with The Arts Council announce  ACID JAZZ & OTHER ILLICIT GROOVES MUSIC, ARTS, DANCE & CULTURE TOURING EXHIBITION  22-26  March – Centrala – Birmingham … Read more »

Motoring down memory lane rare machine arrives at Black Country Living Museum

A 1959 DKR Defiant scooter, manufactured by the now defunct Wolverhampton-based automotive manufacturer DKR, has been acquired by the Museum and is now on display, helping to… Read more »

Moseley Record Fair New Venue New Season begins this Sun 5 Feb!

Moseley Record Fair Sunday 5 February 2023 Moseley All Services Club, Birmingham, B13 9EA Doors open at 12pm, ends at 4pm Cafe & DJs Free entrance http://moseleyrecordfair.com/… Read more »

Join Stirchley Open Cinema for the classic family crime drama – The Godfather

Stirchley Open Cinema (SOC) are going to make you an offer you can’t refuse! They are screening the classic family crime drama – The Godfather. Telling the… Read more »

Dishoom reaches milestone after donating more than 15 million meals to children

Indian restaurant Dishoom has reached a milestone in its charity initiative after donating more than 15 million meals to children in schools across England, Scotland and India…. Read more »

Dirty Bingo at The Actress & Bishop review by Ning-ning Li

Dirty Bingo at The Actress & Bishop review by Ning-ning Li

I’d like to take a quick moment to shout out about my success of the night – I won the dildo race! Yes, I’m very proud, thank… Read more »

Girls that Geek 2023 Getting young women into the arts, tech, and digital industries

An opportunity for young women from schoolyear 7 upwards to explore career opportunities in the arts, tech, and digital industries Special guest speakers from the tech and… Read more »

2023 Begins Seasonal Highlights Here at MAC

Goodbye 2022. Hello 2023!Here at MAC we can’t wait to welcome you all back for a fresh season of exciting and brand-new events. With our wide and… Read more »

Stirchley Open Cinema team up with Birmingham Brewing Company to bring you ultimate bar film, ROAD HOUSE!

The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He… Read more »

Neurodivergent people are the future of the arts

Neurodivergent people are the future of creativity according to Spectra, a Midlands-based arts organisation that seeks to create professional works of performance art rooted in the idea… Read more »

48 Hours in Birmingham – Two Kids on the Bloc

Living in Worcester, it’s a pretty easy commute to Brum. I’ve lived in The Jewellery Quarter, the worst parts of Wolverhampton & West Bromwich, and was born… Read more »

January Japes with Belly Laughs x SIFA Fireside

This month, The Belly Laughs comedy festival is launching in Birmingham to raise funds to support Birmingham’s homeless AND banish the winter blues! #BellyLaughsBrum This month Birmingham… Read more »

Vital Signs Judith Alder’s new solo show at RBSA

Vital Signs: complex networks, meshes and entanglements in a new solo show from artist Judith Alder at The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Gallery Judith Alder’s Vital Signs reflects… Read more »

The Energy Crisis Fund grant-giving initiative designed to support those struggling this winter

The Drinks Trust has opened applications to the Energy Crisis Fund, a grant-giving initiative to support industry colleagues struggling to pay gas and electricity bills and otherwise… Read more »

Neurodiverse theatre company take Moseley Bog into homes

What would it be like to immerse yourself in a forest surrounded by a kaleidoscopic array of sights, smells and tastes all from the comfort of your… Read more »

Vanley Burke: A Gift to Birmingham – Handsworth Library

Ikon tours A Gift to Birmingham by Vanley Burke to Handsworth Library. The exhibition features seventeen portraits of members of Migrant Voice, a migrant-led national organisation with a hub in… Read more »

Birmingham’s Creative Content Hub ‘The Bond’, launches in Digbeth February 2023

Birmingham’s Creative Content Hub ‘The Bond’, launches in Digbeth February 2023

The Digbeth Estate (Oval Real Estate) is set to re-launch The Bond on Fazeley Street, Digbeth, as a home for the best creative talent in the West Midlands. Oval,… Read more »

Goldie, Fat Freddy’s Drop + more set for Brum’s Mostly Jazz 2023

Fat Freddy’s Drop, Goldie and Jungle DJ Set announced. Friday 7 to Sunday 9 July 2023, Birmingham. Mostly Jazz Funk and Soul Festival has revealed the first… Read more »

Friendly Neighbourhood Cinema Life of Brian + more!

Friendly Neighbourhood Cinema Life of Brian + more!

Independent Stourbridge pop-up, Friendly Neighbourhood Cinema presents Monty Python’s anarchic, religious satire LIFE OF BRIAN screening inside of Stourbridge’s beautiful St Thomas’ Church on Sat 17th December,… Read more »

SHC Digital Goes from Strength-to-Strength with Business Growth and National Award Win

Progressive Performance Agency, SHC Digital  which is based in Birmingham is not only expanding rapidly but it has recently been presented with its first national award. The company,… Read more »

Esther Broomhall & Partners Branches Out In Community By Joining In Tree Planting Initiative

Local estate agent, Esther Broomhall & Partners (EB&P) based in Knowle, Solihull is helping to reduce its impact on the planet and make a difference in the… Read more »

Live music and more at the We Are Birmingham ’22 Finale

This year is the 20th Anniversary of Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham. To mark the occasion, we launched a year long program called We Are Birmingham 2022. The programme… Read more »

The Magical Winter Funland is Officially Open at the NEC!

The Magical Winter Funland is Officially Open at the NEC!

The Christmas extravaganza, that is Winter Funland, is officially open and has one aim, to bring a holly jolly Christmas to the people of the Midlands. The… Read more »

Birmingham graffiti artist, Robbie Jeffcott pays tribute to Ozzy Osbourne in the Custard Factory

A local graffiti artist has created a mural for the Birmingham legend, located on the Digbeth Estate Birmingham graffiti artist, Robbie Jeffcott, has paid tribute to famous Brummie and Prince… Read more »

Esther Broomhall & Partners Growth Continues with New Premises

Esther Broomhall & Partners Growth Continues with New Premises

Esther Broomhall & Partners (EB&P), which is a bespoke agency offering a high-level service has moved into new premises in Knowle to cater for the continuous growth… Read more »

Legendary Birmingham club & birthplace of Duran Duran, The Rum Runner to be awarded Blue Plaque

This December 16th, The Birmingham Civic Society are unveiling a Blue Plaque on the site of the legendary Rum Runner Club in Birmingham. The former Broad Street… Read more »

Secrets to my success Tony Matters, Faber Design by Mazzy Snape

Secrets to my success Tony Matters, Faber Design by Mazzy Snape

Tony Matters started Faber Design almost 10 years ago with the idea of creating a design agency focused on the restaurant sector.  Originally from Grimsby, Tony’s father… Read more »

First acts for MOSELEY FOLK 2023 Wilco, Squeeze + more

Birmingham’s ever-popular Moseley Folk and Arts Festival returns for its 17th edition from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 September 2023. Adored for its forward-thinking yet accessible programming,… Read more »

Stirchley Open Cinema to screen Old Dark House & Muppets Christmas Carol

Stirchley Open Cinema to host alternative and traditional festive fun film nights with The Old Dark House and The Muppets Christmas Carol Stirchley Open Cinema (SOC), a… Read more »

Brumbeat – Best Music Events in Birmingham Christmas & NYE 2022!

Here’s our take on the coolest original live music and DJ nights in Birmingham this December, including the best Christmas and NYE parties for 2022. We search… 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 »

Seventh Circle Launch – Introducing Daniel Lopez

Seventh Circle Launch – Introducing Daniel Lopez

Daniel López Villacañas often sees beauty where others may not, and he has even used the British rain to fuel his creativity. Originally from Andalusia, Spain, he… Read more »

The New Consistent new EP (ffo Loyle Carner, Jesse James Solomon and Verb T)

‘The thing I love about TNC, is his detailed lyrical images which give such a vivid picture of the world he inhabits’ – BBC 6 Music Since his… 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 »

Beauty into Beast Monsters Season at The Electric Birmingham

Modern & Classic Horror at The Electric Birmingham,Screening as Part of the BFI’s In Dreams are Monsters SeasonThe Electric, Station Street, BirminghamSunday 13th November – Sunday 4th… 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 »

Walk For Wellbeing Raises 90k For Hospitality Action

Following this year’s Walk For Wellbeing campaign, the official cheque presentation has taken place This year’s Walk For Wellbeing in support of Hospitality Action, which took place… Read more »

The Flapper launches ‘Shop Small’ community project with new winter market

The Flapper launches ‘Shop Small’ community project with new winter market

A festive market is coming to The Flapper at the end of this month, as part of a campaign to encourage people to ‘shop small’ this Christmas… 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 »