Community Events

Saturday Sessions with Heart & Sol & The Carlings

Saturday 8th August 14:00 – 00:00 Open from 2pm till midnight and the music will be provided by specially curated Night Owl playlists – good music only!… Read more »

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra – Gramophone Award

Gramophone magazine – one of classical music’s oldest and most prestigious monthly magazines – has announced the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra as amongst 10 nominated ensembles… Read more »

Coming Up At Henry’s Botanical Blueshouse

Since we launched Henry’s Botanical Blueshouse at the start of the month, we’ve had such a good time listening to down home blues in the sunshine each… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List – 25 July 2020

As ever, an absolutely jam-packed show bursting with brilliant Brummie tunage. Danny de Reybekill has new music from: DEJA //  Second Cities // Hunger Moon // T8PES // Dinky Music // Mayday // ThisIsElektric // 12omo // Tarju Le’Sano The DopeRes K.I.D PLUS there’s the EXCLUSIVE… Read more »

Alpha Works continues to lift community from afar

The COVID-19 pandemic has been the wildcard of the year, affecting businesses across all sectors. However, despite the distance, flexible office space Alpha Works, has ensured that… Read more »

Birmingham Charitable Collective Commences Fundraising with Prints of Forward in Unity Artwork

Art for Charity is pleased to announce the launch of the official commemorative prints of the Forward in Unity mural. The largest of the prints are available… Read more »

Long Live The Night Owl!

We’re delighted to announce we are open to the public this SATURDAY 18TH JULY as a bar with table service from 2pm till midnight and the music… Read more »

Son of soul legend Jackie Wilson records video of soul classic Higher and Higher for NHS charity fundraiser

Son of soul legend Jackie Wilson records video of soul classic Higher and Higher for NHS charity fundraiser

The video was premiered at virtual festival ‘The Night Owl & NHS Joint Birthday Shindig’ on Saturday 11th July raising money for NHS charities On Saturday, July… Read more »

City centre music pub is giving away free nights out for your selfies

Brum music pub The Actress & Bishop are asking customers to tag the pub in their selfies with the hash tag #actressoutout to be in with the… Read more »

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-opens on Saturday 1st August

#Digbethballers can return to the site ‘full Roxy-style’ on Saturday 1st August, provided they book in advance The ‘home of competitive social gaming’, Roxy Ball Room Birmingham is re-opening… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List -4th July 2020

This week’s Official Brum Radio A-List>> Pete Steel hosts another 60 minutes of sumptuous sonic sounds as the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List delivers the best in music from Birmingham, UK. This… Read more »

Introducing Henry’s Botanical Blueshouse

Since lockdown began, we haven’t stopped looking forward to the time when we’ll be able to enjoy live blues, in the flesh, up close and personal (at… Read more »

COVID-19: Live Music Stars in Plea for Government Help for £4.5bn Sector

• Ed Sheeran, The Rolling Stones, Dua Lipa, Sir Paul McCartney, Skepta, Rita Ora, Coldplay, Eric Clapton, Annie Lennox, Sam Smith, Sir Rod Stewart, Liam Gallagher, Florence… Read more »

Letter to Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden

Dear Secretary of State, UK live music has been one of the UK’s biggest social, cultural, and economic successes of the past decade. From world-famous festivals to… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List – 27 June 2020

This week’s OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List is presented by Danny De Reybekill who’s atop the Midlands’ musical mountain to bring you another monster mashup of brand new Birmingham tunes. On today’s… Read more »

Birmingham Botanical Gardens open again for Summer 2020!

To ensure the safety of our visitors, tickets will need to be booked in advance for specific time slots to limit the number of people in the… Read more »

The Night Owl & NHS Joint Birthday Shindig – Streamed from venue

Event Time: 11 Jul at 12:00 – 12 Jul at 00:00 *The Night Owl are proud to announce a joint birthday shindig with the NHS  with ALL… Read more »

CitySocializer invites Birmingham locals to Afternoon at the Races virtual Zoom event

CitySocializer invites Birmingham locals to Afternoon at the Races virtual Zoom event

Afternoon at the Races hosted on Zoom on the site CitySocializer, and just £3 to attend, is perfect for those of us who aren’t ready to go outside… Read more »

Supporting local businesses in Digbeth with unique Father’s Day Gifts

Supporting local businesses in Digbeth with unique Father’s Day Gifts

Throughout lockdown, many businesses have had to adapt to Covid-19 – those who used to pull pints are now turning to unique gifts, and the places we… Read more »

Stan’s Cafe Announce Stan’s Internet Cafe: A New Digital Season For 2020

• A brand new play, For Quality Purposes, devised by the company with performances streamed from the performers’ homes. • A new adaptation of Robert Burton’s 400-year-old masterpiece, The… Read more »

Brum Radio A-List: 6 June 2020

This week’s OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List presented by Pete Steel features another hour of the best original new music from in and around Birmingham, UK.  On this week’s show Pete… Read more »

Live music map launched to track impact of major events such as Brexit and Covid-19

Live music map launched to track impact of major events such as Brexit and Covid-19; researchers call for contributions from industry, musicians and fans Resource will track… Read more »

Argentea Gallery Gallery Discounts

It’s a testing time for all of us at the moment and we hope you’re all managing to stay safe, well and, not least, sane!    We all know… Read more »

A-List with Danny De Reybekill

This week’s OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List presented by Danny de Reybekill features another hour of the best original new music from in and around Birmingham, UK.  On this week’s show Danny… Read more »

RIP George Floyd – A Message From Henry’s Blueshouse

Out of deference and respect to the memory of George Floyd and to share in the horror and disgust of all right-minded people, we’ve decided to join with… Read more »

Brumbeat Live Stream Guide June 2020

Brumbeat Live Stream Guide June 2020

The Night Owl The Night Owl are holding regular live stream DJ sets and colourful cool Cocktail Classes online, so keep checking their Facebook page each week… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List – an hour of the best original new music

Another OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List presented by Danny de Reybekill features an hour of the best original new music from in and around Birmingham, UK.  On this edition Danny plays brand… Read more »

West-Midlands based theatre company Clown Funeral make previous shows available to stream for free

This summer West-Midlands based theatre company Clown Funeral were due to continue the national tour of their new show A Pattern of Bad Behaviour after initial success… Read more »

Live From The Night Owl this May!

Live From The Night Owl this May!

Thursday 21st May Event Name: Liamosino (Kaleidoscope/Brain Food) Event Location: Night Owl Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/thenightowlbham/ Event Time:  18:00 – 19:00 Description Liam McKeown from Brain Food and… Read more »

Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s Pioneering Lightpost Theatre Company appoints new Artistic Leaders

Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s Pioneering Lightpost Theatre Company appoints new Artistic Leaders

Mathias Andre and CJ Webley, two previous members of Lightpost Theatre Company, have now successfully been employed in leadership roles. In 2015, Birmingham Repertory Theatre took part… Read more »

Midlands based Greek Taverna launches delivery service and supports Acorns Hospice during Covid19 Pandemic

Midlands based Greek Taverna launches delivery service and supports Acorns Hospice during Covid19 Pandemic

Midlands based Greek Taverna launches home delivery service to raise funds for charity during Covid19 pandemic   Lakis Greek Kitchen is an annual Greek Taverna based in… Read more »

Suki10c Presents The Virtual Festival

Suki10c Presents The Virtual Festival

Over the course of 8th, 9th and 10th May Birmingham venue Suki10c has pulled together more than 80 performing artists to livestream a total of 11 rooms in… Read more »

Digbeth Dining Club to launch brand new Click & Collect service

Birmingham-based events operators Digbeth Dining Club (DDC) are to launch a brand new click + collect service for street food lovers across the city. The multi-award winning… Read more »

Limited Edition Isolate Zine calls on creatives to capture life in Isolation

Limited Edition Isolate Zine calls on creatives to capture life in Isolation

A new Zine, launched by three UK based creatives (Adison Clark, Birmingham UK, Ray Phan, London UK and David Brown, London UK), have called upon amateur and… Read more »

Brumbeat Live Stream and New Release Guide May 2020

Brumbeat Live Stream and New Release Guide May 2020

The Lock Down continues, and so does Birmingham’s music scene albeit on a much smaller scale without the live venues sadly. We provide another little round up… Read more »

Altern 8 Remix and Release Hit Single For NHS Charity

Altern 8 Remix and Release Hit Single For NHS Charity

Midland’s most iconic label Network Records has long been hailed as a launchpad for many now legendary songs and artists from both Techno and House scenes. Thankfully… Read more »

Launch of The REP’S REP RELOADED to provide pioneering digital engagement for young people

Launch of The REP’S REP RELOADED to provide pioneering digital engagement for young people

Birmingham Repertory Theatre has built a trailblazing national reputation for its innovative engagement projects, including city-wide Youth Theatre groups and creative learning in schools across the region…. Read more »

COVID-19 Prompts Stay At Home Theatre Festival May 2020

A theatre festival that was forced to postpone its annual event due to the Covid-19 pandemic has decided to go ahead and create a digital ‘stay at… Read more »

Flatpack 2020: the Home Entertainment edition, 1-17 May

Like many other events, Flatpack Festival were last month forced to cancel their fourteenth edition scheduled for May. However, their acclaimed and BAFTA-qualifying short film competition will… Read more »

How to walk the Camino de Santiago during lockdown

Like many organisations St Basils Birmingham based charity has had to cancel all its fundraising events, this of course leaves a huge hole in the finances needed… Read more »

Brum compilation album showcases new electronically influenced artists in aid of charity!

During the pandemic lock down, music has been one of the key things that has helped a lot of us from going completely insane. Having all this… Read more »

Home Deliveries, Food, Drink, Merchandise, Music Streams & Virtual Quizes – Brum is Bubblin’ Hot!

Come back Brexit all is forgiven (nearly)! With the Coronavirus lock down in full effect, businesses in Brum, the rest of the UK, and most of the… Read more »

The Night Owl Launches a Crowd funder for support during COVID-19

The Night Owl Launches a Crowd funder for support during COVID-19

The current COVID19 pandemic has led to a necessary Lock Down which has resulted in some very difficult times for the nightlife industry and all of the… Read more »

Send a Birmingham postcard or a birthday card from your phone

The lockdown brought about the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, has changed every aspect of our lives, not just in the UK but around the world. Though we… Read more »

Local charity launches ‘Bubbles for Basils’: New activity for young children

A local charity that helps homeless and vulnerable young people across the West Midlands has launched a new activity for children to get involved with which once… Read more »

Help save a unique glimpse of Birmingham’s industrial history – The Pen Museum

Help save a unique glimpse of Birmingham’s industrial history – The Pen Museum

The Pen Museum is unique being the world’s only museum dedicated to honouring and celebrating the important legacy of Birmingham’s 19th Century steel pen trade and is… Read more »

Escape Hunt Launches Free Print-At-Home Easter Activity Packs To Keep Whole Family Entertained During Isolation!

Escape Hunt launch downloadable interactive games for the whole family. With Easter being celebrated in a different way this year, Escape Hunt want to provide products that… Read more »

Brumbeat Gig Guide April 2020

Thought Brum’s music scene was knocked out cold by the Coronavirus? You couldn’t be more wrong! It takes a lot to keep this city down, there’s a… Read more »

Henry’s Virtual Blueshouse Tuesday 31st March 2020

If the lockdown has you crawlin’ up the walls, well brother we’ve got the cure! Tonight, we’re premiering two brand new videos over on our Youtube channel…. Read more »

Birmingham’s Friendly Fire Band release LUV SONG RIDDIM

Birmingham’s Friendly Fire Band release LUV SONG RIDDIM

Luv Song Riddim is the latest riddim by Friendly Fire Band, after Myki Tuff’s lead cut, appropriately aiming to spread and epidemic of love, which has been… Read more »

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