Community Events

iSE announces launch of COVID-19 Social Enterprise Helpline

In response to the Corona Virus 19 pandemic, and it’s direct impact on the social enterprises and social entrepreneurs across Birmingham and Solihull, iSE CIC is launching… Read more »

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

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 Tuesday 28 April. This is the second time the charity is holding… Read more »

Vodafone Launches Find Unlimited Augmented Reality Game With Thousands Of Tech Prizes Up For Grabs

Play ‘Find Unlimited’ – Vodafone’s augmented reality game returns giving you the chance to win thousands of tech prizes, including one of twenty-five new Samsung Galaxy S20… Read more »

Brumbeat Gig Guide March 2020

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for March 2020, offers original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings. We work with local promoters and venues each month… Read more »

Supersonic Festival 2020: first line-up announcement!

Building on the success of last year’s sell-out edition, Supersonic Festival organisers, Capsule continue their voyage of discovery – now twenty years strong – celebrating heaviness in a variety of forms, and ever… Read more »

A Thousand Fallen Blossoms Aliki Braine at Argentea Gallery

This spring Argentea Gallery proudly presents the uniquely crafted photography of London-based artist Aliki Braine. Exhibited for the first time, A Thousand Fallen Blossoms brings elements of… Read more »

Digbeth Community Come Together to Raise Over £750 For Local Youth Charity St. Basils

Digbeth Community Come Together to Raise Over £750 For Local Youth Charity St. Basils

Valentines weekend many Digbeth businesses joined forces to help raise money for local charity St Basils, with the ‘From Digbeth With Love’ campaign. St Basils, a charity… Read more »

The Old Crown celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a week of festivities in it’s Guinness Village

The Old Crown celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a week of festivities in it’s Guinness Village

Birmingham’s Oldest Pub is bringing its St. Patrick’s Festivities back the fourth year for 2020 with a whole host of events, as part of #DigbethStPats. Situated on… Read more »

Marie Curie Great Big Daffodil comes to Touchwood Shopping Centre 5th March

As part of our annual Great Daffodil Appeal, Marie Curie’s 7-foot-tall (two metre) Great Big Daffodil,  is travelling more than 1,000 miles through eight towns and cities… Read more »

Local mayor to attend tea-riffic party to support women affected by breast cancer

On Friday 6 March Breast Cancer Haven, West Midlands are busting out the biscuits, boiling the kettle and inviting you to join their Big Tea Cosy tea… Read more »

Nativity! The Musical returns to Birmingham Reperatory Theatre for 2020/21

Following its world premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 2017, the theatre is delighted to announce that Debbie Isitt’s hit productionNATIVITY! The Musical will return to its… Read more »

Blow Water and CHLOE Creative Collaboration – Hong Kong pop up kitchen  23rd March 2020 at Cork and Cage

Blow Water and CHLOE Creative Collaboration – Hong Kong pop up kitchen 23rd March 2020 at Cork and Cage

We are kicking off our creative collaborations with @chloequreshi – chef and founder of @wihbrum. Combining our signature dishes with Chloe’s experience, we are curating an exciting… Read more »

Sutton Soul Club – Good Friday, 10th April 2020

Its a real honour to have these guys come and spin for us at the Town hall and the first of many Sutton Soul Club events on… Read more »

The Birmingham St. Patrick’s Festival and Parade Organising Committee Confirm the Parade will go ahead this year

The Birmingham St. Patrick’s Festival and Parade organising team are thrilled to confirm the parade will take place Sunday 15th March thanks to investment from local construction… Read more »

Birmingham Irish pub hosts St. Patrick’s celebrations

Birmingham Irish pub hosts St. Patrick’s celebrations

Much loved and traditional Irish pub D.J. Quinn’s has planned a huge celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, spanning five events with free live music. Based in Hall… Read more »

BYP Network for Young Black Professionals Launches in Birmingham

A network for young black professionals is launching its Birmingham division this February 27th The BYP Network app was founded in 2016 to connect young, black professionals… Read more »

Digbeth Estates announces From Digbeth With Love Campaign in support of St Basil’s ahead of Valentine’s Day 2020

Digbeth Estates announces From Digbeth With Love Campaign in support of St Basil’s ahead of Valentine’s Day 2020

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, businesses of Digbeth are joining forces to help raise money for Digbeth-based charity, St Basil’s, with their campaign, ‘From Digbeth With Love’. St… Read more »

Locals fire walk for breast cancer

A breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Haven, is asking local people from across the West Midlands to walk across fire to help raise funds and awareness of… Read more »

Slag Mag returns with International Women’s Day Festival

The Serious Ladies of Art and Gigs are fundraising with an all dayer on Saturday, March 7th. Birmingham’s arts and gigs collective Slag Mag (Serious Ladies of… Read more »

Brum’s self-love dance party just landed and it’s getting rave reviews

Brum’s self-love dance party just landed and it’s getting rave reviews

Girl Therapy is a community of self-love gravitated millennial women in Birmingham, originally put on the map with their widely read daily emails (the daily mini self-love… Read more »

Gordon Ramsay hunts for UK’s most exciting and innovative new food and drink businesses

Have you got the next big food or drink idea? Gordon Ramsay is on the hunt for the UK’s most exciting and innovative new food and drink… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday 7 February 4pm until late

This February, get out and about, discover something new and enjoy the fantastic independent culture Digbeth has to offer! On offer this month: Centrala: Paulina Korobkiewicz –… Read more »

Brumbeat Gig Guide February 2020

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for Feb 2020, offers original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings. We work with local promoters and venues each month… Read more »

The Pagans S.O.H and HUDS to play new live music night at The Bear Tavern 7th February

The Pagans S.O.H and HUDS to play new live music night at The Bear Tavern 7th February

The Pagans S.O.H (Shepherds of Humanity) and HÜDS to play new live music night at The Bear Tavern on 7th February Bearwood Promoters present the second in a series… Read more »

Argentea Gallery presents the first UK exhibition of photographs by Finnish artist Jenni Granholm

Argentea Gallery is extremely pleased to present the first UK exhibition of photographs by Finnish artist Jenni Granholm. Interested in the invisible struggles everyone faces, Granholm’s work… Read more »

Family Fun this Feb Half-term at MAC

This February half-term at Midlands Arts Centre, we’re hosting a wealth of family-friendly performances, workshops, creative courses and special events to entertain adults and kids alike. Join… Read more »

Fashion on a Different Route presents a conceptual unisex Fashion collection at Centrala

Fashion on a Different Route presents a conceptual unisex Fashion collection at Centrala

WALKING DISTANCE – Fashion on a Different Route presents otherways[project], a conceptual unisex collection project developed by Sabine Lettmann on the basis of circular design strategies. Its… Read more »

Baby Lifeline mother and baby charity hosts Bags of Laughter celebrity comedy night Feb 21st

Baby Lifeline – the Midlands based unique mother and baby charity, is staging a very special comedy night, to raise vital funds for supporting maternity care. The… Read more »

An evening with Paul McGrath at The Old Crown Digbeth

Join The Old Crown for an unmissable evening with an Irish sporting legend. Paul McGrath will be reminiscing about his career. Explaining how he became one of… Read more »

Into the Jungle gig to help support the WWF rescue teams

Forward! Arts and Birmingham electronic music collective Listening Sessions are teaming up for their first event of 2020, hosting another free entry Drum & Bass / Jungle… Read more »

The Influence Project comes to the MAC

The Influence Project comes to the MAC

Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) is delighted to present The Influence Project by creative partners, photographer Alexis Chabala and curator Lorayne Crawford. The exhibition celebrates the impact that… Read more »

The Jazz Festival Exhibition of Photography until February 28th

The Jazz Festival Exhibition of Photography until February 28th

The Jazz Festival Exhibition of Photography is now on display within the Main Concourse of New Street Station. The exhibition consists of more than 50 images taken… Read more »

Listening Sessions February Showcase 2020

Listening Sessions February Showcase 2020

Listening Sessions is at the heart of the underground electronic music scene in Birmingham. These showcase events have been running monthly for over 4 years and are… Read more »

Grade II listed Wolverhampton hotel turns green for Blue Monday

The Iconic Grade II listed Ramada Resort Park Hall Hotel in Wolverhampton has turned green this Blue Monday, as part of a region-wide-campaign to raise awareness around… Read more »

Blow Water Hong Kong pop up kitchen at Peacer

Blow Water Hong Kong pop up kitchen at Peacer

Blow Water 吹 水 Lunar New Year Edition Hong Kong pop up kitchen 10th February 2020, Monday Peacer, Moseley B13 8EJ 6pm or 8pm Due to the… Read more »

West Midlands Scriptwriting Competition Launched to Find New Talent

West Midlands Scriptwriting Competition Launched to Find New Talent

Enter Stage Write, an annual West Midlands scriptwriting competition, will return in 2020 for its third edition where budding writers have the incredible opportunity to see their… Read more »

Xhosa Cole and the Ripieno Players perform at Birmingham Cathedral 1st Feb

Xhosa Cole, BBC Young Jazz Musician 2018, joins the Ripieno Players for the World Premiere of his own composition, ‘Fajar’. Together with his own incredible Jazz Trio,… Read more »

Love Writing Co. joins forces with The Buddy Bag Foundation to help children in emergency care

Midlands company, Love Writing Co. has joined forces with national charity, The Buddy Bag Foundation to help make a difference to children in emergency care. The British… Read more »

Ramada Resort Park Hall Hotel gets into festive spirit with Compton Care

The Ramada Resort Park Hall Hotel on Park Drive in Wolverhampton is giving back to the community this Christmas through a special delivery for residents and families… Read more »

Market: last days at Galerie Mayci – January 09 – 02 April 2020

In January 2018 photographer Tom Ranahan was allowed access, by Birmingham City Council, to record the last days of the Birmingham Wholesale Food Markets. The modern markets,… Read more »

Stirchley – The New Night Out!

Excluding the city centre, Birmingham has a small yet burgeoning portfolio of cool areas, which are worthy of a night out. Most people will have either heard… Read more »

The Influence Project with never-before-seen works by Photographer Alexis Chabala and Curator Lorayne Crawford

Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) is delighted to present The Influence Project by creative partners, photographer Alexis Chabala and curator Lorayne Crawford. The exhibition celebrates the impact that… Read more »

Swampmeat Family Band Release Christmas Single ‘A Present For Me’

Swampmeat Family Band Release Christmas Single ‘A Present For Me’

The Birmingham based country punk band are donating proceeds to Crisis UK. Birmingham based country punk and Americana group Swampmeat Family Band are giving an extra special… Read more »

Digbeth reaches out to help the homeless this Christmas

A callout for donations has been made by Digbeth companies and the local community who are trying to make sure no one goes hungry or cold this… Read more »

Fertile Ground Thomas Wynne at Argentea Gallery 9th January – 8th February 2020

Fertile Ground is an annual exhibition reserved to highlight Midlands-based photographic artists. This year Argentea Gallery is proud to present work by Thomas Wynne. Selected from several… Read more »

Posh Burgers – Election Party – NYE NOWHAM Spesh – Come As You Are – Slow Food – It’s Christmasss at 1000 Trades!

Sound check… one, two Pioneering live music and DJ sets from some of Birmingham’s best, music is the beating heart of 1000 Trades. See more on Facebook. FRIDAY… Read more »

Terminal Cancer Survivor Completes European Monkey Bike Challenge in Aid of Charity

A terminal cancer survivor who was the world’s first person to receive a multivisceral organ transplant has completed a 2000-mile Monkey Bike challenge, raising almost £3000 for… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday 6 December 4pm until late

This December, get out and about, discover something new and enjoy the fantastic independent culture Digbeth has to offer! On offer this month: Anchor Gallery Collective: Meet… Read more »

Sponsored places on therapeutic Children and Young People’s programme

Statistics state that approximately 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will be affected by domestic abuse in their lifetime, and in many of these… Read more »

Hungarian Christmas Market Fest at Spotted Dog Sunday 1st Dec

Discover the home of unique experiences with the Hungarian Market Fest! It is an unforgettable one-day event packed with bespoke flavours, joyful music and unique experiences. Our… Read more »

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