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Follow the latest what’s on in Birmingham news. Supplied by our guest writers, and press release contributors. From food & drink to live music, arts and culture to reviews and events.

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 9 January

It’s back for 2021! Pete Steel welcomes in the New Year with another hour of brand new tunes to cure those lockdown blues… There’s brand new releases from: Ed… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 10

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Wonder Woman 1984 (12) The… Read more »

Sarehole Mill encourages Brummies to start New Year on right foot with Run of the Mill 21

Iconic Birmingham landmark Sarehole Mill is encouraging Brummies to start the New Year on the right foot with a fun and physical challenge, Run of the Mill… Read more »

The Pineapple Club and LAND Restaurant team up for Veganuary!

This Veganuary the teams from The Pineapple Club and LAND Restaurants are teaming up to bring the Vegan experience to your home! The Pineapple Club which opened… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 9

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Hope Gap (12) Titled after… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 8

With cinemas still closed under Tier 3 restrictions, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Soul… Read more »

Outdoors at The Kingsway – Q & A with Eddie OCallaghan

As a Christmas Special, we decided to catch up with local groover and shaker Eddie OCallaghan for a quick interview on his recent hotspot creation down at… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 7

With cinemas still closed under Tier 3 restrictions, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW I’m… Read more »

1000 Trades brings Christmas cheer with JQ takeaways

1000 Trades brings Christmas cheer with JQ takeaways

1000 Trades has, like many other local businesses battled to remain resourceful and open during the pandemic lockdowns of 2020. It has meant the 1000 Trades team… Read more »

The Plough Independents Gift Shop & Christmas Lunch Kit

Gift Shop The Plough has turned on it’s Christmas charm even though it is unable to open as it normally would. In light of the current tier… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 6

With cinemas still closed under Tier 3 restrictions, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Mank… Read more »

A Movement Of Freedom For All Women. Introducing… Art.Salon Birmingham

Following the huge success of the Art.Barbers launch, Jordan Patel feels it is neccesary to provide a luxury space for the female market to ensure his agenda of equality is… Read more »

Hot Chix is Cluckin’ Great!

Local chef Niki Astley has defied the gloomy spirit affecting much of Birmingham as it sits residing in Tier 3 and launched a new delivery-led fried chicken… Read more »

Christmas Gift Ideas from Ikon Gallery

Please support Ikon this Christmas and choose from our wide range of books, prints, stationery and gifts. Ikon is a charity and all purchases help fund the… Read more »

The Hollies, have announced a huge UK tour for Autumn 2021

Legendary icons of British rock, The Hollies, have announced a huge UK tour for Autumn 2021. Famed for their soaring, distinctive melodies and brilliantly crafted songs, ‘The… Read more »

Joe Lycett joins Brum’s independents to launch ‘Hope For Hospitality’ campaign

The Midlands’ hospitality industry has launched a campaign calling on the Government to deliver urgent support to venues affected by the latest tier three restrictions. ‘Hope for… Read more »

Come together this Christmas to support Birmingham’s homeless with ‘Second City Christmas’

Brummies are being asked to come together in support of ‘Second City Christmas’, a collaborative mission to raise money for Birmingham homeless charity, Sifa Fireside. A call… Read more »

Hot Chix launches at The Victoria!

Hot Chix, a pop-up concept offering the best in Nashville style hot chicken has recently opened within The Victoria in John Bright Street, BirminghamCity Centre. Hot Chix… Read more »

Birmingham Trailfinders staff raise over £10,000 during Movember

Birmingham Trailfinders staff raise over £10,000 during Movember

A Codsall Dad and his colleagues grew moustaches this month to help raise £50,000 for surgery and aftercare for his three-year-old son. Nick England, 41, and nine… Read more »

PAUL HILL, Approaching Photography – Signed copies

PAUL HILL APPROACHING PHOTOGRAPHYSigned copies Paul Hill’s  seminal book is back, now fully up-dated and revised to cover the most contemporary issues in photography, and more beautiful… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 5

With cinemas still closed under Tier 3 restrictions, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW County… Read more »

“All I want is to go to sleep and know when I wake I’ll still be able to walk”

Birmingham 21 year old reveals impact of multiple sclerosis in charity appeal As evidence reveals one in five people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the UK… Read more »

Haroon Mirza year zero World premiere: Wednesday 16 December, 8pm

Ikon announces the world premiere of year zero (2020), a new audiovisual artwork by British artist Haroon Mirza. Taking place on Wednesday 16 December 2020 at 8pm… Read more »

New business podcast for the Black Country on the hunt for guests

A new podcast has launched to help local businesses to continue to grow despite the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions. Hosted by the UK’s highest rated business coach, Andy… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 28 November

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List comes to you this week with Pete Steel taking back the reins to deliver an hour of freshly minted bangers from: Tia De Gannes // Michael Personne // Headshrinkers // Ryan Evans // Liquid Cheeks // Broozer // The… Read more »

Blow Water x Provide Birmingham Collaboration

Blow Water are mega excited to collaborate with Provide Birmingham! This artwork pays tribute to the delicate situation in Hong Kong. Culture is a big part of… Read more »

Jaws – Megatone Sessions – ep3

MEGATONE SESSIONS launches episode 3 in their audio-visual journey. This instalment sees Birmingham band JAWS dream and swoon amidst a sea of shifting spaces, architecture, and patterns…. Read more »

Global live music and events professionals to explore working in the Covid-age

Global live music and events professionals to explore working in the Covid-age

A panel of professionals drawn from the global live music and events industries will discuss the challenges of working under current Coronavirus restrictions as part of the… Read more »

Innovative Catering Company Launches Fine Dining Delivery Service

Innovative Catering Company Launches Fine Dining Delivery Service

The Cornerstone Kitchen, an independent catering company based in Sutton Coldfield, has launched a brand new fine dining experience that can be enjoyed in the comfort of… Read more »

MeetspaceVR gift cards helping children that qualify for free school meals chance to join online coding club

MeetspaceVR are currently running an offer up to the end of the this year: Campaign: Be A Hero – Reward A Hero – Create A Hero Something… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 4

With cinemas still closed under Tier 3 restrictions, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Possessor… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List with Danny de Reybekill 21 November

The one and only Danny de Reybekill is back in the best musical seat in the region to present this week’s OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Danny blasts off brand new… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 3

Cinemas again closed for a month as part of the new national lockdown, until then this column will focus on films being made available on the various… Read more »

Dishoom launch Vegan Sausage Naan Roll Kit

Dishoom are delighted to announce the timely arrival of the brand-new Vegan Sausage Naan Roll Kit, which is now available on the Dishoom Store for nationwide delivery. Responding to polite but numerous… Read more »

Get in the festive spirit with a virtual Christmas concert featuring West Midlands musicians for Parkinson’s UK

A virtual Christmas concert featuring a host of festive performances will raise vital funds for Parkinson’s UK.  ‘An Evening of Christmas Melodies’, will take place on Zoom… Read more »

Screen and Film School to open in Birmingham and partners with Birmingham Film Festival

The long-established Screen and Film School is opening a new state-of-the-art campus in Birmingham next September 2021. Screen and Film School is sponsoring Birmingham Film Festival 2020,… Read more »

Medicine set to open new location at the Mailbox on Thursday 3rd December

Renowned Midlands bakery and café Medicine, is set to open a new location at the Mailbox on Thursday 3rd December, offering an array of delicious brunch, lunch… Read more »

Black Country business advisors defy Coronavirus with major expansion

A Black Country businessman has defied expectations of a lockdown slowdown by investing in a new £200,000, 1,000 square foot office and doubling his team. Action Coach… Read more »

Virtual strength and balance roadshow comes to Birmingham

A series of online strength and balance sessions for people in later life are being arranged to tackle falls – a leading cause of fatal and serious… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List with Pete Steel – 14 November

This week’s Brum Radio A List is compiled by Pete Steel who has assembled new tracks from: Dapz On The Map // Philippa Zawe // The Pagans S.O.H // RISCAS // By Devices // Jim Hudson // Faye Smith // BEAR Plus there’s… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 2

Cinemas again closed for a month as part of the new national lockdown, until then this column will focus on films being made available on the various… Read more »

Local Dance Entrepreneur raises money for Children in Need

A young dance entrepreneur, from Solihull, reached for the stars Friday evening in aid of Children in Need. Danni Cash, artistic director and choreographer of Dc2 Entertainment… Read more »

MY Flamingos: 12 % off early Black Fri on Cocktail Delivery & Gift Hampers

Delicious Fresh-Made Craft Cocktails. All our cocktails are made to order with premium spirits and fresh ingredients. Each craft cocktail gift set is packaged with fun! Each… Read more »

Birmingham’s biggest independent project… is it set to thrive or will it even survive? Art.Quarter Jordan Patel talks ‘BRANDEMIC.’

Just two weeks after launching the first business in the Art.Quarter complex, Art.Barbers have had to close its doors until December 2nd following the government’s latest lockdown… Read more »

The Mailbox welcomes authentic Italian restaurant, Lucarelli this December

The Mailbox in Birmingham will be welcoming authentic Italian restaurant, Lucarelli, to its mix of eateries next month. With a menu packed with traditional Italian dishes, the… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 7 November

This week’s OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List comes courtesy of Pete Steel who has new music you’ll all want to vote for.  The winning candidates include: Saint Alto // CHRIS TYE // DAME // Diddy Sweg // ROMA COVE // The VCR // Shai… Read more »

Savvy Christmas shopper? Give the Gift that keeps on Giving

Savvy Christmas shopper? Give the Gift that keeps on Giving

Looking for inspiration for Christmas presents? If classy, delicious gifts delivered to the door of the wine/spirits/beer/food lover in your life is what you need, then look… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies

Cinemas again closed for a month as part of the new national lockdown, until then this column will focus on films being made available on the various… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List with Danny de Reybekill – 31 October

Danny de Reybekill returns for a Halloween edition of the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List with a show packed full of brand new local tunes to give you goosebumps in… Read more »

New Film Releases Oct 31st and Where To Watch Them

While all Cineworld Cinemas are temporarily closed following the shifting of the Bond movie to 2021, other sites currently remain open with special safety measures in place… Read more »