What’s on

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 10 April

Danny de Reybekill is stewarding your runners and riders on this week’s OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List There’s great new music from: Katherine Priddy // The VCR // Eloise Fabbri x David Williams // North Parade // Icey… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 23

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Sound of Metal (15) Riz… Read more »

The Kingsway gearing up for reopening April and May

The Kingsway gearing up for reopening April and May

Over at the Kingsway, the team are planning on taking everything very gently in April/May and until the regulations finally relax. They will be bringing back the weekend… Read more »

Dishoom Birmingham reopening for outdoor dining on 12th April

Dishoom Birmingham will reopen for outdoor dining on 12th April. The Dishoom Birmingham team look forward to warmly welcoming guests to the terrace at One Chamberlain Square, which… Read more »

New city centre site of Vietnamese Street Kitchen has finally opened at Birmingham’s Bullring

New city centre site of Vietnamese Street Kitchen has finally opened at Birmingham’s Bullring

The new city centre site of popular restaurant Vietnamese Street Kitchen has finally opened at Birmingham’s iconic Bullring after months of setbacks due to Covid. Family owned… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List 3 April

This Easter weekend Danny de Reybekill is hatching some eggs-ellent new local tunes on the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List. On this week’s show: Vital // The Clause // Stella Music // Darcy Holmes // YIKES featuring Geoff Rickly There’s a track… Read more »

Birmingham Museums Trust receives £820,841 from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Birmingham Museums Trust has received a grant of £820,841 from the second round of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund helping to ensure the independent charity… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 22

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW The Mauritanian (15) On Nov… Read more »

Newly refurbished private space for hire at Actress and Bishop

Newly refurbished private space for hire at Actress and Bishop

The Actress & Bishop offers a newly refurbished private space available for hire, catering for special occasions and corporate events. The multi functional room boasts a private… Read more »

Explore The Night Sky and Step Back In Time This Easter With Birmingham Museums

Easter is just around the corner and parents desperate for things to keep their kids entertained will be thrilled to hear that Birmingham Museums has plenty to… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List with Pete Steel 27 March

The clocks may have gone forward but we’ve still got an hour of the best new Birmingham music for you. Clocking in this week is Pete Steel who will… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 21

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Ammonite (15) As any amateur… Read more »

10cc – The Ultimate Greatest Hits Tour – March/April 2022

TICKETS ON SALE:FRIDAY 26TH MARCH 2021 10cc have announced a new UK tour for 2022, where they will celebrate the hits which have seen them recognised as… Read more »

Paperback Theatre presents Me and My Doll online from the Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton

She’s a workaholic executive with an aggressive streak. He’s an inflatable doll. The course of true love never did run smooth. When workaholic Kate is “gifted” a… Read more »

New Outdoor Moonlight Cinema comes to Digbeth

The Adventure Bar Group, the company behind venues such as Tonight Josephine, Adventure Bar, Blame Gloria, Bar Elba and The Escapologist, has revealed plans to launch an… Read more »

Birmingham Museums’ New Online Shop Celebrates The Best of Brum

Birmingham Museums’ new online shop is set to celebrate the best of Brum with a unique range of products created by the very best local independent makers… Read more »

Ikon for Artists: Art Sale 17 – 31 May 2021

On Monday 17 May Ikon reopens after lockdown*, devoting its galleries to an exhibition of artworks for sale by over 250 Birmingham artists. Submitted through an open… Read more »

Greek-inspired street food company launching brand new restaurant Kouzina at Selfridges

Greek-inspired street food company launching brand new restaurant Kouzina at Selfridges

A Greek-inspired street food company will be launching brand new restaurant Kouzina at Selfridges Birmingham once lockdown restrictions on hospitality are lifted. From Street Kitchen Brothers, a… Read more »

The Clause Time of Our Lives March 26th 2021

Time Of Our Lives is an anthem for this freak era, the year that never was, and the anticipation of breaking free from the viral chains which… Read more »

Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Kitchen Disco Tour Rescheduled to 2022

Following on from the announcement of the 4-step plan to ease lockdown in England, Sophie Ellis-Bextor has rescheduled her Kitchen Disco Tour, originally scheduled for May 2021,… Read more »

Art Competition asks Young People to Celebrate Nature and the Environment

Birmingham Museums Trust is launching its annual art competition aimed at celebrating the creativity and imagination of young people across Birmingham and the West Midlands. Now in… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List 20 March

On the first day of Spring Pete Steel is tending to the newest music blossoming in and around Birmingham. On this week’s stacked show he has music from: TrueMendous featuring Kofi… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 20

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Judas and the Black Messiah… Read more »

Birmingham Museums on Demand Releases Fascinating Stories for March and April

Birmingham Museums on Demand Releases Fascinating Stories for March and April

Birmingham Museums has today announced the captivating stories to be included in its digital content packages for March and April. From the Pre-Raphaelites to Tolkien and Constable… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List for 13 March

2pm on a Saturday can only mean one thing… it’s time for the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List! Your guide this week is Danny de Reybekill who will navigate you through… Read more »

New Outdoor Venue ‘Luna Springs’ to open in Digbeth April 12th!

London-based Adventure Bar Group – of famed late-night venues Tonight Josephine, Adventure Bar, Blame Gloria, Bar Elba and The Escapologist – are to launch Luna Springs, their… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 19

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Words On Bathroom Walls (12)… Read more »

Birmingham Museums Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Independence in Bangladesh

2021 marks 50 years since the independence of Bangladesh and to commemorate this significant anniversary Birmingham Museums, in partnership with the Bengal Foundation, will host a programme… Read more »

Antiques Roadshow are preparing to film at Aston Hall for the first time

The Antiques Roadshow team are preparing to film at Birmingham’s Aston Hall for the first time this year as part of the 44th series of the much-loved… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List with Pete Steel – 6 March

This week on the A List it’s Pete Steel serving you up brand new bangers from: Akande // Laura Mvula // Thomas Atlas // Darcy Holmes // Graywave // Michael Personne There’s a new Featured Album this… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 18

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Moxie (12) Directed by and… Read more »

Apocalypse Cow reopen after lockdown as ‘Locked and Loaded’ in move to incorporate more plant-based options

The street food vendors are pleased to announce that they will be reopening at Birdies Birmingham and Liverpool on 12th April, when we also relaunch under our… Read more »

Iconic rock frontman and Heart Research UK patron Robert Smith selling special edition artwork raising money for charity

Robert Smith, of alternative rock band The Cure, is selling off prints of his original artwork to raise money for Heart Research UK. Robert became a patron… Read more »

Craft beer festival, Beer Central, is returning on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd July at The Mill in Digbeth.

Craft beer festival, Beer Central, is returning to bring the best in beer, food and music to Birmingham for the second time. The festival, which was cancelled… Read more »

The Old Crown’s Reopening Roadmap

12th April – 24th April 2021 What’s on? Monday 12th April – Heavy Beat Brass Band 🎶 + DJs outside 📀 17:00PM – Midnight. Tuesday 13th April… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 27 February

Spring is coming and Birmingham’s music is blooming. Danny de Reybekill is digging brand new A List entries from: Saiem – Urban Hippie Music // Exhaler // Demelza // YIKES // OPEN ARMS // Jack Frohlich There’s another… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 17

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW I Care A Lot (15)… Read more »

This Aint No April Fools.. We Are Back Baby 12.04.21

Bookings Open At Last What a crazy 12 months it has been Birmingham! – The team at Floodgate Towers has been awaiting the Prime minister’s announcement with… Read more »

Filmwire February and March 2021

As we continue to doggy-paddle our way towards spring and (we hope) better times ahead, thanks are due to all those beavering away to bring us high-quality… Read more »

Restorative Rituals: Connecting Through Light

Highbury Orchard Community is very pleased to announce its successful funding application to The National Lottery Community Fund for the project, Restorative Rituals, connecting through light! This is… Read more »

Overhear Proudly Partners Highbury Community Orchard Free Plant-A-Poem Workshops

Overhear is delighted to announce a partnership with Highbury Community Orchard to present two free family friendly workshops of growing, grafting and foraging poems, guided over Zoom… Read more »

Fine dining meets street food at The Old Crown

Fine dining meets street food at The Old Crown

Artisan Street Kitchen has paired up with Birmingham’s oldest and award winning pub, The Old Crown, to bring you five of the Midland’s best Michelin star chefs… Read more »

2 new HE colleges to open in Birmingham this year

The BIMM group is opening two new colleges in Birmingham this year to meet the spectacular demand for industry-ready graduates in the creative sector. Screen and Film… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 20 February

It’s another 60 minutes of beautiful Birmingham music with Danny de Reybekill introducing brand new tunage from: Renny Jackson // Stone Foundation // T8PES // RISCAS // Lyon Tide // Overpass. // The Line Managers There’s another track from our… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 16

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Malcolm and Marie (15) While… Read more »

Local charity needs old bikes for refugees donated this weekend

A small Birmingham charity needs your help! The Bike Project donates second-hand bikes to refugees, who are required to live on £37.75 a week and are not… Read more »

Birmingham ‘Seoul’ sensation is big in South Korea

Birmingham ‘Seoul’ sensation is big in South Korea

Despite lockdown travel restrictions, a Birmingham artist’s voice has reached across the seas with an official release in South Korea. Anne-Marie Allen, age 33 from Birmingham, collaborated… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A List – 13 February

Love is in the air and Pete Steel has another 60 minutes of brilliant, Birmingham music you’ll fall for at first listen. With new entries from… Katherine Priddy // TrueMendous // Georgia Chanel // Lycio // Chartreuse // Jacob… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 15

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

Bigfoot craft beer music festival headlined by Primal Scream and Hot Chip Megamix

THE UK’S FIRST CRAFT BEER MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES HEADLINERS PRIMAL SCREAM AND HOT CHIP MEGAMIX FAT WHITE FAMILY, MARIBOU STATE (DJ), BAXTER DURY, GERD JANSON & MORE… Read more »