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.

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-Opens

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-Opens

#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 on Saturday 1st August for… Read more »

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 »

Here comes The Night Owl with Midnight City Soul (Stripped Back)

Saturday 1st 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 »

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 »

UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell & Astro Announce The Unprecedented Tour 2021

UB40 featuring Ali Campbell & Astro have announced a run of shows for 2021 – ‘The Unprecedented Tour’ – which will call at some of the biggest… Read more »

Check out this Birmingham restaurant’s innovative way to say safe

Ming Moon, Birmingham’s most popular Asian buffet restaurant, is returning from lockdown with a brand new system to protect the health of customers and staff. The unique… 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 – 11 July

This week’s OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List is brought to you courtesy of Danny de Reybekill who presents brand new tunes from: Flake // Dapz On The Map // Jorja Smith // KIOKO // Foxgluvv // Alex Lleo Our Featured… Read more »

The Pineapple Club Cocktail Bar & Beer Boutique

Summer 2020 the team from The Vanguard at 1000 Trades are set to bring Birmingham it’s newest bar, The Pineapple Club Cocktail Bar & Beer Boutique!Samuel Boulton… Read more »

The Floodgate Re-Opens + Free Game of Pit Pat for NHS Staff

The Floodgate Re-Opens + Free Game of Pit Pat for NHS Staff

GAME ON! The Floodgate broke-free from lockdown on 4th July. Their booking system is NOW OPEN: https://bit.ly/TheFloodgateBookNow The Floodgate team have worked hard to put safe and… Read more »

COVID-19 Safety Measures: The Indian Streatery

COVID-19 Safety Measures: The Indian Streatery At The Indian Streatery, the safety of their customers and staff has been the first and only priority as they prepared… Read more »

Dishoom Birmingham to open 18th July!

The Dishoom team are delighted to announce that the doors to Dishoom Birmingham will (finally!) open next week. The café (which was originally due to open on… Read more »

Kristof Kintera: THE END OF FUN! 16 Sep – 22 Nov 2020

Kristof Kintera: THE END OF FUN! 16 Sep – 22 Nov 2020

Ikon announces the most comprehensive UK exhibition of work by Czech artist Krištof Kintera (b. 1973, Prague). Internationally acclaimed for his sculptural, often kinetic works imbued with… 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 »

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 »

Bars and Restaurants Re-Opening in Birmingham on 4th July 2020

Bars and Restaurants Re-Opening in Birmingham on 4th July 2020

It’s been a very long wait for us all, and whilst COVID-19 is still a real threat to life, the UK Government has paved the way for… 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 »

Matt Philip Hale “Thematic Roundabout” Music Project

West Midlands underground indie warrior Matt Philip Hale (formerly Miles Perhower of Miss Halliwell) is pioneering a new album format – the “living album” – in which… 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 »

Kray Treadwell to open 670 Grams Restaurant in Digbeth offering an unpretentious and accessible menu.

Kray Treadwell to open 670 Grams Restaurant in Digbeth offering an unpretentious and accessible menu.

Great British Menu finalist, Kray Treadwell has announced plans to open his first restaurant in Digbeth, Birmingham. Named after the weight of his daughter when she was… Read more »

Exclusive 10% Grapevine Discount for MY Flamingos Mobile Cocktails

Exclusive 10% Grapevine Discount for MY Flamingos Mobile Cocktails

Get the cocktails delivered while staying in. MY Flamingos Mobile Bar offers cocktail delivery service in Birmingham. Their creative & classic cocktails are made with fresh ingredients… 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 »

Mark Harrison’s Story of The Blues, Big John Wrencher and The Wolf

Despite the lockdown, Tuesdays is still Bluesdays in Brum and further afield! Every Tuesday evening, Henry’s Blueshouse host live streamed gigs and talks. Following that on 9th… Read more »

200 Degrees reopens Birmingham Colmore Row shop for takeaway service

Coffee lovers can pick up freshly roasted coffee, other hot and cold drinks, and cakes to go at 200 Degrees Coffee’s Colmore Row shop in Birmingham city… 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 »

Birmingham’s Oldest Pub launches online store during Covid-19

Birmingham’s Oldest Pub launches online store during Covid-19

Birmingham’s oldest and award winning pub The Old Crown has launched an online shop, to bring some of the best in Birmingham to your doorstep during Covid-19…. Read more »

All Greek Authentic Street Food Emerge From Lockdown with Takeaways

Situated in the very heart of the city, All Greek Street Food has been perfectly placed to tentatively re emerge from Pandemic lockdown. Larisa and team opened… Read more »

Indico Evolves During Lockdown!

Indico represents the fast moving front-line in Birmingham’s culinary status both nationally and internationally. Their colourful take on boutique fine-casual Indian Street food & Cocktails has been… Read more »

What’s on at The Night Owl this weekend?

What’s on at The Night Owl this weekend?

Finish off May with a bit of soul, ska, mod, psych and more retro tunes courtesy of The Night Owl! Friday 29th May Event Name: Dig? With… 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 »

200 Degrees reopens Birmingham Colmore Row shop for takeaway service

200 Degrees reopens Birmingham Colmore Row shop for takeaway service

Coffee lovers can pick up freshly roasted coffee, other hot and cold drinks, and cakes to go at 200 Degrees Coffee’s Colmore Row shop in Birmingham city… 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 »

The Plough Harborne back in action!

The Plough Harborne back in action!

For those who have missed their fix of The Plough Harborne during the lockdown, fear not, The Plough has reopened with an amazing Click & Collect option… 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 »

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