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ARTIST GIVES VINTAGE PLAYBOY COVERS NEW SPARKLE IN BIRMINGHAM

ARTIST GIVES VINTAGE PLAYBOY COVERS NEW SPARKLE IN BIRMINGHAM

New collection from British artist Simon Claridge celebrates iconic Playboy covers Limited edition artwork hits the shelves at Castle Fine Art’s ICC and Mailbox galleries Acclaimed British… Read more »

Ikon Gallery Programme – 2016-2017

Ikon Gallery Programme – 2016-2017

Here’s a run down of what’s on at the Ikon Gallery this year: Janet Mendelsohn Varna Road 27 January – 3 April 2016 Ikon presents the largest… Read more »

A Radio Love Affair ft 1972 Brum Soul Radio Broadcast

A Radio Love Affair ft 1972 Brum Soul Radio Broadcast

Here’s a little bit about my own love affair with radio, featuring an interview from local soul DJ legend Mickey Nold (and a radio show from 1972… Read more »

The Cinematic Time Machine 2016

The Cinematic Time Machine 2016

The Electric Cinema has now been back in operation for a decade, and to celebrate this significant milestone, 2016 will see the UK’s oldest working cinema host… Read more »

Sleaford Mods – Invisible Britain screens at the Mockingbird Fri 22 Jan

Sleaford Mods – Invisible Britain screens at the Mockingbird Fri 22 Jan

*Please note – The 22nd has sold out, limited tickets now available for a second showing on the 23rd Jan. Sleaford Mods – Invisible Britain shows the… Read more »

Michael Buble Tribute Act, Marc Dillon: Another Night of Music Announced at Star City

Michael Buble Tribute Act, Marc Dillon: Another Night of Music Announced at Star City

Michael Buble Tribute Act, Marc Dillon: Another Night of Music Announced at Star City, Birmingham The Genting Casino in Birmingham is fast becoming a hotspot for tribute… Read more »

Chris Wiggin ‘Canoodle’ Street Food Interview

Chris Wiggin ‘Canoodle’ Street Food Interview

Welcome to our special Christmas edition of Grapevine Q&A. We are ending the year with a fab interview, Chris Wiggin from Canoodle Catering and a regular at… Read more »

PANIC ON THE STREETS OF BIRMINGHAM – The Smiths & Morrissey Disco

PANIC ON THE STREETS OF BIRMINGHAM – The Smiths & Morrissey Disco

Established in November 2014, this night was created by Scott Falconer and Elliot Slawinski. Two massive Morrissey and The Smiths fanatics from Birmingham. They regularly attend the… Read more »

Celebrate Christmas with DIGBETH FIRST FRIDAY!

Celebrate Christmas with DIGBETH FIRST FRIDAY!

Kick-start your festive celebrations with another jam-packed Digbeth First Friday full of the great independent culture this unique part of Birmingham has to offer. With a wide… Read more »

The Clothes Show Live 2015 review by Jaspreet Thiara

The Clothes Show Live 2015 review by Jaspreet Thiara

It has been a week since the biggest fashion event in Birmingham. The Clothes Show that takes place every year, ran from Friday 4th to the 8th… Read more »

Rebellion. Ruin. Reconciliation. Restoration…. Welcome to the Prodigal Journey of Alabama 3.

Rebellion. Ruin. Reconciliation. Restoration…. Welcome to the Prodigal Journey of Alabama 3.

For the lost highway called, and so they went and lived loosely, squandering their estate on expensive fuel in lowly service stations, spending gold, without shitting silver…. Read more »

Richard P J Lambert: Local analogue photographer Interview by Kate Hook

Richard P J Lambert: Local analogue photographer Interview by Kate Hook

Richard P J Lambert is a analogue photographer from Birmingham, who produces visually stunning and elegant imagery from his home town to his travels around the world…. Read more »

GRAND CENTRAL TASH TAKEOVER

GRAND CENTRAL TASH TAKEOVER

Wednesday, 25 November – With Movember well and truly underway, there has been a ‘Tash Takeover’ at Grand Central as retailers and restaurants wear multi-coloured moustaches for… Read more »

‘Corona SunSet Session’ arrives at Penny Blacks, Birmingham with headliner, Tristan da Cunha

‘Corona SunSet Session’ arrives at Penny Blacks, Birmingham with headliner, Tristan da Cunha

Mexican beer brand, Corona, is heading to Penny Blacks on Saturday 28th November to bring the spirit of the beach to Birmingham. House music legend Tristan da… Read more »

MeMe Detroit new single review by Lee Endres

MeMe Detroit new single review by Lee Endres

Birmingham based MeMe Detroit has released a new single A Point Of You. It will be the second single release from forthcoming album ‘Live To Love You’ll… Read more »

Shaanti, Praza & Taste & Liquor present a 1950-60’s ‘Bollywood Grandiose’ on Saturday 5 December.

Shaanti, Praza & Taste & Liquor present a 1950-60’s ‘Bollywood Grandiose’ on Saturday 5 December.

Celebrating the sophisticated era of Bollywood with Indian inspired Cocktails, Music, Fashion and Dining. Praza presents a playground for the extravagant, designed for affable debauchery and dulgent… Read more »

The Birmingham Whisky Club Turn Up The Peat This November

The Birmingham Whisky Club Turn Up The Peat This November

The Birmingham Whisky Club, the city’s only whisky events company, is revving up the peat for it’s last event of the year, ‘Peat Freaks’. An evening showcasing… Read more »

Hyatt Festive Afternoon Tea & Fashion Show

Hyatt Festive Afternoon Tea & Fashion Show

If you want to really immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit but you do not fancy braving the busy German Markets, you may want to consider The… Read more »

The Mocking Bird & The Night Owl work together to bring fantastic events this winter

The Mocking Bird & The Night Owl work together to bring fantastic events this winter

Long gone are the days of venues taking down each other’s posters and competing against each other. Nowadays venues such as The Night Owl and The Mockingbird… Read more »

A sneak peek of Birmingham’s newest and plushest karaoke and cocktail bar!

A sneak peek of Birmingham’s newest and plushest karaoke and cocktail bar!

Karaoke Box, the karaoke cocktail bar like no other, arrived in Birmingham with the public opening launch on, Saturday 21 November. Here’s a sneak peek of what… Read more »

Santas Needed for Birmingham’s Biggest Ever Santa Run

Santas Needed for Birmingham’s Biggest Ever Santa Run

Acorns Children’s Hospice is calling on good girls and boys (of all ages) to get into the festive spirit and join Birmingham’s biggest ever Santa Run. The… Read more »

Richard Dorfmeister/Steve Cobby to DJ at Hare & Hounds + Exclusive Interviews

Richard Dorfmeister/Steve Cobby to DJ at Hare & Hounds + Exclusive Interviews

This Saturday (14th Nov) Leftfoot will be welcoming Richard Dorfmeister and Steve Cobby to the Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath. In the world of electronic music Richard… Read more »

DIGBETH FIRST FRIDAY – 6th Nov 2015

DIGBETH FIRST FRIDAY – 6th Nov 2015

Wrap up warm and get ready to explore the exciting variety of independent culture for November’s Digbeth First Friday! Start your evening by viewing The Bond Café’s… Read more »

Birmingham Club & Gig Guide Nov 2015

Birmingham Club & Gig Guide Nov 2015

November’s nightlife, gig guide and music listings for Birmingham are out and there’s plenty to be excited about this month. The godfather of MOD, Paul Weller swings… Read more »

Howie Payne of Liverpool group ‘The Stands’ set to play Hare & Hounds

Howie Payne of Liverpool group ‘The Stands’ set to play Hare & Hounds

Howie Payne is the driving force behind the Liverpool group ‘The Stands’ and is set to play his first live shows in two years. After a whirlwind… Read more »

Annual Kings Heath Winter Fest

Annual Kings Heath Winter Fest

Kings Heath BID (Business Improvement District) has unveiled details of the annual Kings Heath Winter Fest, taking place on Saturday 14th November, in a day of free… Read more »

Do you LOVE DANCING.. and SWINGS? RoguePlay Theatre host aerial training programme!

Do you LOVE DANCING.. and SWINGS? RoguePlay Theatre host aerial training programme!

RoguePlay Theatre are hosting an intensive aerial training programme for performers, semi-professional aerialists, dancers and physical theatre practitioners. The course is aimed at intermediate to advanced level practitioners and designed… Read more »

10% Discount for Love Wine festival Sat, 7th Nov at Hotel du Vin

10% Discount for Love Wine festival Sat, 7th Nov at Hotel du Vin

The fabulous Love Wine Festival is offering a 10% Discount for Grapevine Birmingham followers, simply use the following code when booking tickets: LOVEGRAPE10 Love Wine is a new… Read more »

Natural Healthy Foods Celebrate This Weekend

Natural Healthy Foods Celebrate This Weekend

Natural Healthy Foods is an independent shop based underneath The Warehouse Café on Allison Street in Digbeth. Stocking a range of vegan, raw, gluten free, dairy free… Read more »

Glitz and Glam preview – The Clothes Show 2015 by Jaspreet Thiara

Glitz and Glam preview – The Clothes Show 2015 by Jaspreet Thiara

Birmingham’s most sought after fashion event returns from 4-8 December 2015. For us fashionistas and stylish shopaholics, there will be a spectrum of fashionized & beauticious fun,… Read more »

Video Exclusive: MeMe Detroit New Single ‘A Point Of You’

Video Exclusive: MeMe Detroit New Single ‘A Point Of You’

We are delighted to be the first to get our mits on Birmingham based MeMe Detroit‘s brand new video for new single A Point Of You, out Friday… Read more »

British Film Institute brings two wonderful films to Brum with a twist!

British Film Institute brings two wonderful films to Brum with a twist!

My Beautiful Launderette in a working Washeteria Saturday 14th November, My Beautiful Launderette, Birmingham. The BFI and Plusnet have come together to rekindle the nation’s passion for… Read more »

Taste & Liquor team up with Botanical Gardens to host a spooky Halloween Feast

Taste & Liquor team up with Botanical Gardens to host a spooky Halloween Feast

Join Taste & Liquor for a frighteningly fun event on Saturday 31st October, for an alternative Halloween. Taste & Liquor have teamed up with Botanical Gardens to… Read more »

Swim Deep – O2 Institute review by Sabrina Fung

Swim Deep – O2 Institute review by Sabrina Fung

I was enjoying my usual coffee and chill time in Faculty few weeks ago, when one of the barista’s put on a very dreamy playlist, it sounded… Read more »

All Years Leaving Festival at Hare & Hounds – Fri 23rd Oct

All Years Leaving Festival at Hare & Hounds – Fri 23rd Oct

Now in its third successive year, All Years Leaving Festival returns this October to the beating heart of the Midlands for two days taking over the Hare… Read more »

The Birmingham Whisky Club invites Brummies to create their own whisky

The Birmingham Whisky Club invites Brummies to create their own whisky

The Birmingham Whisky Club, the city’s only whisky tasting events company, is hosting an exciting new event with global whisky brand, Chivas Regal. The upcoming event, ‘A Blending… Read more »

Vintage & Vinyl at The Night Owl

Vintage & Vinyl at The Night Owl

The Night Owl are fast building a reputation as the best Northern Soul & Motown Club in the world with soul fans travelling from far and wide… Read more »

Syrian supper club will serve Middle Eastern banquet in aid of refugees

Syrian supper club will serve Middle Eastern banquet in aid of refugees

A special dinner event will introduce Birmingham’s food lovers to the cuisine of Syria, with all profits donated to Oxfam’s Syrian refugee appeal. ‘ATaste of Syria’ banquet… Read more »

DIGBETH DINING CLUB at the HARE AND HOUNDS

DIGBETH DINING CLUB at the HARE AND HOUNDS

Street food innovators Digbeth Dining Club will be heading to Kings Heath and joining forces with the Hare & Hounds on Sunday 18th October for another special… Read more »

Chi Kitchen Launch & Press Review

Chi Kitchen Launch & Press Review

Grapevine Birmingham was invited to the grand launch of Chi Kitchen Pan Asian Restaurant in Debenhams, Bullring last night and what a great welcome for us all,… Read more »

Birmingham Club & Gig Guide Oct 2015

Birmingham Club & Gig Guide Oct 2015

Welcome to our October 2015 live music and DJ listings for Birmingham. We search high and low to unearth the best nightlife and music events every month,… Read more »

Benjamin Yellowitz confirmed for Oxjam Takeover Festival + Full Line-Up!

Benjamin Yellowitz confirmed for Oxjam Takeover Festival + Full Line-Up!

“Benjamin Yellowitz is a truly talented singer songwriter. His performances are compelling, emotive and energetic. Definitely one to watch!” Tammy Gooding, BBC. The twelve-hour festival programme features… Read more »

New app designed to help visitors to UAB pub family!

New app designed to help visitors to UAB pub family!

A new app has been designed to help visitors enjoy two of the city’s superior pubs, The Lord Clifden and Red Lion! (UAB) Urban Art Bar is… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday – 2nd October

Digbeth First Friday – 2nd October

Experience the great independent culture this unique part of Birmingham has to offer, by exploring the wide variety of late night treats on offer, including exhibition openings,… Read more »

Off the Scale up-cycled boutique clothing shop opening in Birmingham

Off the Scale up-cycled boutique clothing shop opening in Birmingham

Off the Scale is a not for profit boutique clothing shop opening in Birmingham selling recycled and up-cycled clothing by the Kilo. Off The Scale not only… Read more »

Grand Central opening & Andy Street Interview

Grand Central opening & Andy Street Interview

It has been nearly two weeks since attending the pre-launch media breakfast on Thursday 24th September 2015, for the Grand Central Birmingham opening & John Lewis Ribbon-cutting…. Read more »

Local Community Unites for Grand Central Launch

Local Community Unites for Grand Central Launch

It was a national affair as Grand Central Birmingham finally opened its doors to shoppers but, they ensured that their launch was rooted firmly in the Birmingham… Read more »

Chi Kitchen Set to Delight Birmingham Shoppers

Chi Kitchen Set to Delight Birmingham Shoppers

All customers spending £40 or more on Health and Beauty products in Debenhams will get a free glass of Champagne when they spend £18 at Chi Kitchen*… Read more »

Oxjam Brum Takeover Festival returns Saturday 17 October.

Oxjam Brum Takeover Festival returns Saturday 17 October.

Oxjam Brum is a major one-day multi-venue celebration 
of the best of Birmingham’s independent music scene, curated and delivered 
by a team of dedicated volunteers who know… Read more »

THE TRAIL OF THOMAS LOVE

THE TRAIL OF THOMAS LOVE

A special evening of songs and projections in Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge. Produced and performed by Nathan Tromans. A live project mixing photography, music and storytelling based on the… Read more »