Category Archives: Article

Christmas Fun in Brum – fab places for friends and colleagues

The big day will soon be upon us, and bookings for Christmas lunches, dinners, drinks, and other activities are already open at many of the city’s hotspots, so here’s the low down of great things to organise for partying with … Continue reading

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Sadler’s Become All Social in Harborne

Sadler’s Brewing Co. has announced the launch of Brewer’s Social Harborne, the third venue in its expanding roster which includes Sadler’s Brewhouse & Bar in Lye and Sadler’s Taproom Quinton. A place to be social no matter what time of … Continue reading

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The Good Intent – Every good deed deserves a beer…

With the right support on Crowdfunder, Craddock’s brewery will open Brum’s first charity supporting not-for-profit bar In the Victorian splendour of The Great Western Arcade in the city centre.  Every three months the bar will nominate a charity to support.  … Continue reading

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No Outsiders teacher to lead Birmingham Pride Parade

The inspiring teacher at the centre of Birmingham’s recent ‘No Outsiders’ school lessons controversy is to lead this year’s Birmingham Pride Parade. Andrew Moffat MBE, the assistant head at Parkfield Community School in the city’s Saltley district, will launch and lead … Continue reading

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Nominate Now: Independent Birmingham Awards 2019

Over the last 5 years Independent Birmingham has championed both the city of Birmingham, and the marvellous independents that are the life and soul of this place we call home. The Independent Birmingham Awards are a way of further celebrating … Continue reading

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I like graffiti… but is it art? Let’s tour Brum’s Street Art!

Graffiti – is it art?  Of course it is!  Our friend, and Birmingham grande dame of street art @yipski, has come in for some outrageous criticism for commissioning Bristol artist @cheba to paint a wonderful mural on the otherwise-dull side of her Harborne … Continue reading

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Twins to revitalise The Boathouse restaurant in Sutton Coldfield

Twin brothers from Sutton Coldfield who trained under Michelin star chefs are to breathe new life into a landmark local restaurant. Scott and Steven Lewis, having worked for many years in some of London’s top restaurants including Quaglinos, La Tante … Continue reading

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