Category Archives: Article

The Vanguard Meadery & Cocktail Bar

Independent venues have been opening at a rate of knots in the Jewellery Quarter over the past couple of years. It’s become a firm favourite location for Friday evening drinking and dining with everyone we know. From The Pig & … Continue reading

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*** Not *** The Frankfurt Christmas Market: Skate Birmingham and City Social

We’re told that The Frankfurt Market brings untold riches to our city, but no-one has been able to quantify it for me.  It certainly brings some cheer, but also hordes of tourists.  Pretty much everyone who lives or works in … Continue reading

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Taxi Cop: Stay Safe on a Night Out

We spent about eight years living in Brum City Centre, first near the top of Beetham Tower (that’s the top of the Radisson hotel building on Holloway Circus Roundabout aka “Pagoda Island”), and then near the top of the Orion … Continue reading

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£3 Million Restoration for Roundhouse

One of Birmingham’s most interesting historic buildings, which we were lucky enough to recently have a peak inside, is set to be brought back to life after being awarded a £2.5m National Lottery grant. The funding will enable a partnership … Continue reading

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JURASSIC KINGDOM BRINGS DINOSAURS TO LIFE IN BIRMINGHAM

Prehistoric experience takes over Botanical Gardens from 20 May until 4 June Jurassic Kingdom: Where Dinosaurs Come To Life, is an extraordinary, new animatronic experience, which will see life-sized DINOSAURS taking over Birmingham Botanical Gardens from 20 May until 4 June, where … Continue reading

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Shucks! What a fizzy deal at Opus…

It’s a magical mollusc, a beautiful bivalve, salty snack that is lauded as an aphrodisiac. There’s no doubt that oysters, once a peasant food, are now among the ultimate delicacies for foodies. They’ve long been linked to amour – Aphrodite … Continue reading

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70s and 80s legends Boney M complete Birmingham Pride line-up!

Organisers of Birmingham Pride have announced that 70s amd 80s legends, Boney M, who have notched up millions of record sales and No.1 hits worldwide,  will be performing  at the festival on Sunday 28 May. Boney M’s hit singles span … Continue reading

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