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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

One month to go until historic Brum Youth Trends Summit.

The young people of Birmingham have spoken and it’s almost time to hear them roar: the Brum Youth Trends Summit is taking place in just under a month and it’s set...

Local talent – Xhosa Cole wins BBC Young Jazz Musician 2018.

Handsworth born Xhosa Cole, 22, has been announced as the winner of BBC Young Jazz Musician 2018. The final was held on Saturday evening (24/11) and broadcast on BBC Four on Sunday,...

A brand-new book celebrating female achievement within the city will be launched this month.

Once Upon A Time In Birmingham: Women Who Dared To Dream is a new book celebrating 30 inspirational Birmingham women. The publication has been brought to life by a stunning collection...

Major photography project ‘This Birmingham: It’s all about the people’ launches.

Portrait and commercial photographer Richard Battye, has today launched the, "This Birmingham," photography project, which is a follow-up to his hugely successful “This England,” exhibition that toured around the United Kingdom...

Creative industries in West Midlands to get £1.2m boost from Government

Creative industries in the West Midlands will benefit from a £1.2m boost from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Creative Industries Minister and Stourbridge MP, Margot James, launched the new...

The Flatpack Film Festival returns to take over city venues next month.

Each Spring creators descend upon the city for the Flatpack Festival, treating pass holders to an array of expressive film and performance Shorts, live cinema, animation and music combine to produce...

Bonehead meets Bowie this weekend as fried chicken joint host tribute to the Starman

The Lower Severn Street location is hosting a weekend dedicated to one of the most ground-breaking musicians the world has seen, celebrating what would have been the star’s 72nd birthday, which...

A one-day festival celebrating street culture is coming to Digbeth this Easter Sunday.

This Is Street is a one-off, full-day festival presented by the forces of Digbeth Dining Club and MOHO. From 12pm until late Lower Trinity Street will be closed, in order to...

A hat-rick of festive successes for Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Birmingham Repertory Theatre (The REP) is celebrating a hat-trick of West End successes as three of its productions are playing in London this month.  All of them Christmas shows. Nativity! The Musical originally...

Award-winning Tokyotattoo Studios are opening their new venture in the Jewellery Quarter in July.

After roaring success in Cheltenham Tokyotattoo Studios will be bringing their expert electric tattooing to a private studio based on St Paul’s Square in the iconic and infamously artsy Jewellery Quarter...


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