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Sunday, October 22, 2017

22 reasons why Birmingham should host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

With the decision due soon as to whether an English Bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games will be submitted and, if so, whether it will be Birmingham which becomes the UK’s...

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games would bring Urban Street Festival and Basketball to Victoria Square

Birmingham’s Victoria Square would transform into a sporting and cultural landmark for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, as the bid team unveils the city centre location as the venue for 3×3...

Birmingham marks 70 years of Indian and Pakistan independence.

A series of events are taking place across Birmingham this week to mark the 70th anniversary of India’s and Pakistan’s independence. Both countries became independent of British rule in 1947, an event...

Barclaycard Arena to be renamed Arena Birmingham from 1st September

From Friday 1st September 2017, Barclaycard Arena in the heart of the city centre will be renamed Arena Birmingham, following Barclays PLC decision to move away from the long-term naming rights...

Library of Birmingham and Birmingham Repertory Theatre announce joint conferencing and events venture

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the Library of Birmingham have today (07/08) announced a joint conferencing and events venture, Unique Venues Birmingham (UVB). Unique Venues Birmingham is a new commercial venture between the...

Biggest ever parade of Ferrari sports cars to go on display in the city...

Classic car enthusiasts will be excited to see Birmingham's largest ever parade of Ferraris as 70 of the iconic vehicles drive through the city centre on Friday 28th July. The beautiful cars...

Solar Polar Bear has disappeared from Victoria Square but don’t worry. 

Solar Polar Bear, which is one of the 237 Bears in the Big Sleuth, that resides in Victoria Square has disappeared overnight. Members of the public are advised not to worry because...

Peaky Blinders bear to watch over The Big Sleuth sculpture trail this summer.

By order of the Peaky Blinders… families taking part in the hotly-anticipated The Big Sleuth trail will come under the watchful eye of the Shelby family if they visit the Mailbox...

Tattoo festival with a twist to make its’ mark on the Midlands this weekend.

Some of the finest tattoo artists in the UK will converge on Walsall FC's Bescot Stadium on Saturday (01/07) for a two day celebration of their art. Cirque du Tattoo Festival promises to...

Ntorious inner city lock-up that housed the Peaky Blinders to open its doors to...

Steelhouse Lane, the notorious inner city lock-up that housed the likes of Fred West and the Peaky Blinders during its operational years, opens its doors to the public on Saturday 17th...

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