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Everything you need for back-to-school

With the new school term quickly approaching, it’s time to start back-to-school shopping with the kids! The checklist of everything they need can be overwhelming, however, with 5 major department stores and over 1,000 shops, you’ll have no trouble finding everything you need in the city centre. Here are a few shops that we recommend hitting first! […]

All the offers you need to know about for National Burger Day

There’s a special day for burgers and it’s happening next week! Celebrated on 24th August every year, National Burger Day is an important culinary day in the calendar for burger connoisseurs and in honour of the momentous day, many restaurants in the city are offering delicious burger deals to get you involved. Here’s what offers are going on […]

Where to get happy hour cocktails in Birmingham

It’s always happy hour in Birmingham! With dozens of bars and restaurants offering 2-4-1 and drink promotions across the city, there’s no excuse to be thirsty any day of the week. We’ve put together a list of just a few of the best happy hour and drink promotions to try out in the city centre. […]

Tamatanga restaurant to open in Birmingham

Following the success of their Nottingham eatery, Indian restaurant tamatanga, loved for their hearty, home-style Indian food, have today announced the opening of a second site. Due to open in September 2017, the new premises, which will be located on Navigation Street in Birmingham will see a revamp of the tamatanga brand, which has been […]

Harvey Nichols welcomes Stone Island in store

Iconic Italian fashion brand Stone Island has launched its latest collection at Harvey Nichols Birmingham. The exciting menswear range at the luxury Mailbox store offers an extensive selection of chic sports-inspired pieces for the new season. Founded in 1982 by Massimo Osti, Stone Island embraces a casual aesthetic that focuses on functionality as well as […]

Midlands Whisky Festival toasts success by announcing autumn show

It’s the news whisky-connoisseurs have been waiting for; Midlands Whisky Festival is back for Autumn 2017. Following the success of the Stourbridge festival last month, the two-day spectacular will return to the region in for a second stint in September. Taking place at thestudiobirmingham, Midlands Whisky Festival, the biggest event of its type outside London, […]

Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market 2017

Victoria Square & New Street
16.11.2017 - 24.12.2017

Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market is set to return to Victoria Square and New Street from Thursday 16 November – Sunday 24 December and will open 10am to 9pm every day. This is the largest outdoor Christmas market in the country and sits at the centre of Birmingham’s festive celebrations. Drawing crowds from across the city […]

Temper’s Birminiature postcards to raise thousands as part of The Big Sleuth

A limited-edition series of fine art postcards featuring reproductions of iconic Birmingham buildings is aiming to raise thousands of pounds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity as part of The Big Sleuth sculpture trail. The stunning Birminiatures collection by celebrated artist Temper features 15 paintings of buildings such as Grand Central, Rotunda, Mailbox and Piccadilly Arcade. […]

Birmingham Weekender returns to the city centre

Birmingham’s largest arts festival, Birmingham Weekender features an awe-inspiring programme of free events from hundreds of world-class West Midlands and international artists and companies. The festival returns on 22-24 September 2017 following the success of their first festival in 2015. Expect an exciting programme packed with new commissions, world premieres, roaming and pop-up street theatre, participative events and workshops, and […]

Win stylish globe bookends worth over £100 with Smithsonia

It’s competition time at Smithsonia gift store! Be in with a chance to win these stylish globe bookends worth over £100! Whether it’s the perfect addition to your bookshelf or a thoughtful gift for someone special, all you have to do to enter is share this FB post and tell Smithsonia in the comments where your dream destination […]