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The spookiest afternoon tea at Harvey Nichols

It’s spooky and it’s kooky … and altogether tasty! Harvey Nichols Birmingham launches a limited edition Halloween afternoon tea featuring a range of ghoulish sweet treats. Available at the luxury Mailbox store from now until Monday October 31, the specially-themed tea includes pumpkin macarons, marshmallow ghosts, mango witch cakes, mini chocolate and orange cups, and […]

Low fuss Halloween dress-up inspo

Halloween is just round the corner! It’s that time of the year where you get to dress up as scary or as cute as you like. However, fancy dress can be expensive and time-consuming. Sometimes less is more so we have pulled together some pieces that you can sport on the day or after Halloween […]

Smell extra good this season with The Fragrance Shop

Already having a store in the Bull Ring, The Fragrance Shop will be opening up a new store on High Street to guarantee you smell good all year round. The store will be opening tomorrow (29th October) so be sure to get down there for some great offers.  

Celebrate day of the dead at Be At One

Celebrate one of the biggest nights of the year at Be At One with a party atmosphere second to none. Fancy dress is encouraged but not a necessity, however Be At One will be awarding the best dressed group a £100 bar tab* so dress to impress! *no killer clowns please Tables are selling out […]

Have a taste of Spain this Christmas

Spanish restaurant Amantia on Bennetts Hill are offering Christmas with a Spanish twist. Taking bookings for their Christmas menu, available from 1st December. With something to tickle everyone’s taste buds, you will receive a delicious three-course meal. Check out their CHRISTMAS MENU 2016 For that extra festive fun, Amantia are also offering Flamenco shows with your Christmas […]

Spotlight retailer: No.50 Birmingham

Family-run by two Brummie brothers,Jamie and Jordan, No.50 has made its home in the heart of the city on Pinfold Street. Jordan has worked in the industry for 20 years, working his way up through the ranks in retail since the age of 18 as a sales assistant, onto visual merchandiser and then becoming a […]

Glorious new food and drink at The Botanist

The Botanist welcomes a new food and drink menu this Autumn/Winter. Whether you’re after a twist on an old school classic or something original and fresh, you’ll find your new favourite on their new drinks menu. And if you love English home comforts then this new food menu will not disappoint. From favourites such as […]

BrandBrum Winner!

Retail BID and Orb launched a competition last month to celebrate World Photography Day on August 19th. Entrants had to submit 10 photos which captured what Birmingham’s brand meant to them. We had over 1000 photos submitted and we are very pleased to announce the winner of the competition is………Hanny Foxhole! Danny will receive £1,000 […]

Reuben Colley captures Birmingham’s shopping streets

Reuben Colley has been painting Birmingham city centre for 15 years. Since his first exhibition ‘Impressions of Birmingham’ in 2001, the city has undergone a metamorphosis, from the redevelopment of the Bullring, and the Rotunda’s facelift, to our shiny new Grand Central. Reuben has captured and documented it all in his oil paintings. In this […]