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Birmingham secures prestigious Britain from the Air street photography exhibition

Birmingham city centre will come alive with colour this summer after being chosen to host a prestigious street photography exhibition. Britain from the Air, which features 100 giant aerial photographs, will swoop into the city centre in mid-July for a two-month stay to give added appeal for summer shoppers and tourists. The exhibition, free to […]

Discover Birmingham’s independent retail scene with Found

Visitors can now uncover Birmingham’s hidden gems with the launch of a unique guide, designed by the city’s homegrown talent.  The new Found guide features over 100 independent businesses including restaurants, cafés, bars and hairdressers, captured through beautiful illustrations and stunning photography by local artists and creatives. Alongside unique artwork, inspired by the individuality of […]

Sustainable body care brand opens first store in Birmingham

Sustainable and ethical cosmetic brand, eness Cosmetics opens their first store on Cannon Street today. Marking the first in what will be a large chain of stores throughout the UK, eness Cosmetics will offer consumers the opportunity to buy quality body care products for all ages and skin types, at a fraction of the cost […]

Award-winning chef to open venture at the Mailbox

The city’s premier lifestyle and shopping destination, the Mailbox, has today announced that it will welcome Tom’s Kitchen Birmingham later this year. Founded by one of the UK’s most acclaimed and inspirational award-winning chefs, Tom Aikens, Tom’s Kitchen Birmingham will open as a restaurant, bar and deli at the Mailbox in December. As the first […]

Have a summer feast at Harvey Nichols

If you’ve blown the budget on your summer holidays, this tasty deal from Harvey Nichols means you can enjoy dining out without the ouch! The luxury Mailbox store launches its summer dining promotion this week, with a delicious three-course meal and cocktail for just £22. The menu features three starters, three mains and three desserts […]

The Botanist introduces ‘The Plant Rooms’

The Botanist opens up secret basement bar for parties and event hire. Three rooms are available to hire for free – The Discovery Room, The Tool Room and event hire. “Explore the Discovery Room, the perfect retreat for inquisitive plant lovers to dine in our secluded haven. “The Tool Room is for budding Botanists to […]

Top 10 wedding gifts from independents

Wedding season is on the doorstep! You’ve got your outfit sorted but now it’s the question of what to get the newly married couple? Don’t worry, we have complied some ideas of the perfect wedding gifts from our very own independent stores to tie in with our new ‘Found’ guide. Bentleys This rustic vintage slogan frame […]