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The latest news direct from Birmingham city centre shops, bars, restaurants and hotels. Whether it’s a new product range, the latest sales information or a new store, you’ll see it here first.

Britain’s Got Talent 2019 Winner Colin Thackery announces show at Town Hall Birmingham

Colin Thackery, the winner who stole everyone’s hearts on Britain’s Got Talent earlier this year, has announced a major tour for...

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Lost Lagoon coming to Birmingham

This autumn Bompas & Parr and Captain Morgan rum are joining forces to take visitors to Bullring & Grand Central...

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Selfridges celebrates one year of redefining luxury

Selfridges Birmingham is celebrating a year of redefining luxury, marking the 12 month anniversary of the transformation of Level 4...

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James Bushell presents The Barbershop Project at Harvey Nichols

Leading Birmingham hairdresser James Bushell is launching a range of new barber services at his luxury salon in Harvey Nichols...

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Singin’ In The Rain coming to The Alexandra Theatre

Audiences can expect a downpour of unforgettable songs and old town glamour when the classic musical Singin’ In The Rain...

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Bill’s Restaurant’s exciting new look

Bill’s Restaurant at Bullring has had an exciting makeover and a brand new menu too! The beautiful floral entrance which...

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Exclusive interactive lego store coming to Bullring

Hammerson have announced that the world famous LEGO Group is to open two new stores in its flagship destinations –...

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Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 the musical opening at The Alexandra on 6 Sept

The producers of 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL today announced the full cast for the second production when it embarks...

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#Loveyourindependents – our third video showcasing our independents!

This is the final video of a series of three videos for our Love Your Independents campaign. We hope we...

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Drop Zone: Introducing Presented By

GET YOUR HANDS ON THE MOST SOUGHT-AFTER STREETWEAR Missed the latest fashion drop? Fear not, as London’s cult collective Presented...

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Social darts experience, Flight Club is now open

Flight Club, the world’s first ‘Social Darts’ venue, is now open in Birmingham. Following a launch event last night where...

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Selfridges launches ‘quiet hour’ for autistic customers

In collaboration with the National Autistic Society, Selfridges Birmingham has launched a weekly quiet hour to help accommodate autistic shoppers...

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Free screenings of films and festivals at The Mailbox this summer

There is a full schedule of entertainment to keep the kids busy this summer at The Mailbox. The centre’s Urban...

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#LoveYourIndependents – Fashion & Beauty

We love our independent businesses here in Birmingham city centre. As part of our independents campaign this July we are...

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Oh you pretty things!

Harvey Nichols Birmingham celebrates all things beauty with some of the industry’s biggest names at its Oh You Pretty Things...

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England cricket star to host exclusive evening at The Ivy Temple Row

As the cricketing eyes of the world turn to Birmingham, seven-time Ashes veteran Ian Bell will be sharing his stories...

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Top independent coffee shops to visit

This month we are all about our independent businesses and here are our top picks for an amazing coffee and...

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World Premiere of Peaky Blinders fifth season to take place in Birmingham

The world premiere for the fifth series of Peaky Blinders is to take place in Birmingham at the Town Hall,...

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Limited-Edition Designer Bridal Collection Coming to Birmingham

Couture bridal designer, Hermione de Paula’s, new limited-edition collection of hand-embroidered gowns is coming to Birmingham for one weekend only....

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We are celebrating Independents Month!

This July we are celebrating our amazing, unique independent businesses in Birmingham city centre. Our independents offer that something different...

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Luxury women’s fashion brand James Lakeland to open at the Mailbox

Birmingham’s premier shopping, dining and lifestyle destination is boosting its fashion offering with the arrival of James Lakeland. The luxury...

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Direct from London Palladium sold out run The King and I is coming to The Alexandra Theatre

Following a Broadway run, a sell out record breaking season at the world famous London Palladium this production will also...

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Bullring & Grand Central line up a summer of food, festivals and tennis

Forget about the rain, summer is almost here and Bullring & Grand Central is making the most of it with...

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Luxury bridal designers choose Birmingham

Luxury, global bridal designers have chosen Birmingham as the city to make their collections accessible to UK brides outside of...

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Ooty launches ‘Ooty Station’ in Selfridges Birmingham

Ooty Station at Selfridges Birmingham, promises to transport customer’s taste buds through a culinary journey, with a menu of exquisite...

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Cheers to a summer of gin at Harvey Nichols

CHASE AFTERNOON TEA, MASTERCLASSES & GIN DINNER | HARVEY NICHOLS BIRMINGHAM We’ll take our tea with two sugars … and...

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Is it time to call the sneaker doc?

Need your designer sneakers brought back to life? The Sneaker Doc™ launches exclusively in Harvey Nichols this week, offering a...

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Say ‘aloha’ to Kuula Poké as Birmingham’s first Hawaiian poké bar opens in Great Western Arcade next Monday

Kuula Poké is an exciting, new, fast-casual eatery, set to create an oasis of sunshine in the heart of Birmingham....

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Get ready for Spring/Summer with the new collections in Selfridges Birmingham

It’s back to the ‘80s this Spring as acid wash, distressed denim and tie-dye return to the high street –...

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World’s Biggest Primark is now OPEN

Primark on High Street today (11 April) officially opened it’s doors to crowds of eager customers at 10am. Performers from...

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#HELLOBRUM from World’s Biggest Primark

We managed to get a sneak peek of the new Primark ahead of the official opening on 11 April. ‘Friends...

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Harvey Nichols have Easter cracked!

Spring has finally sprung and with Easter just around the corner Harvey Nichols have compiled an edit of tantalising treats...

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City’s most stylish show goes underground

The Harvey Nichols Fashion Show – renowned as Birmingham’s most stylish event – returns next month to reveal the very...

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Vitamin Injections are popping up in Birmingham!

Vitamin Injections London offers intravenous (IV) and intramuscular (IM) injections that are designed to help encourage health and wellbeing from...

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Herman Ze German to open at Bullring & Grand Central

The capital’s favourite sausage shop, Herman ze German, is coming to Birmingham this spring as it opens at Grand Central...

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New bagel and doughnut shop, The Steamhouse to open in Birmingham city centre

A new bagel and doughnut shop is set to open in Birmingham city centre this spring. Expanding from their Leamington...

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Time to say ‘aloha’ to Kuula Poké as Birmingham’s first Hawaiian poké bar comes to Colmore Row

Kuula Poké is an exciting, new, fast-casual eatery, set to create an oasis of sunshine in the heart of Birmingham’s...

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#loveyourindependents – Food & Drink

We have culinary delights from all over the world in Birmingham city centre, so there is something to suit even...

Nocturnal Animals welcomes new restaurant concept Kisama

Nocturnal Animals is welcoming a new restaurant concept – evolving from the playful pan-Asian food the restaurant has served to...

New location makes the cut for The Barber House expansion

The Barber House has welcomed the likes of Cillian Murphy, Lenny Henry and The Vamps, and now it’s putting even...

Bill’s restaurant celebrate Pancake Day with a special pancake menu

With Pancake Day just around the corner, casual restaurant group Bill’s, are celebrating with a delicious and diverse pancake menu...

Birmingham chef Alex Claridge launches new food and drink experience ‘Enigma’

Not fine dining, not a bar and utterly unlike anything else.  Enigma is a new food and drink experience from Michelin Star...

Your guide to the perfect shopping trip in Birmingham

Birmingham is famous for its world-class shopping offer and if you’re planning a day’s shopping trip in the city, it’s...

Great Western Arcade welcomes new independent food retailer

On Monday 25th February 2019, Great Western Arcade, the unique shopping and lifestyle destination in the heart of Birmingham, will be...

Here’s where your kids can eat for £1 or less this February half term

School’s out! To celebrate half term, some restaurants in the city centre have put on some unmissable offers to tempt...

Top-rated pizza restaurant opens in Grand Central

Acclaimed pizza restaurant @pizza has opened in Grand Central. Bringing its signature rectangular pizzas and a mouth-watering 64,000 flavour combinations to...

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