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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.

Bars and restaurants confirmed opening dates

Please see below an up-to-date list of bars and restaurants planning to re-open in Birmingham City Centre from 4 July...

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The Wilderness x Staying Cool: Two like-minded Indies reinvent going out

Staying Cool, the boutique serviced apartment operator, and Alex Claridge, chef owner of the acclaimed 3 AA Rosette restaurant The...

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New ‘Birmingham Is Back’ film released

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City centre safety measures

All of our stores and shopping centres in the city centre will be operating new Covid-19 secure safety measures in...

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Businesses Re-opening on 15 June

Please see below an up-to-date list of retail businesses planning to re-open in Birmingham City Centre on 15 June 2020....

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Beverley Knight and Bradley Simpson join musical extravaganza in aid of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospitals

British soul legend Beverley Knight, and Bradley Simpson, lead singer of British pop-rock group The Vamps, will be joining a...

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Bullring Re-opening Monday 15 June

Following the recent Government announcement, Bullring are preparing to reopen their doors on Monday 15 June. Stephanie Lacey, General Manager,...

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Chiltern Railways social distancing and new timetable

For the last two months Chiltern Railways has supported the national response to coronavirus by operating vital rail services for...

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All shops selling non-essential goods are now closed

Following Government guidance with the exception of essential businesses such as food stores and pharmacies, all stores in Birmingham city...

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City centre business update

During this unprecedented time unfortunately many businesses have had to take the very difficult decision to close. Below is a...

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Myga Yoga

Welcome to the Myga Yoga Bullring – A Vegan Café, Yoga Studio and Boutique all in one! The Myga space was...

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Spring time arrives at The Ivy Temple Row

With the nights gradually getting lighter, The Ivy Temple Row is ready to welcome spring time with a selection of...

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The Restory opens at Selfridges

Selfridges continues to evolve their services in store with the launch of an aftercare service that provides bespoke repair for...

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Selfridges Birmingham celebrates new children’s footwear department with storytime event

Selfridges Birmingham is celebrating the launch of its new children’s shoe department with a special storytelling day on Saturday 7th...

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Join the beauty experts at Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols Birmingham celebrates all things beauty with some of the industry’s biggest names at its Beauty Reimagined event next...

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Shower your body with lemon and sugar this Pancake Day!

With Shrove Tuesday just around the corner, many of us will be coating our pancakes with lemon and sugar, the...

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Bullring & Grand Central give away FREE pancakes this Tuesday

Bullring & Grand Central are celebrating Pancake Day this Tuesday (25thFebruary) with FREEpancakes for the centre’s PLUS app users. Between...

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Lush roll out Perfume Library concept and exclusive Florence collection perfumes to Birmingham

On 7th February 2020, Lush Oxford Street and Lush Birmingham will open Perfume Libraries to join the existing Perfume Libraries...

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Exclusive UK Launch of New Showstopping Bridal Collection

Luxury bridal designer, Elihav Sasson, is bringing his new showstopping collections to the UK for one weekend only next month...

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H&M collaborates with Helena Christensen

Fashion retailer H&M has embarked on a fashion collection collaboration with photographer and supermodel Helena Christensen. The capsule range includes...

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Chinese New Year Celebrations this weekend

The Chinese Festival Committee Birmingham and Birmingham Hippodrome are delighted to announce Birmingham’s massive Chinese New Year celebrations. Chinese New Year 2020...

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Down with love? Here’s the brunch for you!

Not feeling the love this Valentine’s? Harvey Nichols Birmingham has the perfect antidote with its Anti-Valentine’s DJ Brunch on Sunday...

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Dr Dennis Gross Skincare to host EXCLUSIVE masterclass in new in-store beauty concept at Selfridges Birmingham

Selfridges Birmingham is celebrating the launch of its newest in-store concept – the Beauty Workshop, featuring 46 cosmetic, hair and...

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Harvey Nichols Luxury Spa Showcase

Harvey Nichols Birmingham will be showcasing its luxury spa services and treatment rooms during a weekend of indulgent beauty activities....

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Bullring & Grand Central brings back Festival of Light

The popular light exhibition is back this January bigger and better as the centre marks Chinese New Year.   The...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs…one not to be missed!

This year’s pantomime adventure at Birmingham Hippodrome is Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which is on until February 2, 2020...

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It’s Time To Veg Out at Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols Birmingham makes vegetables the star of the show this January with the launch of its new vegan dishes...

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Veganuary has arrived at Bill’s Restaurant

You may have over indulged over the festive period but January doesn’t have to be boring! Enjoy the brand new...

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Paw Patrol Pups Save Christmas Trail

 No job too big, no pup too small! PAW Patrol fans will be able to meet their favourite characters this...

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Stocking fillers for him from Harvey Nichols

What to buy the man who has everything? A stocking filler from HARVEY NICHOLS BIRMINGHAM of course!  From grooming essentials...

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Brunch with Santa at Gino D’Acampo Restaurant – limited number of spaces

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” and Santa’s sleigh will be passing by with some special early pre-Christmas...

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It’s the Bull’s Christmas outfit… oh yes it is!

With Christmas just under a month away, Bullring & Grand Central have today revealed the Bull’s festive outfit. This year’s...

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Great savings on designer must haves at Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols launches its Cyber Weekend this week, offering tempting discounts on a range of leading designer brands including Christian...

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Countdown to Christmas with an Advent calendar from Selfridges Birmingham

Who doesn’t love an Advent calendar? Opening the window every morning to reveal a festive chocolate or a little gift...

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Indico Street Kitchen will open on 25th November at The Mailbox

Already a firm favourite with diners in Shirley, Indico will pay tribute to the bustling streets of North India, adding...

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Once Upon a Time in Birmingham

Journey to the centre of the fairy light with Once Upon A Time In Birmingham, a festive tea parlour, party...

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Celebrate the festive season with a bottomless brunch at Harvey Nichols

Kick-start your Christmas celebrations with a bottomless three-course brunch served at Harvey Nichols Birmingham on Sunday December 8. Perfect for...

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PAW Patrol toy brick trail in Birmingham city centre now

No job too big, no pup too small! PAW Patrol fans will be able to meet their favourite characters this Christmas as...

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Adam’s Restaurant has been named the best place to dine out in the UK and the tenth best in the world

The UK’s best restaurants for 2019 have been revealed by TripAdvisor and Birmingham’s Adam’s Restaurant is right there at the...

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Hermione De Paula launches new signature collection in Birmingham

Couture bridal designer, Hermione de Paula, is making her collection of nature-inspired wedding dresses permanently available to UK brides outside...

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HMV Vault opens in Birmingham with performance by Liam Payne

HMV Vault opened today in Birmingham city centre with a special performance and meet and greet with Liam Payne. Europe’s...

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Celebrating new season fashion at Styled by Mailbox

In celebration of all things fashion, the Mailbox – Birmingham’s luxury shopping destination – is hosting Styled by Mailbox this...

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Birmingham’s biggest student event is back on 10 October!

Get ready for Birmingham’s biggest student event where we will be bringing you the best discounts around and more! Being...

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Jimmy Carr being Terribly Funny in Birmingham

At Symphony Hall on Thursday, 10 December 2020, you’ll find Jimmy Carr being Terribly Funny, his brand new show which...

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The Ivy Temple Row’s Literature Festival cocktail menu makes for excellent reading

As Birmingham Literature Festival returns to the city on Thursday, 3 October, The Ivy Temple Row has penned an exclusive...

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Gok Wan returns to Bullring & Grand Central to film for his new show

The king of fashion Gok Wan is back at Bullring & Grand Central this October as he films scenes for...

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Anthea Turner and TV Doc Louise Newson join Menopause tour at Harvey Nichols

Menopause expert Dr Louise Newsonwill be joined by Anthea Turnerat Harvey Nichols, The Mailbox, Birmingham to discuss all things menopause...

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Bullring & Grand Central hosts Block by Motionhouse and Nofit State

Shoppers at Bullring & Grand Central can expect something a little out of the ordinary this Saturday as Motionhouse and...

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Hip-hop DJ Charlie Sloth brings Fire In The Streets to Live + Loud Festival at Selfridges Birmingham

Hip-hop DJ and radio personality Charlie Sloth is hoping to find the next rap and MC star when he brings...

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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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Beautiful Mother’s Day Treats at Harvey Nichols

Treat your mum to the perfect Mother’s Day at Harvey Nichols Birmingham. The luxury Mailbox store has teamed up with...

Join the beauty experts at Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols Birmingham celebrates all things beauty with some of the industry’s biggest names at its Beauty Reimagined event next...

#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...

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