Flyover Show returns for a fourth year – with GOLDIE – and The Public hosts comedy competition

News of two tasty little events – the second of which I’m particularly excited about. But first, to West Bromwich – and to a comedy competition! The Public’s suffered from more than a little derision and criticism since it opened (“that big, hugely expensive building in the middle of West Brom which nobody bothers to […]

Feeling sleepy? Don’t snooze on this weekend’s Artsfest!

ArtsFest is this weekend – too many highlights to mention, but even the BBC are pitching up this year with their Bang Goes The Theory roadshow and there will be an attempt to set a new world record for Bhangra dancing – check out the events programme for full listings. The weather is set to be […]

About Brum Podcast: Episode 1 now out

Roll up, roll up – it’s the shiny new About Brum podcast, replete with delicious podcasty goodness and compatible with all half-decent media players and devices. The inaugural episode features Nick Booth of Podnosh and Birmingham Social Media Surgery fame! Also, Birmingham- or West Midlands-based band? Get your music featured on the next instalment… Contact […]

Second Flyover Show today

I got word recently from Clare Edwards of the second Flyover Show, taking place today underneath the Hockley Flyover. If you went to last year’s event and liked what you saw, you’re in for another treat this year… Amongst others, the lineup includes: Soweto Kinch, Birmingham saxophonist and rapper Linton Kwesi Johnson Bashy Andy Hamilton […]

New Birmingham Library Public Consultation almost complete

For those who were unaware, the Public Consultation for the planned £193m Birmingham Library  is halfway complete (it’s been running from the 20th of April and will end on the 22nd of May). This is the last opportunity the general public will have to voice their opinions – you can contribute yours, so get going – […]

Moseley Folk Festival lineup announcement coming soon…

For all folk lovers (and I know there’s a few of you out there, I’m partial to a little of it from time to time) TheTicketSellers just announced that they’ll be “releasing the full lineup at the Tunng & Tinariwen gig at the Rainbow Warehouse on Adderley Street, Digbeth on Saturday 28th March.” The festival […]

Trouble Bruin in the Black Country

It’s not just canals coming out of the Black Country these days, we have some superheroes all of our own too. Employing the talents of Matthew Craig, Donato’s bringing the Bostin Heroes to the world – and he’ll be on the radio on Sunday to talk about it. From the Brum Mail article about the […]

Creative Republic gears up for another August brainstorm

The Creative Republic bods are about again… More often they can be found drumming up interesting new ideas for the West Mids, but this time it’s all about the City Centre: We are delighted to be hosting the second in a series of new events designed to inform and update you about key projects and […]

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