Birmingham News and Events
Planning your Birmingham trip? Whether you’re looking for things to do in Birmingham such as events and attractions, to make your Birmingham visit run smoothly or are planning where to stay in Birmingham, you’ll find everything you need for your Birmingham holiday on Whats On in Birmingham.net. Our What’s On Birmingham guide has the latest events not to miss while you visit Birmingham – there’s always something going on, so don’t miss out on the latest exhibitions, shows and more on your trip to Birmingham by checking out our News and Events Calendar page.
See what's On in Birmingham. The events calendar is always packed with arts festivals, live music, exhibitions, blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for family and kids.
Whats on in Birmingham Local News
The jury is deliberating in the case of a 25-year-old accused of attempting to murder a man in Wednesbury.Express & Star…
Suleman Hassan, 18, was caught on CCTV as he inflicted a single stab wound on Lamin Barrow.Express & Star…
Birmingham’s first ever designated roller disco and ‘nightclub on wheels’ is to launch in June. The public will get its first taste…
Limited edition tins of pasta celebrating the Spaghetti Junction have been found listed on eBay at eyebrow-raising prices, with one tin on sale for £250.Express & Star…
The peace and serenity of a Sutton Coldfield church offers an escape from harrowing scenes and the daily horrors of war. Express & Star…
A Smethwick man has been arrested after a Millwall football fan was seriously injured in an assault near Birmingham City’s St Andrew’s stadium.Express & Star…
The once-majestic life-size black iron horses between Wolverhampton and Birmingham railway stations are fast becoming “scabby osses” due to a lack of love.Express & Star…
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- FASHION EDIT: Holiday-ready must-havesby Lisa Piddington on 6th July 2022 at 5:14 pm
From stylish separates to slinky swimwear, get your holiday wardrobe sorted with our pick of summer essentials. When it comes to dressing for warmer climes, there are a number of... The post FASHION EDIT: Holiday-ready must-haves appeared first on Style Birmingham.
- Review: We Will Rock Youby Andrew Riley on 5th July 2022 at 3:39 pm
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- What Made Them Famous?by Lisa Piddington on 1st July 2022 at 11:49 am
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- Picnic in the Parkby Lisa Piddington on 30th June 2022 at 4:42 pm
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- The Best Movie Themes of All Timeby Lisa Piddington on 24th June 2022 at 7:10 pm
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- Discover 40 Fantastic Hidden Gems That You Need To Visit In Birmingham (Part 2)by admin on 17th March 2022 at 3:22 pm
IN OUR LINE OF WORK, THE PHRASE ‘HIDDEN GEM’ IS ONE THAT IS OFTEN OVER-USED. We chronicle Birmingham’s independent culture with the hope that our articles not only shine a spotlight on the local businesses doing something different and special in our city, but with the hope that our words inspire you to get out there and explore Birmingham like never before. To look at the streets and the skylines in a different way, to consciously make an effort to seek out the brilliant and intriguing independents that are dotted about Birmingham, and to use Independent Birmingham as a means of […]
- Discover 40 Fantastic Hidden Gems That You Need To Visit In Birminghamby admin on 27th January 2022 at 12:03 pm
In our line of work, the phrase ‘hidden gem’ is one that is often over-used. We chronicle Birmingham’s independent culture with the hope that our articles not only shine a spotlight on the local businesses doing something different and special in our city, but with the hope that our words inspire you to get out there and explore Birmingham like never before. To look at the streets and the skylines in a different way, to consciously make an effort to seek out the brilliant and intriguing independents that are dotted about Birmingham, and to use Independent Birmingham as a means of […]
- The Ultimate Guide To Vegan Food In Birmingham: 40 Dishes You NEED To Eat (Part 1)by admin on 16th January 2022 at 11:06 am
Here at Independent Birmingham we strive to bring you the greatest of everything from in and around our fantastic city. We love discovering new places, new favourite dishes, and beautiful plates of food. Having ruined your diets with our previous (ridiculously mouth-watering) articles: The Ultimate Birmingham Foodie Bible: 50 dishes you need to eat Part 1 and Part 2 – we decided to further expand your waistlines with our ode to plant-based eats in Brum. Introducing The Ultimate Guide To Vegan Food In Birmingham: 40 Dishes You NEED To Eat (Part 1). So, in no particular order, scroll down for […]
- Independent Birmingham’s Ultimate Christmas Gift Guideby admin on 28th November 2021 at 3:35 pm
Each year we compile the ULTIMATE guide to completing your Christmas shopping in Birmingham. We write the most extensive gift guide you’ve ever seen to show you that there is something for every single person on your list that can be bought from a local shop, artist, creative or small business. Birmingham is bursting at the seams with talent and personality, and your money is so much more valuable to these small businesses than it is to the big corporations who multiply their profits at this time of year. After a difficult couple of years, it is more important than ever to shop local and […]
- 20 Mouth-Watering Sunday Roasts You Need To Devour In Birminghamby admin on 6th October 2021 at 10:35 am
It’s one of the most British things to exist, along with Fish and Chips, apologising for everything, queuing, and talking about the weather. We’re talking about the Sunday Roast. Whether it’s gathered around the family table each week, or cosied up in a country pub on a blustery day, we Brits can’t get enough of that good old traditional Sunday Roast. It’s pretty easy to see why – it’s comfort food at it’s finest, like a warm hug from your nan on a plate. Succulent roast meats, crispy, fluffy roasties, seasonal veggies, lashings of rich gravy, and huge Yorkshire puddings – […]
- Love Island's Ekin-Su and Davide favourites to win - despite Casa Amor dramaby email@example.com (Talya Honebeek) on 6th July 2022 at 8:22 pm
Ekin-Su and Davide had just reunited before being split up by Casa Amor
- Nadine Dorries breaks silence on Boris Johnson future with three wordsby firstname.lastname@example.org (James Rodger) on 6th July 2022 at 8:13 pm
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has said Cabinet ministers are still backing Boris Johnson.
- Boris Johnson told to quit as Prime Minister by Priti Patelby email@example.com (James Rodger) on 6th July 2022 at 7:54 pm
The PA news agency understands that Ms Patel has spoken to the Prime Minister to convey the "overwhelming view" of the parliamentary party.
- BBC Women's Euro 2022 host Alex Scott's net worth and famous exby firstname.lastname@example.org (Talya Honebeek) on 6th July 2022 at 7:50 pm
Alex Scott joins the likes of Gabby Logan and Reshmin Chowdhury to lead BBC's coverage of the Women's Euro 2022 tournament
- Sutton Coldfield town centre road cordoned off after 'police incident'by email@example.com (Nick Horner, Emily Collis) on 6th July 2022 at 7:40 pm
Traffic is being diverted away from the main Birmingham Road running through the town centre
Brum Notes Magazine
- MOVIE ROUND-UP: From Fri Jul 1by Mike Davies on 30th June 2022 at 12:01 pm
This column will review films both screening theatrically and/or on various streaming platforms. … Read more The post MOVIE ROUND-UP: From Fri Jul 1 appeared first on Brum Notes Magazine.
- MOVIE ROUND-UP:From Fri Jun 24by Mike Davies on 24th June 2022 at 4:18 pm
This column will review films both screening theatrically and/or on various streaming platforms. … Read more The post MOVIE ROUND-UP:From Fri Jun 24 appeared first on Brum Notes Magazine.
- De La Soul set for festival returnby David Vincent on 22nd June 2022 at 4:29 pm
The legendary hip-hop act added to Mostly Jazz 2022 line-up. Mostly Jazz Funk and Soul Festival … Read more The post De La Soul set for festival return appeared first on Brum Notes Magazine.
- MOVIE ROUND-UP: From Fri Jun 17by Mike Davies on 17th June 2022 at 2:14 pm
This column will review films both screening theatrically and/or on various streaming platforms. … Read more The post MOVIE ROUND-UP: From Fri Jun 17 appeared first on Brum Notes Magazine.
- Q&A Lady Blackbirdby David Vincent on 15th June 2022 at 5:22 pm
Having already wowed audiences in Digbeth and at Resorts World Arena earlier this year, rising … Read more The post Q&A Lady Blackbird appeared first on Brum Notes Magazine.
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- Fourth murder arrest in connection with Wolverhampton teen stabbingby Nathan Rowe on 6th July 2022 at 7:26 pm
A fourth person has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a teenager in Wolverhampton, West Midlands Police said.
- Day of sport and fun helps to bring the power for youngstersby James Vukmirovic on 6th July 2022 at 12:57 pm
School children from across the host city were treated to a day of sport and art as a celebration of the Commonwealth Games.
- Teenager from Stourbridge helped to do GCSEs in Birmingham Children's Hospitalby Thomas Parkes on 6th July 2022 at 12:13 pm
A 16-year-old girl from the Black Country has been helped to do her GCSE exams during her stay at the Birmingham Children's Hospital.
- New arrest in Wolverhampton schoolboy murder probe as three appear in courtby Deborah Hardiman on 6th July 2022 at 11:32 am
A 20-year-old and two youths have appeared in a crown court charged with the murder of a schoolboy who was stabbed to death in Wolverhampton.
- Golden couple backing para-sports to be big part of Gamesby James Vukmirovic on 6th July 2022 at 10:50 am
An Olympic gold-winning couple have backed para-sports to make a big impact during the Commonwealth Games.