Month: May 2009

Danny Smith’s Guide to 2008 Pt4

Danny Smith was writing lots of guides to Brum for the Itchy guide, last year. It never happened, so we present his guide to the past in a number of parts (see all the parts): The Rectory Bar and Restaurant…

Vroom, vroom, watch me zoom

‘scuse me while I churn this: Timed to coincide with the official Le Mans 24 Hour race, Stan’s Café have converted their factory Headquarters into the site of a major scalextric track on which six teams will do battle in…

Police verses cyclepaths

Whilst going through the park behind the Ackers in Small Heath this week a cyclist was punched in the face by one of a gang.  He suspected he was about to be mugged, but fortunately two other cyclists turned up…

Hustle worth the hastle?

Back in March we mentioned that the next series of Hustle was to be filmed in Brum — the man from UNCLE is thinking about living in the Rotunda. It’s now official, as Screen West Midlands are announcing it and…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

  Eight photos for the price of one today! ;)   From top left: The Anchor Inn, Bradford Street. Big Bulls Head,Digbeth High Street. The Old Wharf, 21 Oxford Street (I *think* it may have closed down recently). The Eagle…

The Big Paws – Brum Music Month Special

The Big Paws radio show in June — as part of Birmingham Music Month — will be a Birmingham Music only special. We’re going to turn half the show over to you — to pick your favourite Brum bands and…