Month: August 2011

The Boat That OxjamBrum Rocked OxjamBrum is gaining quite a…

The Boat That OxjamBrum Rocked OxjamBrum is gaining quite a reputation for gigs with a difference. Remember the bus? Well this year we are going one better – an evening of music and entertainment on a barge. Come and join…

B’ham Comedy Festival returns

Usual mix of stuff that may well have been touring anyway, local stuff that gets gets a promo boost and some other stuff… – Full line-up announced! – Big TV stars and up-and-coming names! – Over 50 events! – Tenth…

Will Self and Alan Hollinghurst confirmed as the Birmingham Book Festival 2011 announces its line up

Will Self confirmed as the Birmingham Book Festival 2011 announces its line up Will Self, Tony Harrison, Alan Hollinghurst and Ian Rankin will be among the international writers, poets and artists involved in the 13th Birmingham Book Festival (6-16 October)…

Arts & Crafts Market this Saturday 11am – 5pm Digbeth

Makeshift Flyer-1.pdf Download this file The event has been organised by Makeshift for Fairbridge Charity to support young people, local artists & the community by providing free tables and space for the event. It will be a great family day…

Home of Metal Black Country Weekender 1-4 September

Home of Metal Black Country Weekender which takes place from 1-4 September. There is so much going on over the weekend across the region from a touring Vintage Mobile Cinema and Heavy Metal conference to concerts and Heavy Metal bingo.…

The Bitter End — sacrilege?

In a shock to rival the ‘sexy’ Smufs reboot currently going on. Look what they’ve done to the old Costermongers : a pub up the road from it: From the FAKE magazine blog: “Owners of the Hairy Lemon bar at The Square…