Category: culture

Dead Man Weds

Linda Green has written a novel set in a ‘fictional’ Birmingham newsroom, based on her time with the Birmingham News. An important chance to find out what goes on inside the Post and Mail building? I’m not about to recommend…

King lack incident

Today is the 30th anniversary of the death of the king of rock and roll and I thought I’d mark the occasion with a run down of Birmingham’s top Elvis impersonators. Armed with the trusty Google search engine I went…

Zulus gonna getcha

The zulus are about to hit Brum, and for once none of them will have gold Birmingham City pendants round thier necks. The Young ZULU Warriors (all 26), have just confirmed as one of the special guests to appear on…

it’s not over till the fat ladies sing

The Big Screen is doing high culture this summer (a counterpoint to the beach ?) with three live showings of opera and ballet. The entertainment isn’t only on-screen as BBC WM’s Jenny Jones is compering live music at each. The…

Just a quick reminder

That Heinz have showed their disdain for Birmingham – let’s all return the favour. Don’t buy Heinz. BBC NEWS | England | West Midlands | Final British bottle of HP sauce

shops til you drop

Catherine O’Flynn has just released her first novel the stunning ‘What Was Lost’, which is set in an around our fine city and particularly the ‘Green Oaks’ shopping centre – Merry Hill by any other name. What with Birmingham now…