Category: what’s on

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Roll up! Roll up! Get your hot German sausages here! The Frankfurt Christmas Market has arrived in town!  Not only can you snack on a tasty sausage, but there are other deliciously delectable treats to be had; German bread and cakes…

That hast du heut

It’s expensive beer-drinking in the cold time again from this Thursday when Mayor Hobbit will be joined by the German Ambassado and “German pop sensation Patrick Lindner” to open the Frankfurt Christmas Market (which of course happens in Birmingham, the…

Fat Freddy’s Bloke

American cartoonist and underground comix artist Gilbert Shelton is going to be in Brum on Friday November 13th at Nostalgia & Comics. He’s the bloke who did The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers (which is being made into a stop motion…

Jam

Sometimes one gives up and churns the PR: “The best of Birmingham’s musical talent will come together on Saturday 24th October to fight poverty through music when OxjamBrum takes over six city centre venues for a fabulous day and night…

Is it Art?

I didn’t go to any of the ArtsFest events this weekend, busy, tired and didn’t have the energy for trying to hunt for the bits I’d enjoy. I did walk through it on Saturday at about three though, and it…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

This weekend Birmingham is going to be even more of a  hive of cultural activity. It’s the annual Arts Festival. Beginning this afternoon and running until Sunday night Birmingham is host to more events than you can shake a stick at;…

Get out.

There doesn’t seem to be an excuse to spend any time in your own house this week: On Wednesday you can have a drink with internet types at The Anchor, or pop along to The Edge and hack to your…