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ED’S PICK: Moseley Folk Festival ’15 @ Moseley Park 04-6.09.15

Words by Ed King / Pics courtesy of Moseley Folk Festival As the Great British Summer splutters another late April shower or two, and secondary school looms for Sebastian and Miranda, the B13 Birkenstocks and picnic blankets dust themselves off for another Moseley Folk Festival (middle class + weather x outdoor music event = funny). […]

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BPREVIEW: International Comic Expo @ The Studio (Cannon St) 05.09.15

Words by Olly MacNamee This weekend, the International Comic Expo (ICE) comes to The Studio on Cannon St in Birmingham City Centre – with the main programme running on Saturday 5th Sept, from 10am (early bird) or 11am (general) to 5:30pm. Tickets are priced at £12 (adult) and £6 (child/student). Children under 13 and carers […]

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Peace @ Institute 27.08.15 - Michelle Martin for Birmingham Review

BREVIEW: Peace @ Institute 27/08/15

Words by Ed King / Pics from Michelle Martin There are a lot of reasons not to be in this room. Mainly that Peace’s ‘intimate homecoming’, on their way to the sticky stages of Reading & Leeds, sold out in a sneeze – with tickets becoming harder to grab hold of than a greased up […]

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Digbeth Dining Club - By Ed King

BREVIEW: Digbeth Dining Club 3rd Birthday @ Spot*light, 21/08/15

Words by Helen Knott / Pics from Ed King In recent years there have been a number of newspaper and web articles hyping up Birmingham’s food scene. The story stays pretty consistent: the city has four Michelin-starred restaurants (that’s four more than Leeds, Liverpool and arch-nemesis Manchester), is home to the Balti Triangle and Cadbury, […]

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THE GALLERY: Goodnight Lenin + Hoopla Blue, Chartreuse @ Hare & Hounds 06.08.15

Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley On Thursday 6th August, Goodnight Lenin played at the Hare & Hounds – with live support from Hoopla Blue & Chartreuse, alongside the DJs from Killer Wave. Heralded as a ‘return to their favourite Birmingham venue,’ Goodnight Lenin were sandwiched between a couple of festival dates […]

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