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Hans Zimmer @ Barclaycard Arena 12.04.06

BPREVIEW: Hans Zimmer @ Barclaycard Arena 12.04.16

Words by Olly MacNamee On Tuesday 12 April, Hans Zimmer performs at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham – as promoted by Harvey Goldsmith. At the time of writing tickets for this event have sold out, but for direct information from The Ticket Factory, click here. There’s no doubting Hans Zimmer’s credentials as one of Hollywood’s […]

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BPREVIEW: Mike Carey signing @ Waterstones – City Centre (High St) 09.04.16

Words by Olly MacNamee On Saturday 9th April at 6.30pm, graphic novelist & author Mike Carey (X-Men, Lucifer) comes to Birmingham’s High Street branch of Waterstones – signing to sign copies of his latest novel, Fellside. The Mike Carey signing (or M R Carey as he is known as a prose writer) is a free event, […]

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Swingamajig 2016 / 1st May

BPREVIEW: Swingamajig 2016 @ Rainbow Venues 01.05.16

Words & pics (from Swingamjig 2015) by Ed King It’s that time again. Spring has sprung, the chocolate chicks have hatched, and that fantastic festival crocus is popping up in flyers and on Facebook. Swingamajig 2016 is four weeks away – time to get your glad rags out, dust down your feather boas, and dress […]

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The Birmingham Comics Festival @ Edgbaston Cricket Stadium 23.04.16

BPREVIEW: The Birmingham Comics Festival @ Edgbaston Cricket Stadium 23.04.16

Words by Olly MacNamee On Saturday 23 April, The Birmingham Comics Festival comes to Edgbaston Cricket Stadium. And now in its second year, the guys behind The Birmingham Comics Festival have a grand plan for the future of the event – building on the success of the 2015 event and spreading their wings and influence […]

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FEATURE: Beta Birmingham Street Art Treasure Hunt @ City Centre 23.04.16

Words & pics by Ed King / Artwork by Void One Birmingham is full of ideas. The city of a thousand social enterprise starts ups is never quiet for long, as a maelstrom of rhetoric fills the coffee shops and square foot homes from home of the city’s eager creatives. God knows I’m one. Birmingham Review […]

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