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ED’S PICK: April ‘18

Words by Ed King Easter Sunday, 1st April… There’s probably a joke in there somewhere. But with a basket of listings and entertainment based excel spreadsheets to plough through who has the time to be witty? Or hunt for Easter eggs, for that matter. Being an adult sucks. However (…are you ready for this segue) it […]

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BREVIEW: Trish Clowes – My Iris @ Eastside Jazz Club 25.01.18

Words by Anna Whittaker Eastside Jazz Club is a new venue inside Birmingham Royal Conservatoire at Birmingham City University. Given the gig started at 6.30pm and was set in a university building, I was prepared to feel like I was still at work and be horrified by the lack of alcohol.  In fact, there is […]

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ED’S PICK: January 2018

Words by Ed King January 1st… no finer day to cross off the calendar. But as the world crawls out of bed with hangovers and resolutions, Birmingham’s events diary looks forward to a pretty vibrant January. It seems the ‘quiet month’ is not so dormant this year. Which is a good thing, right? I mean, who […]

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BREVIEW: Tom Harrison & Cleveland Watkiss present the ‘Ellington Project’ @ The Red Lion UAB 03.03.17

BREVIEW: Tom Harrison & Cleveland Watkiss present ‘Ellington’ @ The Red Lion UAB 03.03.17

    Words by Anna Whittaker / Pics courtesy of Tom Harrison & Cleveland Watkiss Jazzlines at The Red Lion in the Jewellery Quarter; it becomes clear this is a place for the jazz regulars of Birmingham. I arrive bang on time to find nearly every seat taken, and myself to fit somewhere in between the […]

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