SUPER SIX PLEDGE SUPPORT TO LOVEBRUM’S BAGS FOR BRUMMIES

LoveBrum, Bags for Brummies

LoveBrum’s ‘Bags for Brummies’ campaign returned last month, collecting supplies for those sleeping on the streets in the winter months. As the nights get colder, longer, and harsher, Birmingham’s homeless population is hit the hardest. However, after a successful pilot last year, which saw hundreds of people given essential supplies, LoveBrum’s campaign has come back bigger and better than ever. As the news broke that an estimated one in 73 people in Birmingham are homeless, the city rallied to help supply Bags for Brummies. The wish list includes an array of essentials such as warm clothing, toiletries, sleeping bags and

CHRISTMAS IN FULL SWING AT BIRMINGHAM’S CITY SOCIAL

City Social, City Social Birmingham

Transforming the Suffolk Street Queensway underpass into a magical winter wonderland, Christmas at City Social is turning festivities up a notch for its final fortnight. With chalet stalls selling everything from winter warmers, handmade crafts, and tasty treats, City Social will be getting guests even more into the spirit, with live music performances and Sunday film screenings. City Social made its grand return this year after its successful debut in 2017. Once again, it has proven immensely popular with those living in, working in, and visiting Brum this year. Over 100,000 people have joined in the festivities this year and

THE BUTCHERS SOCIAL ANNOUNCES A FESTIVE FEAST

The Butchers Social, Henley-in-Arden

This December, take the stress out of entertaining with the festive feasts on offer at The Butchers Social. The Henley-in-Arden based bar and restaurant has launched a selection of special menus available throughout the festive season, perfect for your business lunches, celebratory dinners and family get-togethers. Available throughout December, The Butchers Social special Christmas menu boasts two banquet-style feasts that are served up in the middle of the table, for diners to dig in and enjoy. Once you’ve chosen pork loin or Hereford beef as your centrepiece, your feast is served with seasonal greens, goose fat potatoes, pigs in blankets

VIDERE MAKES WAVES WITH B1G1 CHARITY PLEDGE

ViDERE Life Gallery, Kitchen Gallery SieMatic

As the Mailbox prepares to welcome the very first aquarium exhibition to the city next week, the company behind the spectacle, ViDERE, is making a splash by pledging its support for clean water charities worldwide. Bringing the ViDERE Life Gallery to Kitchen Gallery SieMatic from 3-8 December, the event will showcase 10 aquariums and living art pieces in a bid to answer its own question of if ‘Nature is ART?!’.  The week-long installation brings together aspects of architecture, horticulture and interior design, to bring the public entirely unique pieces that live, grow, and thrive. While they are stunning, there’s more

OUR PA WINS TOP ACCOLADE AT LONDON AWARDS

EAST VILLAGE., PR agency Birmingham, Birmingham PA, Laura Nelson

A Birmingham PA has been recognised at a prestigious London ceremony that aims to celebrate the best in the business. Laura Nelson, from PR agency EAST VILLAGE., was named ‘Newcomer of the Year’ at the inaugural Miss Jones PA Awards last week. The awards, which took place at The Andaz Hotel, recognised PAs from across the UK in five categories. Laura, who joined EAST VILLAGE. earlier this year, was the only winner from the Midlands, walking away with the coveted ‘Newcomer of the Year’ title. “I still can’t quite believe that I won – I’m in shock! I was happy

BIRMINGHAM’S CURRY KINGS AND QUEENS CROWNED AT LOVEBRUM’S ANNUAL FUNDRAISER

LoveBrum, Curry King of Birmingham

Last Friday, Birmingham’s favourite culinary competition took place, with the aim of highlighting the city’s love of both curry and charity. Curry King of Birmingham, LoveBrum’s annual fundraiser, welcomed celebrity chef judges and saw No5 Chambers take the crown for the best curry creation. ‘Naan of your Business’, No5 Chambers’ team, took the coveted title as this year’s Curry Kings and Queens in an event that welcomed hundreds of guests to Birmingham’s ICC. An evening dedicated to celebrating the work of the Birmingham charity and raising more money for the local projects that it funds, Curry King of Birmingham has

ROASTIE TOASTIE SET FOR DELICIOUS DEBUT AT CITY SOCIAL

Roastie Toastie, City Social

Picture this: your nan’s Sunday roast dinner put into one hot toastie that you can eat whilst standing or on the go. Too good to be true? Not anymore! This year’s Christmas at City Social will host, what we believe to be, the first Christmas dinner in a toastie. Dubbed the ‘Roastie Toastie’, these carby-creations will appear throughout City Social, which is taking place under the Suffolk Street Queensway underpass from 15 November to 22 December. Toasted between two slices of bread, you’ll find deliciously tender pieces of turkey, a sweet layer of crisp cranberry sauce, all the traditional Christmas

BIRMINGHAM’S FIRST AQUARIUM EXHIBITION SET TO MAKE A SPLASH AT THE MAILBOX

ViDERE, Integrated Aquariums, Siematic Kitchen Gallery, Mailbox Birmingham

Diving into the world of art, Kitchen Gallery SieMatic will host the city’s very first aquarium exhibition next month. The ViDERE Life Gallery will showcase aquariums and living art pieces from 3 to 8 December, in a bid to demonstrate how our homes can benefit from going au naturel.   Asking the question if ‘Nature is ART?!’, each piece is entirely unique and brings together aspects of architecture, horticulture and interior design. The ViDERE Life Gallery will feature aquascaped aquariums, LiFE Bowls, and the very first public showing of ViDERE ART. While they are stunning, there’s more to these than

LOVEBRUM HOPES TO BAG BIRMINGHAM’S SUPPORT THIS WINTER

LoveBrum, Bags for Brummies

The winter nights are set to hit the streets hard and as the city is busy preparing for the festive season, the homeless community is struggling to stay warm. To help support those who need it most, LoveBrum’s ‘Bags for Brummies’ campaign returns for the second year running, after a successful pilot that saw over 100 people given essential supplies to survive the colder months. The Birmingham-based charity is calling out for donations from the general public to build on the success of last year. The list includes warm clothing, a range of toiletries, sleeping bags and blankets, as well

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR ALL WRAPPED AT MARCO PIERRE WHITE’S LEVEL 25

Marco Pierre White Birmingham, Level 25 Birmingham, Elegant Entertainment

Offering panoramic views across Birmingham and spectacular signature serves, Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill at The Cube is the place to be this Christmas and New Year. Bringing live music, brass bands, exclusive deals, and plenty of champagne, Marco Pierre White’s Level 25 will be keeping spirits high this season. Since its launch in 2011, the iconic sky bar has become synonymous with party-goers and those who just love to dine out, and now it has even more to offer its guests as we approach the festive season. For those hunting high and low for a place to