BULLSEYE FOR MOSAIC PUB & DINING WITH DARTS BAR LAUNCH

180 Club Birmingham, Mosaic Pub and Dining, The Rectory Birmingham

National food and beverage operator, Mosaic Pub & Dining, has announced the launch of a brand new concept bar in Birmingham. Opening in the city’s Jewellery Quarter location next month, 180 Club is a late-night destination bar specialising in darts. Following the group’s acquisition of The Rectory last September, alongside two other Birmingham pubs for a total of £1.3 million, this is the latest investment in the city from Mosaic Pub & Dining. The 2000 sq ft basement space, located on st Paul’s Square in the Jewellery Quarter, will undergo an extensive refurbishment to create this brand-new concept bar. 180

THE RAMBLERS BALL RESUMES CENTRE STAGE

The Ramblers Ball, Evolve Birmingham

Fans of prose and poetry alike can rejoice, as the tremendously popular The Ramblers Ball will return to Evolve on Tuesday 2 April. Building on its successful debut last year, the stage is set once again for the spoken word open-mic event. What’s more, prolific spoken word artist and community activist Midnight Shelley will be headlining the evening, bringing their powerful signature style.  So far, the stage has already welcomed the likes of headliners Casey Bailey, Bethany Slinn, Adjei Sun, and Mina Mekic. Now Midnight Shelley will add their name to the very talented list. With Mancunian roots and a

A MAMMOTH ADVENTURE AWAITS AS ICE AGE: THE LOST KINGDOM COMES TO BIRMINGHAM

Ice Age: The Lost Kingdom

Everyone’s favourite characters from the Ice Age will descend on the city next month, when Ice Age: The Lost Kingdom comes to Birmingham Botanical Gardens. The first touring animatronic Ice Age experience in Europe, this family spectacular will take place from 6-28 April 2019 – and tickets are on sale now. Making its debut in Birmingham, this prehistoric show will bring the sights and sounds of the Ice Age to life, with 40 majestic beasts on display. Entertaining and educational, Ice Age: The Lost Kingdom will let you wander amongst woolly mammoths, sabre-toothed tigers, giant sloths and a host of

BIRMINGHAM MUESUM AND ART GALLERY WEDDING FAIR RETURNS THIS SPRING

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Whether you’re looking to say yes to the dress, size up a well-groomed suit, capture your day in perfect detail, or find the blooms for you, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is bringing together the Midlands’ best wedding experts to get bride and grooms-to-be set for the big day. If you’re on the hunt for more stylish and unique ideas, then look no further than The BMAG Wedding Fair, taking place on Sunday 19 May.   A showcase for the style savvy couple ready to tie the knot, this wedding fair will take place in the stunning surroundings of the Grade II

LOCAL COLLABORATION SEES REGION’S LARGEST PA NETWORK LAUNCH

Two local business initiatives have joined forces to form one of the region’s largest PA and EA networks. The PA Way, founded by Skevi Constantinou, and the Gatekeepers Guild, the brainchild of recruitment specialists SimkissGuy and property experts FleetMilne, have embarked on a collaboration that will see them expand their offers of personal and professional development for the city’s assistants. Last week saw the official launch of the collaboration between the two leading PA networks at a glamourous event in the Hyatt Regency. With fizz, canapés, speeches, and even a chance to be made-up by the likes of Harvey Nichols’

LOVEBRUM MARCHES INTO FOURTH BIRTHDAY WITH HOPE TO DRIVE MEMBERSHIPS

LoveBrum has celebrated the success of its first four years, looking back on the charity’s achievements and the support it has given to hidden-gem projects across the city. Celebrating in style, LoveBrum invited members and supporters alike to its fourth birthday party at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery to mark the launch of its new membership campaign and look back at the charity’s work to date. Since its inception, LoveBrum has showcased over 120 causes and funded 72 projects to the tune of over £100,000, in addition to securing a partnership with National Lottery and launching its very own Causes

HOTEL DU VIN STRETCHES INTO SPRING WITH WELLNESS EVENT

Hotel du Vin Stratford-upon-Avon, The Loft, yoga

Faced with the external pressures of the day-to-day, more Brits are looking inward towards our spiritual, physical and mental well-being. Experts are urging us to place wellness firmly on the agenda, so Hotel du Vin is following doctors’ orders; the boutique hotel will be hosting its first Nourish event, bringing balance to your mind, body, and soul. Taking place on Saturday 30 March, Hotel du Vin will be inviting guests to a one-stop wellness retreat. The event will combine a yoga session from renowned local yoga studio The Loft, followed by a delicious brunch by Hotel du Vin, before finishing with

SEARCH FOR INSOMNIA64’S JUNIOR REPORTER GOES LIVE

The UK’s biggest gaming festival, Insomnia, is on the lookout once more for its Junior Reporter! Have what it takes to ask the world’s biggest YouTubers the nitty-gritty questions? Got gaming on the brain 24/7? Aged 11-16? Then YOU could be it.  Insomnia is searching for budding journalists who know their stuff about gaming and e-sports, giving one lucky winner the chance to have access to all areas at its show in Birmingham this April. The four-day non-stop gaming festival will take over the NEC from 19-22April, and the Junior Reporter will be on the front row for all of

NEW LOCATION MAKES THE CUT FOR THE BARBER HOUSE EXPANSION

The Barber House Birmingham

The Barber House has welcomed the likes of Cillian Murphy, Lenny Henry and The Vamps, and now it’s putting even more customers in the hot seat with an expansion that sees the business more than double in size. Now located on Waterloo Street in Birmingham city centre, the all-new salon and shaving parlour opens for business today (Tuesday 26 February).          Oozing early twentieth century cool, The Barber House is the go-to destination for the best beards, classic cuts and tailored tash’s around. Targeted at the discerning gentleman, the team has been changing the game since opening the doors to

BIRMINGHAM WINE WEEKEND EVENTS TO OPEN UP THE WORLD OF WINE

Birmingham Wine Weekend

Bringing vino to the masses, Birmingham Wine Weekend is on a mission to demystify the world of wine. Done are the days of dry tastings: BWW has its sights set on making its 2019 events schedule interactive, interesting, and inclusive. Banishing wine snobbery and embracing the rookies to the experts, Birmingham Wine Weekend has announced an exclusive events line-up aimed to unite wine-lovers across the city. Already shaping up to be a corker, Birmingham Wine Weekend will be kicking things off at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery for a whistle-stop tour  of all things wine – and art! Victoria Osborne,