THE BUTCHERS SOCIAL RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY

The Butchers Social, Harvey Nichols, Harvey Nichols Birmingham, Mike Bullard

Leading Warwickshire-based bar and restaurant, The Butchers Social, has teamed up with Harvey Nichols Birmingham to bring a taste of the countryside to the city. The Great British Supper Club will be a one-off kitchen takeover at the Mailbox store, championing the very best of British produce and celebrating all that is great about British food. From The Butchers Social’s infamous wings to the best dry-aged beef, the menu will combine the restaurant’s signature bold flavours with the stylish setting of the Harvey Nichols Brasserie. Taking place on Thursday 27 June, The Butchers Social Chef Director, Mike Bullard will take

TASTE OF THE MED HEADS TO BRUM WITH BRAND NEW BAR AND RESTAURANT

Noel’s Bar and Restaurant

A new canalside location is set to open its doors later this spring, bringing a taste of the Mediterranean to the Midlands. Opening just in time for summer, Noel’s Bar and Restaurant will combine traditional recipes inspired by the rich flavours of the Med, with chic and exotic cocktails. Located just beyond Birmingham’s very own love-lock bridge, Noel’s Bar and Restaurant has taken up residence at 22 Waterfront, adjacent to The Cube. With the final finishing touches set to take place over the next few weeks, the team is almost ready to open the doors to its 90-cover restaurant complete

BIRMINGHAM COCKTAIL WEEKEND RETURNS FOR FAB FIFTH FESTIVAL

Makers Mark, Birmingham Cocktail Weekend

Cocktail-lovers, rejoice! The greatest Birmingham Cocktail Weekend of all time is on its way to you. Commemorating five years of taking the city by storm, the biggest and best cocktail celebration in the region will be bringing together even more cocktails, more venues, and more events than ever before.  Proving five really is the magic number, BCW2019 will bring together 50 of the city’s best-loved venues. Not only has #BCW2019 added more venues to their impressive line-up, but have extended the festival, meaning a whole extra day of cocktail shenanigans!  Kicking things off a day earlier than usual, BCW will

AN ICE BREAKING ADVENTURE HAS ARRIVED IN BIRMINGHAM THIS EASTER

Ice Age: The Lost Kingdom

Ice Age: The Lost Kingdom has arrived in Birmingham for Easter, with 40 amazing animatronic creatures descending upon Birmingham’s Botanical Gardens. A family-friendly adventure like no other, you can roam the gardens amongst woolly mammoths, sabre-toothed tigers and giant sloths as you explore the UK debut of this stunning attraction.   The first touring animatronic Ice Age experience in Europe, this prehistoric show brings all the sights and sounds of Ice Age to life, taking guests back in time through an entertaining and educational journey. With the aid of animatronic technology, 40 creatures not only line the pathways of the

DATE UNVEILED FOR CASTLE FINE ART FLAGSHIP

Castle Fine Art, Mailbox Birmingham

The UK’s leading fine art retailer, Castle Fine Art, is soon to unveil its biggest gallery yet in the heart of the Midlands. The brand new gallery will open to the public on Saturday 8 June, in a stunning 6,000 sq ft space at the Mailbox, Birmingham showcasing the best contemporary artists from around the world. Adding a splash of colour to the designer destination, the new-look Castle Fine Art is the latest in the company’s network of 38 galleries across the UK. Four times the size of the current Mailbox gallery, it will be home to some of the

THE COMPANY PROVING THAT PUTTING PURPOSE BEFORE PROFIT PAYS

For purpose to have meaning, businesses need to put it before profit; this is the stance that local start-up PRPSFL is pushing. However, in the hard times we find ourselves in, the list of companies proving unwilling to stick to their purpose statements when it comes to the bottom-line is ever-growing, particularly with the likes of Brexit on the horizon. That’s why PRSPFL is leading the charge across Midlands, advocating that businesses prioritise purpose as part of their overall strategy now, and reap the rewards of it later. The Birmingham enterprise is shaking up the way we do business by

SKYLINE SYMPHONICA BRINGS IBIZA TO BRUM

Skyline Symphonica, Elegant Entertainment, Marco Pierre White Birmingham

Staycationing this summer and worried about missing all the beach-beats? Searching for a unique dining experience with the wow-factor right here in Brum? Look no further! The party-pros at Elegant Entertainment and Higher House have got you covered with Skyline Symphonica: a 25-piece orchestra takeover of Level 25 at The Cube, playing Ibiza club classics matched to an unrivalled three-course menu. Bringing Café Mambo vibes to Marco Pierre White’s, Skyline Symphonica will be playing the classics from thelate nineties and early noughties for one-night-only. While Higher House’s top DJs play the finest Balearic beats, Elegant Entertainment’s spectacular 25-piece orchestra and

GAME ON AS INSOMNIA IS SET FOR TWO WEEKS’ TIME

Insomnia Gaming Festival

Players across the country are getting their heads in the game, as they gear up for the UK’s largest gaming festival, Insomnia. The four-day gaming frenzy is now less than a fortnight away, and will be returning to the NEC with 50,000 gamers in tow. Festival-goers will have the chance to meet their gaming idols; test drive the latest e-games and VR tech; take part in the world’s largest LAN party; and enjoy major throwbacks to old-school favourites.The biggest and best show yet, Insomnia64 will be the festival for everyone from noobs to pros. Featuring an extensive range of themed

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