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A Glimpse Inside One of Westside’s Oldest Pubs Refurbished by Davenports

Davenports is the new owner of 115-year-old City Tavern, now returned to its original name, the Bull’s Head. The brewery has preserved some of the pub’s original features to reflect the proud history of Davenports’ Brewery while giving it a fresh, modern look. The pub features a sloping bar as the street slopes down towards […]

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Published on: Wednesday, February 1st, 2017


CBSO Chief Executive Mentioned In New Years Honours List

CBSO Chief Executive, Stephen Maddock, has been named in the Queen’s New Years Honour List. Stephen will be receiving an OBE for his services to music. Since joining CBSO, Stephen has discovered talents such as the world’s greatest conductor, Andris Nelsons, and has overseen the appointment of Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, in the position of Music Director. Though […]

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Published on: Sunday, January 15th, 2017

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The Big Sleuth Trail Is Coming

Following the success of The Big Hoot Trail in 2016, the next adventure to grip Birmingham will be The Big Sleuth Trail. Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Wild in Art have teamed up once again to after discovering a multi-award winning formula with the Big Hoot Trail. Though Sleuth means a ‘private detective’ it is also […]

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Published on: Sunday, January 15th, 2017


WOWs 2017 At Edgbaston Cricket Ground

The WOWs 2017 are here! This year they will be taking place in Edgbaston Cricket Ground. The night is guaranteed to be a memorable one. Find more information below: Download the booking form here: WOW Booking Form Book now to avoid disappointment.

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Published on: Sunday, January 8th, 2017

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British Cycling National Circuit Race Championship – NO VEHICLE ACCESS – Thursday 28th July 2016

Birmingham will be hosting the British Cycling National Circuit Race Championship on Thursday 28th July 2016. The National Circuit Race Championships is one of the pinnacle events on the calendar in Great Britain and attracts the country’s best circuit racers. The championships will be attended by thousands of spectators and will also be broadcast live […]

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Published on: Monday, July 25th, 2016

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Indian Street Food comes to Pushkar, Birmingham!

Award winning Indian fine dining restaurant, Pushkar Cocktail Bar and Dining is running an in-house Indian Street Food Festival until 18th July 2016. Diners can transport their taste buds to an authentic taste of India this summer, with authentic dishes inspired by the popular flavours enjoyed on the streets of India. The menu was created […]

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Published on: Sunday, July 3rd, 2016


British Cycling National Circuit Race Championships – Traffic Management

The City Council are seeking to promote an event in our area and see your views on a Cycle Race which will promote Westside on a national arena. This may, however, require the road outside of your premises to be closed. We provide an extract from an early document which is yet to be finalised, […]

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Published on: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

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An International Phenomenon Is Swirling To The Midlands

Birmingham is due to set March off with a bang… Shen Yun is coming! This group has brought some people to tears with their amazing and inspiring performances. they have been likened to a storm, as they are filled with explosions of colour and sound. Not only will Brummie audiences be entertained at Shen Yun’s […]

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Published on: Friday, February 19th, 2016

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Westside Chairman In Power Property 50

2016 has been a rewarding start for Westside Business Improvement District (BID) Chairman and BGVA Property Consultancy Director, Sam Lawrence. He has said that ‘It’s an honour to be recognised for my work in relation to the Westside BID and to be included amongst this list of such prestigious and influential Midlands property people’. He […]

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Published on: Thursday, February 18th, 2016


Westside General Manager refutes MP Jess Phillips remarks on BBC WM

On Thursday 28th Jan on Question Time, Yardley MP Jess Phillips made remarks about women being “baited and heckled” every week on Broad Street. This morning, Friday 29th January, Westside General Manager Mike Olley spoke to Danny Kelly to talk about her ill-informed remarks. Since 2005, the BID has made Broad Street a safer place […]

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Published on: Friday, January 29th, 2016

Lunch With Jasper Carrott – Birmingham Big Art Project

On Tuesday, 27th October, Birmingham Big Art Project welcome you to join a lunch and social gathering in the Sonata Suite, at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham with entertainment by actor and comedian Jasper Carrott. You will be greeted with a glass of wine on arrival and a two course meal will be served just before […]

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Published on: Monday, October 12th, 2015

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WOW Awards 2016 – Book Now!!

The Wonders Of Westside Awards 2016 (WOWs 2016), the successor to the Best Of Broad Street Awards (BOBS), are here! Get ready to have a night filled with mischief and fun with the Westside community. The event will be taking place on Sunday 24th January 2016 at the International Convention Centre from 18:30-23:00. Buy Your ticket now!  Download […]

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Published on: Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

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