New comedy specials feature in extended season at The Rep theatre

New comedy specials feature in extended season at The Rep theatre

16th August 2022 - News / by Tony Collins

Two world comedy premieres are coming to the Birmingham Rep to hopefully help dispel some of the current economic gloom. The already ...Read more

Campaign: the Queen must honour Black Sabbath for services to music and Birmingham

Campaign: the Queen must honour Black Sabbath for services to music and Birmingham

15th August 2022 - News / by Paula Young

Politicians from across Birmingham have used the ‘heavy metal’ bench on Westside to launch a campaign for a royal honour to be given to ...Read more

Westside BID say decision to withdraw ‘life-saving’ ambulance unit ‘will drain resources’

Westside BID say decision to withdraw ‘life-saving’ ambulance unit ‘will drain resources’

12th August 2022 - News / by Steve Dyson

What has been described as a “life-saving” medical treatment centre based on Broad Street every Friday, Saturday and Bank Holiday evenin...Read more

Canada’s bronze for the Commonwealth hammer celebrated on Westside

Canada’s bronze for the Commonwealth hammer celebrated on Westside

10th August 2022 - News / by Steve Dyson

A bronze medal won by Canada in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 is being celebrated at Westside BID, thanks to a strong local lin...Read more

Rare art works by Edward Lear heading to the Ikon Gallery on Westside

Rare art works by Edward Lear heading to the Ikon Gallery on Westside

9th August 2022 - News / by Tony Collins

A new exhibition of paintings by the acclaimed 19th century artist and poet Edward Lear opens on Westside this autumn. Edward Lear:&n...Read more

Musicians attract crowds to help celebrate Jamaica’s 60th independence day in Brindleyplace

Musicians attract crowds to help celebrate Jamaica’s 60th independence day in Brindleyplace

8th August 2022 - News / by Danielle Robinson

The 60th anniversary of Jamaican independence was celebrated at the weekend with live music entertainment at Water's Edge in Brindleypla...Read more

Joseph Sturge of Broad Street: his family business helped abolish slavery

Joseph Sturge of Broad Street: his family business helped abolish slavery

- Olley's Oracles / by DanielDyson

To any passers-by, 264 and 265 Broad Street are simply a bar with a curry house upstairs. But the history behind these bricks and mortar...Read more

Westside school for ‘challenging pupils’ set to grow

Westside school for ‘challenging pupils’ set to grow

5th August 2022 - News / by Tony Collins

A city centre school in Westside which teaches pupils who have experienced difficulties in mainstream education is expanding in Septembe...Read more

Put yourself in the limelight with new job opportunities at Westside theatre

Put yourself in the limelight with new job opportunities at Westside theatre

4th August 2022 - News / by Tony Collins

All the world’s a stage, and for three lucky job-seekers that is just the opportunity that awaits them. The Rep theatre in Centenary ...Read more

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