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Jim Simpson is ‘Doctored’ just before annual jazz festival launches today

Jim Simpson is ‘Doctored’ just before annual jazz festival launches today

19th July 2024 - News / by Steve Dyson

Jim Simpson, Birmingham’s undisputed king promotor of jazz and blues, has received an honoury Doctorate in Music. ...Read more

New ‘Westside Marketing Squad’ to promote local businesses and district

New ‘Westside Marketing Squad’ to promote local businesses and district

- News / by Steve Dyson

A new communications group has been launched by Westside BID to help promote local businesses and the wider district...Read more

FILM REVIEWS: Twisters and Longlegs

FILM REVIEWS: Twisters and Longlegs

- News / Reviews / by Graham Young

Hard to believe that it’s 19 years since a tornado swept across Birmingham very close to Westside on July 28 2005. ...Read more

Meet Mickey, Minnie and other special guests at Westside’s summer family fun day

Meet Mickey, Minnie and other special guests at Westside’s summer family fun day

17th July 2024 - News / by Tony Collins

Get in the family fun spirit while also taking the opportunity to meet some of your favourite children’s characters....Read more

The music’s about to start with Brum’s 40th jazz festival based here on Westside

The music’s about to start with Brum’s 40th jazz festival based here on Westside

- News / by Tony Collins

Get in the mood and polish those dancing shoes as the launch of the Birmingham Jazz & Blues Festival is literall...Read more

UK premiere of coming-of-age musical opens at The Rep this autumn

UK premiere of coming-of-age musical opens at The Rep this autumn

- News / by Tony Collins

A brand new musical produced by an award-winning director and choreographer is to receive its UK premiere on Westsid...Read more

Westside Wellbeing Festival: try out massage, disco, reading, yoga and more

Westside Wellbeing Festival: try out massage, disco, reading, yoga and more

16th July 2024 - News / Wellbeing / by Steve Dyson

Exciting details have been announced about a range of free workshops that will be available at the Westside Wellbei...Read more

Pitcher & Piano welcomes guests to explore its Brindleyplace venue

Pitcher & Piano welcomes guests to explore its Brindleyplace venue

- News / by Westside reporter

The Pitcher & Piano at The Water’s Edge in Brindleyplace held a special event to showcase what its venue has to ...Read more

Ikon to host ‘Friends in Love and War’ exhibition in partnership with French gallery

Ikon to host ‘Friends in Love and War’ exhibition in partnership with French gallery

- News / by Steve Dyson

Work from more than 20 artists that explores the meaning of friendship in today’s world will be on display at the Ik...Read more

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