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Two jumping jazz events to be hosted on Westside this summer

Two jumping jazz events to be hosted on Westside this summer

6th May 2021 - News / by Tony Collins

It will be very much a case of 'All That Jazz' in Birmingham this summer when two fabulous music events combine to p...Read more

Comedian Joe Lycett turns his talents to the world of art on Westside

Comedian Joe Lycett turns his talents to the world of art on Westside

5th May 2021 - News / by Tony Collins

A Birmingham comedian whose skills and knowledge have ranged from sewing to consumer champion is adding another stri...Read more

Jobs created at Brindleyplace as new PERIOS restaurant plans to open

Jobs created at Brindleyplace as new PERIOS restaurant plans to open

21st April 2021 - News / by Tony Collins

Up to 20 new jobs are being created on Westside with the planned opening of a new Tex-Mex restaurant in Brindleyplac...Read more

Take 100-seconds to watch new marquees go up outside Velvet Music Rooms

Take 100-seconds to watch new marquees go up outside Velvet Music Rooms

18th April 2021 - News / by Steve Dyson

No effort was spared by specialist teams and staff at Velvet Music Rooms on Broad Street as a safe and cosy marquee ...Read more

Free online music sessions from music charity behind Westside’s Symphony Hall

Free online music sessions from music charity behind Westside’s Symphony Hall

16th April 2021 - News / by Tony Collins

Young musicians from across Birmingham are being invited to take part in free online music sessions thanks to the Sy...Read more

Goldman Sachs’ new Birmingham office could end up in Brindleyplace on Westside

Goldman Sachs’ new Birmingham office could end up in Brindleyplace on Westside

15th April 2021 - News / by Tony Collins

Brindleyplace on Westside is understood to be a leading contender for the planned new Birmingham base of US global i...Read more

Thousands enjoy Westside as hospitality reopens on Birmingham’s ‘golden mile’

Thousands enjoy Westside as hospitality reopens on Birmingham’s ‘golden mile’

13th April 2021 - News / by Steve Dyson

There may have been a slight chill in the air, but the atmosphere soon warmed up on Westside as hospitality venues r...Read more

Ed James tours Westside to encourage people to return to the ‘golden mile’

Ed James tours Westside to encourage people to return to the ‘golden mile’

1st April 2021 - News / by Tony Collins

Top radio DJ Ed James is heading a new video to boost the ‘golden mile’ of Birmingham as venues in and around Broad ...Read more

Westside’s new outside spaces mean two more bars and extra restaurant can reopen

Westside’s new outside spaces mean two more bars and extra restaurant can reopen

31st March 2021 - News / by Steve Dyson

Two more bars and an extra restaurant are planning to reopen on Broad Street after Westside BID’s plans for new outs...Read more

Ikon’s art sale to help artists hit by COVID-19

Ikon’s art sale to help artists hit by COVID-19

30th March 2021 - News / by Tony Collins

Art lovers are being urged to dig deep in support of dozens of Birmingham artists who have been hard hit financially...Read more

Revealed: the Westside bars, restaurants, shops and family centres reopening in April

Revealed: the Westside bars, restaurants, shops and family centres reopening in April

26th March 2021 - News / by Luisa Huggins

A dozen bars and restaurants with outdoor spaces across Westside are busy making final preparations for reopening to...Read more

EGG-citing chance to win bumper chocolate bundle this Easter

EGG-citing chance to win bumper chocolate bundle this Easter

25th March 2021 - News / by Tony Collins

An egg-tra special treat is in store for chocolate loving families to help them celebrate Easter this year. Broad...Read more

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