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News: The BEAST Comes to Birmingham

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So, there’s something Bouncy and Beasty coming to the neighbourhood, so I thought I’d let you know. THE WORLD’S LARGEST INFLATABLE OBSTACLE COURSE LANDS IN BIRMINGHAM FRIDAY 8th – SUNDAY 17th DECEMBER, 10.00am – 11.00pm #TheBouncyBeast… Continue reading

Why I love Birmingham’s Brum Radio via #BrumHour

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The Canal House opens in Birmingham

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Those who have walked down the canal side, between Brindleyplace and Mailbox in central Birmingham, have probably noticed the poor dilapidated state the former James Brindley Pub was getting into. It was a… Continue reading

Belinda Carlisle meets The High Field for a Charity Dinner

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I’m no stranger to The High Field, so on hearing they’re having a very spacial musical guest next month, I thought I’d let you know, especially as there’s only 250 tickets so likely… Continue reading

Feliz Segundo Aniversario! Brummie Gourmand is 2!

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It’s hard to believe it’s been TWO YEARS since my first post. I gave an update on what the first year had held so I thought I’d give you an update on Year 2!… Continue reading

A Barbers for Everyman

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A few weeks ago, I was invited down for a free haircut or beard trim at the newly relaunched Everyman Barbers. Everyman has been in Birmingham for over a decade and to celebrate… Continue reading

A Round of Art – Portraits Untold at BMAG

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BMAG (Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery) is one of my favourite gems of the city.  An extraordinary place for art with some stunning pieces, and plenty to do for all the family. Next… Continue reading

Whisky, Wine and all things fine -Stilnovisti Whisky and English Wine Takeover

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A few months back (!), I had chance to spend an evening with Birmingham Whisky Club and the wonderful Colin Hampden-White, whisky writer extraordinaire. We were to taste a wonderful selection of Stilnovisti whiskies… Continue reading

Truffle Hunting in The Chocolate Quarter

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The Jewellery Quarter is having a bit of a renaissance recently, attracting new and creative independent stores.  One of the most recent editions is a new chocolaterie in the form of The Chocolate… Continue reading

Rofuto @ Park Regis – New Venue at Five Ways

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I’m always on the lookout for something a little different in Birmingham, and have watched with interest as the Park Regis Hotel has transformed the former Auchinleck House, the most stunning change being the… Continue reading

Intellectual & Gastronomical Pursuits Part 1 – A Trip to Oxford

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A few weeks past, Wifey and I were in the doldrums of post Xmas haze. The celebrations of the festive period were far behind and Chinese New Year looks far away. Therefore, we… Continue reading

Deliveroo – Round 2! With Jojolapa

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It’s Friday again, so it was time for another start of a weekend in style with restaurant food delivered straight to my house. As you may have read previously, (cough cough) Deliveroo  supply a delivery… Continue reading

Chowing down at Coffin Works – Taste & Liquor Fleet Street FeastIVAL

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Whilst walking down the canal to the Coffin Works my wife and I were chased by a dark ominous cloud, determined to rain on us. Was this a portent to a unsatisfying evening? Happily… Continue reading