Two legendary singers hitting the same stage 48 hours apart
Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre is inviting the young people of Coventry to tread the boards in its first ever Belgrade Summer School
Dozens, if not hundreds, of cabinet ministers have taken to the streets today for a better financial deal following a breakdown in talks with the rest of the country.
On Saturday 23 July, internationally acclaimed production, D’Arranged Marriage, heads to The Public in West Bromwich.
“…all the more reason to take the chance and have a wander round Architect John Madin’s radical design.”
Work has begun on a new Marie Curie hospice in Solihull, thanks to a recent charity appeal.
“Kings Heath has become the edible gardening hub of Birmingham” according to broadcaster, author and local resident Alys Fowler.
Richard Lutz takes his seat at Stratford- on- Vegas for the latest Royal Shakespeare Company play. This is a production you will either love or hate: Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice placed emphatically and over the top in Las Vegas complete with Elvis, casinos, drunk gamblers and a Yank accents (some of them suspect). It is…
What would happen to a private individual who leased a property from a charitable trust and then let that property go to rack and ruin?
The successful applicants to build a new casino at the NEC have been announced
This year’s Great Birmingham Run has attracted celebrity backing
Teenagers from around the UK will be taking part this autumn in a national contest for secondary schools as part of the BBC’s Shakespeare Season.
Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre has announced details of its new Autumn/Winter Season
Birmingham City Council’s plans to sell off a much loved local community facility are at an advanced stage
Dave Woodhall wonders if it really is 2011
I’m not one to go on and on about Birmingham. Just like I was never one to go on and on about other cities I lived in
Touchwood gave Solihull residents the chance to sample the sensational new menus available at a selection of its top restaurants this summer, at its exciting free food festival.
Coventry is set to become a hotbed for low carbon innovation after Coventry University awarded global ‘Living Labs’ status by the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL).
Tomorrow People has introduced a new management team after securing £150,000 of angel funding to launch an innovative inbound marketing methodology.
Television’s Lorraine Kelly will be at the Town Hall in Birmingham City Centre tomorrow evening to help celebrate the 15th anniversary of the creation of the national advocacy charity, POhWER
“Houses that sweat, chimneys that soak up heat, and solar power systems for cloudy climates – as the housing industry gets back on its feet, there are terrific opportunities in green technology”
Progs and rockers in Bilston this week.
“…a cultural divide exists between the arts and business communities in Birmingham over the appreciation of modern architecture”
Two Chinese faces peep out from the front pages of the papers this week: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and activist Ai Weiwei.
Alex Who? wonders Blues fan Andy Munro while welcoming a new manager to St Andrews.
Dave Woodhall raises a few points he would like brought up when Chinese leader Wen Jiabao comes to town
It’s not only music lovers who are being advised to steer clear of Villa Park next week.
AN EXCLUSIVE REPORT FROM OUR SPORT EDITOR HOWARD ‘BUTCH’ ELSTON
More than a quarter of children in Birmingham don’t play ANY sport outside of school, with parents found guilty of setting a bad example, according to new research.
“In the face of failure war leaders never hesitate to invent new aims to justify keeping the war going,” reckons Alan Clawley