Jazz, books, photography, discussion – it’s all at the Ort Cafe in Balsall Heath
The Birmingham Press’s Mayoral debate at the Ort Café last Thursday was a thought-provoking event.
Blues’ league campaign ended on a high at St Andrews on Saturday. Andy Munro was there.
Dave Woodhall on what might prove a significant week at Villa Park.
A new report launched today shows Coventry University’s involvement in the UK’s Olympic and Paralympic Games contribution.
from Richard Lutz There is a nice anecdote about Robert de Niro that is either god’s honest truth..or else a nice anecdote. It goes like this: Close to forty years ago, the young de Niro just came off his Johnny Boy tour de force in Mean Streets. He played a crazy street thug who…
Lady Luck charity ball to turn tables on “unlucky” Friday 13th to raise thousands of pounds for local voluntary groups
Elected Mayors – a New Labour/Cameron fix, with precious little support from Birmingham councillors, reckons Steve Beauchampé
Don Stewart, the new Chair of the National Youth Agency, says George Galloway’s by-election victory shows young people do have political power and will not be afraid to use it
Ikon presents Boyd & Evans’ first major survey exhibition, comprising painting and photography drawn from the artist couple’s 40 year career.
As the World Shakespeare Festival kicks off in Stratford, we sent critic Mark Berman north to discover how the playwright fares in Glasgow
Voting ‘yes’ to an elected mayor on May 3rd isn’t the only way to bring about change.
Hopes that direct flight to China from Birmingham could help business investment have been raised
Alan Clawley reports back from the mayoral debate at Ort Cafe last night
Richard Lutz reviews The Tempest; “It is done beautifully. Hats off to the director David Farr and Jonathan Slinger.”
West Midlands acts to support chart topping names at major music festival
This June The Public in West Bromwich will be hosting a special Diamond Jubilee themed exhibition, and are calling for local people to be part of it.
Coventry student project: how transport can play a key role in providing portable drinking water in rural Africa.
Birmingham currently has 120 directly elected councillors. But for how long, asks Steve Beauchampé.
Twelfth Night Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford By Richard Lutz This is a play about the pursuit of love in a crazed, tricky and askew world. Most of the characters are not what they seem. But they all want the same thing: partnership and passion. Twins separate and crave each other; lovers pine for an…
Terry Wills goes to Anfield and watches history being made.
“…our findings indicate that the local business community could be looking more confidently to the future”
Ikon and Glynn Vivian Art Gallery present a new exhibition by Bedwyr Williams
More than 10,000 people converged on the city to promote excellence in veterinary practice
Popular venue Bookmark Bloxwich is getting ready to rock
Localise West Midlands and The Birmingham Press have collaborated on a fact sheet
Andy Munro goes to Brighton with the Blues.
Competition announced by Brum Uni today to give people the chance to go ‘behind the scenes’ with some of its most inspirational academic experts.
Walsall councillors’ wage bill will be cut by at least £50,000 if Labour takes control of the council in May,
Leamington’s finest opens its doors once more