Coventry University’s Lanchester Library will be hosting a free event to highlight the many different facets of what libraries today are able to offer visitors.
A unique manufacturing collaboration is embarking on a major expansion drive that could secure £7.5m of new work and create in excess of 150 jobs.
Adam Bennett and commis chef Kristian Curtis from Michelin-starred restaurant Simpsons in Birmingham , reached the highest place ever for Team UK in the world’s most prestigious chef competition, the Bocuse d’Or.
Average Height Englishman, Gareth Berliner (stand-up comedian) and Little Person Australian, Kiruna Stamell (actress) present a fresh new comedy double-act; full of diversity and difference.
Classroom studies came vividly to life for a group of Solihull School sixth formers on a language trip to Berlin.
Shakespeare’s play The Winter’s Tale is a late great fable, now opening at Stratford. Richard Lutz reviews it.
Alan Bennett’s new play People will reopen Birmingham Repertory Theatre this September following the theatre’s two and a half year closure for refurbishment as part of the new Library of Birmingham.
David Esbjornson’s award-winning production of Driving Miss Daisy is making its way to Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre
Loads of space in the new library of Birmingham, but what’s it for? wonders Alan Clawley.
Recycled UK Ltd unveiled one of the country’s largest secure destruction facilities yesterday as part of ambitious expansion plans for the year.
Following the release of their new album Alone Aboard The Ark, The Leisure Society are embarking on a full UK tour
Parlor Dance presents Close Distance – A Show About Next Door
Ikon Gallery has been awarded £457,387 by Arts Council England to replace, repair and modernise parts of its Grade II-listed building.
Coventry University is hosting a meeting in which leading health professionals and academics will present creative approaches to improving the sexual health and well being of young people.
Hillary to run for Prez in ’16? Richard Lutz throws a spotlight on the next US race.
Doomed, we are. All doomed. Read on to find out why.
West Midlands Police are to pay tribute to the bravery of their officers.
Birmingham Airport CEO welcomes HS2 extension and calls for an aviation policy “that complements the investment in HS2”
A new study is set to investigate the fate of the 850 workers who lost their jobs when Midlands-based van manufacturer LDV went into administration in June 2009.
Talented students on Coventry University’s globally-renowned automotive and transport design course worked with the BBC’s Top Gear show to design the smallest car in the world, as driven by Jeremy Clarkson
The return of Robin favourites the Spindoctors, Blue Coupe, The Animals and more – on in Bilston this week
After a recent call for comedians, ten aspiring comics from across the region have been selected to take part in a unique showcase with an opportunity to win £100.
Andy Munro reports on what might be the end of an era for Blues.
Dave Woodhall expands his vocabulary while talking about goings-on at Villa Park.
Martin Longley watches those drumsticks fly in New York City…
Andy Munro on this week’s footballing hot topic
With an arsenal of banjos, guitars, mandolin, fiddle, pedal steel, upright bass, and thundering drums, Rose’s Pawn Shop deliver a riotously addictive brew of creek mud, rusty nails and your mom’s cookin’.
The local orchestra Midland Sinfonia returns to Artrix on Saturday, February 2nd with a programme of music by Haydn, Mozart, Wagner and Hummel
bmi regional launches 3 new European routes from Birmingham Airport
Visit Birmingham’s Christmas campaign boosts city’s festive profile