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News: The BEAST Comes to Birmingham

News: The BEAST Comes to Birmingham

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 Tickets are now on-sale today for the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course, The Beast returning […]

The Canal House opens in Birmingham

The Canal House opens in Birmingham

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 90s hotspot but closed its doors in 2008 for the final time […]

Belinda Carlisle meets The High Field for a Charity Dinner

Belinda Carlisle meets The High Field for a Charity Dinner

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 to sell out soon!   On Saturday 15th July 2017, The High […]

Feliz Segundo Aniversario! Brummie Gourmand is 2!

Feliz Segundo Aniversario! Brummie Gourmand is 2!

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! This year has been an interesting one so far, having been shortlisted […]

A Barbers for Everyman

A Barbers for Everyman

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 in style, they’ve had a £150,000 refurbishment of their Temple Street store and […]

A Round of Art – Portraits Untold at BMAG

A Round of Art – Portraits Untold at BMAG

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 Saturday (16th July) will be a little extra special as the Portraits Untold […]

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

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

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 and learn about Whisky Quarterly magazine at the Upper Room of The […]

Truffle Hunting in The Chocolate Quarter

Truffle Hunting in The Chocolate Quarter

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 Quarter. On #StarWarsDay (aka May the 4th for non-geeks), I had the […]

Rofuto @ Park Regis – New Venue at Five Ways

Rofuto @ Park Regis – New Venue at Five Ways

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 glass ‘sky bar’ taking over the sixteenth floor. The main occupant of […]