Expansion planned at Birmingham Airport

August 3, 2018 by  

Birmingham Airport has announced that it plans to significantly expand the terminal building as part of a project set to cost around £15 million to realise.

These plans are known as the [Read more]

Disney on Ice coming to Birmingham

July 9, 2018 by  

A hugely popular family attraction is set to hit Birmingham later in the year, in the shape of Disney on Ice – and some of the biggest names from the films will be there.

One of them will be Moana, the star of the smash hit [Read more]

Classic sixties film to be shown in Birmingham

June 6, 2018 by  

One of the most iconic British movies of the 1960s is set to return to a cinema in Birmingham during the summer – complete with orchestra.

The Italian Job is a crime caper from 1969 and features [Read more]

Summer date set for construction of Athletes’ Village

May 3, 2018 by  

A date has now been set for beginning the construction of the Athletes’ Village for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022.

The work is scheduled to get underway during the early summer and the first stage of the project will see existing buildings at [Read more]

Birmingham getting Ministry of Design

April 6, 2018 by  

Birmingham is about to get a new fashion store that specialises in clothing aimed at men, with the news that the Ministry of Design chain is opening a branch there.

The chain has developed a reputation for stocking clothes by top fashion brand names, including the likes of [Read more]

Birmingham to host hummus festival

March 9, 2018 by  

A new kind of festival is set to come to Birmingham this year, and will be dedicated to hummus. It will offer attendees a different experience to regular food and drink festivals.

It may appear to be a niche culinary area to devote an entire festival to, in comparison to [Read more]

Birmingham set to host prosecco festival

February 4, 2018 by  

A festival dedicated to prosecco will hit Birmingham later this month, and will be the first event dedicated to the popular sparkling wine to hit the UK.

The event, known as Prosecco Festival, will showcase over [Read more]

RuPaul set to visit Birmingham

January 2, 2018 by  

There is good news for fans of the flamboyant star RuPaul, with the announcement that RuPaul’s Drag Race will be touring the UK [Read more]

Iron Maiden coming to Birmingham

December 5, 2017 by  

Next year is set to bring a treat for fans of metal music in Birmingham, with the news that legendary band Iron Maiden are hitting town as part of their upcoming tour.

The group will be clambering aboard the tour bus again after the hugely successful world trip that it took to promote [Read more]

Birmingham to get new buses

November 3, 2017 by  

The roads of Birmingham are set to welcome a fleet of brand new environmentally friendly buses, as part of wider plans aimed at reducing the amount of nitrogen dioxide that is produced within the city.

Under this scheme’s pilot, which is expected to get the green light from the local council, 22 of these zero-emission buses are set to be acquired. The cost will be [Read more]

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