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The Old Crown's 649th Birthday

The Old Crown, Birmingham

Another year older for the old girl and she wants another party. What can we say? So do we! We're throwing four very different events with something for everyone to enjoy. WEDNESDAY 23RD AUGUST - THE DIGBETH QUIZ OF THE YEAR. Calling all Digbeth dwellers it's time to put your knowledge of the place we call home to the test. With streets full of independent hidden gems let's all celebrate what we have to offer. Prizes from Digbeth's independent businesses to be won. THURSDAY 24TH AUGUST - GIN TASTING HOSTED BY THE GINTLEMAN. Sample 5 gins n

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Creating Candlelight

The Botanist, Birmingham

Introducing Creating Candlelight Have you ever thought what you can do with old and used beautiful bottles? We have put together a package on up scaling our old bottles to create large glass scented candles. Who doesn't want a gin bottle candle for a present? Tickets are £30 and include a welcome drink and, of course, to take your own candle away with you. Give us a call on 0121 600 7430 ot email us at birminghambookings@thebotanist.uk.com to book!

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Bare Vintage X Bene Culture

Bene Culture, Birmingham

Bare Vintage are holding their Birmingham pop up in-store at BENE CULTURE. Expect vintage, music, free alcohol and vibes. More of the event will be announced in the coming weeks. Friday 25th August - 6PM TILL 11PM Saturday 26th August - 11AM TILL 7PM www.beneculture.com www.barevintage.co.uk

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Digbeth Dining Club

Spotlight, Birmingham

Digbeth Dining Club is the multi award winning street food event that has become a hit in Birmingham and leading the alternative food scene. Operating now every Friday and Saturday night from 5pm til late, we relaunch for 2017 from January 27th until the end of the year! DDC always does a series of big shows, festivals and other exciting events throughout the year! Keep an eye on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest info, as well as our website www.digbethdiningclub.com FREE ENTRY

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Summer Of Love Chapter Three

Forty Four bar, West Bridgford

We are please to announce we are back with another event. Held at the gorgeous Forty Four bar in West Bridgeford. Guestlist only. Drinks deals on the night Dj Prosecco reception for the first hour

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Sneaker Hawks Launch

Hawker Yard, Birmingham

Sneaker Hawks is Birminghams newest Vintage, Kicks and Urban clothes event and we are looking to make our lauch a big one, so come along and check us out and get your hands on some of the freshest garms around from local and UK wide companies!! Check and give us a like on social media INSTA:SneakHawks TWITTER: SneakerHawksUK LOCATION Hawker Yard Birmingham ______________ DOOR TAX £3 £1 from your entry goes towards Birmingham Childrens hospital _______________ DATE 26th August 2017 11.00am -6.00pm _______________ COMPETITION RAFFL

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Digbeth Dining Club

Spotlight, Birmingham

Digbeth Dining Club is the multi award winning street food event that has become a hit in Birmingham and leading the alternative food scene. Operating now every Friday and Saturday night from 5pm til late, we relaunch for 2017 from January 27th until the end of the year! DDC always does a series of big shows, festivals and other exciting events throughout the year! Keep an eye on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest info, as well as our website www.digbethdiningclub.com FREE ENTRY

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Outchea Parc

Elmstead Lane, Chislehurst

The Creative Arts Festival The Ultimate Outdoor Experience Makes Its Debut In London This Summer! Saturday 26th August 2017 Compromising of Music, Food, Drink, Games & Social Networking Head Down To Our Official All Day Outdoor Special OUTCHEA PARC On the day will include a variety of: DJ's Acts Performances Food Vendors Drink Vendors On-site Games On-site activities Commercial stalls Media Outlets Social Networking & Most Importanty A FUN FILLED VIBE! www.outchea-parc.com More Info Coming Soon!

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Brum's Big Fat Burger Festival 2017

No21digbeth, Birmingham

After our hugely succesful of Big Fat Pizza Festival, we return with the almighty Big Fat Burger Festival 2017. When it comes to an excuse to bite into a juicy, over-the-top burger, just turn to Birmingham’s cutting-edge street-food organiser’s Taste and Liquor, to make that dream come true. Launched with one desire - to give the patty its deserved accolade, Digbeth’s experimental residency, opens its doors to host a double topping, cheese dripping, Burger party. Taste and Liquor's Burger Festival Party 2016 was the 1st event of its

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Open Air Prosecco & Balls Party

Rainbow Venues, Birmingham

Our open air arena will be flooded with over 200,000 balls to create a ginormous ball bit for a one-off event on August 27th (Bank Holiday). Drown in prosecco. Save the date. http://therainbowvenues.co.uk/

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NUAGE is coming home!

FUMO, Birmingham

Nuage is coming home! Sunday 27th August, 3pm - LATE Join the UK’s number 1 Supper Club as we dine, drink & dance at Fumo, Brmingham’s finest Italian eatery. Expect day time dining, drinking & dancing ON TABLES. We are Joined by International DJ’s, the UK’s finest instrumental sounds & performers…. Nuage delivers production at the highest levels. Attire is Sundays Sultry best. Check out our social medias for outfit inspiration. Twitter & Instagram - @25nuage Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/25nuage/ Web - www.nuage25.com Tic

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Daytime Garden Brunch Party

Praza Birmingham, Birmingham

DAYTIME PARTY 3pm - midnight KIN would like you all to join us on Bank Holiday Sunday 27th August at Praza Edgbaston where we transform Praza Garden into an Alice in wonderland theme Beautiful open Marquee Capacity: 300. Food canapés : Henry Wongs & Praza Chinese & Indian for an indochinese experience Cocktails / extra Bars Music : Vocal House / RnB / Old Skool Garage / soulful house Aycee Ashley west Callum Baker Dan Gleeson Dr Love Danny kane Jemerey Sylvester Jim Ryan Jussoul PK & Richie Edmundz Owen DCS

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Musical Bingo

The Botanist, Birmingham

MUSIC BINGO IS BACK Our favorite bingo edition will now be taking place every last Tuesday of the month! Imagine a regular bingo, but instead of someone calling out numbers, a live musician is playing some of the best songs around. We will have a lot of fun and laughter and fantastic prizes will be won! Book a table by calling us directly on 0121 600 7430. Entry is free, but we will accept £2 donations for Barnardo’s

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Gin Festival Birmingham 2017

Custard Factory, Birmingham

GinFestival.com presents: GIN FESTIVAL BIRMINGHAM 2017 Gin loving brummies, it's time to get excited, Gin Festival is coming back. The UK's first, biggest and best gin festival is making a fourth visit to Birmingham at the brand new and really exciting venue of Market Hall at the Custard Factory. There will be over 100 different gins to try, including brand new gins and exclusive gins you won't see anywhere else. There will also be gin masterclasses and the opportunity to meet gin distillers in person, a gin cocktail bar, live music and gorgeo

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Riversley Park Dining Club

Riversley Park, Nuneaton

Digbeth Dining Club are coming to Nuneaton. Bringing award winning street food to Nuneatons beautiful Riversley Park. They'll be entertainment in the shape of live music, DJ's and family friendly workshops for the little ones, the Midlands best Street Food and a fully stocked bar. The event is free so save the date and come hungry for some of the best street food coming out of the Midlands at the moment!

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La Source

Truth Nightclub, Birmingham

J&E Entertainment is Bringing an incredible Night to you In Birmingham on Saturday 9th of September. La Source !!! A multicultural night where you can enjoy music and dance from all around the world America, Uk, Caribbean, Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Angola and much More. Don't miss out come and Celebrate with Us!

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Hip Hop Colour Powder Festival 2017

Digbeth, Birmingham

UK’s 1st Hip Hop Colour Festival Launches in Birmingham! Throw your colour in the air like you just don’t care for the UK’s first Hip Hop Colour Festival! Brought to you by Multi-Award Winning Shaanti - an essential part of the city's music scene since the 1999 - in association with street-food alternative event pioneers Taste and Liquor and Brunch’in and Hip-Hop. The Hip Hop Colour Festival is an annual event that showcases the positivity of Hip-Hop culture in The Monastery, in Digbeth. The festival promises to be like no other, w

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Kings Heath Street Festival 2017

Kings Heath Village Square, Birmingham

Kings Heath Street Festival is BACK! Make sure you've got the date in your diaries, 'cause the biggest party of the year is coming to the Heath on Sunday 10th September 2017! We're busy planning a whole day of FREE family fun for you lovely lot, and it's going to be even BIGGER than last year! Expect live music from the best bands and rising stars in Brum, a market area showcasing creators, makers and traders from Kings Heath and beyond, a huge street food feast and plenty of tipples to wash it down, traditional fun fair rides and children’

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Beauty at The Botanist

The Botanist, Birmingham

SAVE THE DATE Our beloved Beauty at The Botanist returns - expect the next fabulous night of cocktails and pampering on September 12! As usual, tickets will be £15 and will include a welcome drink and, of course, all mini treatments! Brands attending at the moment are TONI & GUY, Sisley, Lancôme, Molton Brown, Eness Cosmetics, Givenchy, Benefit Cosmetics! Much more brands to confirm, stay tuned! This time we will also be holding a raffle on the evening. Every year throughout September we as a company put all our efforts to raise money

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Birmingham Extreme Chilli Festival 2017

Brindley Place, Birmingham

The annual Birmingham Chilli Festival will be returning to Brindleyplace on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th September.. with an extreme twist! Now in its 7th year, the festival will feature another packed schedule of live music and street performances on the Saturday, alongside the popular Chilli Market. The Chilli Produce Market, in association with Sketts, will let you get a taste of spice from all around the world…right here on your doorstep in Brindleyplace. So for those amongst you who have heat-loving taste buds, there will be plenty of

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Birmingham Tequila Festival

TBA, Birmingham

The Tequila Festival Is Coming To Birmingham!

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Wolverhampton's Big BBQ & Beer Festival

Starworks Warehouse, Wolverhampton

Ok, So we had to re schedule things in Wolvsas we've been so busy with dates across Birmingham... We're happy to announce details of the new date and some exciting news! Wolvs BBQ Festival.. All tickets from the Rum Festival will be valid and all tickets holders from Rum Festival will get a complimentary drink from us...our way of saying sorry x Our brand new monthly residency in Wolverhampton, Taste and Liquor presents its first season of feastivals to The Black Country. http://www.tasteandliquor.com

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The Independent Birmingham Festival

Aston Hall, Birmingham

Guess who’s back, back again, IB’s back, tell your friends. That’s right folks, after the storming success of our inaugural Independent Birmingham Festival, which took place at The Bond Company (Digbeth) in May and saw a sold out crowd attend and celebrate the best of Birmingham’s independent culture - we’ve decided that you folks deserve another great event in your lives. Introducing the Independent Birmingham Festival at Aston Hall. On Sunday 17 September, we’re going to throw a big party to celebrate Birmingham’s independent

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Next Season’s Styles

The Botanist, Birmingham

Every year throughout September we as The New World Trading Company put together all our efforts to raise money for Barnardo's and this year is no exception! We have put together a super exciting night for you! All money from this event will go directly to Barnardo's! We'll have a look at next season’s styles, with Topshop covering the next big looks, Bad Apple Hair accompanying this with hair styles, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics doing the next best eye trends. All while we experience a gin tasting. Tickets will be £10 and all go to Barnardo

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Prosecco & Balls

Rainbow Venues, Birmingham

Come and lose yourself in a world of childish behaviour. Re-live your inner youth, for three days only. 250,000 balls in a warehouse. Prosecco flowing at every angle. Mac and Cheese from the gods. Bury yourself in multi coloured balls, play hide and seek with your worst enemy, boogie to ONLY pop anthems, and enjoy the rest of the space for a full day-out of fun activities. THIS IS A NOT JUST A BALL PIT PARTY, it’s what dreams are made of. It's a place to rock your body like you do in the shower when you think nobody's watching. Well, we'r

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BHX'IT

Tramshed, Birmingham

Curated by PHORM Sponsored by Carhartt Work In Progress An evening of art, music, food and drink. Featuring: IMBUE PRYCE LEE PLUME COLLECTIVE SLIM PICKENS TOM BIRD ATELIER ZOOT FILFURY Location: The Tramshed - Javelin Block Date: 22.09.17 Time: 18:00 - 22:00 Food: Original Patty Men Drink sponsors: Budweiser, Purity + Ugly Drinks Sounds: Adam Regan + Ming http://www.phorm.uk

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Fluid Festival

Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham

SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER: FLUID CONVERSATION 2PM - 3PM, Birmingham Town Hall Limited capacity so reserve your place via Evenbrite Does sexual and gender identity of composers influence their music and is there such a thing as a Queer sensibility? Festival artists talk about their work and open up a conversation about what it means to be Queer. FLUID AT MINERVA WORKS 3pm Kicks off at Stryx gallery with DIY performances, DJ sets, workshops and screenings. 5.30pm Main performances run consecutively between Nicholson School of Dance and Vivid Proj

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Musical Bingo

The Botanist, Birmingham

MUSIC BINGO IS BACK Our favorite bingo edition will now be taking place every last Tuesday of the month! Imagine a regular bingo, but instead of someone calling out numbers, a live musician is playing some of the best songs around. We will have a lot of fun and laughter and fantastic prizes will be won! Book a table by calling us directly on 0121 600 7430. Entry is free, but we will accept £2 donations for Barnardo’s

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Paint like Banksy!

Red Peppers, Birmingham

PopUp Painting is the perfect way to drink creatively on a night out in Birmingham! Join us at Red Peppers to unleash your creativity. With a wine glass in one hand (or your most preferred poison!) and a paint brush in the other. No experience needed. All equipment is provided. Follow along as our artist facilitator guides you, or if you’re feeling adventurous free-styling is always welcome! Immerse yourself in the contemporary era with our themed playlist. Meet new people, paint and date, relax with friends. Share this fun night out by joi

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Culture Cooking Expo

Quantum, Birmingham

The Culture Cooking Expo is a three day, indoor food and drink exhibition, showcasing the exciting culture of African and Caribbean food and drink. It's purpose is to bridge the gap of African and Caribbean food into the fine dining experience providing this for wider food audiences. The opening years theme has focused on this specific food group, as we set to be the first to collaborate with celebrity Chef's, and fine dining restaurants to bring this exciting expo to the Quantum Exhibition Centre. The event is keen to attract industry prof

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The Boy Who Had It All World Premiere!

Old Trafford, Stretford

Join us on 1st October on what would of been Duncan Edwards 81st Birthday at the theatre of dreams, Old Trafford. The night will be honouring the life of the great Duncan Edwards. With a world premiere screening of The Boy Who Had It All, a short film movie. Entertainment on the night include Manchester based band, OFF THE EDGE!, A live Poetry Performance By Ianthe Exall, A charity raffle, also a hot served buffet.

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Birmingham Literature Festival 2017

Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham

This year, Birmingham Literature Festival turns 20. From a tiny series of events back in 1998, the festival is now week-long book bonanza in October every year which takes over the city of Birmingham. To celebrate, we held our first ever Spring Edition from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd April: a special one-off festival celebrating all that’s great about writing and Birmingham: writing workshops which involve canoes, bicycles and walks; a variety of venues across the city; and a host of writers, bestselling and up-and-coming, from the region an

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TEDxBrum 2017

Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham

Instead of saying one viewpoint is valid and another is invalid, we learn more about reality by sharing perspectives. Our perspectives affect all of our life experiences. They are the lens through which we see and interpret the world. Perspectives are interchangeable; individual; multiple. Previously perspectives and beliefs have been used to divide the human race; to rule us and embolden the leaders for whom power is the most important point of perspective. The false dichotomy created by wars in all guises, whether it’s between religions,

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Birmingham Chocolate Festival 2017

Brindley Place, Birmingham

Last year Brindleyplace was home to Birmingham’s first chocolate festival, we are delighted to announce it’s back for 2017! Taking place in Central Square on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st October, Birmingham’s chocolate festival – Chocival, in association with established market operator Sketts, will feature music, entertainment and food stalls selling a range of indulgent and unusual chocolate treats – as well as Chocolate Gunge tank! For a full list of stalls and entertainment details watch this space. This year’s festival will

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Curry King of Birmingham 2017

ICC Arena, Birmingham

TABLES OF TEN AND INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE This is a black tie event with a twist. Each guest on your table will be given tasks to do that will contribute to cooking a curry fit for a King (or Queen). Together you will be asked to create a recipe from a number of meats, vegetables, herbs and spices. You'll need to name your dish too. You'll then take your 'recipe' to a chef who will cook up some love, right there and then, bringing your curry to life. Your dish will then be judged by local chefs, food writers and food bloggers, on a

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Cheese Fest Birmingham

Custard Factory, Birmingham

Cheesefest UK comes to Birmingham for a day of the most incredible melted cheese delights and delicious cheese-based cuisine! Experience some of the cheesiest cheeses in the world with melted raclette, cheese wheels, gooey mozzarella sticks and a whole host of cheese-tastic tastes from the UK’s best cheese traders! Hosted in cities all over the UK, we’re really excited to welcome all of these cheesy delights to the Custard Factory! Taking place here at the Custard Factory, Cheese Fest features the UK’s best cheese traders and street foo

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Pizza & Prosecco Festival Birmingham

Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham

The Pizza & Prosecco Festival is coming Birmingham!! Lets face it, Pizza & Prosecco are probably the two best things in the world, so what could be better then bringing the two together for a festival based around the the ultimate food and drink duo. Get a slice of the action from an array of pizza pop ups and prosecco bars. - 20 different types of prosecco to try - Sparkling Prosecco cocktails - Soft blankets & Heaters - Sing-a-long pop classics and live music all day - Array of pizza-pop ups Find out more by clicking the link below

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INSIDE Food

Maidenhead Amphitheatre, Maidenhead

The definitive Food discussion, presented directly Chefs, Food experts and personalities.

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Maidenhead Food & Fitness Festival

Maidenhead, Maidenhead

Enjoy Maidenhead invites the whole family to the inaugural Maidenhead Food & Fitness Festival to celebrate health and wellbeing across the town centre in 2018. A healthy lifestyle, balancing great food and fitness and the most comprehensive town centre regeneration plan Maidenhead has ever seen has inspired this two day event. Held across two days between the hours of 10:00am and 17:00pm the Maidenhead Food & Fitness Festival will be spread throughout the Town Centre, Kidwells Park and the Town Moor. We will accommodate a variety of food,