22 Reasons Why You NEED To Attend Digbeth Après Ski This December

by Independent Birmingham Published:

Grab your skis and slap on your salopettes, it’s time to hit the slopes! We’ve teamed up with Birmingham Seasonal Markets to bring you THE essential winter pop-up event of...

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8 Mouth-Watering Cocktails You NEED To Drink At 18/81

by Independent Birmingham Published:

Located somewhere on Thorp Street, 18/81 is a specialist cocktail bar headed up by Brum drinks legend, Robert Wood. With a menu that focuses around pre-batched cocktails (where the very...

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40 Hidden Gems In Birmingham You Need To Discover

by Independent Birmingham Published:

The word ‘hidden gem’ is one that is often over-used in our line of work. We chronicle Birmingham’s independent culture with the hope that our articles not only shine a...

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An Open Letter To The Consumer: Support Independent

by Independent Birmingham Published:

This one comes from the heart. We here at IB try to promote positive messages. We want to encourage people to take pride in the marvellous city that we share,...

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From Street Food To Bricks And Mortar: Celebrating The Success Of Brum’s Street Food Entrepreneurs

by Independent Birmingham Published:

At Independent Birmingham, we love to champion local and encourage people to support independent businesses. We believe in Birmingham and the wonderful, talented, creative individuals who live here and are...

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Capturing The Jewellery Quarter’s Iconic Doors And Windows With Chris Fletcher

by Independent Birmingham Published:

Here at IB, we love a bit of door porn – a highly photogenic door that you just really want to look inside. The humble door may not be everyone’s...

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The Best Places To Visit In Birmingham When You’re Addicted To Cheese

by Independent Birmingham Published:

What does the cheese say when it looks in the mirror? Halloumi. We may as well start as we mean to go on – with a cheese joke. This article...

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The Independent Birmingham Festival At Aston Hall In Pictures

by Independent Birmingham Published:

Wow! What an incredible weekend! It felt like the entirety of Brum’s foodies were at the Independent Birmingham Festival at Aston Hall. The wonderful and iconic Jacobean manor was the...

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Meet The Local Retailers, Artists And Makers At The Independent Birmingham Festival At Aston Hall

by Independent Birmingham Published:

SHOP LOCAL. CELEBRATE THE UNIQUE. BELIEVE IN BIRMINGHAM. So far, we’ve told you a LOT about the utterly immense food and drink line-up we’ve curated for The Independent Birmingham Festival...

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The Ultimate Guide To Enjoying World Gin Day In Birmingham

by Independent Birmingham Published:

WE’VE BEEN ON THE GIN DIET RECENTLY, SO FAR WE’VE LOST THREE DAYS. Cometh 9 June, cometh World Gin Day. Our favourite day of the year, and one which we...

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38 Reasons Why You NEED To Attend The Independent Birmingham Festival At Aston Hall This July

by Independent Birmingham Published:

FOODIES OF BIRMINGHAM, YOU NEED TO BE AT THIS EVENT. IT’S SERIOUSLY UNMISSABLE.  Following the huge success of last year’s sold out Independent Birmingham Festival At Aston Hall (where upon...

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Follow Your Art: A Guide To Discovering Art In Brum

by Independent Birmingham Published:

‘Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time’ – Thomas Merton Birmingham is a city in the midst of a foodie revolution. It seems like...

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