Meet The Independent Retailers, Designers And Makers At The Independent Birmingham Festival This March

by Independent Birmingham Published:

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

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30 Reasons Why You NEED To Attend The Independent Birmingham Festival At The Bond

by Independent Birmingham Published:

Foodies of Birmingham, you NEED to be at this event. Following the previous two (sold out) Independent Birmingham festivals, the first at The Bond Company in Digbeth and the second...

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A Full List Of All 110+ Independents Offering Discounts And Deals On The IBcard Categorised By Area

by Independent Birmingham Published:

Shop Local. Celebrate The Unique. Believe In Birmingham. Born from a desire to shine a light on Birmingham’s marvellous independent culture, and champion the city as a whole, the Independent...

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Support Your Independents

by Independent Birmingham Published:

PEOPLE SELDOM DO WHAT THEY BELIEVE IN. THEY DO WHAT IS CONVENIENT, THEN REPENT.’ – BOB DYLAN. Here at Independent Birmingham our ethos revolves around celebrating Birmingham and the wonderful and...

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Independent Birmingham’s Ultimate City Centre Bar Crawl

by Independent Birmingham Published:

We still drink way too much. Like waaaay too much. Recently we published a critically-acclaimed article entitled ‘The Ultimate Jewellery Quarter Bar Crawl’, where we led you on a daring...

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Amazing Cuisines In Birmingham Thanks To Different Cultures

by Independent Birmingham Published:

Birmingham is a diverse and multi-cultural city boasting a fantastic culinary heritage. Indeed, with Birmingham being the originator of the far-renowned Balti (officially dubbed ‘The Birmingham Balti’), diversity and multiculturalism have played a...

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Birmingham’s Very Best Independent Cocktail Bars

by Independent Birmingham Published:

We drink way too much. Like waaaay too much. We love cocktails, and we’re spoilt for choice here in Birmingham. Between new bars opening up to the sheer delight of...

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The Best Independent Pubs, Bars, Micro-Breweries And Taprooms In Birmingham

by Independent Birmingham Published:

‘He was a wise man who invented beer’ – Plato Time and again the pub has been there for us. It’s been there through the laughter, the spilled drinks, the...

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17 Reasons Why Birmingham Needs To Be On Your Travel Bucket List

by Independent Birmingham Published:

If you’ve not yet got the message over the past five years, we love Birmingham. We’re huge advocates of this city and all that it encompasses. Whether admired from afar,...

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A Love Letter To The Jewellery Quarter’s Forgotten Architecture

by Independent Birmingham Published:

‘WE SHAPE OUR BUILDINGS, THEREAFTER THEY SHAPE US’ – WINSTON CHURCHILL. Our ‘Forgotten Architecture’ series is something we hope will act as a stark reminder for many of the raw beauty of our...

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The Best Coffee Shops In Birmingham

by Independent Birmingham Published:

Black as night, sweet as sin. Coffee – the first line of defence against the daily grind. All over the world, as a muted dawn breaks over the horizon, thousands...

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A Love Letter To Digbeth’s Forgotten Architecture

by Independent Birmingham Published:

‘We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us’ – Winston Churchill. Digbeth’s resurgence is something that has captured the hearts and minds of both young and old in our fair...

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