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 Places For A Pint 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 late nights...

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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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50 Reasons To Stay Away From Birmingham

by Independent Birmingham Published:

No doubt you will have heard all about Birmingham on social media and from your out-of-town friends. It’s all true. Birmingham is a terrible place – rife with unfriendly locals, dirty streets...

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Birmingham’s Very Best Beer Gardens

by Independent Birmingham Published:

‘HE WAS A WISE MAN WHO INVENTED BEER’ – PLATO No, it’s not a zombie invasion. Although the quizzical looks adorning the faces of daily commuters and befuddled passersby, as...

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