The Ultimate Birmingham Summer 2016 Bucket List

by Independent Birmingham Published:

Summer cometh – and with it, fun things to do. Summer is on it’s way and with it (we fervently hope) that elusive ball of fire in the sky, more...

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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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Birmingham’s Best Burger Joints

by Independent Birmingham Published:

‘I still eat a burger at a counter with ketchup dripping down my face’ – Scarlett Johansson. Burgers, they make us do terrible things. They make us forget diets, with their glorious,...

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Birmingham’s Street Art: The Missed Connection

by Independent Birmingham Published:

‘There is nothing lost or gained by knowing who I am, it’s about the connection other people have to them’ – Mssd Cnnctn Birmingham’s street art is a boon to...

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Birmingham’s Best Street Food

by Independent Birmingham Published:

‘The belly rules the mind’ – Spanish proverb. Street food. The ever-so-mouth-watering jewel in Birmingham’s impressive and culturally-diverse culinary crown. It’s a phenomenon that has risen from grubby burger vans...

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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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34 Things You’ll Only Understand If You Were Born (And Lived) In Birmingham In The 90’s

by Independent Birmingham Published:

Nostalgia is a wonderful thing. Looking back over years gone by with fond memories of your childhood. A time when there were no bills to pay, soul-destroying jobs to turn...

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Learn To Cook Like A Pro

by Independent Birmingham Published:

‘Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are’. We love eating out, for us there’s nothing better. From Michelin-starred fine dining establishments to soul food...

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Brum’s Most Memorable Lunches

by Independent Birmingham Published:

‘Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch’ – Orson Welles. Lunch is a mealtime often underrated in the grand scheme of things, merely employed as...

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Ross Jukes: Capturing Autumn

by Independent Birmingham Published:

Birmingham is deep in autumn’s grip, and what a beautiful sight it is to behold. The leaves have fallen, and there’s a cold snap in the air as we say...

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