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The Gold Bar - Urban Cheesecake
Fairs and Festivals, Food & Drink

Independent Birmingham Festival, Summer 2019

The Independent Birmingham Festival is like a foodie’s Christmas. Independent food brands, delicious things to eat, gorgeous drinks and a whole host of incredible local traders in the market hall. Six months ago, I’d have told you I didn’t really like beer, but thanks to a few awesome beer events, I’m learning I actually do …

What happens when you have your wedding dress designed for you?

The Bad Bride Diaries: Tips For Having Your Wedding Dress Designed

You may remember that I didn’t particularly enjoy my visit to a bridal shop in search of a wedding dress. I hadn’t expected to be fussy, but it turns out I really am. Instead of put myself through more frustration in the temples of tulle, I decided to look into having a wedding dress designed. …

The Vanguard Birmingham
Bars and Pubs, Food & Drink

New Mead Cocktail Menu Lands at the Vanguard

The fabulous Vanguard has launched the UK’s first Mead based cocktail menu. The cocktail bar and meadery has been championing modern mead since they opened last year, and the new cocktail menu is another innovation in mead. Mead is made with fermented honey and water, and has seen a surge in popularity in recent years. …

Arts and Culture, Lifestyle

Avenue Q at The Alexandra, Birmingham

Avenue Q, the seriously adult puppet musical, has landed at The Alexandra in Birmingham. Avenue Q takes place in the down and out area of Avenue Q in New York City, following the story of college graduate Princeton (Lawrence Smith) as he navigates love, friendship and finding some purpose in the adult world. The musical …