Our annual festival edition is out now and is packed with competitions to win tickets to the best UK & European summer festivals. Read it online here or pick it up at venues throughout the West Midlands.
Whatever your taste in music we have it covered. The competitions are going live daily on our sister site fusedmagazine.com and we announce them over on our twitter feed so make sure you are following us over there too.
There is also the usual fine mix of upcoming art exhibitions, gigs and events.
To celebrate the fine artistic talent of the region for this edition we teamed up with New Art West Midlands to showcase some of the fine works on display until May. Take a look at the digital edition here or pick up your copy in the usual spaces as well as at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.
The jaw dropping Nofit State Circus (pictured below); Warwickshire based Motionhouse with a nail-biting blend of emotional and extraordinary dance and aerial work; a fully animated 20 foot Iron Man (pictured above) bringing puppetry, and live music for kids and adults alike; Sign Spinning all the way from Hollywood, a strolling street band hailing from the Indian community in Trinidad plus a host of wonderful surprises in unusual settings make their way to Birmingham’s Southside during August! Continue reading →
We’re very excited about the release of an all new ‘special’ edition of our sister publication Fused Magazine in tangible loveliness. It has been a while since our last printed edition of Fused and while we’ve been busy producing our little Area Culture Guides we have missed our faithful friend and think now is the perfect time to say a big HELLO. Continue reading →
Here is the new edition of Area Culture Guide welcoming you to the month of April with a host hints and tips on things to do around the West Midlands. Look out for your copy at venues throughout Birmingham or check it out online here. Continue reading →
“And we start with a minute of noise”, says lead singer Grandmaster Gareth, who clearly sets the theme for the rest of the night.
Total insanity. But tonight, it seemed like a gradual sort of insanity, easing those unfamiliar, fresh pairs of ears and eyes into the madness, which enhanced after every track. Though, it wasn’t just Misty’s who oozed in oddity, their cult like fans were just as to blame, if not more. Continue reading →
If you are looking for something to keep you occupied this weekend then there is plenty to choose from as the countdown to the Olympics gets well and truly underway. Throughout the West Midlands there are a cool 63 events listed on the official website we’ve picked out a couple of our faves… Continue reading →
Monster Jam 2011 is hitting Derby’s Pride Park Stadium on the 28th and 29th May 2011 bringing the scariest, fastest and baddest Monster Trucks with it. To celebrate Area Culture Guide has two exclusive tickets to give away! Continue reading →