AREA GUIDE – Latest edition

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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.

Area – New Art West Midlands Special Edition

Area_NAWM_2014.inddTo 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.

 

Summer in Southside starts next weekend!

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

The Fused Magazine Special – get involved.


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

Things to do this Weekend – EASTER EVENTS

Here’s a little run down of just a small handful of Easter events to keep you busy of the weekend. HAPPY EASTER x Continue reading

Area Culture Guide: April Edition

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

Mistys Big Adventure 18.11.11

“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