OXJAMBRUM does the 11 bus route

On Sunday 3rd October prepare to experience a unique music experience as Oxjam take over the Number 11 bus route for a month long music festival, with further live music events taking place throughout October in 30 cities to raise money for the charity Oxfam.

Passengers are in for a truly different bus journey as they board the number 11 at the Hare and Hounds for a full lap of Europe’s longest urban bus route. During this ride, passengers are not only set to visit some of the most interesting neighborhoods in Birmingham but also in store for an eclectic mix spanning across generations and genres.

Alongside our 11 en-route stops, we will also be stopping mid route at The Bear in Bearwood for a couple of drinks and more fantastic live music from a local band before heading back to the Hare & Hounds for a Sunday lunch with a soulful twist from the Soul Food Project. Continue reading

OxjamBrum Speed Dating Event- Top 40 Singles

Are you sexy, single and ready to mingle?

The people behind the OxjamBrum Takeover festival are looking for 20 male and 20 female music lovers, also known as the Top 40 Singles, to come along to their charitable and cheeky new speed dating event on Thursday 26th August 2010. With each guest having provided details of their favourite son prior to arrival, participants will have the duration of one romantic tune to get to know their designated date before moving on to the next. Ensuring a diverse mixture of music and offering many an opportunity to find love, this night at the Cafe Blend will be one worth getting your glad rags on for.

Ticket price includes a free drink on entry, reducing the flutter of those first-date butterflies, and all proceeds go toward charity. So far Oxjam’s events have raised over £1million all over the country, proving not only to save lives worldwide but also to be entertaining and unmissable. Check out the OxjamBrum website to buy your tickets, contribute to a worthwhile cause and perhaps live happily ever after, too.