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Q&A: Meet Mukith Miah from Back to Backs

Q&A: Meet Mukith Miah from Back to Backs

Tell us a little bit about yourself… I am Volunteering & Community Involvement Manager at National Trust Birmingham, based at Back to Backs in Southside Describe your job in a few words. Connecting people and places How did you first get into your career/ what’s...

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Southside is a playwright’s playground

Southside is a playwright’s playground

With several of Birmingham’s leading theatres being found in Southside, it’s the perfect place to host the West Midlands screenwriting competition Enter Stage Write, where budding writers have the opportunity to see their wok brought to life. Birmingham Hippodrome and...

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Discover Birmingham this January in Southside

Discover Birmingham this January in Southside

It’s New Year, New Music in Southside this January, as the area’s best-loved live music venue is bringing together the rising stars of the scene for a series of showcases throughout the month. The Sunflower Lounge will host the inaugural Discover Birmingham, a...

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Rozu opens in Southside

Rozu opens in Southside

December was certainly a busy month here in Southside - Frosty the Snowman wandered the streets as part of SantaSide, tens of thousands headed to the Hippodrome for The Nutcracker and Christmas parties were rife at the Glee Club and all across the area. Amongst all...

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Q&A: Fiona Allan, CEO of Birmingham Hippodrome

Q&A: Fiona Allan, CEO of Birmingham Hippodrome

With Birmingham’s cultural scene booming, Artistic Director and CEO of Birmingham Hippodrome, Fiona Allan, reveals the reasons why Southside is set to become the hub of all the action.  Hi Fiona! Tell us a little bit about your career in the arts so far. ...

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Eat, drink, go to the ballet and be merry

Eat, drink, go to the ballet and be merry

With a 10ft tree, Santa’s grotto, mulled wine and snowmen walking the length of Hurst Street, you can’t miss Christmas in Southside. But the festive season didn’t start here the evening the first selfie was taken under the tree – it started 29 years ago, when the...

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