Author: Holly Barry

It’s time to say YAYBrum!

Written by Maniba Zariat  It all started in December 2015 when Chris Sudworth from The Old Rep, Anisa Haghdadi from Beatfreeks and Amarah from MAIA Creatives started to dream “about a young people’s leadership group that went beyond the bounds of a single building”. Words of The Old Rep Executive Director Chris “wanted producers to work …

By
17 February 2016
Read More

Best Beauty Gifts This Season

  By Lorna Ricketts With Christmas right around the corner you may be struggling to find the perfect gift for your favourite beauty lover. Luckily for you I’ve done all the hard work and created a roundup of the most beautiful beauty gift of the season. Kicking off with a limited edition range that’s been hard …

By
22 December 2015
Read More

9 Things We All Think When The Christmas German Market Arrives in Birmingham

Ooo the Christmas market is being set up, how exciting!! It’s the second week of November, is it usually this early? How can anyone be thinking about Christmas already. £4 for a hot chocolate, are you mad?! If you throw in keeping the cute mug then it’ll be worth it. Ah a store that sells …

By
13 November 2015
Read More

Save Yourself Some Money With NUS EXTRA

By Jessica Chumber As you embark on your journey at University, which can be somewhat costly, with tuition fees, accommodation, nights out etc, you may feel strapped for cash. However, purchasing a NUS Extra card will save some precious pounds when you are out and about. This card enables you to get great discounts in …

By
21 September 2015
Read More

Birmingham Weekender Is Here!

Get yourself ready for the 25th, 26th and 27th of September as one of Birmingham’s best loved arts festival the Birmingham Weekender is back. Big and better than ever, this year Birmingham’s major arts organisations have come together to stage an ambitious city weekend of free outdoor arts and performances for all the family. Produced …

By
20 September 2015
Read More

Rugby World Cup “fan zone” opens at Eastside Park

By Josh Donlon The Rugby World Cup is nearly upon us and is turning out to be an extra special one as England play host to the rest of the rugby world. After months of hard work, England prepare for the opening match of the World Cup, and their opening group fixture against Fiji. To …

By
18 September 2015
Read More

‘Dislike’ button coming to a status near you.

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the company is currently working on the long awaited “dislike” button. After introducing the “like” button on the social networking site, demands for a “dislike” button started to rise. Despite popular demand for this function, Zuckerberg resisted the idea as he didn’t want to encourage any negativity on the …

By
16 September 2015
Read More

5 great hair products for under a fiver

Some of us have in our heads that if an item is on the pricer side, it must mean it’s better? Not necessarily! You can still get quality products whilst saving on your pennies. Batiste is the queen of dry shampoo and its become a cult product in most girl’s hair routines. At £2.99 it …

By
14 September 2015
Read More

Holiday review: Lisbon, Portugal

Depending on what you look for in a holiday, Lisbon is the best of both worlds – a chance to explore a big city and relaxation of a beach holiday that we all crave for in England. Lisbon to me is a mixture of San Francisco and New York at first glance. It has a …

By
10 September 2015
Read More

Fashionistas listen up – Brummie fashion week is upon us

This weekend Birmingham International Fashion week is taking place at MacDonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham. Presented by Lewis Duncan Weedan, designers from all over the world will be showcasing their latest work. Guests will benefit from advice from industry experts such as Bianca Miller who will be doing a talk on ‘how to start your own …

By
03 September 2015
Read More