Harry & The Howlers at the Blue Piano
Birmingham’s greatest rockabilly rebel rousers Harry & the Howlers come stomping to the sultry surrounds of the Blue Piano this week. Energetic live performances fizz along at a frantic pace and you may just find your beetle crushers uncontrollably tapping away as spiky front woman Harry Jordan leads her Howlers through songs such as ‘Devil in a Push Up Bra’. Great fun live.
Fri 7 Apr 7pm at the Blue Piano, 26 Harborne Rd, Birmingham B15 3AA www.facebook.com

Flatpack Floating Cinema Shorts at Brindley Place
We’re all over Flatpack this week, see our top ten guide here. We love the quirky screenings in unusual venues and this may just be our favourite. Attach your sea (canal) legs and board the Ikon Gallery’s canal boat for viewings of surrealist Jean Painlevé’s short experimental films. No booking required just drop in.
Sat 8 Apr 2pm at Brewmaster Bridge, Brindley Place, Birmingham B1 2JS ikon-gallery.org

Kings Heath Street Food Market
The market is always a great family day out especially if the sun is shining so fingers crossed. A wide variety of the best street food vendors will be on hand to satisfy your gastronomic urges including the award winning Buddha Belly’s delicious Thai food, Birmingham Brewing Company will be serving their great local brews ‘Pale Brummie’ and ‘Bitter Brummie’. With live music and events for the kids that’s your Saturday afternoon sorted.
Sat 8 Apr 11am at Village Square, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7RA www.facebook.com

Malarkey at the Dark Horse
Birmingham’s noisy dancehall punks bring their riotous blend of reggae and ska infused mayhem to the Dark Horse this evening. These boys know how to get a party started so bring your dancing feet and expect plenty of laughs to complement your moon stomping shenanigans. Jam Jah favourite DJ Robidon will be mixing up a storm to keep the good vibes flowing.
Sat 8 Apr 10pm at the Dark Horse, 145 Alcester Rd, Birmingham B13 8JP www.darkhorsemoseley.co.uk

Dead Pixels at Mama Roux’s
How does an evening of retro gaming, tasty street food, live music and DJ’s sound? Yes we can’t wait either. Dead Pixels events are a blast and best of all you won’t need a pocketful of change to partake in the gaming. This evening is themed on the wickedly subversive game Bioshock so don your diving suits Big Daddies and look out for those Little Sisters. We can’t confirm rumours there is an ADAM street food vendor onsite.
Sat 8 Apr 5.30pm at Mama Roux’s, 23 Lower Trinity St, Birmingham B9 4AG www.facebook.com

Digbeth Dining Club Kings Heath Street Closure
Happy days folks the Digbeth Dining Club takeover of Kings Heath is back. We love these events, a raft of the finest gourmet street food, market stalls full of funky stuff and all played out to the deliciously laid back tunes of the Leftfoot DJ’s. A mini street festival if you will centred around the Hare and Hounds with a gloriously relaxed vibe. When the sun shines there really is no better way to spend an afternoon.
Sun 9 Apr 11am at Hare and Hounds, 106 High St, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7JZ hareandhoundskingsheath.skiddletickets.com

White Rabbit Easter Hippy Vintage Fair at the Prince of Wales
There’s a distinct Woodstock vibe to the ever excellent vintage fair at the Prince of Wales this weekend. Stock up on all your vintage clothing needs, browse the quality craft stalls, chow down on a wide range of street food and listen to the hippy inspired music of Cate Shanks. Far out man.
Sun 9 Apr 12pm at Prince of Wales, 118 Alcester Rd, Birmingham B13 8EE www.facebook.com

Fri 7 Apr - Sun 9 Apr
Giles Logan
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Sat 1 Apr 2017