Any avid members of the punk music community will be aware of the sensational energy of American band, SWMRS. Following their recently released album, Berkley’s On Fire, the band have exploded back onto the live music scene with their second world tour - hitting the Birmingham O2 Institute on Monday night. SWMRS were accompanied by Liverpool’s own Zuzu and brought Destroy Boys with them from across the pond. 

Birmingham's progressive concept store, Bene Culture, has dropped their new CCTV inspired line. Bringing together art, music, fashion and underground culture, these guys, who are based in Birmingham's creative district, are flying the flag for those that adhered to an independent lifestyle. Not only do they stock brands including Gold Sport and Ramps but they also release seasonal lines of

Now, more than ever, Birmingham’s artistic community is thriving. Forward: New Art from Birmingham is a group exhibition, including work by artists living and working in this city, to highlight the depth and vitality of a wide range of practices. Taking place in Medicine, the old gallery space of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, from which sprang the young

Artist and filmmaker Rachel Maclean will curate a major exhibition at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Too Cute! Sweet is about to get Sinister, opening on 26th January 2019. The artist known for her distinctive satirical films will examine the world of cuteness by curating works from the Arts Council Collection and Birmingham’s collection to reveal how objects and images

There isn't anywhere we won't look for awesome new creatives. When we aren't scoping out cities, studios and exhibitions we are flicking through Instagram appreciating the abundance of god dam beautiful work. However, as our bio says, we are always looking for contributors to hit us up and this week we were super chuffed when BCU photographer, Rhys Grail did

Birmingham is a city that's currently brimming with immense creativity and culturally significant movements. From the vibrant, independent scene in Digbeth to the gorgeously, modern district surrounding Brindley Place. Commercial practises sit side-by-side with those who are traditionally deemed as 'underground', however, in Birmingham these terms and categories don't seem to matter. The UK's second largest city is simply a