Jobs in Kings Heath – 1st March

March 1, 2024

Air Nation Air Nation are looking for people to join their team! Send your CV to khmanager@airnation.co.uk to apply. Bonmarché Bonmarché on the High Street are looking for a new store manager. Contact them on 01214 411 131 to find out more. Oxfam Oxfam Kings Heath are looking for a part-time deputy shop manager, for […]

Kings Heath and Brandwood Litter Pickers Spring Newsletter

February 29, 2024

The Kings Heath and Brandwood Litter Pickers have been busy over the last few months and have just sent out their latest newsletter. Featuring a report from the chair as usual, as well as a story from Colmore School, you can download and read the newsletter here. As ever, if you would like to get […]

Spring Cleaning in Kings Heath

February 29, 2024

With the sudden reappearance of Creme Eggs in the supermarket, as well as the first shoots making their way out the ground, one thing is clear; spring is on its way. As the weather starts to turn, what better time is there to get your spring clean on? We’ve found some of the best businesses […]

Kings Heath BID Networking Event February 2024

February 22, 2024

Yesterday, Kings Heath BID hosted its first Networking Event of 2024, and it was a great success! In true Kings Heath style, we didn’t go for a formal dinner, but got active with an amazing circus skills workshop courtesy of Joe from CircusMASH! He took us through various circus skills from juggling to aerial silks, […]

Birmingham Palestine Weekender

February 19, 2024

We are witnessing a humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza. Local venues in Kings Heath have partnered with Kings Heath United Against Racism to create an event to raise funds and show solidarity with the people of Gaza. Taking place on the 30th-31st March, the Birmingham Palestine Weekender will feature live bands, DJ sets, spoken word, storytelling, […]

Hidden Gems: Top Banana

February 15, 2024

Top Banana was vintage before vintage was cool. It was on York Road before York Road was cool. But what actually is Top Banana? I talked to Amanda, who has worked in the shop for over a decade, to find out what makes it tick. Top Banana was founded by Kevin Lyne over 20 years […]

Queensbridge School Event Sponsorship Opportunity

February 12, 2024

Queensbridge School are looking for sponsors for their brand new annual awards ceremony. Queensbridge is dedicated to providing a learning environment in which all their students can thrive in all areas of life; academically, personally and socially. As part of this, they are this year, for the first time, putting on an awards ceremony in […]

February Half Term in Kings Heath

February 8, 2024

Half term always comes around so quick! If you’re still on the lookout for somewhere in Kings Heath to take the kids on a day out this week, or maybe a club they can go to while you’re at work, we’ve put together this short guide for all ages. Hickory Dickory’s Perfect for your young […]

Valentine’s in Kings Heath Guide 2024

February 1, 2024

There’s only 2 weeks to go until Valentine’s day – and if you want to have a romantic date with, or find a special Valentine’s gift for, that special someone in your life, then you need look no further than Kings Heath! For this special day, we’ve picked out our top local picks for dates […]

Lunar New Year in Kings Heath 2024

February 1, 2024

A very happy lunar new year to all those who celebrate! The 10th of February 2024 is the Lunar New Year (aka Chinese New Year, although it is also celebrated in Korea and Vietnam), so if you’d like to celebrate the start of the Year of the Dragon in style, or simply support some of […]

Jobs in Kings Heath – 25th January

January 25, 2024

Photo Technician at The New Photo Company If you are passionate about photography, this job at The New Photo Company could be ideal for you. You will be operating and maintaining printing equipment, restoring photos, and providing excellent customer service. If this interests you, then send your CV and cover letter to hello@thenewphotocompany.com Carer at […]

Chair’s Report on the AGM for 2023

January 12, 2024

If you couldn’t make it along to the BID AGM, here’s what you missed: After two years of very low attendance there were a substantial number of people attending the meeting. This is great to see and to be encouraged. The more that BID Directors can hear from the membership the more we can listen […]

Hidden Gems: The New Photo Company

January 11, 2024

Although The New Photo Company itself has only been on the High Street for less than two years, the shop is a continuation of a Kings Heath photographic legacy. In talking to Supreet, the proprietor of the company, I find out about the legacy of the Suri family in Kings Heath photography, as well as […]

New Year, New You

December 26, 2023

The holiday season is drawing to a close: that means the baubles can go back in the bottom drawer for another year, and maybe you’re using the opportunity to turn over a new leaf and commit to a New Year’s Resolution. If that’s the case, we’re here to help, with our list of all the […]

Hidden Gems: Linens ‘n’ Things

December 21, 2023

Linens ’n’ Things is an unassuming shop on the High Street, situated between Burger & Sauce and Loco Lounge. At this point, the shop has been in Kings Heath for 25 years – and the owner, Latif has been here the whole time. He came to England from Pakistan in 1997, so he set up […]

Massage Therapist at Little Rest

December 21, 2023

Little Rest is looking for Massage Therapists! Are you a qualified massage therapist who is passionate about providing tailored experiences for individuals? Whether you are well-established or just starting out, are you thinking about the next stage of your career? And would you like to work with like-minded professionals in a welcoming, calming and stylish […]

Kings Heath and Brandwood Litter Pickers Winter Newsletter

December 18, 2023

The heroes who keep our area clean and tidy, the Kings Heath and Brandwood Litter Pickers, have just sent out their Winter Newsletter for this year. Featuring a message from the chair of the Litter Pickers, as well as a little quiz and much more! You can read the newsletter here. As ever, if you […]

Christmas Opening Hours 2023

December 14, 2023

Run out of milk? Need some batteries for a new toy? Whatever the reason, these are the Christmas opening hours for those High Street shops you just can’t do without. Open on Christmas Day The following shops on Kings Heath High Street will be open on Christmas day, for your last-minute essentials: Shop 24/7 Express […]

Hidden Gems – Seesaw Opticians

November 30, 2023

Sale! From the 1st to the 12th of December 2023, Seesaw Opticians are offering 30% off their entire range! As soon as you walk into Seesaw Opticians on Poplar Road, you immediately realise that this is not just any old high street optician. The atmosphere is warm and cosy, incense and calming music drift on […]

Kings Heath Christmas Gift Guide 2023

November 28, 2023

It’s December, and that can mean only one thing; Christmas shopping. But why brave the crowds in the Bullring when everything you need is available in Kings Heath? From the essentials, to presents great and small, we’ve got you covered when it comes to all things Christmas gifts in Kings Heath. Christmas Essentials There are […]

York Supplies Community Co-op are hiring!

November 23, 2023

Shop Manager York Supplies want to hear from you if you have retail experience and a keen interest in DIY and/or gardening! Could you lead a small and dedicated team  friendly to maintain their friendly and knowledgeable customer service? Can you drive sales and deliver new initiatives? Do you share their values of community service, […]

Hidden Gems – Kings Heath Mirrors and Lighting

November 6, 2023

Hidden Gems: Kings Heath Mirrors and Lighting One of the veterans of the High Street, Kings Heath Mirrors and Lighting has seen it all in their 38 years on Kings Heath High Street – in fact, current manager Jaz reckons every single other shop has changed in the time they’ve been around. Jaz’s dad, Ali, […]

Jobs in Kings Heath – 2nd November

November 2, 2023

Kings Heath Jobs Board Highlighting the most recent jobs available on Kings Heath High Street. Dessert Express Dessert Express (inside Shop 24/7 Express) are looking for an experienced staff member to join their team and craft excellent desserts. Apply in-store or contact via 07707 638 122. Dwell Homecare Dwell Homecare are looking for compassionate care […]

The WKHNDR with Revuie

October 30, 2023

Who are Revuie? Kings Heath BID is partnering with Birmingham-based hospitality review app, Revuie. Revuie are looking to authenticate reviews for bars and restaurants, starting with Birmingham. Every review must include a photo or video of the restaurant, and can include a 140 characters to let others know about the place in a nutshell. They […]

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What’s On – Halloween in Kings Heath 2023

October 23, 2023

Halloween in Kings Heath Looking for some spooky activities for the little ones this half term? Or in the mood for some seasonal dress-up yourself? Look no further than these amazing events for all ages taking place in and around Kings Heath. Halloween for kids… The Pumpkin Challenge 28th Oct – 5th Nov: Take part […]

Kings Heath & Brandwood Litter Pickers Newsletter

October 20, 2023

No doubt you will have seen the intrepid Kings Heath & Brandwood Litter Pickers out and about helping to keep all of the streets in the neighbourhood clean and tidy. They’ve just produced a first newsletter to highlight the valuable work that they do and you can read that here. The newsletter includes an interview […]

Brum Rocks

October 20, 2023

Misfits Music, a Moseley based charity, have some opportunities for businesses to get involved in their high profile “Brum Rocks” project. They are offering a range of options to suit all budgets from participating in a free workshop to placing an ad in their show programme, and other advertising and merchandising opportunities. This year they […]

Kings Heath Street Fest Returns!

September 8, 2023

Download Flyers for Kings Heath Street Fest Here!   KINGS HEATH STREET FESTIVAL FINAL POSTER PDF      

Kings Heath BID helping businesses to save money

September 7, 2023

Place Support Partnership – A Case Study Earlier this year, the BID began working with Place Support Partnership (PSP), a consultancy working nationwide with BIDs helping their members save money on essential overheads such as gas and electricity, telecoms and card processing payments (among other things). PSP spent a day in Kings Heath, holding a […]

Update From BCC on High Street Barriers

September 6, 2023

From Birmingham City Council:   In 2020, an area of on-street parking on Kings Heath High Street was suspended to create more space for pedestrians as part of the emergency Covid response.  This was done in good faith and in response to views expressed by parts of the local community as to how the environment […]

Queens Heath 2023

June 12, 2023

Queens Heath is back for 2023!  Kings Heath’s annual pride event will be retuning on Sunday 18th June, from 12pm to 6pm. Since 2021, the event has seen thousands come to Kings Heath to celebrate pride and our LGBTQIA+ community, with free live music performances, face painting, drinks deals, special surprises and giveaways. This year, […]

BID Manager Update: May 2023

May 19, 2023

BID Manager Update – May 2023 Firstly, thank you to every business that voted in the recent renewal ballot. With such a close result, every vote really did make a difference! The BID’s commitment to every business for the next five years is to do our best to make sure you are getting value from […]

Kings Heath United Against Racism: Unity Weekender Festival

May 8, 2023

Kings Heath United Against Racism will be holding a Unity Weekender Festival from Friday 12th May – Sunday 14th May. Members of Kings Heath’s diverse community, including anti-racist activists and local venue owners are coming together under the banner of Kings Heath United Against Racism to ensure racist Islamophobic attacks don’t go unchallenged and to […]

Take Part in the Kings Heath Coronation Competition!

May 2, 2023

To celebrate the Coronation Bank Holiday Weekend, we’ve launched a Crown Decorating Competition! Print your own template or pick one up from our amazing local businesses: SeeSaw Opticians, Armadillo, Hedshed and the Kings Heath Library and decorate your crown however you like, there are no rules, just be creative and have fun! Once the crown […]

Easter in Kings Heath

March 30, 2023

Happy Half Term!  With the Easter holidays upon us and the long Bank Holiday weekend coming up, there’s plenty happening in the Heath!  See our guide to all the Easter events and the places we recommend visiting whether you’re celebrating the two week holiday or the four day break! FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENTS On Bank Holiday […]

Kings Heath BID’s response to latest no campaign

March 29, 2023

Dear Kings Heath business,   As we approach the end of the BID ballot, it is a shame that we once more are having to deal with and respond to the lies being spread about the BID.   The deliberate conflation of the BID and the LTN is unhelpful, disingenuous and, as with everything else […]

February Update from Town Centre Manager Matt

March 21, 2023

Kings Heath’s Town Centre Manager, Matt, works behind the scenes to improve the area and support local businesses to ensure Kings Heath continues to be a thriving community.  Here’s an update from Matt, detailing what he has been up to in February.    Aside from dealing with everything involved in the ballot, positive and negative, […]

Kings Heath Business Networking Event

March 16, 2023

BID Business Networking Event Date: Wednesday 8th March 2023  Venue: Plant’n’Plate, 55 High Street   Despite the suddenly unseasonable weather, we had a reasonable turnout for our latest business networking meeting, which took place at our vegan restaurant, Plant’n’Plate. Nick Birch from Birmingham City University told those present about two initiatives currently being offered to […]

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Mother’s Day in Kings Heath

March 16, 2023

Mother’s Day What’s On Your Mother’s Day plans are sorted thanks to the independents of Kings Heath! Take a look at what we’ve got going on for Mother’s Day!   Biscotto Café, Poplar Road Biscotto Café is offering a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea! The homemade cake specialist has an amazing Greek inspired menu, available as […]

Mother’s Day Gifting and Pampering in Kings Heath!

March 12, 2023

Our independents have everything you need to treat your mum this Mother’s Day. From flowers, cards, jewellery and photo albums to a day of pampering, with facial treatments, massages, nail and hair salons all at your doorstep, you’ll be able to make this Mother’s Day a special one!   FOR GIFTS Enki, High Street Enki […]

Kings Heath BID Letter to Businesses

March 6, 2023

Dear Kings Heath Businesses, You may have received a letter in the last few days from “the Vote No to the Kings Heath BID renewal campaign group.” This message is in response to the many, many lies within it, a number of which have already appeared in letters from this group.   In October 2022, […]

An Update from Town Centre Manager Matt

February 24, 2023

Kings Heath’s Town Centre Manager, Matt, works behind the scenes to improve the area and support local businesses to ensure Kings Heath continues to be a thriving community. Here’s an update from Matt, detailing what he has been up to. This was from the week of 30th January:   Last Week Highlights LPDG Meeting (Local […]

February Half Term in Kings Heath

February 15, 2023

The February Half Term is almost here and there is plenty happening in the Heath! Our independents have a whole host of holiday fun for you, no matter how you want to spend your days off. Keep scrolling to see how you can spend your time in Kings Heath this Half Term…   What’s On […]

What’s On this Valentine’s Day

February 8, 2023

It’s Valentine’s season in the Heath and there is plenty happening! Whether you are celebrating with a partner or friends, Kings Heath has everything you need to make the season the most special yet!     Early Bird Bakery Early Bird Bakery is offering a Valentine’s Afternoon Tea for Two. Alongside classic afternoon tea choices, […]

Valentine’s Gifts in Kings Heath (Part One)

February 5, 2023

It’s February and that means Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Get ahead of your gifting with a trip to Kings Heath! The high street is home to independents that have everything you need to make this Valentine’s Day special, whether you’re celebrating with a partner or a friend. Here’s some of our favourite […]

A message from the Kings Heath BID regarding Schools in the BID district

January 23, 2023

A message from the Kings Heath BID regarding Schools in the BID district. The Kings Heath BID went through a renewal process five years ago and the boundary was extended to include a number of schools which hadn’t previously been part of the BID. Here is some of the work that the Kings Heath BID […]

An update from Kings Heath BID on the LTN and KHBA

December 21, 2022

It’s such a shame that we end the year with the divisive issue of the LTN still at the forefront of everyone’s thoughts. And, if anyone is to blame, we should direct our disappointment at Birmingham City Council, which has continued to delay the scheme, has not communicated the lack of progress and is yet […]

Capture Kings Heath 2022: Meet the Winners!

November 2, 2022

Following a number of amazing submissions, the Capture Kings Heath Growing Up Green edition has found its winners! This year, Capture Kings Heath partnered with Growing Up Green, encouraging entrants to celebrate their favourite green spaces, sustainable shops or anywhere in the local area that does its bit to make a difference to the environment. […]

Purple Tuesday

November 1, 2022

November 1st is Purple Tuesday, a global social movement that is successfully improving the customer experience for disabled people and their families all year round. The goal of the initiative is to inspire businesses to promote awareness, develop understanding and implement solutions for better accessibility in customer environments. To further the goal of improving accessibility […]

Half Term in Kings Heath

October 20, 2022

Half Term has arrived and Kings Heath has plenty going on to keep you busy every day. With Halloween just around the corner, our independents are opening their doors with themed events and activities for everyone to enjoy. Halloween Cauldron Trail Looking for a free, family friendly event? Look no further than the Kings Heath […]

Kings Heath Halloween Cauldron Trail

October 20, 2022

Kings Heath is celebrating Halloween and Half Term with our Halloween Cauldron Trail, running from 21st – 31st October! Our friendly neighbourhood witch, Heather, along with her cat Kit, is making a special potion so Halloween can be enjoyed by families around the world. But this year, she’s missing some key ingredients and she needs […]

Half Term in Kings Heath: Seesaw Optician Street Spectacular

October 20, 2022

This Half Term, Seesaw Optician is opening its doors and inviting the neighbourhood to their Spectacular Street event. The family business has been a part of the community for years and a favourite optician of many, just off the High Street on Poplar Road. Seesaw Optician is operated by Adam, and we caught up with […]

National Baking Week in Kings Heath

October 18, 2022

It’s National Baking Week in the UK, a week that encourages people of all abilities to get creative in their home kitchens. To help inspire anyone taking part, the great bakers at Levain & Cherry have generously shared a recipe with us. Follow along, bake yourself a showstopper and make sure to share your bakes […]

Kings Heath BID Welcomes Two New Directors to the Board

October 18, 2022

As Kings Heath BID arrives at the half-way point of our ballot to take us into the next five years, the Board of Directors are pleased to announce two new members of the Board. Faith Pope, owner of Enki Giftshop on the High Street and Frank Nutt, owner of the Sewing Machine Shop on Poplar […]

Cost-Friendly Kings Heath

October 4, 2022

The cost-of-living crisis is on everyone’s radar at the moment, so we’ve put together this blog to help our community find easy and effective ways to save money using the facilities and businesses on your doorstep.   There are plenty of ways to keep your spending to a minimum here in Kings Heath. If you’re […]

Growing Up Green are Coming to Kings Heath

September 23, 2022

Saturday 24th September marks the beginning of the Growing Up Green Festival!  This Festival celebrates exploring sustainability and nature on our doorstep in light of Big Green Week! Growing Up Green are hosting a number of activities taking place around Kings Heath between 24th September – 1st October, great for young children to learn about […]

Capture Kings Heath: You don’t need to be a professional photographer to enter!

September 16, 2022

This September The New Photo Company opens its doors, welcoming a new exciting way to print your photos! Offering many more services than your average printing shop, plus you can also pursue the retail range and offering gifts and little trinkets to compliment your photos and home.  However, this ‘new’ business may not be as […]

The Queens Funeral – Bank Holiday Guidance

September 12, 2022

It has been confirmed that the day of the Queens Funeral, Monday 19th September will be a Bank Holiday. With the announcement of the late Queens funeral taking place Monday 19th September and the confirmation of this being a bank holiday comes guidance from the government explaining working rules and days off.  The government have […]

Low Traffic Neighbourhood – Places for People Engagement sessions

September 12, 2022

Phase two of the Low Traffic Neighbourhood scheme to be introduced. Places for people in Kings Heath aim to reduce traffic in residential areas, making it safer for people to walk and cycle, making the area a nicer place for children to play and neighbours to get to know each other.  With the announcement of […]

The Death of Queen Elizabeth II – Paying Your Respects

September 9, 2022

With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, arrangements are being made for the people of Birmingham to pay tribute following her death on Thursday 8th September 2022.  Below we have outlined ways in which the people of Kings Heath can pay their respects. These include: Contribute to the Book of Condolence  The book of condolence […]

Bank Holiday in Kings Heath

August 25, 2022

The last bank holiday of the year is just around the corner and Kings Heath has so much to offer – here’s a round-up of what to expect if you’re in the area this weekend!    For the Music Lovers Of course, the Hare & Hounds have lots going on over the weekend! This place […]

Capture Kings Heath: Give it your best shot

August 19, 2022

Happy World Photography Day! Have you entered our Capture Kings Heath Competition yet? – read on to find out Rachel Hamilton’s 5 top tips. This year we’re running Capture Kings Heath in collaboration with Growing Up Green, a family arts festival celebrating nature and climate action. On world photography day, Growing Up Green Kings Heath […]

Get Garden Party Ready in Kings Heath

August 12, 2022

With the summer coming to an end and the arrival of a second heatwave, we thought we’d suggest some ways to spruce up your outside space so you can appreciate the beautiful weather – not only that, if you’re thinking of hosting a garden party, follow these simple steps and it’ll be sure to be […]

Capture Kings Heath 2022

August 8, 2022

The Capture Kings Heath photography competition is back and this time we’re going green! This year Capture Kings Heath has partnered with Growing Up Green, a children and family arts festival, their focus is all about exploring our connection with nature and climate activism.  You know the drill, we’re asking you to take snaps of […]

SUMMER IN KINGS HEATH

August 5, 2022

With summer in full swing and temperatures reaching an all-time high we thought we’d share some fun things to do in the area this summer! With such a great selection of unique, independent businesses in the area, there is something for everyone to enjoy. What’s on in August? August is a busy month in Kings […]

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Burger & Sauce named as the regional winners of the Uber Eats restaurant of the year award 2022!

July 18, 2022

Birmingham Burger Chain Burger & Sauce, who have a site in Kings Heath, have been named as the regional winners of the Uber Eats restaurant of the year award 2022 and are now progressing to the grand final in London! Burger & Sauce beat nine other restaurants from the Midlands and East Anglia category in […]

LTN Update June 2022

June 30, 2022

Back in October 2021, the BID responded to Birmingham City Council’s People for Places consultation on the LTN. Our response contained 17 comments and 30 recommendations which we were disappointed not to see accounted for when the project team issued an update in March this year. We subsequently sent a letter to the Leader of […]

World Music Day in Kings Heath!

June 21, 2022

June 21st marks World Music Day and what better way to celebrate than in the Birmingham suburb right here in Kings Heath, known for its rich musical history. Kings Heath has been a go-to for the Birmingham music scene since the 1960s. With the likes of The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Dusty Springfield playing the […]

Father’s Day Gifts in Kings Heath!

June 14, 2022

We understand that this time of year can be difficult for some. This blog contains information regarding Father’s Day and we wanted to make you aware so that you have the choice as to whether or not you would like to continue reading. Look local for gifts this Father’s Day! Here’s a round-up of what […]

Father’s Day Food & Drink!

June 14, 2022

We understand that this time of year can be difficult for some. This blog contains information regarding Father’s Day and we wanted to make you aware so that you have the choice as to whether or not you would like to continue reading. Kings Heath has lots of great places to celebrate Father’s Day! Here’s […]

Kings Heath Local Centre Public Consultation

June 10, 2022

 10th June 2022   To Whom It May Concern: Re: Kings Heath Local Centre Public Consultation The Board of Kings Heath BID makes the following observations and suggestions:   The BID’s response to the Places for People Low Traffic Neighbourhood has been well documented and further, progressive conversations have taken place and continue to take […]

Treasure Hunting in the Heath!

May 31, 2022

TREASURE HUNTING IN THE HEATH  It can be hard to keep the little ones entertained over the half term! There are a number of charity shops in Kings Heath that not only help to support our community but also offer an array of great picks for your little ones! So why not take a stroll […]

Voi Scooter Information

May 30, 2022

We have unfortunately had a report of aggressive pavement riding through the high street involving a Voi scooter. There are currently no provisions for hire scooter use on any of the footways within Kings Heath, except for designated parking. Riding on the footway is strictly prohibited except where a designated cycle route or facility exists […]

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Karma Centre’s Train!

May 30, 2022

To celebrate the new station additions to the Camp Hill line, Karma Centre have created a garden scene to honour the last train to leave Moseley station back in 1941!  Moseley Station was closed to passengers in 1941 – The last passenger train number was 92154 and is featured on the Karma Centre’s sculpture!  The […]

My Baby Stroller Kings Heath

May 8, 2022

We’re always excited to welcome new businesses to Kings Heath, and that includes My Baby Stroller, whom we welcomed to the heath in April of 2022! My Baby Stroller certainly brings something new and exciting to Kings Heath. Not only do they stock a large range of high-quality baby products, but their team wants to […]

Kings Heath BID’s latest response to the Places for People Scheme.

April 25, 2022

You can read BID’s latest response to the Places for People Scheme below. Dear Councillor Ward RE: Kings Heath Places for People (LTN) I am contacting you on behalf of the Business Improvement District in Kings Heath to ensure that you and all Birmingham Councillors are aware of the concerns shared by the BID and […]

Shopping for Kids in Kings Heath!

April 21, 2022

Are you looking to do a little bit of shopping for the little ones over the school break! Let us take the stress out of your day with shops right on our doorstep! WELCOME TO THE HEATH! New to the High Street – My Baby Stroller! Having recently launched their showroom this month My Baby Stroller […]

The School Holidays in Kings Heath!

April 8, 2022

The School Holidays in Kings Heath! Keeping the kids entertained throughout the school holidays shouldn’t be hard here in Kings Heath! Head to shops up and down the High Street for some Easter colouring! You’ll find Easter Basket and Easter Egg templates for the kids to create their very own colourful Easter Basket! Find templates […]

Mother’s Day Gifting Ideas in Kings Heath

March 22, 2022

We understand that this time of year can be difficult for some. This blog contains information regarding Mother’s Day and we wanted to make you aware so that you have the choice as to whether or not you would like to continue reading.

Mothers Day Alternative Gifting Ideas!

March 22, 2022

We understand that this time of year can be difficult for some. This blog contains information regarding Mother’s Day and we wanted to make you aware so that you have the choice as to whether or not you would like to continue reading.

Mothers Day in Kings Heath- Food & Drink

March 22, 2022

We understand that this time of year can be difficult for some. This blog contains information regarding Mother’s Day and we wanted to make you aware so that you have the choice as to whether or not you would like to continue reading.

How can I support Ukraine locally in Kings Heath, Birmingham?

March 16, 2022

How can I support Ukraine locally in Kings Heath, Birmingham? The United Nations estimate that, to date, 2.8 million Ukrainians have fled since the Russian invasion. Filippo Grandi, Commissioner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has said that “This is the fastest-moving refugee crisis we have seen in Europe since the second world […]

Kings Heath Half Term

February 21, 2022

Kings Heath Half Term This half-term shouldn’t just be about trying to keep the kids occupied! After a stop-start few years, our guide is here to help create some new memories and explore the variety of fun, family entertainment Kings Heath has to offer. Visit An open calendar can be intimidating, so if you need […]

Keep Love Local this Valentine’s Day – Part 1!

February 10, 2022

Keep Love Local this Valentine’s Day – Part 1!  Kings Heath businesses are the heart and soul of our community and gifts from small, independent businesses are like no other! So make sure Kings Heath is your first stop when choosing a unique card, gift or restaurant and Keep Love Local this Valentine’s Day! Here’s […]

Keep Love Local this Valentine’s Day – Part 2!

February 10, 2022

We all want to look and feel our best this Valentine’s Day and no one understands that more than the friendly teams across our small, independent businesses. They’ll listen, they’ll personalise and they’ll make you feel special! So follow our beauty guide and Keep Love Local this Valentine’s Day! Get ready for Valentine’s Day! Need […]

Guest content from Karma Centre Kings Heath!

February 3, 2022

Guest content from Karma Centre Kings Heath! It’s Children’s Mental Health Week on February 7th-12th, check out this piece on Ayurvedic Regime for Autism by the Karma Centre!

Capture Kings Heath 2022 – The TikTok Edition!

February 1, 2022

Our Capture Kings Heath competition is back, and it is bigger and better than ever! . This year we are pleased to announce we are launching our very first TikTok edition of Capture Kings Heath! Don’t worry you can still enter with a photograph, but we’ll also be accepting TikTok‘s and Instagram Reel entries! . […]

January In Kings Heath!

January 19, 2022

2022 is already off to a great start for Kings Heath, and here are just a few of our highlights of the discounts, openings and news from our favourites to keep you going throughout January.   New opening!   Boomers We are very excited that Boomers has opened on Alcester Road South! This French fusion […]

Some of the best Work From Home lunch spots in Kings Heath!

January 19, 2022

Since a lot of you will still be working from home during January, we have the best lunch ideas to bring some excitement to your day, whether you’re planning to go out to eat or relax in the comfort of your house with some delicious food and drink.   Loco Lounge Loco Lounge’s vast range […]

Donate your unwanted Christmas gifts to help Age UK!

January 5, 2022

Donate your unwanted Christmas gifts to help Age UK make 2022 a little brighter for the elderly and vulnerable!

New Year’s resolutions for 2022!

December 22, 2021

Stuck for ideas on your New Year’s resolutions for 2022? Don’t worry, we can give you some inspiration, right on our doorstep in Kings Heath!

Kings Heath Big Kind Snowman Trail 2021!

December 17, 2021

This festive season, we’re spreading cheer with the Big Kind Snowman!

COVID-19 Resources

December 15, 2021

COVID-19 Resources and information.

Eat, drink and be merry in Kings Heath!

December 14, 2021

It’s time to eat, drink and be merry, and where better to do so than in Kings Heath? We are very lucky to have a host of great independent businesses right on our doorstep, so some of our favourites for the festive season include: The Juke We love the vibes that The Juke brings to […]

Kings Heath Gift Guide!

December 14, 2021

Christmas is all about supporting those closest to you…and that includes businesses too! Here’s a guide of some of our favourite gift ideas from shops right on our doorstep.

An update about the use of face coverings in England

November 30, 2021

The government has updated the rules regarding the use of face coverings in England.

Kingsway Christmas Markets!

November 26, 2021

Kingsway Christmas Market is back in Kings Heath this festive season! Find out what’s on offer!

Big Kind Kings Heath Snowman Trail!

November 26, 2021

Design your very own snowman to get involved with our Big Kind Snowman trail this festive season!

Free Bike Racks for Kings Heath Businesses!

November 25, 2021

Kings Heath businesses can apply for free cycle racks with ParkThatBike!

REACH School is currently fundraising for a community defibrillator!

November 25, 2021

REACH School is currently fundraising for a community defibrillator! Many of us have seen the importance of quick access to a defibrillator during cardiac arrest, particularly in the World Cup and Premier League this year, so the school is eager to see this brought to the community in Kings Heath. This defibrillator will be fitted […]

Festive Frivolity is coming to Kings Heath!

November 23, 2021

We are so excited for some Festive Frivolity fun to come to Kings Heath! Taking place every Thursday this December, up until the 23rd, you can expect extended shopping hours, markets, street performers and more! There will also be a brass band playing in the Village Square to spread some Christmas Cheer!  We are really […]

Small Business Saturday 2021 in Kings Heath

November 22, 2021

We are so excited that Small Business Saturday is back for another year, on Saturday 4th December.  This is a national campaign to highlight small business success, and encourage consumers to “shop local”.    Small Business Saturday started back in 2010, as American Express championed the high street over in the US. This was then […]

Festivities in Kings Heath 2021

November 15, 2021

Festivities in Kings Heath 2021! This FREE magazine is jam-packed full of all the latest news, events, and happenings here in Kings Heath this festive season! 10,000 copies of the magazine are being printed and distributed to Kings Heath this year, so keep an eye out and pick up yours! In this edition, you’ll find […]

KINGS HEATH LTN: Kings Heath BID’s response

November 8, 2021

The Response of Kings Heath BID to the Kings Heath & Moseley Places For People  Consultation  The Kings Heath BID, represented by its Board of Directors, having considered the consultation documents and having had private conversations with the project team, local councillors and the local business community, both before and during this current  consultation process would like […]

KINGS HEATH LTN: Phase 2 consultation is now live

October 1, 2021

Your feedback is required for the next phase of the Kings Heath Places for People project

AGM for Kings Heath BID – 6.00pm Tuesday 19th October 2021

September 29, 2021

The Kings Heath BID AGM will take place on Tuesday 19th October at 6:00PM

Kings Heath to host inaugural ‘Queens Heath’ Pride event on Sunday 26th September

September 22, 2021

Kings Heath to be affectionately renamed ‘Queens Heath’ for a Pride event to celebrate being named an official ‘Gayborhood’

Fire Door Safety Week

September 19, 2021

Fire door safety week – a great opportunity to check all the fire doors within your building

A Taste of Kings Heath – Independent Eateries

August 30, 2021

It’s about time we gave you a taste of Kings Heath. Independent eateries bring the flavour to our slice of Birmingham, and here are just some of our favourites!

Kings Heath Summer Of Silliness

August 25, 2021

It’s the Kings Heath Summer of Silliness! We’ve invited some weird and wonderful characters to Kings Heath this summer to sprinkle some much needed silliness over B14.

Kings Heath Transport Map

August 19, 2021

Keeping connected with our handy Kings Heath Transport & Access Map.

Keeping Kings Heath Connected

July 29, 2021

We have compiled a list of local transport links, car parks, bike route maps and alternative methods of travel, please read on to find out more. And please share with anybody that might find this resource useful.

Supporting the Night-Time Economy

July 22, 2021

Extending our security presence and working together to prevent anti-social behaviour.

Capture Kings Heath: Summer 2021 Edition

July 15, 2021

The Spring edition of our Capture Kings Heath photography competition was so popular that we decided to do it all again for Summer 2021, just in time for the end of COVID restrictions.

Summer Self-Care with Kings Heath Independents

July 13, 2021

With COVID restrictions coming to an end, Kings Heath independents are here for you. From hair and beauty to health and wellbeing, check out our list of some of the top Summer Self-Care hotspots!

Summer Blossoms in Kings Heath

July 7, 2021

Summer blossoms in Kings Heath as our Clean and Green team at the BID have been hard at work planting colourful sprays of gorgeous greenery up and down the High Street and beyond.

The Sound of Kings Heath

July 6, 2021

When it comes to music, the sound of Kings Heath is an unmistakable one. We want to celebrate our affinity with music by creating a brand new Spotify Playlist, but we can’t do it without you!

Statement regarding recent LTN protest on York Road

June 8, 2021

The Directors of Kings Heath Business Improvement District (BID) would like to convey their disappointment with the way that the BID was represented at an anti-LTN demonstration in York Road on Saturday 5th June.

Kings Heath Spotlight: Poplar Road

May 25, 2021

Kings Heath has one of the best High Street’s in Birmingham, but there’s a whole world of local independents waiting to be discovered on Poplar Road!

Spread The #IndieLove in Kings Heath

May 5, 2021

Our independent businesses are what make our part of the world so unique! We’ve picked out just 15 of our local favourites – spread the #IndieLove in Kings Heath!

AGM Results of Resolutions and Director Elections

April 1, 2021

Kings Heath BID AGM was held on 30.3.21, please see enclosed results from the meeting.

Capture Kings Heath: Spring 2021 Edition

March 20, 2021

Our much-loved Capture Kings Heath photography competition is back for a Spring 2021 instalment!

Mother’s Day 2021 in Kings Heath

March 10, 2021

Check out some of our top picks for last minute Mother’s Day gift ideas in Kings Heath!

Could Mostly Jazz Festival be moving to Kings Heath?

February 23, 2021

Organisers of the Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival are in talks about moving this year’s music festival to Kings Heath.

PM announces road map to release England from lockdown

February 23, 2021

PM announces four-step plan to release England from lockdown

Loco Volunteers Serve Up Lockdown Support

February 19, 2021

The team at Loco Lounge need your help to feed Brum!

Love Your Local High Street this Valentine’s Day

February 9, 2021

Spread the love to the High Street this Valentine’s Day

Kings Heath BID’s statement regarding the LTN proposal – updated 4.2.21

February 4, 2021

Please read on to see our response to the LTN proposal

Kings Heath BID appoints new interim town centre manager

February 2, 2021

Kings Heath BID are pleased to announce the appointment of new interim town centre manager

Build Your Digital Skills in 2021 with Free Training

January 22, 2021

Free digital skills training for Greater Birmingham’s independent businesses and retailers.

Andy Street: How The New Brexit Deal Could Affect You And Your Business

January 22, 2021

Do you know how the new Brexit trade agreement will affect you and your business? Andy Street, Mayor of West Midlands, summarises.

Big Win for Small Businesses: Supreme Court Favours Policyholders In COVID Insurance Battle

January 22, 2021

Following a court ruling this week, tens of thousands of small businesses are set to receive insurance payouts covering losses from the first national lockdown.

BCC: Business Support Grants update

January 22, 2021

Birmingham City Council announce update regarding the latest business support grants

Lockdown Locks – Hair Care At Home

January 20, 2021

We reached out to salons and barbers in Kings Heath to come to your rescue and help you to take care of your hair while you patiently wait for them to reopen post-lockdown.

LOCKDOWN 3 – Kings Heath Business Log

January 6, 2021

England is back in lockdown – use this page as a tool to help you when to continue to shop locally for food, essentials, and everything in between.

Kings Heath Shop Local Christmas Gift Ideas

December 8, 2020

Check out some of our absolute favourite Christmas gift ideas that you can find right here on your doorstep in Kings Heath!

Capture Kings Heath 2020 Photography Competition Winners

November 9, 2020

The time has finally come to announce the winners of the Capture Kings Heath 2020 Photography Competition!

Government extends support for Kings Heath Businesses

November 6, 2020

Government announce new support for businesses during Lockdown 2

Keep Calm, Kings Heath Carries On

November 4, 2020

A list of Kings Heath businesses that are still open, offering delivery services or trading online.

Support for businesses during Winter Lockdown 2020

November 2, 2020

Following on from the recent announcement about Lockdown 2, please read on to see what support is currently available for businesses

The Great Outdoors – Safely Socialising Outside in Kings Heath

October 20, 2020

There are some wonderful places right on our doorstep that offer outside space to enjoy food and drink!

Late Night Bites in Kings Heath

September 30, 2020

Takeaway deliveries can continue past the 10pm curfew, and here’s where you can order your late night bites from in Kings Heath!

Kings Heath Low Traffic Neighbourhood Consultation

September 29, 2020

BCC announce new Kings Heath Low Traffic Neighbourhood consultation session

Latest COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

September 24, 2020

A summarised version of the government announcement regarding COVID-19

Winter Economy Plan

September 23, 2020

Government Extends Support For Businesses With #WinterEconomyPlan

Kings Heath BID’s statement regarding the LTN Proposal

August 6, 2020

Please read on to see the Kings Heath BID Board’s response to the LTN proposal

Capture Kings Heath Competition 2020

August 6, 2020

The Capture Kings Heath Competition is back!

It’s Time To #RAISETHEBAR For UK Retail, Hospitality and Leisure

April 29, 2020

More needs to be done to protect vulnerable businesses from COVID-19 – sign the petition!

Kings Heath/Moseley Quiz

April 27, 2020

How well do you know Kings Heath & Moseley? Find out with this fantastic boredom-busting lockdown quiz, courtesy of Laurie Calcutt.

Top 10 Crime-Busting Security Tips For Businesses

April 21, 2020

These expert security tips will help you to conduct a basic risk assessment of both your business premises and your work from home set up.

A message from WM Police

April 8, 2020

A message from West Midlands police about keeping in the loop.

Kings Heath United

April 1, 2020

A little ray of sunshine directly into your inbox…

Keep Calm, Kings Heath Carries On

March 27, 2020

A list of Kings Heath businesses that are still open, offering delivery services or trading online.

Kings Heath Poetry Competition

February 28, 2020

Vote for your favourite Kings Heath poem!

Meet the Business – Soul Chicken

February 24, 2020

Say hello to new chicken shop on the block, Soul Chicken.

Kings Heath Poetry Competition 2020

January 10, 2020

Kings Heath BID popular poetry competition is back again for 2020!

Poetry Competition – Winter 2020

January 3, 2020

KINGS HEATH POETRY COMPETITION, WINTER 2020 Kings Heath Business Improvement District (‘Kings Heath BID’) are pleased to announce the Kings Heath Poetry Competition, Winter 2020, is now accepting entries. You are invited to write a poem or poems of between 10 to 20 lines in length. The poem must have a link to Kings Heath, […]

Kings Heath Poetry Bus Stop Posters

December 20, 2019

Have you noticed something new about the bus stops?

Travelling Christmas Postbox

December 12, 2019

We’ve teamed up with the Kings Heath Santa Express to bring back the Travelling Christmas Postbox!

Shop Local this Christmas

December 12, 2019

We all want to do our bit for the planet and live a more sustainable life but come Christmas time, what with gift lifts and endless gatherings, it can all get a little bit difficult to stay on track. “Everybody wants to have a sustainable Christmas and one of the best ways to do that […]

Giving back this Christmas

December 12, 2019

For many, Christmas is a joyous occasion. A time of parties, presents, delicious food and ugly Christmas jumpers. It’s also a pretty good time to start giving back. Here are some businesses in Kings Heath that are going above and beyond to help us do just that.  AL’S DINER – 2 Heathfield Road, Kings Heath, […]

Kitchen Gardens Wildlife Grotto

December 12, 2019

Have you visited Santa’s Grotto in Kings Heath yet? If you’re looking for a festive activity to do with the little ones, then head down to Kitchen Garden Cafe’s very VERY special grotto (17 York Road) before Santa has to scoot off back to the North Pole for his Christmas Eve rounds! The busy elves […]

Christmas and New Years in Kings Heath

December 4, 2019

A round up of events happening over the festive period in Kings Heath.

Winners of the 2019 Winter Kings Heath Poetry Competition

December 3, 2019

WINNERS OF THE 2019 WINTER KINGS HEATH POETRY COMPETITION The competition received 83 entries, which in turn were reduced to a shortlist of 12 poems for the ‘public vote’. We would like to thank Di de Woolfson from Cannon Poets who was the judge in this competition. The winners are as follows: Kings Heath Poetry […]

Fall For Kings Heath!

October 20, 2019

Our annual ‘Fall for Kings Heath’ trail competition returns to help colour our high street all shades of red, green, orange and yellow.

Welcome RA Coffee

September 11, 2019

A warm welcome to new independent coffee shop, RA Coffee!

Rollking Stones Festival 2019

September 11, 2019

A celebration for the 56th anniversary of The Rolling Stones Birmingham debut!

Kings Heath Helping the Homeless Charity

September 5, 2019

Kings Heath BID to launch new homeless charity

Kings Heath Street Festival 2019

August 30, 2019

Everything you need to know about the Kings Heath Street Festival!

Kings Heath Businesses launch Charity to help homeless people get back on their feet

August 3, 2019

KINGS HEATH BUSINESSES LAUNCH CHARITY TO HELP HOMELESS PEOPLE GET BACK ON THEIR FEET A group of Birmingham based businesses have launched a new charity to help provide support and assistance for rough sleepers within the Kings Heath Business Improvement District (‘Kings Heath BID’). The charity will be launched at the Kings Heath Street Festival […]

New Community Art Project set to champion the achievements of women from Kings Heath

August 3, 2019

NEW COMMUNITY ART PROJECT SET TO CHAMPION THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF WOMEN FROM KINGS HEATH! When a recent survey asked local Kings Heath residents to nominate who they thought should be featured in an art installation at the new Kings Heath and Moseley train station (reportedly opening in 2020/2021), we were surprised to see that all […]

Winners of the 2019 Summer Kings Heath Poetry Competition

August 3, 2019

WINNERS OF THE 2019 SUMMER KINGS HEATH POETRY COMPETITION The competition received 77 entries, which in turn were reduced to a shortlist of 14 poems for the ‘public vote’. We would like to thank Justine Knowles from Cannon Poets who was the judge in this competition. The winners are as follows: Kings Heath Poetry Competition […]

Happy 1st Birthday The Juke!

July 25, 2019

Celebrate with The Juke on their 1st birthday!

Plastic Free July

July 10, 2019

You can be a part of #plasticfreejuly in Kings Heath!

Capture Kings Heath

July 4, 2019

Cameras at the ready…the Capture Kings Heath competition Summer Edition 2019 is now OPEN!

Kings Heath Poetry Competition 2019

July 4, 2019

Love Kings Heath? Enjoy writing poems? Then look no further than the Kings Heath Poetry Competition!

Father’s Day in Kings Heath

June 12, 2019

To help with your Father’s Day gift buying struggles this year, here is a short gift guide to help you breeze through the day, because we just want to celebrate all those great guys as much as possible!

Join us for the first ever Kings Heath Poetry Slam!

May 8, 2019

We’re delighted to announce that the first ever Kings Heath Poetry Slam will be taking place this June! We’ve joined forces with Twisted Tongues, a Derby-based poetry collective that specialises in open mic events for spoken word artists, to bring the first ever Poetry Slam Competition to Kings Heath this Summer. The Poetry Slam Competition […]

Kings Heath Easter Egg Hunt

April 11, 2019

The Great Kings Heath Easter Egg Hunt is BACK! Find 10 eggs to win a chocolatey prize!

WIN up to £150 in our Weekend Capture Kings Heath Competition

April 2, 2019

WIN up to £150 in our Weekend Capture Kings Heath Competition

March Meet the Maker – ENKI

March 26, 2019

We celebrate #MarchMeettheMaker with the second of our makers, ENKI

March Meet the Maker – Honest Skincare

March 15, 2019

Celebrating #MarchMeettheMaker with Honest Skincare

Kings Heath BID duo receive Police Award

March 1, 2019

Town Centre Manager, Martin Mullany, and Street Warden, Simon Carr, both received a Good Citizen Award.

Kings Heath Poetry Competition Winners

February 26, 2019

And the winners are…

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Kings Heath

February 4, 2019

Not sure what to do for Valentine’s Day? We have a few gift and dining ideas!

Local Artists Call Out

February 1, 2019

Are you a local artist looking for a space to work or exhibit?

Love yourself this February!

January 28, 2019

Here’s our top tips for how to practice self-care in the Heath!

Kings Heath Writer’s Market 2019

January 22, 2019

Would you be interested in having a pitch at a Writer’s Market in Kings Heath?

Capture Kings Heath: Photography Competition Winter 2019

January 10, 2019

Capture Kings Heath Photography Competition now live!

Kings Heath Poetry Competition

January 3, 2019

Vote for you favourite Kings Heath poem!

Kings Heath BID’s efforts to help those in need this Christmas

December 20, 2018

Read on to find out what we’re doing to help those in need this Christmas, and how you can help.

Kings Heath Elf Trail

December 13, 2018

Help us find Santa’s naughty Elves and get them back to The North Pole in time for Christmas.

The Travelling Christmas Postbox

December 4, 2018

The Kings Heath Travelling Christmas Postbox The magic of Christmas has finally descended on us here in Kings Heath and we couldn’t more excited. To celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, we thought we’d add some fun to the festive season by bringing the Travelling Christmas Post Box to our beloved Kings Heath. […]

Ultimate Gift Guide

December 1, 2018

Hands up if you don’t know where to start with the Christmas shopping this year?! Do not panic, we’ve got it covered!

Christmas and New Year 2018 What’s On Special!

November 28, 2018

The festive season has finally arrived!

Spectacle Emporium wins Best Independent Retailer or Birmingham 2018

November 27, 2018

Spectacle Emporium Wins Best Independent Retailer of Birmingham 2018! On Saturday 24th November 2018, Spectacle Emporium, of our beloved Kings Heath announced that it has been named the Best Independent Retailer in the Annual Birmingham Awards! Coveted as the “highest accolade for independent businesses,” the Birmingham Awards is the leading regional awards organization celebrating the achievements […]

Elf Decorating!

November 26, 2018

Kings Heath Elf Trail! We have a very important challenge for the children of Kings Heath! Santa has been having trouble with some of the cheekier elves in the North Pole, they’ve been throwing snowballs in the workshop, scaring the reindeers, and now they’ve only gone and run away! They have made their way to […]

51st Anniversary of Pink Floyd at Ritz Ballroom

November 19, 2018

Unique photograph unearthed of Syd Barrett’s Pink Floyd at Ritz Ballroom before Anniversary Concert

Christmas Party Guide

November 12, 2018

It’s that time of year again!

November in Kings Heath

October 23, 2018

The end of the year is fast approaching, its already time for our November Blog! Here is some of the best Kings Heath has to offer for the next few weeks!

King Heath’s Winter Skin Care Guide

October 18, 2018

Let’s keep our skin looking its best this Winter with these great products and treatments, right on our doorstep!

Meet The Business: Early Bird Bakery

October 12, 2018

COMING SOON! Introducing the newest addition coming to Kings Heath, the delicious Early Bird Bakery! Get to know them with our Q&A!

Fall for Kings Heath

October 8, 2018

Fall for Kings Heath With Summer well and truly out of the door and the brightly coloured flowers are beginning to turn brown at the edges, the place will soon be awash with a blanket of rusty burnt orange leaves! Sounds lovely right? And, we’ve got a fantastic seasonal challenge for you to help celebrate […]

Top Picks for October

September 18, 2018

Summer may be over but its not all doom and gloom in Kings Heath.

Rolling Stones 1963 debut mini festival

September 18, 2018

Mick Jagger gave me a signed photo but still owes me a cigarette.

Kings Heath Cocktail Trail!

September 14, 2018

Nothing quite says Summer like a yummy fruity cocktail, luckily Kings Heath plays host to many amazing bars with a variety of delicious drinks for you to enjoy.

Meet The Business: Xover Nutrition

September 13, 2018

Have you seen the brand new shop open on the parade?! We are very very excited to introudce you to the new kids on the block, the lovely Xover Nutrition. If you haven’t had chance go and say hello and welcome them to Kings Heath. Earlier this week we were lucky enough to have a […]

The Kings Heath Street Festival Is Almost Here!

September 4, 2018

We are less than a week away from the return of The Kings Heath Street Festival!

Back to school in Kings Heath

August 29, 2018

A handy guide for getting you term time ready, right here in Kings Heath!

Kings Heath Curry Guide!

August 14, 2018

When it comes to Indian dining in Kings Heath there are plenty of amazing curry houses scattered all over for you to try, is there such a thing a curry crawl?! There should be!

August in Kings Heath!

August 9, 2018

There’s plenty going on this August and we’ve got the lowdown of some of the best events, activities and more happening this month, right here in our ‘August in Kings Heath’ blog.

Meet The Business: The Juke

July 30, 2018

Kings Heath’s newest resident The Juke opened their doors last weekend with a celebration of music, food, drinks and more. We spoke to The Juke and found out all about them and why they chose Kings Heath as their place of residence!

CAPTURE KINGS HEATH – SUMMER EDITION!

July 27, 2018

CAMERAS AT THE READY! Submit your best photograph of Kings Heath in the sun and be in with the chance of winning £50 and have your winning photo printed on a canvas!

The Juke bar has arrived!

July 20, 2018

We’d like to say a warm welcome to Kings Heath’s latest arrival – The Juke! A brand new bar and eatery with a twist, opening on York Road later this month.

July in Kings Heath!

July 10, 2018

We are loving this heat wave, July is the perfect time to get out and about in Kings Heath and get involved in all the amazing events and activities happening this month.

World Cup in Kings Heath!

June 14, 2018

With the World Cup finally here the football frenzy is kicking off all around Kings Heath. We’ve put together a quick World Cup guide together for you so you can catch every minute of every game live!

Father’s Day Guide to Kings Heath!

June 12, 2018

Have you left the Father’s Day shopping till the last minute… again? Don’t you worry, we’re here to help. Kings Heath is full of plenty of places to get the perfect last minute gift for Dad and keep you in the good books!

June in Kings Heath!

June 5, 2018

There’s plenty happening in and around the Heath this month, to help you decide how to spend your free time, we’ve put together a guide to some of the best events in the area.

Family Friendly Kings Heath!

May 30, 2018

Need somewhere for the kids to blow off some steam over the half term? Birmingham has plenty of places to go with the kids, but we are looking a little closer to home. We have put together some of best places in Kings Heath for some quality family time.

Veggie & Vegan: A healthy eating guide to Kings Heath!

May 14, 2018

With the ever-growing popularity of the plant-based lifestyle, we have put together our very own veggie friendly and healthy eating guide to Kings Heath, including a selection of the top vegetarian and vegan dishes available in our lovely suburb.

April in Kings Heath!

April 3, 2018

With so much constantly happening in Kings Heath sometimes it can be hard to pick even just one thing to do, so we thought we’d help you out…

The Great Kings Heath Easter Egg Hunt 2018!

March 14, 2018

With Easter just around the corner, yet again we’ve teamed up with the Easter Bunny for the return of the Great Kings Heath Easter Egg Hunt!

Meet The Business: Something For The Weekend

February 19, 2018

Find out all about Something For The Weekend gentlemen barbers in our newest instalment of our ‘Meet The Business’ blog!

Kings Heath businesses overwhelmingly vote ‘YES’ for BID to continue for another five years

February 16, 2018

Kings Heath businesses overwhelmingly vote ‘YES’ for BID to continue for another five years

CAPTURE KINGS HEATH – LOVE KINGS HEATH EDITION!

February 13, 2018

CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS! If you have an eye for photography, budding or professional, get involved! We want to see what you love about Kings Heath!

February in Kings Heath

February 2, 2018

2018 is in full swing and there’s a feeling of romance in the air as Valentines Day draws closer. This February in Kings Heath there’s plenty of fun activities and events to get involved in!

Top Tribute band Made In Liverpool to headline Beatles Fest 2018!

January 22, 2018

55 years ago in February 1963, The Beatles brought their Cavern Club show to King’s Heath’s old Ritz Ballroom. Now history will repeat itself when current resident band Made In Liverpool bring their Cavern Club show to the Hare & Hounds!

Meet The Business: Esme’s Eats

January 17, 2018

With the delicious flavours of the Caribbean and dishes made from the heart, there’s something about the food at Esme’s Eats that leaves you wanting more.

Statement clarifying the position on four local authority schools being included in the new KH BID

January 12, 2018

Statement clarifying the position on four local authority schools being included in the new KH BID

January in Kings Heath

January 5, 2018

2018 is here and Kings Heath is full of things to do after the Christmas break. January is a time to get into a positive mindset, get some work done and achieve some goals and Kings Heath is the perfect place to do so!

The Great Kings Heath Bauble Trail 2017!

December 20, 2017

A fun festive treat is coming to Kings Heath so wrap up warm and get sleuthing in the Kings Heath Christmas Bauble Trail!

Festive Guide to Kings Heath

December 19, 2017

Christmas is almost here, 2017 is coming to an end and sometimes it can all be a bit too much and confusion can hit. Don’t you worry we’ve got your back with our Gift Guide and Xmas/New Years Guide to Kings Heath!

December in Kings Heath

December 1, 2017

The faint jingle of bells can be heard, excitement levels are rising and there’s a festive feeling in the air as the spirit of Christmas sparkles throughout Kings Heath.

Pink Floyd 50th Anniversary Celebration is coming to King’s Heath

November 15, 2017

A unique 50th Anniversary celebration of Pink Floyd’s legendary performance at the now sadly burnt down Ritz Ballroom next to the Hare and Hounds in King’s Heath is to be held on Sunday 3 December.

#CaptureKH voting now open! Help us choose the winner

November 3, 2017

Autumn sure suits Kings Heath! Thanks to all of the local photographers for submitting their snaps.

A CASA Italian Pop-Up returns to Kitchen Garden Café

October 26, 2017

Fans of authentic Southern Italian home cooking will be excited to hear that Cooks in Case return to Kitchen Garden Café in Kings Heath with their third pop-up event ‘A CASA’ from Thursday 30 November to Saturday 2 December.

Halloween in Kings Heath

October 12, 2017

An eerie feeling lingers in the air as ghosts and ghouls emerge from the shadows. Watch where you step, there could be a zombie or vampire round any corner, a fairy or witch lurking in a doorway, the monsters are out to play as Halloween creeps upon Kings

Meet the business: Kings Indian Dining

October 6, 2017

You may have heard about the Kings Heath Indian restaurant, King’s Indian Dining, on York Road. We had the opportunity to catch up with the owner, about his passion for food and sister company Al’s Diner. Without further ado, hear about his success in food in this month’s business Q&A. How long has Kings Indian […]

Capture Kings Heath: Autumn Edition

September 22, 2017

We are back with the Capture Kings Heath Competition

Mirror Stone Crystals Introduce us the Healing Power of Crystals

September 15, 2017

Selenite is perfect for removing energy blocks. Watch to learn more about this amazing crystal

Meet The Buisness: Spectacle Emporium

September 6, 2017

We chat to Spectacle Emporium’s Janan Choudhury about his unique store and passion for glasses.

September in Kings Heath

September 5, 2017

There’s always something going on in and around Kings Heath every month of the year and September is no different.

Hare and Hounds All Years Leaving Line Up

August 25, 2017

All Years Leaving Festival returns this Autumn with its most eclectic line up yet

Meet the Business: Precision Imaging

August 18, 2017

We caught up with the lovely Precision Imaging team to chat all things Precision imaging

Satisfaction Guaranteed for Rolling Stones Fans at King’s Heath Festival on 24 September

August 16, 2017

Rolling Stones fans are being urged to Come On down to Fletchers Bar on King’s Heath’s York Road on Sunday 24 September where Satisfaction is guaranteed as King’s Heath Walk Of Fame celebrates the 54th Anniversary of the Rolling Stones first ever performance in Birmingham at the old Ritz Ballroom. Formed in London in 1962 […]

10 Things To Do In Kings Heath This Summer

August 10, 2017

With summer in full swing sometimes it can be difficult to entertain the little ones when they’re bored. Kings Heath is buzzing with fun activities and events for all the family to get involved in.

A message from the Board of Directors of Kings Heath BID limited with regards Kings Heath Street Fes

August 2, 2017

It is with regret that we must announce the Kings Heath Street Festival 2017 is cancelled.   This decision has been reached after seeking expert advice from the following parties: Birmingham City Council Events Team; West Midlands Fire Service; West Midlands Police; Representative from Traffix (Temporary Traffic and Event Management company); Birmingham City Council Licensing […]

TOP PICKS: SUMMER IN THE HEATH!

July 31, 2017

Our latest Top Picks for August.

ART MARKET RETURNS TO BLACK MARKET BARBER COMPANY

July 26, 2017

BMBC’s Art Market returns with the work of Joel Millerchip in August…

CIRCUSMASH’S SUMMER OF FUN

July 18, 2017

Our guest bloggers CircusMASH spill the beans on some exciting new projects happening this Summer…

KINGS HEATH BID REVIEW PLANS FOR STREET FESTIVAL TO RETURN TO YORK ROAD

July 13, 2017

Kings Heath BID review plans for Street Festival to return to York Road

Statement from Kings Heath BID Board about new location for September Street Festival

July 10, 2017

Statement from Kings Heath BID Board about new location for September Street Festival

MEET THE BUSINESS: BLACK MARKET BARBER COMPANY

July 3, 2017

We get to know the team behind York Road’s super stylish traditional barbershop, Black Market Barber Company…

YOUR MONTHLY TOP PICKS: JULY 2017

June 26, 2017

Your guide to what’s on in Kings Heath this month…

A SUMMER OF CYCLING

June 21, 2017

Our guest bloggers, Bike Pro Racing, are getting the whole family cycling this Summer!

DON’T FORGET FATHER’S DAY!

June 13, 2017

Our last minute guide to treating Dad in sunny Kings Heath this weekend…

KINGS HEATH STREET FESTIVAL IS BACK!

June 12, 2017

Get out your diaries and save the date because the biggest party of the year is coming…

TOP GIFTS FOR A TOP DAD

June 2, 2017

Find your Dad the perfect gift in Kings Heath this Father’s Day…

CAPTURE KINGS HEATH: SUMMER EDITION

June 1, 2017

Time to get snapping…the Summer Capture Kings Heath is now OPEN…

ENJOY KINGS HEATH MAGAZINE: ISSUE 2

May 31, 2017

Pick up your FREE copy of the Spring/Summer Enjoy Kings Heath magazine now or read online!

YOUR MONTHLY TOP PICKS: JUNE 2017

May 30, 2017

Your guide to what’s on in Kings Heath this month…

WHAT’S ON: MAY HALF TERM

May 25, 2017

How to keep the kids entertained this half term in Kings Heath…

CYBER ATTACK: IS YOUR COMPUTER AT RISK?

May 24, 2017

Local tech-experts Kings Heath Computers share their top ten points to keep you safer…

KINGS HEATH VEGAN STREET FOOD + ART MARKET

May 22, 2017

We teamed up with the Vegan Grindhouse and Kitchen Garden Cafe for the first 100% VEGAN market…

CYCLE OF SUPPORT

May 12, 2017

Our guest bloggers, Gorilla Coffee Cafe, talk charity and giving back to the community…

VOTE NOW FOR KINGS HEATH BUSINESSES!

May 12, 2017

Show your support for Kings Heath in the Midlands Food Drink and Hospitality Awards…

SEEING CLEARLY WITH SPECSAVERS

May 11, 2017

Our guest bloggers, Specsavers, share their top tips on looking after your family’s eyesight…

MEET THE BUSINESS: COOSHOO

May 5, 2017

We get to know more about the one stop shop for little growing feet, Cooshoo…

DRUM ROLL PLEASE!

April 25, 2017

The winner of the Great Kings Heath Easter Egg Hunt 2017 is…

YOUR MONTHLY TOP PICKS: MAY 2017

April 24, 2017

What’s on in Kings Heath this month…

5 TOP TIPS TO LOOKING GREAT IN GLASSES

April 20, 2017

Specs Guru, Janan Choudhury, shares his top tips on how to look great in glasses…

FIND ALL 20 EGGS FOR YOUR YUMMY PRIZE!

April 11, 2017

Local business William H Painter donate sweet treats for EVERY child who completes the Great Kings Heath Easter Egg Hunt…

SUCCESS FOR SPECTACLE EMPORIUM!

April 10, 2017

Officially the most fashionable opticians in Birmingham…

SPRING HAS SPRUNG AT IHOOT!

April 7, 2017

Our guest bloggers, I Had One Of Those, share their top tips for a fun family Easter!

WHAT’S ON: EASTER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

April 7, 2017

Your guide to what’s on for the kids in Kings Heath this Easter…

THE GREAT KINGS HEATH EASTER EGG HUNT IS BACK!

April 5, 2017

20 Easter Eggs have been hidden in Kings Heath shops and cafes. Can you find them all this Easter?

CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER!

March 28, 2017

Kings Heath businesses bring home TWO awards in the What’s On Readers Choice Awards…

YOUR MONTHLY TOP PICKS: APRIL 2017

March 28, 2017

What’s on in Kings Heath this month…

CAPTURE KINGS HEATH: SPRING EDITION

March 21, 2017

Cameras at the ready…the Spring Capture Kings Heath competition is now OPEN!

MEET THE BUSINESS: GORILLA COFFEE CAFE

March 21, 2017

We get to know Kings Heath newcomers and Birmingham’s first premium bicycle cafe, Gorilla Coffee Cafe…

TREAT MUM THIS MOTHER’S DAY!

March 17, 2017

Find Mum the perfect gift for your Mum this Mother’s Day…

COOSHOO’S GUIDE TO BUYING CHILDREN’S SHOES!

March 10, 2017

Our guest blogger, Cooshoo, share their guide to buying children’s shoes…

YOUR MONTHLY TOP PICKS: MARCH 2017

March 1, 2017

What’s on in Kings Heath this month…

14 TOP TIPS TO TAKING THE PERFECT PICTURE ON YOUR PHONE

February 23, 2017

Our guest blogger, Precision Imaging, give us their top tips to taking a photo on your smart phone…

DECORATE AN EASTER EGG THIS HALF TERM!

February 16, 2017

Pick up an Easter Egg template this half term for the Kings Heath Great Easter Egg Hunt!

WHAT’S ON: HALF TERM IN KINGS HEATH

February 14, 2017

How to keep the kids entertained this half term in Kings Heath…

MEET THE BUSINESS: I HAD ONE OF THOSE

February 9, 2017

We get to know retro sweets, toys and gifts store, I Had One Of Those…

EASY, AFFORDABLE CRAFT IDEAS FOR KIDS

February 3, 2017

Our guest blogger, Togademus, gives us their favourite affordable craft ideas for the little ones…

VOTE FOR HARE & HOUNDS TO WIN!

February 1, 2017

Vote for Hare & Hounds to win the Best Birmingham Music Venue Award…

YOUR MONTHLY TOP PICKS: FEBRUARY 2017

February 1, 2017

What’s on in Kings Heath this month…

KINGS HEATH POLICE TASKING MEETING IS POSTPONED

January 18, 2017

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the upcoming Kings Heath Police Tasking meeting has been postponed….

YOUR WEEKLY TOP PICKS: 20th-22nd JANUARY 2017

January 17, 2017

The best of what’s on in Kings Heath this weekend…

CONGRATULATIONS COOSHOO!

January 17, 2017

Cooshoo have won the national award for the Best Footwear Store 2016…

WHAT DO ESTATE AGENTS DO?

January 16, 2017

Our guest bloggers, Heritage Estates, shine a light on what Estate Agents do…

MEET THE BUSINESS: HERITAGE ESTATES

January 16, 2017

We get to know independent property experts, Heritage Estates…

YOUR WEEKLY TOP PICKS: 13TH-15TH JANUARY 2017

January 13, 2017

The best of what’s on in Kings Heath this weekend…

KINGS HEATH MAGAZINE

January 10, 2017

Read Edition 1 of the Kings Heath Magazine online…