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What makes a menu… Salt & Earth

What makes a menu… Salt & Earth

Salt & Earth have been friends of our Frederick Street kitchen for some time, with last month marking their first of many as permanent residents at 1000 Trades. Formerly of legendary JQ culinary spot Two Cats Kitchen, Niki Astley and Georgia Radenschi are bringing...
A Schooner with… Kirstie Smith

A Schooner with… Kirstie Smith

It’s the people that make this place, we’ve always said it. One of our faves is social media and digital marketing consultant Kirstie Smith, who dropped in for a chat over a glass of rose about new night Social Circle. Q: Hi Kirstie, how are things? Let’s start with a...
UPCOMING // September

UPCOMING // September

SATURDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 1000 Trades Presents: Flo Lacy 8pm–12am Having appeared at Womad festival earlier this year, Birmingham-based DJ and producer Flo Lacy spins a class selection of soul-tinged house and disco for your Saturday night pleasure. Free. MONDAY 3 –...
A Schooner with… Phil Rose

A Schooner with… Phil Rose

Pay a visit to Frederick Street on a Friday evening and the chances are the smooth sounds of Birmingham Jazz will be drifting out of our upstairs window. This month we sat down with the top dog Phil Rose to talk the upcoming season. Q: Afternoon Phil, thanks for...
UPCOMING // August

UPCOMING // August

THURSDAY 2 AUGUST 1000 Trades Networking Club hosted by Ian Gardner 4.30–6.30pm Mingle with your neighbours and like-minded business people. All welcome. Free.  Register via Eventbrite Girl Code: Women in Power 7–8.30pm Girl Code is about creating a space for women to...
Salt & Earth makes 1000 Trades home

Salt & Earth makes 1000 Trades home

Roll out the red carpet. Renowned Birmingham chef and Frederick Street fave Niki Astley is moving in permanently to our kitchen – and we couldn’t be happier. For time immemorial Niki Astley and Georgiana Radenschi have been driving the foodies of Brum into...
UPCOMING // July

UPCOMING // July

TUESDAY 3 JULY Birmingham Amateur Brewers (BAB) 7–9pm Whether you’re a seasoned brewer or have never set eyes on a grain of malt, this is an informal monthly meet-up for people to share their skills, knowledge – and beer! Free. More details and this...

World Cup Summer

They’ll always hit you and hurt you Defend and attack Memory One: Jumpers for goalposts, beans for tea. Football and food. Ron Manager, The Fast Show. No one can believe it was 20 years ago. Or explain what we have done with our lives since. But football matches...