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A Schooner with… Sam Boulton

A Schooner with… Sam Boulton

It’s been a whirlwind year for Sam Boulton at The Vanguard. Early last year he opened as the UK’s first Cocktail Bar and Meadery on a mission to serve up drinks that excite the tastebuds of Birmingham. Perched at the very top of our Frederick Street home, Sam and team...
A Schooner with… the annual

A Schooner with… the annual

Since we first opened our doors back in 2016, we’ve always said that 1000 Trades is all about the neighbourhood. Musicians, artists, DJs, designers, makers, comedians, born and bred Brummies, nomadic out-of-owners, ale-mad enthusiasts and that chap who strolls in just...
It’s the end of the year as we know it

It’s the end of the year as we know it

Soft, hard, jobs-first, cliff edge, no deal. It’s surprisingly hard to start an end of year review without mentioning the dreaded ‘B’ word. Through the endless political fog of meaningful votes, well-meaning marches and meaningless cabinet...
Sexy Chicken x Salt & Earth

Sexy Chicken x Salt & Earth

Napkins at the ready, because in December chef-in-residency Niki Astley is turning the chicken game up to eleven. As part of a refreshed menu, Salt & Earth are delivering a masterclass in fried chicken as an antidote to the torrent of turkey-centric plates that...
UPCOMING // December

UPCOMING // December

THURSDAY 29 NOVEMBER Launch event Dispace – A New Way to Work 8pm Calling all freelancers and hotdeskers – come along and find out all about the future of work, with our flexible co-working partners Dispace.  Co-founder Ross Cox hosts an informal networking event for...
Soil, land, sea… Salt & Earth

Soil, land, sea… Salt & Earth

Salt & Earth is marking its first six months in our Frederick Street Kitchen with a refreshed menu for the winter months. We’re showcasing some of the new dishes that sit comfortably alongside the old favourites. Formerly of legendary JQ culinary spot Two...