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13 June 2023

Political Therapy: Talking Tory past and future – with our next event on 4 July

On our first night of Political Therapy in March, Steve Richards asked the audience: Will Boris Johnson again be leader of the Conservative Party?


11 May 2023

Political Therapy: No Shocks Please

We need to take the heat out of politics. Fortunately 1000 Trades is hosting a programme of talks that aim to do just that.


25 May 2022

All Change in the Kitchen

From 8 June, our small but perfectly formed kitchen will be showcasing some of Birmingham’s finest food traders and restaurateurs with bi-monthly residencies, bringing you a taste of the second city’s thriving food scene.


13 September 2021

Carry on up the Autumn

The last days of summer were marked in traditional style with Deep Tempo Disco. Autumn formally began on 12 September with the return of our roasts. Quality and variety distinguish our taps as well as our kitchen.


10 November 2020


This is the city of one thousand trades and 1000 Trades has always backed Birmingham with all that we have.


23 September 2020

Keeping you safe and happy in the pub

Yesterday, the prime minster announced that pubs must:


23 July 2020

First week back…

Next year in Jerusalem, we said. In the end, it did not take us that long to reopen as a bar and kitchen.


07 May 2020

This way to the unfinished revolution

The Tet Offensive. The Prague Spring. The assassinations of Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King. The Black Power salutes at the Mexico Olympics. ‘The White Album’ by the Beatles.


23 April 2020

What We Need To Do Now

Covid-19 is a painful reminder of our common humanity: it does not respect national borders; we are only as healthy as the least healthy person around us; we beat it together or succumb apart.

What's On at 1000 Trades

Friday 8th December

7:45 PM

Birmingham Jazz Presents: Ben Crosland

Solway Stories is a collection of twelve original compositions by bassist and composer Ben Crosland.

Friday 8th December

9:00 PM


1000 Trades Presents: Eclectic Sessions

A night celebrating the diverse nature of dance music.

Tuesday 12th December

7:00 PM

Christmas Carols @ 1000 Trades

It’s time to get festive y’all. Even if you hate the commercial trappings of Christmas you’d have to have a heart of stone to pass this up. Have a tankard of mulled perry and put your feet up. It’s only going to get worse. With big thanks to members of the Birmingham Choral Union. Free […]

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