Back in February I attended a concrete-centric photomeet which was organised by West Midlands Photo Collective in conjunction with architectural model makers Space_Play.
During a recent visit to see my partner Martin who lives in London we were trawling through the listings on the Londonist site to find something fun to do that would appeal to both of us and we stumbled across an entry for the Hendon Pageant at the RAF Museum London.
A few weeks ago I was part of a small meet up held by Brutiful Birmingham at the William Mitchell murals under Hockley Flyover alongside representatives from various Birmingham based 20th Century and Modernist groups.
Blast! Festival has been produced by Multistory with and for local people. The festival takes place over six weeks in each of Sandwell’s six district towns: West Bromwich, Tipton, Rowley Regis, Oldbury, Smethwick and Wednesbury.
Apologies that I’ve not updated this blog in a while but sometimes life gets in the way i.e. holding down a full time job, going to lots of fantastic events as well as other commitments plus sometimes you need a break to recharge your batteries. I’m mindful of this turning into a lengthy post so
For this Instameet Igers Birmingham teamed up with Flatpack Film Festival as part of Flatpack’s ten year anniversary coincidentally it was also World Wide Instameet Day 13.
To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Lunar Society Igers Birmingham held an instameet at Soho House which was the home of the industrialist and entrepreneur Matthew Boulton from 1766 to 1809.
You can probably tell from my posts so far I have a passion for discovering new things and for Heritage so when I found out via Twitter that Drinks Thing was coming to Birmingham and their first event would be held at Newman Brothers Coffin Works I couldn’t sign up fast enough!
Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter is world renowned amongst the jewellery industry. It is also an area that boasts an abundance of stunning architecture and luckily for us vintage Volvos (see below) I think this was the most popular photographed item of the day! I always forget how close the Jewellery Quarter is to the city