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
On 19th March I joined IgersBirmingham, Visit Birmingham and local architect Tim Cornbill for a walking tour of some of Birmingham’s most iconic locations.
Flatpack Film Festival is a week long feast of cinematic delights running from Tuesday 19th April to Sunday 24th April taking place in a host of venues all over Birmingham. Born in a Digbeth pub and a Balsall Heath attic Flatpack is firmly established as one of this city’s cultural highlights. Now in
I’ve always wanted to have a go at Letterpress printing so when I heard that there was a workshop at Winterbourne House & Garden as part of University of Birmingham’s Arts & Science Festival I duly signed up.
This Instameet was inspired by Ikon Gallery’s exhibition Janet Mendelsohn Varna Road which documented everyday life in Balsall Heath during the period of 1967 -1969 whilst Mendelsohn was a student at the University of Birmingham. I first came across Janet Mendelsohn’s photographs after a talk by Dr Kieran Connell at Balsall Heath WI and I