Birmingham Heritage Week is a city-wide festival that celebrates the city’s rich and fascinating history.
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.
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
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
Moseley Road Baths held an open day on its 108th birthday on Saturday 31st October. The event which was organised by the Friends of Moseley Road Baths in Balsall Heath also celebrated the baths’ inclusion in the World Monuments Fund Watch List. Moseley Road Baths is the oldest of only two Grade II listed indoor swimming
There are some buildings that I often see around Birmingham that I think to myself “I wonder what it looks like in there”.
People often talk about hidden gems and I’ve sometimes thought “but everybody knows about that”. Whilst browsing through the pamphlets in the foyer of Library of Birmingham trying to find somewhere to take my Dad for his Father’s Day treat I stumbled across Winterbourne House & Garden. I couldn’t believe that I hadn’t heard
After my visit to the Victoria Law Courts I went to view inside the Municipal Bank which was another building opened up as part of Hidden Spaces.