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
Today’s Instameet was a little different to normal as we were set a theme, taking inspiration from The Barber Institute’s current exhibition Chance Order Change we were asked to experiment with abstract photography.
New Art West Midlands features work by 43 graduates at BA, MA and PhD levels who studied at the five university art schools based in the West Midlands: Birmingham City, Coventry, Staffordshire, Wolverhampton and Worcester. The New Art West Midlands 2016 exhibition was selected by Sonia Boyce, John Stezaker and Katharine Stout. The exhibition takes
The Birmingham & Midland Institute was the location of the latest Instameet. Located in a Grade II* listed building, The Birmingham & Midland Institute has been a part of Birmingham’s cultural life for over 150 years, originally founded by an Act of Parliament in 1854 for the ‘Diffusion and Advancement of Science, Literature and
As you’ve probably gathered by now I am rather partial to visiting museums and art galleries. Having heard that the Horniman Museum boasted a fine collection of natural history I decided to pay a visit. The museum has been open since Victorian times and also includes internationally important collections of anthropology and musical instruments, as well
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