The RA Summer Exhibition is the largest open submission exhibition in the world. Each year sees the gallery jam packed with contemporary art by world renowned artists and emerging new talent.
When it comes to Heavy Metal there is only one city that can claim to be it’s birthplace and that’s Birmingham. Noting the lack of plaques or shrines honouring our city’s musical claim to fame in 2011 Capsule curated a series of exhibitions and events under the banner Home of Metal.
Following on from my partner Martin and I’s recent visit to RAF Museum, London our next aviation themed trip together was to Imperial War Museum Duxford.
If you were asked to name one of the most iconic buildings in Birmingham city centre, chances are one of the first to spring to mind would be the Rotunda. On Sunday 23rd June I was part of a small group who spent an hour taking in the cityscapes below.
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