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
There are some buildings that I often see around Birmingham that I think to myself “I wonder what it looks like in there”.
I’ve been wanting to visit the Museum Collections Centre for quite a while but found that it was only open to the general public on a Friday afternoon whilst I was at work so I was pretty chuffed to find out there was an open day on a Saturday as part of Hidden Spaces.
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.
Here’s a few snaps I took during my visit to the Victoria Law Courts, don’t forget to check out my Instagram if you like my photos!
One of the reasons I started this blog up was to promote up and coming talent. On 19th June 2015 I visited BCU School of Art to view the work of their latest graduates.
When you mention the word Freemason to people it usually conjures up images of secret handshakes and the symbols of the square, compass and apron. I came on this tour which was organised by Hidden Spaces hoping that some of the myths surrounding this society would be dispelled.
The tour of the Grade II* listed Council House I attended was on 10th June 2015 and formed part of the Hidden Spaces series of events held throughout June. It’s a building I’ve often walked past on my way to other places such as Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and to Central Library and