The Night Times is a free 16 page tabloid covering the Birmingham club scene. I’ve seen this sort of thing before but it’s usually national and therefore quite London-centric. Bars are reviewed, club nights photographed, DJs interviewed, opinions spilt and the centre pages is a pull out calendar. I picked up my copy at Old … [Read more…]
The Images of Birmingham Photo Library is an agency run by Craig Holmes holding over 10,000 images of the city by Craig and a team of 6 freelance photographers. As well as licensing photos they also sell prints directly from their site. Craig’s own photos from around the world are represented by Crowded Gallery.
Plugged In is a one day event run by Digital Central and Neon “to debate the future of the regionâ€™s music and radio industries” on Monday 26th March from 10am to 4.30pm. How do we sustain a vibrant regional music industry that helps contribute to the regional economy? What can be done to better facilitate … [Read more…]
A regular selection of photos from the Birmingham Flickr community. Sarah Abnett nobody knows anything ikkio too harri b All copyright as applies. To suggest photos for inclusion in this feature add them to this thread or leave a link in the comments.
I picked up a flyer for the New Art Birmingham art market on March 15-18th because it was very pretty and noticed that the venue is Curzon Street Station. If you’re not familiar with the name it’s this building in Digbeth: While the building has a fascinating history as the first railway station linking Birmingham … [Read more…]
4Talent has a 6 minute video interview with Dan Read, writer/director of the previously blogged Straightheads feature film. Aimed at up and coming film makers he talks about starting out in documentaries, how this educated him in the art of dialougue the advantages and disadvantages of being a writer/director, the value of having a huge … [Read more…]
Liquor Is Quicker is a fanzine covering the Birmingham music scene. Emphasis on the zine as this type-written, hand-crafted publication looks like a historical artifact from the early 80s. Nine issues have been published on a shockingly regular basis and all are available to download as PDFs. Print copies can be picked up at various … [Read more…]
The next Screen Forum, which exists to “showcase quality work in the region and to facilitate networking, collaboration and the sharing of information and resources”, takes place on April 19th at 7pm at the Light House in Wolverhampton. The subject is Actors working with Directors/Directors working with Actors Screen forum is a regular meeting of … [Read more…]