Nikki Pugh gave us all a sneak peak inside the Make-It Zone development in Moseley, EC-arts and a handful of artists took over four of Digbeth’s billboards with the 48 Sheet project and the International Dance Festival revealed their showreel, with highlights from earlier in the year.
With yet another packed programme, Artsfest 2010 took place on the same weekend as Birmingham Zine Fest and VIVID’s Cum Clubbing, while Friction Arts also held Inside Out Festival towards the end of the month.
Bullring announced their plans to spice up Spiceal Street with a regeneration which will see a hub of new restaurants appear in the space by St. Martins church, and with a wave of fresh cuts, the ‘Save the Arts’ and ‘I Value the Arts’ campaigns were launched.
International Project Space launched a week long programme of radio shows featuring a selection of independent art organisations, plus The British Science Festival took place, with a programme full of thought provoking seminars and events, and the Walsall Word Cloud began to take shape.
Brian Griffin’s retrospective exhibition, Face to Face, landed in Snowhill, we took a look at some of the highlights ahead of the Birmingham Book Festival and Sampad launched Radiu5 with a call for young volunteers.