I know I’ve said this once before, but this is goodbye from me. It’s the end of my second stint on CiB. I ran it for much of 2008 and picked things up again from October 2009 until now. Over this last period there’s been a few new things – CiBmail, a Facebook Page, the … [Read more…]
I’m just dealing with the handover of this blog to an incoming group of contributors, so apologies again for the lack of posts. If you’re annoyed that I haven’t been able to promote your thing recently then, well, I’ll leave that one to Janet. The new lot are going to be great though, I can feel it … [Read more…]
What happened to the ‘City of a Thousand Trades?’ Birmingham from 1901 to today I thought this was pretty interesting Curzon Street to become Ikon for Eastside “A planning application, 2012/04817/PA, has gone in for the redevelopment of the former 1170 sq metre rail station to create a new Art Gallery” By the way, there’s been … [Read more…]
Coffee Club Collective (@WeAreCoffeeClub) describe themselves as a “jolly bunch of illustrators from Birmingham” and the first post on their blog says they are (or possibly were, by now) final year BA Illustration students. They are: Tris Tolliday (@tristolliday) Katie Bennett (@votekatie) Joe Stephen Taylor (@Lumber_Jack_Joe) Jasmine Hortop (@razamajaz) Lucy Kenny Recently they’ve had some of their … [Read more…]
Notorious – music to taste wine by!! ‘The choir with a difference’ with their latest trailer. The show’s on Sat 14 July Suki10c Promotional Video – YouTube Another very nicely done video: “See how we have transformed a derelict, crumbling, abandoned space into a creative, artistic and vibrant space, a space for all to utilise … [Read more…]
Museum Camp “CEO, volunteer, visitor – everyone is welcome, you just need to bring their own unique perspective on museums. All subjects relating to museums are welcomed to be pitched on the day!” Cadbury and Arts Council’s £2m funding boost for Birmingham Royal Ballet The money will be used to set up the Cadbury Dance Fellowship … [Read more…]
I’ve been looking after this blog for a little while now and reckon it’s time for some fresh blood. Here’s what I’m thinking… I’m thinking it might be nice to have a small handful of contributors. Maybe after six months or so some new people will come in and maybe the previous people will move … [Read more…]
This started yesterday and is due to be completed by Sunday.