Well, I invited, you came, I spoke, we discussed and by the end of it we had a plan. It was a quite intense evening and we covered a lot of ground which I’m going to attempt to sumarise here. In short, though, the room decided to go for it, to form a committee / … [Read more…]
Headline: Public meeting about the CiBshop – Monday 26th July, 7pm, The Victoria. Register here. Hello, this is Pete with one of my occasional retail-related posts on the CiB blog. It’s been 6 weeks since the Created in Birmingham shop closed. Since then I’ve had some time off to recover and have started thinking about … [Read more…]
When we opened the Created in Brum shop in February we had a little launch party, as you do. Many people turned up and all was lovely and good. The only thing is the shop was pretty empty. It was sort of like meeting someone’s baby and expecting it to act like a precocious nine … [Read more…]
Headlines: The Created in Birmingham Bullring shop will cease trading on Sunday May 23rd. The market stalls at the front will continue until Saturday 29th. Volunteers needed to empty the shop. We will have a closing party of some sort on Saturday 29th. We’ll take a couple of months off over the summer to regroup … [Read more…]
Yesterday we had Shady Bard playing in the Created in Birmingham shop. Here’s 26 minutes of their set (before the batteries in my camera ran out…) Matt Murtagh was on hand with his camera. Thanks loads to Shady Bard for turning our shop into a venue for an hour.
Two installations were installed at the CiB Shop yesterday. First off the Art Detection Services set up their workshop and offices in our Strange Little Room At The Back. Here’s head Art Detector Matt Moore hard at work. Matt will be scanning Art that is brought in to test whether it is Good or not. … [Read more…]
The other day Chris did a brief update on some of the events coming up at the Created in Birmingham shop in the Bullring. That just scratched the surface. Here’s the rundown of what’s currently booked for the rest of month (with apologies to RussL) Matt Moore will be building Art Detectors in our strange … [Read more…]
The Created in Birmingham shop in the Bullring has been open for a little over two weeks now and we’re starting to get a better sense of what sort of a monster we’ve created. Right now we need more stock to replace the stuff we’ve sold. Detailed guidance is here. If you came to the … [Read more…]