AngelShares is a new crowdfunding service for the arts. It was developed locally (founded by Sarah Gee of Indigo Ltd and built by Made Media) and launches with projects from Ikon Gallery, Craftspace, Light House Media Centre, Belgrade Theatre and Herbert Art Gallery & Museum. The interesting thing about this one being that eligible donations can attract Gift Aid, … [Read more…]
A couple of markets coming up in Bearwood. More info here.
Ikon‘s Autumn Almanac, from 17-20 November will be: a four-day celebration of Birmingham’s creative life showcasing the city’s artists, filmmakers and musicians. Ikon’s gallery spaces will exclusively exhibit works created in Birmingham, also hosting some of our best-known music festivals and organisations in a programme of live performances The list of people involved includes Oliver … [Read more…]
Ridhi Kalaria, Josephine Reichert and Noemi, three artists and philosophers are planning to open ORT on the 11/11/11, an artist and community café and bar space in Balsall Heath Ort will be opening at the Make It Zone on 11 November (that’s 11/11/11 – a date of significant interest to the Corduroy Club) with Juneau Brothers … [Read more…]
There’s a certain amount of kerfuffle going on regarding the proposed move of the wholesale markets from the city centre. I won’t pretend to have looked into it all that much and so couldn’t hazard an opinion about any of it. It’s not really this site’s remit either. However, it seems important, so here are … [Read more…]
Those crazy cats at Stitches and Hos: On Friday night our knit graffiti faction struck at the heart of a Birmingham suburb. We met after night fall and covered 48 safety bollards surrounding a roundabout in a rainbow of knitting. There are photos of the dastardly deed here and a slideshow of photos from Sparks68 … [Read more…]
Yesterday there was a vintage fair in the Jewellery Quarter. Charles J Davis tool some photos. The Flickr set’s here.
We Are Birmingham have announced that they’ll: cease trading as a retail operation and are now investigating ways to move the organisation towards a new model, offering valuable exhibition space and meeting rooms at it’s city centre location, whilst still working to support the local creative community So it’s not closing yet, it’s just not … [Read more…]