The Capsule ladies have another big year ahead of them. After receiving huge national success with the Home of Metal project last year they are now in the planning stages of what will be the 7th Supersonic Festival. Here is the line up:
Flatpack 2009 will launch at Town Hall on 11 March with ‘Curzonora’, a show featuring ‘musical whirlwind’ The Destroyers and celebrating Mr Jeffs’ legacy and that of 1900s film-shows in general. Here’s the poster: The Mr Jeffs referred to is film showman, and patron saint of Flatpack 3, Waller Jeffs who, from 1901 to 1912: … [Read more…]
If you want to get involved with the St Patrick’s Festival in Digbeth then follow the instructions on the poster (or that link).
Positively Red is a festival aimed at confronting the legacy of stigma and prejudice associated with HIV and raising awareness of the condition in Birmingham on and around World Aids Day 2008 There’ll be an exhibition in a unit on the lower level of the Pavillions shopping centre from Saturday 29 Nov which will run … [Read more…]
…be at Gigbeth tonight, but I’ve got to go to a birthday party the other end of the world instead. Humph. If I could, I’d be checking out The Destroyers (amusingly described as “Oompah oompah oompah oompah oompah oompah pah, OY! x 1m” by one unconverted soul), the Sugar Hill Gang and the 4Talent stage. … [Read more…]
Another big weekend with something for everybody (unless you happen to hate animation, music and design in equal measure, in which case you can just do one) with: Plus+ International Design Expo Flip Animation Festival Gigbeth Plus+ kicked off today at Fazeley Studios, Digbeth.Â I’m heading over in a bit and am not really sure … [Read more…]
The Flip Animation Festival (6-8 November at Light House, Wolverhampton) has been assembling a rather tasty line-up over the past little while, as documented on their nicely informative blog. Highlights include: A retrospective of work from Osbert Parker, best know for his cut out animation style mixed with live action; BAFTA & Screen WM Presents: … [Read more…]
Brilliantly Birmingham is: showcases the work of local, national and international designer makers through a full programme of exhibitions, workshops and special events. All exhibitions are free of charge and the festival promises to be a fascinating insight into jewellery-making today will take place at a variety of venues across the city and region from … [Read more…]