Gigbeth looks to be coming together quite nicely.Â There are some well recognised names signed up (Sugarhill Gang, Young Knives, Guillemots, Stanton Warriors, Kano, Fabio and so on) along with some good localness too (Einstellung, The Destroyers and a who’s who of local promoters organising their own nights). Here are some links to things out … [Read more…]
Hello World is: Birminghamâ€™s international digital media conference, held at Millennium Point from October 23-24 as part of the Hello Digital festival Tickets at the talks are free but, given the calibre of some of the speakers (impressive bods from Flickr, Pixar, Channel 4 and so on), really will need to be booked online pretty … [Read more…]
The splendid 7 Inch Cinema folk have announced the return of the Flatpack Festival which took a year off this year.Â The dates for Flatpack 3 will be 11-15 March 2009. The website for 2007’s festival is still up including this description of what it’s all about: The festival remains fiendishly difficult to summarise, but … [Read more…]
Via Spaghetti Gazetti, an invitation to attend: A community consultation to look at the future structure of the company that organises Birminghamâ€™s St Patrickâ€™s Festival 16th October 2008 8.00pm â€“ 9.30pm Irish Club, High Street, Digbeth Come along and share your ideas! Get involved. If you cannot make the meeting please email Karen on firstname.lastname@example.org … [Read more…]
The full site for Hello Digital (23-26 October 2008) is now up with all the event info and other gubbins you’d expect. It’s been put together by talented localers Made Media, Maverick, Fluid & Stef Lewandowski.
Artsfest is a big sprawling beast of a festival and a difficult one to wrangle from a listings perspective. A few people have chipped in with their take on how things could/should be presented but for me, while all of them help in some way, none of them really hit the nail on the head.Â … [Read more…]
With just (only just) over a week to go before Artsfest the programme of events has just been released on the website. With 500 or so events scheduled, picking through the programme isn’t easy but there is at least a ‘recommended’ section on the homepage.Â When I get a chance I’ll have a flick through … [Read more…]
I’ve been feeling a bit off-colour the past couple of days, so apols for the lack of decent posting.Â If anything’s going to raise my spirits it’s the prospect of a sodding great whale and a huge robot both turning up in the city.Â It’s like Power Rangers or something. The former comes courtesy of … [Read more…]