The CiB Calendar

You might have noticed I added a calendar to the site recently. This holds all the events and festivals I come across as I’m blogging. It’s by no means comprehensive and I’m not including music gigs as that’s just too much work, but you might find it useful. It’s run on Google’s new calendar program … [Read more…]


aa-rt is a “new art and contemporary craft show” taking place in the Custard Factory on the weekend of the 24-25th March with a private view on the 23rd. If you are looking for an original piece of artwork, a unique wedding gift or a specially commissioned present, aa-rt ’07 will have it all. The … [Read more…]

Co-working Spaces

Media consultant Antonio Gould is intrigued about Co-working spaces and how they might benefit Birmingham. The idea is to create a flexible working space which can be hired out whenever necessary but more importantly to create a social space and sense of community around the space. As the post put it (sort of) “Part cubicle, … [Read more…]

Made in Moseley

Moseley has always had a reputation for having a vibrant creative community and the Moseley Community Development Trust have put together Made in Moseley, a directory of local creatives and businesses across a wide range of categories. As well as being online it’s also available as a small booklet which I picked up in the … [Read more…]

Flickr Friday

A regular selection of photos from the Birmingham Flickr community. Matt Murtagh Photo-Gedden Matt Fairview Mike Warren All copyright as applies. To suggest photos for inclusion in this feature add them to this thread or leave a link in the comments.

Fused Fashion

Fused Magazine has three articles online profiling recent Fashion Graduates from UCE: Janine McGaff, Kat James and Sian Dawkins.

The Cervical Monologues

Women & Theatre are doing two free performances of The Cervical Monologues at The Hub, 318 Vicarage Road, Kings Heath on March 8th. Researched with a wide range of patients & health professionals, The Cervical Monologues explores issues such as life, love, sex & sexuality, as well as demystifying the screening process through the sharing … [Read more…]