Birmingham Loves Photographers launch S/S14 Programme

  The new Birmingham Loves Photographers programme kicks off on Thursday 20th March with the launch of the first exhibition along with a film screening of ‘Everybody Street’ in association with Flatpack Film Festival. Between March and October, there will be a series of over 20 photography events, open to photographers of a variety of abilities and interests … [Read more…]

Upcoming festivals…

Still Walking Festival   Birmingham’s Festival of Walking, Still Walking festival, is back Friday 14th March – Thursday 20th March. The Still Walking outlook is that there’s a lot to discover in the city and guided tours are a great way to do this. Our programmes highlight the many layers of the city and just … [Read more…]

Back in time… and time again – Photographer Jonathan Cherry

Inspired by a trip to the Blists Hill Victorian Museum in 2012, documentary photographer Jonathan Cherry embarked on a visual  journey through the Victorian era and began shooting his Blists Hill series off-the-back of this visit. Jonathan’s interest in the subject was born out of the passion he felt radiated from everyone who worked at the Ironbridge-based site. … [Read more…]

From the Inside – Some Cities

  We’ve talked a little bit about Some Cities before in past CiB posts, and this post mentions an event happening tonight. This post is also for anyone that has missed these previous posts or wants a small taste of what it can bring to you then please read on. Some Cities Birmingham is an … [Read more…]

Some Cities

I have recently come across Some Cities: Stories from the city of Birmingham, told through photographs, made by the people who live and work there. Set up by two local photographers (Andrew Jackson and Dan Burwood) Some Cities aim to build a collection of images to cultivate conversations, and a community of photographers. They even … [Read more…]

The Public’s last week

The Public* closes its doors very soon and if you intended on going before it shuts, you’d be sensible to visit during its last week (11th-16th November), because they have an array of different events lined up. Join us from 11 to 16 November as we celebrate all the fantastic activities which have taken place … [Read more…]

Four Fathers & Little Yemen at The Drum

Throughout November, December and January, The Drum will be hosting Four Fathers and Little Yemen– two superb Visual Arts exhibitions celebrating the city’s South Asian and Yemeni populations. These unique collections illustrate the cross-generational and transcultural experiences of those families and communities that form Birmingham’s rich cultural landscape. Tour Forum Projects presents Four Fathers Exhibition Tue 5 Nov – Thu … [Read more…]