Possibly a bit late to the party with this one, but I’ve recently been introduced to Ballet in Birmingham. “To mark the start of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s 2011-12 season, the Company has joined forces with a Birmingham-based photographer to create Ballet in Birmingham. The campaign celebrates this world-class ballet company in Birmingham, the city it … [Read more…]
Museum Camp “CEO, volunteer, visitor – everyone is welcome, you just need to bring their own unique perspective on museums. All subjects relating to museums are welcomed to be pitched on the day!” Cadbury and Arts Council’s £2m funding boost for Birmingham Royal Ballet The money will be used to set up the Cadbury Dance Fellowship … [Read more…]
Turning Point West Midlands | TPWM Artist Residencies & Critical Writing Bursaries 2012- 2013 “Four organisations in the West Midlands will lead on TPWN new artist residency opportunities and one organisation on a critical writing project” The Gallery Court A Birmingham-based, online seller of art prints and such London 2012 Olympics: Games chiefs order ballet name … [Read more…]
Capsule to curate the Library of Birmingham’s Opening Season : Capsule Blog “We are extremely proud to announce that Capsule have been appointed to curate the Library of Birmingham’s opening ‘Discovery’ season.” A Brummies Guide to Birmingham “I’ve set this blog up really to document my mini adventures around my home city; to promote the … [Read more…]
Because nothing says ‘I went to a thing’ quite like a blurry photo. The chap on stage is very probably Stuart Griffiths, Hippodrome Chief Exec and Co-Artistic Director of International Dance Festival Birmingham, announcing the launch of that very same festival. There’s plenty of good stuff on over the next little while. There’s the free Breathe … [Read more…]
This is just damn slinky. Take Five studio rehearsals – Two Step from Rob Lindsay. It’s part of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s triple bill as part of IDFB, a festival I’m very much looking forward to, in case I hadn’t mentioned it already.
On Monday I went to the launch of the latest Pointe Blank project which featured illustrators creating posters in response to Birmingham Royal Ballet‘s latest production, Hobson’s Choice. You can tell I was there because I took a horribly grainy pic with my phone. That’s journalism, that is. It’s the second time they’ve done this … [Read more…]
Photo: Hotdogs by Matt Cattell A few festive bits and bobs happening around Birmingham… The Frankfurt Christmas Market closes on Friday 23 December, as does the Festive Pop Up Bazaar on New Street. It’s the BrumNotes/This Is Tmrw Christmas Party at The Victoria tonight. Click the link or ogle the poster below (sidenote: are Lewes Herriot‘s gig posters the … [Read more…]