Apparently that’s our own fair Bullring in the picture above, albeit with a fair amount of retouching done. And a horde of bloodthirsty zombies running amok. [insert predictable joke here] In case you don’t already know of it, Dead Rising is a computer game. Fluid did the branding for the advertising, POS, packaging and so on.
Bullring have launched a new website to unveil their proposed plans for the regeneration of Spiceal Street, creating a hub of restaurants around St. Martins church. With Jaime Oliver’s Italian restaurant set to open in October, Bullring are preparing to submit their planning application for the new development, with a view for completion in the … [Read more…]
Topshop are putting on a series of picnic gigs in London, Bristol, Liverpool and Birmingham for Teenage Cancer Trust and the Birmingham one is this Sunday (20 June) at University of Birmingham’s Vale Village from 12pm. Topping the bill are my old Cardiff University chums done good Los Campesinos!, with support from I Blame Coco, … [Read more…]
The shutters are down and the windows have been papered up. It’s as if we were never there. A big thanks to everyone who’s been involved – to all the staff (Aaron, Dennis, Matt, Aaron, Charlotte, Frankie, Ian, Dan, Ruth and Jess) and all those who stepped in to volunteer their time when they were … [Read more…]
Read down – there’s a competition for free tickets later on in this post. I’m conscious that I’ve not mentioned International Dance Festival Birmingham so much on here over the past month. Partly that’s because I’ve been busy working on it and going to just about every event that I could. There’s only a couple … [Read more…]
Headlines: The Created in Birmingham Bullring shop will cease trading on Sunday May 23rd. The market stalls at the front will continue until Saturday 29th. Volunteers needed to empty the shop. We will have a closing party of some sort on Saturday 29th. We’ll take a couple of months off over the summer to regroup … [Read more…]
The eagle-eyed shoppers among you may have noticed ballet shoes and tutus, like the one pictured above found in the Created in Birmingham shop, popping up all over Bullring recently. Add this to questions like “What is Urban Ballet?” on the shopping centre’s Life Feels Better twitter stream, and this Urban Ballet website, and it … [Read more…]
The Created in Birmingham shop in the Bullring has been open for a little over two weeks now and we’re starting to get a better sense of what sort of a monster we’ve created. Right now we need more stock to replace the stuff we’ve sold. Detailed guidance is here. If you came to the … [Read more…]