This will either make sense to you or it won’t – I have a feeling an explanation might take a while. Inverted Ziggurat by maniacyak.
On 5 March it’s World Book Night, and as the nation prepare to give away 1 million books, Birmingham Central Library and The Birmingham Poetry Ultras are holding a couple of celebratory events, with a line up of writers, storytellers and poets. Birmingham Central Library From 6.30pm – 8.45pm, at Birmingham Library Theatre, three of … [Read more…]
Throughout February, Birmingham Central Library are hosting an exhibition on Gypsy Roma Travellers, featuring a series of poster artwork. The exhibition will feature the work of Albanian Roma artist, Ferdinand Koci, along with posters exploring the Romany language and flag, Gypsy Remedies and the Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor poster, plus a series of posters on … [Read more…]
Birmingham based artist Rubina Bibi will be exhibiting a collection of her new work in Central Library as of today, until 18 December. She’ll be raising money for The Pakistan Floods Appeal, and will be around for discussions on 11 December from 2 – 4pm.
To tie in with the Face to Face exhibition we told you about the other week, Collecting Contemporary Photography… In conversation with Brian Griffin and Stuart Whipps, is taking place on Tuesday 9 November at 6-8pm. Pete James, Head of Photographs at Birmingham Central Library, will be discussing the ways in which Griffin and Whipps … [Read more…]
Sssssssshhhh! Get your reading specs out because after a rare sighting, the Secret Library Card is back in circulation, hidden in books at Birmingham Central Library. Check the last post from the Secret Librarians for the cryptic clue which will lead you to the current location of the Secret Library Card, where you can take … [Read more…]
From 30 September – 21 November, a major retrospective exhibition, Face to Face, will take place in two adjacent locations in Birmingham’s Colmore Business District, exhibiting the work of Birmingham born photographer and filmmaker, Brian Griffin. A large-scale outdoor retrospective will showcase Griffin’s portraiture over the last 38 years, including many of his most prominent … [Read more…]
Why is Birmingham investing in a new central library? Will it meet genuine needs or is it simply landmark architecture for the city and very little to do with library services? On 22 September, The Birmingham Salon and CILIP West Midlands, a local librarian organisation, invite you to join them in raising these questions. They … [Read more…]