Summer brought with it degree show time of year and also the first Birmingham European Theatre Festival (which I’m pleased to see will be back again this year). Listings started coming out for the HMV Institute too. The days were getting longer, which was probably just as well for Rhubarb Rhubarb, who seemed to doing loads. … [Read more…]
There’s a shindig happening at Fazeley Studios on Friday 29 October. Tickets are free and available here. Invisible City – Media Circus from Created in Birmingham on Vimeo.
The other day I went along to a meeting at Birmingham Chamber of Commerce to see what’s being done about forming the new Local Enterprise Partnerships (you may recall I mentioned these the other week). I might write up the event sometime, but I’ve got a feeling that things will have moved on again before … [Read more…]
There was a bit of Dave Harte’s Birmingham’s Creative Industries – the ‘business case’ post that really caught my eye – something that I hadn’t noticed/thought about before. First the set-up: I think this position [that creative industries need handouts] comes from the confusion of thinking that the subsidised Arts sector has much to do … [Read more…]
This summer Creative Republic is running a project to help raise awareness of the many creative ideas that happen in Birmingham. To nominate your favourite creative concept, project, event, exhibition, individual or company simply register for free and ‘nominate’. Winning nominations will be included in a book, video and a final event at the end … [Read more…]
This is nice. Creative Review are doing a thing on creative workplaces for their November issue so they asked their readers Where do you work? with the most interesting reponses to be used in the Nov issue. The Jewellery Quarter-dwelling Life Agency have answered with this.
Over the last year Creative Republic have hosted a rich variety of different events, and have been committed to adding value and debate to Birmingham’s creative sector. I am ashamed to say I haven’t made it along to any of their workshops or talks yet, but I planning to attend next Tuesday’s Media Skills Masterclass … [Read more…]
Creative Republic invites you to join them at 6.30pm on 30th March to hear direct from those who went to Texas as part of the city’s SXSW Music delegation. Now in its 23rd year, SXSW Music has grown from a tiny music festival in Texas to an essential event on the music industry calendar. It’s … [Read more…]