Tomorrow, I’ll be at The Public for the showcase event of the DCD Programme. In case you’d not heard of it: Arts Council England West Midlands’ Digital Content Development (DCD) Programme is a three year programme of investment which aims to catalyse the creation and creative use of digital content platforms for arts organisations across … [Read more…]
Tributes to Tessa Sidey, fine art curator at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery One of many tributes to Tessa Sidley Digital journalist & shameless parish gossip « Custard Factory Having read the job description, is journalist a more acceptable word for marketer these days? Either way, there’s an interesting job going Birmingham music groups urged … [Read more…]
Nicky Getgood’s written a brief but thoughtful piece on Ikon Eastside’s place in Digbeth’s cultural scene and what it might mean if the place were to close as a result of the recently announced funding cuts. The BPo reported on the possibility of this happening yesterday with a few quotes hinting at the situation at Ex … [Read more…]
After their 40th anniversary last year, Ex Cathedra are continuing their success into 2010/11. Their dairy for the next few months looks pretty packed, have a browse through this season’s brochure to see if anything suits you. Here’s a couple of things they’ve got going coming up; 3 September: Tallis’s Spem in alium and Alec … [Read more…]
I’ve just had a flick through the programme for the Lichfield Festival (PDF). There’s some good stuff, presided over by a new Festival Director, Fiona Stuart. Names I recognised – Rich Hall, Laura Solon, Jenni Murray, Claire Sweeney, Adrian Edmonson, Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy, Ex Cathedra and Rachel Gillies. Lichfield Festival website.