A journey around Symphony Hall for Adventurous ears of all ages! On Saturday 7th April 2012 at Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Curated by Fierce Festival for Symphony Hall’s 21st birthday celebrations. This is on today at midday and looks like it’ll be well worth popping in to. Here’s the schedule.
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…]
Town Hall and Symphony Hall have got a shiny new website and a new video to show off the kind of things they put on. First up, the video, which was made by Vermillion Films: And then the website, which was built by Made Media (which is where I work, full disclosure fans). Also, blimey … [Read more…]
Town Hall Symphony Hall have released an animation created by Digbeth’s Second Home Studios about the workings of their famous organ. The film was commissioned by THSH, with the support of the DMC McDonald Foundation, and was created by animator Chris Randall at Second Home Studios to a poem by Symphony Hall’s poet-in-residence Julie Boden. … [Read more…]
Flip Festival – Call For Submissions – We’re back!! “This years festival will be held, on Thursday 27 to Saturday 29 October (2011 of course) and we’re already looking for animators to submit films of up to 15 minutes in length.” Musical scores for silent firms unearthed in Birmingham “About 500 scores – including a … [Read more…]
Gor blimey, it’s another one of those really long weekends. Here are some things you might want to consider filling all that time with. For starters, I haven’t got a flyer for this one but Lizzy Parks is playing in the Symphony Hall foyers today (Friday) from 5.30pm to 7pm and it’s free. Info on … [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…]
Folk for free is a new monthly event to be held in the Symphony Hall foyer by Moseley Folk starting today at 5.30pm. As the name suggests, it’s free, and welcomes passers by to drop at any time throughout the performance which runs until 7pm. The first bit of folky treats will come from Boat … [Read more…]