Month: May 2008

Brum Link 30th May

Found this on teh interwebs: Robots race to Birmingham to claim the UK Micromouse Cheese Trophy « Andrew Hemmings – The ?big cheeses? in the world of mini robots, will be racing to Millennium Point, on Saturday 28th June, to…

Brum Link 30th May

Found this on teh interwebs: Lots Of Things To See And Do In The West Midlands: June 2008 « Oh. (Russ L going to and fro on Earth) – Russ's listings for June: "Over 100 pipe bands will compete in…

Brum Link 29th May

Found this on teh interwebs: Another planned Birmingham skyscraper unveiled – Birmingham Post – This looks to be on the site of The Bull Ring Tavern, a protest might be requires to save that and Fonz leathers. Paradise Circus –…

Underneath the arches

This is one of those things that is so good you just have to mention, but then it’s so good that most people already know about it. If you don’t know, then Soweto Kinch has organised a show under Hockley…

Brum Link 28th May

Found this on teh interwebs: Grassroots football manager?s Weblog (team in the Birmingham AFA) – "The team that I manage is the 2nd XI of Parkfield Amateur FC. As the name indicates, we are a totally amateur football club based…

Change is bad, unless it’s good

Brum is hosting “the UK’s first Climate Change Festival“. It’s difficult to work out exactly what a climate change festival is, although one can be assured they don’t have the same attitude to climate change as the Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival…

Building Design Online (it rhymes, nice) Rotunda video

Building Design, a website for architects, has video of a lecture given about the refurb of the Rotunda by Nathan Cornish of Urban Splash and Glenn Howells of Glenn Howells Architects. More details here on the bd site:

I can see for miles, or you can

As part of the Climate Change Festival (nice stuff, but does it not sound a little like they’re celebrating climate change from the title) there’s a chance to go up to the top of the Rotunda this coming Monday (2nd…

Brum Link 28th May

Found this on teh interwebs: BBC NEWS | England | TV presenter Alan Towers dies – "The long-serving presenter shot to fame on the BBC's Nationwide programme in the 1970s with a story about a skateboarding duck. " Setting the…