Month: January 2011

Voices of Kingstanding

"Please come and share your memories and photographs of the Kingstanding estate at our introductory meeting. Kingstanding library January 18th at 2.30-3.30pm You are also welcome to come down if you wish to help out in the project. For more…

Don’t Lose Your Head, Carry On

From Birmingham News Room: “Curators from Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery have secured funding to restore sculptor William Bloye’s 1934 statue of the Greek God Pan, which formerly had pride of place the West garden at Aston Hall. Just one…

Capsule shows Feb – April 2011

A Press Release we can’t be bothered to rewrite, but that might interest you: Press Release – for immediate use Capsule gigs Birmingham UK February – April Listings For further details or for hi-res images please feel free to contact…

Northfield Garage scraps cars for EcoCentre

A Press Release we can’t be bothered to rewrite, but that might interest you: I have to say it is a real shame that years of local newspapers have turned the most simple and nice idea (give money from scrapping…

Every pub in Birmingham as available from the Open Street Map…

from Brumblr, the scrapbook of Brum web ephemera: Every pub in Birmingham as available from the Open Street Map XAPI (on 6/1/11), for use as a navigational aid. (via Map of Birmingham— Inebriance Survey – the bounder)

An illustrated talk by Simon Inglis—The development of indoor swimming pools with particular reference to Moseley Road Baths

from Brumblr, the scrapbook of Brum web ephemera: The Victorian Society – Birmingham & West Midlands Group   Wednesday 12th January 2011 The development of indoor swimming pools with particular reference to Moseley Road Baths, past and present An illustrated…

February openings at Ikon plus special Francine Houben event

A Press Release we can’t be bothered to rewrite, but that might interest you: Press Announcement: February Openings at Ikon Gallery plus special event with Francine Houben, architect of Birmingham’s new library February Openings: Rabbya Naseer and Hurmat Ul Ain…

Covered in ELO

Thought you might enjoy this, I did. In other vaguely ELO-related news: Roy Wood is on Twitter.