Month: September 2012

NHS in Birmingham, Hall Green

From: Becky Jarvis – 38 Degrees <action@38degrees.org.uk> Dear Jon, The government’s plans to privatise and fragment our NHS are taking shape in Birmingham, Hall Green. Local doctors are forming a Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) for the area. They’re going to…

Painting red tape in Brindley Place

More worrying evidence of how the privatisation of public space hampers all sorts of artistic life, as Brindley Place won't let a watercolourist set up without plenty of paperwork (via D'log) [link]

Flatpack news :: autumn listings

hello, Once again an event-light summer has been followed by an autumn pileup of gigs and screenings. To help sift through some of this we have compiled one of our occasional Birmingham listings mailouts. As ever we’re not responsible for…

The Brummie Inquiry

It’s Birmingham’s own Leveson today from quaeter to two. Live streamed from the council house, top Brummies such as Carl Chinn will be quizzed about ‘what makes a brummie’ . You can comment here on the live stream, or join…

‘Cinema Detectives’, the new Birmingham Detective Agency

PRESS RELEASE 18 SEPTEMBER 2012 IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Cinema Detectives", the new Birmingham Detective Agency The eBook revolution has brought a new Detective Agency to the City of Birmingham. The "Cinema Detectives", is a detective comic strip about investigators Rosa Pleck…

Crossroads of Sabbath

'scse the caps, but i guess the site needs to shout—their hearing is probably shot… "CROSSROADS OF SABBATH IS A 90-MINUTE WALKING TOUR IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF BLACK SABBATH DURING THE PERIOD 1948-1970: THE TIME WHEN MEMBERS OF THE BAND…