Author: catnip

El Ghost Fest

Saturday 18th August, 6.30pm at The Conservatory, the shiny new venue at Muthers Studio, 14 Rea Street South, Digbeth, B5 6LB. El Burro & Ghosts of Dead Airplanes cordially invite you to EL GHOST FEST, featuring the musical stylings of: SHIRT…

Step aboard the Big City Plan Bus today

The “Beyond Midnight” bus, which has more info about the Big City Plan (that will decide what happens in Birmingham over the next 20 years), is in the city centre today and Highgate tomorrow. Only just heard about this and…

Last chance to see Bournville save the world

After reading in the Birmingham News about the Bournville ‘Eco House‘, I decided to take a trip there this avo to see it for myself. The house, built in 1929 and owned by Bournville Village Trust, has been refurbished and…

Where’s the bull?

where’s the bull? Originally uploaded by catnipmusic Anyone know what’s happening to the bull? he was all boarded in when I went past earlier today. hopefully he’s just having his hooves cleaned or something

The Brummie GLC?

if you like Goldie Lookin Chain or Biz Bizley, then you should definitely check out Fraz ‘n’ Gus and their awesome tracks such as “West Brom”, “Moseley”, “Northfield Nan” and “My Old Man”. Fraz and Gus are two born and…

"What Was Lost" longlisted

Friend of BiNS Catherine O’Flynn’s novel “What Was Lost” has made it onto the longlists of two awards: the long-running Man Booker Prize, announced earlier this month and now also the Guardian’s First Book Award, announced today. The Guardian prize…