Category: internet

Birmingham Remakes

Long time since I’ve seen a Brum-related topic trend on Twitter, but a great pun-game today — Birmingham Film Remakes. Started I think by Gordon Eight8all. Here are some of the best I spotted: mandapops Howls Moving Castle Bromwich thecoldgun…

What ‘culture’ do you do?

Brum is, as you’ll no doubt be aware, is bidding to be UK City of Culture 2013. The final bid has to be in in May and getting a full picture of what culture is for Birmingham is and important…

Forward with the Post

Marc Reeves of The Birmingham Post spends a couple of hours talking shop, blogging and council newspapers with Michael Grimes on Sunday Local — the weekly local news show on Rhubarb Radio: It’s intelligent, honest and unafraid — something of media at…

Brum Music Map

Please help us, and the Birmingham Music Archive build up a “music map” of Birmingham. We’re looking to map anything; bands, singers, musicians, promoters, managers, venues, record shops, music shops, hangouts, anything that has a “place” and that place in…

Mayor Blog

Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! The Mayor has a blog after all, it seems. Cllr Michael Wilkes has been blogging sporadically for almost a year. He’s posted a few bits since he became mayor, and let this little tit-bit slip: “I…

Brum news on Twitter

onBirmingham isTwitter generated breaking news about Birmingham. It works by using a network of “newsmakers” who can use the onBirmingham Twitter account to distribute local news as soon as they hear about it — they’ll likely be first on the…