Category: photo

Bomb the Base

Churn, but good churn… An archivist at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery has uncovered these images showing the aftermath of a 1970s terrorist bomb blast. Dating from 4 January 1974, the images show Ikon’s then-director Simon Chapman clearing up shards of broken…

Anyone got photos of 70s/80s Brum venues?

A plea from Jez: I’m making a film about Reggae, Punk and Bhangra in Birmingham around how communities and individuals express themselves through music. I received a small amount of funding for this with a condition I used 75% (roughly…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! If you were in Birmingham yesterday you couldn’t have missed the super snow flurry! Tweeters sprang into action using the hashtag #uksnow along with the first part of their post code and…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Love at the Frankfurt market….. If you are looking for love in Birmingham, there are many ways for you to meet that special someone in time for Christmas at the Frankfurt market! At the bandstand: Once the band is playing…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

The 4am Project would like to invite you to a very special 4am photography event in Birmingham. This event is going to be held at the Bodies Revealed Exhibition at the Custard Factory, and there are 100 FREE tickets for…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

As part of the Frankfurt Market in the city centre, Bob Wilson has brought along his traditional wooden carousel.  Last year I tried to persuade several friends to have a turn on it with me, but for some reason, they…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Roll up! Roll up! Get your hot German sausages here! The Frankfurt Christmas Market has arrived in town!  Not only can you snack on a tasty sausage, but there are other deliciously delectable treats to be had; German bread and cakes…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

It was an absolute pleasure to have the chance to photos of UB40 at their Raise The Roof gig at The Rainbow in Digbeth this week. UB40 came back to their roots gave their support to The Rainbow because it is…