Tag: birminghamuk

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]

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…

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…

Dinosaurs in Brum, 1938

This is so odd (from i09 via Craig) that I’m just going to have to quote it:   “In 1938, Birmingham, England held a 5,000-performer pageant to celebrate the centennial of the city’s designation as a municipal borough. But that…