Tag: civic buildings

Be bright at night

Light Night, is being held as part of this year’s ArtsFest (which is fast approaching —12th to the 14th of September). While I struggle to see anything particularity arty about “architectural lighting of iconic city centre buildings and iconic landmarks”,…

Pool your thoughts

While the Council stall and on their reasons for wanting to close Moseley Road baths, locals – in the form of the Friends of Moseley Road Baths – have released their own proposals (PDF). According to The Stirrer, the Council…

What we thought of the past, in the past

Searching through the council website on an unrelated matter (and no I couldn’t get the www.birmingham.gov.uk/google search to find what I wanted either) I stumbled over a page of ‘Conservation Publications’ which includes this gem (from 1997) ‘Signalling the Sixties’.…

fighting on the beaches

Adrian Goldberg, out of The Stirrer, has done a piece for Radio 4’s You and Yours all about the fight betwixt the council and the bullring over the two (count ’em) fake beaches we’ll be getting in Brum this summer.…