Tag: museum

Birmingham community museums reopen this week

Aston Hall, Blakesley Hall, Sarehole Mill and Soho House open their doors again from April 2. Open every week – Tuesday to Sunday from 12pm to 4pm – until October 31. [link]

Stuff what is on this weekend

I dislike groupings of things, I like to be able to pick an choose my own stuff – be that food from a buffet, items from a website via RSS feeds, or cultural events. Festivals work well when they’re curated…

Music be the food of Brum

The Birmingham Music Archive is a new project, and especially a web site that is trying to build up a huge collection of anything to do with music in Birmingham and how it has affected us Brummies. It’s entirely open…

Denim and Leather

It had completely escaped my notice that Capsule’s Home of Metal had its own website. It does. Whether you’re strangely attracted to Rob Halford’s bald head which gleams making him look a little like a roll-on deodorant, or it’s the…

Go and look for that dinosaur

Birmingham Museum and Art gallery used to have a huge T-Rex in it, I loved it. It’s not in the Collections Centre in Nechells, but lots of other rarely seen BMAG artefacts are – and this weekend you’re allowed in…

Tanks for all the fish

Charlotte Carey posted on her blog that it was cheaper (with a Railcard, admittedly) to go to the science museum in London than to Brum’s Thinktank and how it was, as someone has even bothered to write on Wikipedia, quite…