You can also see another exhibition of his work at the Lighthouse in Wolverhampton.
We’ve been very busy at AREA CULTURE GUIDE central making sure you know all about the amazing things happening around the West Midlands and so here is our MAY edition. Get yours from the usual distribution points.
With the launch of mac this weekend we had a sneak preview of the building last week and we absolutely LOVE it!
Gorgeous artwork, great open spaces and an amazing opening weekend line-up ensures a fab time will be had by all visitors.
We had a chat with the woman who has been at the helm for some time now – Dorothy Wilson – here is what she had to say:
We love the idea of this typographical exploration of 26 letters (and a few sneaky characters) by 35
different illustrators, designers and artists, all displayed as one alphabet.
Stylistically the show is really diverse, ranging from folk such as Jon Burgerman, I Love Dust, Sam Pierpoint, Lewes Harriot, Dan Westwood, members of The Outcrowd, amongst others will be participating and working across a range of media. Continue reading
We are very excited to announce the launch of our Special Edition Culture Guide for Visit Birmingham. We love our home city and have had lots of fun putting this edition together that showcases some of favourite places and people.
The Traps, Greg Bird & Flamingo Flame, Goodnight Lenin, Tom Peel, James Rea
They will all to do one acoustic song each and will be selling compilation cds on the day with the profits being spli 50:50 between Speech Fewapy and Swordfish.
Go on down and support your local musicians and store!
Today sees the launch of a Beer Festival at one of our favourite watering holes. The Victoria will be hosting 15 cask ales to compliment their lovely homecooked food from today 8th April until Saturday 10th April.
Last year’s event went down a storm so the venue have re-introduced it again for, what we hope, will be a regular occurence.
And while you are busy sampling the ales on offer why not check out these great events too at the venue:
Artistic Director Rachel Sambrooks is bringing Blossom Theatre Company’s unique blend of new writing and site-specific theatre to The Public art gallery in West Bromwich.
Blossom Theatre Company is holding a competition to write 15 minute scripts, inspired by The Public’s permanent exhibition of interactive artworks. Each writer will receive a £50 payment to encourage them in their professional aspiration. They are looking for imaginative uses of the artworks, bringing to life in innovative ways. Four winning entries will be performed live at The Public Gallery on May 2nd, by professional actors.
It’s a unique opportunity to see work by the public performed at The Public in a landscape of the imagination. Visit the exhibition and choose one of the interactive artworks for inspiration or simply come along on May 2nd to the performance which proves to be a truly exciting experience. See the works and opening times at www.thepublic.com
The closing date is April 17th 2010.