A quiet corner of the soon-to-be demolished Birmingham Central Library will be transformed in a series of exhibitions conceived and curated by Claire Farrell of EC Arts called Dead Space? Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2011
Bullring & We Are Birmingham Project
We Are Birmingham Shop and Gallery Space has teamed up with the Bullring to deliver an exciting new art project, which will see four Midlands-based artists work exhibited at the UK’s most visited Shopping centre. You may have seen the Saint Martin’s Square area just outside the Bullring is going under a bit of a transformation, as part of the city’s new Spiceal Street Development. All building works are a bit of an eye-saw and in order to alleviate this the Bullring and We are Birmingham Shop have come up with an inspired art exhibition. Continue reading
Vintage Home Fair
The Vintage Fair is returning to Birmingham’s Custard Factory this April but with a twist. On April 9th the retro-obsessed company will be delivering their first ever Vintage Home Fair, bringing the best hand picked selection of 1940s – 1980s vintage and vintage inspired home ware, furniture, crafts, arts, collectables, crockery and much, much more… Continue reading
Mark Thomas – Extreme Rambling (Walking The Wall)
First the bad news: Mark Thomas‘ show at the Wolverhampton Little Civic on 27th April has sold out; now the good: due to demand an extra date has been added, and Mark will be making a welcome return to the Midlands on 24th August. Continue reading
The Garage presents…Get Bent!
Hot off the sexy high heels of Cum Clubbing, The Garage presents… Get Bent! An eccentric club night inspired by pop culture’s affection for gender-bending. Continue reading
The Sweet Celebration – Shane Waltener and The Royal Shakespeare Company
In celebration of The Royal Shakespeare Company’s 50th Birthday, artist Shane Waltener will be transforming the Swan Theatre’s Swan Room into a giant Birthday Cake!
Ra!Ra!Ra! Flatpack 25.3.11
Ross Cotton hangs out at Flatpack’s Ra!Ra!Ra! event …. I couldn’t think of anything better than lounging the end of the week away on sofas, complete with cushions and homely rugs, as Grandmaster Gareth came armed with an array of Ra records and one intention, to take us all on a journey to the depths of Sun Ra’s homeland, Saturn.
Brian Griffin – The Black Country
Birmingham-born, Black Country-raised photographer Brian Griffin has an exhibition at The New Art Gallery Walsall, opening 8th April and running till 19th June. Continue reading
Guillemots Secret Gigs
Birmingham, 10th April
London, 18th April
Manchester, 20th April
Glasgow, 21st April
After something of a hiatus – it’s now more than three years since Red, their last album (though bandleader Fyfe Dangerfield has released a solo record in the interim) – Guillemots are back with their third. Continue reading
“No matter how bad things get, it’s impossible not to love someone who’s made you toast. Once you’ve bitten through that crusty surface to the soft dough underneath and tasted the warm salty butter – you’re lost forever.” Continue reading