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

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.

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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