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Birmingham: Culture, creativity and all that jazz

By on 16/07/2010 in Blog, Culture with 0 Comments

Chairman of the Birmingham Cultural Partnership Cllr Martin Mullaney remains defiant as he reflects on the UK City of Culture decision. The morning after the night before can often be a sobering experience in more ways than one. I had hoped to be blogging about Birmingham's triumph in the UK City of Culture contest this […]

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Disappointed but Birmingham is a city of culture

By on 15/07/2010 in Culture, News with 7 Comments

Birmingham's UK City of Culture team has vowed the city will continue to be a capital of culture despite missing out on the 2013 crown. And Chairman of the Birmingham Cultural Partnership Cllr Martin Mullaney today insisted the benefits of the bidding for the inaugural UK City of Culture title far outweighed the disappointment of […]

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ArtsFest 2010 dates confirmed

By on 15/07/2010 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Dates for the UK's biggest free arts festival have been confirmed - ArtsFest in Birmingham will fill the city centre with hundreds of events and exhibitions over the weekend of 10-12 September. Now in its 13th year, this unique festival attracted well over a quarter of a million people last year to see hundreds of […]

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Birmingham's International Jazz and Blues Festival

By on 13/07/2010 in Culture with 0 Comments

With Birmingham eagerly anticipating the UK City of Culture verdict on Thursday night, Colmore Business District (CBD) is set to bring music to the streets as The International Jazz and Blues Festival arrives in the heart of the city's Business District this summer. From Monday 19th to Friday 23rd July, CBD will be welcoming some […]

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Your latest Birmingham photographs

By on 13/07/2010 in Galleries with 0 Comments

Following our appeal for photographs of your favourite Birmingham buildings, you’ve uploaded some fantastic pics to flickr. Click on the following link to add to the collection. http://www.flickr.com/groups/birminghamarchitecture/ Thanks victorburnside http://www.flickr.com/photos/16733259@N05/   Thanks Keshvala http://www.flickr.com/photos/keshvala/   Keep them coming: http://www.flickr.com/groups/birminghamarchitecture/

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Thank you Team Birmingham

By on 07/07/2010 in Blog, Culture with 0 Comments

Chairman of the Birmingham Cultural Partnership Cllr Martin Mullaney looks ahead to next week's UK City of Culture decision and says thank you for all the support. Next Thursday (July 15) is D-Day for the inaugural UK City of Culture title as the DCMS (Department for Culture Media and Sport) announces who will hold the […]

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Steve McCurry visits his Birmingham exhibition

By on 05/07/2010 in Culture, Video News with 1 Comment

World famous photo-journalist Steve McCurry talks about his sensational exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery’s Waterhall until October 17. http://www.bmag.org.uk/events?id=605&start=6

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Sign-up for Gallery 37 arts project

By on 02/07/2010 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Creative youngsters from across Birmingham have just over a week to apply for places at an award winning City Council backed arts training programme. The 2010 Gallery 37 project will see 40 young people (Apprentice Artists), aged 16-24, working alongside professional artists in collaboration with leading cultural organisations including the newly refurbished mac, sampad and […]

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Steve McCurry Retrospective not to be missed

By on 29/06/2010 in Blog, Culture with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council Cabinet Member for Leisure, Sport and Culture Cllr Martin Mullaney takes a look at a not-to-be-missed photography exhibition. As chairman of the Birmingham Cultural Partnership you'd expect me to enthuse about events and exhibitions at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. That's never any real hardship as I think BMAG consistently delivers for […]

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Your latest Birmingham photographs

By on 27/06/2010 in Galleries, News with 0 Comments

Following our appeal for photographs of your favourite Birmingham buildings, you’ve uploaded some fantastic pics to flickr. Click on the following link to add to the collection. http://www.flickr.com/groups/birminghamarchitecture/ Thanks ell brown: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ell-r-brown/ Thanks Keshvala: http://www.flickr.com/photos/keshvala/   Keep them coming: http://www.flickr.com/groups/birminghamarchitecture/

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