Tag: Culture

Cultivating Culture

By on 07/02/2014 in News with 0 Comments

This week sees the start of a month-long local arts programme across the city. Cultivating Culture - Local Arts in Birmingham - runs from 7 February to 18 March and will take in more than 50 arts opportunities across the city. Aiming to raise the profile of the huge range of opportunities on offer across Birmingham, the month long […]

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Unveiled – 'The Botanical Bull’

By on 30/05/2013 in News with 0 Comments

BBC Gardeners' World Live, featuring RHS Flower Show Birmingham, and Birmingham City Council have unveiled their design and creation “The Botanical Bull” at Bullring, Birmingham. June will see the 21st BBC Gardeners' World Live featuring RHS Flower Show Birmingham and to celebrate, the organisers teamed up with recent Chelsea Gold Medal Award Winner, Birmingham City […]

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Birmingham strikes Gold at Chelsea

By on 21/05/2013 in Culture, Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council's 'Enlightenment' display, which celebrates the forthcoming opening of the Library of Birmingham in September, has scooped a Gold award at the prestigious Chelsea Flower show. At the heart of the floral display stands the golden rooftop rotunda of the stunning new library around which are four themed gardens.  The gardens tell the […]

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Lord Mayor’s Show 2013

By on 20/05/2013 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

This year's Lord Mayor's Show promises free bank holiday fun for all the family on Monday 27 May. The annual show takes place from 11am to 5pm in Chamberlain and Victoria Squares and the Council House.  As well as raising money for the Lord Mayor's charities, it is usually an opportunity for Birmingham citizens to […]

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Birmingham Pride 2013 – celebrating ‘Equal Love’

By on 16/05/2013 in Cllr Cotton, Culture, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham celebrates 'Equal Love' this bank holiday weekend, as one of the UK's biggest Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT) festivals takes over the Gay Village around Hurst Street for a two day party. The fun starts as the spectacular Pride Carnival Parade is waved off by Lord Mayor Cllr John Lines from Victoria Square at […]

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Lord Mayor’s Show 2013

By on 13/05/2013 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Plans for this year's Lord Mayor's Show are underway, promising free bank holiday fun for all the family on Monday 27 May. The annual show takes place from 11am to 5pm in Chamberlain and Victoria Squares and the Council House.  As well as raising money for the Lord Mayor's charities, it is also an opportunity […]

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Vibrant Vaisakhi!

By on 22/04/2013 in Cllr Cotton, News with 0 Comments

The largest Vaisakhi celebrations in Europe return to Handsworth Park on Sunday 28 April from 12 noon to 6.30pm. The celebrations, which mark the Sikh nation's collective birthday, start at 11am as two huge processions set off from Gurdwaras (Sikh temples) in the Jewellery Quarter and Sandwell.  At the head of each procession will be […]

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Round-up of Arts and Culture Summit Day 2

By on 22/10/2012 in News with 0 Comments

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Round-up of Arts and Culture Summit Day 1

By on 22/10/2012 in News with 0 Comments

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Video archive: Leisure, Sport & Culture scrutiny March 6

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