Save our Libraries, Save Ourselves

On 11th May we walked with Birmingham Loves Libraries and local library lovers a distance of some 5 miles between Druids Heath and Selly Oak Libraries and talked to people about why Libraries were important to them. Many of Birmigham’s Public Libraries were built as part of a campaign to provide public libraries within walking […]

Events Reports

Lord Mayor visits Market Exhibition

This week Lord Mayor popped in to see Wholesale Memory Exhibition at the Library of Birmingham – open to 7th April 2018. Friction Arts present the Wholesale Memory Exhibition an exhibition that celebrates the ‘Wholesale Market’ a historical birthplace of the city.

Project Brum

An AMAZING start to an AMAZING summer !!

What a great Kick off for the summer with project Brum ! With an influx of knowledge from multiple speakers, I have not only thrived in the acquaintance of vital skills for my career, but I  have also established some very strong friendships. The senior leadership team has been very effective in galvansing me for […]

Events Playing Out Project Brum

Reasons to stop idling

Our car breakdown cover provided us with a nice new car for a few days which had an ‘automatic start-stop‘ after our old car died (thank you LV=).  It’s a nifty bit of technology which helps reduce car emissions, but you don’t have to buy a new car to stop idling; The first UK Clean […]

Events Playing Out Reports

Playing out – Call to Arms

Kings Heath Centre for Space Exploration is once again coordinating efforts to organise a series of Playing out events for National Playday on 6th August 2014.  In 2014 we are looking to double the number of streets closed to traffic, open to play, from 3 last year, to more than 6 this year.  Happening, as it does, two […]

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‘Cage’ Park Reconstruction

Jamie reports on the unnamed park on Albert road, known by some as cage park: ‘The park has recently begun being rebuilt, with trim trail equipment and a new gravel path. I went past there recently to see what it looked like, and how the construction was going. It seems to be almost complete, with just […]