Tag Archives: Birmingham City University.

The Curzon Symposium

Back in December 2016, the great and the good met at BCU to discuss the Curzon Masterplan – essentially how Birmingham City Council hope to maximise the benefits of HS2 and prepare Digbeth for the high speed terminus. The Curzon … Continue reading

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Birmingham Art Map – autumn 2014

The newest Birmingham Art Map was released last week, and as you could probably guess, Digbeth’s finest creative spaces are represented on this geographical box of artistic goodies. Please click the links below to learn more about what events are … Continue reading

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Hidden Spaces Exhibition

When: Saturday 21st June until Sunday 29th June, 10:00-15:00 Where: Curzon Street Station, New Canal Street, Digbeth, B5 5LG Associated Architects are opening the doors of Digbeth’s Grade I listed Curzon Street Station this week, to host a photography exhibition … Continue reading

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Coming soon: The Curzon Building

Birmingham City University have announced that their newest facility, neighbouring Eastside City Park and the Parkside campus, will be called The Curzon Building. The £63m Curzon Building is currently being constructed and is due to open in summer 2015. It … Continue reading

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Flatpack Festival – save the date

When: 21st-31st March 2013 Where: venues across Birmingham Full programme to be announced in February Flatpack Festival returns to Digbeth in 2013, spreading across two weekends for the very first time. Festival-goers can expect live scores, late night parties and … Continue reading

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Development is good, but what about Digbeth?

The next few years will see a lot of upheaval in Birmingham City Centre. Birmingham New Street is currently undergoing a major facelift, Moor Street Queensway is being changed back to two-way traffic, and work on the extension to the … Continue reading

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Billboards? 48Sheet them!

While using billboards as public art has been done before, in early April, 48Sheet (named after the number of sheets it takes to cover a standard billboard) will transform up to 100 of them in Birmingham and beyond. While much … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Digbeth

It’s March, and everyone here at DiG has a spring in their step. Why? I hear you ask! Well, Digbeth is Good has been recognised as a premier hyperlocal blog by none other than Birmingham City University! In a news … Continue reading

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Birmingham’s Culture Strategy – “Digbeth is key to the city’s future success”

Birmingham has hosted more world, international and European sports events than any other European city, and was still voted as the most boring city in Europe. Perhaps as a reaction to this news, Birmingham City Council has recently announced a … Continue reading

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An A-Z of creativity in Digbeth by BCU students

I’ve been sent this image by Dave Harte, who tells me it’s a result of Birmingham City University’s task on their ‘Creativity in the Media’ module (which is taught by Dr Paul Long and Oliver Carter). The task asked students to go to Digbeth … Continue reading

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