Tag Archives: Birmingham Friends of the Earth

Unlocking The Warehouse

Birmingham Friends of the Earth have launched a Community Share Offer to to carry out a large scale refurbishment of their building in Digbeth – The Warehouse. Ben Mabbett, a volunteer and trustee of BFOE, and friend of Digbeth Residents … Continue reading

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#SpielbergInBrum

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the last couple of months, you will know by now that the great Steven Spielberg has been filming in Digbeth. I know – move over Hollywood! I was made aware of … Continue reading

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Digbeth Bees

When: Saturday 10 September, 14:00 onwards Where: Digbeth Community Garden, Shaw’s Passage, Digbeth, B5 5PG Our bees are endangered, especially in today’s cities. Birmingham FOE recently ran a crowdfunding campaign to install a beehive in the Digbeth Community Garden. In … Continue reading

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Waste Isn’t Rubbish – Public Consultation

Everyone in Birmingham has until 31 July to give their views on Birmingham City Council’s (BCC) future strategy for the city’s waste. As supporters of Birmingham Friends of the Earth’s Waste Isn’t Rubbish campaign, Digbeth is Good is sharing BFOE’s … Continue reading

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Digbeth Bees Please!

When: Friday 8 July, 19:00 onwards Where: The Anchor Inn, 308 Bradford Street, Digbeth, B5 6ET The Birmingham Friends of the Earth annual Organic BBQ is almost upon us, so if you like fantastic summer evenings with great food and … Continue reading

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Brum Radio

Brum Radio is Birmingham’s newest radio station, broadcasting a mix of music, arts and conversation online 24/7. Based at the Warehouse (Birmingham Friends of the Earth) in Digbeth, the station launches fully this month – see here for more information … Continue reading

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Winter Pub Quiz

When: Sunday 31st of January, 19:00 Where: The Anchor, 308 Bradford Street, Digbeth, B5 6ET Entry: £2 per person Birmingham Friends of the Earth invite you to their Winter Pub Quiz fundraiser at The Anchor in Digbeth. Teams of up … Continue reading

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Waste isn’t Rubbish

Birmingham Friends of the Earth is campaigning to make better use of the resources in Birmingham’s waste. Our city regularly comes bottom of the league for recycling in the Midlands. We only recycle around 30% of our household waste, compared … Continue reading

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Sunflowers and Poppies‏

Birmingham Friends of the Earth volunteers sometimes engage in a spot of guerilla gardening, fighting the endless battle with concrete by planting seeds in neglected places. One of these such places is the central reservation on Digbeth High Street. Although … Continue reading

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Anchor Organic Ale Fest

When: Thursday 9th – Tuesday 14th July Where: The Anchor Inn, 321 Bradford Street, Digbeth, B5 6ET Starting from today, The Anchor present their annual Organic Beer Festival! Featuring more than a dozen organic real ales, alongside organic ciders, wines … Continue reading

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