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Positively Birmingham

After a break of 12 years, and 21 years since it was first published, the contemporary photographic ode to our city, Positively Birmingham, returns for a fifth edition. Positively Birmingham is a hardback book by Jonathan Berg, celebrating Birmingham as … Continue reading

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Inside Curzon Street Station

We recently sent Digbeth’s official photographer (in our eyes at least), Lisa Zdravkovic into the depths of Curzon Street Station as it was opened for the Hidden Spaces exhibition. Below is a taster of what she found: To see more … 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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Inside Curzon Street Station

The Birmingham Post recently run a series called Hidden Spaces, looking at buildings and structures around the city that are no longer in use but have a colourful past. Naturally, the editors could not overlook Digbeth’s Curzon Street Station, the … Continue reading

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The Woodman

The Woodman has had several periods of closure and a number of question marks over its future, but this pub is a true survivor. A Grade II listed building designed by renowned architects James and Lister Lea, we’re proud that … Continue reading

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HS2 Community Forums – Update

Please see below for an update from HS2 Community Forums Dear Forum Member, Please find attached the draft meeting notes and actions arising from the Washwood Heath to Curzon Street Community Forum held on the 24th September 2013. Yours sincerely, … Continue reading

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Digbeth on The Culture Show

Digbeth had a brush with fame this week, after appearing in BBC2’s The Culture Show. However, it’s not all good news. Apparently, our beloved Birmingham was recently voted the most boring city in all of Europe. I have one question: … Continue reading

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Creative City and Curzon Square – ‘Birmingham’s New Museum Quarter’

So today Birmingham City Council launched the Birmingham Creative City initiative, which aims to increase investment in creative industries and boost the local economy by: Creating a fund to build on existing public sector funding of the arts through loans, … Continue reading

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Breaking News: new art gallery complex at Curzon Street Station

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Reclaim The Spaces May picnic: Curzon Street Station

The first Reclaim The Spaces guerilla picnic was held on Sunday 15th May in the grounds of the old entrance building of Curzon Street Station, of which Wikipedia tells me: Curzon Street railway station (formerly Birmingham station) was a railway … Continue reading

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