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Digbeth Speaks Workshop

When: Until 13th October, Monday-Saturday 11:00-17:00, Sunday 13:00-16:00 Where: Lakeside Gallery, Custard Factory, Digbeth Our friends at Digbeth Speaks have finished collecting material to form a picture of what Digbeth is like today, and their findings are on exhibition at … Continue reading

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Birmingham – a Digital City? (#DigiCity)

Birmingham’s Digital Media Businesses Cluster hosted a Digital City News Day at the BBC yesterday. I was very happy to have been invited, especially as it turned out to be a very interesting, informative and useful event. As a prelude … Continue reading

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Photo School Snaps

Regular readers of Digbeth is Good will remember that I recently wrote about Matt and Pete’s Photo School. Since their first Digbeth north and south walks, Pete has written a summary of their trip around the place, including some fab … Continue reading

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Sky Arts Futures Fund

In the spirit of the season, Sky Arts is offering five young artists £30,000 each to fund their work for a full year as part of the Sky Arts Ignition: Futures Fund – in association with IdeasTap. The fund is … 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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Birmingham Irish Heritage Group, AGM Chairs Report 2009

Along with the usual October Irish Heritage Group meet up this month it was also the AGM, in which Nicky and her wonderful work on this website were specifically mentioned. “We have greatly appreciated the assistance of Nicky Getgood, the … Continue reading

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Getgood Link: The Stirrer – Harleigh Blu at The Spotted Dog

The Stirrer – Harleigh Blu at The Spotted Dog – A praise-filled review of the ‘little songbird has an independent spirit’, who had a gig at The Spotted Dog last Thursday evening: Indeed, the range, strength and originality of the … Continue reading

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Getgood Link: Supersonic this weekend! But what else is on? – More Canals than Venice

Supersonic this weekend! But what else is on? « More Canals than Venice – Absolutely loads, according to PixieSixer.  Ikon Eastside is showing the work of Raqs Media Collective, Eastside Projects is showing the work of Joanne Taham and Tom … Continue reading

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Getgood Link: Binder | The Personal Blog of Karl Binder

Binder | The Personal Blog of Karl Binder – There is a Dog War in Fazeley Studios, some are outraged that the fluffy friends have been barred from the premises, whilst others welcome the decision. Which side are you on?

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Getgood Link: BIRMINGHAM STREETART Part 10 Digbeth

BIRMINGHAM STREETART Part 10 Digbeth – The ‘latest in the operation digbeth art movement, more bigger n better artists have hit the scene in Birmingham n hopefully judging by this video, i hope there is more to come’. The local … Continue reading

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