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Happy St Patrick’s Day! Celebrate with some Flatpack filum fun this weekend

The Icebook (HD) from Davy and Kristin McGuire on Vimeo. Happy St Patrick’s Day Digbeth! In between pints of Guinness at the many local Irish pubs and an Irish Curry at The Bay Leaf, why not take in some of … Continue reading

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NewsWaves at Flatpack

Just over a month ago the Flatpack Festival was in full swing in Digbeth. I myself went down to the Eastside Projects to watch The Cinema Exist to Please Women, an open discussion on female film critics. When the talk started we … Continue reading

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My Fierce and Flatpack Festival highlights

The last weekend of March was jam-packed full of some great creative food for thought thanks to to Flatpack and Fierce, here’s a few of my personal highlights: Nothing kick-starts your weekend like a Saturday morning kayak ride along the … Continue reading

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Burningham from EXYZT on Eastside Green

As Fierce Festival fans will know – there’s a new Burningham construction on Eastside Green by Curzon Street Station, created especially for the festival by EXYZT art/architecture collective.  It’s the result of a psychological analysis of Birmingham, which concluded that … Continue reading

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Flatpack and Fierce festivals this week

The Flatpack film and Fierce art festivals kick off this week, with screenings, exhibitions and happenings in venues across Birmingham from this Tuesday 22nd until Sunday 27th March. True to tradition, both festivals are making optimum use of Digbeth venues … Continue reading

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BRMB change their tune

Last Friday I took the BRMB boys Foxy & Giuliano and their producer Barrie out for a tour that would show them Digbeth has far much more to celebrate than a coach station. The tour gave the lads a feast … Continue reading

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Getgood Link: Synth Eastwood at Flatpack Festival « More Canals than Venice

Synth Eastwood at Flatpack Festival « More Canals than Venice – Pixie Sixer spots this nice film of Dublin collective Synth Eastwood’s visit to The Rainbow for what was for me a serious hightlight of the Flatpack Film Festival. The … Continue reading

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Getgood Link: Putting the Flatpack film festival on the map – guardian.co.uk

Putting the Flatpack film festival on the map | Film | guardian.co.uk – A very interesting article about the Flatpack Festival and its role as ‘head cheerleader’ for We Are Eastside, which reflects on both the potential and pitfalls of … Continue reading

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A Saturday East Stride with We Are Eastside

There was a definite chill in the air last Saturday afternoon but that didn’t stop a good crowd braving the great outdoors for We Are Eastside’s East Stride, a tour of some of the area’s key arts venues led by … Continue reading

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A little Flatpack fun

I’m hopefully getting a guest post on Flatpack from one of the film festival’s hard-working volunteers, but I thought I’d offer a little round-up of what were my Flatpack picks. On Friday I went to see those crazy Synth Eastwood … Continue reading

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