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D is for Digbeth

Last month, Pamela Pinski, Editor of Digbeth is Good and Secretary of Digbeth Residents Association, was interviewed by Jo and Sparky of Free Radio as part of their A-Z of Birmingham. D is for Digbeth, of course, so Jo, Sparky … Continue reading

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Boxxed Workspace

Boxxed has been unused for many years (Project Pigeon was housed in its car park for a time), but it has been given a new lease of life: restored to be used as a work, event and meeting space. The … Continue reading

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The Fancy at Project Pigeon

When: Saturday 27th April from 12:00 Where: Project Pigeon, 9-12 Floodgate Street, Digbeth, B5 5ST Project Pigeon presents The Fancy, possibly the first ever play set at a pigeon loft, written by Mandy Ross and directed by Kim Charnock from … Continue reading

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Project Pigeon Theatre

Over the past year, Project Pigeon has been working on The Birmingham Pigeon Archive, an archive about the history and culture of pigeon fancying in Birmingham. Collaborator Mandy Ross has written three radio plays based on material collected for the … Continue reading

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Project Pigeon’s New Home

Digbeth’s very own Project Pigeon recently moved to a new site on Floodgate Street, and the pigeons are now fully settled in. There was lots to do on the site, such as cutting down all the weeds, taking down and … Continue reading

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Project Pigeon’s new home

Supporters of DRA, Project Pigeon, have been facing a difficult few months, with some uncertainty as to their location. Thankfully a new location has been found, and the even better news is that they’re staying with us in Digbeth! Project … Continue reading

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Project Pigeon on the News!

Further to my announcement some time ago about Digbeth’s Project Pigeon receiving lottery funding recently, they’ve only gone an got themselves on the news! Read more about the story and watch Alex’s TV appearance on the BBC website. Well done … 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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Project Pigeon off to a Flying Start!

It’s been a busy few months for Project Pigeon: after supporting the Digbeth Fun Day in August, Project Pigeon has recently been awarded a £43,500 grant in order to create the Birmingham Pigeon Archive. Birmingham still boasts more pigeon fanciers … Continue reading

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Boxxed has closed

Some sad news from Boxxed’s Facebook page – the venue has closed. I’m unsure of the implications this might have for Project Pigeon, whose loft is in the back yard of the building [UPDATE: SEE COMMENT]. It’s with a great … Continue reading

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