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Alfie Birds, Birmingham

I think I may have shed a tear when The Medicine Bar closed. Back in the days when I was skinny and I had a full head of hair, I used to hop on the bus to Digbeth and in to the red brick walls of The Custard Factory. 512 more words

Birmingham

Birmingham's combination of old and new make it a must-visit city



Birmingham‘s new civic library, a towering gleaming box clad in a filigree of black and gold metalwork, which rises ten floors above Centenary Square, is testimony to the transformation underway in England’s second city. 379 more words

Travel

Supersonic Festival - 29/10/11


Now celebrating its eighth birthday, Birmingham’s very own,alternative music festival, Supersonic, returned to the back streets of Digbeth last weekend. Born literally out of the rubble of a fallen ceiling after an intense but electrifying gig by D’n’B hardcore curators Capsule back in 2003, the festival has quickly grown into the key date in the rock calendar. 54 more words

Arts

Hiatus, Finished

It appears as though I’ve neglected updating this for a very, very long time. After having relocated permanently to the Midlands, started a new job and begun to settle properly (finally) into married life, I had somewhat run out of time. 151 more words