Features in: July, 2013

Birmingham students lead the way in international unemployment project

Birmingham students lead the way in international unemployment project

A group of students from Birmingham’s top digital, creative and performing arts academy is leading the way in an international project designed to explore youth enterprise and unemployment. Working alongside various organisations and businesses in Bulgaria, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Turkey and the United Kingdom, Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) is the only school or academy […]

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The Dixie Strollers swing into Cadbury World this July

The Dixie Strollers swing into Cadbury World this July

On Saturday 13 July, jazz band The Dixie Strollers will be coming to Cadbury World as part of this year’s Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival. The London-based seven piece band will be performing three shows throughout the afternoon in the Bournville-based attraction’s marquee, and will be joined by Cadbury World’s family entertainers to keep […]

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West Midlands Fire Service to the rescue for Cure Leukaemia

West Midlands Fire Service to the rescue for Cure Leukaemia

Fire fighters from Highgate, Kings Norton, Ladywood and Northfield fire stations are taking on a job like no other as they prepare to tackle the BUPA Great Birmingham Run as part of Team Cure Leukaemia. The 22-strong team of Fire fighters will take on the run in full uniform and they hope to raise £10,000 […]

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Soweto and Jonzi D nurture local Brum talent with Open Art Surgery

Soweto and Jonzi D nurture local Brum talent with Open Art Surgery

Birmingham’s award winning jazz musician Soweto Kinch and much loved Hip Hop theatre pioneer Jonzi D will be taking up residency at Birmingham Hippodrome for a week of intensive masterclasses developing upcoming talent. The week long course will see Soweto and Jonzi D working with local dancers, DJs, beatboxers, emcees, musicians and graffiti artists. culminating […]

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Vampire Weekend announces first stop at NIA

Vampire Weekend announces first stop at NIA

Vampire Weekend announce a five date UK arena tour, with their first stop at Birmingham’s NIA. The tour follows the global success of Vampire Weekend’s acclaimed third album Modern Vampires Of The City, which debuted at number one in the US album charts (the band’s second consecutive US number one album) Tickets go on sale […]

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