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Make Quizzes Great Again

We had a US election party last night. As part of this, we had a quiz that asked contestants to name the person responsible for various quotations. The quotations and their authors are below. The winning team was called ‘Make Quizzes Great Again’. There...

Small is Powerful in the Jewellery Quarter

“It is impossible,” Adam Lent argues Small is Powerful, “to imagine the strait-laced, deferential generation of the 1940s and 1950s taking to YouTube to share their latest self-penned song, their deepest thoughts on their mental illness or their customisation of any...

Jon Bounds speech at our mural launch

Many thanks to Jon Bounds, local historian and one of those behind the Paradise Circus blog, for speaking at the launch of our new mural. Jon selected the historical moments depicted in the mural, which he thinks helped to form the contemporary Brummie mind. Below is...

Kebablyon to spin into 1000 Trades

Kebabylon, one of the hottest new street food traders in the region, are taking over for two weeks at 1000 Trades from 5th to the 18th September. The new concept, brainchild of street food chef Simon Masding, follows on from the acclaimed Salt and Earth takeover in...