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Levi Roots at the Custard Factory in Birmingham, kicking off Global Entrepreneurship Week on behalf of Entrepreneurial Spark

Levi Roots visits Custard Factory for Entrepreneurial Spark powered by NatWest event

Mr Roots teamed up with Entrepreneurial Spark powered by NatWest to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week

Writing West Midlands chief executive Jonathan Davidson

Birmingham Literature Festival 2014: Chief executive Jonathan Davidson picks 13 events

The 2014 Birmingham Literature Festival will be the best yet, says chief executive Jonathan Davidson

The City of Colours festival will make a second outing next year and expand from one day to two

City of Colours street art festival set to double next year

Organiser Becci Wright to host street art festival over two days due to visitor demand for expansion of the event in Digbeth

City of Colours Wall by N4T4, Philth, Mila K and AsOne

Pictures: Digbeth prepares for City of Colours

Latest additions to festival as organisers await the first large-scale street art festival to be held in Birmingham

A coding lesson

Jerry Blackett: Why Birmingham will be saying 'hello, world' as digital sector booms

Coding is now commonplace in classrooms, and Birmingham is cashing in on this programming revolution.

Peaky Blinders creator to offer tips to budding Birmingham TV drama producers

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Creative Skillset and the BBC Academy are running the ‘Get Your Next Job in TV Drama’ day of panels, networking and training sessions

Artworks by Imbue

Artist Imbue - The Banksy of Brighton - to exhibit works at Custard Factory

Imbue creates street art and stickers, stencils and posters, which often appear overnight

City of Colours Wall by N4T4, Philth, Mila K and AsOne

Birmingham to become City of Colours

Digbeth to welcome more than 140 artists as it plays host to city's first large-scale festival of street art next weekend

The Filthy Luker paintbrush on the top of the Selfridges building

City of Colours Festival: Our five favourite art installations in Birmingham

From ice sculptures in Chamberlain Square to large-format displays of modern-day faith on Birmingham Cathedral, we’ve rounded up our favourite pieces of public art on display in Birmingham in recent years

The Filthy Luker paintbrush on the top of the Selfridges building

Giant paintbrush added to Birmingham skyline ahead of City of Colours Festival

The artwork forms part of the 2014 City Of Colours Festival taking place in the city on September 6

The Custard Factory

Creative Industry Finance scheme to support region's creative businesses

Official statistics show the creative industries are worth £71.4 billion per year to the UK economy

Urban Village

Urban Village retro fashion store in Digbeth to close down

It will close on August 30, with a closing down sale starting on Saturday, August 16

Peter Knott, Midland Area Director, Arts Council England

Arts groups' futures are secured after grant awards

The Arts Council England has announced that £57.3 million will be spent across 24 organisations, representing a small rise.

July 4 will be independents day in artistic hub

The spirit of Independence Day will be alive and well on Friday night in Digbeth.

Citizen Khan creator Adil Ray speaks at Birmingham Day at Westminster

Birmingham Day showcases progress in city's creative quarter

Senior BBC executive pledges corporation's commitment to investing in Birmingham

Lucan Gray

Custard Factory owner Lucan Gray on the future for Digbeth and Birmingham

Digbeth is home to the largest cluster of creative and digital businesses outside London, with 400 businesses employing 2,000 people in the creative and digital sectors

Citizen Khan

Citizen Khan on hand as Birmingham Day returns

The latest “Birmingham Day” event, on June 25, will showcase the region’s creative sector

Lee Jones, current chairman of the Midlands and Anglia Chapter of the British Council for Offices

BCO Conference generates wave of interest in city says chapter chief

Lee Jones hails positive reaction from delegates visiting the city during recent property event

Custard Factory

Theatre and cinema to open at Custard Factory

Birmingham creative district to welcome new 101-seat theatre and adjoining bar

Custard Factory

10 great things to do around Digbeth and the Custard Factory

Hot on the heels of the opening of Alfie Bird's we take a look at some of the things to do in Digbeth


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