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Architecture festival returns to Birmingham

Four-day event will showcase the finest architecture from across the city.

Professor Alice Roberts launches the British Science Festival 2014, in Birmingham.

University of Birmingham professor launches city science festival

Alice Roberts joins 'Nao' the robot to showcase upcoming festival at Library of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Universities give £4.5bn boost to local economy

West Midland universities boost the economy by more than £4.5 billion a year, according to new figures.

Library director Brian Gambles in the Shakespeare Memorial Room

Library of Birmingham: Thousands of books can't be reached by librarians

Staff unable to access reference books on high shelves in the archives due to health and safety concerns

Birmingham consultancy IE Design scoops three major European awards

IE beat international competition from the likes of Lloyds Bank and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau

Barber Institute

Review: Godfather, Father and Son, The English Concert at the Barber Institute

Christopher Morley reviews Godfather, Father and Son, The English Concert at the Barber Institute

Chinese business leaders in Birmingham in bid to boost relations

The party will also meet officials from Birmingham University to discuss the university’s collaboration with a range of organisations in Guangzhou, the third largest city in China. And they will have lunch with Prof David Eastwood, the university’s Vice Chancellor

Colin Baines conducts the Birmingham Choral Union in the Mozart Requiem in the Elgar Concert Hall at the University of Birmingham's Bramall Music Building.

More Mozart magic is coming to Birmingham

A busy classical music week ahead is dominated by the great composer, writes Christopher Morley

Bill Drummond as The Man Who Blows His Horn on top of the Rotunda in Birmingham.

Bill Drummond in Birmingham: Don't leave out the sex and violence

Artist and musician Bill Drummond is giving a series of talks as part of his three-month residency in Birmingham. Here he delves into his past for inspiration

Arts group awarded £226,300 for history project inspired by Birmingham bus route

Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £226,300 will enable the South Asian arts organisation Sampad to undertake an 18-month project researching the history of the communities that live along the Road between Sparkbrook and Hall Green

Elgar Concert Hall

Review: Three University Choirs at Elgar Concert Hall in University of Birmingham

Maggie Cotton reviews the Three University Choirs at the Elgar Concert Hall in the University of Birmingham.

Richard Santy

New partner to develop Mills & Reeve's employment offering

Richard Santy, who was the former head of employment at Shoosmiths in Birmingham, joins the firm as a partner.

Birmingham Town Hall

Review: Birmingham University Chorus and Philharmonic Orchestra at Birmingham Town Hall

Christopher Morley reviews Birmingham University Chorus and Philharmonic Orchestra at Birmingham Town Hall.

Some Cities website launch - picture by Stephen Lloyd

Photography project Some Cities launches website with 40,000 Birmingham pictures

Photographs featured on include portraits, skylines, wildlife, industry, religious ceremonies, architecture, transport, nights out and street scenes around Birmingham

Sarah Bernhardt dueling with Pierre Magnier as Laertes. She is filmed for Phono-Cinema-Théâtre in 1900

Festival to explore life and death

The University of Birmingham's second Arts & Science Festival is set to begin next week. And the parallel Flatpack Film Festival will showcase some long-lost films. Graham Young reports

Professor Lisa Downing

Sex professor's lecture on auto-eroticism at Birmingham Arts and Science Festival

Professor Lisa Downing will be giving a 45-minute presentation called Dying for Sex at the University of Birmingham.

University of Birmingham’s historic Edgbaston campus

University of Birmingham relents over living wage

Officials announced the University of Birmingham will pay the ‘living wage’ from August 1 this year.

MTC, at Ansty Business Park, Coventry

Works starts on £60m Rolls-Royce centre

Centre is being funded through a £40 million investment by Rolls-Royce, matched by a £20 million government grant

Stuart Hall

Trevor Fisher's tribute to Stuart Hall: An outsider who changed the nature of debate

Author and lecturer Trevor Fisher says former University of Birmingham academic Stuart Hall was a cool and charismatic commentator on society


Glimpses of the future

Computing is as vital to the work of a Physicist as the equipment used in laboratories.


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