The existence of a democratic public realm in the form of a network of streets is one of the great assets of an urban civilisation"
If 'rebalancing' the economy towards making and exporting things is to mean anything more than hollow rhetoric then we should be looking at investing further in UKTI and not making cuts to it."
It would also wipe away the ongoing and crippling sense of failure hanging over from those failed bids a few decades ago"
Under Thomas Hull, Stravinsky’s rhythmic death-trap of a Symphony in C was edgy and brisk, and showcased a terrifically characterful woodwind section."
L’Arte del Mondo are a spirited bunch who play standing up and make a beefy, buoyant sound despite their sparing use of vibrato."
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The Birmingham Comedy Festival runs for 10 days from October 3 and features 150 acts in 80 performances across the city.