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  • CASBA Advocacy, St Laurence Pastoral Centre,173 Church Road, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2LX

    Working with CASBA users prior to the ‘Very Civil’ Rights March to develop banner / placards campaigning against cuts to the mental health service.

  • Eastwood Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, UK

    Balsall Heath Biennale hub: Open exhibition at our home in Balsall Heath, Cat Gallery, street parties.

  • Fox Hollies Forum, Greenwood Avenue, Birmingham, UK

  • Blakesley Hall, Blakesley Rd, Birmingham B25 8RN, UK

    Curation of an alternative Apple Day, featuring the Apple Store, Cherry-Minder & Black Butter making. 

  • Longmore Street, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, UK

    Mobile tourist information centre offering information on an area not renowned for it’s tourism industry. Postcard range featured a series of local ‘heritage’ sites and landmarks, such as Zaffs kebab house and Apna Ghar Asian OAP home.

  • The Mill Walk, Birmingham, UK

    LED cycle ride.

  • Birmingham B66 2PF

    Digitising Dave Swingle's archive.

  • Soho House, Soho Avenue, Birmingham, UK

    Handsworth Coin Competition

  • Kings Heath Community Centre, 8 Heathfield Rd,, Birmingham B14 7DB

  • Ladywood Health and Community Centre, St Vincent St W, Birmingham B16 8RP

  • 58 Great Western Cl, Birmingham B18 4QF, UK

  • Druids Heath Library, Idmiston Croft, Birmingham B14 5NJ, UK

    An ice cream van playing the ‘L’Internationnale’ – swap your poems for ice cream and enjoy the communism of the senses. Based on a concept by Robert Grose.
    Lolly is theft! Mind that Comrade!

  • St Anne's Catholic Primary School, Bosworth Drive, Chelmsley Wood, B37 5DP

    Oral history training programme for school pupils & interviewing of playworkers/volunteers from Meriden adventure playground.

  • University Of Birmingham School, 12 Weoley Park Rd, Birmingham B29 6LL, UK

    Research workshop based around totem pole building that assisted Prof Peter Kraftl with his research into plastic childhoods. 
    https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/gees/kraftl-peter.aspx

  • Seven Streets Pocket Park, Clifton Rd, Balsall Heath, Birmingham B12, UK

    Developing project for The Active Well-Being Society that develops the park as a social space. Developing raised beds for growing, engaging local residents & associated programme of activity. 
    Facebook group

  • Balsall Heath City Farm, Malvern Street, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, UK

    Phase 2 of the Seven Street's Pocket Park commission in partnership with The Active Well-Being Society. This includes a Balsall Heath take on a Fairy Doors trail as public artwork (with entries from schools in close proximity to the park: Nelson Mandela, Clifton & Ark Tindal primary schools.

  • Braithwaite Road, Birmingham, UK

    Digital trail featuring former playworker Geoff Gaisford. Installation of sign commemorating playground.

  • Cannon Hill Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham B12 9NW, UK

    Balsall Heath has an unlikely history of Surrealism, with English surrealist Conroy Maddox living in the area during the late 1940s and early 1950s. The ‘Decorate Your House Competition: Surreal Theme’ was open to anyone in Balsall Heath and judged by Dr Stephen Forcer, a specialist in Surrealism from Birmingham University. The winning entries formed a surreal house trail across the local area as part of the biennale.

  • 568-570 Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, UK

    Talks programme across Balsall Heath in unusual locations. For example, in the wedding suite above the Hillac Somalian restaurant and at Balsall Heath Church Centre.

  • Handsworth Park, Holly Rd, Handsworth, Birmingham B20 2BY, UK

    Information: Playwright Liz Mytton was commissioned to write three new 'urban mummers plays' which were performed by a troupe of actors at Simmerdown Festival. 

  • Kings Heath Library, High Street, King's Heath, Birmingham, UK

    Pre-Wassail workshop at local library where people made props to enable them to take part in the Wassail performance.. The library formed the start of a parade that went through Highbury Park to the community orchard.

‘Very Civil’ Rights March – CASBA workshops

‘Very Civil’ Rights March – CASBA workshops

58 Eastwood Road / Cat Gallery / Open House

58 Eastwood Road / Cat Gallery / Open House

Acocks Green – Commonwealth Games Feasibility Study

Acocks Green – Commonwealth Games Feasibility Study

Apple Day – Blakesley Hall

Apple Day – Blakesley Hall

Balsall Heath Tourist Information Centre

Balsall Heath Tourist Information Centre

Cycle Ride

Cycle Ride

Handsworth Adventure Playground

Handsworth Adventure Playground

Handsworth Coin Competition

Handsworth Coin Competition

Incredible Surplus – Kings Heath

Incredible Surplus – Ladywood

Incredible Surplus – Ladywood

Incredible Surplus – Winson Green

Incredible Surplus – Winson Green

L’Internationnale Ice Cream Van

L’Internationnale Ice Cream Van
An ice cream van playing the ‘L’Internationnale’ – swap your poems for ice cream and enjoy the communism of the senses. Based on a concept by Robert Grose.
Lolly is theft! Mind that Comrade!

Oral Histories – Let Us Play

Oral Histories – Let Us Play

Plastic Childhoods

Plastic Childhoods

Pocket Park (Phase 1)

Pocket Park (Phase 1)

Pocket Park (Phase 2)

Pocket Park (Phase 2)

Sparkbrook Adventure Playground 1961-62

Sparkbrook Adventure Playground 1961-62

Surreal House Competition

Surreal House Competition

Talks Programme: Balsall Heath Biennale

Talks Programme: Balsall Heath Biennale

Urban Mummers Plays

Urban Mummers Plays

Wassail: Waking the Winter (workshops)

Wassail: Waking the Winter (workshops)