City of Colours

If you live in the midlands you're hopefully one of the thousands that descended on Digbeth's City of Colour and all it's glorious street art, street food, music, skateboarding, bmxing and culture. I was lucky enough to go on an instameet which was done in conjunction between City of Colours and Igers Birmingham gathering instagramers in the area together to capture the event in all its glory while experiencing it. For those who didn't get a chance to go on Saturday one bearded wonder documented a lot of the event in an amazing video that captured the crazy explosion of colour, people and creativity. If that's not enough for you I encourage you to check out the igersbirmingham and city of colours hashtags on instagram for some of the pictures of the day both by those who attended and by ...

Instameet Brum

Since my first instameet during Flatpack a few weeks ago I realised I would probably be going to these every chance I got. I had the bug. Instameet: gatherings of people coming together to connect, explore, and celebrate their creativity. They happen all over the world ranging in size but it's a great way to explore, meet people and learn new tricks. Instagram even have a page dedicated to it. When I saw that Visit Birmingham were doing one during International Dance Festival Birmingham I very quickly decided I need to go if I could. This was 2 days before the meet and I was lucky enough to get a place on it. This would be my second time going to one so I'm still quite fresh to it. This one by Visit Birmingham was done in partnership with the ...

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If ever there was a cure for a hangover it would be a bed, some good food and some films. My Friday at Flatpack contained two out of the three and I fully recommend you try it if you're as lucky as I was to get the opportunity to do so... I got off to a great start of my day by missing one of the events I booked with my flatpass which was Blind Cinema. Having seen the pictures and the description I have no doubt this would have been a hilarious one of a kind experience. I'm truly devastated that I missed it but thankful I did not have to put a child through the suffering of having to listen to my groans that naturally come with being hungover. When I finally made my way to Birmingham almost ...