Friday 28 June

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Centre for the Sustainable Built Environment: Built Heritage on the Margins Symposium

On 28th June 2024 the Centre for the Sustainable Built Environment at the University of Kent is hosting a 1-day symposium, which is entitled 'Built Heritage on the Margins.' The aim of this symposium to explore the social of value of significant as well as currently unrecognised forms of built heritage.

Iris will be speaking on working with heritage to dream futures, and share the stories behind many of our projects.

There are five sessions with talks and chaired discussions as well as networking opportunities over tea. There is a wide range of speakers, and these will look at the subject from a wider range of different perspectives. In addition to academics, the speakers will include heritage professionals, artists, and community activists and entrepreneurs.

Flyer Heritage_with full programe_10624.pdf

Previous Events

Speaking Back

Thursday 16 March

Flatpack Film Festival

'We've done a bit of match-making here, putting spoken word and film together in the same room. We hope it will be a beautiful, enduring romance rather than a shotgun wedding, but there's only one way to find out...'

Join spoken-word poet and writer Polarbear along with special guests as they dig out short films from the Flatpack vault and share their creative response. 

Bertz Associates is honoured to have our short film Rolling Out Brum selected as one of the films to be screened.

Ladywood Arts Forum

Tuesday 23 April

YA Creates

Join us for the next Ladywood Arts Forum at YA Creates in Jewellery Quarter. At the meeting, there will be introduction and networking time, as well as hearing from a number of speakers.

We will be joined by Simeon Shtebunaev who will be presenting on Urban Rooms. An Urban Room is a space where people can come together to help create a future for their local area.

We will also hear from our host Yejide Adeoye, founder of YACreates, a contemporary design business creating modern homewares, jewellery and more.

At the close of the meeting anyone who has any projects/local info they’d like to share will also have an opportunity to do so.

Everything to Everybody Film Online Screening

Wednedsay 3 April


Everything to Everybody?" is a cinematic exploration responding to a wider project connected to Birmingham Library's Shakespeare collection.

This poetic documentary delves into Birmingham's soul, weaving a narrative tapestry that threads through the civic gospel, a cherished Shakespearean collection and the future of Birmingham's Civic Infrastructure. It attempts to capture the city's heartbeat pulsating through time.

Join us for an online screening of the film, along with a Q&A with some of the cast and crew.

Once registered, you will be emailed the link to the event.