28 Feb 2018

Collecting Birmingham’s Gaming Heritage

In November and December 2017 two Collecting Birmingham community consultation sessions on the topic of video gaming, took place. Stories and recollections of gaming, game development and popular memorabilia connected to gaming practices in Birmingham throughout the 70's, 80's, 90's and 2000's were collected by the project's staff.

Collecting Birmingham is researching gaming as part of the themes of childhood and leisure in Birmingham. The project hopes to collect objects that resonate with the local communities; an object selected by the public will form part of an upcoming exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Read More...