12 Aug 2020

My Big Brum BioBlitz

It has been an interest of mine for many years to record our local wildlife and having lived round Birmingham for most of my life I have found some of the best places to do it.
7 Aug 2020

Orange is in Season

"Orange is in Season" is one of the projects run on the Don’t Settle programme.
30 Jul 2020

Our Top Wildlife Identification Websites

Are you looking for help to identify your discoveries in the Big Brum BioBlitz? .
28 Jul 2020

Lockdown Conversations

For the last ten weeks, we’ve been asking people living or working in Birmingham to share their experiences of Life on Lockdown with us, through photos, videos, artworks, poems or writing.
27 Jul 2020

Why I'm a Patron of Birmingham Museums Trust

Like many, my earliest memory of visiting Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, was as a school child.
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21 Jul 2020

What to look for now: Flying Ant day

Love it or loath it, It is impossible to ignore the fascinating spectacle of ants teeming out onto our urban pavements and garden’s and taking to the sky’s.
17 Jul 2020

Guest writer: Yugesh Walia, Producer/Director

It’s funny how something you created at the start of your career, something you thought was long forgotten suddenly finds a new lease of life! That’s what’s happened to my first documentary, African Oasis, made in 1982.
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17 Jul 2020

The Caretakers: Gum Kenth at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

With museums and galleries closed to the public, and staff at home, these buildings have become quiet, solitary spaces over the last four months.
10 Jul 2020

The Loan of a Masterpiece: Behind the Scenes

As a visitor to an exhibition at Birmingham Museums, it’s possible you haven’t put much thought into how any of the objects came to be there.
29 Jun 2020

Conservation in the Time of Coronavirus: Things That Go Munch During Lockdown

Although Birmingham Museum Trust’s sites are closed currently, they are still attracting one group of visitors of a very unwelcome variety.