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Panto sees success in 3D

Urban client Birmingham Hippodrome has been enjoying good feedback for its 2009/10 pantomime production, Sleeping Beauty, which features breathtaking special effects and amazing 3D technology.  Please click here to see what audiences think of the show. You can see Sleeping Beauty right up to the end of the month – and look out for some special deals.

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January 13, 2010 at 3:39 pm Leave a comment

Why the Creative Industries Matter to Birmingham

The Creative Birmingham Partnership Board – which brings together public agencies supporting the creative industries and private sector representatives – commissioned its second baseline study of Birmingham’s creative economy in May. The report, undertaken by BOP Consulting and funded by Birmingham City Council, is close to completion.

Continue Reading October 26, 2009 at 2:28 pm Leave a comment

Lunar Society Low Carbon Lecture pulls in 150

Since being asked to help raise the profile for the Annual Boulton and Watt Lecture, Urban has assisted the Lunar Society in generating interest for the Lecture and, combined with ongoing efforts by Aston University, over 150 delegates are now expected to attend the Sustainable Technologies Lecture given by Aston University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Julia King. Watch this space for a podcast recorded on the day.

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September 17, 2009 at 3:14 pm Leave a comment

Boulton and Watt Commemorative Lecture to be delivered by Professor Julia King CBE FREng, Vice Chancellor, Aston University

2009 marks the Bicentenary of the death of one of the world’s most innovative early industrialists, Matthew Boulton. This year’s Lunar Society Annual Lecture, given in the name of Boulton and his fellow pioneer, James Watt, therefore has particular significance.

Continue Reading September 2, 2009 at 10:42 am Leave a comment

Birmingham Hippodrome Rocks On!

Due to soaring demands, Birmingham Hippodrome has announced an extra week of performance for We Will Rock You, the hit Musical written by comedia and author Ben Elton.  The show kicked off with a bang on 2nd July as theatre goers were treated to a surprise performance from Queen Musicians Brian May and Roger Taylor.  To see photos of the evening, please click here.

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July 14, 2009 at 3:15 pm Leave a comment

Name that Bar

A competition has been launched this month in conjunction with Birmingham Forward and Birmingham Future inviting the city’s professionals to name a new bar set to open in Birmingham’s newest office building – Eleven Brindleyplace.  The winner will be announced at Birmingham Future’s AGM on  30th July.  For further information, please click here.

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July 1, 2009 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

Tweeting Power50 2009

The Judging Panel for Power50, run by Birmingham Future and the Birmingham Post, met last week.  The list will be unveiled at the Birmingham Future AGM on 30th July and published in the Birmingham Post the following day.  To read snippets from inside the judging room, check out conversation on Twitter under #power50.

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June 29, 2009 at 1:32 pm Leave a comment

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