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    Book Review: ‘Criticism – Ideas in Profile’ by Catherine Belsey

    Catherine Belsey gives a fresh and interesting perspective on the often difficult field of literary criticism, according to Culture critic Holly Reaney

    Written by Holly Reaney on 15th February 2017


    A Brummie Burns Night

    Culture's Naomi Simpson brings a merry night of whisky wonder and haggis hiatus to Selly Oak in honour of Scotland's much loved poet, Robert 'Rabbie' Burns

    Written by Naomi Simpson on 1st February 2017


    Book Review: ‘Dead Dogs and Splintered Hearts’ by Tom Ward

    Culture critic Naomi Simpson finds Tom Wards'collection of short stories an absorbing and powerful reflection of the lives of everyday people

    Written by Naomi Simpson on 28th November 2016


    An Interview with Ryan Gander

    Culture editor Imogen Tink chats with artist Ryan Gander about his curation of the 'Night at the Museum' exhibition at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

    Written by Imogen Tink on 26th November 2016


    Redbrick Meets: Iona Donnelly and Eve Laycock

    Culture Critic Ruth Horsburgh interviews two of Birmingham's own students, as they discuss the Med School ARTE's upcoming production of 'Made in Dagenham'

    Written by Ruth Horsburgh on 11th November 2016


    The Globe Theatre Says Farewell to Artistic Director Emma Rice

    Culture writer Hannah Brierley leaps to the defence of Emma Rice, whose departure from her position as Artistic Director of the Globe Theatre was recently announced. Where does the future of the theatre lie without her?

    Written by Hannah Brierley on 29th October 2016


    Preview: Culture’s Quick Guide to What’s On this Halloween

    Culture Editor Olivia Boyce shares a preview of a few of the shows and experiences on offer in Birmingham this Halloween

    Written by Olivia Boyce on 28th October 2016


    Book to the Future Presents: ‘The Woman Who Went to War with Shakespeare’

    Book to the Future, the University of Birmingham's annual Literary Festival, presented a talk by our very own Professor Chris Laoutaris on a fascinating and lesser known figure involved in the life of William Shakespeare

    Written by Ruth Horsburgh on 20th October 2016


    A Hidden Gem: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

    From collections of art work to performances of classical music... Sarah Daniels explores the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, our very own on-campus Art Gallery at the University of Birmingham.

    Written by Sarah Daniels on 28th April 2016


    PREVIEW: Now That’s What I Call BUDS!

    Culture Editor Imogen Tink waits in excited anticipation for the BUDS annual show. Show your support and tweet #NowBUDS

    Written by Imogen Tink on 11th March 2016


    PREVIEW: Mary Poppins at the Birmingham Hippodrome

    Critic Matt Bates prepares for the arrival of Mary Poppins, who will be flying to the Hippodrome stage soon!

    Written by Matt Bates on 2nd March 2016


    The Wonderful World of Christmas Books

    Culture Editor Imogen Tink spreads a little festive cheer with a trip into the world of Christmas Books.

    Written by Imogen Tink on 12th December 2015
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