DON’T MISS: MADE Festival

Birmingham’s leading arts, music and cultural festival MADE is back with a stellar line up, bringing the summer to Digbeth’s Triangle. MADE Festival fuses the fizzing, underground talent with the explosive international acts everyone knows and loves into one trailblazing event. On July 29, emerging stars such as Holy Goof and Marc Spence will be joining huge acts Chase …

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21 March 2017
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DON’T MISS: Chapter Festival

Another year, another Chapter begins. We’re on Chapter XIII, and this story is only going to get wilder. Set in the industrial haven of Digbeth, Chapter XIII Festival will explore the past, present and future of dance music. Over 12 hours of dance, house and techno over six stages with acts such as Treatment, The Black …

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21 March 2017
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An Interview with… IMAN

I recently sat down with IMAN to talk about her singing/song-writing career, life in L.A. and what it was like working with the likes of Ed Sheeran and Kanye West.   What inspired you to become a musician and songwriter? I’ve always been drawn to singing and when I was younger I’d love performing little shows to anyone …

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19 March 2017
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Glass Animals at O2 Institute Birmingham – Gig Review

10th March marked a special date for fans of Glass Animals in the Birmingham area. It was about time for the band’s first ever headline show in the city. The venue was sold out and many fans were eagerly queueing up hours before the doors opened. Although the early days of March, this year, have been exceptionally warm, …

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16 March 2017
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TOMORROW: BCU Gig Society launch night!

For a night of live, local music from a multitude of genres, the Eagle and Ball is the place to be. The BCU Gig Society are passionate on helping local musicians and venues come together, and boost the scene they both inhabit. On Friday, March 10, from 19:00, enjoy some fresh, local talent right in the …

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09 March 2017
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An Interview with… Sugarthief

By Ella Morris   Sugarthief are an indie-pop band based in Birmingham, formed by brothers Jordi and Jack James and including school friends Luke Owen and Reece Downton. I spoke to brothers, Jordi and Jack, before their headline gig at The Victoria.   Tell me how you started the band. Jordi: Well, as brothers, we …

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07 March 2017
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An Interview with… Anto Sharp

He’s known more so for his catchphrase, “that’s going straight in my basket.” However, I had the chance to interview social media phenomenon, Anto Sharp to find out more about how he’s become big on social media, his other characters, and his future acting aspirations. What inspired you to start filming vines? It all started …

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07 March 2017
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An Interview with… Tom Walker

Singer-songwriter, Tom Walker, was recently in Birmingham as his sold-out UK tour reached it’s middle of the road. I was lucky enough to have a nice chat with Tom about his current UK tour and latest single, ‘Play Dead’. We also discussed his confirmed place at the ‘Live at Leeds’ festival.   “‘Play Dead’ is really about me and …

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07 March 2017
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Issue 3 of The Scratch is here!

Issue 3 of The Scratch is finally here! In this issue you can find out the best in local nights out and fashion, as well as sports analysis, the best in up and coming tech and interviews with some fantastic creatives. You can pick up a new issue on campus or read it below. Click …

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27 February 2017
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Don’t Miss: The Barnyard Bash at the Nelson Inn

Grab your cowboy hat and get ready to dance to your favourite country hits, all for a good cause on Friday February 24 at The Nelson Inn, Burntwood. The Barnyard Bash is in aid of St. Basils charity, giving support to 16-25 year olds who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Line dancing, live …

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21 February 2017
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  • Calling all photographers!!
#SnappedBCUSU - Starts TODAY!
Want to WIN a polaroid camera? • Snap a picture of the city or one of our 8 university campuses • Upload it to your Instagram profile
• Tag @SnappedBCUSU
• Use #SnappedBCUSU in the post • @snappedbcusu  WILL REPOST every picture we are tagged in that uses the hashtag
• The picture that receives the most likes WINS a Polaroid Camera!
*Please note…
Any inappropriate images will not be reposted.
GO FOLLOW THE OFFICIAL INSTAGRAM PROFILE FOR MORE INFORMATION: @snappedbcusu 
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  • @momomoyouth at the #barclycardarena 
Please ask if you want to use this photo! 
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  • We are at the Creative Fair in Millennium Point in the City Centre campus! Come along and say hey!!
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  • Becky is at Enterprise Nation's  The Fashion and Jewellery Exchange today at the BCU School of Jewellery 
#FJExchange
  • We had an awesome studio session today! A great turn out as well! 
Thanks to the wonderful model @walking.overdose for helping us out!
  • Do you have any beautiful photos of our city? Show us them! 
This was taken by @rebeccachivs ☀️
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  • Lucy and Angelo are at @crufts  today covering for Snap Scratch and @thescratchbcu 
Keep your eyes peeled for more photos! 
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  • Come and find us in Curzon atrium today! We're here till 4pm!
  • Today's the day! Welcome fair! Interested in photography? Get down to our stand in the marquee, just inside the door on the right. Ask any questions, meet Becky (President) and Gemma (Vice President), grab some sweets and sign up for more info! :)
  • Our president @rebeccachiversmedia, went down to the clothes show at the weekend so look out for her photos!
  • @momomoyouth at the #barclycardarena 
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  • COME ALONG TONIGHT! 
Tonight is our welcome talk, it is taking place in the Curzon ground floor lecture theatre (C087)
Come along to say hello and hear us chat about what we do! You can buy your membership there tonight too! 
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