Thursday 24 October 2013 - Book to the Future

Events

The Mermaid and the Lion

The Mermaid and the Lion

Date
08/10/2013
Description
The original drawings from the graphic novel The Mermaid and the Lion are exhibited at the Bramall Music Building and signed copies of the book are available to buy at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts shop.
Build the Birmingham Book

Build the Birmingham Book

Date
24 - 29/10/2013
Description
Help to create a story of what Birmingham means to you with the University's English department student society BedSoc.
The Book of the Dead

The Book of the Dead

Date
24 - 29/10/2013
Description
Egyptian textiles from the Cadbury Research Library will be exhibited in the main library with four sections of Egyptian funerary cloth dating from 300-30BC, recently conserved by the British Museum.
BABEL: An exhibition of images and words by Stewart Brown

BABEL: An exhibition of images and words by Stewart Brown

Date
24 - 29/10/2013
Description
BABEL is an ongoing series of collages, paintings, digital prints, cards, books, boxes and installations, all derived from Stewart Brown's experiments with 'visual language'.
Communication, communication, communication: the importance of creativity and innovation in business

Communication, communication, communication: the importance of creativity and innovation in business

Date
24/10/2013
Description
Stephanie Churchill, University of Birmingham alumna and Director of Communications at RSM Tenon (one of the top ten accountancy and advisory firms in the UK), is here to tell you that communication is the key to success in business.
Books: read it and die!

Books: read it and die!

Date
24/10/2013
Description
Can uninspiring books damage your health? Is mediocre art bad for you? Books, by Charlie Hill, has the answers...
Imperial Purple to Denim Blue: The colourful history of textiles

Imperial Purple to Denim Blue: The colourful history of textiles

Date
24/10/2013
Description
Take a trip through the history of textiles with Dr Susan Kay-Williams, Chief Executive of the Royal School of Needlework and University of Birmingham alumna.
Written Off

Written Off

Date
24/10/2013
Description
Chris Collett describes her journey to success after an early set back to her dream of becoming an author.
The Library: a World History

The Library: a World History

Date
24/10/2013
Description
This timely and beautiful history of libraries shows why these fine repositories of learning, creativity and contemplation embody some of the highest achievements of humankind.
'Creative Minds at Birmingham' - Jamie McKendrick [video stream available]

'Creative Minds at Birmingham' - Jamie McKendrick [video stream available]

Date
24/10/2013
Description
Jamie McKendrick will read and discuss his work as part of 'Creative Minds at Birmingham', the School of EDACS Writers and Artists Distinguished Speaker Series,
Doggerland

Doggerland

Date
24/10/2013
Description
Uncover the incredible history of Doggerland, a country now sunk beneath the North Sea which once linked the Yorkshire coast with a stretch of Continental Europe from Denmark to Normandy.