Front room at Connecting Stories Exhibition

Making an exhibition of your Culture

As part of ‘Connecting Stories‘, People’s Heritage Cooperative are leading 3 hour workshops on ‘How to Curate an Exhibition’ at Ladywood Community & Health Centre, Springfield Project and Library of Birmingham.  Tom Jordan writes:

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Glitter, bellyfit and a roadclosure

Charlotte Richardson writes: After being away with university for a few days I was excited to finally get stuck into my first few sessions with Project Brum. On Saturday 1st July I was up bright and early for the CoCoMAD festival at Cotteridge Park. I had never been to this

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Active, social, fun!

As a student I have been given the opportunity to participate in an awesome and exciting programme called ‘Project Brum’ which is a programme for students in Birmingham, who provide integral support for the Wellbeing Service. Confused and perplexed, was the expression on my face on the first day of

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Knowing our Wellbeing Team

Active Parks have started a summer project called Project Brum, Myself and 10 others have been selected to deliver activities to the public in parks all over Birmingham. These first couple of weeks have been great and provided us with the knowledge of what to do over the next 10

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My induction week at Project Brum

My first 2 weeks with Project Brum was great as we got to meet our mentors who will be monitoring us and holding weekly meetings with us during our time with Project Brum. As for me and all the new recruits we took part in an ice breaker activity on

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An AMAZING start to an AMAZING summer !!

What a great Kick off for the summer with project Brum ! With an influx of knowledge from multiple speakers, I have not only thrived in the acquaintance of vital skills for my career, but I  have also established some very strong friendships. The senior leadership team has been very

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Project Brum Bikes

Project Brum, has enabled me to join alongside Big Birmingham Bikes and Cycling UK who work alongside communities to ensure residents of that community are cycling around and are getting more healthier and safer.

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Activating Project Brum

Active Parks have started a summer project called Project Brum, Myself and 10 others have been selected to deliver activities to the public in parks all over Birmingham. These first couple of weeks have been great and provided us with the knowledge of what to do over the next 10

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Active Streets whatever the weather

Today was my first event with Birmingham Active streets. Unfortunately, the weather was not on our side and had poured it down for pretty much the entire day. But that didn’t knock the confidence of the flood of kids that came running out to get stuck in with the activities

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A Summer Begins

Fast forward two months and I am coming to the end of what has been an interesting and educating two-week induction period. When conversations about summer plans started to roll around I had to make a decision. Drag all of my stuff down the M6, or look for something to

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Something New; A New Beginning

This is the first ever project that I have worked on with other students in regards to putting together a programme for the Summer. Whilst I had planned for two weeks worth of inductions, I can see I overly compensated on the timetable, having to fill empty spaces with quizzes

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Induction Week at Birmingham City Council’s Wellbeing Service

As part of ‘Project Brum’, we are working alongside staff at Birmingham City Council’s Wellbeing Service – a department which is continually striving to create new and exciting activities to improve the health and social lives of Birmingham residents. I’m Rebecca, a 22 year old Politics and International Studies graduate

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I made it through induction!

No more power points and talks, this time we got a taster of what its like to be an Activator. It was a positive induction experience because we learnt a lot in two weeks, we where not thrown in the deep end, we had been given the necessary knowledge needed to be

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Welcome to ProjectBrum

For a project that is still in its pioneering days, ProjectBrum has already proven itself as a well organised scheme with a bright future and endless possibilities over the next few years. Although it’s hard to gauge people’s true feelings towards the project, an overall positive attitude coming from those

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