Monthly Archives: March 2021

Postcards of Hope

Running online creative writing sessions with Scouts on Zoom called Postcards of Hope. The Scouts are encouraged to share their experiences of lockdown. The work will be showcased in a virtual exhibition in Brum Community Media with Hope Radio and the Hope Radio Community Garden when lockdown is lifted. each Scout chooses from one of […]

Birmingham Solicitor With New Poetry Collection

Ian Henery, a solicitor with an office in the Southside quarter of the City Centre in Chinatown, has a new collection of poetry called “Poems of Hope” which is published by Kates Hill Press. “These “Poems of Hope” were born out of the COVID-19 pandemic which has swept away the old lifestyles of the entire […]

Former Walsall Poet Laureate With New Collection

Ian Henery, who was Walsall`s first Poet Laureate (2011 – 2015), has a new collection of poetry called “Poems of Hope” which is published by Kates Hill Press. “These “Poems of Hope” were born out of the COVID-19 pandemic which has swept away the old lifestyles of the entire world”, explained Ian. Included within this […]

Welcome to Southside district

In this week’s newsletter, we highlight the Hope for Hospitality campaign which sees venue owners across Birmingham come together to request further support from government. Additionally, we bring you the latest goings on in Southside, including a special offer you won’t want to miss and an exclusive competition. HOPE FOR HOSPITALITY The Midlands’ hospitality industry […]

Rediscovered 1920s Willenhall Scholar To Appear At Sonnets For Shakespeare

A forgotten 1920s Willenhall scholar and teacher is to feature at the inaugral event at BritGrad 2020 with Sonnets for Shakespeare in aid of Shakespeare`s Globe Theatre and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Harold Percival Kingston, who was born in 1895 and grew up in the family drapery store at 26 Cross Street, Willenhall, was awarded […]