The Siren (in which this excerpt is taken from) About Harry Palmer Harry Palmer is an eccentric archaeologist who has, for many years, actively explored places, spaces and people, circumstances and situations. From early work from the mid 1990s as …

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A survey by eccentric archaeologist, Harry Palmer 2009. Earlier this year I managed to conduct an independent and self-imposed survey into street litter and poor rubbish dumping habits. With the help from a leading healthcare company here in the UK …

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Danny Smith was writing lots of guides to Brum for the Itchy guide, last year. It never happened, so we present his guide to the past in a number of parts: Readers World 137 Digbeth Birmingham B5 6DR 01216438664 Sure …

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Birmingham Music Archive is teaming up with BiNS to find out What has been the best gig ever to take place in the city and what was/is the best venue. Jez from the BMA is kicking things off, argue the …

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A classic — the work of these guys.

2007 was all about sand, blogs and noise. Sometimes more than one at the same time. At the end of last year we were all excited about having had a patch of sand up by Millennium Point during the World …

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We mentioned the Type Tours before, but I couldn’t pass up a chance of a private mini-tour for myself: Ben Waddington is one of those people who wants others to appreciate their surroundings. An exiled Manc, he’s been running tours …

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COUNCIL PLAN TO ATTRACT MORE TOURISTS DESPITE LOSING CULTURE BID ROTUNDA TO BECOME WORLD’S LARGEST HELTER-SKELTER Undaunted Council chiefs yesterday unveiled their latest plan to bring more tourist money into the city – by redeveloping the Bullring area into a …

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Top magician, ‘the great Boundo’ wow-ed the audience at the very first Variety is Back! night by making the Rotunda disappear ‘as-live’. You can watch it here, recorded for posterity, as if you were there! David Copperfield, eat your heart …

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Sunday 4th December 2005 Watch the ‘behind the scenes’ video here Despite receiving a grand total of no pounds (that’s nothing, you tight-arsed little monkeys) in sponsorship, BiNS entered the third Pantomime Horse Grand National. Meeting the other competitors in …

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