Culture Club, Week 5: Spoken Word

Posted by on Apr 12, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Culture club marked its halfway point this week. And we celebrated it by looking at spoken word. Week Five was fantastic and Savhanha and I took a leading role by giving our young members an introduction to spoken word. The session started off with me leading an activity called “impostor” developed from the wildly popular […]

The Edge Remains Closed

Posted by on Apr 6, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We sadly closed The Edge on 4th January 2021 for three months because of the rising number of coronavirus cases. We were really pleased to hear the government’s plans for a phased re-opening for community organisations, from as soon as Monday 12th April. We have looked at the advice and have discussed it with our […]

Art Club: A Year After Lockdown

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Art Club has moved to online lessons during the pandemic, and we have continued to deliver classes virtually until we know it is safe to return to our usual home at The Edge. We still have lots of Art Clubbers turn up each week and we are glad that they still want to join us and […]

Culture Club, Week 4: Animals and Nature

Posted by on Mar 31, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Get ready to read up on this week’s Culture Club in which we focused on animals and nature! Our members got to create drawings of different animals and learn about the tragedies that have led to them being extinct or endangered. We began the session by discussing what extinct animals our members already knew about. […]

Culture Club, Week 3: Landscapes!

Posted by on Mar 23, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Landscapes! And is there a better place to start than with our city itself?   In Week Two, Culture Club created landscapes featuring Birmingham architecture. Last week, members focused instead on famous artists.   We began last week’s session by learning about two Birmingham artists: first was Santhanha Nguyen, whose depiction of the Birmingham Wholesale […]

Culture Club, Week 2: Architecture!

Posted by on Mar 16, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

It was all about Architecture last week for our Culture Clubbers! Birmingham is filled with amazing buildings, spanning centuries – from the 17th Century ‘Sarehole Mill’ to the 21st Century ‘Bullring’ and, even closer to Culture Club, our very own ‘The Edge’.  Architecture surrounds us, and the Club had the opportunity to share their own […]

Culture Club, Week 1: Intros and Music

Posted by on Mar 12, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

As Culture Club launches, we hear from Lead Artist Sarah Kaur who tells us what happened in the first week…