Glug Birmingham – ‘Let’s Play’ 15.11.17
Summer might be over (sob) but there are even more reasons to get excited as the colder months approach coz we’ve been working on another killer line up for you guys!
Glug Birmingham returns on Wednesday 15th November for our final event of the year, bringing together a host of incredible speakers and interactive activities that explore the connection between play and creativity.
+ + Roscoe Williamson – Head of Branding, MassiveMusic + +
MassiveMusic is a music agency with offices in Amsterdam, London, New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai and Tokyo. They MassiveMusic is one of the leading music agencies in the world with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Shanghai. The agency helps brands find their voice and tell their story through music.
MassiveMusic produces and composes for the advertising, broadcast branding and interactive worlds. They develop music strategies for global brands, provide music search and licensing services, create innovative activations, scout new talent – and throw a mean party every once in awhile. The company is proud to have sprinkled its melodic magic on many of the world’s biggest brands.believe in the social value of music – and how this transforms the way people connect and interact with brands. Their passion for music has not only ensured an award-winning reputation – but makes it so much easier to jump out of bed each morning.
+ + Gordon Reid aka Middleboop + +
The London-based, confusingly named, award-winning creative agency Middle Boop (set up by Gordon Reid) works across art direction, branding, graphic design and illustration. With a portfolio of work for a wide range of big-name clients, well known advertising agencies, smaller businesses, startup businesses and all things in between, Middle Boop helps to grow and build brands through creative ideas, strong art direction and superb design.
+ + Emily Jost – House of Illustration + +
House of Illustration is the UK’s only public gallery dedicated to illustration and the graphic arts, founded by Sir Quentin Blake and opened at the heart of King’s Cross in July 2014. It exists to champion, celebrate and explore illustration in all its forms, placing it at the heart of contemporary visual culture. HOI curate 10 innovative and ambitious exhibitions a year, amplified by a vibrant programme of talks and events, and run a pioneering learning programme for all ages delivered by professional illustrators.
+ + Dylan Calder – Pop Up Creators + +
Pop Up Projects are a not-for-profit Community Interest Company, established in 2011. Increasingly focused on nurturing and investing in diverse aspiring, emerging and established story telling talent in children’s publishing, Pop Up will share their latest collaboration with House of Illustration and leading independant publisher Nobrow Press, which is set to pave the way for a more ethnically, culturally and linguistically diverse next generation of published children’s authors.
+ + Made by Those / Joto + +
Joto is a robotic drawing board that turns pixels into pen and ink. Controlled via an app, Joto draws live on request, sketching everything from works of art to messages! The team behind this incredible invention have taken the crowdfunding world by storm, and will be joining us at Glug to share their unique story. If you want to get your hands on one, pre-orders are available now.
Pop Up Market
We’re inviting an awesome line-up of local designers, illustrators, printers and publishers to sell their wares at our Glug event. If you’re interested in having a stall please drop us a line: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dead Pixels Retro Gaming
Our friends at Digbeth Dining Club will once again offer up delicious street food for our hungry guests. More info coming soon!
Super Early Bird Tickets £7.50 (limited to 50) SOLD OUT
Standard Tickets £9.50 – On Sale now
Doors open at 6pm / Talks start at 7pm. Online ticket sales end at 3pm on Wednesday 15th June.
How to find us
Spotlight & Mama Roux are located round the corner from The Custard Factory on Lower Trinity St. Parking is available on Floodgate St. and there is an NCP car park opposite the venue. If you’re arriving on foot, head towards The Custard Factory and take the next left after Gibb St. towards The Old Crown pub, and take a left onto Heath Mill Lane. Walk passed The Old Crown beer garden and continue under the bridge. Lower Trinity St. is located to your right.
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