The University of Birmingham's Arts and Science Festival is taking place between 12th and 18th March. It is an opportunity to hear about new thinking from academics and the responses of artists and partners through concerts, exhibitions, talks and workshops.Read More
Birmingham History Day is taking place on Saturday 25th November at the University of Birmingham. Birmingham History Day provides an opportunity to hear about new history projects and heritage activities in the city.Read More
Who was James Watt? Why was he important? Is he still relevant today?
2019 marks the 200th anniversary of the death in Handsworth of James Watt the inventor, industrialist, engineer and artist. On 16th March 2017 a special event is being held at Soho House to explore the man and his legacy.Read More
Birmingham History Day is taking place on Saturday 26th November at the University of Birmingham. The day provides an opportunity to hear about new books, history projects and heritage activities in the city. It is designed for anyone who is interested in Birmingham’s history. Presentations will include details of the James Watt 2019 project and the Birmingham Manufacturers Project which is a new initiative from Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.Read More
The James Watt Symposium was held at the University of Birmingham on 28th and 29th July. A wide variety of presentations were given on many aspects of James Watt’s life and work. News of further research, projects and events following on from the symposium will be publicised on the website.Read More