Birmingham Botanical Gardens Summer Instameet – Part 2

You’ve seen the behind the scenes images from the Birmingham Botanical Gardens instameet, now take a look at the beautiful and lush array of flora, fauna and landscaping  (not to mention that beautiful sunset) that caught everyone’s attention. With 15 acres of landscaped lawns, mature beds, glasshouses, aviaries and a butterfly house it’s no suprise […]

Aston Hall Instameet

The location for many a West Midlands school trip, Aston Hall is a Grade I listed Jacobean house in Aston, two miles north of the city centre. Owned by the city council and managed by Birmingham Museums Trust, as you might expect from one of Birmingham’s biggest heritage attractions there’s plenty going on over at […]

A beginner’s guide to instameets

The IGers community is ever-growing with more and more people getting involved in our instameets. We therefore thought it would be useful to put together an instablog post covering all-things instameets based on how we do things here at IGers Birmingham and from the instameets we’ve attended that have been held by other IGers groups. […]

IGers Birmingham visit the Roundhouse

In 1874, a large horseshoe-shaped building emerged on Sheepcote Street between the London North Western Railway line and the Birmingham Canal. It became known as ‘the Roundhouse’ and up until the 1960s it operated as a hub of activity in the city. Now Grade II* listed it stands virtually unchanged as an example of Birmingham’s industrial heritage […]

IGers Birmingham Christmas Photo competition – the winners!

When it comes to Christmas, Birmingham well and truly has it all: shops, food, drink, fun, entertainment, more twinkly lights than ever before and this year, the added benefit of SNOW!!! When Visit Birmingham and shoppinginbirmingham.com challenged the IGers Birmingham community to capture the magic of Christmas in Birmingham, we knew our judges would not be disappointed! Over 600 […]