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Archive Shorts
Friday 8 – Wednesday 20 September, various times
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Number 8
mac birmingham and Number 8 are screening Birmingham-related archive shorts before selected features during September.

Films include:

Tales from the Hedgerows
A short compilation based on some of the film material that MACE Archive have digitised and supplied to the BFI for BFI Player.
Including Lionel Hampden reporting on the decline of hop picking by hand in Herefordshire, Peter Brown covering the possible closure of one of the only two pubs in Lyonshall, and an appearance by the ever-popular Shropshire story-teller and singer Dennis Crowther who entertains fellow Salopian Peter Green atop Clee Hill.

The Forgotten People
Taking its title from Norman Powers book, which investigates the displacement and breakdown of communities caused by the Ladywood redevelopment, The Forgotten People explores the often controversial subject of urban renewal in Birmingham.

Ikon Gallery brings a programme of free activity and film screenings to the waterways of the West Midlands with their recently renovated Slow Boat.

Flatpack Floating Cinema Shorts
Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September, 12-4pm,
Brewmaster Bridge, Brindleyplace
Drop into Slow Boat for screenings of films of Ladywood from the 1950s-80s curated by Media Archive for Central England.

Tipton Canal & Community Festival
Friday 15 – Sunday 17 September
Neptune Health Park, Tipton
Keep an eye out for Slow Boat at the annual Tipton Canal & Community festival where Flatpack and Ikon Youth Programme will be screening a selection of archive film.

Birmingham Weekender
Sunday 24 September, 12–4pm
Brewmaster Bridge, Brindleyplace
Ikon Youth Programme presents People Like Us #3, a programme of creative activities and film screenings centred around a zine designed to encourage young people in Birmingham to consider identity, community and contemporary art.

Birmingham Canal Navigations Society Rally
Friday 3 – Sunday 5 November
Titford Pump House
Join Flatpack and Ikon Youth Programme at the historic Titford Pump House for the annual BCNS rally. There will be stalls, refreshments and boat trips!