The GAP Arts Project is the 4th winner of #BrumSOUP

Last night was our 4th Birmingham SOUP at the glorious Impact Hub Birmingham. The project with the most votes was Beyond Borders from The GAP Arts Project who are working in collaboration with residents of Birmingham to produce an arts event in response to the border crisis. ‘Using the subject of borders as a starting pointContinue reading “The GAP Arts Project is the 4th winner of #BrumSOUP”

Our next evening SOUP is on Thursday 18th February from 6pm…

Date: Our next event takes place on Thursday 18th February. Times: Doors are open from 6pm and SOUP starts at 7pm. Address: Impact Hub Birmingham Walker Building 58 Oxford Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5NR All are welcome, we have baby changing facilities, toys and games for children and Impact Hub Birmingham is an accessible venue. If you haveContinue reading “Our next evening SOUP is on Thursday 18th February from 6pm…”

SECOND PEDALS take home the 3rd Brum SOUP investment!

There was no sign of the January blues at yesterday’s Brum SOUP. 4 great pitches, 2 lovely soups, a killer chocolate cake and a brilliant crowd made for a lovely afternoon. This month’s projects pitching for the investment included; a project with students at Bournville College who are making postcards to sell and raise moneyContinue reading “SECOND PEDALS take home the 3rd Brum SOUP investment!”

The first Birmingham SOUP of 2016 is this Saturday…

Our next SOUP is this SATURDAY 16th January at Impact Hub Birmingham. Address: Impact Hub Birmingham 58 Oxford Street, B5 5NR Birmingham, United Kingdom Time: Doors open from 11am pitching starts at 12noon  Ends: about 2pm/2.30pm Cost: A suggested £5 entry gets you a VOTE, some tasty FOOD, and INVESTMENT into a new project that will help ourContinue reading “The first Birmingham SOUP of 2016 is this Saturday…”

Kickstart 2016 with cash & community support from Birmingham SOUP…!

Have you got an idea for a project that will benefit Birmingham? Do you need cash support for an existing project? Then why not pop in a submission to Birmingham SOUP – deadline this Friday 8th January 2016. Previous winners have taken home between £400-£500 to kickstart their projects plus have gained partners, supporters, adviceContinue reading “Kickstart 2016 with cash & community support from Birmingham SOUP…!”

Make your our own Cardboard Bed

Our very first winner’s pitch to make cardboard beds for homeless people has really gathered some momentum over the last few months. Since Elliot Lord came to pitch in October he’s been interviewed by The Guardian and featured on the BBC across its news and websites. He’s also got students at the University of BirminghamContinue reading “Make your our own Cardboard Bed”

Our second SOUP this Saturday is #familyfriendly :)

We’re really excited about our 2nd Birmingham SOUP this Saturday at Impact Hub Birmingham. The volunteer team who set up Birmingham SOUP decided that our SOUP values should be: To be inclusive, Creative, Sustainable and Democratic. We try to use our SOUP values to run a tight ship, so every decision we make is doneContinue reading “Our second SOUP this Saturday is #familyfriendly :)”