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Birmingham’s Charity Bears Sold for £250,000

If you were in Birmingham or the Black Country over the summer – you may have seen a bear. For 10 weeks, over a hundred colourful ‘sun bear’ sculptures were on display in a trail spanning 70 miles, in a collection called ‘The Big Sleuth’. The ceramic bears, standing at 5 foot 6, were designed …Read More


A Farewell from your Station Manager 2016-2017

Burn FM is the best place to grow confidence, meet amazing people and develop as a person. There is something for everyone in this society, whether you want to write, produce, present or create. This year we have achieved so much and improved our society beyond anyones expectations and despite limits which impeded us. On …Read More


Review: GMTG Presents ‘Into the Woods’

After a long day of dissertation writing in the library, I was somewhat lacking in energy, and it’s fair to say I wasn’t exactly enticed by the idea of watching GMTG’s ‘Into the Woods’. However, as soon as I saw the enchanted set on arrival, with vines tracing around the smoke-filled multi-tiered stage, I began …Read More


Body found in lake on The Vale, University of Birmingham

A body has been discovered this afternoon at the University of Birmingham student accommodation. Police were called to the scene at 3:30pm and remained on the site throughout the afternoon. The body has yet to be officially identified but it is believed to be a “man in his forties.” Green tarpaulin was erected around the …Read More


Guild Election: Full Time Officer Candidate Interviews 2017

Burn Fm has invited all the Full-Time Officer Candidates for an interview detailing their policies, experience and why they think they are the best candidates to represent students at the University of Birmingham. Below, you can find all of the interviews that took place, split into Officer positions. They are: Activities and Development, Education, Housing, Post …Read More


Brum Varsity – University 26-7 Medics

Lions win comfortably to earn back the Gallowglass Shield in this year’s Brum Varsity against the Medics. A big crowd gathered around Bournbrook with the weather calm after lots of rain in the days leading up to the game. The Birmingham Varsity between the Lions (1st Team) and the Medics was built to be one of …Read More


Review: GMTG Presents ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

It can be presumed that my interest in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’, stems solely from my interest in big musical numbers, which this show unquestionably contains with the musical classics “I Don’t Know How to Love Him”, as performed by Mary, and Jesus’ “Gethsemane”. So, it goes without …Read More


Review: Infinity Stage Company presents ‘The Prisoner’s Dilemma’

Infinity’s production of Matthew Lynch’s The Prisoners’ Dilemma was a captivating affair, creatively and insightfully directed by Ben Evans and Dan McKee. The thought provoking ‘moral’ of the play was evoked through a clash of characters within a fatal environment – a prison, no less, characterised by sparse, minimalistic setting. The audience were seated ‘in …Read More


Review: ‘The Crucible’ by Article 19

‘In the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts, a group of girls are caught dancing in the forest. One of the girls falls into a coma-like state and the whole town fear that she has been bewitched. Following questioning by Reverend Hale, an expert in witchcraft, they confess to communing with the devil, and …Read More