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Breadfast Club!

Posted 05.09.2018

Over the summer we’ve been hosting monthly rides in collaboration with Loaf workers co-op just up the road. These are the details of the next one happening this weekend! Join us for breakfast at Loaf before a cycle ride led by Birmingham Bike Foundry Meet at Loaf at 9.30am. You can leave your bike inside […]

South Birmingham Cycle Maps

Posted 14.03.2018

Last summer we were involved in designing and creating a cycle map of South Birmingham for the Old Print Works, a space for artist and makers in Balsall Heath. The idea behind the map was to highlight a number of safer cycling routes crossing from popular areas of the city and into the Old Print […]

South Birmingham Co-operative Info Night No.1

Posted 26.10.2017

Tuesday 14th November 7pm-9pm : Artefact Cafe Join us at Artefact Cafe for an evening of meeting people involved in co-operatives in Stirchley and South Birmingham more broadly. We’ll be hearing briefly from some of the worker co-operatives on the high street about how and why they set up and what they do. There will […]

Progress Building Bakery co-op in Rojava

Posted 17.06.2017

In winter of 2016 Birmingham Bike Foundry were the main organisers of a fundraiser for a Women’s co-operative bakery in Kobane. In total we raised £9700+ for the Bakery which is in Kobane a city rended apart by the long civil war in Syria, but now being run under democratic principles as an autonomous region. […]

Looking back on 2016 for Birmingham Bike Foundry

Posted 03.03.2017

Thanks to our friends at An Endless Supply we are launching a news section on the website with a reflection on the activities of our co-operative in 2016. Worker co-operatives like ours have a variety of goals ranging from improving the lot of our membership (that’s us the mechanics), to engaging positively with the community […]