Arts, crafts, and other stallholders

August’s market will see a host of non-food stalls at Stirchley Community Market. We’ll have weird, wonderful and fantastic records from Stirchley’s record seller extraordinaire, Tim Gascoigne, books from Stirchley Happenings, bike repairs and advice from Birmingham Bike Foundry and massage by David at Well Naturally, who is based next door at Stirchley Community Centre. They’ll also be live music from local pianist Iain Jackson.

On the arts side they’ll be illustration and comics from world-famous illustrator and animal-lover Lizz Lunney, Birmingham prints by local artist Robert Geoghegan and photography and curios from urban-explorer and dead-pigeon fancier Harry Starling. Homemade crafts come in the form of jewellery by Kiwi Chick, Sue Mason-Burns, fairtrade kids’ clothing from Charlotte at Traces of Rock, and clothes and other household crafts from Adrienne Wynn, Emma at H is for House and Lucy Sobrero.