23 March 2017 | Birmingham

Glug Birmingham: 'Procrastiworking'

  • The Dots
  • Animade
  • Paul Felton
  • People Of Print
  • Ustwo

Hi Gluggers,

We're excited to be back at Spotlight & Mama Roux for our first Birmingham event of 2017 – inspired by creativity & procrastination!

Inviting design studios, freelancers and entrepreneurs to reflect on collaboration, side projects and the joy of making stuff and how it inspires their daily practice, we're delighted to welcome speakers from London and Birmingham to share their unique view on 'Procrastiworking'

Alongside our talks, Digbeth Dining Club will once again offer up local street food alongside drinks offers and other freebies for early arrivals.

We hope you can join us!
Lisa & Adam, Glug Birmingham

Glug Birmingham is brought to you by WE ARE GOODNESS agency & Inkygoodness.


Date: Thursday 23rd March  
Time: 6.00pm – 11.00pm   
Venue: Spotlight & Mama Roux


Early Bird: £7.50 (limited to 100) 
Standard: £9  
Glug Group: £45 (6 tickets for the price of 5)

Doors open at 6pm / Talks start at 7pm. Online ticket sales end at 3pm on Thursday 23rd March.
*A limited number of tickets will be available to buy on the door, priced at £10. Cash only!


The DotsPip Jamieson
Pip Jamieson, Founder of The Dots. Best described as a ‘LinkedIn for creatives’, The Dots is a creative networking platform designed to help creatives showcase work, network, collaborate and (most importantly) connect with opportunities. An entrepreneur with a distinctive marmite laugh (you either love it or you hate it) Pip has spent the last 13 years immersed in the creative industries, including executive roles at MTV Australia and New Zealand.

AnimadeEd Barrett & James Chambers
James Chambers (Co-Founder and Director) and Ed Barrett (Creative Director) hail from London based animation studio Animade. Believing in the "power of character to bring a story to life" they'll be sharing the ethos and culture of Animade, the power of self initiated projects and some of their most recognised and loved work to date.

Paul Felton
Birmingham based designer Paul Felton spent eight years in the capital working at some of London’s best regarded design studios, including Purpose (ranked seventh in the UK for awards), Apple, Magpie Studio and MultiAdaptor.

Creating work for some of the world’s most exciting brands including Apple, Channel 4, Design Council, Google, Orange & Somerset House, his work has gained industry recognition at over 50 design awards including D&AD, Design Week, ISTD and Art Directors Club — and in 2015 he was awarded a coveted Art Directors Club Young Gun award. 

People of Print – Marcroy Smith
People of Print are a team of art directors, project managers, graphic designers, illustrators, developers and printmakers based London and across the globe. Launched in 2008 by Marcroy Smith with the purpose of educating and inspiring, People of Print has grown into a fully fledged business and unique creative community working with brands, companies and educational institutions.

Ustwo – Joyce Li
Joyce is a senior product designer at London digital product studio ustwo. She is also the product lead of Moodnotes, a CBT-based mood journaling app that helps to improve thinking habits. A collaboration between ustwo and clinical psychologists from Thriveport, the app aims to increase self-awareness and enhance mental health wellbeing. Joyce joins us to share the journey of breaking away from the main body of the studio and running a start-up from conception to market from within the ustwo hubs.

Art happenings & pop-up stalls 


Street Food

Digbeth Dining Club 

How to find us

Spotlight & Mama Roux are located round the corner from The Custard Factory on Lower Trinity St. Parking is available on Floodgate St. and there is an NCP car park opposite the venue. If you're arriving on foot, head towards The Custard Factory and take the next left after Gibb St. towards The Old Crown pub, and take a left onto Heath Mill Lane. Walk passed The Old Crown beer garden and continue under the bridge. Lower Trinity St. is located to your right.