The Birmingham Civic Society invites you to attend the unveiling of a Blue Plaque to Emma Barton on Thursday 14th March 2024, at 10am. Emma Barton was a pioneering portrait photographer who came from a working class Birmingham background. Beginning in the mid 1890s using simple equipment and often in her own home and featuring her family, she went on to exhibit at the Royal Photographic Society and was awarded their medal in 1903. At the height of her career, Emma Barton was possibly the most published female photographer of her time. After the plaque has been unveiled it will be erected on South & City College's Digbeth Campus, the site of the photography studio where she learnt her skill. Please RSVP to the email below if you would like to attend. Tea/Coffee and biscuits will be served. When: Thursday 14th March 2024, 10am Where: South & City College Digbeth Campus, High Street Deritend, Birmingham, B5 5SU. Location - https://w3w.co/card.statue.pasta RSVP: to email@example.com by 5pm, Monday 11th March 2024 Please do not hesitate to contact the above if you require any further information. There is no car parking available at the venue. On-street paid parking is available in Floodgate Street and Milk Street and other roads in the area. There are pay and display car parks on Heath Mill Lane and the Zellig Car Park on High Street Deritend. The area is served by NXWM bus routes numbers 6, 17, 50, 60, 97, X1 and X2. New Street and Moor Street Railway Stations are a 10 minute walk.