» The OakMobile

Commissioned by the National Trust, who wanted something attention-grabbing to send out into Birmingham, Talking Birds created the OakMobile - to get in people’s way and arouse their curiosity; to kickstart a conversation about the Trust, about people’s special places and to interest people in the Trust – as visitor or volunteer. The trailer's design evokes some of the architecture in Birmingham and the shapes of some of the National Trust’s Midlands properties - all growing out of a shiny silver acorn cup. Inside lives the Story Collector who would like to find out which places are special to the people of Birmingham and why...

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The Talking Birds Guide to the OakMobile

The design of the OakMobile shows a mash up of Birmingham landmarks and West Midlands National Trust properties bursting out of a giant silvery acorn cup. You can download a handy guide to which buildings the different parts of the OakMobile represent by clicking just about here...

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Photographs of the OakMobile

The National Trust have had some cracking photography volunteers working on the project. Click here to view just a few photos from Maryam Wahid's pictures of the OakMobile's visit to Aston Park on Flickr.

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