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Homegrown: Home for Waifs and Strays

Homegrown is an ambitious artist development programme run by Birmingham live art agency Home For Waifs and Strays,  supported by Arts Council England and the Jerwood Charitable Trust. The aim of the programme is to showcase some of the great live art and performance talent in the West Midlands by giving emerging artists the chance... [Read more...]

Pokémon Go For Good & Pokémon Go Home!

Two different Pokémon related events here: POKEMON GO FOR GOOD – Ampersand Projects Thursday 25 August, 6-8pm at Eastside Projects Pokemon Go is a free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game which has quickly become a global phenomenon. Show More Summary

Torcher Chamber Arkestra

Craftspace in partnership with mac birmingham present a unique one hour performance by the Torcher Chamber Arkestra, seen live for the first time in England, led by glass artist Carrie Fertig and featuring composer Alistair MacDonald  and percussionist Stu Brown. In this unusual collaboration Carrie Fertig creates a series of glass instruments, live, using the... [Read more...]

JQ Festival and Open Studios – this weekend

Adrienne from We are Frilly alerted us to these events happening in the Jewellery Quarter this weekend: Jewellery Quarter Festival Friday 22 – Sunday 24 July Starting Friday 22 July at 4pm with an after work party, this three-day festival celebrates the unique blend of heritage and thriving creative innovation in this quirky corner of Birmingham. Show More Summary

Summer in Southside

With suitable weather upon us, this weekend Summer in Southside brings the seaside to the city. Over the weekend, experience a vibrant carnival atmosphere where Hurst Street will be transformed with seaside sights, sounds and silliness. Be swept away by nautical encounters from a cod choir, deep-sea divers and even some pirates. Play on wooden street... [Read more...]

Warwick Bar Summer Fete

Join Warwick Bar this Saturday for a free day of family fun, films, art installations, open studios, activity workshops, a craft market, live music, street food and drinks! Grand Union’s studio artists will be opening their doors to the public, offering a rare opportunity to see behind the scenes. Edible Eastside will open their doors... [Read more...]

Black Hole Club – Artist’s Copyright: Protecting and Licensing Your Work

Antonio Roberts sent us this info about an upcoming workshop at Black Hole Club: Navigating the world of copyright and intellectual property can be daunting, but it’s important to know your rights and how protecting them can be central to your success. Come find out everything you need to know about copyright, the law and your... [Read more...]

M5 Mile Artist Commission

MADE are looking to commission five artists from Birmingham and the Black Country to enliven a space under the M5 motorway in Sandwell for a one day event on Saturday 16 July 2016. The commissions are inspired by MADE’s vision for a Black Country Garden City utilising a neglected section of land under the raised... [Read more...]

Yarningham – Birmingham’s new yarn festival

Yarningham is a new yarn festival produced by Stitches and Hos, Brum’s motley crew of enthusiasts for all things knitted, crocheted and stitched. Taking place over the weekend of 16 and 17 July at Stirchley Baths, it will feature stalls from independent yarn producers from across the UK…and two live alpacas (called Cookies and Cream).... [Read more...]

Hidden Spaces

Hidden Spaces runs until the end of the month offering opportunities to explore buildings in Birmingham that aren’t always open to the public, interesting architectural tours and events. This year’s festival features: An open day at Moseley Road Baths. Tours of the Gun Barrel Proof House. Tolkien Tour of Birmingham with Two Towers Brewery. City... [Read more...]

Roger Hiorns: Untitled (a retrospective view of the pathway)

Ikon and Birmingham Cathedral present a new site-specific work by Birmingham-born artist Roger Hiorns, Untitled (a retrospective view of the pathway), 2016 Working with the choir of St Philip’s Cathedral, Birmingham, the event sees choristers undertake Choral Evensong whilst lying on their backs on the floor, within the nave of the church, rather than standing... [Read more...]

The future of The Old Print Works

Came across this today… The Old Print Works has been active in Balsall Heath now for over 4 years hosting events, letting spaces to designer makers and holding classes and open workshops for the community. The charity that runs the space (Make It Sustainable Ltd) wants to do more with the space by applying for funding... [Read more...]

Spectra: Seek/Find

Spectra: Seek/Find Fri 17 Jun, 7pm | Sat 18 Jun, 12:30pm and 4pm | Tickets £8 (£6) | Cannon Hill Park & Outdoor Arena | All ages | Tickets: Come along on a beautiful beast of a multi-sensory promenade, immersive performance experience made by a mixed community and professional cast. Taste, feel, see, smell and... [Read more...]

Longbridge Public Art Project Summer School

Longbridge Public Art Project (LPAP) is offering recent graduates in art, design or media related subjects (such as Art & Design, Fine Art, Performance, Music, Visual Communication and Architecture) the opportunity to further their artistic practice and career. Show More Summary

Clipping the Church

On Saturday 11 June, Birmingham-based Czech artist Tereza Buskova will revitalise a very old English tradition and bring it back to the city. Working with the local community, she will reinterpret the custom of ‘Clipping the Church’ in an event which will explore motherhood and investigate British identity through its traditions. Derived from the Anglo-Saxon... [Read more...]

City Camp

Running until Saturday 18 June, City Camp is a festival exploring the theme of city futures and the future of Birmingham. It is an open festival – anyone can pitch an idea to be part of the programme, thus recognising that we all have a role to play in feeding into the city’s dialogue and... [Read more...]

Constructing The Self: David Bowie

As part of June’s Digbeth First Friday, Vivid Projects present Constructing The Self, a night of new art works, music and audience participation in celebration of the creative life of David Bowie. Put on your red shoes (in fact choose from 150 pairs) and dance the blues, or explore video works and installations by members... [Read more...]

On the Road to Belonging

On the Road to Belonging, created by Work in Progress (WiP) and funded by Arts Council England, is a multi-art form event supporting young people and children in exploring themes of belonging taking place on Wednesday 1 June, 12noon – 8pm at mac birmingham. As part of the event WiP will present a brand new piece of... [Read more...]

Birmingham Soup – Deadline 2nd June

Amy Martin got in touch with us to tell us about Birmingham Soup: —- What is SOUP? SOUP is a democratic experiment in micro-funding. Each month we hold a Birmingham SOUP event at Impact Hub Birmingham, you bring a dish to share (if you want) and pay a suggested donation of £5 or more on the door. Audiences... [Read more...]


Make/Shift/Space is a new portable artist structure which will host a programme of live art making through residencies, workshops and events in public locations until July. Devised by artist-duo Hickey+Warner, the project is supported by Arts Council England and mac birmingham. Show More Summary

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