A Christmassy 5th December


Looking for an alternative to the Christmas market for festive treats and presents? On Saturday 5 December there are four Chrismassy events to get your teeth into in Birmingham: Digmas – the Custard Factory’s Christmas fair offers live music and over 100 independent stalls where visitors can eat, shop and get into the festive spirit. … [Read more…]

A Brief Encounter at Moor Street Station


As part of BFI Love, mac birmingham are holding four very special screenings of Noel Coward’s romantic British classic Brief Encounter at Moor Street Station. Taking place from 4-6 December, tickets are selling fast. Book soon to avoid disappointment.

Happy Birthday BMAG!

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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery will be celebrating its 130th Birthday this Saturday, and they have lots of festivities in store. From 11am-4pm there will be live entertainment, a chance to dress in historic costume and have photographs taken, meet Queen Victoria, enjoy bake sale treats, birthday cake, a raffle, and special tours revealing the … [Read more…]

Arts Connect West Midlands: Development Programme


Arts Connect West Midlands has launched a Development Programme for Early Career Practitioners whose practice involves working with children and young people. They are offering up to £2,000 to support development opportunities. Find more information on their website. What is the Arts Connect Development programme? ACWM are inviting professional development proposals from early career artists, individual practitioners … [Read more…]

Celluloid City Weekend

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As part of Flatpack’s ongoing ‘Celluloid City’ season, this weekend there will be a programme of talks and screenings at mac birmingham that will explore the changing face of film as we shift from analogue to digital. Events include a look behind the scenes of the wonderful Steenbeckett installation in the first floor gallery; a … [Read more…]

2,241 Reasons to Remember – Second World War in Birmingham


Bullring outdoor market (19-22 Nov) 2,241 lives were lost in bombing raids in Birmingham in the Second World War. This November, Birmingham Hippodrome and the award winning arts organisation Metro-Boulot-Dodo will present an evocative and emotive illumination that will commemorate the Birmingham Blitz. In November 1940, just five days after the Coventry attack, Birmingham suffered … [Read more…]

Exquisite Corpse Workshop by Antonio Roberts at BOM


19th November 6-9pm, FREE A workshop inspired by the Exquisite Corpse surrealist storytelling technique. Participants are invited to co-create an artwork re-mixing archive images and other materials to be exhibited at the University of Birmingham. Following this a discussion will be held questioning authorship and ownership of the collaboratively created artworks. Participants need only bring … [Read more…]

Birmingham Printmakers Exhibition


Birmingham Printmakers invite you to join them at their opening evening, Friday 20th November  7pm -9pm. The exhibition shows a wide variety of original printmaking methods and themes from 11 members of Birmingham Printmakers.