- Whatsonstage Midlands
"the first site purely dedicated to performance in the Midlands, providing a platform for all the talent and flair that takes place here"
- Anne Bennett and Annie Murray at Castle Bromwich Library
On Thursday 15 May at 10.30am you can listen to two well known local authors Anne Bennett and Annie Murray talking about their different lives and personal experiences of Birmingham.
- Sunday Flea at the Custard Factory
It's back on Sunday 18 May from 11am to 4pm. The Birmingham Opera Company are having an open day down there with activities too.
- Dave Holland Jazz Ensemble Awards
Garry Corbett (aka bluejazzbuddha)'s photos from the final of the Dave Holland Jazz Ensemble Award evening, held on 27 April at the Birmingham Conservatoire.
- Robot Vs Dinosaur
Back at Island Bar on Friday 16 May with Datassette and Lone complementing the DJs. Dress like a robot or dinosaur for reduced entry.
- International Dance Festival Birmingham – events for w/c 12 May
A selection of events and workshops including a performance by the National Ballet of China and the opportunity for a peek at Ikon Eastside where 'Glass Fragments of Time' is on. There's film action with 'Planet B-Boy' on Saturday.