A round-up of a few events happening over the weekend:
Little Zine Party from 12pm, Saturday 4th August at the Ort Cafe, Balsall Heath. Celebrating zines & DIY culture. There will be Zines for sale, readings & workshops (see below).
Future Poets Festival Saturday 4th, 12pm–6pm at the Mac, Cannon Hill Park. A programme of workshops, exhibitions, installations, screenings, performances and more.
Supersonic Festival taster Saturday 4th 7.30pm, Capsule are bringing “cacophonous, abstract, abrasive and titanic sounds” into the walls of the Eastside Projects space.
The Old Joint Stock Musical Theatre Company are having ‘A Musical Matinee’ a cabaret of musical theatre 2.30pm, at The Old Joint Stock on Sunday 5th August.
Jamaica In The Square is on between 2-6 August, celebrating everything to do with Jamaican culture from traditional Jamaican food and Caribbean punches, to music, dance and entertainment.
Junction Festival of Contemporary Arts is taking place 3–5 August in Wolverhampton. Showing work from over 75 local and regional artists including visual art, performance, projections, interventions, poetry and music.
A new artist-run space, ‘Terrace’ in The Great Western Arcade is displaying Birmingham artist Paul Newman’s show ‘A Short Night in Tableau Yellow‘. From now until 20th August.
Finally, not quite in the postcode region but also worth a mention: Godiva the journey from Coventry to London, a giant puppet made in Coventry reaches London, pulled by 100 cyclists.