BOM need your help!


BOM (Birmingham Open Media) is a great space, less than a minute’s walk from New Street Station. Amongst its offerings are… flexible co-working, production and shared studio spaces, support and skills sharing through its community of Fellows and R&D residencies, a gallery and events that result from creative collaborations and practice-based research with art, technology … [Read more…]

Ghost Streets of Balsall Heath


Last year, during the 50th anniversary celebrations for Birmingham University’s cultural studies department, the amazing photographs of Janet Mendelsohn were unearthed. Taken between 1967 and 1968, they are a snapshot of the streets and bomb-sites of Balsall Heath and Highgate on the brink of great change. In advance of an exhibition at Ikon in 2016, … [Read more…]

Digbeth Delights


  This Sunday sees Digbeth Delights, an afternoon of avant-garde performances, workshops and talks take place across Minerva Works. Expect brutalist composition, contemporary improvisation, punk protest art and poetic robotics. It may be an off-site part of Supersonic Festival, but you don’t have to have a festival ticket to enjoy it. It’s all free. Events … [Read more…]

My Route exhibition trail

Waheed Malik - Photo by Vanley Burke

From Saturday until 10 July, the free My Route exhibition trail aims to paint a picture of what it is to live and work on Stratford Road, giving an insight into the rich social history of the area. Stratford Road has long been an arrival point for new migrants arriving in Birmingham, many of whom … [Read more…]

Museums at Night


Museums at Night runs from tomorrow until Saturday across the country. Museums, galleries and heritage sites will be throwing open their doors after hours for special evening events. As well as the fantastic Art Bus, there are plenty of events to choose from in Birmingham. These include: Live AV installation at Vivid Projects as part of … [Read more…]