A Touch of Eastern Promise

The changes that the Balsall Heath neighbourhood have gone through are being explored by the local community and researchers from the University of Birmingham and Birmingham City University. Their Cultural Intermediation project is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council as part of its 2012 – 2016 Connected Communities programme. On Wednesday 4th June, the group is … [Read more…]

Art Bus – Museums At Night

On Thursday a selection of Birmingham’s most popular art galleries will once again be throwing their doors open until late in the evening to showcase new exhibitions. This is part of the Museums At Night scheme – a nationwide festival of inspiring after hours cultural events at museums, galleries and heritage sites curated by Culture 24. … [Read more…]

Refugee Boy

What do you get when you mix a polemic topic, a misunderstood community, two of Britain’s best poetic voices and the artistic directors at Birmingham REP? The answer is Refugee Boy – a heartbreaking and hilarious production brimming with hope, humanity and love. This is an adaption of Benjamin Zepheniah’s novel of the same title. It … [Read more…]

Frame 14 Conference – Annual Photography Exhibition

Frame Creatives are a Birmingham-based collective encouraging, supporting and promoting the local photographic community.  They are quickly building a strong community of interest by carving out a forum where creatives can share ideas, voice their concerns and support each other. They are holding the FRAME 14 Conference at The Custard Factory on Saturday 12th April. … [Read more…]