Pokémon Go For Good & Pokémon Go Home!


Two different Pokémon related events here: POKEMON GO FOR GOOD – Ampersand Projects Thursday 25 August, 6-8pm at Eastside Projects Pokemon Go is a free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game which has quickly become a global phenomenon. It has been downloaded by more than 100 million people worldwide and has been credited with popularising augmented reality gaming, as … [Read more…]

Torcher Chamber Arkestra


Craftspace in partnership with mac birmingham present a unique one hour performance by the Torcher Chamber Arkestra, seen live for the first time in England, led by glass artist Carrie Fertig and featuring composer Alistair MacDonald  and percussionist Stu Brown. In this unusual collaboration Carrie Fertig creates a series of glass instruments, live, using the … [Read more…]

JQ Festival and Open Studios – this weekend

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Adrienne from We are Frilly alerted us to these events happening in the Jewellery Quarter this weekend: Jewellery Quarter Festival Friday 22 – Sunday 24 July Starting Friday 22 July at 4pm with an after work party, this three-day festival celebrates the unique blend of heritage and thriving creative innovation in this quirky corner of Birmingham. The weekend will … [Read more…]

The future of The Old Print Works


Came across this today… The Old Print Works has been active in Balsall Heath now for over 4 years hosting events, letting spaces to designer makers and holding classes and open workshops for the community. The charity that runs the space (Make It Sustainable Ltd) wants to do more with the space by applying for funding … [Read more…]

Spectra: Seek/Find


Spectra: Seek/Find Fri 17 Jun, 7pm | Sat 18 Jun, 12:30pm and 4pm | Tickets £8 (£6) | Cannon Hill Park & Outdoor Arena | All ages | Tickets: https://macbirmingham.co.uk/event/spectra-seek-find Come along on a beautiful beast of a multi-sensory promenade, immersive performance experience made by a mixed community and professional cast. Taste, feel, see, smell and … [Read more…]

Clipping the Church

Baked Woman, Tereza Buskova

On Saturday 11 June, Birmingham-based Czech artist Tereza Buskova will revitalise a very old English tradition and bring it back to the city. Working with the local community, she will reinterpret the custom of ‘Clipping the Church’ in an event which will explore motherhood and investigate British identity through its traditions. Derived from the Anglo-Saxon … [Read more…]

On the Road to Belonging


On the Road to Belonging, created by Work in Progress (WiP) and funded by Arts Council England, is a multi-art form event supporting young people and children in exploring themes of belonging taking place on Wednesday 1 June, 12noon – 8pm at mac birmingham. As part of the event WiP will present a brand new piece of … [Read more…]