Birmingham Soup – Deadline 2nd June


Amy Martin got in touch with us to tell us about Birmingham Soup: —- What is SOUP? SOUP is a democratic experiment in micro-funding. Each month we hold a Birmingham SOUP event at Impact Hub Birmingham, you bring a dish to share (if you want) and pay a suggested donation of £5 or more on the door. Audiences … [Read more…]

The Hand That Feeds – A musical about Food Crime

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The New Optimists is putting on a musical . . . You are invited to a theatrical song cycle about food crime: What: Two free, outdoor performances of ‘The Hand That Feeds’   When: Saturday 14th May at 12pm & 2.30pm    Where: Outside St. Martin in the Bull Ring.  This follows on from our work for the Elliott Review … [Read more…]

Art SOAK 2016!

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Arts Forum Selly Oak’s annual festival Art SOAK returns to the Selly Oak district with a programme of performances, walks and workshops. We’re opening with a bang in the shiny new Stirchley Baths with Pilot Nights – an evening of new work by theatre makers from across the country.  It promises to be fun! We have … [Read more…]

BOM Summer Camp for 7-12 & 12-16 year olds

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Summer 2016 sees the return of BOM’s awesome week of creativity, electronics and making new friends! Perfect for budding inventors and restless minds. 7-12 year olds: Space Cadets 22–26 August 2016, 10am-3.30pm*, £125 for 5 days This year’s Summer Camp for 7-12 year olds is space-inspired, and we’re working with artists and creative technologists to … [Read more…]

Minervala Market, The Wig


WHAT IS THE ‘MINERVALA MARKET’? The Minervala Market is a nomadic trading post where artists and makers can trade materials and tools that are cluttering up studio spaces. It is set up during a time when finances are low and spaces to create work may becoming rarer. A follow on from ‘CARAVAN’, ’MINERVALA MARKET’ is … [Read more…]

International Dance Festival Birmingham – highlights

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The return of the fifth award-winning biennial International Dance Festival Birmingham (IDFB 2016) will see venues, streets and squares across the city and beyond welcome one of the world’s biggest celebrations of dance.  IDFB 2016 runs from 1 – 22 May, featuring world premieres and new commissions over three amazing weeks. Highlights include: an exciting … [Read more…]