Naked Lungs

Naked Lungs is a newly established Birmingham collective focused on promoting and providing a platform for a myriad of art forms. We are curating a once monthly event to be held at the Custard Factory’s new addition, the Greenhouse Cafe. Alongside this we are also self publishing a small magazine to document the ongoing narrative … [Read more…]


In the early 2000s, Kings Norton dweller Tim Thomson started up the BrainCell Collective, a vehicle for organising art fairs and exhibitions for local artists. What began as a close-knit artist collective, soon grew into a large network of over 200 members, where artists could keep in touch with each other, share opportunities and events, and even … [Read more…]

If Wet…

Just over the border (“in deepest, darkest Worcestershire”) there’s a new night called If Wet… which has been set up by a regular on the Birmingham ‘arts’ scene, Sam Underwood, and David Morton (MortonUnderwood.) Part show and tell, part test bed, part salon; a place for artists to showcase their latest sonic works and research. … [Read more…]


On the 16th of May 2013 PILOT nights will return to AE Harris in Birmingham hosted by Tin Box theatre. This is a chance for theatre makers to present 10 – 20 minutes of new material in front of a real live audience. The venue will be available for development/rehearsals during office hours from the Monday of that … [Read more…]

Visit Birmingham’s new Culture Campaign

Visit Birmingham have launched a new culture campaign to attract more cultural tourists to the region. Their new perspective defying artwork features cultural characters from the city and is all about supporting and profiling local talent. Their website breaks down the image into different arts areas, and you can find further information on the wide range of … [Read more…]