Bedlam Festival 2015


Birmingham REP presents BEDLAM, in association with the Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust. The festival returns for 2015 with a programme that celebrates the creative arts and mental health with specially programmed productions, workshops and debates, tackling different aspects of mental health. Join the REP for an entertaining and enlightening exploration of a sensitive subject and help challenge … [Read more…]

Permission Taken – Antonio Roberts


Join BOM for the opening of artist Antonio Roberts’ first ever solo exhibition. Described as “the most exciting UK artist working digitally today”, Roberts has earned international acclaim through exhibitions and performances across the globe including Tate Britain, the Computer Art Congress in Brazil and the Institute of Modern Art in Chicago. Roberts’ works explore ideas … [Read more…]

Writing workshop with Paul Squires / Black Hole Club


THIS IS HAPPENING TONIGHT: With the proliferation of social media platforms, the ability to write effectively about one’s own work is more important than ever before. Join Paul Squires, founder of online arts, technology and media magazine, Imperica, as he leads an interactive workshop for Black Hole Club at Vivid Projects to address the following … [Read more…]

Sampad – Celebrating 25 years


  This November is Sampad’s 25th anniversary. They’re celebrating with a variety of lively entertainment, including music, dance, spoken word and artists from Birmingham and beyond: The uplifting, celebratory performances feature renowned artists and luminaries including: Nahid Siddiqui, Chitraleka Bolar, Aakash Odedra, Soweto Kinch, Sanyogita Kumari, Harjinder Matharu, Mendi Singh Trio, Bollywood Dreams Dance, Shane Shambhu, … [Read more…]

Canvas Conference 2015

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It’s coming up to 383 Project’s annual Canvas Conference! Canvas is back for its fourth year in Birmingham, with a stronger line-up than ever. With speakers from the likes of Graze, Etsy, Medium, NASA and TED, this day event reveals the insider stories from teams building some of the world’s most useful products & services. Over … [Read more…]

Spooky goings-on across Birmingham

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We’ve spotted a two tempting Halloween-themed events taking place at the end of the month… Aston Hall’s Haunted House on the Hill “As part of Aston Hallowe’en one of Britain’s most haunted buildings is open for an immersive evening ghost tour you won’t forget. Spirits, shocks, gore and plenty of scares; these nights of terror will leave … [Read more…]

Cultivate – DASH Arts


Organised by DASH, Cultivate is a mentoring programme for emerging disabled visual artists across the West Midlands designed to enable them access to opportunities and practical specialist support to develop their practice. A three year programme, places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Applications are now open for the opportunity, and … [Read more…]