Stirchley Artist Collective: Swimming exhibition

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In celebration of the imminent re-opening of the Stirchley Baths as a community centre – after two-decade dereliction – local resident and graphic designer Kerry, has brought together a number of Stirchley-based artists, designers and illustrators, to produce a piece of work to be part of a collection inspired by swimming and Stirchley Baths. Artists include: Carla … [Read more…]

Galleries Night

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Galleries Night returns on Friday 30 October with a chance to hop on the free Art Bus and enjoy late-night openings at six of Birmingham’s galleries. Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Ikon Gallery, RBSA Gallery, Parkside Gallery and mac birmingham will be open. A few of the venues will … [Read more…]



There’s a treat for film fans at mac birmingham at the moment. Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan’s installation Steenbeckett is taking up the first floor gallery – only the fourth time it’s ever been shown. Two thousand feet of 35mm film (of a Samuel Beckett play featuring John Hurt) is continuously and precariously moving around the … [Read more…]

In:Site Festival


In:Site, organised by Craftspace, returns to Birmingham Cathedral Square (a.k.a Pigeon Park) this week. A festival of graduate creativity, selected artists will be working in the square, transforming the space with a programme of craft interventions inspired by the Cathedral’s tercentenary celebrations. Over the week, each graduate has a day to make a creative intervention. … [Read more…]

Scalarama 2015


Back for a fifth year, Scalarama is an international celebration of cinema taking place during September. For 2015 there are more events than ever in Birmingham. Highlights include: Live text and sound mash-ups at Vivid Projects with Repeator – Material World. A chance to see the Birmingham Camera Obscura in action. The Purple Rose of … [Read more…]

Modernist & Brutalist Brum


Love Modernist and Brutalist architecture, or just interested in the buildings of Brum? This nifty map is for you –  

BOM need your help!


BOM (Birmingham Open Media) is a great space, less than a minute’s walk from New Street Station. Amongst its offerings are… flexible co-working, production and shared studio spaces, support and skills sharing through its community of Fellows and R&D residencies, a gallery and events that result from creative collaborations and practice-based research with art, technology … [Read more…]

Warwick Bar Summer Fête

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The Warwick Bar Summer Fête returns this Saturday. Expect food, music, workshops and the chance to see shows at the galleries inhabiting Minerva Works. For the first time, a flotilla of narrow boats and floating market will also be mooring up and offering a range of food, crafts, plants and antiques. With the Beer Bash … [Read more…]