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…]

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…]

Stirchley Baths Craft Commission


Stirchley Baths is looking to commission a Birmingham-based, emerging or early career craft practitioner to develop and produce a ceremonial key inspired by the heritage of the building. When the building was opened in 1911 a beautiful ceremonial key was presented. The 2015 key will be used at the opening event of the building, and both … [Read more…]

We Make Collective


Birmingham-based Fran Stone from Fall for DIY (also Hobzy), has today launched We Make Collective! I decided to start We Make Collective after meeting far too many people that don’t believe in their own creativity. Creativity is something we practice and learn. Not something we’re gifted with. At We Make Collective we believe in learning … [Read more…]

Craft Market at the mac this Sunday

This coming Sunday (7th) is mac’s montly craft market, which takes place on the first Sunday of the month. With a huge history of successful Christmas Craft Fairs here at mac birmingham and a phenomenal number of local designer makers, our spring and summer craft fairs continue this success. With a multitude of stalls and … [Read more…]

BIAD – Art & Design MA shows

Just a quick one, the BIAD – Art & Design MA shows are on now-25th September: Bursting with creativity and fresh ideas, our MA Shows showcase our emerging professionals and take place across three sites in Birmingham city centre from Mon 1 to Thurs 25 September 2014. These events are free entry. Please note dates and times vary according to each art … [Read more…]