Arts Forum Selly Oak have announced dates for some of Art SOAK festival‘s rescheduled workshops, which had been postponed from their March festival (you may remember it was a particularly snowy weekend.) Art SOAK Revisited is taking place across weekends in May/June, and more information is on the flyer below, and on the Arts Forum … [Read more…]
Earlier this year, we wrote about the Birmingham Architecture Festival taking place across Birmingham in May. They have recently launched a kickstarter to help fund their efforts, and at the time of writing they are half way to reaching their target of £1250. “The Birmingham Architecture Festival is a welcome addition to Birmingham’s burgeoning independent festival … [Read more…]
Fierce Festival – Save The Dates Apologies about the warped image – it’s a screengrab. Further info on the Fierce Festival website.
Brand new for 2013, LOLIHULL launches with a fantastic line-up of comedians including Edinburgh Festival Best Newcomer-nominated Joe Lycett; the “inventive rebooting of physical comedy” from the Boy with Tape on His Face; the master of the one-liner Gary Delaney and Festival Patron Jasper Carrott’s hugely popular Made in Brum show. There’s also a Barnstormers Comedy evening, stand-up workshops for budding comedians, … [Read more…]
Kassie and I spent Saturday going through the Flatpack programme, highlighting what we’re watching together. With so many films, workshops, events, parties and more to choose from, you really are spoilt for choice. Do have a read of the full programme, especially if you’re a Flatpack Festival first-timer. ‘Flatpack Festival has become one of the cultural highlights … [Read more…]
After what has felt like a quiet few months (and extended January blues) it seems that the fun of a festival season is once again upon us what with Art SOAK, Theatre Fever, Flatpack and the University of Birmingham’s Arts and Science festival taking place in Birmingham over the next few weeks. “Running Monday … [Read more…]
With plays in pubs, hair salons and supermarket car parks, string quartets and jewellery workshops in sport centres, and circus skills workshops and choirs in local parks – you’ll see there’s a jam packed programme of free and interactive arts activities taking place for Art SOAK, across the wider Selly Oak area over next weekend, 23rd-24th … [Read more…]
After some rumours flying around, it has officially been announced that Birmingham’s Artsfest has been cancelled due to the council’s need for budget cuts. The yearly event was the largest free arts festival in the UK, working with arts communities and centres from across the city. Councillor Ian Ward has stated in a Birmingham Post … [Read more…]