BE Festival

BE Festival is Birmingham’s festival of new European theatre, dance and performance. Taking place from 23-27 June, for a second year it takes over the REP. Offering twenty shows from nine European countries, there will be theatre, dance, circus, food, live music, visual arts, talks and workshops. BE prides itself on having wonderful sense of … [Read more…]

Digbeth Delights


  This Sunday sees Digbeth Delights, an afternoon of avant-garde performances, workshops and talks take place across Minerva Works. Expect brutalist composition, contemporary improvisation, punk protest art and poetic robotics. It may be an off-site part of Supersonic Festival, but you don’t have to have a festival ticket to enjoy it. It’s all free. Events … [Read more…]

Digbeth First Friday Time!


It’s that time again! Digbeth comes alive on the first Friday of each month with exhibitions, late-night openings, special events, culture in unexpected spaces, live music, street food and more. Digbeth First Friday runs across Digbeth from 6pm ‘til late. A few events: Sparrow + Castice and Juneau Projects at A3 Project Space 4-8pm Birmingham … [Read more…]

Museums at Night


Museums at Night runs from tomorrow until Saturday across the country. Museums, galleries and heritage sites will be throwing open their doors after hours for special evening events. As well as the fantastic Art Bus, there are plenty of events to choose from in Birmingham. These include: Live AV installation at Vivid Projects as part of … [Read more…]

Eye Candy 2015 – Call out for artists, illustrators, designers and makers

The next Eye Candy, Birmingham’s festival of illustration, graphics, art and design takes place in October. The Eye Candy team are currently looking for ideas around exhibiting, live works, workshops, talks and installations. So if you are involved in the disciplines above, and have an exciting idea or amazing work that has to be shared, … [Read more…]

PowWow Festival of Writing 2015

On 26th April, PowWow Festival of Writing returns for its fourth year to The Prince of Wales with a programme “that brings you more bang for your book.” This year, the festival welcomes internationally-acclaimed screenwriter and BAFTA fellow Andrew Davies (House of Cards, A Very Peculiar Practice), author and Salt Publishing editor Nicholas Royle (Best … [Read more…]