As well as Flatpack Film Festival, Frontiers Festival, Birmingham Digital Week and Equinox kicking off this week (phew, what a list!) the University of Birmingham’s Arts and Science Festival takes place for a third year. Running from today until Sunday and with the theme of ‘Sight & Sound’, the free festival will showcase culture, research … [Read more…]
Supersonic Festival have had a successful kickstarter – but it isn’t too late to become a supporter and get a great reward in return, whether it’s for a festival pass (which I bagged) a teatowel, or to be worshipped as their pagan deity of Supersonic Festival… The kickstarter ends on 14th March at 5pm!
Back in December we issued a call for artists for the Wild at Heart project “The Big Hoot” where a unique collection of owl sculptures will create a trail across Birmingham this summer. The deadline for submissions was early January and the Wild at Heart team received over 275 potential owl designs. Artists are gradually being … [Read more…]
City of Colours 2015 – Open for Artist Applications! CoC have announced that they have opened the doors for artist applications for City of Colours 2015, which will be taking place in Digbeth on the weekend of the 12th September. If you’d like to be involved in some capacity, please complete the artist booking form and return no … [Read more…]
Frontiers Festival returns from 16-27 March for a two week celebration of bold new music. Visitors can expect an eclectic programme of performances and exhibitions at venues across Birmingham, with internationally-respected artists performing alongside exciting new talent from the Conservatoire. Produced by Birmingham Conservatoire, Frontiers Festival 2015 focuses on the use of electronics in contemporary classical and jazz music. … [Read more…]
Spring is on its way – which in the Birmingham cultural calendar can only mean Flatpack! Flatpack Film Festival returns for its ninth edition from 19-29 March. Boasting 120 events at over 30 venues – take your pick from Finnish animation sculptures, long-lost archives, a virtual dinner party featuring Occulus Rift, coffee demonstrations, slime moulds, … [Read more…]
West Midlands Mixed Media Awards 2015. Beatfreeks are producing an ambitious community mixed media festival ‘ Equinox ‘ from 16 – 20th March 2015. See here: https://www.facebook.com/events/313485875525874/ The festival will culminate with West Midlands Mixed Media Awards on Friday 20th March 2015 at Meer Lounge, John Bright Street, Birmingham. A pioneering celebration of aspiring young … [Read more…]
Winter showcase – 6th December 10.00am – 6.00pm City of Colours is back! Come and join us for our winter showcase, involving over 30 local artists, a huge Christmas market hall, affordable art sale, DJs, retro gaming, graffiti battle on NYC style subway carriage, face painting, screen printing, break dancing and graffiti workshops. Oh and … [Read more…]