What’s the Agenda? Cannon Hill Collective

This weekend Cannon Hill Collective (CHC) present What’s the Agenda? A festival of visual art, performance and debate. Working with world-renowned theatre practitioners Stan’s Cafe and Creative Producers Amy Martin and Alex McCorkindale, the Cannon Hill Collective have planned, created and marketed the festival for members of the public as well as their peers. The diverse range of artistic … [Read more…]

Flatpack Film Festival 2014 round-up

  Today (Thursday 20th March) sees the return of Flatpack Film Festival, back for its eighth edition. The acclaimed Birmingham festival returns for 11 days of film, walking tours, installations, parties, workshops, pop-up screenings and more. The Created in Birmingham team have compiled a list of ‘top picks’ which we are tweeting in the run … [Read more…]

Epic Encounters at Birmingham REP

Epic Encounters, Birmingham REP’s eight week programme of events celebrating the ideas, stories and plays of Bertolt Brecht, is in full swing. Curated by playwright Mark Ravenhill, Epic Encounters is “a feast of inspiring theatre, stimulating debate and hands-on activities for all ages” and it is taking place until 12th April. There are plenty of … [Read more…]

Upcoming festivals…

Still Walking Festival   Birmingham’s Festival of Walking, Still Walking festival, is back Friday 14th March – Thursday 20th March. The Still Walking outlook is that there’s a lot to discover in the city and guided tours are a great way to do this. Our programmes highlight the many layers of the city and just … [Read more…]

Festival of Imagination at Selfridges Birmingham

Festival of Imagination begins Wednesday 5th February at Selfridges Birmingham. There is a programme of events containing further information including the times/dates of the various events that will be hosted at Selfridges over the next few weeks. If you’d like to attend any of the talks or events then you need to email FOIBirmingham@selfridges.co.uk to book a place. … [Read more…]

Merry DIGMAS: Brum’s Independent Christmas Fair

Birmingham’s arts and media quarter The Custard Factory is teaming up with street food specialists Digbeth Dining Club to produce a one-day independent Christmas Festival on Saturday 14th December. This is the perfect way to avoid the pre-Christmas crush at the Bull Ring and stumble upon some amazing  stocking fillers. Buy one of a kind outfits and rock … [Read more…]

Festivals Birmingham BCC funding info

Had the information below through from Birmingham City Council, thought it might interest people looking for funding from BCC who are intending on doing a festival next year. I’ve not actually read through it in great detail so I’ll leave that with you. Might not be of interest to regular CiB readers, in which case, … [Read more…]