Warwick Bar Summer Fete


Join Warwick Bar this Saturday for a free day of family fun, films, art installations, open studios, activity workshops, a craft market, live music, street food and drinks! Grand Union’s studio artists will be opening their doors to the public, offering a rare opportunity to see behind the scenes. Edible Eastside will open their doors … [Read more…]

Longbridge Public Art Project Summer School


Longbridge Public Art Project (LPAP) is offering recent graduates in art, design or media related subjects (such as Art & Design, Fine Art, Performance, Music, Visual Communication and Architecture) the opportunity to further their artistic practice and career. During a two month long Summer School, participants will have opportunities to learn new skills, attend talks … [Read more…]

On the Road to Belonging


On the Road to Belonging, created by Work in Progress (WiP) and funded by Arts Council England, is a multi-art form event supporting young people and children in exploring themes of belonging taking place on Wednesday 1 June, 12noon – 8pm at mac birmingham. As part of the event WiP will present a brand new piece of … [Read more…]

Birmingham Soup – Deadline 2nd June


Amy Martin got in touch with us to tell us about Birmingham Soup: —- What is SOUP? SOUP is a democratic experiment in micro-funding. Each month we hold a Birmingham SOUP event at Impact Hub Birmingham, you bring a dish to share (if you want) and pay a suggested donation of £5 or more on the door. Audiences … [Read more…]

Minervala Market, The Wig


WHAT IS THE ‘MINERVALA MARKET’? The Minervala Market is a nomadic trading post where artists and makers can trade materials and tools that are cluttering up studio spaces. It is set up during a time when finances are low and spaces to create work may becoming rarer. A follow on from ‘CARAVAN’, ’MINERVALA MARKET’ is … [Read more…]

Happy 10th birthday Flatpack!

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It’s hard to believe that Flatpack Film Festival is ten. Spawned from short film nights at the Rainbow in Digbeth, the festival now takes over the city with screenings, performances, installations and happenings every year. This year’s festival kicks off slightly later than usual (19-24 April) and is a little shorter than previous editions. However, … [Read more…]

Folly Project – Call-out for Community Engagement


Trident Housing Association have been successful in securing a Heritage Lottery Fund Start up Grant to assess the viability of Edgbaston’s Perrott’s Folly opening up as a heritage and culture hub. There will be a public meeting from 6-7pm Thursday 21 January at the Deaf Cultural Centre where you can find out about the building’s … [Read more…]