The Shortest Days Polish Wave


The Shortest Days Polish Wave is a show of the five most interesting Polish short films presented in the five European cities. This unofficial celebration of short movies will take place in the shortest days of a year. For the second time, the best of Polish short films will travel all over Europe. The international … [Read more…]

A Winter Less Ordinary

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This weekend, an alternative Christmas market comes to town.  A Winter Less Ordinary takes place at 119 Floodgate Street, Digbeth from 11am-1am on Saturday and Sunday. As well as independent art, music, fashion, crafts, performance and food, expect installations, live music, DJs, spoken word, immersive theatre, pop-up ballet, a flashmob choir, buskers, vintage, vinyl, and … [Read more…]

New Community Centre for Yardley

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Live in Yardley and fancy doing something different on one of your evenings, or run an activity but need a space? A new community centre in Yardley launches next Monday with a week of free taster activities. The sessions (including art, writing, batik, dhol drumming, DJ workshops, mehndi and technical drawing classes) will provide a … [Read more…]

Spooky goings-on across Birmingham

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We’ve spotted a two tempting Halloween-themed events taking place at the end of the month… Aston Hall’s Haunted House on the Hill “As part of Aston Hallowe’en one of Britain’s most haunted buildings is open for an immersive evening ghost tour you won’t forget. Spirits, shocks, gore and plenty of scares; these nights of terror will leave … [Read more…]

Modernist & Brutalist Brum


Love Modernist and Brutalist architecture, or just interested in the buildings of Brum? This nifty map is for you –  

PIND project catalogue launch & Voyager afterparty


PIND is an international art project, organised by the independent cultural producer Jaanika Okk and the Polish Expats Association. The project focuses on site specific art and collaboration. The aim of the project is to create a platform for international relationship between artists from Tallinn and Birmingham. Generating discussions and exchanging experiences as well as … [Read more…]

Ooops! A new gallery in Bearwood


Ooops! has recently opened up in Bearwood, describing itself as an artisan gallery and gift shop selling handmade artwork, prints, jewellery, stained glass, taxidermy and much more. They’re holding a couple of workshops with local designer/makers – Anna, who’s holding a workshop called ‘Loops n Sticks‘ for basic stitching, and Rebecca Cowley from Working Clasp Jewellery, for ‘Making Up … [Read more…]

STEALTH at Vivid Projects


STEALTH exhibition opening tonight at Vivid Projects, 6.30-8.30PM Curated by Antonio Roberts, Associate Producer for Vivid Projects STEALTH presents recent work by UK and international artists critiquing surveillance culture and the invasive and pervasive technologies that shape our daily interactions. Utilising a variety of media including installations, video, social media and software, the exhibition explores how technology … [Read more…]