Hidden Spaces


Hidden Spaces runs until the end of the month offering opportunities to explore buildings in Birmingham that aren’t always open to the public, interesting architectural tours and events. This year’s festival features: An open day at Moseley Road Baths. Tours of the Gun Barrel Proof House. Tolkien Tour of Birmingham with Two Towers Brewery. City … [Read more…]

Roger Hiorns: Untitled (a retrospective view of the pathway)


Ikon and Birmingham Cathedral present a new site-specific work by Birmingham-born artist Roger Hiorns, Untitled (a retrospective view of the pathway), 2016 Working with the choir of St Philip’s Cathedral, Birmingham, the event sees choristers undertake Choral Evensong whilst lying on their backs on the floor, within the nave of the church, rather than standing … [Read more…]

The future of The Old Print Works


Came across this today… The Old Print Works has been active in Balsall Heath now for over 4 years hosting events, letting spaces to designer makers and holding classes and open workshops for the community. The charity that runs the space (Make It Sustainable Ltd) wants to do more with the space by applying for funding … [Read more…]

Spectra: Seek/Find


Spectra: Seek/Find Fri 17 Jun, 7pm | Sat 18 Jun, 12:30pm and 4pm | Tickets £8 (£6) | Cannon Hill Park & Outdoor Arena | All ages | Tickets: https://macbirmingham.co.uk/event/spectra-seek-find Come along on a beautiful beast of a multi-sensory promenade, immersive performance experience made by a mixed community and professional cast. Taste, feel, see, smell and … [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…]

Clipping the Church

Baked Woman, Tereza Buskova

On Saturday 11 June, Birmingham-based Czech artist Tereza Buskova will revitalise a very old English tradition and bring it back to the city. Working with the local community, she will reinterpret the custom of ‘Clipping the Church’ in an event which will explore motherhood and investigate British identity through its traditions. Derived from the Anglo-Saxon … [Read more…]

City Camp


Running until Saturday 18 June, City Camp is a festival exploring the theme of city futures and the future of Birmingham. It is an open festival – anyone can pitch an idea to be part of the programme, thus recognising that we all have a role to play in feeding into the city’s dialogue and … [Read more…]