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…]

January Birmingham Soup


Hear directly from exciting small, local enterprises who need help and guidance and give them a bit of dosh! Sounds great! SOUP takes place once a month, and whoever makes the best pitch gets all the donations given on entry. Find out about local projects, eat tasty soup and meet new people. The next edition … [Read more…]

Lady Lust at Birmingham REP


Sarah is discussing sex. And porn. And all the unavoidable worry. Using pornography and her own sex-life as a starting point, Sarah Hamilton Baker investigates what it means to be a woman in the 21st century. It’s refreshingly truthful but a little bit awkward. Think of it as an open and honest way discussion of … [Read more…]

The Gamification Lab, Next Gen at mac Birmingham


Monday 11 January ­ – Monday 25 April 2016 Recruitment Workshop ­Monday 11 January Following the launch of successful projects #ShoutAboutBrum and Forge Magazine, the Next Gen Creative Agency are looking for young people to take part in an exciting new project  The Gamification Lab. The project is an opportunity to collaborate with Birmingham’s best creative and cultural organisations … [Read more…]

Devoted and Disgruntled


Devoted & Disgruntled 11: What are we going to do about theatre and the performing arts, Improbable’s annual event for theatre lovers and performing arts people, is being hosted by the Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 9 – 11 January 2016. Lyn Gardner from The Guardian has described D&D as “One of the most vital events in the … [Read more…]

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…]

Diabolical Roses

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Diabolical Roses is an immersive food-based art event and alternative Valentines experience. This new production has been conceived to explore themes of romance, sex and unity through food and performance. Diabolical Roses proposes new ways to consider ‘love’ through a mouthwatering menu and performance, which together provide a rich multi-sensory experience. Diabolical Roses will contribute to the imaginative possibilities within gastronomy, performance … [Read more…]



From 12 – 18 December, look out for Midlight, an interactive field of lights that will pop up at Birmingham Cathedral, ThinkTank and Eastside Park. Made by British-Chinese artist Aowen Jin and commissioned by Birmingham Hippodrome CREATIVE, the piece is a constantly changing public artwork, which the spectator can alter: Watch as the fibre optics … [Read more…]