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…]

A Christmassy 5th December

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Looking for an alternative to the Christmas market for festive treats and presents? On Saturday 5 December there are four Chrismassy events to get your teeth into in Birmingham: Digmas – the Custard Factory’s Christmas fair offers live music and over 100 independent stalls where visitors can eat, shop and get into the festive spirit. … [Read more…]

A Brief Encounter at Moor Street Station

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As part of BFI Love, mac birmingham are holding four very special screenings of Noel Coward’s romantic British classic Brief Encounter at Moor Street Station. Taking place from 4-6 December, tickets are selling fast. Book soon to avoid disappointment.

Happy Birthday BMAG!

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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery will be celebrating its 130th Birthday this Saturday, and they have lots of festivities in store. From 11am-4pm there will be live entertainment, a chance to dress in historic costume and have photographs taken, meet Queen Victoria, enjoy bake sale treats, birthday cake, a raffle, and special tours revealing the … [Read more…]

Arts Connect West Midlands: Development Programme

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Arts Connect West Midlands has launched a Development Programme for Early Career Practitioners whose practice involves working with children and young people. They are offering up to £2,000 to support development opportunities. Find more information on their website. What is the Arts Connect Development programme? ACWM are inviting professional development proposals from early career artists, individual practitioners … [Read more…]

Celluloid City Weekend

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As part of Flatpack’s ongoing ‘Celluloid City’ season, this weekend there will be a programme of talks and screenings at mac birmingham that will explore the changing face of film as we shift from analogue to digital. Events include a look behind the scenes of the wonderful Steenbeckett installation in the first floor gallery; a … [Read more…]

2,241 Reasons to Remember – Second World War in Birmingham

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Bullring outdoor market (19-22 Nov) 2,241 lives were lost in bombing raids in Birmingham in the Second World War. This November, Birmingham Hippodrome and the award winning arts organisation Metro-Boulot-Dodo will present an evocative and emotive illumination that will commemorate the Birmingham Blitz. In November 1940, just five days after the Coventry attack, Birmingham suffered … [Read more…]