Speak up for Culture

This morning we received an important and timely message from mac birmingham: With 1 million visits each year to mac alone, we know that art and culture is hugely important to the people of Birmingham. We believe art transforms lives. It helps us share and express thoughts, experiences, feelings and ideas. The rich diversity of … [Read more…]

World Premiere: In The Motherhood, Outer Circle Arts


In the Motherhood, produced by Birmingham-based Outer Circle Arts, premieres at Birmingham REP this November: Nita and Bonnie run the PTA in their charming village with brutal efficiency. Their enterprising and sometimes shocking approach to fundraising exploits the deep frustrations and struggles of being a mum, with highly lucrative results. Into this world of competitive … [Read more…]

Sampad – Celebrating 25 years


  This November is Sampad’s 25th anniversary. They’re celebrating with a variety of lively entertainment, including music, dance, spoken word and artists from Birmingham and beyond: The uplifting, celebratory performances feature renowned artists and luminaries including: Nahid Siddiqui, Chitraleka Bolar, Aakash Odedra, Soweto Kinch, Sanyogita Kumari, Harjinder Matharu, Mendi Singh Trio, Bollywood Dreams Dance, Shane Shambhu, … [Read more…]

Black History Month 1st-31st October


Bramall Black History Month will start on 1st October at 7.30pm with One Many People, a diverse and vibrant group of musicians in the Bramall Music Building and full information about the events and links to book tickets can be also downloaded here. The Drum Black History Month at The Drum –  The Drum’s Black History Month … [Read more…]

Fierce Festival 2015

Miguel G Deep Aerobics at Fierce Festival

This year will be the last Fierce with directors Laura McDermott and Harun Morrison at the helm, and they’re planning to go out with a very characteristic bang. The festival programme has been announced, and early bird tickets are now on sale. The five day festival taking place from 7-11 October across Birmingham and Warwick … [Read more…]