Refugee Boy

What do you get when you mix a polemic topic, a misunderstood community, two of Britain’s best poetic voices and the artistic directors at Birmingham REP? The answer is Refugee Boy – a heartbreaking and hilarious production brimming with hope, humanity and love. This is an adaption of Benjamin Zepheniah’s novel of the same title. It … [Read more…]

What’s the Agenda? Cannon Hill Collective

This weekend Cannon Hill Collective (CHC) present What’s the Agenda? A festival of visual art, performance and debate. Working with world-renowned theatre practitioners Stan’s Cafe and Creative Producers Amy Martin and Alex McCorkindale, the Cannon Hill Collective have planned, created and marketed the festival for members of the public as well as their peers. The diverse range of artistic … [Read more…]

Epic Encounters at Birmingham REP

Epic Encounters, Birmingham REP’s eight week programme of events celebrating the ideas, stories and plays of Bertolt Brecht, is in full swing. Curated by playwright Mark Ravenhill, Epic Encounters is “a feast of inspiring theatre, stimulating debate and hands-on activities for all ages” and it is taking place until 12th April. There are plenty of … [Read more…]

The Event

‘The Event‘ at The ThinkTank at Millennium Point is an opportunity for young and youngish people to debate and decide the future of local art, heritage and culture. On Saturday 15th March, people from across the West Midlands are coming together for this free creative consultation event that empowers young people to take leadership roles. There … [Read more…]