Upcoming festivals…

Still Walking Festival   Birmingham’s Festival of Walking, Still Walking festival, is back Friday 14th March – Thursday 20th March. The Still Walking outlook is that there’s a lot to discover in the city and guided tours are a great way to do this. Our programmes highlight the many layers of the city and just … [Read more…]

Beatfreeks presents Soul Sessions

  Beatfreeks have teamed up with BBC Radio 1Xtra and the exciting new Soundlounge project to produce a must-see evening of spoken word and live music on Tuesday 18th February. The Beatfreeks collective is a youth-led social enterprise committed to creating social change, empowering young people and unleashing creativity in everyone. This group of local artists are … [Read more…]

Join the Circus with RoguePlay Theatre

There is a brand new outdoor Circus Theatre performance being developed by RoguePlay in Birmingham. EVER WANTED TO JOIN THE CIRCUS? Well, now you can. RoguePlay has been funded by Birmingham City Council to train 12 local people in a variety of skills so they can rehearse and perform alongside us in our next big outdoor … [Read more…]

IDFB International Dance Festival Birmingham 2014

International Dance Festival Birmingham (IDFB) one of Europe’s biggest dance festivals, co-produced by DanceXchange and Birmingham Hippodrome, returns for its fourth year. The festival “officially launched” yesterday afternoon. In less than three months’ time, this award-winning biennial celebration of dance, returns to the city from Thursday 24th April 2014 – Sunday 25th May for over … [Read more…]

The Comedy Hut

The Comedy Hut is a new monthly night at the Custard Factory which will be held on the first Wednesday of every month, and will feature some big name comedians playing intimate gigs for bargain prices; testing out new material. The first event isn’t until 5th March, but do put it in your diary if … [Read more…]

The Giggling Girder Club!

Thinking of travelling out to the Jewellery Quarter on Tuesday night? Or someone who is looking to get a little more friendly performing experience? Either way it’s always nice to know where some creative entertainment can be found. On the 21st of January Soul Food restaurant The Church will start playing host to ‘The Giggling Girder … [Read more…]

The Blue Orange Theatre and a Box of Frogs

The Blue Orange Theatre is a local independent theatre in the Jewellery Quarter. As well as their programmed shows, they host workshops for adults and youths. For any local performers – it’s a good place to keep an eye on.   Monday 20th January (tonight), The Blue Orange Theatre will be inviting improv group Box of Frogs to … [Read more…]

Bees in a Tin

Call out for people who would like to present at a new event next year, Bees in a Tin: CALL FOR EXCITING & INTERESTING THINGS! Do you do exciting and (or) interesting things? Then this is for you! Bees in a Tin is a gathering happening on the 21st of February 2014 for interesting and exciting … [Read more…]