Summer in Southside

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With suitable weather upon us, this weekend Summer in Southside brings the seaside to the city. Over the weekend, experience a vibrant carnival atmosphere where Hurst Street will be transformed with seaside sights, sounds and silliness. Be swept away by nautical encounters from a cod choir, deep-sea divers and even some pirates. Play on wooden street … [Read more…]

Live Nights


International Dance Festival Birmingham (IDFB) takes place across the city until 22 May. From Wednesday 11 to Saturday 14 May, head to Centenary Square for Live Nights – four nights of free spectacular performances. Performances will start at 6pm and Digbeth Dining Club will also be offering food. Each night will culminate in a perfomance … [Read more…]

PILOT Nights at Stirchley Baths


Open to theatre makers from across the UK, PILOT Nights take place in venues across the West Midlands. Each event is programmed and managed by a Co-Pilot, in conjunction with the core PILOT Nights team. Co-Pilots are practising artists with an interest in producing/curating.  Having a different Co-Pilot for each event ensures the programme remains diverse and exciting, … [Read more…]

A Passion for Birmingham


‘A stranger arrives in Birmingham City Centre as the passover festival begins. The events of the next few days will turn the world upside down…’ After sell-out performances in 2014, ‘Passion’ returns to Birmingham from 15-25 March. The production will re-imagine the life and death of Jesus Christ by leading the audience across the city centre. Tickets … [Read more…]

The Secret of Happiness


Are you stressed out by life? Are you struggling with the daily grind? Rich Stokes has the life hacks that will help your life run more smoothly. With innovative ideas on everything from parenting to earwax, Rich will reduce your stress and make you a happier person. Join him on Saturday 27 February at mac birmingham … [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…]

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…]