Takeover Day at Library of Birmingham


Priority Five members are hosting a Takeover Day at Library of Birmingham in partnership with the Library of Birmingham and Looked After Children’s Education Services. The activity ties in with the National Takeover Day and builds on a pilot takeover in 2014. The aim is to allow young people to take ownership of aspects of The Library … [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

BE Festival

BE Festival is Birmingham’s festival of new European theatre, dance and performance. Taking place from 23-27 June, for a second year it takes over the REP. Offering twenty shows from nine European countries, there will be theatre, dance, circus, food, live music, visual arts, talks and workshops. BE prides itself on having wonderful sense of … [Read more…]