There is an evening of theatrical happenings next Saturday at a disused Coffin Works near Summer Row. It’s being put on by Tin Box Theatre, who are also the folks behind the Three Week Window festival which we’ve covered a handful of times. I really like the flyer.
Greetings all, I hope you had an enjoyable bank holiday. I’ll start by introducing myself, my name is Dan and I am one of the five who have taken over the reigns here at Created in Birmingham. I’ve been subdued over the past few weeks as I have been busily preparing for my move into … [Read more…]
This looks to be an extremely exciting opportunity for theatre producers in the city centre as Sheffield’s Point Blank Theatre takes up residency in the now empty (used as the Christmas pop-up shop last year) unit on New Street. Here is a description for the unit that will be called Make.Shift: Point Blank Theatre has … [Read more…]
After our earlier post about volunteering we’ve learnt of two more opportunities; Espirito Brum and Irish in Birmingham are celebrating Brazilian and Irish culture respectively. After successfully taking The Flyover Show to South Africa earlier this year Soweto Kinch brings it back to it’s Hockley roots. Also tomorrow Six Summer Saturdays continues with NoFit State … [Read more…]
Eye Candy, a Festival of Visual Pop Culture, will be taking place in Birmingham on 11-14th October this year. Fused has several new public art commissions available to illustrators, artists and designers, and typographers for prominent locations in Southside. The deadline is Friday 17th August. Also part of Eye Candy is a commission for artists … [Read more…]
Some of Birmingham’s most creative musicians and performers have come together for the ‘Stockhausen Festival of Light‘, a celebration of the hugely influential electronic composer Karlheinz Stockhausen running from 19-21 August. With the backing of the Birmingham musical institutions of the University of Birmingham and the Birmingham Conservatoire, speakers from all around the world have … [Read more…]
In yesterdays post we mentioned the Six Summer Saturday’s from the Hippodrome that continues today around Birmingham. Within this exciting season of theatre there is also an augmented reality app that has been developed to encourage iPhone and iPad users to take a walk around Birmingham and see what they can find. Getting involved is … [Read more…]
Six Summer Saturdays Birmingham Hippodrome’s season of street theatre and performance continues tomorrow with 6 acts popping up in a variety of locations around the city centre. The Reds (Natural Theatre Company) will be roaming around, The Princess & The Maharaja (Nutkhut) will perform on New Street, while Turbo Jonez (Reckless Invention, @turbojonez) will be … [Read more…]