Category 5-9

My Style Club

A free, open and inclusive Arts Award Club at the Library of Birmingham, ensuring that young people aged 5-25 have the opportunity to engage with the Arts Award. An opportunity to part in activities, and to discover skills and interests that will explore and develop creativity for children and young people.  Each term there will […]

The Big Read 2016

The Big Read is a Wild in Art creative education event brought to you by presenting partners The Schools of King Edward VI and Wesleyan, in association with the National Literacy Trust and Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity. The Event is Free and all are welcome no prior booking needed. Schools and community groups have decorated benches shaped as […]

Birmingham & Solihull Blues and Jazz Festival starts today!

A mostly free festival of jazz and blues and related music from 15th to 24th July. Out of the 201 performances, 187 of them free, on streets, squares, shopping areas, museums, hotels, bars, shops, cafes. Additionally there are two jitterbug dance workshops, two ukulele workshops, a photography course, photographic and painting exhibitions and more. The […]

TILT FESTIVAL 2016

TILT 16 is a 5-day Aerial & Physical Theatre Festival led by Rogue Play Theatre  18th – 24th July that celebrates high quality teaching and performance from national and international circus artists. There is a comprehensive master class programme catering for beginners to professional performers, free outdoor aerial shows, young people’s work and family friendly performances. There […]

Spectra: Seek/Find

Come along on a beautiful beast of a multi-sensory promenade, immersive performance experience made by a mixed community and professional cast. Spectra is a performance project for people with learning disabilities that has been developed through a partnership between mac birmingham’s Next Generation programme, independent artist Kate DeRight, and Queen Alexandra College. The project aims […]

Open call for Visual Artwork @ The Gap- Summer Salon

The GAP is a the newly formed arts centre at the Jubilee Centre in Digbeth and they are looking for under 25’s who are looking for somewhere to exhibit their work. The GAP is hosting an open, eclectic, salon-style exhibition of artwork all made by young people living in Birmingham and the surrounding area. This is an exciting opportunity for […]

CBSO’s A Great British Summer Holiday

Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside! What – in central Birmingham? That’s the magic of music, as presenter Tom Redmond and conductor Julian Wilkins whirl you off on a musical trip to the beach. Taste the ice-cream, listen to the CBSO Children’s Chorus, and feel the sand between your toes, as music […]

In:Site Festival – 5th to 9th September

In:Site, a is a festival  celebrating the work of craft  graduates from across the UK . Over the week, each graduate has a day to make their creative piece on-site, turning the making process into a performance. The public will be able to contribute to the making of some of the artworks, which will be […]

Join The Strings Club at the Library of Birmingham – 9th April

The Music Library is hosting a free music workshop from the Strings Club. Starting with an exclusive concert, you’ll then get to try your hand at violin, ukelele or guitar and perform what you’ve learned! Who? Suitable for ages 4-11 Where? BeatBox, The Music Library, The Library Of Birmingham, Centenary Square, B1 2ND When?  Saturday 9th April, 2-3:30pm […]

Of All The People In The World: Stan’s Cafe installation – 15th to 19th March

  The Library of Birmingham will be hosting Stan’s Cafe’s latest exhibition. For this beautifully simple performance installation Stan’s Cafe are bringing 1066 kg of rice to the Library of Birmingham, one grain for everyone in the country. Over the course of 5 days a vast array of human statistics will be carefully weighed out […]