Category Art Form

SHOUT: Festival of Queer Arts & Culture Birmingham

SHOUT Festival of queer arts and culture brings the best in queer and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans* (LGBT) artists, work, and culture from across the UK and beyond to Birmingham SHOUT is the West Midlands’ only combined festival of queer arts and culture, returning each November delivering a ten-day festival between Nov 10th – 20th […]

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 […]

UpRising Leadership Programme Applications open until October!

Uprising are recruiting for their Leadership and Environmental programme. Both programmes are designed to equip young people 19-25 years old  with the knowledge, networks, skills and confidence to reach their leadership potential. Each programme lasts 9 months and most sessions and workshops take place one evening per week, so that the programme can be fitted around work, […]

Ballet Hoo Moving On Summer Intensive August 2016

  Ballet Hoo graduates will be leading this summer intensive as part of our 10th Year Anniversary for the work of Leaps & Bounds, which grew out of a partnership between Birmingham Royal Ballet and Leaps & Bounds. Linden, Wez and Shireenah, who will be leading this project, were in the original production of Romeo […]

VERBALISE 2016

Verbalise is an exciting opportunity for poets, lyricists, rappers, or any sort of spoken word artists. Beatfreeks with Birmingham City Council and The Hippodrome present four professional-lead creative workshops over four weeks, centred around creating cotent, writing/editing, finding your style and sharing your style. Workshops are supported by 1-to-1 mentoring with Apples and Snakes and […]

GALLERY 37 APPLICATIONS STILL OPEN

Gallery 37 Summer programme is all you need to kick start your career in the creative industries. Throughout August & September: Top quality industry networking, career guidance to get you focused Skills training to get you fully equipped to promote your creative talents and business Get a real qualification and references and unlock new opportunities […]

Sound Lounge Festival 2016 Announced

Town Hall Symphony Hall’s Project SoundLounge team hosts a free one day music & arts festival at Town Hall, Birmingham on Saturday 6 August, 2pm – 11pm. The Festival, curated by a team of determined and talented 16-25 year-olds celebrates Birmingham’s diverse and under the radar talent. Project SoundLounge is part of an ongoing project […]

FREE Frantic Assembly Ignition launch at The Old Rep

The Old Rep and Frantic Assembly invite you and any young people you know who may be interested, to the launch of Ignition, Frantic Assembly’s free, national training programme for young men aged 16-20. The programme seeks out talent in unexpected places, from sports groups to youth centres, and is committed to helping young men find […]

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 […]