Category Poetry

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 […]

Gallery 37 summer camp of creativity!

Gallery 37 is a Summer of creative fun. A week’s long art camp in September. Learning skills whilst making new work to be presented at high profile event at Millennium Point alongside a headline Act. The week long programme will have some social night’s outs, networking with industry professionals and training to advance your creative career and profile. […]

Open The Gap

In April 2016 we’ll be opening Birmingham’s first arts space dedicated to supporting and promoting young people’s creativity. We’ve secured city centre premises for at least six months in which we plan to develop a creative work and social space that any young person can use and enjoy, and rehearse, exhibit, perform, meet, and just […]

Sid Slone Live! 28th May

Join Sid from CBeebies live on stage in a fantastic, fun-filled adventure that’ll knock your socks off! Sid is setting out on a heroic quest to find out where in the world his favourite socks and shoes have gone to – share in the adventure at the bottom of the sea, deep in the jungle […]

Social Exchange April 16th

The Social Exchange is an explosive and immersive festival and creative marketplace to share and celebrate youth culture and social action across the West Midlands and beyond. The one day festival will be packed with live performances, talks, master-classes, workshops and surgeries. This year we are introducing three sections to the festival to help you […]

Poetry Jam

A free, monthly open mic platform to jam, perform and click. Where? Java Lounge Colmore Row, B3 3SD When? Every first Thursday of the month 7-9pm Find out more here Beatfreeks is a youth engagement agency empowering young, creative people to do what they love. We support young people to develop their skills networks and […]

BACE – Handsworth (Starts Jan 21st)

BACE – Season 5 BACE is a 8 week creative development programme brought to you by Beatfreeks in partnership with InUnity. It is for young people aged 13-21 and takes place in Longbridge and Handsworth. Young people can choose to take part in either music, dance or poetry and be supported artists to develop their […]

BACE – Longbridge (Starting Jan 18th)

BACE – Season 5 BACE is a 8 week creative development programme brought to you by Beatfreeks in partnership with InUnity. It is for young people aged 13-21 and takes place in Longbridge and Handsworth. Young people can choose to take part in either music, dance or poetry and be supported artists to develop their […]