Category January

Exhibition: Varna Road at Ikon Gallery – 27th Jan to 3rd April

Ikon Gallery are currently hosting the largest exhibition to date of photographs by Janet Mendelsohn. As part of a ‘photo-essay’ created when she was studying at the University of Birmingham (1967-69), the photographs show life in inner-city Balsall Heath and Mendelsohn provides a unique insight into the community by using photography as ‘a tool for […]

Xapiri Amazonian Culture

Visit the Xapiri house come gallery in Edgbaston and step in to the Amazon Rainforest. See a collection of excellent photography from the deep jungle along side a range of indigenous artefacts to give an authentic look into ancient Amazonian cultures. Learn about the different tribes Xapiri work with, their history of contact with the European colonisers and the many […]

Stage 2 Spring Term 2016

A packed 11 week workshop/rehearsal process with a number of options to suit any young person wanting to gain first-hand experience in the Arts Industry. Be part of a World Premiere of Work, or take an in-depth course on Technical & Backstage. Informal General Drama Options also available! Get involved as much or as little […]

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 […]

Join Southside Producers!

The Old Rep and Beatfreeks, in association with MAIA Creatives, are looking for passionate people aged 16 to 25, from all our communities, to from the most diverse young producers group the city has ever seen. Southside Producers’ first project will be to produce a festival-style launch event for the Year of Arts and Young […]

BCMG Music Maze Workshops Jan – June

Music Maze is an exciting series of fun, creative, workshops for children aged 8 – 11. At the workshops young people create music together and on their own through a variety of fun activities inspired by music featured in upcoming BCMG concerts. The workshops are led by BCMG Director of Learning Nancy Evans and composer Liz […]

BCMG Zigzag Ensemble Jan – June

The Zigzag Ensemble is an exciting composing and improvising group for 12-16 year olds led by composer and workshop leader Ben Markland and BCMG musicians. Young people need to play a musical instrument to take part and read a little bit of music notation. BCMG welcomes young instrumentalists from all cultural traditions. These standalone workshops are running 8 […]

Make a Mask 24th Jan

Workshop with Margot Bell, RBSA. Select or draw your own mask design, paint it in watercolour, then cut it out and add elastic to wear it as a mask! 24th January 2 – 4pm This workshop is suitable for all abilities, great for a play-date and provides simple creative ideas that can be used back […]

Weekly Family Craft Workshops Jan – Feb

Weekly craft workshops at The Ort Gallery led by professional artists Participants will have the opportunity to work with skilled practitioners, take part with others and improve their cultural skills. They will also have the opportunity to make original work and share work with a range of audiences! Workshops are running weekly, every Saturday 13:00 – 14:00 […]