Arts Events

Information on the latest Arts events in Birmingham, featuring performing art, comedy, dance, music, theatre and art exhibitions.

Ladies Wine and Design Birmingham to relaunch this February

Ladies Wine and Design Birmingham to relaunch this February

Ladies Wine & Design, a worldwide community for creative women, will relaunch its Birmingham chapter this February. The creative meetups will be hosted by two Birmingham graphic… Read more »

The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music: Number Six

The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music: Number Six

Sixth Electronic Music Festival comes to Birmingham and once again it includes an all-day free electronic music event featuring talks, demonstrations, interactive sessions, synth manufacturer attendance, a… Read more »

City’s first pop-up Dance Music Internet Radio Station Goes live on 14th January!

Birmingham City University students launch the city’s most diverse dance-based radio station for two weeks! 38 students from Birmingham City University take on the challenge of launching… Read more »

Blue Orange by Joe Penhall at REP

Friday 1 – Saturday 16 February 2019 Press Night: Tuesday 5 February 2019 A new production of Joe Penhall’s critically-acclaimed play, Blue/Orange opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 1… Read more »

Forward: New Art from Birmingham

Ikon off-site at Medicine Bakery and Gallery 23 January – 24 March 2019 Now, more than ever, Birmingham’s artistic community is thriving. Forward: New Art from Birmingham is a… Read more »

P o s t – P a r a d i s e [14] at Centrala

Post-Paradise is a grassroots experimental music series run by a collective of composers based in Birmingham, UK. Now in its third season, they have created a centre… Read more »

Ikon Events Diary November 2018 – February 2019

Ikon Events Diary November 2018 – February 2019

All events take place at Ikon Gallery unless otherwise stated. All events can be booked online at unless indicated otherwise. Alternatively please call Ikon on 0121… Read more »

The Snowman Celebrates 25 Years On Stage

Forty years ago, Raymond Briggs’ beautifully illustrated book The Snowman transported children into the wintery wonderland of a boy and his snowy companion. Now, celebrating its 25th anniversary year, Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s… Read more »

Festive Things to do in Brum by Rhiannon Simpson

Tis the season to… Buy Local Medicine Bakery– Market Place 1-14 Dec As if I needed more of an excuse to visit the alchemists of buttery goodness… Read more »

Har-De-Har Christmas comedy club at The Actress and Bishop Thursday 20th!

On our Radar this week, Har-De-Har comedy club. A fresh new comedy club which has already been hugely successful here in Birmingham. On 20th December they are… Read more »

book launch event for Second Place Rosette and The Head That Wears a Crown

The Emma Press will be launching Second Place Rosette: Poems about Britain and The Head That Wears a Crown: Poems about Kings and Queensat Wayland’s Yard on the 8th December…. Read more »

Lions Of Dissent Announce New Single and Biggest Hometown Show Yet!

Cosmic Wolverhampton septet Lions of Dissent return with new single Turn up the Struggle, released via Lion Rebel Recordings on November 30th. The new material will follow up… Read more »

Heart of Darkness review by Charlotte Burholt

Imitating the dog’s take on Joseph Conrad’s seminal Heart of Darkness is innovative and bold; yet the production fails to create a fully formed theatrical experience. Structured… Read more »

Bored in Birmingham? Do Something Different

If you’re looking for things to do in the night time or the day, sometimes it’s hard to find fresh ideas, especially in your own city. Whether… Read more »

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Announces Further Shows For Spring 2019

Birmingham Repertory Theatre has today announced a further two productions as part of its Spring and Summer 2019 season. Joe Penhall’s exquisitely sharp ‘state of the nation’… Read more »