Arts Events

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

HOLI RAVE Feast-IVAL announces first batch of line-up!

Celebrating the official festival of colour Holi, and marking the arrival of Spring, Holi Rave Feast-IVAL presented by Shaanti, takes place on Saturday 21st March at the… Read more »

Levitate Birmingham Music Week: A Showcase Of Birmingham’s Music Industry (February 23rd – March 1st)‏

Levitate: Birmingham Music Week is split in to different parts, firstly a map to promote events taking place in the city on the week of Levitate, secondly… Read more »

Mat Jenner: Dreams Time Free Exhibition

Opens Friday 20 February, 6–8pm Exhibition continues 21 February – 3 April 2015 Open Wednesday to Saturday 12–5pm Dreams Time Free an exhibition by Mat Jenner, presents… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday.. back for 2015

Digbeth First Friday is back for 2015 with another jamboree of exhibitions, film, music, performance and street food. Start the year as you mean to go on… Read more »

What is the art of Birmingham? Eastside Projects

This month Eastside Projects launches two new exhibitions – Birmingham Show, a large-scale group exhibition and Velum and a solo show by Kelly Best presented as part… Read more »

Birmingham Arts preview, January – February 2015

As the cardboard box full of tinsel that is Christmas is shoved back into the loft for another year, we can start to go back to normal… Read more »

The last Digbeth First Friday of 2014

Kick-­start your festive celebrations with another jam‐packed Digbeth First Friday full of the great independent  culture this unique part of Birmingham has to offer. With a wide… Read more »

City of Colours Winter Showcase

City of Colours is back! For those into their graffiti art, or just art in general.. The forthcoming Winter Showcase at The Custard Factory will involve over… Read more »

Let the light ones in: Longbridge Light Festival review

The Longbridge Light Festival that took place at the end of October might, perhaps, not be the last one. At least that was the idea; the plan… Read more »

Children’s playground games take on intergalactic greatness at a Birmingham gallery

A Worcestershire artist, who kick-started his art career in animation over twenty years ago in Birmingham, has unveiled a new collection of works, which transforms nostalgic playground… Read more »

The Charge Of The Light Brigade Comes To Eastside Projects

The sound of the ‘Balaklava Bugle’, seldom heard since it last signalled the infamous Charge of the Light Brigade 160 years ago, has recently been added to… Read more »

A Look at the Midlands Fashion Awards

The Midlands Fashion awards and MFA Showcase are a staple for emerging designers in Birmingham, the Midlands and the United Kingdom. This year’s awards show is scheduled… Read more »

City of Colours Festival Reviewed

Local Graffiti Art fan ‘Rob Dann’ recently attended the City of Colours Street Art Festival in Digbeth and covered the story on behalf of Grapevine Birmingham. Big… Read more »

‘GEEK Birmingham’ Video Game Carnival (20th September)

Heroes and Villains arrive at the Custard Factory for a weekend of video games and play on the 20th September. Choose your battleground: Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo, Game… Read more »

What’s on at Eastside Projects This Autumn

Broken Ensemble: War Damaged Musical Instruments (brass section) 20 September – 6 December 2014 Eastside Projects presents a new installation by Susan Philipsz — internationally acclaimed artist,… Read more »