Arts Events

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

post-paradise 12 at Centrala

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

Banstock 2018 ft Miles Hunt and Ned’s Acoustic Dustbin

Miles, Jonn and Rat are appearing together on a 12-date UK tour with their respective full bands beginning in Liverpool and finishing with two nights in Birmingham… Read more »

Supersonic Festival New Line Up Announcement!

* NEW LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT: LEGENDARY BRITISH FOLK SINGER SHIRLEY COLLINS TO PERFORM, ROBERT AIKI AUBREY LOWE REVEALED AS GUEST CURATOR, PERFORMING WITH YOSHIMIO (BOREDOMS) + SUSIE IBARRA, AND INVITING… Read more »

Birmingham Design Festival announces programme

Birmingham Design Festival announces programme of inspiring speakers from around the design world. This Summer will see the launch of the Birmingham Design Festival – a celebration… Read more »

West Midlands filmmakers sign up Game of Thrones star for their latest film production

West Midlands filmmakers sign up Game of Thrones star for their latest film production

Game of Thrones star James Cosmo will play the lead role in the upcoming supernatural thriller Off Grid from West Midlands production company Dark Matter Films. Award-winning actor Cosmo… Read more »

Surge In Spring II Festival Line-Up!

Surge In Spring II Festival Line-Up!

– WORLD PREMIERES FOR SID PEACOCK, JUICE ALEEM & SURGE ORCHESTRA, AND MARK SANDERS & RACHEL MUSSON – 15 YEARS OF SURGE ORCHESTRA CELEBRATED WITH 15 PERFORMANCES… Read more »

The Kite Runner Review at The REP by Charlotte Burholt

The Kite Runner Review at The REP by Charlotte Burholt

Matthew Spangler’s adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner is captivating from the moment the first kites grace the stage; free-flowing, dove-like and a reminder of the… Read more »

Free Things To Do In Birmingham by Imogen Burgoyne 

Free Things To Do In Birmingham by Imogen Burgoyne 

Whether it’s stepping away from the city centre to the peace of the countryside that you’re looking for, or immersing yourself in fascinating history and culture, Birmingham… Read more »

Major Toms celebrate David Bowie Sat 21st April

Come & enjoy an evening celebrating the music of David Bowie brought to you courtesy of the fantastic Major Toms. Dj Groove Cat will transport you back… Read more »

Lions of Dissent announce new single and Birmingham live date

After the release of their debut EP, rotation on BBC 6 Music and selling out their debut live show in November 2017, Lions of Dissent return with… Read more »

Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival Announces 2018 Line-Up

Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival Announces 2018 Line-Up

– JIMMY CLIFF, CANDI STATON, SISTER SLEDGE TO HEADLINE 2018 EDITION OF SELLOUT FESTIVAL – DAVID RODIGAN AND CRAIG CHARLES TO HOST FESTIVAL AFTERPARTIES ON FRIDAY 6… Read more »

Romeo & Juliet meets Peaky Blinders at The REP

Romeo & Juliet meets Peaky Blinders in this gripping tale of crime and romance. Graham Greene’s iconic novel Brighton Rock is brought to Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 10 – 14 April, adapted for… Read more »

Academy Award Winner A Fantastic Woman comes to MAC Cinema

Chilean director Sebastián Lelio (Gloria) returns with a groundbreaking, captivating and deeply humane story about a trans woman’s fight for acceptance. Anchored by a powerhouse central performance… Read more »

Supersonic Festival 2018 Line-Up!

SUPERSONIC FESTIVAL LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT; GAZELLE TWIN PREMIERES NEW MATERIAL, DENNIS MCNETT LAUNCHES HIS FIRST MAJOR PROJECT IN THE UK, PLUS FIRST ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE WEEKEND 22ND-24TH JUNE… Read more »

Quarterworkshop Ring-Making review by Sarah Puffin

Quarterworkshop Ring-Making review by Sarah Puffin

Nestled in the heart of Birminghams thriving Jewellery Quarter lies a gem of a place. The Quarterworkshop is situated in the quirky old Coffin works museum and… Read more »