Arts Events

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


This May, Digbeth First Friday celebrates its first birthday! Join the fun with the chance to ‘Go Wild in the City’, exploring exhibitions, telling stories and joining… Read more »

The hidden treasures of Birmingham

The hidden treasures of Birmingham

Sadly, for most people, nights out have become completely interchangeable. The bars are all decorated the same, promote three lagers, and are most likely owned by one… Read more »


Digbeth First Friday presents another jam-packed evening of exhibitions, screenings, frolics and food. With a diverse range of events from a pop-up café at Digbeth Community Garden… Read more »

SUPERHEROES – A Collection by The Legendary Stan Lee

Comic book fans assemble! A new collection of iconic comic book covers created, orchestrated and masterminded by Stan Lee, will be unveiled at Castle Fine Art in… Read more »

Birmingham Arts Preview April 2015

In April, perhaps this Spring thing that we’ve been promised will actually happen. Here’s some exciting art sure to make you feel all fresh and new. Or… Read more »

Model turned photographer, Ayesha Jones, represents Birmingham in Magnum Photo’s international photography competition

Magnum Photos and The Photography Show have teamed up to produce the “30 under 30” award for 30 young photographers who’s work addresses social issues. Ayesha is… Read more »

DIGBETH FIRST FRIDAY: 6th March, 6pm until late!

Digbeth First Friday starts the spring season with an exciting assortment of exhibitions, music, performance and street food. Banish those winter blues and get stuck in to… Read more »

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 »