Arts Events

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

Mama Roux Live Music & Burlesque – 21st May

Mama Roux Live Music & Burlesque – 21st May

Looking for something a bit different on a Saturday night out? Mama Roux’s was born from a love for New Orleans and Deep South America. It is… Read more »

Cut The Chat hits Brum en-route to The Fringe

Massive underground comedy hit, the ask-anything, say-anything panel show CUT THE CHAT is back as CUT THE CHAT LIVE; THE ROAD TO EDINBURGH TOUR coming to BIRMINGHAM’S… Read more »

NUMBSKULL Shakespeare Feature Film Launch

UK To commemorate the anniversary of the Bard’s death Compact Cinema launch their new feature film, NUMBSKULL. The whereabouts of the Bard’s skull has become the stuff… Read more »

Exclusive: Sally W-Jones Interviews Hal Cruttenden

Comedian Hal Cruttenden is currently touring the UK after returning from Australia with his new tour. Sally W-Jones caught up with him to chat about shocking comedy,… Read more »

Sensory Impaired Artists to Showcase at Exhibition

National deafblind charity, Sense, bring ‘I Know I Can’t See, But I Still Look’ exhibition to Birmingham, in collaboration with Glenn Howells Architects National deafblind charity, Sense,… Read more »

Two ambitious women + provoking visual theatre

Two ambitious women + provoking visual theatre

Sunday 22nd May at 2pm and 5pm Tuesday 24th May at 12pm and 8pm (Matinees are baby-friendly) notnow Collective invite you to join them in probing 21st… Read more »

New international comedy season at mac

Produced by comedian turned Teletubbie John Simmit, Upfront Comedy “the most enterprising black comedy promoters in the country” (The Guardian) kick off their debut international comedy season… Read more »

Nick Drake celebrated in Two Local Festivals

Nick Drake celebrated in Two Local Festivals

Nick Drake is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential musicians of all time. His Contemporary folk songs only really became popular after his death, but… Read more »

Documenting Birmingham’s Alternative Music Scene 1986-1990

Established in 1986 by Dave Travis and Steve Coxon, The Click Club was the name of a concert venue and disco associated with Birmingham’s alternative music culture…. Read more »

Music for Youth National Festival 2016

A FIVE DAY FEAST OF LIVE MUSIC! FOLK, WESTERN CLASSICAL, JAZZ, CHORAL, POP, URBAN AND MORE… Come and join Music for Youth at the largest youth music… Read more »

Digbeth First Friday May 2016

Digbeth First Friday May 2016

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

An Creative Debate on State Surveillance

‘Following on from the success of their first open discussion event ‘The Fear of The Immigrants’ – The second Hubb Debate looks at another thorny issue that… Read more »

HAÇIENDA CLASSICAL visits Rainbow Open Air Arena


Hal Cruttenden Tour visits Brum 14th May

The hugely talented stand up Hal Cruttenden has announced the second part of his critically acclaimed ‘Straight Outta Cruttenden’ tour that is extending into 2016. After 23… Read more »

A night of music at Centrala

A night of music and performance from the duo Leaver (Bulgaria) a drone duo formed by Angel Simitchiev (Mytrip, Dayin) and Daniel Donchov (Expectations) As part of… Read more »