In:Site at Birmingham Weekender in partnership with VSM UK Ltd & Ikon Gallery

The free annual In:Site Festival curated by Craftspace returns to Birmingham Cathedral Square showcasing new bespoke artworks by contemporary craft and design graduates.

Craftspace Festival BirminghamCraftspace Festival Birmingham Artworks are inspired by or respond to the unique heritage of the site and the Cathedral’s tercentenary year. Drop by to watch craft skills in action from wood turning and hand-built ceramics to casting jewellery in pewter. Each day will offer a making activity for visitors to try their hand.

The festival is devised in partnership with Colmore Business District, Birmingham Cathedral and Six Eight Kafe and funded by The John Feeney Trust. The artworks remain on display until 13th September.

Heritage Open Days

Birmingham Cathedral Square, B3 2QB

Saturday 12th September, 11am – 3pm

Join Craftspace Director, Deirdre Figueiredo, for a tour of the work.

Birmingham Weekender

In:Site at Birmingham Weekender in partnership with VSM UK Ltd & Ikon Gallery

Graphic and Digital Stitch Mash Up

Saturday 26th – Sunday 27th September 12-4pm

Outside Ikon Gallery, Brindleyplace, B1 2HS

This year, later in September, In:Site returns at Birmingham Weekender, a weekend of free outdoor performances, art and activities across the city centre. Graphic illustrators Jobe Anderson and Anna Holowko collaborate with textile artist Adele Fitzgerald to create an embroidered artwork using software and a digital sewing machine. Taking Birmingham as inspiration for narrative and characters, visitors are invited to watch and contribute through drawing or stitch.

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