Highlighting under the radar arts and culture in Birmingham, UK

The Festival of Imagination

This week the Festival of Imagination opens at Selfridges, a collaboration between The BIAD Centre for Fine Art Research (CFAR) and the department store as part of a wider campaign … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flatpack Film Festival – highlights announced

Flatpack Film Festival returns from 20-30 March and a few highlights are already on sale. The eighth edition of the film jamboree will be packed with a programme of new … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Box Festival

Art Box Festival comes to Birmingham this weekend. In its second year, and originally based in Lichfield, the festival will visit both cities this month. Celebrating creativity and upcycling, there … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

More Canals than Venice – the film!

Nothing to do with the blog you are currently reading – Birmingham filmmaker Steve Rainbow has made a fascinating fact-full film about Birmingham. More Canals than Venice can be viewed in … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

In The Marvellous Moment

If you pass Birmingham Cathedral over the next few evenings you may find something a little different going on. From tonight until Saturday from 4-9pm, the building will be transformed … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Tenant | Milque & Muhle

Have you visited Milque & Muhle? The recently opened music shop is located in the Custard Factory and stocks wonderfully adventurous underground vinyl and cassettes, music fanzines, comics and art prints. … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

All aboard the Art Bus

On Wednesday 11 December from 5-9pm, the free Art Bus returns for a festive jaunt to five of Birmingham’s galleries – Ikon Gallery, the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, RBSA Gallery, mac birmingham and Eastside Projects. … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment