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100 Days of Creativity: City Curator Highlights, Week 8

By Alex Nicholson-Evans, City Curator This Sunday marks the half way point for 100 Days of Creativity and what a 50 days it’s been! We’ve had incredible festivals like Birmingham Design Festival, BSIDE and Flatpack. We’ve been treated to a whole host of fantastic exhibitions at galleries across the…

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100 Days of Creativity: City Curator Highlights, Week 7

By Alex Nicholson-Evans, Birmingham City Curator Wow, week 7! It’s another packed week ahead with plenty to choose from whether you’re in the mood for music, cinema, theatre, art or even VR. Choosing these four highlights is never easy but it’s a real pleasure to be able to draw out some of the…

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What’s on this July in Birmingham and the West Midlands?

Birmingham and the West Midlands is buzzing with a huge variety of events this July, from unique festivals and world-class performances to incredible independent markets. Here’s a guide to what’s happening and where you need to be! Birmingham Indian Film Festival Date: June 27 - July 7, 2024…

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100 Days of Creativity: 7 Unmissable Events in July

By Alex Nicholson-Evans, City Curator We are currently in the middle of Birmingham’s 100 Days of Creativity. An extensive programme of artistic events and activities taking place across the city from 19 May - 26 August. The programme is pretty extraordinary, there is something to do or experience…

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A two-day itinerary in Digbeth

Welcome to Digbeth, Birmingham's vibrant creative heart! Renowned for its rich industrial heritage, Digbeth is a melting pot of art and culture, offering visitors a unique blend of street art, independent shops, and an electrifying music scene. The area is peppered with innovative eateries, trendy…

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