Monday, 17 February 2020 / Published in Events
Thursday 26 March 2020 | 5pm to 6.30pm CBSO Centre, Ratcliffe Room Join us for our March Culture Catchup event. This relaxed event is open to all, at any stage in their career, and is an opportunity to hear from guest speakers and network with fellow members of Birmingham’s wide cultural community. At the March
Monday, 17 February 2020 / Published in Events
Thursday 25 June 2020 | 5pm to 6.30pm Old Rep Theatre All are welcome to join us for our June Culture Catchup event. This relaxed event is open to all, at any stage in their career, and is an opportunity to hear from guest speakers and network with fellow members of Birmingham’s wide cultural community.
Friday, 14 February 2020 / Published in News
Culture Central is the membership-based organisation created to help build a sustainable and resilient arts and cultural ecology and economy to play an active role in the success of Birmingham and beyond. Originally formed by the city’s 14 major arts/heritage organisations but now enjoying a much wider membership from organisations and individual artists, Culture Central
Wednesday, 05 February 2020 / Published in News
The Arts Council’s Digital Culture Network is here to develop your organisation’s digital skills, find new ways to reach and engage audiences and help develop your business models through 1-2-1 support and training. Working across the arts and culture sector, the Network is led by nine Tech Champions all with a variety of digital specialisms
Thursday, 30 January 2020 / Published in News
Do you know someone from the West Midlands, in their 20s, working successfully in the creative industries from a diverse background, experience or ability? Would they be prepared to feature as a case study to inspire others that “It Is Possible for Me To Be An ….. artist, copywriter, designer, developer, director, engineer, events/venue assistant,
Thursday, 30 January 2020 / Published in News
10 new artistic projects have been commissioned through the first Open Call as part of the Transforming Narratives programme. These projects will take place throughout 2020 in Birmingham, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Transforming Narratives is a ground-breaking three-year project that will establish Birmingham as a leading international centre for contemporary Pakistan and Bangladeshi arts. Managed by
Thursday, 09 January 2020 / Published in News
The New Year heralds a step-change for culture across Birmingham and the region, through new leadership at Cultural Central and leadership opportunities via the Birmingham Cultural Compact as well as investment opportunities from the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP). The end of 2019 brought the appointment of Erica Love as Director at
Monday, 06 January 2020 / Published in News
Culture Central has been working with Birmingham City Council to establish a Cultural Compact for the city, and we now seek a Chair for this group. The Birmingham Cultural Compact seeks to co-create and co-deliver a holistic vision for culture in Birmingham. Our vision is part of a step-change in the sustainability and contribution of
Monday, 06 January 2020 / Published in News
There is a clear relationship between development capacity within our cultural organisations and the ability of the sector to progress, transform and realise its potential. But, across the board, this capacity has been seriously squeezed and under-invested in over recent years. There is also a clear recognition that building stronger ecosystems and clusters are key
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 / Published in News
Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP recently commissioned Culture Central to write A Toolkit for Smarter Cultural Investments in Our Towns, Cities and Regions; a report aimed at rethinking the role that public funders like LEPs play, in helping to make the most of culture across the region. Birmingham City is arguably the strongest cluster of major