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Thursday, 05 September 2019 / Published in News
Birmingham Weekender in Digbeth, produced by Culture Central and taking place 4 – 6 October is delighted to announce the first programme highlights for the 2019 edition. Birmingham Weekender will join up with the popular Digbeth First Friday for opening night, for an evening of late-night openings and free performances at Eastside Projects, Vivid, Stryx, Centrala and Grand Union –
Thursday, 18 July 2019 / Published in News
Birmingham Weekender returns with a weekend of free performances in Digbeth from 4 – 6 October 2019. Produced by Culture Central, Birmingham Weekender in Digbeth will be a collaboration between individual artists and small and large regional arts organisations and will shine a light on the city’s rich arts and cultural offer. Birmingham Weekender in
Monday, 03 June 2019 / Published in News
Over 70 of Birmingham’s Arts Volunteers took centre stage at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 1 June to herald the start of Volunteers Week 2019. The special thank you event, attended by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr Mohammed Azim and Lady Mayoress Bushra Bi, was an opportunity to thank the people who contribute to the
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 / Published in News
Birmingham Weekender in Digbeth will be a weekend of free performances, exhibitions and activities focused in and around Digbeth, from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th October 2019. The festival will consist of an exciting programme of events in cultural venues, galleries, bars, cafes and outdoor public spaces, including the Fazeley canal. It will bring together a
Monday, 13 May 2019 / Published in News
Steve Ball was appointed as interim Director of Culture Central in April, and he has spent his first few weeks in the role meeting as many people as possible, to listen to their views about what the organisation’s future should look like. This has been an invaluable exercise, with over 120 people taking part in
Friday, 15 March 2019 / Published in News
The Board of Culture Central is pleased to announce that Steve Ball has been appointed as its new Director and will take up the position from the 1st April 2019. Steve has lived in Birmingham for more than thirty years. He was the founding artistic director of The Play House, has been Head of Arts
Friday, 08 March 2019 / Published in News
Transforming Narratives are looking for three people to work as community facilitators researching British Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities in Birmingham, focusing on the Women’s Voice, the Kashmiri Voice and the Young People’s Voice. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 9TH APRIL, 9:00AM.  As part of the Transforming Narratives initiative, we are commissioning research to understand the current narratives
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 / Published in News
This Saturday 21st April, Commonwealth Games Athlete’s Return event launches Year of Movement 2018: a celebration of dance, sport and movement across Birmingham – a world-class city for culture. #BYOM2018 Square Dance, Birmingham Weekender 2017 Photo by Steve Eggleton Following on from the official handover of the Commonwealth Games’ baton to Birmingham, host for the
Monday, 19 March 2018 / Published in News
Three days left to sign up to perform as part of the live televised handover 25 year old spoken word artist Amerah Saleh is confirmed as taking part in the Birmingham 2022 handover on 15 April. Three days remain for young people to sign up to perform as part of the live televised handover. Find
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 / Published in News
Plans for Birmingham 2022 handover underway –  Games Partners appoint Culture Central to produce the city’s element of the Ceremony, now seeking participants for the event. Birmingham 2022 Games Partners have appointed Culture Central, the development organisation for culture in the Birmingham city region, to produce the city’s element of the Flag Handover Ceremony.  Culture Central,