Ikon – Those were the decades… starts this weekend

Residents of June Street, Salford, 1973.This year marks Ikon’s 50th and to celebrate the milestone they are presenting a series of events focusing on the five decades of the gallery’s history and the social, political and cultural context. This weekend sees the focus of the 60’s and the rise of counterculture.

Saturday 29 March, 11am-8pm – The Library of Birmingham

The first event in this series celebrates the 1960s. A full day of talks, screenings and discussions includes… Continue reading

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Birmingham Opera Company Needs You!

Birmingham Opera Volunteers

Got a sense of adventure? Want to try something out of the ordinary? Then why not join Birmingham Opera Company and help them to create and perform a one-of-a-kind production of Khovanskygate: A National Enquiry. Individuals and Groups are all welcome, no previous performing experience needed.

Rehearsals run on Tuesday and Thursday evening 6.30-9.30pm and Sunday afternoon 2-6pm. Performances will be 22, 24, 28, 30 April and 2 May 2014. Continue reading

Culture Season @LibraryofBham

Frontiers Festival Automatic Writing imageAfter a hugely successful launch and Discovery Season, Library of Birmingham announce the Culture Season, comprising of a brand new exhibition and programme of events for 2014. Continue reading