Summer in Southside 2015 – 29-30 August

Polyglot - Tangle - Credit Wendy Kimpton (2)

Southside springs to life again in August with a packed weekend of fun for Summer in Southside with entertainers from the UK and overseas heading to Hippodrome Square, Arcadian Piazza, Hurst St and Inge Street.

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BICYCLE BASKET BAZAAR, 9.8.14 Southside, Birmingham

Next week (Saturday 9th August) Eye Candy joins up with POD Projects to present the fabulousBicycle Basket Bazaar at Summer in Southside.

The Bicycle Basket Bazaar project, run by Trevor Pitt of POD Projects, involves a unique array of retailers each presenting their art and wares into bike-baskets, panniers and around their cycles: kind of like an art fair meets car boot sale, but more compact and kinder to the environment. In essence, BBB is a celebration of the bicycles, creativity and good cheer. Continue reading

Bank Holiday Weekend Events in @EnjoySouthside

Head to Birmingham’s Southside District (Chinatown) this weekend for their Summer in Southside Festival fun. Not only will you get to see an amazing a fully animated 20 foot Iron Man, and dance from Motionhouse but you can also get involved and creative with an arts and crafts mask making workshop as part of Birmingham Hippodrome’s festival.

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Summer in Southside starts next weekend!

The jaw dropping Nofit State Circus (pictured below); Warwickshire based Motionhouse with a nail-biting blend of emotional and extraordinary dance and aerial work; a fully animated 20 foot Iron Man (pictured above) bringing puppetry, and live music for kids and adults alike; Sign Spinning all the way from Hollywood, a strolling street band hailing from the Indian community in Trinidad plus a host of wonderful surprises in unusual settings make their way to Birmingham’s Southside during August! Continue reading