Get Out More.............................Event News
An intriguing series of contemporary art "happenings" takes place at The Event in Birmingham's Eastside, starting today and running through until Sunday.
a.a.s present The Family
Various locations in Eastside and City Centre
Everyday 4-8 November - 10am & 2pm
Daily taster sessions, meet outside Birmingham Central Backpackers (58 Coventry Street) at 10am and 2pm.
The Family invite you to join them in a full-day (24-hour session) or one of their shorter taster 2-hour sessions. Call 07806 50 27 26 to sign up.
Mark Essen’s Record Exchange and Celebration
Everyday 4-8 November
Mark Essen’s Record Exchange will roam from venue-to-venue throughout The Event also taking in Digbeth’s Victorian, Grade II listed, Anchor Inn on Bradford Street (5 November). Essen offers the opportunity to debate, negotiate and swap records as well as trying the specially made 'Mark Essen Event Brew'.
This is an Invitation to dialogue - John Hammersley
Digbeth High Street, Friday 6 November 9am-5pm
This is an invitation to dialogue. John invites you to participate in a conversation. John will be participating in conversation between 9.00am and 5.00pm in Digbeth High Street on November 6th, 2009.
Unit 19, Fazeley Industrial Estate, Fazeley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5
Friday 6 November
To celebrate the opening of their new home at Fazeley Industrial Estate the members of Grand Union present a new publication and invite you to join them on Friday 6th November for an artists’ publishing fair (12pm - 9pm), featuring a performance by Calum F. Kerr between 2-5pm & 6-9pm.
Friday 6 November from 6pm
6-9pm Grand Union, Unit 19, Fazeley Industrial Estate, Fazeley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5
6-9pm Mona Casey Projects, 119 Floodgate Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5
6-9pm Crowd6, The Lombard Method, 68a Lombard Street, Digbeth, B12 0QR
8pm onwards - Eastside Projects , 86 Heath Mill Lane, B9
(The launch is sponsored by Barefoot Wine, Tiger Beer and Vitamin Water).
[insertspace] presents Project Pigeon
The Rea Garden, 1-8 Floodgate Street, B5
2-4pm on Friday 6, Saturday 7, Sunday 8 November.
Visit Alex Lockett and Ian England at their Pigeon Loft where they have undertaken a period of research rearing twenty homing pigeons, which they have trained for racing.
The Event Talks
Eastside Projects, Saturday 7 November, 2-5pm
A programme of talks to investigate the role of the artist led festival within contemporary arts practice. Speakers include Katy Woods (Sheffield Contemporary Art Forum), Milika Muritu (Cell Project Space), Chris Brown (g39 / a-n), chaired by Adam Sutherland (Grizedale Arts). Places are free but space is limited. To book email firstname.lastname@example.org
Information point & Guided tours
Eastside Cafe, 101 Coventry St, B5 5NY everyday from 12-5pm
Free guided tours of The Event venues leave at 3pm everyday - please arrive at 2.45pm to join the tour.
12-5pm 4-8 November
Grand Union, Mona Casey Projects, Crowd6 and Eastside Projects are open daily throughout THE EVENT.
To download a brochure or map please go to here
Pick up your brochure and map from any of the venues or the information point at Eastside Cafe.
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