Events

Case Study: Africanize

Case Study: Africanize

Dates
Tuesday 30 April (08:30) - Friday 1 November 2024 (16:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
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20May

Exhibition: A History Through Objects: Research and Innovation at the University of Birmingham

Dates
Friday 20 May 2022 (09:00) - Friday 20 December 2024 (17:00)
Location
Throughout the Aston Webb Building including the ground floor corridors and Rotunda Gallery (first floor)
Description
A History Through Objects: Research and Innovation at the University of Birmingham tells the stories of more than 140 years of research, the people behind it and those whose lives have been changed by it.
20Feb

Winterbourne House and Garden - What's on

Dates
Monday 20 February 2023 (16:07) - Thursday 20 February 2025 (16:07)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden
Description
Find out what's on at Winterbourne House and Garden.
Portrait
10Feb

AI FUTURES: Looking for Love

Dates
Saturday 10 February (10:00) - Saturday 1 June 2024 (16:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Looking for Love is a playful experience that takes place over a message-based dating app, inviting you to take the perspective of another form of intelligence, to reflect on the peculiarities of our own.
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24Feb

Botanical Arts & Crafts Exhibition

Dates
Saturday 24 February (00:00) - Sunday 8 September 2024 (00:00)
Location
Winterbourne House & Garden University of Birmingham
Description
This exhibition of botanical illustrations, paintings and crafts celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the BSBA.
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25Apr

Why does everything have to be about race?

Dates
Thursday 25 April 2024 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join New York Times best-selling author Keith Boykin for a discussion exploring his new book, Why Does Everything Have to Be About Race?
27Apr

UoB Dubai-ASSELLMU Experts Roundtable on Net-Zero and Just Energy Transitions

Dates
Saturday 27 April 2024 (09:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham Dubai Room 0209
Description
University of Birmingham Dubai in conjunction with the UNESCO Chair on Environmental Law and Sustainable Development at the HBKU, Doha, Qatar, and ASSELLMU, invites the general public to this energy experts' roundtable
chinese-painting
28Apr

Chinese Brush Painting

Dates
Sunday 28 April 2024 (12:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Learn the traditional technique of Chinese Brush Painting
Recycled paper waste
30Apr

Hand-made Paper Making

Dates
Tuesday 30 April 2024 (10:00-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Design and screen print a bold, colourful tote bag inspired by spring, summer, flowers or plants.
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30Apr

Case Study: Africanize

Dates
Tuesday 30 April (08:30) - Friday 1 November 2024 (16:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
This is a community-driven project exploring the University of Birmingham's African Collection, this new display introduces the project and responses to the collection by artist-in-residence, Sipho Eric Ndlovu.
changing-landscapes-lancret
1May

Changing Landscapes - Postgraduate Conference

Dates
Wednesday 1 May 2024 (10:00-16:30)
Location
Strathcona LT1 (G18), Zoom (Hybrid)
Description
Postgraduate conference in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music on the theme of our numerous and constantly changing landscapes, from the social to the ecological. Programme added
ledger-adam315
2May

Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture

Dates
Thursday 2 May 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Professor Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture
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3May

Ella Taylor - soprano | Sholto Kynoch - piano

Dates
Friday 3 May 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
As part of our ongoing partnership with Oxford International Song Festival we welcome festival Director Sholto Kynoch with opera singer and recitalist, Ella Taylor for their Barber Concerts debut.
4May

Commemorating Corelli

Dates
Saturday 4 May 2024 (08:30-19:00)
Location
Shakespeare Institute - Mason Croft - Church St - Stratford-upon-Avon - CV37 6HP
Description
A one-day conference dedicated to exploring the life, works, and lasting impact of the enigmatic and prolific author, Marie Corelli, to be held in 2024, a century after her death.
The Exchange Reproduced with the permission of the Library of Birmingham. WK/B11/5129
4May

Heritage building tours

Dates
Saturday 4 May (11:00) - Saturday 6 July 2024 (16:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join our friendly guides on a heritage tour of The Exchange and discover its hidden history and fascinating stories.
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5May

Chine Collé Workshop with Sarah Moss

Dates
Sunday 5 May 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Learn about the art of lino cutting and how to create a block. The chine colle technique includes how to add colour to your piece by using collage.
stern-tiffany
5May

Stratford Literary Festival 2024

Dates
Sunday 5 May 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stratford upon Avon
Description
Shakespeare: A window onto his Life and Legacy
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6May

University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir

Dates
Monday 6 May 2024 (17:30-18:30)
Location
Worcester Cathedral
Description
The University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir make their Worcester debut to give Evensong under their director, Dr Paul Rodmell.
Duncan Grant, 'Untitled Drawing' c.1946-1959, The Charleston Trust. © The Estate of Duncan Grant
8May

Talk and Panel Discussion | Very Private?

Dates
Wednesday 8 May 2024 (15:30-17:30)
Location
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts - Lecture Theatre (R14 on campus map)
Description
Join Linder Sterling for a round table discussion, reflecting on the Charleston Trust exhibition, Very Private?, as a case study for arts institutions grappling with their own queer past.
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8May

Jonathan Silk Quintet

Dates
Wednesday 8 May 2024 (17:30-19:00)
Location
The Foyer, Bramall Music Building
Description
Director of Jazz Studies, Jonathan Silk brings together some of the UK's leading jazz musicians for an informal gig in the foyer of the Elgar Concert Hall.
10may-oliver-janes
10May

Oliver Janes - clarinet | John Reid - piano

Dates
Friday 10 May 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Join us for an intimate recital with a familiar face to Birmingham's classical music fans, clarinettist Oliver Janes.
11May

Get Into Teaching event: West Midlands

Dates
Saturday 11 May 2024 (10:00-14:30)
Description
Our in-person Get Into Teaching event in the West Midlands can help you find out if teaching is the career for you.
About-the-Museum
13May

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 13 May 2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for Tours of the Museum
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14May

Spring Tote Bag Printing

Dates
Tuesday 14 May 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Design and screen print a bold, colourful tote bag inspired by spring, summer, flowers or plants.
spring-tour
15May

Spring Garden Tour

Dates
Wednesday 15 May 2024 (11:30-12:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Join a skilled member of our Horticultural Team as they guide you around the garden, paying special attention to seasonal highlights and features of interest.
Pint of Science- Tech Me Out
15May

Pint of Science: Tech Me Out

Dates
Wednesday 15 May 2024 (19:00-21:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us for Pint of Science, a global science festival that invites researchers and the public to come together to discuss research, outside the confines of traditional laboratories and lecture theatres.
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15May

Culture Café

Dates
Wednesday 15 May (15:00) - Wednesday 10 July 2024 (17:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Come together with Black History Arts and More for a hot drink, engaging conversations, and pop-up activities celebrating cultures, communities, and inclusion.
Minds and Machines
16May

Minds & Machines: Creativity and AI with Flatpack Festival

Dates
Thursday 16 May 2024 (18:30-21:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Flatpack Festival and University of Birmingham present this very special LATES event brimming with music, live performances, interactive installations, short films and more, all exploring AI's impact on creativity.
21May

Cafe Teach - Get into Teaching

Dates
Tuesday 21 May 2024 (15:00-16:15)
Location
School of Education
Description
Come and find out more about our PGCE programme
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21May

Cadbury Lectures 2024

Dates
Tuesday 21 May (19:30) - Thursday 23 May 2024 (20:30)
Location
The Exchange 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
The 2024 lecture series presents the translation-based womanist biblical scholarship of the Rev Wil Gafney, Womanist biblical scholar and Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas
Nurturing-Garden
22May

The Nurturing Garden – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 22 May 2024 (10:30-15:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Look at creating a nurturing garden. Explore the practical ways to connect with nature and use gardening to benefit your health and wellbeing.
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23May

Brum Rocks: music workshop

Dates
Thursday 23 May 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Whether you're a seasoned musician or a beginner, experienced instructors will guide you through the songs as a group.
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23May

Brum Rocks: Conversation

Dates
Thursday 23 May 2024 (19:30-20:45)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join Jez Collins, Founder of Birmingham Music Archive, and Birmingham Poet Laureate, Jasmine Gardosi, as they discuss 'Brum Rocks'.
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25May

Body Clock by Azizi Cole

Dates
Saturday 25 May 2024 (19:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Developed as part of Sounding Change with Azizi Cole, 'Body Clock' is a multidisciplinary piece combining music, movement, and the influence that music can have on the body.
The art of AI
28May

AI FUTURES: The art of AI

Dates
Tuesday 28 May 2024 (11:00-15:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us for a one-of-a-kind workshop combining creativity and ChatGPT.
Microscope_800
29May

Midlands SEM users meeting (MIDSEM) 2024

Dates
Wednesday 29 May 2024 (09:30-16:00)
Location
GC13, Metallurgy and Materials building
Description
The meeting features speakers, a trade forum with details of new applications in electron microscopy and a trade exhibition from the major companies involved in electron microscopy, analysis, service and consumables.
julia-black
29May

Humanities in a Changing World

Dates
Wednesday 29 May (18:00) - Wednesday 26 June 2024 (19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Professor Julia Black delivers the second in our Transformative Humanities lecture series.
Bodies and beats
30May

Bodies & beats: making music with smart tech

Dates
Thursday 30 May 2024 (10:30-12:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Led by artist Sarah Hamilton Baker and performer and producer Tom Peel, this interactive workshop blends music and movement and turns your body into sounds!
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30May

Mwen x BEAST x Antonio Roberts

Dates
Thursday 30 May 2024 (19:30-23:59)
Location
Centrala
Description
A night of electronic and experimental music and visuals, featuring BEAST and Sounding Change musician DJ Mwen.
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1Jun

The Adventures of Dr Dolittle

Dates
Saturday 1 June 2024 (18:00-20:20)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
When Dr Dolittle is taught by his wise old parrot how to talk to animals, news of his skills spreads far and wide in this hilarious production from Illyria.
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3Jun

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 3 June 2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for Tours of the Museum
Claire-Leggett-Painting-and-drawing
4Jun

Painting & Drawing Flowers – Short Course

Dates
Tuesday 4 June 2024 (10:30-12:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
This six week short course will allow you to explore drawing and painting flowers through a variety of media.
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6Jun

Vespers of the Blessed Earth

Dates
Thursday 6 June 2024 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Symphony Hall - Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham Voices join the CBSO for a performance of John Luther Adams' "Vespers of the Blessed Earth" and Sibelius' Second Symphony.
raised-strawberries
8Jun

Stitches: Raise the Surface

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (10:00-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Work with ways to create three-dimensional stitches using padding and wire. Create raised embroidered pieces inspired by insects, flowers and foliage.
Extreme Robotics
8Jun

AI FUTURES: Extreme Robotics

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (11:00-15:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join researchers from the University of Birmingham's Extreme Robotics Lab for a family-friendly venture into the world of advanced robotics and AI.
bullyache-alternative
8Jun

BULLYACHE: WHO HURT YOU?

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (20:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BULLYACHE is a dance company and music duo, featuring as part of Sounding Change, with a focus on working-class and queer perspectives, consisting of Courtney Deyn and Jacob Samuel.
Family friendly heritage tours (resized)
8Jun

Family heritage tours

Dates
Saturday 8 June (10:00) - Saturday 13 July 2024 (14:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Our family tours take you on an interactive exploration of The Exchange. With help from objects, archives and our friendly guides, step into the shoes of those who once worked and banked in this historic building.
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11Jun

What is Horticultural Heritage? - call for papers

Dates
Tuesday 11 June 2024 (09:30-17:00)
Location
58 Edgbaston Park Road, B15 2RT, Birmingham, Edgbaston, Winterbourne House and Garden
Description
A symposium organised by Winterbourne House and Garden in partnership with the International Centre for Heritage, University of Birmingham
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12Jun

Grow Your Own – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 12 June 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
From pots to plots, learn about growing vegetables and fruits whatever the space you have.
Walking Tour
13Jun

Walking Tour: Centering on Civic

Dates
Thursday 13 June 2024 (14:30-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Ben Waddington, author and founder of Still Walking, leads a walk around the block exploring the civic expectations and demands of today, from public spaces and parks to security and Wi-Fi.
World Refugee Day
20Jun

World Refugee Day

Dates
Thursday 20 June 2024 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us at The Exchange for to learn more about the experience of refugees, honour the contributions that refugees have made to their communities and advocate for the rights and protection of refugees worldwide.
jazz2013
20Jun

Jazz in the Garden

Dates
Thursday 20 June 2024 (19:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Jazz lovers rejoice! The Birmingham Jazz Festival is back for 2024 and with it a fabulous evening of entertainment at Winterbourne.
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22Jun

Postgraduate Open Day

Dates
Saturday 22 June 2024 (09:00-16:00)
Location
University of Birmingham - Edgbaston campus
Description
Visit our Postgraduate Open Day at the University of Birmingham campus on Saturday 22 June 2024
26Jun

Pre-charge bail and Release Under Investigation

Dates
Wednesday 26 June 2024 (09:15-16:00)
Location
Woburn House - London
Description
This seminar will discuss the findings of a research project to examine the impact of changes in the law on pre-charge bail and reflect on their implications for law, policy and practice.
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28Jun

Romeo and Juliet

Dates
Friday 28 June 2024 (19:00-21:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Be transported to fair Verona in this poetic, passionate and utterly gripping adaptation of Shakespeare's iconic romantic masterpiece by Illyria.
July 2024
1Jul

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 1 July 2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for Tours of the Museum
1Jul

Music and Majesty

Dates
Monday 1 July (09:30) - Tuesday 2 July 2024 (17:00)
Location
Linnean Society Burlington House, London
Description
Music and Majesty: Chapels Royal, Cathedrals, and Colleges, c.1485-1688.
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3Jul

AI FUTURES: Generative AI: the basics

Dates
Wednesday 3 July 2024 (17:30-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Academics from the Department of Economics will simplify generative AI and large language models concepts and show you how to create prompts to produce content.
Birmingham Futures
4Jul

AI FUTURES: Birmingham Futures

Dates
Thursday 4 July 2024 (18:15-19:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
In this unique creative writing workshop facilitated by author Liam Brown, we'll collaborate with each other and AI to consider our future relationship with new and emerging technologies.
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14Jul

Rare Plant Fair

Dates
Sunday 14 July 2024 (10:30-16:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
The Rare Plant Fair returns to Winterbourne with their stalls of suppliers and experts from up and down the country.
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17Jul

Creative Planting Design – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 17 July 2024 (10:30-15:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Plants are at the heart of our gardens; this workshop will help you to explore a range of plants to create year-round interest in a garden.
Tenement Jazz Band
24Jul

Tenement Jazz Band

Dates
Wednesday 24 July 2024 (12:00-14:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Don't miss this unforgettable afternoon of music steeped in the resilience and creativity of the 1930s.
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25Jul

Jazz for families

Dates
Thursday 25 July 2024 (11:00-12:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us for a special jazz concert for little ears. Enjoy a relaxed performance where children can learn about instruments and enjoy new sounds.
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3Aug

Murder on the Lawn

Dates
Saturday 3 August (18:00) - Sunday 4 August 2024 (18:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Get ready for an evening of hilarity, as improv group Foghorn Unscripted tackle a quintessentially British whodunnit.
August 2024
5Aug

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 5 August 2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for Tours of the Museum
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17Aug

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Dates
Saturday 17 August 2024 (19:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Sherlock Holmes and his assistant, Dr Watson, tackle the most baffling case of their careers in this adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's 1900s classic.
Sept 2024
2Sep

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 2 September 2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for Tours of the Museum
3may-ella-taylor
3May

Ella Taylor - soprano | Sholto Kynoch - piano

Dates
Friday 3 May 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
As part of our ongoing partnership with Oxford International Song Festival we welcome festival Director Sholto Kynoch with opera singer and recitalist, Ella Taylor for their Barber Concerts debut.
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6May

University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir

Dates
Monday 6 May 2024 (17:30-18:30)
Location
Worcester Cathedral
Description
The University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir make their Worcester debut to give Evensong under their director, Dr Paul Rodmell.
8may-jonathan-silk-quintet
8May

Jonathan Silk Quintet

Dates
Wednesday 8 May 2024 (17:30-19:00)
Location
The Foyer, Bramall Music Building
Description
Director of Jazz Studies, Jonathan Silk brings together some of the UK's leading jazz musicians for an informal gig in the foyer of the Elgar Concert Hall.
10may-oliver-janes
10May

Oliver Janes - clarinet | John Reid - piano

Dates
Friday 10 May 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Join us for an intimate recital with a familiar face to Birmingham's classical music fans, clarinettist Oliver Janes.
25may-azizicoleclockwork
25May

Body Clock by Azizi Cole

Dates
Saturday 25 May 2024 (19:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Developed as part of Sounding Change with Azizi Cole, 'Body Clock' is a multidisciplinary piece combining music, movement, and the influence that music can have on the body.
30may-mwen-315
30May

Mwen x BEAST x Antonio Roberts

Dates
Thursday 30 May 2024 (19:30-23:59)
Location
Centrala
Description
A night of electronic and experimental music and visuals, featuring BEAST and Sounding Change musician DJ Mwen.
Dark-1080x1080-min
1Jun

The Adventures of Dr Dolittle

Dates
Saturday 1 June 2024 (18:00-20:20)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
When Dr Dolittle is taught by his wise old parrot how to talk to animals, news of his skills spreads far and wide in this hilarious production from Illyria.
6jun-uob-voices
6Jun

Vespers of the Blessed Earth

Dates
Thursday 6 June 2024 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Symphony Hall - Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham Voices join the CBSO for a performance of John Luther Adams' "Vespers of the Blessed Earth" and Sibelius' Second Symphony.
bullyache-alternative
8Jun

BULLYACHE: WHO HURT YOU?

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (20:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BULLYACHE is a dance company and music duo, featuring as part of Sounding Change, with a focus on working-class and queer perspectives, consisting of Courtney Deyn and Jacob Samuel.
jazz2013
20Jun

Jazz in the Garden

Dates
Thursday 20 June 2024 (19:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Jazz lovers rejoice! The Birmingham Jazz Festival is back for 2024 and with it a fabulous evening of entertainment at Winterbourne.
Dark-1080x1080 (1)-min
28Jun

Romeo and Juliet

Dates
Friday 28 June 2024 (19:00-21:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Be transported to fair Verona in this poetic, passionate and utterly gripping adaptation of Shakespeare's iconic romantic masterpiece by Illyria.
Terrace_DSC_3541-Edit-1
3Aug

Murder on the Lawn

Dates
Saturday 3 August (18:00) - Sunday 4 August 2024 (18:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Get ready for an evening of hilarity, as improv group Foghorn Unscripted tackle a quintessentially British whodunnit.
1080x1080-min
17Aug

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Dates
Saturday 17 August 2024 (19:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Sherlock Holmes and his assistant, Dr Watson, tackle the most baffling case of their careers in this adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's 1900s classic.
20Feb

Winterbourne House and Garden - What's on

Dates
Monday 20 February 2023 (16:07) - Thursday 20 February 2025 (16:07)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden
Description
Find out what's on at Winterbourne House and Garden.
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25Apr

Why does everything have to be about race?

Dates
Thursday 25 April 2024 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join New York Times best-selling author Keith Boykin for a discussion exploring his new book, Why Does Everything Have to Be About Race?
27Apr

UoB Dubai-ASSELLMU Experts Roundtable on Net-Zero and Just Energy Transitions

Dates
Saturday 27 April 2024 (09:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham Dubai Room 0209
Description
University of Birmingham Dubai in conjunction with the UNESCO Chair on Environmental Law and Sustainable Development at the HBKU, Doha, Qatar, and ASSELLMU, invites the general public to this energy experts' roundtable
chinese-painting
28Apr

Chinese Brush Painting

Dates
Sunday 28 April 2024 (12:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Learn the traditional technique of Chinese Brush Painting
Recycled paper waste
30Apr

Hand-made Paper Making

Dates
Tuesday 30 April 2024 (10:00-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Design and screen print a bold, colourful tote bag inspired by spring, summer, flowers or plants.
changing-landscapes-lancret
1May

Changing Landscapes - Postgraduate Conference

Dates
Wednesday 1 May 2024 (10:00-16:30)
Location
Strathcona LT1 (G18), Zoom (Hybrid)
Description
Postgraduate conference in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music on the theme of our numerous and constantly changing landscapes, from the social to the ecological. Programme added
ledger-adam315
2May

Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture

Dates
Thursday 2 May 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Professor Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture
4May

Commemorating Corelli

Dates
Saturday 4 May 2024 (08:30-19:00)
Location
Shakespeare Institute - Mason Croft - Church St - Stratford-upon-Avon - CV37 6HP
Description
A one-day conference dedicated to exploring the life, works, and lasting impact of the enigmatic and prolific author, Marie Corelli, to be held in 2024, a century after her death.
The Exchange Reproduced with the permission of the Library of Birmingham. WK/B11/5129
4May

Heritage building tours

Dates
Saturday 4 May (11:00) - Saturday 6 July 2024 (16:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join our friendly guides on a heritage tour of The Exchange and discover its hidden history and fascinating stories.
IMG_5051
5May

Chine Collé Workshop with Sarah Moss

Dates
Sunday 5 May 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Learn about the art of lino cutting and how to create a block. The chine colle technique includes how to add colour to your piece by using collage.
stern-tiffany
5May

Stratford Literary Festival 2024

Dates
Sunday 5 May 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stratford upon Avon
Description
Shakespeare: A window onto his Life and Legacy
Duncan Grant, 'Untitled Drawing' c.1946-1959, The Charleston Trust. © The Estate of Duncan Grant
8May

Talk and Panel Discussion | Very Private?

Dates
Wednesday 8 May 2024 (15:30-17:30)
Location
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts - Lecture Theatre (R14 on campus map)
Description
Join Linder Sterling for a round table discussion, reflecting on the Charleston Trust exhibition, Very Private?, as a case study for arts institutions grappling with their own queer past.
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14May

Spring Tote Bag Printing

Dates
Tuesday 14 May 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Design and screen print a bold, colourful tote bag inspired by spring, summer, flowers or plants.
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15May

Spring Garden Tour

Dates
Wednesday 15 May 2024 (11:30-12:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Join a skilled member of our Horticultural Team as they guide you around the garden, paying special attention to seasonal highlights and features of interest.
Pint of Science- Tech Me Out
15May

Pint of Science: Tech Me Out

Dates
Wednesday 15 May 2024 (19:00-21:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us for Pint of Science, a global science festival that invites researchers and the public to come together to discuss research, outside the confines of traditional laboratories and lecture theatres.
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15May

Culture Café

Dates
Wednesday 15 May (15:00) - Wednesday 10 July 2024 (17:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Come together with Black History Arts and More for a hot drink, engaging conversations, and pop-up activities celebrating cultures, communities, and inclusion.
Minds and Machines
16May

Minds & Machines: Creativity and AI with Flatpack Festival

Dates
Thursday 16 May 2024 (18:30-21:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Flatpack Festival and University of Birmingham present this very special LATES event brimming with music, live performances, interactive installations, short films and more, all exploring AI's impact on creativity.
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21May

Cadbury Lectures 2024

Dates
Tuesday 21 May (19:30) - Thursday 23 May 2024 (20:30)
Location
The Exchange 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
The 2024 lecture series presents the translation-based womanist biblical scholarship of the Rev Wil Gafney, Womanist biblical scholar and Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas
Nurturing-Garden
22May

The Nurturing Garden – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 22 May 2024 (10:30-15:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Look at creating a nurturing garden. Explore the practical ways to connect with nature and use gardening to benefit your health and wellbeing.
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23May

Brum Rocks: music workshop

Dates
Thursday 23 May 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Whether you're a seasoned musician or a beginner, experienced instructors will guide you through the songs as a group.
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23May

Brum Rocks: Conversation

Dates
Thursday 23 May 2024 (19:30-20:45)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join Jez Collins, Founder of Birmingham Music Archive, and Birmingham Poet Laureate, Jasmine Gardosi, as they discuss 'Brum Rocks'.
The art of AI
28May

AI FUTURES: The art of AI

Dates
Tuesday 28 May 2024 (11:00-15:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us for a one-of-a-kind workshop combining creativity and ChatGPT.
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29May

Midlands SEM users meeting (MIDSEM) 2024

Dates
Wednesday 29 May 2024 (09:30-16:00)
Location
GC13, Metallurgy and Materials building
Description
The meeting features speakers, a trade forum with details of new applications in electron microscopy and a trade exhibition from the major companies involved in electron microscopy, analysis, service and consumables.
julia-black
29May

Humanities in a Changing World

Dates
Wednesday 29 May (18:00) - Wednesday 26 June 2024 (19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Professor Julia Black delivers the second in our Transformative Humanities lecture series.
Bodies and beats
30May

Bodies & beats: making music with smart tech

Dates
Thursday 30 May 2024 (10:30-12:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Led by artist Sarah Hamilton Baker and performer and producer Tom Peel, this interactive workshop blends music and movement and turns your body into sounds!
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4Jun

Painting & Drawing Flowers – Short Course

Dates
Tuesday 4 June 2024 (10:30-12:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
This six week short course will allow you to explore drawing and painting flowers through a variety of media.
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8Jun

Stitches: Raise the Surface

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (10:00-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Work with ways to create three-dimensional stitches using padding and wire. Create raised embroidered pieces inspired by insects, flowers and foliage.
Extreme Robotics
8Jun

AI FUTURES: Extreme Robotics

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (11:00-15:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join researchers from the University of Birmingham's Extreme Robotics Lab for a family-friendly venture into the world of advanced robotics and AI.
Family friendly heritage tours (resized)
8Jun

Family heritage tours

Dates
Saturday 8 June (10:00) - Saturday 13 July 2024 (14:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Our family tours take you on an interactive exploration of The Exchange. With help from objects, archives and our friendly guides, step into the shoes of those who once worked and banked in this historic building.
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11Jun

What is Horticultural Heritage? - call for papers

Dates
Tuesday 11 June 2024 (09:30-17:00)
Location
58 Edgbaston Park Road, B15 2RT, Birmingham, Edgbaston, Winterbourne House and Garden
Description
A symposium organised by Winterbourne House and Garden in partnership with the International Centre for Heritage, University of Birmingham
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12Jun

Grow Your Own – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 12 June 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
From pots to plots, learn about growing vegetables and fruits whatever the space you have.
Walking Tour
13Jun

Walking Tour: Centering on Civic

Dates
Thursday 13 June 2024 (14:30-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Ben Waddington, author and founder of Still Walking, leads a walk around the block exploring the civic expectations and demands of today, from public spaces and parks to security and Wi-Fi.
World Refugee Day
20Jun

World Refugee Day

Dates
Thursday 20 June 2024 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us at The Exchange for to learn more about the experience of refugees, honour the contributions that refugees have made to their communities and advocate for the rights and protection of refugees worldwide.
26Jun

Pre-charge bail and Release Under Investigation

Dates
Wednesday 26 June 2024 (09:15-16:00)
Location
Woburn House - London
Description
This seminar will discuss the findings of a research project to examine the impact of changes in the law on pre-charge bail and reflect on their implications for law, policy and practice.
1Jul

Music and Majesty

Dates
Monday 1 July (09:30) - Tuesday 2 July 2024 (17:00)
Location
Linnean Society Burlington House, London
Description
Music and Majesty: Chapels Royal, Cathedrals, and Colleges, c.1485-1688.
AI at work Large
3Jul

AI FUTURES: Generative AI: the basics

Dates
Wednesday 3 July 2024 (17:30-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Academics from the Department of Economics will simplify generative AI and large language models concepts and show you how to create prompts to produce content.
Birmingham Futures
4Jul

AI FUTURES: Birmingham Futures

Dates
Thursday 4 July 2024 (18:15-19:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
In this unique creative writing workshop facilitated by author Liam Brown, we'll collaborate with each other and AI to consider our future relationship with new and emerging technologies.
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17Jul

Creative Planting Design – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 17 July 2024 (10:30-15:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Plants are at the heart of our gardens; this workshop will help you to explore a range of plants to create year-round interest in a garden.
Tenement Jazz Band
24Jul

Tenement Jazz Band

Dates
Wednesday 24 July 2024 (12:00-14:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Don't miss this unforgettable afternoon of music steeped in the resilience and creativity of the 1930s.
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25Jul

Jazz for families

Dates
Thursday 25 July 2024 (11:00-12:30)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join us for a special jazz concert for little ears. Enjoy a relaxed performance where children can learn about instruments and enjoy new sounds.
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6May

University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir

Dates
Monday 6 May 2024 (17:30-18:30)
Location
Worcester Cathedral
Description
The University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir make their Worcester debut to give Evensong under their director, Dr Paul Rodmell.
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8May

Jonathan Silk Quintet

Dates
Wednesday 8 May 2024 (17:30-19:00)
Location
The Foyer, Bramall Music Building
Description
Director of Jazz Studies, Jonathan Silk brings together some of the UK's leading jazz musicians for an informal gig in the foyer of the Elgar Concert Hall.
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10May

Oliver Janes - clarinet | John Reid - piano

Dates
Friday 10 May 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Join us for an intimate recital with a familiar face to Birmingham's classical music fans, clarinettist Oliver Janes.
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25May

Body Clock by Azizi Cole

Dates
Saturday 25 May 2024 (19:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Developed as part of Sounding Change with Azizi Cole, 'Body Clock' is a multidisciplinary piece combining music, movement, and the influence that music can have on the body.
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30May

Mwen x BEAST x Antonio Roberts

Dates
Thursday 30 May 2024 (19:30-23:59)
Location
Centrala
Description
A night of electronic and experimental music and visuals, featuring BEAST and Sounding Change musician DJ Mwen.
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6Jun

Vespers of the Blessed Earth

Dates
Thursday 6 June 2024 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Symphony Hall - Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham Voices join the CBSO for a performance of John Luther Adams' "Vespers of the Blessed Earth" and Sibelius' Second Symphony.
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8Jun

BULLYACHE: WHO HURT YOU?

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (20:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BULLYACHE is a dance company and music duo, featuring as part of Sounding Change, with a focus on working-class and queer perspectives, consisting of Courtney Deyn and Jacob Samuel.
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2May

Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture

Dates
Thursday 2 May 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Professor Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture
4May

Commemorating Corelli

Dates
Saturday 4 May 2024 (08:30-19:00)
Location
Shakespeare Institute - Mason Croft - Church St - Stratford-upon-Avon - CV37 6HP
Description
A one-day conference dedicated to exploring the life, works, and lasting impact of the enigmatic and prolific author, Marie Corelli, to be held in 2024, a century after her death.
stern-tiffany
5May

Stratford Literary Festival 2024

Dates
Sunday 5 May 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stratford upon Avon
Description
Shakespeare: A window onto his Life and Legacy
gafney-wil
21May

Cadbury Lectures 2024

Dates
Tuesday 21 May (19:30) - Thursday 23 May 2024 (20:30)
Location
The Exchange 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
The 2024 lecture series presents the translation-based womanist biblical scholarship of the Rev Wil Gafney, Womanist biblical scholar and Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas
Microscope_800
29May

Midlands SEM users meeting (MIDSEM) 2024

Dates
Wednesday 29 May 2024 (09:30-16:00)
Location
GC13, Metallurgy and Materials building
Description
The meeting features speakers, a trade forum with details of new applications in electron microscopy and a trade exhibition from the major companies involved in electron microscopy, analysis, service and consumables.
julia-black
29May

Humanities in a Changing World

Dates
Wednesday 29 May (18:00) - Wednesday 26 June 2024 (19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Professor Julia Black delivers the second in our Transformative Humanities lecture series.
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11Jun

What is Horticultural Heritage? - call for papers

Dates
Tuesday 11 June 2024 (09:30-17:00)
Location
58 Edgbaston Park Road, B15 2RT, Birmingham, Edgbaston, Winterbourne House and Garden
Description
A symposium organised by Winterbourne House and Garden in partnership with the International Centre for Heritage, University of Birmingham
1Jul

Music and Majesty

Dates
Monday 1 July (09:30) - Tuesday 2 July 2024 (17:00)
Location
Linnean Society Burlington House, London
Description
Music and Majesty: Chapels Royal, Cathedrals, and Colleges, c.1485-1688.