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Talks, workshops, exhibitions; a feast for the eyes and ears, have a gander at upcoming events we think you’ll love.

This list is curated by the Birmingham Design team from events hosted by the local community.

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Under The Layer

hosted by Under The Layer

Wed 29 May 2024

From 6pm

Dead Wax Digbeth, B9 4ED

Stourbridge Summer Makers Market

hosted by Makers Market Midlands

Sat 1 Jun 2024

From 10.30am

St Thomas' Church Hall, Market Street, Stourbridge, DY8 1AG

Spring Batik Art Painting Workshop

hosted by Batik Ying

Sat 1 Jun – Sun 2 Jun 2024

FarGo Village, Coventry, CV1 5ED

Dr XYZ Film Screening

hosted by Vivid Projects

Fri 7 Jun 2024

From 5pm

Vivid Projects, Minerva Works

Birmingham Design Festival

hosted by Birmingham Design Festival

Thu 6 Jun – Sat 8 Jun 2024

Collage Workshop

hosted by Maisie Violet Reese & Kings Heath Action for Refugees

Sun 9 Jun 2024

From 1pm

Attic Brew Co, Strichley, B30 2DA

Felt Tipsy

hosted by Tat Vision

Sun 9 Jun 2024

From 3pm

Stir Stores, B30 2JL

Martin Parr: Autoportrait

hosted by Midlands Art Centre

Mon 10 Jun 2024

From 6.30pm

Midlands Art Centre, B12 9QH

Drink & Draw

hosted by Drink & Draw Flic

Tue 11 Jun 2024

From 7pm

Trentina, Jewellery Quarter, B3 1UD

Enter The Bad Gateway

hosted by Outline.Work

Fri 14 Jun 2024

From 5pm

43 River Street, Digbeth

Paperdolls Summer Market

hosted by Paperdolls Market

Sat 15 Jun 2024

From 11am

The Custard Factory

Gareth Neal Talking Making

hosted by STEAMhouse

Wed 19 Jun 2024

From 6.30pm

STEAMhouse, B4 7RQ

Women In Photo Social

hosted by Women In Photo Birmingham

Fri 21 Jun 2024

From 6pm

Midlands Art Centre, B12 9QH

Digbeth Open Day

hosted by Zellig

Sat 22 Jun 2024

From 11am

Custard Factory

Cyanotype Printmaking Workshop

hosted by Stourbridge Glass Museum

Sun 23 Jun 2024

From 1pm

Stourbridge Glass Museum, DY8 4FB

Unlock Grad Show

hosted by BCU Graphic Design

Thu 6 Jun – Tue 25 Jun 2024

Parkside Building, Birmingham City University

Immersive Arts Meet Up

hosted by BOM

Tue 16 Jul 2024

From 6pm

BOM, B5 4EA

Chunky Headz Drink N Draw

hosted by Spice Up Your Line

Sun 28 Jul 2024

From 12pm

Artum, Hockley Social Club, B19 3LU

100 Days of Creativity

hosted by 100 Days of Creativity

Sun 19 May – Mon 26 Aug 2024

Birmingham Weekender

hosted by Birmingham Weekender

Fri 23 Aug – Mon 26 Aug 2024

Birmingham Hippodrome, B5 4TB

Supersonic Festival

hosted by Supersonic Festival

Fri 30 Aug – Sun 1 Sep 2024

Exhibitions

New Narratives in Photography

hosted by Midlands Art Centre

Thu 8 Feb – Mon 27 May 2024

Midlands Art Centre, B12 9QH

Made at MAC: Celebrating Ceramics

hosted by Midlands Art Centre

Sat 20 Jan – Sun 2 Jun 2024

Midlands Art Centre, B12 9QH

The World that Belongs to Us

hosted by The New Art Gallery Walsall

Fri 24 Nov – Sun 9 Jun 2024

The New Art Gallery Walsall, WS2 8LG

Nature and Nurture

hosted by RBSA

Tue 28 May – Sun 9 Jun 2024

RBSA Gallery, B3 1SA

Jaskirt Dhaliwal-Boora: Green Spaces

hosted by Ikon Gallery

Wed 12 Jun – Sun 23 Jun 2024

Ikon Gallery, B1 2HS

International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition

hosted by International Garden Photographer of the Year

Fri 10 May – Sat 29 Jun 2024

Birmingham Botanical Gardens, B15 3TR

Birmingham Creates: The Open

hosted by 100 Days of Creativity

Wed 5 Jun – Fri 5 Jul 2024

Snow Hill Square, B3 2QD

Feeding Chair

hosted by Ikon Gallery

Wed 5 Jun – Sun 7 Jul 2024

Ikon Gallery, B1 2HS

RBSA Summer Show

hosted by RBSA

Thu 13 Jun – Sun 21 Jul 2024

RBSA Gallery, B3 1SA

Pauline Farrar: Talking Points

hosted by Midlands Art Centre

Sun 16 Jun – Mon 26 Aug 2024

Midlands Art Centre, B12 9QH

Dion Kitson - Rue Britannia

hosted by Ikon Gallery

Fri 10 May – Sun 8 Sep 2024

Ikon Gallery, B1 2HS

National Treasures: Artemisia In Birmingham Jesse Jones: Mirror Martyr Mirror Moon

hosted by Ikon Gallery

Fri 10 May – Sun 8 Sep 2024

Ikon Gallery, B1 2HS

Jonathan Williams Debut Exhibition

hosted by Grosvenor Road Studios

Fri 24 May – Thu 24 Oct 2024

Grosvenor Road Studios, B20 3NP

Victorian Radicals

hosted by Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Sat 10 Feb – Thu 31 Oct 2024

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, B3 3DH

Chila Kumari Singh Burman Exhibition

hosted by Compton Verney

Sat 26 Oct – Sun 26 Jan 2025

Compton Verney, CV35 9HZ

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