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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Ladies, Wine & Design Birmingham - End of Year Meet Up

hosted by Ladies, Wine & Design Birmingham

Thu 2 Dec 2021

Hockey Social Club

Christmas Arts Markets 2021

Christmas Arts Markets 2021

hosted by mac Birmingham

Sat 27 – Sun 5 Dec 2021

Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham

Jewellery Quarter Gothic Walking Tour

hosted by The Coffin Works

Sun 5 Dec 2021

Throughout the Jewellery Quarter

Birmingham Design Christmas Social

hosted by Birmingham Design

Thu 9 Dec 2021


Dig Brew Co.

Crafted in Time: Watercolour Workshop

hosted by Lapworth Museum of Geology

Thu 16 Dec 2021

Lapworth Museum of Geology

Makers Festive Showcase

hosted by Makers Market Midlands

Sat 18 Dec 2021

St. Thomas Church Hall, Stourbridge

Christmas in Cathedral Square

hosted by Colmore BID

Wed 17 – Sun 19 Dec 2021

Cathedral Square, Colmore Row

Verve Poetry Festival 2022

hosted by Verve

Sun 20 – Sun 20 Feb 2022

Birmingham Hippodrome


Walking with the Snowman

hosted by Wild in Art

Wed 17 Nov – Thu 6 Jan 2022

Throughout Birmingham

Members & Associates Exhibition

hosted by RBSA

Thu 18 Nov – Sat 8 Jan 2022

RBSA Gallery, St Paul's Square

Betsy Bradley - Chasing Rainbows

hosted by Ikon Gallery

Fri 3 Dec – Sun 13 Feb 2022

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

British Art Show 9

Sat 22 Jan – Sun 10 Apr 2022

Wolverhampton School of Art & Wolverhampton Art Gallery

The Creative City Exhibition

The Creative City

hosted by Birmingham Design Festival

Fri 12 Nov – Wed 16 Nov 2022

Bullring Birmingham

Regular events to watch out for

There are some great, regular design events happening throughout the year in the West Midlands. Here’s what to watch out for.

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