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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Workshop: Bioplastics design

hosted by STEAMhouse

Mon 27 – Tue 28 Jan 2020



After work club: Pizza edition

hosted by Playtime Press

Wed 29 Jan 2020


Melting Pot, Digbeth

BCU Type Talks: Patrick Thomas: Graphic artist

hosted by Type Talks

Thu 30 Jan 2020


Curzon Building, BCU

The marketing meetup: Content planning masterclass

hosted by The marketing meetup

Tue 4 Feb 2020


WeWork, Colmore Row

The welcome back meetup

hosted by Ladies, Wine & Design

Thu 6 Feb 2020


The Ruin, Digbeth


Dave Dye's Chalk Talk

hosted by One Black Bear

Thu 6 Feb 2020


Fazeley Studios, Digbeth

Workshop: Introduction to Fusion 360 and 3D printing

hosted by STEAMhouse

Mon 10 – Tue 11 Feb 2020



The BAAs Public Choice Voting Screenings

hosted by Overlap

Mon 3 – Mon 17 Feb 2020


The Mockingbird, Digbeth

BCU Type Talks: Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer: Making a Difference: Type Design and Politics

hosted by Type Talks

Thu 20 Feb 2020


Curzon Building, BCU

BCU Type Talks: Bec Hill

hosted by Type Talks

Thu 12 Mar 2020


Curzon Building, BCU

BCU Type Talks: Hannah Dickens

hosted by Type Talks

Thu 30 Apr 2020


Curzon Building, BCU

Flatpack Festival 2020

hosted by Flatpack

Tue 5 – Sun 10 May 2020



BDF Conference 2020

hosted by Birmingham Design Festival

Fri 5 – Sat 6 Jun 2020


BCU Parkside

Grand Designs Live

hosted by Grand Designs

Wed 7 – Sat 10 Oct 2020


NEC, Birmingham


Meryl McMaster: As Immense as the Sky

hosted by Ikon Gallery

Wed 4 Dec – Sun 23 Feb 2020

Ikon Gallery

Birmingham Revolutions – Power to the People

hosted by BMAG

Sat 7 Dec – Fri 4 Sep 2020

Museum & Art Gallery

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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