Drink & Draw at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Doodlebugs unite for a bit of alcoholic inspiration and a late-night bar-style ambience at Drink & Draw. A perfect social space to let both your creativity and the good-times flow. Pens, pencils and paper all provided for free, just bring your imagination…
Sat 17 Sep, Birmingham Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3DH. Tel: 0121 348 8038. 6.30pm – 10.30pm. FREE. www.facebook.com
Street Food Fest
Food fights have never looked so mouthwatering. Join hosts Digbeth Dining club in a celebration of all things funky, fresh, hot and tasty. see our preview here
Bikefest 2016 at Victoria Square
This family-friendly free cycling festival and bike spectacular takes place to encourage and inspire the city of Birmingham to get riding. This year they have created a 2km closed road route through the heart of the city, starting and finishing at Victoria Square but there will also be lots of other fun activities to take part in or watch throughout the day from 9am until 4pm. Stunts, have a go sessions and pro-rider shows should entice everyone to get on yer bike and take part.
Sun 18 Sep 9am at Victoria Square, Birmingham birminghambikefest.com/
Birmingham on Film 2016
Flatpack Film brings us an incredible season of Birmingham celebrated on the screen, various screenings over the weekend at various venues including the mac, Mockingbird and Electric Cinema. See our round-up of the best FREE film events here
The Great Outdoors at The Lord Clifden
The Balearic socials continue with Soft Rocks DJs Piers & Andy joining residents this week from 3pm to provide Ibicencan-style vibes late into the night. See our preview here
B. A. Zimmermann sonata for solo cello at Ikon Gallery
Recordings of Sonata for solo cello resound through the gallery building, with the score projected onto the walls, and punctuated with live performances by cellist Ulrich Heinen. This installation takes place during the changeover of Ikon’s exhibitions. Sat 17 &
Sun 18 Sep at Ikon Gallery, 1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, B1 2HS ikon-gallery.org/
Sunday Social at the Old Crown
Birmingham Promoters weekly free entry Sunday Social events continue. Each week, some of the region’s best acoustic artists will be performing live. This week Glen Boden, Alex Voss, Maya Pinnock and Rhianna Keane.
Sun 18 Sep 4pm at Old Crown, 188 Digbeth High Street, B12 0LD www.facebook.com/
Free exhibition: Birmingham People and Change in the Inner City at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
Fascinating exhibition running until 2017. See preview here
Heritage Week at Various Venues across Birmingham
An amazing array of tours, trips, talks, screenings, viewings, street art, hidden finds and kids play celebrating the city continues this week. See our further top 20 FREE things to do featuring Shakespeare Refashioned at Selfridges, Moroccan tents and phone boxes at Routes2Roots and more here
Published on: Thu 1 Sep 2016