Heritage Week at Various Venues across Birmingham
Over all this weekend and beyond catch an amazing array of tours, trips, talks, screenings, viewings, street art, hidden finds and kids play celebrating the city starts this week. This weekend’s highlights include tours behind the hobbit hole style door of Moseley Park’s secret Ice House and the awesome Eco home. See our further pick of the Top 20 Free things to do featuring Shakespeare Refashioned at Selfridges, Moroccan tents and phone boxes at Routes2Roots here

Film Festival at The Old Print Works, Balsall Heath
Hosted by travelling Czech architects MAK whose selection of screenings range from the surreal (Dali’s Un Chien Andalou) to sublime (Chaplin’s Modern Times) through all sorts of brilliant bohemia. All for free. See our preview here

Roald Dahl Fun Day at The Custard Factory
Sat 10 Sep, The Custard Factory is turned into a Chocolate Factory for a day with everything from kids DIY cupcakes and costume competitions to the BFG and beer. See our full preview here

Magic Candy Factory Open Day at Custard Factory
Katjes Magic Candy Factory launch their 3D confectionery experience in Birmingham with the magic beginning on Saturday to coincide with the Roald Dahl Fun Day. Sample their 3D print customised and all natural sweet treats.
Sat 10 Sep, 10am at Custard Factory, Gibb Square, Birmingham B9 4AA www.magiccandyfactory.com/

The Great Outdoors at the Lord Clifden
Sat 10 Sep. Last of the summer good times with sunset sounds provided by guest DJs on the outdoor terrace. Ibizencan vibes right on your doorstep. Free before 10pm. See our full preview here

Vice is Nice Daytime Part II at The Rainbow
Disco and house are the soundtrack to this beatific eight hours of dance floor evangelism. See our clunbbing round-up here

Poets Place
Organised by the Library of Birmingham and Apples & Snakes, Poets’ Place is an informal gathering of poets that meets twice a month for local poets to meet like‐minded people. Writers can give and solicit feedback on poetry, or just sit back and write, discover new poets, poetry events and make useful connections.
Sat 10 Sep, 3pm at Library of Birmingham, Centenery Square, B1 2EA www.facebook.com/

Kings Heath Street Festival 2016
Sun 11 Sep, 11am. A booty-shaking array of music, mayhem, street food and general funky stuff for all the family. Across 3 stages and several venues. See our preview  here

Shanty Town Culture Fest at The Spotted Dog
Sun 11 Sep. The successful collaborative culture fest returns with its laid-back good vibes, live bands, art, DJs etc. See our full preview here

Free exhibition: Birmingham People and Change in the Inner City at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
Fascinating exhibition running until 2017. See preview here

Birmingham on Film 2016
Flatpack Film brings us an incredible season of Birmingham celebrated on the screen. See our round-up of the best FREE film events here

Free Culture: Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.
A whole series of incredible exhibitions running until Sep 9. See preview here

Sat 10 Sep - Sun 11 Sep
Giles Logan
Published on:
Mon 1 Aug 2016