Toadally Free Comedy

Scorching hot improvised comedy – Box of Frogs at the Blue Orange Monday July 20th finds the Free Form Frogs at the Blue Orange Theatre for another scorching hot dose of Improvised Comedy. All your favourite improv games, unrehearsed and improvised entirely live. No-one knows what will happen, least of all us! Expect to laugh, expect … Continue reading

Calling All Women – Female Performers Needed!

Freshold Theatre is seeking a diverse group of women from varied ethnicities and cultures to take part in an exciting new project developing in the Black Country, supported by Creative Black Country and Arts Council England. We Women: Pearls of Wisdom is an intercultural female poetry chorus, a unique and transcendent performance of world music … Continue reading


£17,000 per Annum Pro Rata WEST MIDLANDS BASED CANDIDATES ONLY. (Or close to the region) RoguePlay Theatre requires an experienced Operations Manager with the energy and vision to support us through our continuing expansion and communicate our ethos as a committed pro-active member of the RoguePlay team. Previous experience of maintaining the long-term financial, artistic … Continue reading

GAP in the Market

FREE festival of Arts, Creativity and Play 4-19 July 2015 Welcome to The GAP in the Market – a tightly-packed (quite literally!) free programme of workshops, exhibitions, screenings, performances, talks and tours. You will all manner of content – from craftivism and cultural resistance to play readings, clay modelling, gaming and the much loved Great … Continue reading

Last chance to vote for Talking Birds – deadline extended until Friday 5pm

I know we said we’d stop going on about it – but the Tech4Good Awards deadline has been extended, so – in case you meant to but didn’t quite get round to it (we know how it is!) – you can still vote for Talking Birds’ Difference Engine at  The Difference Engine is a pioneering … Continue reading

Birmingham based ‘Casualty’ actress to premiere new play at Birmingham Fest

Rebecca Newman, a Birmingham based actress will make her debut at Birmingham Fest, which launches next month. Trained at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Newman has since been working for stage, screen and radio and most notably she played nurse Ally Hunter in ‘Casualty’ for the BBC. Her play, The Enduring Romance … Continue reading

The Penny Post-Summer Proms

Come to Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens for a day of fantastic music culminating in a full orchestral concert in the evening. View this email in your browser Promenading returns to Vauxhall! Vauxhall Trust CIC and The Friends of Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens present… Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens Summer Proms 2015 11th July 2015, 12:00 – 22:00 Promenading returns … Continue reading

One Year Off presents a UK deprived of its greatest passion: football.

In this surreal comic dystopia, a ban has been imposed on the ‘beautiful game’ in all its forms for 12 months. Told through the eyes of four people defined by football, this is a play about grief, desperation and delusion, and how we confront challenges to our identity. One Year Off, which will be premiered … Continue reading

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Many and Varied Artist Salon – Friday 3rd July – Digbeth, Birmingham

Calling anyone who works at and across the edges of traditional disciplines; anyone who makes their own tools, because nobody else has made them already; anyone who seeks out unconventional collaborators; anyone who typically Rs & Ds atypically. Gets a bit lonely sometimes, doesn’t it? We’re running a series of 5 Salons to help make … Continue reading

The Play House theatre in education – casting call

The Play House is looking to broaden its pool of freelance performers/facilitators for its touring schools work. We are interested in meeting a range of people with experience of working with children or in theatre in education, and in particular will be looking to cast the following roles: – Young non white male, playing age … Continue reading


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