Upcoming Events
Understanding the Past and Building our Future
Sun, Oct 13
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 13, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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Fatima Bhutto: New Kings of the World
Sun, Oct 13
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 13, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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Litwitchure with Stacey Halls and Rebecca Tamás
Sat, Oct 12
Birmingham & Midland Institute
Oct 12, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Birmingham & Midland Institute, 9 Margaret St, Birmingham B3 3BS, UK
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In At The Deep End
Sat, Oct 12
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Oct 12, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EP, UK
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Redefining the Classics
Sat, Oct 12
Birmingham & Midland Institute
Oct 12, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Birmingham & Midland Institute, 9 Margaret St, Birmingham B3 3BS, UK
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Real Life parenting: the good, the bad and the funny
Sat, Oct 12
Birmingham Town Hall
Oct 12, 2019, 2:00 PM
Birmingham Town Hall, Victoria Square, Birmingham B3 3DQ, UK
You have a baby, maybe you have two. Why not, it’ll all be ok. That’s what social media tell us. It’ll all be fine…
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A Half Baked Idea - Afternoon Tea
Sat, Oct 12
Bar Opus at One Snowhill
Oct 12, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Bar Opus at One Snowhill, One, Snowhill, Birmingham B4 6GH, UK
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Workshop: Theraputic Writing
Sat, Oct 12
Birmingham & Midland Institute
Oct 12, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Birmingham & Midland Institute, 9 Margaret St, Birmingham B3 3BS, UK
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Snidge Scrumpin’
Sat, Oct 12
Birmingham & Midland Institute
Oct 12, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Birmingham & Midland Institute, 9 Margaret St, Birmingham B3 3BS, UK
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Sarah Perry: Melmoth
Sat, Oct 12
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Oct 12, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EP, UK
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Unspeakable
Sat, Oct 12
Birmingham & Midland Institute
Oct 12, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Birmingham & Midland Institute, 9 Margaret St, Birmingham B3 3BS, UK
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Workshop: Poetry Writing
Sat, Oct 12
Birmingham & Midland Institute
Oct 12, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Birmingham & Midland Institute, 9 Margaret St, Birmingham B3 3BS, UK
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Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters
Fri, Oct 11
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Oct 11, 2019, 8:00 PM – Oct 12, 2019, 9:00 PM
Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EP, UK
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Hit the Ode: Hippodrome Young Poets
Fri, Oct 11
Birmingham Hippodrome
Oct 11, 2019, 7:45 PM – 9:30 PM
Birmingham Hippodrome, Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4AR, UK
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Windows into Other Worlds
Fri, Oct 11
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Oct 11, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EP, UK
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Workshop: Writing Short Stories
Fri, Oct 11
Birmingham & Midland Institute
Oct 11, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Birmingham & Midland Institute, 9 Margaret St, Birmingham B3 3BS, UK
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Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt
Thu, Oct 10
Bramall Music Building
Oct 10, 2019, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.
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Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writing
Thu, Oct 10
Bramall Music Building
Oct 10, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
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Luke Wright: Poet Laureate
Wed, Oct 09
Midlands Arts Centre
Oct 09, 2019, 8:00 PM – Oct 10, 2019, 9:00 PM
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK
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Story-Tea: Wild Woods Brew
Wed, Oct 09
Martineau Gardens
Oct 09, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Martineau Gardens, 27 Priory Rd, Birmingham B5 7UG, UK
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The End of the World as We Know It
Wed, Oct 09
Midlands Arts Centre
Oct 09, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK
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pARTy Lines: a literary cabaret
Tue, Oct 08
The Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre Venue
Oct 08, 2019, 8:00 PM – Oct 09, 2019, 9:30 PM
The Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre Venue, 4 Temple Row W, Birmingham B2 5NY, UK
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Simon Armitage: in conversation with Stuart Maconie
Tue, Oct 08
Birmingham Town Hall
Oct 08, 2019, 7:30 PM
Birmingham Town Hall, Victoria Square, Birmingham B3 3DQ, UK
Join Birmingham Literature Festival and Town Hall Symphony Hall for a special evening of poetry and conversation, with the new UK Poet Laureate, Simon Armitage, one of our best-loved poets and a Birmingham Literature Festival favourite. Simon will be chatting to BBC broadcaster, writer and 2019 Birm
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Delving into the past: Murder, Obsession and the Supernatural
Mon, Oct 07
The Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre Venue
Oct 07, 2019, 8:00 PM – Oct 08, 2019, 9:00 PM
The Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre Venue, 4 Temple Row W, Birmingham B2 5NY, UK
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Troy Story
Mon, Oct 07
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Oct 07, 2019, 8:00 PM – Oct 08, 2019, 9:00 PM
Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EP, UK
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Workshop: Writing Historical Fiction
Mon, Oct 07
Birmingham Back to Backs
Oct 07, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Birmingham Back to Backs, 50-54 Inge St, Birmingham B5 4TE, UK
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Podcast from the Past: Live Recording with Stuart Maconie and Liz Berry
Sun, Oct 06
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 06, 2019, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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Truth to Power: 7 Ways to Call Time on B.S.
Sun, Oct 06
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 06, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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Read On EU Day: Jonathan Stroud
Sun, Oct 06
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 06, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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A Tale of Two Cities - A Celebration of Riga and Birmingham
Sun, Oct 06
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 06, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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Murder She Wrote
Sun, Oct 06
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 06, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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Read On EU Day: The Amulet of Samarkand: Fan Fiction event
Sun, Oct 06
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 06, 2019, 3:30 PM – Oct 07, 2019, 4:00 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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Answers On A Postcard Walk: Birmingham Edition
Sun, Oct 06
City Centre
Oct 06, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
City Centre , City Centre, Birmingham, UK
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Read On EU Day: After Summer and Other Stories
Sun, Oct 06
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 06, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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Postcard from the Past
Sun, Oct 06
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 06, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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Read On EU Day: Spark Young Writers Showcase
Sun, Oct 06
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 06, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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Making Writing Work
Sun, Oct 06
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Oct 06, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EP, UK
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Historic Canal Walk: The Conviction of Cora Burns
Sun, Oct 06
Birmingham City Hospital (Car Park)
Oct 06, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Birmingham City Hospital (Car Park) , Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
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How Should Britain Be Run? A Talk Shop event
Sun, Oct 06
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Oct 06, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EP, UK
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Boys will be Boys: Power, Patriarchy and Toxic Masculinity
Sat, Oct 05
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 05, 2019, 8:00 PM – Oct 06, 2019, 9:00 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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How to Fail with Elizabeth Day
Sat, Oct 05
Bradshaw Hall
Oct 05, 2019, 6:00 PM
Bradshaw Hall , Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
Failure, as much as it hurts, is an important part of life. In fact, failure is necessary. It’s how we learn some of the greatest lessons that life can teach us.
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Spake: Dialect and Voices from the West Midlands
Sat, Oct 05
Midlands Arts Centre
Oct 05, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK
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On Therapy with Susie Orbach
Sat, Oct 05
Midlands Arts Centre
Oct 05, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK
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Workshop: Meditation and Creative Writing
Sat, Oct 05
Midlands Arts Centre
Oct 05, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK
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Money Matters
Sat, Oct 05
Midlands Arts Centre
Oct 05, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK
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Homecoming: Voices of the Windrush Generation
Sat, Oct 05
Midlands Arts Centre
Oct 05, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK
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It’s Not About the Burqa
Sat, Oct 05
Midlands Arts Centre
Oct 05, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK
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LGBTQ+ Creative Writing Workshop
Sat, Oct 05
Midlands Arts Centre
Oct 05, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK
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Beowulf
Fri, Oct 04
Midlands Arts Centre
Oct 04, 2019, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK
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Queer Intentions
Fri, Oct 04
Midlands Arts Centre
Oct 04, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK
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An Evening with Carol Ann Duffy and Friends
Thu, Oct 03
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 03, 2019, 8:00 PM – Oct 04, 2019, 9:30 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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National Poetry Day: Muses and Furies
Thu, Oct 03
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Oct 03, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR, UK
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