In:Site Festival 2019
In:Site Festival returns to Birmingham city centre for a ninth year from 5-7 September 2019. Over three days recent graduates will work with the public to transform the outdoor space around Birmingham Cathedral, creating craft interventions inspired by the space, architecture, people and heritage.
Blast! – a festival of photography, talks and walks
Blast! is a new festival from Multistory made with and for the people of Sandwell which runs from Friday 24 May to Saturday 29 June.
The festival has invited 40 outstanding artists, photographers and curators to showcase work, develop projects and collaborate with communities to present stories about everyday life. With exhibitions, film screenings, events, talks and walks across Sandwell, Blast! will be presented on the streets, the Metro line, in shops, libraries and pubs, on historic buildings and in the community halls and venues of Sandwell.
UK arts festival directors demand change to ‘lengthy, opaque and costly’ visa process
The directors of more than 20 UK arts festivals, including the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Womad and Manchester International Festival, are calling on the government to reform its visa system for visiting artists and ensure that the country remains culturally open and international – via a-n.