Many of our venues have good accessibility but we regret that – due to their post-industrial nature – some are accessible only by steps.

We suggest you check the website of your event venue to check their access details, or email us at for advice.


BSL-interpreted events at Birmingham Weekender


Our BSL-interpreter will be present at Birmingham Weekender in Digbeth.

In between signing the programme of events below, they will be on-hand at our Visitor Hub over the weekend to answer any questions you have. There is no need to book a place – simply turn up on the day.

If you have specific access needs that you would like to discuss, email and we will do our best to help.


Friday 4 October

6pm: Birmingham Weekender Official Opening

Join us to toast the start of this year’s festival.


7pm: Performance by Lady Skollie at Eastside Projects

Lady Skollie is well known in her native South Africa as an artist, Instagram influencer and cover star of fashion and lifestyle magazines. Watch her perform live and take in her latest exhibition at Eastside Projects.




Saturday 5 October

1pm: Eastside Projects tour

Take a guided tour of the exhibitions at Eastside Projects, with work by Lady Skollie and Sofia Niazi.


3pm: Fierce Flow dance performance and workshop

The year is 1987, the place, New York City! Multi-skilled performance artist Symone brings together a unique cast for Fierce Flow, a fusion of ballroom, circus arts and cabaret.



Sunday 6 October

11am-12.30pm: Sundragon Pottery workshops

Play with Clay at Sundragon Pottery. Explore ceramics including throwing a pot on the wheel, make ear-rings from porcelain and make a pinch pot.


2pm: Grand Union tour

Take a guided tour of Grand Union and learn about their exhibition, And what it became is now that it is now.