The countdown to Birmingham Weekender in Digbeth, produced by Culture Central, has begun with more commissions confirmed for the packed programme of dance, music, art and performance taking place from 4 – 6 October.
6 new productions, commissioned by Dance Hub Birmingham especially for Birmingham Weekender in Digbeth, join the city’s leading artists and arts organisations as part of the packed, FREE, programme.
These new commissions feature dance artists across a range of disciplines and include:
The full programme of dance, music, art and performance is now available online at birminghamweekender.com and in brochures available to pick up in venues across the City.
Clare Lewis, Executive Director of DanceXchange said on behalf of Dance Hub Birmingham:
“Dance Hub Birmingham partners are delighted to have commissioned this fabulous line-up of dance for Birmingham Weekender in Digbeth, raising the profile of dance as a vital artform for the city region, and promoting Birmingham as a vibrant dance city.”
Steve Ball, Director of Culture Central said:
“Birmingham is a city known for its fantastic dance sector and we are thrilled to have been able to include these new works in the Birmingham Weekender in Digbeth programme, an opportunity to get a real sense of the breadth of dance talent in the region in the most surprising locations.
“Our whole free programme looks fantastic, a real celebration of Birmingham’s cultural organisations, venues, artists and performers. What an opportunity too to spend some time in Birmingham’s thriving contemporary art scene and perhaps try out spaces, venues, exhibitions and performances that you’ve not experienced before.
“It’s a packed programme, I urge everyone to get online or pick up a brochure and to start planning their Weekender, I shall see you there!”
Be part of Birmingham Weekender in Digbeth by volunteering, find out about the roles available and upcoming drop-in sessions to find out more by visiting https://www.facebook.com/groups/BirminghamArtsVolunteerBank/.
Birmingham Weekender in Digbeth is funded by Birmingham City Council and Arts Council England.
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