Ever wanted to learn to fly? Or maybe African Drumming, getting messy with clay or even dancing like a Tudor is more up your alley?
Whilst Weekender offers heaps of events to simply sit back and enjoy, sometimes there’s nothing as satisfying as joining in and getting involved.
With that in mind, here are a selection of the ‘hands on’ workshop events that you can look forward to during Birmingham Weekender in Digbeth, from Fri 4 to Sun 6th October, all in one placeto help you to get planning your perfect Weekender.
Click on the links for full details including dates, times, venues and age suitability.
Learn to fly on aerial silks, hoop, trapeze or hammock in these fully accessible and family-friendly drop-in sessions.
Try out the art of playing the djembe drum to a traditional African rhythm, with the brilliant teacher Ansoumana ‘Vieux’ Bakayoko.
Hit the beat and pose it out with voguing and hula hooping classes after Symone’s celebratory fusion performance Fierce Flow.
An open tournament for anyone who wants to prove themselves king of the tricks. Bring your own skateboard to take part.
Have a go at breaking or DJ & beatboxing in these fun open workshops.
Latino beats and moves abound in this Samba workshop, open to all.
Build musical instruments inspired by video game controllers, write code to translate movement into sound and have fun tinkering with electronics!
Roll up your sleeves and get messy. Throw pots on a wheel, make porcelain ear-rings or experiment with hand-building.
Retreat from the noise and excitement of the festival and explore materials and objects in the mud kitchen, loose parts and sensory areas.
Join Birmingham Repertory Theatre for an action-packed session exploring key elements of this classic children’s story.
Join the Barber Institute to make homemade tools for looking, listening and recording your day at Birmingham Weekender.
The SingMaker team promise to get everyone singing through their dynamic and joyful purpose-written repertoire.
Creative Workshops at BOA
Take part in performance, musical theatre and digital arts workshops at Birmingham Ormiston Academy.
Watch Elizabethan Court Dances in traditional costume, before learning how to dance like a Tudor!
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