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Open Thursdays 6-11pm, Fridays and Saturdays, 12-11pm

Artist-led gallery, workspace and and bar in the heart of Stirchley, South Birmingham.

Take a look at some of our community events going on this December at your local, artist-led gallery and bar...

COVID: Due to the rising covid cases some of our larger events may be cancelled or postponed in the interest of public safety.

Foreward: Open-mic poetry
Thursday 2nd December, 7.30pm


Foreward is an open-mic poetry event for the people of Birmingham to try out new poems, experiment with words and connect with other poets. There will also be word games. If writing, spoken-word and language is your bag then enjoy this relaxed and social night of poetry lovers.

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DJs Adam Heath, Pete Toney and Jules Belgium will be delivering a night of Soul, Funk and Reggae and strictly no Christmas music.  The music is playing and the bar is flowing. 

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That's right! The Artefact Quiz celebrates its fifth birthday! And what a big quiz they are...

Join us for a very special Artefact Quiz/ birthday party with lots of fun bonus rounds, art, music, drinks and all the usual nonsense that has come to typify the weirdest pub quiz in Birmingham.

Lots of special prizes to be won!


Teams must wrap and bring the worst birthday present they can think of for Quizmaster Sebastiaan Ros to unwrap. The Team that brings the worst gift to the party can score BIG points!!!

We can't wait to see you soon,
from Quizmaster Sebastiaan Ros and all the Artefact members


Once again we are asking for the imaginative and talented people of the West Midlands to send forth their produce to our humble gallery for our annual open show. A Stirchley tradition, this year we will are able to offer several prizes to entrants. A first prize of £200, two runner-up prizes of £50 and a special people’s prize, voted for by visitors.  The open call is completely open to anyone working in the West Midlands. 

Artists featured in the show are Alys Fowler, Arun Paul Kapur, Bobbie Whittaker, Boyana Aleksova, C. Humphries-Masey, Canaan Brown, Carolyn Morton, Ceridwen Raynor, Create The Break
Dawid Nalepa
Daya Bhatti
Drew Kirkland
Duncan Jones
Felicity Blades
Fiona Cullinan
Fiona Oakley
Gugan Gill
Helen Mason
Henry Jones
Hipkiss & Graney
Holly Day
Jayne Murray
John Tedstone
Kat Pearson / Molly Rhoda
Kurt Hickson
Lilit Stepanyan
Luke Humphries 
Luke Humphries (words); George Manson (pictures)
Luke Sewell
Maggie Leaver
Marcus Keating 
Michaela Darling
Oliver Farrow
Pete Ashton
Phoebe Rutter
Remee Crawford
Richard Rudge
Rita Patel
Steve Coel
Tanna Chamberlain
Tegen Kimbley
Thomas Brown
Will Kew

The exhibition will run from Friday 19th November to Saturday the 22nd January (closed Dec 19th to January 12th). The prizes will be announced during our Christmas Party on the 17th December.

Previous Exhibition:

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Back To The Future 7th October- 6th November

Back to the Future is a new collection of essays and images about modernist architecture in Birmingham, featuring essays and artwork from over 30 contributors. Alongside the publication we have an exhibition of prints taken from the artworks in the book. The book is available to buy from Artefact, alongside other artworks from contributors.

We welcome groups using our space for their activities. If you need a supportive environment for your community meet-up get in touch with us and we'll see if we can help.