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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.

Check out below what's coming up in your friendly neighbourhood gallery and bar...

As always we've got new exhibitions, book clubs, experimental sound nights, board game nights, singing groups, live music, poetry and spoken word and much more!

If you can't find the information online then come down to our bar/ gallery and say hello!

TONIGHT! Exhibition Opening!

Location Cubed, Margaret Street School of Art

Thursday 26th May 7-10pm

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Location Cubed is a new body of work created by the Second Year Art & Design students of Birmingham's Margaret Street School of Art.

Students have chosen to explore three different locations in Birmingham: catacombs, council houses and telecommunication towers.

 

This show will be an interesting chance to see what our emerging artists are concerned with and how they consider things and develop solutions.

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A night of traditional and modern table-top role playing games!

 

Looking for that perfect run-down tavern vibe for your tabletop campaign- LOOK NO FURTHER! 

Come along and have a fun evening of questing and adventure at this fun and informal social evening.

Doors open at 7pm.

Marx Book Club!
Wednesday 18th May, 7-10pm

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A night of traditional and modern table-top role playing games!

 

Looking for that perfect run-down tavern vibe for your tabletop campaign- LOOK NO FURTHER! 

Come along and have a fun evening of questing and adventure at this fun and informal social evening.

Doors open at 7pm.

The Artefact Quiz! March Edition

Thursday 19th May 8-10pm

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Our long running monthly pub quiz, written and hosted by Stirchley's premiere dreamboat, Sebastiaan Ros, quizmaster extraordinaire and all round babe.

The Artefact Quiz has your typical music, film and television rounds, picture and famous people round too but with a good healthy smattering of bonus and art rounds too! It's highly fun, highly daft and nice way to spend a Thursday evening.

Grab your team members or come along on your own and meet new people here! Get down to Stirchley, grab yourself a drink at the bar and get ready for the night of your life.

Doors open 7.30, quiz starts at 8pm.

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linda kemp sound poet (no socials that i can find sorry)

kate ledger toy piano @kateledgerpiano + 

@harrisonledgerkate (insta)

wow! look! nothing! massive rock band lead by @sipatonbass 

@si_paton (insta)

now is the month of maying and merry lads are playing fa la la la la. fa la la fa la la laaa.

amok 8 has two sets of sensitive, gorgeous music from acclaimed pianist kate ledger and sound poet/vocalist linda kemp sandwiching the biggest/noisiest ensemble amok has ever seen. wow! look! nothing! is brum noise legend si paton's all star band/ensemble of music makers who are going to rock our s o c ks off the shoes that we owned back in 2019.

you know the drill, nice cosy times, lovely gang for you to socialise with, great music, gr20 beers and hosting by the folks at artefact.

early summer evening of nice times and sounds we shall see you there.

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pay what you can

£3/£5/£7/£9

(pay what you can means literally that. strapped for cash? got lucky in the lottery this week? pay whatever ticket bracket you want, no questions asked. no one will be refused for lack of funds)

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Get out yer jeans and yer best clogs...

Guitars and other instruments are taking over Artefact for a night, with acoustic performances from an array of local singers, guitar folks. Lovely night of tunes and great beer on tap to see us through.

Tickets are pay what you can on the door £3/£5/£7/£9. Ticket sales are split between the performers.

Interested in playing?

Pop an email to artefactstirchley@gmail.com

Stirchley Singing Group!

Friday 10 June 7-9pm

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Welcome! One and All to Stirchley Singing Group...

An informal gathering of people who love to sing interesting songs, from Olde English Folk Songs to Croatian chants, 16th Century Pirate Shanties to Yoruba love Hymns- it's always a a lot of fun.

No experience or talent needed here, it's all for fun and nice way to hang out with friends old and new.

We hope to see you this Friday!

Sludge Wednesdays
Wednesday 1st June, 7-10pm

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Introducing: Sludge Wednesdays! A relaxing monthly evening of sludge, doom, drone, noise and more, only at Artefact.

Featuring the deadening sounds of Melvins, The Body, Black Sabbath, Rainbow Grave, Sunn 0))), Bismuth, Acid Bath, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, GNOD and other doom-inaries.

Bliss-out to the soothing rumbles of anguish and despair.

Free entry to all sludge fiends.

Title design by Ellena Donlon

FOREWARD
Thursday 2nd June, 7.30-9pm

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The return of Poetry at Artefact, Stirchley.

For(e)ward is an open-mic event for the people of Birmingham to try out new poems, experiment with words, and connect with other poets and makars.

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. 

 

artefactstirchley@gmail.com