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Women and Theatre: Are you looking for a performance opportunity?

We’re looking for male performers to take parts in Theatres of Conscience – a new performance piece about the experiences of conscientious objectors in WWI.  Actors are required on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 February from 10am-4pm, Tuesdays 16, 23 Feb and 1, 8 March from 6.30-8.00pm for rehearsals.  Performances take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March 2016 at the Hexagon Theatre, mac birmingham.  Please note that this opportunity is unpaid.  If interested, please contact us on 0121 443 7117 or email info@womenandtheatre.co.uk

The Drum - The UK’s Premier Intercultural Arts Centre - Book Online or Call 0121 333 2444: Simmer Down Festival Volunteers Wanted!

Are you friendly, approachable, and reliable? Do you want to gain experience and knowledge in a busy artistic environment, at a leading national music event?

Simmer Down Festival 2016 is the UK’s largest reggae festival, and we are looking for volunteers to help make it bigger and better than ever before. The annual event, now entering its 7th year, will be held on Sunday July 17th 2016 in Handsworth Park in Birmingham.

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The Drum - The UK’s Premier Intercultural Arts Centre - Book Online or Call 0121 333 2444: New Writer and Producer in Residence

The Drum is very pleased to announce the appointment of Tannexa Young as Writer and Producer in Residence. Playwrigher, producer and director Tennexa has enjoyed success with her theatre productions including Babymothers and Bashment Housewives. Tennexa will be working with The Drum over the next eight months on two new productions and will be branching out into filmmaking.

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Women and Theatre: Welcome to our Artistic Intern

We are delighted to welcome Artistic Intern, Bethany Kapila to the Women & Theatre team. Beth will be with us for 6 months in a post that has been part funded by the Creative Employment programme, and will be working on a number of projects, supporting in both delivery and administrative areas.

Women and Theatre: Barbara & Friends

Barbara & FriendsEver wondered what’s behind the doors of an ExtraCare village?  Now’s your chance to find out as Women & Theatre present a Barbara & Friends comedy night on Saturday 23 January 2016 at 7.30pm at the new ExtraCare Bournville Gardens.  Joining Barbara will be comedians Noel James, and Lindsey Santoro. Tickets are £10 for non-residents and can be booked on 0121 227 9000.

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: We’re moving home!

After six years we’re moving home! We’ve really enjoyed bringing you behind the scenes gossip, backstage photo’s, blogs from the stars, patron and staff news but it’s time for a change. As from 1 January 2016 we have moved our blog onto our  Birmingham Hippodrome website, we’ll still be bringing you plenty of news and […]

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: A New Year’s message from our CEO Fiona

  “Well three months have absolutely flown by.  I’ve been given such a warm welcome by the Hippodrome team and everyone I’ve met so far in Birmingham- absolutely loving the energy of my new home. “At the Sydney Opera House, and since then in both Cardiff and Leicester, I’ve seen what a galvanising effect a […]

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog: Looking for a last minute Xmas present? Here’s some theatre themed gift ideas!

With Christmas just one week away, we have some great last minute gift ideas for you! We’ve all been there – looked online, trawled the shops and still no idea what to get for those those tricky friends and family members… well, we have the answer! The theatre lurvvie You know they love the theatre, but no […]