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Friday 30 June 2017

  • 12:00pm Exhibition at Ort Gallery [Art] Ort Cafe

    Schwarmerei - Ort Gallery Members Show 11th May - 8th July 2017. Open Tuesday to Saturday 12-5pm This exhibition presents the art work of Schwarm members selected by the Ort Gallery directors Ridhi Kalaria, Ian Sergeant and Josephine Reichert. It celebrates the contribution of artists at all stages in their careers and promotes creative talent from Birmingham and beyond. Ort Gallery is committed to supporting artists and providing professional development opportunities. As Schwarm members the artists benefit from peer to peer learning, opportunities provided by our partners and volunteering as well as paid opportunities in the arts industry. We work with and for our local community and ensure we facilitate dialogue amongst people from all walks of life.

  • 6:30pm New Art Gallery launch for Moseley [Art] Maison Maysi

    On 30th June, Maison Mayci owners and chefs, David and Remi Faveau, will launch Galerie Mayci at their Moseley cafe where, since 2010 they have provided high quality French patisserie and bakery products. The brothers attribute their success, after opening their first cafe in Kings Heath in 2005, to a simple philosophy of quality ingredients, hand crafting, no fuss and affordable for everyone. They are now applying the same philosophy to their latest venture Galerie Mayci. The gallery will be showcasing high quality, affordable paintings and fine art prints, featuring the work of well known regional artists. The inaugural exhibition at Galerie Mayci, curated by Peter Grego, will open on Friday June 30th. The exhibition will present the work of printmaker Mike Allison, from his recent series, 100 Views of Birmingham. Mike began work on the 100 views project in December 2015, inspired by Japanese printmaker, Ando Hiroshige's, 100 famous views of Edo (1856 - 1858). And Maison Mayci will start to open on Sundays from the beginning of June

  • 7:00pm Moseley Masterteam Quiz [Spoken Word] Moseley All Services Club

    One of the defining events of Moseley Festival; a perennial favourite. Teams of 6 compete to prove they are Moseley’s best brains. Entries in advance please to : or 449 4298. £5 per person. Proceeds to Save the Children.

  • 7:15pm Concert with Alexandra Gabriel [Classical] St Columba Church Hall

    Tickets: £20 Early Bird, £25 on the door Enter the Sacred Temple of Sound. Be transported, suspended and held in the frequency of the angelic plane through the medium of voice and music. Alexandra will be performing music from her new album Voices of the Goddess released in March this year. For Early Bird discount tickets and full details of this evening please see the website. E: W: T: 0121 449 4086

  • 7:30pm Live Music at the Patrick Kavanagh [Rock & Pop] The Patrick Kavanagh

    Five live bands tonight! – and more to come on Saturday and Sunday . Giant Elf Fist: part of Birmingham’s evolving underground Scene. Heavily influenced by the German Krautrock movement of the 70s.They recently supported Acid Mothers Temple as part of their world tour. They create dense layers of sound which take the audience to another level. Rob Peters has worked with a plethora of great acts in a variety of roles but tonight is a rare chance to catch him centre stage and hear a batch of his own songs. Rob has made a number of solo albums down the years and will be playing a choice selection! Tony Willé is a powerful performer of his own sensitive, original songs. His quirky lyrics are aimed right at the heart with melodies and chord sequences that venture away from clichéd paths. Previously with bands such as Felt, Parma Violets and The Day, Tony has returned to his acoustic roots. Small Changes: guitar, violin and cello, all singers too! They've recently supported Paul Young, Stackridge, Wishbone Ash's Martin Turner and Babajack. They do their own songs in styles from pop, folk, country, blues and their own take on covers. Audience participation is encouraged! JD McElwee: Voice accompanied by his fluid guitar playing or a cappella his songs are simple, captivating and memorable. “Words forlorn and words as thorns, some words can act as balm. When dark birds circle overhead it’s love that keeps us strong.” £6 on the door.

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