Inspired Festival

8-16 June 2019

WELCOME

Inspired Festival is annual event that sees Birmingham City University open its doors to the people of the city and the world. Join us for a fun-filled Family Day on June 8, followed by a week of graduate shows and performances.

GRADUATE SHOWS AND EVENTS

Browse the events calendar to see the full details on times, dates and venues.

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ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

See how our students have developed innovative social and technological solutions to real world design challenges.

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ART

Enjoy work including: innovative design, painting, drawing, sculpture, film, photography and digital media.

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CREATIVE WRITING SUMMER SHOW

Celebrate the exciting new work in poetry, fiction, screenplay and creative nonfiction produced by students and staff.

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FASHION AND TEXTILES

Browse the latest clothing and textile designs, to trend analyses and retail-focused projects.

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JEWELLERY

Spanning metals, timepiece designs, gemmological investigations and explorations of unconventional materials.

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MEDIA

See exciting new projects in film, television, radio, journalism and photography, PR and music industries.

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MUSIC AND ACTING

Experience live performances from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire students and high profile guest performers.

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VISUAL COMMUNICATION

Work from Film and Animation, Illustration, Graphics, Photography and Design for Performance.

 

#BCUINSPIRED

If you’re coming to the festival then use the #BCUinspired hashtag to join in the conversation. Your posts will be featured on our social media wall, which will be screened at the events and on this website throughout the week.

See the wall in action

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

These directions will bring you to our City Centre Campus, where the Family Day and several graduate shows are held. Public parking is available at Millennium Point and is charged by the hour. If using sat nav please use the following postcode - B4 7AP. Note: Some events are held elsewhere. Please check each event page to ensure that you navigate to the desired location.

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