Information? Poetry Jam is an event built by the Beatfreeks community, for the community. Want to make the night even more special? You can help produce and host Poetry Jam or capture once in a life time moments through photo and film.
When? Every first Thursday of the month at 200 Degrees, Colmore Row, B3 2BS - with resident meetings on various dates and times.
Apply? Fill out form
Information: We are opening our office on the last day of every month. Book in, nab a desk or a beanbag and settle in for the day or a flexible few hours. We'll try out hardest not to distract you with biscuits and jokes but we can't guarantee that.
When? Last day of every month, see Eventbrite for availability.
Get involved? Book a slot
Information? We would love to offer the opportunity for 3 young neurodiverse artists in The Midlands to create and platform original or existing work in exciting public spaces in Central Birmingham during Festival Of Audacity.
When? Work will be featured during the festival from 27th - Sat 29th Sept
Apply? Fill out form - Deadline Wednesday 19th September, 4pm
Information? We're recruiting for volunteers to support the first ever, Festival of Audacity.
Festival of Audacity is a multidisciplinary festival of activist art making all of Birmingham its stage. It aims to take art out of its comfort zone and make a difference. It will run in different public spaces across Birmingham including the tram, New Street Station, and COW.
When? 27th - Sat 29th Sept
Apply? Fill out form - Deadline Monday 10th September
Information? To launch our new festival this September, we're taking over the trams running through West Midlands with a female led* line-up of performers. Paid opportunity.
When? Sat 27th Sept
Apply? Apply here - deadline Monday 20th August
Information: Do you think you're getting the skills you need for the jobs you want and the jobs that will be around in ten years time? We want to explore whether young people (particularly from minoritised groups) are being properly prepared for the change in the future.
When? In development.
Get Involved? Visit here for more information and to contact.
Information: Southside Producers is a year long development programme for producers (aged between 16 - 30) in Birmingham to gain and develop skills including marketing, artists liason and project management.
When? Deadline for applications is Tuesday 8th May - Southside Producers begins 29th May.
Apply? Visit the webpage.
Information? We're recruiting socially engaged artists that want to develop their art and activism for BAIT's 2018 cohort. BAIT is a weekly development programme, ending in two showcases; alongside mentoring, critical guidance and artistic support.
When? Beginning 14th May 2018.
Get involved? Visit website to apply - deadline 16th April.
Information: Two poets wanted to perform at Europe's Largest Youth Marketing conference. £50 expenses & free conference pass for the day. Must be clean content. More information.
When? Wednesday 21st March
Get involved? Contact Anisa with a link to your work - apply ASAP
Information? We are looking for artists whose work encapsulates boldness, risk, and audacity. Whatever the art form, whatever the scale, the work must touch on themes of activism or social issues. £500 fee provided.
When? You must be available on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September all day
Apply? Visit the website - deadline is April 2nd.
Information: Young Giant wants 5 young creatives to co-build a campaign for Birmingham City Council (non party political) to engage more young people to register to vote and turn up at the all out elections on 3rd May 2018 in Birmingham.
When? Apply by Monday 12th March 2018 at 5pm. Must be available 15th (5-8pm), 17th (all day), 29th (5 - 8pm)
Get involved? Email Anisa@beatfreeks.com with your name, age, and what you'll bring to the table to get more young people out to vote.
Information: A night discussing Birmingham's past, present and future and how to build a more inclusive city for all of us. In the original space the Lunar Society used to meet, we'll debate, discuss and deconstruct.
When? Thursday 1st March, Soho House, B18 5LB, 6 - 8pm
Get involved? Book your place - limited spaces available
Information: The Festival of Audacity is designed to encourage young artivists to be bold with their art making Birmingham their stage.
When? Festival of Audacity 26th - 29th September.
Get involved: Visit website to apply - deadline 3rd April.
Information: It's time to amplify your voice. Are you aged between 14 - 25 and want to lead the way to create change in the city? This survey is your way to make a difference in Birmingham by sharing your opinions, issues and worries.
When? Open until April 16th, report to be launched on October 10th
Information: Artist-led workshop on decoloniality and how Raymond Antrobus uses these themes within his work; aswell as a chance to apply it to your own poetry writing.
When? Wednesday 31st January, iCentrum, B7 4BP, 5:30 - 8:30pm
Get involved? Book your place - limited spaces available
Information: Feed into the next phase of delivery by sharing your feedback, thoughts and experiences to ensure that we're building a project for everyone. More info on Kick The Dust.
When? Wednesday 17th January, iCentrum, B7 4BP, 5 - 7pm
Information: We're recruiting 10 changemakers to join our YSC from October 2018 - August 2019. Our Youth Steering Committee is a year long governance opportunity as well as a development program for those who aged 16-30 who want to gain board level experience and influence our decision making & shape how the Collective works.
When? Beginning in October, meetings taking place in Birmingham
Get involved? Apply here - deadline: Wednesday 5th September
Information: Love to blog/vlog? This is your chance to get creative with our monthly themes. In the last blog theme of the month we're looking forward but also reflecting on the year. Did 2017 turn out the way you wanted? What are you looking forward into the New Year?
When? December Blog Theme
Get involved? Contact Bradley.