Archives 2015

Past Events  – 2015

April

23rd – June 7th Exhibition – FAM Collective

May

Sat 16th Offical Launch Party
Tue 26th Social Media Workshop – free drop-in session
Tue 26th – Sun 31st Visiting artist – Vicky Roden and Poppets

June

Tue 2nd Stirchley Speaks – Poetry & spoken word evening
Thur 4th Pilot – Acoustic and Poetry Lunchtime Jam
Tue 9th – 5th July ExhibitionAlicia Rodriguez
Wed 10th June Talk by Artist-in- Residence, Alicia Rodriguez, about her practice.
Wed 10th Crunch – Creative writing lunch
Sat 13th Post-Apocalyptic Mead Hall – performance art event by artists Jonathan Graney and Dale Hipkiss
Tue 16th Sirchley Local History Group meeting
Tue 23rd Social Media Workshop

July

Tue 7th – 16th Aug

Exhibition – Mark O’Neill and Wake Up! Art Collective

Tue 7th – 16th Aug

Exhibition – Ollie Macdonald-Brown and Sarah Walden – ‘Stirchley Portrait’ – photography exhibition

Tue 28th 17:30-19:00 Social Media Workshop – free drop-in session

Wed 29th 12:00-14:00 Crunch – free creative writing workshop

 

August

until 16th August

Exhibition – Ollie Macdonald-Brown and Sarah Walden – ‘Stirchley Portrait’ – photography exhibition

until 16th August

Exhibition – Mark O’Neill and Wake Up! Art Collective

Tue 4th 19:15-21:30  Stirchley Speaks – poetry & spoken word evening

Wed 12th 12:00-14:00 Crunch – free creative writing workshop

Tue 18th – Sept 27th Francesca Goodwin – Artist in residence – Fine artist and writer

Tue 25th 17:30-19:00 Social Media Workshop – free drop-in session

Wed 26th 12:00-14:00 Crunch – free creative writing workshop

September and October

Septemberuntil Sept 27thFrancesca Goodwin - Artist in residence -
Fine artist and writer
Tue 1st
19:15-21:30
Stirchley Speaks - poetry & spoken word evening
Tue 8th
16:30-19:00
'Level Up' Poetry workshop for 16-25 year olds.
For information contact Callum Bate: poetrylevelup@gmail.com
Wed 9th
12:00-14:00
Crunch - free creative writing workshop
Thurs 10th
12:30-13:00ish
Poetry for Lunch - poetry sharing session hosted by Jan Watts, Birmingham Poet Laureate 2011/12
Thurs 17th
12:30-13:00ish
Poetry for Lunch
Tue 22nd
13:00- 15:00
LGBTQ poetry group
Wed 23rd
12:00-14:00
Crunch - free creative writing workshop
Thurs 24th
12:30-13:00ish
Poetry for Lunch
Thurs 24th
19:00-21:30
Meet the artist: Francesca Goodwin -
Cafe staying open late
Sun 27th
12:00-14:00
Poetry writing and performance workshop with Casey Bailey
Contact jess@pcafe.co.uk for details
Tue 29th
13:00- 15:00
Jan Watts invites people to a reading of her play 'Holding Baby'
Tue 29th-Oct 25th'Conformal' - exhibition by Emma Trimble and Clare Whelan - sculpture and photography, exploring transition to motherhood
OctoberThurs 1st
12:30- 13:00ish
Poetry for Lunch
Sun 4th
12:00-14:00
Poetry writing and performance workshop with Casey Bailey
Contact jess@pcafe.co.uk for details
Tue 6th
19:15- 21:30
Stirchley Speaks - poetry & spoken word evening
Contact jess@pcafe.co.uk to reserve a ticket or to book an open mic slot
Wed 7th
12:00-14:00
Crunch - free creative writing workshop
Thurs 8th
12:30-13:00ish
Poetry for Lunch
Thurs 15th
12:30-13:00ish
Poetry for Lunch
Wed 21st
12:00-14:00
Crunch - free creative writing workshop
Thurs 22nd
12:30-13:00ish
Poetry for Lunch
Thurs 29th
12:30-13:00ish
Poetry for Lunch - children's special
Sat 31st
All day
Caged Arts presents a day of Halloween inspired poetry happenings.
For details contact: heidi@caged-arts.com
Sat 31st
18:30-20:30
'The Poetry Brothel' by Caged Arts - an evening of intimate poetry readings and fun.
For details and tickets contact: heidi@caged-arts.com

 

November and December

Poetry for Lunch

Every Thursday    12:30-13:30
An informal get-together to read, perform, listen and share – all welcome!                      

Stirchley Speaks

Tuesday 3/11/2015 and Wed 2/12/2015       19:30-21:30    £3 entry/ free for performer
Contact jess@pcafe.co.uk to reserve a seat or an open mic slot

Crunch! Creative Writing      

Wednesdays – every fortnight – 4/11/2015, 18/11/2015, 2/12/2015, 16/12/2015     12:00-14:00

Rachel Mayfield     ‘Winter of Desire’    Album launch                               

Friday 13th November     19:30 for 20:00 start
Tickets £7 at the cafe or from http://www.rachelmayfield.com or on the night
A multi-disciplinary art event including live acoustic concert.  Exhibition runs until Sunday 29/11/15.                     

Audio Porn                             

Thursday 10th December      19:00-21:00    £3 on the door
An ‘adults only’ evening of spoken word performances from Home for Waifs and Strays

‘Community in the Modern World’       The Mead Hall Discussion Group          

Tues 8th December      19:00-21:00
P Cafe hosts its first ‘Mead Hall’ Philosophy and Art discussion group,
organised together with local arts charity, Leaveners.
Sign up for this free event through jorine@leaveners.org

Spanishtastic                 

Every Thursday    09:20-10:00                   
Spanish classes for children aged 18 months – 4yrs old
Contact Severine for details: 07976 306536 or severineld@kidslingo.co.uk

Art class                                 

From 12/11/15, Thursdays 17:00-18:30
Contact Rachel at Leaf Creative Arts for details: 07886 546639 or rachelmduggan@yahoo.co.uk

Stirchley Collective                ‘Swimming’

Current exhibition in the front room from local Stirchley artist collective, curated by Kerry Leslie.
Runs until 24/12/2015

Leaveners/ Restore       ‘Displacement: Stories of Hope and Humanity’     

Exhibition of work from Restore, Birmingham women’s refugee group, supported by Leaveners, a local arts charity, and local artists Dale Hipkiss and Jonathan Graney, 1/12/15-24/12/15

Creative Support                  

Exhibition of work from Creative Support Mental Health Charity
1/12/15-6/12/15

Late opening and market

Fridays 4/12, 11/12, 18/12
In conjunction with Stirchley Market, the cafe will stay open till 8, every Friday in December, to facilitate some late opening market style shopping and browsing!