Brumbox Bulletin 13.06.23

Brumbox Bulletin 13.06.23

Do This

Attend Breakin' Convention, a dance show performed as part of B-SIDE Hip Hop Festival

Tuesday 13th - Wednesday 14th June, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Birmingham Hippodrome, Hurst Street, Southside, B5 4TB

Experience a ground-breaking showcase of hip-hop dance theatre this week with inspiring performances from internationally celebrated poppers, lockers, b-boys and b-girls in an incredible event that presents local talent alongside global sensations.

Celebrating 20 years as part of B-SIDE Hip-Hop Festival, the event will also feature DJs, graffiti artists and freestyle sessions. Doors are open to anyone aged 3 and over, so head down with the family and explore a great celebration of hip hop culture!

Brush up on your Hip Hop history by watching one of the most culturally important documentaries ever made.

Get tickets.

After more ideas? Check out our city guide!


Picture This

Food signage from The Arena Cafe, formerly located inside the 1960s Bullring.

As we've shifted into an age where all images seem temporary, it becomes more important to preserve Birmingham’s history. Artist Adam Neal did just this during his Grand Union residency a few years back, with these images of food signage from The Arena Cafe, formerly located inside the 1960s Bullring.

I can’t say these meals look particularly appetising; I’m sure the reality was much better! Anyone hungry? 😅


Consider This

Damon Hill on the starting grid on Bristol Road in his Footwork F3000 for the Birmingham Superprix

Discover the world of the Birmingham Superprix via this podcast

The Birmingham Superprix was a motor racing meeting held in the streets of Birmingham between 1986 and 1990. It’s kind of a big deal too; The Birmingham Superprix Project has been archiving the history of the races through photo, film, events and collaborations since 2015! 

We're a huge fan of this podcast they released a few years ago that offers intriguing discussions with racing drivers, commentators and motorsports journalists, all packed into seven 30 minute episodes. 

A captivating listen for both sports & non-sports fans; this event was a cultural landmark for Birmingham and we’re so glad it’s being immortalised through media like this. Imagine shutting down the Bristol road for a similar event now - chaos!

Listen here.

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