Operations Opportunity

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Uncategorised | No Comments
Operations Opportunity

      We are seeking a motivated operations coordinator who will work with the company’s co-directors to help produce Friction’s activities, projects and programmes. This is a developmental role that requires an understanding of both the company as a whole and the arts sector, as well as good knowledge of the workflow that turns […]

Yard Talk – Saturday 26th August

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in events, Uncategorised | No Comments
Yard Talk – Saturday 26th August

OUR WHOLESALE MARKET IS CLOSING – WHAT’S BEEN AND WHAT’S NEXT? Join us on Saturday 26th August for Yard Talk at the Edge. We’re again focusing on our markets as we eat, talk and peruse our collection of photographs, artefacts, film and videos relating to Smithfield.  As the final closure and demolition of the site […]

Opportunity – Multicultural Music Making Mentees

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Uncategorised | No Comments
Opportunity – Multicultural Music Making Mentees

We’re looking for two mentees to support the delivery of workshops for young people in Birmingham and Walsall. We’ve been developing this project for the past two years, exploring traditional and contemporary international music, ensemble repertoire and composition with diverse groups of young people in primary schools in Ladywood, Birmingham, finding new ways to develop […]

Everything Must Go

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Uncategorised | No Comments

As we surge forward into the uncharted waters of 2017, Friction’s approach, typically, is to focus our energy on what’s right in front of us. Literally.  This year’s major project is the further development of our work at Birmingham’s wonderfully idiosyncratic Smithfield Wholesale Market. For the last few months we’ve had a team getting to […]

Bumper Almost End of Year Treats at the Edge

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in events, Uncategorised | No Comments
Bumper Almost End of Year Treats at the Edge

We’re not going to talk about it. So instead, feast your eyes on these quality opportunities to experience some fantastically eclectic events at the Edge. First up Saturday 26th November: Come join us for the next Club Integral in Birmingham, when London’s finest left-field music night returns to its new home for the uncategorisable. Four […]

Wanted – Project Manager

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Uncategorised | No Comments
Wanted  – Project Manager

Friction are seeking a project manager, to work across their core portfolio of work. These include: Everything Must Go, a programme of work to celebrate the end of Birmingham’s historic Wholesale Market, and accompanying Sunday bootsale. This includes an HLF-funded project to collect, share and preserve the stories of the market and it’s users. MMM […]

Musician Wanted

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in Uncategorised | No Comments
Musician Wanted

Job description Multicultural Music Making Mentee Fixed term, freelance contract: 9 hours per week, October 2016- August 2017 Friction Arts and Natalie Mason are seeking a mentee who can support the delivery of music making workshops for groups of young people in Birmingham. The workshops are funded by the Youth Music Network and are part […]

News for June

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Uncategorised | No Comments
News for June

A Devilish Good Time

Posted by on Apr 13, 2016 in Uncategorised | No Comments
A Devilish Good Time

Well, hello from the Other Side – of the world, that is. We’ve been here for a week or so, and our feet haven’t touched the ground. We’re here working with our colleague Emma Porteus on her final production with ..Stompin‘ youth and community dance. That description doesn’t do them justice – Stompin make high […]