Talking Drum Fest

Posted on May 10, 2023 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Talking Drum Fest

Talking Drum Fest Playing the Edge in more ways than one We’ve teamed up with intrepid musician Xhosa Cole for a weekend of music, performance, dance, spoken word, talks and all kinds of related shenanigans on 21st/22nd May. Focusing on the Black and African diasporic experience, Talking Drum will feature some of the best artists […]

Coming up at the Edge

Posted on Feb 23, 2023 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Coming up at the Edge

First up, Zimbo Freemind hosts a livestreamed chat show on 24th February View this post on Instagram A post shared by Zimbo Freemind (@zimbo_freemind) Next, Hank Bamberger/ Junk Galleries present Killer Heel confessionals on 4th March Keep checking back, there’s some fun stuff coming up soon, including Xhosa Cole’s Talking Drum Festival, Celebrating Sanctuary and […]

Job Opportunity – Company Administrator (Closed)

Posted on Dec 30, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We’re looking for a Company Administrator to join the team here at Friction Arts. We deliver community-focused arts projects, and this role is essential for supporting the ambitious expansion of work we have planned over the next few years. We’re looking for someone to support all things admin for the core team and we particularly […]

Sleepless night of love and resistance

Posted on Dec 14, 2022 in Uncategorized, Workshops | No Comments

Yalda and Rainbow…The night that starts from the cold behind the door and brings people to the warmth of intimacy and friendship. Wednesday 21st Dec 9pm to Thursday 22nd Dec 6am, brought to you with Socio Cinema at The Edge! This is a free event including If possible please bring something to drink, poetry and […]

Event News

Posted on Nov 1, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

A Conversation About Building and Sustaining Art Spaces An opportunity to find out about the work of Untethered Magic in Nairobi, Kenya and a discussion about autonomy and self sustainability When and where Date and time Sat, 12 November 2022, 18:00 – 21:00 GMT Location The Edge 79-81 Cheapside Birmingham B12 0QH About this event An extra […]

Opportunity – Art Club Lead Artist

Posted on Aug 23, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This role has been withdrawn for the time being – please check back for future opportunities to work with us.

Training Opportunity – participation, engagement and responsiveness

Posted on Jun 24, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Training Opportunity On Friday 1st and 8th July, Friction are offering a small group of artists and performers the opportunity to benefit from their extensive experience in developing participatory approaches to making art in the world.  If you are someone who is interested in developing their approach to creating engaging artwork, aimed at the widest […]

The Edge Renewed

Posted on May 11, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve been awarded just over £500K to upgrade our HQ, The Edge by Arts Council England. This is huge news for us and we’re very happy that the building will be more accessible and more sustainable as a result of the work we will do. We’re working with architects […]

Job opportunity – Art Club Lead Artist

Posted on Mar 24, 2022 in Job opportunity, Uncategorized | No Comments

Art Club Exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Art Club Lead Artist/ Tutor Friction Arts are on a quest to find the right Lead Artist/ Tutor to work with an inspiring group of young people with different needs, abilities and SEN. Our Art Club is a free, weekly term-time Club, which supports young people […]

Hanal Pixan

Posted on Nov 22, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Hanal Pixan