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Honest Skincare

Thursdays 23 May & 18 July

Join Honest Skincare to explore the combined power of art and scents

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HOW TO BOOK

Unless specified otherwise, booking for all our events is essential. Book online or call the University Box Office on 0121 414 4414.

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THE BARBER COLLECTIVE

Every other Wednesday

Interpret, re-imagine and create

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Working Clasp

Thursday 6 June

Create unique jewellery in a workshop with local maker Working Clasp

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Creative Sunday Workshops

April - August 2019

Every Sunday try out new ways to make art!

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Barber Lates

Summer 2019

Evenings of creativity, inspiration and conversation.

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Barber Art School

Monthly Tuesdays

Love art and want to work with real artists to try out new ideas?

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Little Artists

Early years sessions (age 3 - 4)

Monthly Saturdays
Explore art and new materials!

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TUESDAY TALKS

11.30am and 1.15pm

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Events

Wednesday Walk & Draw

12 June, 10 July, 12 - 12.30pm

Take a 30-minute walk across campus and make speedy sketches along the way of its landscape, buildings and people.

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Bloom Collective

Thursday 11 July

Join us for a some fantastic floristry with Birmingham-based flower studio, Bloom Collective.

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Lunchtime Lectures

Wednesdays 26 June & 3 July

Curious about Cassiano?
Find out more in these lunchtime lectures.

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Building the Barber

Tuesday 18 June

An evening of celebration for the 80th anniversary of the royal opening of the building!

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In Conversation: Tess Jaray

Saturday 23 March

Tess Jaray talks to Ikon Gallery Director Jonathan Watkins.

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Art & Writing

Landscape Painting Course

Saturdays 11 & 18 May

Join tutor Adrian Clamp to paint landscapes at Winterbourne Garden.

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Art & Writing

Drawing Saturdays

First Saturday of the month

Get drawing with Adrian Clamp - experiment and explore the gallery's works on paper.

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The Barber: A Potted History

Friday 26 & Saturday 27 July

Learn about the Barber - its history, its founders and its architecture.

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Sunday Gallery Tours

Second and Fourth Sundays of the month, 2.30pm

Discover our galleries in this hour-long tour. Meet in the foyer.

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Art & Writing

Writing Workshops

Monthly Saturdays

Create prose and poetry based on works in the Barber's collection and exhibitions. For all ages.

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THE ARTS SOCIETY AT THE BARBER

Monthly Thursdays, 6 - 8.15pm

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Recovery Art 2019

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Memento Mori: exploring death and dying through art

Friday 17 May

Part of A Matter of Life and Death Festival & Dying Matters Awareness Week.

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