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FROM CRASH TO RECOVERY

The UK Fine Art Market c.1929 - 1960

Study Day

Thursday 31 October, 10.30am - 5.30pm

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The Loves of the Artists

In Conversation with Jonathan Jones

Wednesday 9 October, 5.30pm

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READERS’ AFTERNOON

Saturday 6 October 2012, 1-4pm

Find some inspiration for your Autumn reading and discover the special relationship novelists have with the books they read.

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LUNCHTIME LECTURES

Wednesdays, 1.10pm.

Our popular public lectures illuminate our permanent collection, temporary exhibitions and popular themes in art history, with informative insights from experts in the field.

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NADFAS AT NIGHT

Music on the Grand Tour

Thursday 3 July, 7 - 8.15pm
(5.45pm: Late gallery view/drinks)

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SCANDINAVIAN CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR AND FAMILY DAY

Saturday 24 November 2012, 11am-4pm

Soak up the Scandinavian spirit at this year's Barber Christmas fair. Join us for a fun-filled family day!

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HOW TO BOOK

Unless specified otherwise, booking for all our events is essential. With a regular programme of events for people of all ages, there’s always plenty for you to do at the Barber. To book a place on any of our events, or for further information, please contact education@barber.org.uk or 0121 414 2261. Please note that booking for weekend workshops closes at 4pm on the Friday before.

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CHINESE NEW YEAR FAMILY DAY

Sunday 10 February 2013

12noon - 3pm

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IN CONVERSATION…

Nicola Kalinsky

Wednesday 23 January, 6pm

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Leslie Primo & his Barber Favourites *Sold Out*

Exclusive Guided Tour

Tuesday 21 October, 3 - 4pm

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‘It’s Our World’

Big Draw Family Day

Tuesday 28 October
11am - 3pm

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TUESDAY TOURS AND TALKS

Tuesdays, 1.15pm

Get to know the Barber Collection with these informal, informative and enjoyable half-hour gallery tours led by our talented team of guides.

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INSPIRATION: IDEAS INTO WORDS

Saturday 27 September, 1.30 - 4pm

Writing workshop with Jacqui Rowe.

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CATHY COME HOME

Saturday 10 November 2012, 1-4pm

A film screening and talk on this revolutionary, documentary-style film in partnership with the National Trust.

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NATIONAL TRUST WALKING FESTIVAL

Sunday 28 October 2012 10.30am OR 11.30am

Celebrate the art of walking and join us for a day of talks, walks and feasting.

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SUNDAY GALLERY TOURS

Second, Third and Fourth Sundays of the month, 2.30pm

Find out more about our collections and exhibitions, the building and the Barbers themselves. Tours last approximately one hour. Meet in the barber foyer underneath Ladys Barber's Portrait.

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LECTURE: BIRMINGHAM’S GAY HISTORY

Tuesday 26 February 2013

6.30 - 8.30pm

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The Cinematic ‘Grand Tour’

Venice and Rome with KINO10

Sunday 17 February 2013
1 - 3pm

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Line, Map, Anatomy

Drawing the City

Wednesday 20 March 2013, 1.10pm

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Science & the Artist

Thursday 11 September, 2 - 2.45pm

Learn about the scientific developments that shaped the paintings and sculptures in the Barber's collection.

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War & Peace

Writing Day

Saturday 1 November, 11am - 4pm

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Galleries Night

Wednesday 3 December, 5 - 9pm

The Barber Institute, Ikon, RBSA, Eastside Projects, mac Birmingham...

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Timelines

Tuesday 14 October, 1.30 - 4pm

Writing workshop with Jacqui Rowe

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BEDFAS AT THE BARBER

Birmingham Evening Decorative and Fine Arts Society Evening Lecture

The Divine Michelangelo - The Power and the Glory (Leslie Primo): Tuesday 21 October, 6 - 8.15pm
In the Eye of the Needle (Willard Wigan MBE):Thursday 20 November, 6 - 8.15pm

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Uncovering Literature

Friday 17 October, 2.30 - 3.30pm

Uncover the many connections to the literary world that exist in the Barber...

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BARBER BOOK CLUB

9 September, 14 October, 11 November & 9 December, 2 - 3pm

Why not come along to our ever popular Book Club?

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VENICE OF THE GREEKS

The History of Hellenism in the City of Saint Mark

Evening Lecture
Thursday 3 October, 5 - 6pm

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DRAWING FACTORY

Thursday 24 October, 11am-3pm

The Drawing Factory is an exciting, fast-paced event where artists work in a 'factory' setting, complete with boiler suits and clocking in cards.

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War Artists Lecture Series

Inspired by our exhibition Rebel Visions

Wednesdays 19 & 26 November; 3 December
1.10 - 2pm

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EDUCATE AND CELEBRATE

Wednesday 12 February, 6 – 7pm

Creating LGBT-friendly schools and workplaces

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FAITH AND FORTUNE: IN FOCUS

Date tbc

Join the curators for an introductory talk and coin handling session.

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A Little Gay History

Monday 24 February, 6 - 7pm

Evening lecture as part of LGBT History Month.

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BUGS, BEES, PLANTS AND TREES

Saturday 31 May, 11am - 4pm (5pm Winterbourne)

Buzz along for some nature-inspired fun....

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Christmas Craft Fair and Family Day

Saturday 22 November

11am - 4pm

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Lunchtime Concerts

Fridays at 1.10pm, Barber Concert Hall

A series of free lunchtime concerts by professional musicians, taking place every Friday during term time.

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