Birmingham Open Studios

A free city wide event

Come and explore Birmingham Open Studios, showing the work of nearly 100 artists, across 11 spaces with 5 one off events.

Take a behind the scenes look into the canal-side warehouses, old factories, and new developments that make up Birmingham’s Artists’ studios, workshops and project spaces.

This open studio event connects the city’s creative spaces, showcasing the artists, designers and makers working within them. Step inside and meet artists in their place of work, explore their working processes, have the opportunity to buy one off pieces, and discover the diversity of talent and skills at work under the surface of Birmingham’s ever expanding creative scene.


Because we are on the top floor of the Custard Factory, it is not possible to walk straight in from the street, so please make a note of the times below. There is a large elevator so people who need wheelchair access should not have a problem, but feel free to call Custard Factory Reception if you have any queries: 0121 224 7777.

Studio Opening Times*: Friday 3rd August & Saturday 4th August

Meet in Custard Factory Reception at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and then for 6pm meet outside reception by Fix My broken Mac Shop.

Phone numbers will be posted on signage for Saturday visitors who are waiting to be let in after reception has closed.

* Times may be subject to minor changes, so do check before setting out on the day.

Participating Studios & Galleries:

Studio 422 Custard Factory, A3 project Space & Studios, Dual Works, Eastside Projects, Failbetter, Grand Union, Ingot Studios, International New School, Jubilee Trade Centre Studios Group, Stryx Studios & Studio Capri

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