The Writing's on the Wall

Would you like the free opportunity to have any framed visual art, photography or 3D sculpture featured in the exhibition? If so then please email images of your work with a covering email to artsallovertheplace[at][dot]uk However, please note that you or someone else on your behalf must be able to drop off your work at The Arches Project on the 2nd of October from 11 am to 5 pm and collect on the 11th October between 11 am and 2 pm. You must be a member of Arts of All Over The Place to exhibit your work. Our membership and art exhibition application forms are available on and should be completed and brought on the day.

These will also be available on the 2nd of October to fill in. All arts exhibitors will be issued with two passes to our V.I.P evening preview event on Thursday 3rd of October from 6.30pm-8pm. Alongside this, we will be running Poetry events for National Poetry Day at The Arches at 11am-1pm and 2 pm - 4 pm on the 3rd of October. Following this, throughout the duration of the festival, we will run daily workshops including creative writing, sewing, drama, dance and graffiti, music-making, live theatre, comedy and much more! All of this is free to the public at will be held at The Arches, Adderley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham. This is within the Eastside regeneration area of Birmingham City Centre and we will be part of ‘Digbeth Weekender’.

Please look out for our forthcoming festival brochure!

If you are an individual who has experienced mental health issues, or an artist or community group or a company/specialist who works in the sector with service users, then please join in with our workshops! There are other ways which you can be involved from volunteering or holding a stall on Digbeth First Friday 4th October from 6 pm onwards or World Mental Health Day 10th October from 11 am - 4 pm.