Birmingham Rep

Will Jackson shares the top highlight from his internship at the Birmingham Rep (so far…) The last three months of my internship at the Birmingham REP have been a blast. I’ve assistant produced BEDLAM (Birmingham’s Mental Health & Arts Festival), helped run drama workshops in schools and youth theatres and am busy gearing up to … More Birmingham Rep

Birmingham Hippodrome

Marlien van Liempt has worked on an array of different projects since starting her internship with Birmingham Hippodrome in October… My internship at Birmingham Hippodrome kicked off immediately with a brand new event: Legends and Lights. During the October half-term week, the theatre opened its doors for families to come and enjoy crafts and storytelling … More Birmingham Hippodrome

BBC Birmingham

You wouldn’t believe Jess Springthorpe has only been a Cultural Intern at BBC Birmingham for a few short months. Read on to find out about everything she has been up to… Horror stories lurk everywhere of interns only ever fetching teas or sifting through insurmountable mountains of paperwork. Based on the first six weeks of … More BBC Birmingham

Flatpack Projects

As the Flatpack Projects team gear up to their fantastic annual film festival, Grace Chapman gives an insight into what’s been going on at Flatpack HQ over the last couple of months… I feel I have been exceedingly lucky in my introductory months here at Flatpack Projects. As a Marketing Assistant without a Marketing Manager … More Flatpack Projects

Writing West Midlands

Fabio Thomas shares what it’s like to start an internship mid-festival…  My cultural internship started a few days early. Birmingham Literature Festival – one of the flagship events organised by Writing West Midlands – began the day after our introductory training week. The load in started the same day as our last introductory session. Everyone … More Writing West Midlands

Meet our 2017/18 cohort of Cultural Interns!

The seventh Cultural Internship Scheme has kicked off this month, and you will be able to keep track of the interns and all the exciting projects they get stuck into as they blog about them. Each intern will be placed for six months in leading arts organisations across Birmingham and the West Midlands. Presenting this … More Meet our 2017/18 cohort of Cultural Interns!