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!

Writing West Midlands

This year’s Cultural Internships have certainly flown by. Matthew Smith here reflects on his time with Writing West Midlands… Since October I’ve been working with Writing West Midlands, the literary development and delivery agency for the region, as well as working with writers they also programme and run the Birmingham Literature Festival. The last 6 … More Writing West Midlands