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A giant glowing moon hovers above the ground outside a bandstand, partially shielded from view by foliage.

Museum of the Moon

Friday 12 - Sunday 21 May

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A girl swings on a playground swing inside an art gallery whilst wearing a VR headset.

VR Playground

Friday 12 - Saturday 27 May

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Kathryn Rudge dressed in 16th Century floral dress holds a quill at a lectern whilst singing

Kathryn Rudge & James Baillieu

Friday 12 May

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Seckou Keita and Catrin Finch on stage. Seckou is playing the kora. Catrin is playing the harp.

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Friday 12 May

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Steven Isserlis holds a cello and looks forlornly downwards

Steven Isserlis

Friday 12 May

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Quarantine - Summer image, a beach, a brick wall sits in the centre of the image, with a black wheelie bin in front of it, attached to the bin is a bunch of multicoloured balloons

Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring.

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 May

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Juliet Kelly looks away from the camera, smiling and holding a parasol.

Family Jazz All-Stars

Saturday 13 May

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The members of Naturally 7 standing in a group, in front of a black background.

Naturally 7

Sunday 14 May

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Aerial view of Maarja Nuut lying in a woodland with her violin lying next to her.

Maarja Nuut

Monday 15 May

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John Agard wears a floppy velvet hat, and looks out through a life buoy surrounded by tropical plants

John Agard: Roll Over Atlantic

Monday 15 May

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Race Horse Company's Super Sunday - a man bounces upside down on a trampoline surrounded by brightly coloured ball pool balls

Super Sunday

Monday 15 & Tuesday 16 May

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Conductor Karina Canellakis spreads her arms wide conducting City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra with flourish

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday 16 May

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Will Self sits against a white background and stares into the camera

Will Self

Tuesday 16 May

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Three sets of graphic eyes stare out of the image

The Story Machine

Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 May

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Casus Driftwood - four circus artists stand on the beach as the sea washes over their feet, another artist is drapped over the shoulders of one of the standing artists.

Driftwood

Wednesday 17 - Saturday 27 May (except Thursday 18 & Tuesday 23 May), 7.30pm
Sunday 28 May, 5pm

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Camilla Beeput wearing two red rose in her hair and a red dress.

Stormy: The Life of Lena Horne

Wednesday 17 May

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Members of Vox Luminis sit on steps outside a church holding various instruments

Vox Luminis & Freiburg BaroqueConsort

Wednesday 17 May

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Two masked characters hold hands as they perform outside.

We meet in paradise

Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 May

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Chotto Desh from Akram Khan Company - A dancer strokes the face of a projected elephant, the elephant is abstract and coloured to look like a blue sky with clouds

Chotto Desh

Thursday 18 May

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Lula Pena in a blue and white striped top, playing the guitar.

Lula Pena

Thursday 18 May

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Brad Mehldau Trio standing in front of an off-white wall.

Brad Mehldau Trio

Thursday 18 May

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Annelien van Wauwe stands in profile holding a clarinet to her face

Annelien Van Wauwe & Amatis Trio

Friday 19 May

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Black and white headshots of Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson.

Philip Glass & Laurie Anderson - American Style

Friday 19 May

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Toto wears a golden crown whilst signing into a microphone on stage, her right arm raised to the crowd.

Totó La Momposina

Friday 19 May

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The two performers stand side by side staring up at the camera wearing patterned baseball caps.

The Family Show

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 May

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A group of people gather around in Chapelfield Gardens to watch the outdoor shows.

The Garden Party

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 May

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People in tea dresses dance around the Spiegeltent dancefloor.

Ragroof Tea Dances: City of Stars

Saturday 20 May

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Calidore Quartet stand in formal wear in a loft space, each holds an instrument - on cello and three violins

Calidore Quartet

Saturday 20 May

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Dee Dee Bridgewater wearing a black and gold dress and gold jewellery.

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Saturday 20 May

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Nadine shah looks off to one side, with a cigarette in her hand.

Nadine Shah

Saturday 20 May

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People in tea dresses dance around the Spiegeltent dancefloor

Ragroof Tea Dances: South American Way

Sunday 21 May

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Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill standing in front of a brick archway. Martin is holding his violin under his arm.

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

Sunday 21 May

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Band members stand in front of a yellow backdrop in animated poses

Throes + The Shine

Sunday 21 May

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Sarah Perry wears a red dress and looks off camera

The Lowlands

Monday 22 May

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Carolyn Sampson looks wistfully off camera in a opulent room

Carolyn Sampson & Joseph Middleton

Monday 22 May

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An aerial view of a single beg with white sheets.

The Arms of Sleep

Monday 22 - Friday 26 May

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Daisy Black performing aerial stunts

Night Magic

Monday 22 & Tuesday 23 May

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Bounce & Rhyme Time

Bounce & Rhyme Time

Tuesday 23 May

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Claire Cunningham lifting herself up by her crutches, kicking Jess Curtis. Jess Curtis on the right, sitting on the ground, with his hand blocking Claire's foot.

The Way You Look (at me) Tonight

Tuesday 23 & Wednesday 24 May

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Paul Lewis looks off screen as piano keys encircle him

Paul Lewis

Tuesday 23 May

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Eimear McBride smiles at the camera in a black and white portrait shot.

Art & Sexuality

Tuesday 23 May

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Doodles Paper Forest

Doodles Paper Forest

Wednesday 24 May

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Mammasupials

Mammasupials

Wednesday 24 May

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A dog looks out from the front of a derelict storefront whilst a blurry man walks past the camera

No Dogs, No Indians

Wednesday 24 May

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A black backdrop with the band's logo in the centre and headshots of the band members surrounding it.

Kansas Smitty’s House Band

Wednesday 24 May

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Hartbeeps Taster

Hartbeeps Taster

Thursday 25 May

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Picture of a customised double decker bus in front of a theatre.

Rear View

Thursday 25 - Sunday 28 May

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The Afternoon Social

The Afternoon Social

Thursday 25 May

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The four performers stand side by side in suits, with blue plastic bags over their heads.

Get The Blessing

Thursday 25 May

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John Bew wears a grey suit and smiles at the camera

Churchill Vs Attlee

Friday 26 May

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City of Literature Weekend

City of Literature Weekend

Friday 26 May - Sunday 28 May

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City of Literature Weekend: Friday 26 May

City of Literature Weekend: Friday 26 May

Friday 26 May

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Madeline Thien sits in a garden and looks to the camera

Life After Tiananmen Square

Friday 26 May

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Lydia Cacho looks through blinds towards the camera

Speaking Truth To Power

Friday 26 May

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Max Porter wears a blue jumper and looks towards the camera

A Manual for Heartache

Friday 26 May

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Tim Winton's long hair is windswept as he stands against faded blue wood

Sharks and Surfboards

Friday 26 May

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Mark O'Connell wears a vivid blue t-shirt and stares intently off camera

To Be a Machine

Friday 26 May

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Luke Wright sitting sideways to the camera on a wooded stool. He is resting his face on his hand.

Frankie Vah

Friday 26 & Saturday 27 May

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Ezra Collective performing on stage with various musical instruments

Ezra Collective

Friday 26 May

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Ways of Seeing Book Cover

Ways of Seeing: John Berger and the Art of Observation

Saturday 27 May

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City of Literature Weekend: Saturday 27 May

City of Literature Weekend: Saturday 27 May

Saturday 27 May

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Close up black and white image of CN Lester looking towards the camera

Trans Like Me

Saturday 27 May

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Black and white image of smiling Caroline Criado-Perez

Revolutions - 5x15

Saturday 27 May

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Cartoon drawing in blues and greys of woman with glasses by Hannah Berry

Satire and Protest

Saturday 27 May

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John McGregor leans against a brick wall looking towards the camera

Jon McGregor: Reservoir 13

Saturday 27 May

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Thomas Adès sits at a piano and looks to the camera

Britten Sinfonia - Beethoven with Thomas Adès

Friday 26 May 2017

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Portrait shots of the three singers smiling in front of a blue backdrop.

LaSharVu

Saturday 27 May

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City of Literature Weekend: Sunday 28 May

City of Literature Weekend: Sunday 28 May

Sunday 28 May

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Alison Weir looks towards the camera against a black background

Anne Boleyn

Sunday 28 May

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Black and white image of Ian Cobain looking intently at the camera

Your Country is Lying to You

Sunday 28 May

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Robert Service looks off camera in front of pink background

Russia and Revolution

Sunday 28 May

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Ross Raisin stares intently off camera in front of an orange background

Writing The Fringes

Sunday 28 May

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Richard Long

Richard Long

SUNDAY 30 APRIL – THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER

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Hans-Peter Feldmann

Hans-Peter Feldmann

SATURDAY 6 MAY – SATURDAY 22 JULY

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Rana Begum

Rana Begum

FRIDAY 12 MAY – SUNDAY 1 OCTOBER

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