Welcome to Bromsgrove Arts Alive....dedicated to supporting and promoting a broad spectrum of the arts* in Bromsgrove and the surrounding areas

"Art is the conscious arrangement and production of colours, forms, movements, sounds, and all other elements used in a manner that affects our human senses"


Special News and forthcoming events........


New web sites

Both Bromsgrove Festival and The Orchestra of St John have recently launched new web sites......

  • The newly designed Orchestra of St John web site can now be found at the new address : www.osjbromsgrove.org
  • Bromsgrove Festival can still be found at www.bromsgrovefestival.co.uk but it too been totally redesigned to be brighter and more interactive.

Both sites have been designed to operative effectively on tablets and phones as well as PCs and laptops

Bromsgrove Festival 2015 - brochure and new web site go LIVE!

With only a few weeks to go to the opening event, the 44 page brochure containing details and ticketing arrangements for over 80 events that are part of Bromsgrove Festival 2015 is now available at various outlets including Artrix, Bromsgrove Library and the Hub amongst others. A pdf full colour copy of the brochure is downloadable by clicking here

For even more details of this year's Festival, including latest news and events coming late to the Festival programme, the new, professionally designed Festival web site can be accessed at www.bromsgrovefestival.co.uk  From here there are also links to the Festival's Social Media accounts and an invitation to subscribe to the Festival Mailing List.

Dates announced for forthcoming AA Meetings

The following dates have been set for the Quarterly Meetings of Bromsgrove Arts Alive!

June 17th - venue : Avoncroft Museum of Buildings

September 16th - venue : TBA (New Library if completed)

December 2nd - venue : TBA

You are reminded that ALL Arts Alive members are welcome to attend....not just representatives.

Bromsgrove Arts Alive - new mission statement

At the recent Quarterly Meeting of Bromsgrove Arts Alive, it was unanimously agreed that the following Mission Statement be adopted....

"To promote, champion and encourage involvement in the arts

in Bromsgrove and the surrounding area"

The remaining Aims and Objectives will be redefined in a new constitution

Latest Bromsgrove Arts Alive Newsletter published

The latest edition of The Bromsgrove Arts Alive Newsletter has been published and will be available at Artrix, Bromsgrove Library and at the next Arts Alive Meeting on 25th March (see above)

Bromsgrove Festival in partnership with Bromsgrove District Council

The Trustees of Bromsgrove Festival have agreed to enter into a working partnership with Bromsgrove District Council principally to deliver high quality events on the newly refurbished Bromsgrove High Street on each of the six Saturdays during the Festival period. The Festival organisation welcomes this and will work with Council officers to put on a range of events that will be engaging to all age groups and should attract visitors to the town centre.

Folk Club announces dates for Bromsgrove Folk Festival 2015

The 24th Annual Bromsgrove Folk Festival will take place over the long weekend of Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th July 2015

Artists already booked include acappella group Artisan, Northern Irish singer/songwriter Anthony John Clarke, Southern Ireland's Colum Sands as well as Festival regulars, Fairfield, Tosh Ewins, and Stitherum.

It is anticipated that tickets will go on sale early in the new year but, in the meantime, an email to bobcynfolk [at] aol [dot] com will get you on the mailing list for updates or visit www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk