Glug Events return to Birmingham - The Rainbow Venues


Glug Events return to Birmingham

Glug return to Birmingham for their forth event with ‘Craft & Graft‘ (part 1) edition on Thursday, March 10th.

Glug has become one of the most exciting, credible and well attended creative events around. Established in 2007, it’s an eclectic mix of people from all creative walks of life; from advertising and graphic design through to fashion and architecture.

Speakers include:

Mr Bingo at Spotlight. The Rainbow Venues

Mr Bingo – UK illustrator and animator has created illustration for the likes of The Mighty Boosh, QI, the Guardian, MTV and The New York Times, and is a regular speaker at events worldwide.

Marylou Faure - Spotlight. The Rainbow Venues

Marylou Faure – French illustrator inspired by the weird and wonderful and she loves to create new characters with a simplistic, vibrant colour palette. She is especially interested in representing the female body in different ways and finds it to be an endless source of inspiration.

Intern Magazine - Spotlight. The Rainbow Venues


Alec Dudson – Editor-in-Chief of intern magazine will share his experiences of founding and starting a magazine. Initially inspired by his time interning at other publications, he will chart the creation of intern from concept through crowdfunding, to launching and working with contributors, distributors and sponsors to create a sustainable business.

Adaptable Birmingham - Spotlight. The Rainbow Venues

Dan Cooper – Creative Director of digital studio adaptable. Solving problems with clarity, simplicity & honesty, the studio combine digital craftsmanship with innovative thinking to deliver beautifully built solutions on a global scale.

+ more speaker TBA

Pick up one-of-a-kind prints, hand made accessories, limited edition artwork and more made by local crafters and makers at our colourful and bustling Glug Marketplace. Sellers include:

Print Wagon – Special guest Aidan Saunders will be dropping by with the Print Wagon – a hand-painted VW caddy, freshly pressing Linocuts and exhibiting a wide range of hand-printed ephemera throughout the evening. From fresh pressed linocuts, hand pulled screenprints to meticulously crafted puppets, the print wagon champions the handmade to make art affordable and accessible to everyone.

Rope – Established by Birmingham based artists in 2013, Rope Press are committed developing their position as a leading printing press and publisher as well as being a point of distribution, art dissemination, education and venue for specialised workshops and events.


Live painting from Sam Pierpoint

Street food from Digbeth Dining Club

If you’re interested in coming to Glug’s Birmingham get together at Spotlight, you can buy tickets here

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