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Performers at Birmingham's International Dance Festival

Good things can happen in the arts

Arts Council England's chief executive Darren Henley discusses the sector at a time of huge funding pressure

Review: Carmina Burana and The King Dances by Birmingham Royal Ballet at Birmingham Hippodrome

With Carmina Burana and The King Dances David Bintley has created a masterpiece, a feast for the eyes and the imagination.      

Jan Teo has been appointed the new chief executive of Birmingham Royal Ballet

Birmingham Royal Ballet appoints new chief executive

Current board member Jan Teo to head up company following departure of Christopher Barron next month

Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet's Coppelia at Birmingham Hippodrome is delectable

Birmingham Royal Ballet excelled with this production of Coppelia

Actress and writer Meera Syall

Visiting a library tops findings of city's 24-hour culture survey

The survey, carried out in October, revealed most people felt appreciating arts and culture kept their mind stimulated

Darcey Bussell with a Dance Track student

Darcey Bussell raises curtain on £2.7m new-look home for Birmingham Royal Ballet

Funds came from grant of £1.85 million from Arts Council England’s Capital Investment Programme and BRB’s Campaign for the Future appeal

An artist's impression of the new John Lewis in Birmingham city centre which will be one of the largest department stores in the country when it opens

Birmingham jobs warning as city 'welcomes the world' in 2015

The year to come is potentially the most important in living memory for tourism and inward investment, with major schemes like Grand Central, Resorts World and the Mailbox to come to fruition

If Birmingham's Christmas Market is a bit much for you, then why not try some of these alternatives?

Independent Birmingham: Seven alternative ways to enjoy Christmas in the city

As Small Business Saturday approaches, the Post, with website Independent Birmingham, takes a look at different ways shoppers and visitors can enjoy the city this festive period

Review: The Nutcracker - BRB at Birmingham Hippodrome

BRB's Nutcracker is a ballet defining a moment of true magic where truth and fiction blend together.

Christopher Barron, Birmingham Royal Ballet

Christopher Barron to stand down as chief executive of Birmingham Royal Ballet

Mr Barron joined BRB in September 2005 and during his time the company created 24 new ballets

Birmingham Royal Ballet dancers star in unique art project for Eye Candy festival

Photographs of the dancers in action, taken by portrait photographer Mark Salmon, are being turned into contemporary illustrations

Birmingham Royal Ballet's Coppelia

Arts prioritised as Birmingham City Council weighs up major cuts

The council leader said facilities like the Symphony Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and groups like the Birmingham Royal Ballet are crucial

Miracle in the Gorbals by Birmingham Royal Ballet

Review: Shadows of War, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Hippodrome

Beautiful dance, bright costumes and a company rising to the occasion, finds Richard Edmonds at Birmingham Hippodrome

Dame Gillian Lynne in rehearsal with Birmingham Royal Ballet for Miracle in the Gorbals

Dame Gillian Lynne steps to it with Birmingham Royal Ballet

One of ballet's grande dames has been helping Birmingham Royal Ballet revive a production as part of its Shadows of War triple bill. Roz Laws reports

Actress and writer Meera Syall

Major survey launched to discover how we enjoy arts and culture

Actress Meera Syall MBE is backing the survey

Birmingham Royal Ballet's Aladdin

Birmingham Royal Ballet takes on new communications director

Ms Larson started in the role at BRB on August 11, 2014

Jersey Boys

Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre raises the curtain on a fantastic line-up

As a new theatre season begins next month, Roz Laws picks out the highlights and meets the man behind a city success story

Peter Knott, Midland Area Director, Arts Council England

Arts groups' futures are secured after grant awards

The Arts Council England has announced that £57.3 million will be spent across 24 organisations, representing a small rise.

The Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre

Review: La Fille Mal Gardee, BRB at Birmingham Hippodrome

Richard Edmonds reviews La Fille Mal Gardee by the Birmingham Royal Ballet at Birmingham Hippodrome

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