Welcome to the Events guide for the 2014 Festival in Birmingham. You can search the events programme using the calendar, via the events map, by category, audience or by keyword 'film, comedy, etc using the box below
Large Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, University of Birmingham
As computers, and the maths powering them, start to link everything around us with the sea of personal data we all now swim in, this lecture and demonstration explore what happens and could happen when everyday things get smart.
Are you lonesome tonight? explores Ellie's lineage to Elvis Presley. This solo interactive performance, created with neuroscientist research partners, utilises Ellie's skills in immersive theatre, game play and music to examine current methods that define and measure 'madness'.
Lecture Theatre 117, Physics West Building, University of Birmingham
Find out how both Allied and Axis forces’ efforts at underground mining and geophysical mine detection was crucial in the WWI battlefields and discuss the current geohazard potential as urban development encroaches on these old battlefields