Offices Available at The Drum

Transform Your Business – Offices Available at The Drum!

Are you looking for a vibrant, versatile and affordable space to start or expand your business?

The Drum is excited to announce the availability of three offices to any established or up and coming business or entrepreneurs. Whether you’re just starting out or expanding with success, you could benefit from basing your organisation in one of the UK’s most established and premier art centres.

Office 1:
Ground floor space with window suitable for one or two desks.
Empty space – £90 per month
Furnished with desks and chairs (two) – £120 per month
Furnished space with technology – £150 per month

Office 2:
Ground floor space with for one or two desks.
Empty space – £120 per month
Furnished with desks and chairs (two) – £150 per month
Furnished space with technology £180 per month

Office 3:
Ground floor space with window suitable for one or two desks
Empty space – £150 per month
Furnished with desks and chairs (two) – £180 per month
Furnished space with technology – £230 per month

Only 1.2 miles from Birmingham city centre with easy transport links, free parking and great facilities, The Drum is the ideal cost-effective location to get your business noticed. This is a unique opportunity to work within a creative and cultural environment that could add a whole new dimension to your business and customer relationships.

For further information please contact The Drum on 0121 333 2400, or email q.arshad@the-drum.org.uk

Raising the Roof

The Drum: Raising the Roof

In 2014, The Drum will be celebrating its 20 Year Anniversary. For two decades we have built a connection with the artists and community, celebrating the passion and spirit. We have developed in Music, Theatre, Dance, Comedy, Literature and Visual Arts. We’ve celebrated legends, welcomed celebrities, and helped hundreds of young artists discover their creativity.

We can’t wait to see what the next 20 years have in store … and with your help, we can make them even greater than the last!

To ensure you have the best performing and digital arts experiences, we have made an ambitious funding project – Raising the Roof, a £4.8 million plan to redesign and upgrade our venue, facilities and equipment.

Our main projects include …

  • Raising the Roof to build a balcony and enlarge our Auditorium, increasing seating from 350 to 478 and standing from 750 to 1000
  • Renewing and refurbishing all spaces, mechanical and electrical equipment to improve accessibility and usage
  • Improving and upgrading our services and facilities for young people working in Digital Arts, Dance, and Drama

… In addition to improved audio visual equipment, hospitality spaces, installing a new lift, and spectacular new live music performance spaces.

Our vision is for The Drum to be a major national arts centre, as well as a local community centre.

As with everything we do at The Drum, we can’t deliver our vision without your help and support. Every audience, supporter and friend of The Drum is key to making this dream a reality – and as someone who shares this vision, we hope you’ll consider making a donation!

Not only does each donation help our fundraising target of £500,000, it actually helps our case when we apply for funding from the Arts Council, trusts and foundations! Each donation proves the demand for The Drum to still be open in 20 years, and we would be proud to have your valuable support.

All our donors will be invited to an exclusive opening event in Summer 2017, and will receive special offers to enjoy our new programme.

To donate, and find out more about the project, just follow the link or fill out the form


Thank you for your support.

Charles Small
CEO – The Drum

OMG Live

OMG Live
Thu 24 Apr, 1pm-10pm, LG Arena Birmingham
Tickets: £29.15

OMG Live the UK’s first under-18’s music festival arrives this Easter Holidays at the NEC in Birmingham.

For 12- 18’s only – a mammoth 9 hours of live entertainment will include headline sets from Lawson, Union J and the hottest new acts including Elyar Fox, GraciousK, The Boxettes, The ParadesChrom3 and two of Birmingham’s own: Electric Swing Circus and famed street-dance troupe Antics.

New to the bill are Anglo-American band Hollywood Ending, fresh from touring Japan, and the US. Ollie Marland joins OMG Live ahead of playing Hyde Park with McBusted; the UK’s two most exciting new girl bands Goodbye Charlie and Vanquish will also be appearing along with teen boy band M.A.D.

In all over 30 bands will appear across three stages in the LG Arena live, at the NEC on April 24th.

The fun starts at 1pm right through till 10pm with the coolest DJs from a selection of the Midlands’ top clubs, the brightest and newest talent from schools and colleges across the region and the best live entertainers on offer.

To find out more, visit www.omglive.co.uk

OMG Live is presented by EMO Ltd in association with the LG Arena, with support from The University of Wolverhampton and The Arts Council, England.

In conversation with Ammo Talwar of Punch Records

  • Are you a creative entrepreneur, looking to take your business to the next level?
  • Are you making progress, but feeling a little lost?
  • In need of some friendly advice from people who’ve succeeded?

All your questions will be answered In Conversation with Ammo Talwar of Punch Records, Wed 26 Mar, 6pm at The Drum. Booking is essential, please click on the following link to reserve your place now!

Creative Enterprise, in partnership with The Drum, invite you to a free seminar event with cultural entrepreneur Ammo Talwar, MBE, CEO of arts-based enterprise Punch, producer of BASS Festival, Desi Moves and other international events and initiatives.

This event is ideal for anyone running a creative enterprise who would like to hear from an inspirational creative professional and learn about new support and development opportunities. The event is led by Creative Enterprise, a professional support initiative which offers a range of opportunities including workshops, mentoring, and advice and guidance from experts in the creative field.

There will be opportunities to hear from the team as well as help shape the type of service on offer.

Hosted by Helga Henry from Creative Shift, Ammo will share his business experience and industry knowledge to help you learn how to make contacts, get the most from your opportunities, and secure the connections and capital needed to help your creative business thrive. In particular Ammo will share with us how he has worked with large corporate organisations to secure donations, win work and help the growth of his company from a high street record shop in Erdington to the thriving international arts agency that it is today.

So whether you’re a small street-level agency looking for that prize contact, or an established company looking for a little extra push in the right directions, Ammo’s experience could be just the spark you need.

Visit Creative Enterprise to learn more.

Booking is essential, please click on the following link to reserve your place now!

Legends of Legends 2014 is SOLD OUT!

Breaking News! The Drum are now officially SOLD OUT of tickets for Legends of Legends 2014!

Don’t worry though – if you need your fix of the UK’s best Lovers Rock artists, you can still grab tickets from…

Summit Records184-188 Dudley Rd, Birmingham, B18 7QX / 0121 455 8844

Hatman90 Stephenson St, Birmingham, B2 4HD / 0121 643 2047

*Booking fees apply excluding tickets purchased from The Drum

Better hurry, they won’t last forever!