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VENUE: Flatpack Kavarna @ MW

158 Fazeley St., Digbeth
Birmingham, B5 5RT

A unique cluster of artist-led initiatives, exhibition spaces, art shops, studios and more, Minerva Works sits beside the tranquil waters of the Grand Union Canal in Digbeth. From 26-29 March Minerva Works will be home to the Flatpack Kavarna, your base camp in the middle of Digbeth, complete with bar and street food.

Wheelchair accessible.

Some Past Events

Flatpack Short Film Awards + Unlikely Film Quiz

March 29, 2015 @ 6:45 pm - 10:30 pm

Over the past four days Flatpack has been graced with some of the world’s finest shorts, and tonight they get whittled down to five winners. After the allen-keys have been handed out, the Unlikely folks return for another warped cabaret quiz, complete with carefully constructed cardboard props and dubious special guests. Last year’s star turn […]

Flatpack post-mortem

March 29, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

With the finish line in sight, it’s time to pick over the bones of the festival and imagine what it might be next year. Join Flatpackers Ian, Selina and Sam for an informal Q&A in the Kavarna, and let us know what you thought of the whole thing. Heckle us for ridiculous scheduling clashes! Demand […]

Way of the Benshi: Open Mic

March 29, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

As the festival draws to a close, the stage is yours. Pick a film sequence, develop the narration, and then perform it live with the film here at the Kavarna. To kick off proceedings, we’re delighted to welcome Lonesome Panther with his own unique take on ‘haiku benshi’ as accompaniment to a classic Japanese puppet […]