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VENUE: Millennium Point – Atrium

Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG
www.millenniumpoint.org.uk

Another Flatpack regular, Millennium Point is a focal point in Birmingham’s new look Eastside. The impressive building is home to Birmingham’s science museum, Thinktank, as well as the Giant Screen cinema and facilities for the neighbouring Birmingham City University. Outside the venue sits Birmingham’s first city centre park, Eastside City Park, a green expanse of lawns, trees and water features that is the perfect place to unwind.

Wheelchair accessible. Additional accessibility information can be found here: http://millenniumpoint.ritdns.com/plan-your-visit

Did You Know… It’s only been called ‘BCU’ since 2007, but has existed as an educational institute since 1971. It can be described as a ‘plate glass’ university, which refers to the group of universities established/expanded during the mid-20th Century – just as other universities established in the late-19th Century are called ‘redbricks’.

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Some Past Events


Admit One: Written By…

Monday April 18th, 2016 @ 9:00 am - Sunday April 24th, 2016 @ 9:00 pm

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…is a new project that encourages screenwriters to make their own short films using the technology we have in our pockets. Birmingham film producer Pip Piper came to BCU to train School of English screenwriters in the art of smartphone filmmaking, and the Written By… project sees a number of shorts emerge from this exciting DIY […]

Silent Running

March 28, 2014 @ 7:45 pm - 11:30 pm

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Dir. Douglas Trumbull / USA 1972 / 89 min Cert (U) Doors open 19.45pm. Douglas Trumbull cut his teeth in the filmmaking business providing the visual effects for Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey at just 26 years of age. By the time he was 29 he was making his directorial debut, a heartfelt parable on […]

Time + Motion

March 25, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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With Swipeside in full swing, immerse yourself in an evening of live animation and performance. Attractions include the first ever UK show by Japanese duo Usaginingen, whose home-made opto-machinery produces real-time visuals through specially made filters soundtracked by a live percussion score. Artist/Knitter Sam Meech will be sharing his special brand of ‘knitted cinema’ with […]