Grand Union

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Grand Union is an artist-led initiative that supports the development of artists and curators and aims to establish and nurture dialogue between contemporary visual artists, and local, national and international art organisations.

Established by a group of artists and curators in Birmingham, UK, Grand Union is a unique project that houses eight purpose built studios and a project space. The project space provides a platform for a diverse and exciting programme of events and exhibitions while the studios provide a professional and secure working environment.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Artist studio or collective

Opening hours

Thursday to Saturday, 12–5pm during exhibition opening hours.

Admission charges


Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Laura Oldfield Ford

Laura Oldfield Ford Edition Launch

  • 1 July 2016 6-8pm

To mark her solo exhibition at Grand Union, Laura Oldfield Ford has created a limited edition print. On Digbeth First Friday we will be launching the print, which will be available for purchase.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Laura Oldfield Ford

Laura Oldfield Ford in Conversation

  • 7 July 2016 6:30-8:30pm

Laura Oldfield Ford will be in discussion with Dr Phil Jones (University of Birmingham), discussing cities, culture, architecture and regeneration. We will also be screening documentary footage of a ‘Reclaim the Streets’ protest from Birmingham in 1990s.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Laura Oldfield Ford

Laura Oldfield Ford Closing Event

  • 5 August 2016 6-8:30pm

Laura Oldfield Ford will lead a ‘derive’ (or walk) from Grand Union to Saltley Coking Plant. This will be followed by drinks back at the gallery space.
This is free, but to reserve a place please email

Suitable for

  • 18+

Grand Union
Unit 19
Minerva Works
Fazeley Street
B5 5RS



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