This is a directory of local arts organisations, many of which are actively participating in the Sutton Coldfield arts forum.
Check out their websites for more information about what they're getting up to and find out how you can join in.
If you represent a local organisation, please contact us to have your details added and find out how to get involved.
Arts and Crafts
Paint your own pottery in a relaxed, friendly environment. Mitchells Arts and Crafts Centre.
All things vintage and handmade.
Nicky Dowd Workshops
Play days for adults where you can come and create; workshops include making vintage lanterns, jam, chutney and flavoured vodkas.
A local writing group meeting informally every other week on Tuesday evenings at Sutton Methodist Church Hall to share writing, offer support and produce an annual anthology.
Sutton Coldfield Writers' Group
Meets on the third Tuesday in the month from 10.00am onwards.
73 Monmouth Drive, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B73 6JH
0121 354 3860
Angelina Ballerina - Dance Academy
Miss Lizzie welcomes budding Angelinas to join in the fun at Coppice School.
Ballroom and Latin classes
Every Wednesday (12pm) and Saturday (2pm) at Wyndley Leisure Centre B73 6EB
07778 522 226 | email@example.com
Body Beat School of Dance
Over 26 classes every week. Suitable for beginners right through to professionals. Styles include Street, Breakdance and Contemporary.
Cheryl Thrush School of Dance
Recently established ballet school based at Little Aston Village Hall. Class sizes limited to provide focused attention to students.
Julie Johnson School of Dancing
Pupils accepted from 3 years to professional; subjects taught include Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Acrobatics, Lyrical and Stage.
Kids Let’s Dance
Dance and Movement classes for children and their parent/carer from 18 months upwards in Sutton Coldfield, Four Oaks and Streetly.
Contemporary dance by freelance dance teacher Helen Mason.
The Arabesque School of Dance
Weekday and weekend classes available with free trial.
Film and photography
Highbury Film Club
Formed in 2014, showing a range of films throughout the year at Highbury Theatre Centre.
0121 373 2761
Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers
A group of film makers who want to benefit from each others ideas and enthusiasm. Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month (between September and May) at 7.45pm at the Wylde Green Community Centre, Emscote Drive, Sutton Coldfield B73 5NE
Trinity Photography Group
A forward thinking group of individuals making photography enjoyable and fun. Mondays 8-10pm at The Royal British Legion, Rectory Road
Specialist musical training for boys 7-14 and girls 8+ with regular rehearsal and performance.
0121 355 2917 | www.emmanuelchoir.co.uk
Enigma Brass Ensemble
Popular brass ensemble based at Wylde Green URC.
Four Oaks Cluster Choir
A children's choir for school years 5-8 (aged 9-13) inc. Category finalists in Choir Of The Year 2012 & 3rd place in Llangollen International Eisteddfod 2013 & 2014. Come and join this vibrant, exciting group, performing in many high-profile events. Wednesdays 4-5.30pm Four Oaks Primary School.
Four Oaks Training Choir
A young choir for children in school years 2-4 (aged 6-9). A chance for youngsters to get to grips with good choral singing, performing in the local area. Many children successfully move into the award-winning Four Oaks Cluster Choir from this group. Fridays 5.15pm-6.15pm at Arthur Terry School.
Good Company Singers
Weekly rehearsals with 2 concerts a year; also sing at weddings, residential homes and dinners.
Nostalgic Music Circle
If you enjoy the recorded music of the big bands, dance bands and vocalists of the 30s, 40s and 50s, join us at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall on the last Thursday of each month.
Contact Pat Harvey 01543 899771 or Jeff 0121 218 3229
Sutton Coldfield Chamber Choir
Rehearsals at Coppice School in term time performing a variety of music, sacred and secular, old and modern.
Sutton Coldfield Choral Society
A mixed voice choir with a wide age range. Rehearsals Monday evenings 7.15-9.15 in Room 6 at South Parade Methodist Church.
Sutton Coldfield Orchestra
Performs up to six concerts per year, including a concert for young soloists in spring, and a family Christmas concert.
Sutton Coldfield Philharmonic Society
Promotes music concerts of outstanding quality at Sutton Town Hall.
Sutton Coldfield Trad Jazz Club
Live jazz every Wednesday evening from 8.30 to 11 for £5 at the Walmley Club, 4 Fox Hollies Road, B76 2RJ.
Sutton Coldfield Tuneless Choir
Launched in May 2016, sessions are being held weekly every Tuesday until 26 July from 7.30pm. The regular price will be £7 on the door. You can pay in advance for a term for the equivalent of £5 per session.
Based at the United Reformed Church, 1 Brassington Avenue, B73 6AA.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 07969 436059.
Sutton Coldfield Youth Voices
A choir for Sutton teenagers. Finalists in Llangollen International Eisteddfod 2014, performing in a wide range of venues in local and not-so-local areas. All repertoire covered! Anyone year 9 or above is welcome. Mondays 4.30-6pm Four Oaks Primary School.
Sutton Social Singers
Want to have fun singing, but don't want to commitment of evening rehearsals and high pressured concerts? Haven't sung for ages but would like to start again? Think you can't sing? Come along to Holy Trinity Catholic Church Hall Wednesdays 1.30-3pm, or Thursdays 10-11.30am for a vocal workout, fun and friendship.
Adult choir meeting Wednesday 7.15-9pm at Four Oaks Primary School. No audition required and no need to read music. Expect it to be both fun and hard work - many performances throughout the year, some with our younger
The New Streetly Youth Orchestra
Sutton Coldfield's leading youth orchestra welcomes musicians 8+ with no audition required. Rehearsals Wednesdays 7-9pm.
The Vaughan Singers
Mixed voice choir with a strong emphasis on raising money for local and national charities.
Across the Stage Theatre School
Runs musical theatre workshops for children aged 8-13 (school years 3-9). Aims to inspire confidence in performing (singing, acting and dancing) in a friendly environment.
Big Arena Drama
A fun, friendly dance and drama group for youngsters aged 5-12. Saturdays during term time at Fairfax School.
Buccaneers Variety Group
Perform regular variety shows at local retirement complexes and sheltered accommodation. Always looking for volunteers to join our troupe.
Visit their website
Drama classes for children and young people held at the Highbury Theatre.
CLOC Musical Theatre Company
Regular productions and always on the look out for new members.
Highbury Theatre Centre
A community theatre arts centre with a wide range of activities. Home of the Highbury Players.
0121 373 2761
Manor Musical Theatre Company
(Previously Manor Operatic Society) Regular rehearsals every Tuesday evenings. Prospective members welcome.
Richcott Productions (RWP)
A semi-pro theatre company producing pantomimes and musicals at the Town Hall Sutton Coldfield. Auditions and further information on the website. Suitable for everyone.
Weekend acting and dance classes for 14-18 year olds at at Birmingham Metropolitan College, Sutton Coldfield.
SCURC Dramatic Society
Amdram company based at the Sutton Coldfield United Reformed Church. Rehearsals Wednesday evenings, free membership, actors, backstage and technical crew welcome.
Stage Coach - Sutton Coldfield
Part-time performing arts school for 4-18 year olds.
Sutton Arts Theatre
On South Parade present 6 plays a year plus a pantomime. Our plays vary from comedies, farces to dramas and thrillers.
0121 355 5355
Sutton Coldfield Musical Theatre Company
Rehearsals every Friday night at Four Oaks Junior School, principal rehearsals on Tuedays. New members welcome from the start of each show. Off stage help also required.
Sutton Coldfield Speakers Club
A friendly speakers club enabling people to achieve excellence by practising public speaking in a friendly atmosphere.
The Brit Youth Theatre
A Sutton based stage school. We do classes on Sundays at the Mere Green community centre for ages 6-20.
The award winning theatre company produce three shows a year; a musical, a play and a Christmas Production.
Tudor Musical Comedy Society
Regular musical and cabaret productions suitable for members of all ages.
Entertaining the people of Sutton Coldfield for over 40 years. Shows include musicals, variety shows and pantomimes. Rehearsals are usually on Monday and Wednesday evenings at Bishop Vesey Grammar School.
Clifton Road Youth Centre
The centre has a large hall with a stage as well as other rooms.
Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6EB
Tel: 0121 355 2438
Falcon Lodge Community Centre
The centre has various spaces.
Churchill Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7LB
Tel: 0121 675 8144 / 0121 464 6910
Highbury Theatre Centre
Traditional proscenium arch auditorium, studio space and rehearsal room, together with other meeting spaces.
Holy Trinity Church
Friends of Holy Trinity launched in the summer of 2013 to deliver an inspiring & engaging programme of events at the church
Mere Green Community Centre
Mere Green Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield B75 5BT
Tel: 0121 464 6910
Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls
The school's facilities are available to hire to the local community in the evenings, weekends and school holidays. They include the assembly hall, a dance studio and a drama studio.
Jockey Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 5PT
Tel: 0121 514 0700
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall
A versatile venue in Upper Clifton Road.
Walmley Road, Sutton Coldfield, B76 1NP
Tel: 0121 464 6910
Wylde Green Community Centre
Emscote Drive, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5NE
Tel: 0121 464 6910