Eye Candy Festival

A visual pop culture festival that takes place annually in Birmingham, UK.


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Join Eye Candy, Southside BID and Bruntwood as we celebrate the official launch of our latest commission.

Unveiling the work of Alicia Dubnyckyj’s large-scale painting in Bruntwood’s new Centre City reception at Hill Street we’ll be unveiling the new piece and invite you to join us for wine and canapés.

Thursday 20th March, 6-9pm
Centre City, 7 Hill Street, Southside, B5 4UA


NEW: Eye Candy Commission

Artist / illustrator wanted for small-medium outdoor mural

We are working with a cool French restaurant and bar to find the an artist to commission a mural on to their back patio fence in time for the Summer.

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Here’s a little video of this month’s Festival. Check out the amazing work our commissioned artists produced for Southside, Birmingham.

Anna Garforth at Eye Candy. Image by Jane Williams for Southside BID.

Jeremyville at Eye Candy.

Billy Is Alex at Eye Candy. Fireside mural.

Sam Pierpoint at Fireside / Changekitchen.

Images by Jane Williams for Southside BID. 

Images from The Bicycle Basket Bazaar

ARTISTS that appeared at Bicycle Basket Bazaar at Le Truc were:
Jane Anderson, Stewart Easton, Meeno, Husky Organic, Ben Javens, LumberJackJoe, Mini Moderns, Dawn Painter, Keep and Share, Abject Records, Claire Scully, Lizz Lunney and Simon Peplow.
BBB was Curated by Trevor Pitt of POD Projects.

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Eye Candy Festival Launch Party

Last week was the launch party for Eye Candy at Le Truc in Southside. There was music and visuals from Leon Trimble, tasty food from Le Truc and drinks sponsored by Red Stripe.

Images by Nicky Hughes.

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Eye Candy Commission: Sam Pierpoint for Fireside

EYE CANDY COMMISSION: Artist at work: Billy Is Alex for Fireside.

Sunday at Eye Candy Festival

Sunday 3 November 

11am-4pm: Vintage Mobile Cinema Screenings 

Film, animation and documentaries

Hippodrome Square

11am-4pm: The Culture Cart 

Live drawing & Workshops 

Arcadian / Hippodrome Square

12-4pm: French Icons 
Live draw event 

Le Truc

12-4pm: Art is Easy
Le Truc

Saturday at Eye Candy

12pm-5pm: Bicycle Basket Bazaar   
Art Market

Le Truc

12pm-8pm: Vintage Mobile Cinema Screenings 

Film, animation and documentaries 

Arcadian / Hippodrome Square 

12pm-8pm: The Culture Cart 

Live drawing & Workshops 
Arcadian / Hippodrome Square

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