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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update

Wed 10 June 2020

MAC is closed until further notice - we will continue to monitor the evolving situation to determine when we will re-open. In the meantime, stay safe, and we look forward to opening our doors to you again.

We will continue to post regular updates on this page and across our social media feeds.

Customer Service Enquiries

Our team is actively contacting ticket holders go to through rescheduling or refunds as appropriate. Please bear with us during this busy time. Bookers will be notified via email or telephone regarding changes to our programme.

For urgent enquiries regarding bookings, please email: info@macbirmingham.co.uk.

Due to limited staff, our phone lines are very busy. In the event we are unable to take your call immediately, please leave us a voice message with your enquiry and contact details, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Our phone lines are open Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.


We’re currently exploring new ways of bringing the best in arts and culture to you while you're at home through digital spaces. Check out our highlights for ways to stay connected and keep creating with MAC.


Event updates:

Cinema

All screenings until August 2020 have been postponed or cancelled. New screening dates for postponed events are listed below, some dates TBC. Customers have been notified of postponed/cancelled events via email or telephone.

Postponed Screenings:

  • Easter in Art | Original date - Tue 7 April 2020 | New date - Tue 23 March 2021
  • Radioactive | Original date - Fri 10 - Thu 16 April 2020 | New dates - TBC
  • Best Before Death + Live Performance | Original date - Sat 18 April 2020 | New dates - TBC
  • Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes | Original date - Sun 24 May 2020 | New dates - TBC
  • EOS: Frida Kahlo | Original date - Mon 6 July 2020 | New date - Tue 8 September 2020

Performances

All performances have been postponed or cancelled from 20 March - 31 August 2020. New dates for postponed events are listed below, some dates TBC. All bookers have been notified regarding postponed/cancelled events via email or telephone. 

Postponed Performances:

  • Lucy Wainwright-Roche | Original date - Fri 27 March 2020 | New date - Fri 26 March 2021
  • The Merchant of Venice | Original date - Wed 1 April 2020 |  New date - TBC
  • Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us | Original dates - Thu 2 + Fri 3 April 2020| New dates - Fri 16 & Sat 17 September 2020
  • Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday | Original dates Sat 4 - Mon 6 April 2020 | New date - TBC
  • Tom Rosenthal: Manhood | Original date - Wed 8 April 2020 | New date - Thu 18 February 2021
  • The Noise Next Door: Through Time & In Charge | Original date - Fri 17 April 2020 | New date - Sun 27 September 2020 Through Time & In Charge
  • The Delightful Sausage: Ginster's Paradise | Original date - Thu 24 April 2020| New date - TBC
  • All Events for Surge Festival 2020 | Original date - Sat 25 April 2020| New date - TBC
  • Belinda O'Hooley: Inversions Live| Original date - Wed 29 April 2020 | New date - Thu 29 April 2021
  • Magical Bones: Black Magic | Original date - Thu 14 May 2020| New date - Sun 28 November 2021

Visual Arts

Our upcoming exhibitions have been postponed. Maxine Walker: UNTITLED is now scheduled to open later this year. Caroline Walker: Women's Work will open in January 2021. All related events have subsequently been postponed - new dates TBC. More details will be released in due course. 

Courses

May half-term, summer term, and adult short courses up to 31 August 2020 are now cancelled. Bookers have been notified via email or telephone.


Latest information and advice from Public Health England can be found on their website.

Current health guidance from the NHS can also be found online.

Last updated: 10 June 2020, 12:35