1000 Trades Presents: Flo Lacy 8pm–12am

Having appeared at Womad festival earlier this year, Birmingham-based DJ and producer Flo Lacy spins a class selection of soul-tinged house and disco for your Saturday night pleasure. Free.

Slow Food Birmingham Presents: Menu for Change

Zero waste with incredible taste. Slow Food Birmingham is taking over 1000 Trades to mark international Zero Waste Week with members and supporters of Slow Food treating diners and tantalising the tastebuds. Using forgotten cuts, foraged and surplus food as the starting point, some of Birmingham’s best chefs will be showcasing just what is possible with a bit of ingenuity. Featuring The Real Junk Food Project, Change Kitchen, Kitchen Supper Club, Artisan Epicurean and Ox & Origin. To keep waste to an absolute minimum each takeover will be ticketed. More details and to book via Salt & Earth will return on 10 September

Birmingham Amateur Brewers (BAB) 7–9pm

Whether you’re a seasoned brewer or have never set eyes on a grain of malt, this is an informal monthly meet-up for people to share their skills, knowledge – and beer! Free. More details and this month’s agenda via Facebook group

Angular Coding Meetup 6.30–8.30pm

Find about the latest news in the Angular ecosystem, share your ideas, help others and get help from the Angular community in and around Birmingham. This month Karsh from Amexio will be talking through their open-source component library as well as sharing examples of RxJs within their components. Free. Register via

Birmingham Jazz Presents: Matt Chandler Organ Trio 7.45pm

1000 Trades’ very own jazz club returns from the summer break with the special sound that is a trio of organs popping up, headed by Matt Chandler. Created to explore the rich texture of the Guitar and Hammond organ, using a strong percussion backdrop it has a unique sound. £10/£7.50 members/ £3 students. Tickets via (more on the door)

1000 Trades Presents: Barefoot in the Head 8pm–12am

Come barefootin’ with us courtesy of DJs Don Snorkie and Groove Merchant playing souped-up deep funk, dancefloor jazz an worldwide grooves. Free. See Facebook events page for more details

Vinyl Sunday Lunch From 3pm

Cool off your Sunday afternoon with some Blue Note tripping tunes courtesy of your hosts Damian Wilkes and Timmy Vegas. Free. See Facebook events page for more details

First event Social Circle @1000 Trades 6–8pm

Social Circle was born from monthly get-togethers between friends, where they’d gather round with a few drinks and chat about the latest in social media marketing. They wanted to be better for themselves, for their clients, and because they just really love social media. So they have decided to open the circle to other digital marketers, with the goal to take social to the next level and share inspirational, instant, and actionable insights. Everyone welcome. Free. More details and to register via Eventbrite

Pivotal Music Conference @1000 Trades 10am–5pm

Hot off the back of the work of the Birmingham Music Coalition and the Birmingham Music Awards as well as the Birmingham Tribes networking evenings at 1000 Trades, Birmingham plays host to PIVOTAL the first music industry conference in the city. As part of the conference 1000 Trades is hosting a series of four panel discussions throughout the day. Delegate passes (incl. entry to events at other venues) £16.50. More details and tickets via

Birmingham Jazz Presents: Tassos Spiliotopolous 7.45pm

We welcome back to the UK and Birmingham Jazz, Tassos, now a resident of Sweden, touring his new album ‘In the North’, confirming his reputation as one of the most accomplished guitarists of his generation, building on the modern jazz idiom with influences from Greek folk music, film music, flamenco, blues and fusion are incorporated.£12.50/£10 members/ £3 students. Tickets via (more on the door)

1000 Trades Presents: Pigeonhole with Jon Harris 8pm–12am

Another edition of the Birmingham night revival featuring a whole range of music from different genres – some you will know and love, some you may not know yet but will definitely love! It remains a strictly vinyl affair. The night will start slowly and build up from appreciative and curious head nodding to serious toe tapping and dancing! Free. See Facebook events page for more details

Diamonds and Pearls: A Musical Tour through the Jewellery Quarter 2–4pm

As part of Birmingham Heritage Week and in association with the JQ Townscape Heritage Project, another chance to enjoy Jez Collins’ popular two-hour walk revealing some of the hidden stories, spaces and places of Birmingham’s music history and heritage in the Jewellery Quarter. Free. Tickets via Please arrive at 1000 Trades by 1.45pm to allow the tour to depart promptly.

Birmingham Entrepreneurs Meetup 6.30–9.30pm

Monthly opportunity to meet fellow entrepreneurs at different stages of business. Try out a new business idea in a safe and constructive environment. Free. Register via

1000 Trades Presents: Phil Thomson’s Arts Lab 7.30–10pm

After a very hot summer comes an equally hot autumn programme of poetry, music and film – beginning tonight when politically savvy poet, singer and satirist Vince Gould takes centre stage, Caroline Stokes reminds us why her poetry is getting talked about and, in the first of an occasional performance over the next few months, Saranjit Birdi dances us through film with his performance of ‘Follow’. Arrive half an hour early to request a spoken word session. Worth it, no matter which side of the mic you are on. Free. See Facebook events page for more details

Birmingham Jazz Presents: Gilad Atzmon and the Orient House Ensemble 7.45pm

A new project for the Gilad Atzmon led Orient House Ensemble, celebrating John Coltrane. It is fifty years since John Coltrane died and Gild aims to mark those years without the Trane, ‘The Spirit of Trane’ is his attempt to reflect upon the beauty of the music of the most influential tenor saxophonist in jazz history. £12.50/£10 members/ £3 students. Tickets via (more on the door)

1000 Trades Presents: Blue Dot Radio 8pm–12am

Birmingham based Blue Dot Radio have a proud reputation for entertaining listeners with the very finest selection of music, playing a selection of plays an eclectic mix of soul, jazz, neo-soul. jazz funk and reggae, pledging to put the “Jazz Your Razzmatazz and the “P in your Funk”. Headed by Curtis Armstrong the DJs will be conjuring some well-crafted tunes to ease your way into the weekend. Free. See Facebook events page for more details

1000 Trades Presents: The Yardbird Sessions 8pm–12am

Birmingham’s much-missed jazz and funk bar lives on….Ollie Lloyd will be brings the funky hybrid sounds of The Yardbird for the third in a series of DJ sessions, digging deep into his record collection to create the trademark Yardbird sound of dusty deep funk, latin, dancefloor jazz and instrumental grooves! Free. See Facebook events page for more details

Maker Monday 5.30–8.30pm

Ever wanted to create and develop the latest innovative art and technology applications, while collaborating with media experts and researchers at the same time? Maker Monday is that opportunity, designed as a monthly event focused on combining the expertise of individuals in both arts and technology in a collaborative space. There’s even free beer and food! Free. See for details of this month’s theme and to register

Scrum Master Meetup 6.30–9.30pm

The second official Meetup for Scrum Masters in the Birmingham area, this event is designed to bring Scrum Masters or aspiring Scrum Masters together to create a network and exchange knowledge. With a talk from a local expert giving a refresher on Scrum, this is sure to be a great evening. Free. More details and to register via

1000 Trades Presents: In Conversation with Anneka Deva 6–8pm

Second of this new quarterly ‘in conversation with’ hosted by cultural strategist Helga Henry. The events aim to create a space for considered conversation and insight, interviewing people from the world of business, culture, policy and government. For September Helga is joined by Anneka Deva, a self-confessed “curious lifelong learner. Creative mathematician. Multipotentialite.”  She is perhaps best known for creating TEDx Brum. As well as playing an active role in the international TED community, her “passion project” has been to launch the first Enrol Yourself programme outside London. Enrol Yourself is an award winning social enterprise redesigning lifelong learning by harnessing the power of peer groups to multiply individual and collective development. Free. More details and to register via Eventbrite

Birmingham Jazz Presents: Daniel Karlsson Trio 7.45pm

The Daniel Karlsson Trio have established themselves as one of the most interesting constellations in Swedish and European jazz. They achieved a magnificent hat-trick with their sophomore album Fusion for Fish, released in August 2014 that won the Swedish Radio’s Jazz Group of the Year Award 2014, Swedish jazz magazine OJ’s Golden Disc 2015 as well as the Swedish Jazz Grammy 2015. £10/£7.50 members/ £3 students. Tickets via (more on the door)

1000 Trades Presents: Cedar Sessions 8.30pm

Cedar Sessions extends a warm invitation to come inside from the mainstream and celebrate Birmingham as the home of creativity. Pop your Swifts in the umbrella stand and check your Sheerans by the door – we present to you a ragbag of alternative songwriting, exhibiting the very best new music from Birmingham-based musicians. Free. See Facebook events page for more details

Birmingham Jazz Presents: Josephine Davies Satori 7.45pm

We are so pleased to welcome back one of the hits of Spring 2017.  This sparkling trio deliver the best in live music. Satori is a Coltrane-inspired spiritual jazz trio led by Perrier award winning saxophonist Josephine Davies. Their focus on melodic freedom and band interaction led to their debut album being released in 2017 to wide critical acclaim in the UK and Europe. £10/£7.50 members/ £3 students. Tickets via (more on the door)

1000 Trades Presents: Pitch Control 8pm–12am

A night of deep, deeper and deepest from the world of upfront new electronic music; expect a journey through time and tempo. From lazy downtempo and easy grooves, to the slower pitched-down side of house and low-slung disco – all blended intricately to create a unique, understated funk which is impossible to resist. With DJ Matt Cottom (1000 Trades). Free. See Facebook events page for more details


NOW HAM – A Night of Credible 80s with Jon Harris 8pm–12am

Bannish Banarama, Kybosh Kylie and Erase Europe ….our monthly night full of proper music from the most underrated decade since the last one.  Free. See Facebook events page for more details

I don’t know what it is, but it sure is funky + Jazz//Roast All day

Three hours of funky music with DJ Stig to chill out your Sunday after a 1000 Tradesroast. Or: the perfect filling for your regular jazz sandwich (1–3pm live duo downstairs; jazz jam from 6pm). Free