What is the 10 Districts Programme?

You may know us for producing a large-scale production once a year with international artists and hundreds of volunteers performing together in a large, extraordinary space. But did you know that we also mount around 100 free multi-scale events each year across Birmingham? 

The 10 Districts Programme is our year-round programme of free events and activities. In partnership with 50 non-arts organisations on the front line, we work with adults and young people of all ages and backgrounds from across the city, bringing opera direct to their doorsteps in their community spaces, shopping centres and homes. 98% are new to opera. For many, it is a transformational experience. 

We're still open for business! - COVID-19 update

Our small team has worked throughout the pandemic year-round. Where we can't meet in person, we're developed our online events to ensure we can still keep in touch and develop the work. And we are still there with our offer - you too can perform in the next production as a volunteer. Together we can find out what that means for you and the work.

How to get involved 

If you are, or know, a community organisation in Birmingham or anyone who would like to connect with us, get in touch: 

📧 Email: [email protected] 

📞 Call/text/WhatsApp: 07522 358 846


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