About IoN

Ideas of Noise is an exciting new festival of experimental sound taking place in Birmingham, August 3rd-5th across 3 venues (the Edge, Vivid Projects and BCU) with a focus on connecting experimental audiences and performers of different genres across the West Midlands and creating opportunities for emerging and established local artists. With a programme spanning free improv, electronica, sound art, noise, contemporary classical and more, there will be a mixture of performances, installations, workshops and participation areas. Our partners include Celebrating Sanctuary, Surge, Supersonic, TDE promotions, Fizzle, The Lombard Method, Post-Paradise and BCU. 

Ideas of Noise is produced  by Andrew Woodhead and Sarah Farmer with additional funding from Arts Council England.