Skip to content

A collective response to the BCC Cuts from the Arts and Culture sector in Birmingham

We are devastated at what the recently announced Birmingham City Council cuts could mean for Birmingham and the impact that they would have on people’s daily lives across the city.

Adult Dance Classes

We offer a number of dance classes in a range of styles and abilities across both our Birmingham and Nottingham sites.

The new Birmingham class term is Monday 15 January – Thursday 28 March and booking is now open.  Check out our latest special offers.


We offer a residency programme to provide artists based in the UK with money, space, and staff time to explore new ideas and support the realisation of projects.

Centre for Advanced Training

Find out numerous ways to get involved with our Centre for Advanced Training.

Throughout the year we host open days and experience days across the Midlands region.

Children & Young People

We have a range of opportunities available for ages 7 to 25 to get involved in.

FABRIC is a strategic dance development organisation

Created from the formal merger of DanceXchange and Dance4, FABRIC brings together over 60 years of combined experience, and strives to be more ambitious for dance made, produced and nurtured in the Midlands.

FABRIC’s vision is to inspire people through dance, transforming lives, communities and places.

Noticeboard / Latest

Applications for Young Creative Awards 2024 are now open!

The Young Creative Awards (YCA), an annual competition for young creatives living, working or studying in and around Nottingham, has returned for its 16th year, with entries now open.

YCA seeks to shine a light on young talent from across the city, and are open to anyone aged from 11 years old to 24 years old.

The Last Dance for Birmingham International Dance Festival

The city says goodbye to its signature dance festival after 15 years.

We are sad to share that 2022 was the last edition of Birmingham International Dance Festival (BIDF), due to the removal of Birmingham City Council funding.

U.Dance Midlands 2024 Applications are live

Calling all youth dancers in the Midlands, applications for U.Dance 2024 regional platforms are now open.

U.Dance is for everyone, we welcome and encourage all dance styles to apply.

Keep in touch with us

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news from us. You can select your interest preferences and find out what FABRIC has to offer you.

Signing up only takes a minute.