Birmingham Variety Branch
Incorporating the Variety Artistes' Federation
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Birmingham Variety Branch

Our Next Meeting

Wednesday 29th March 2017 7.30 p.m. at The Austin Sports and Social Club, 30 Tessall Lane, Longbridge, Birmingham B312SF. We have decided to run a further showcase in the autumn and date will be announced at the next meeting. As this is designated the Year of Variety acknowledging the amalgamation of the VAF with Equity we will connect this showcase with that and we are looking at trying to create a history of variety that schools can access.


If you haven't already, please let us know what you do, eg. Walk on, Comedian, Magician, Singer etc.
Contact Secretary  Alec Powell on 07831 115448 or Email

Make the most of your membership join us at the meetings have an opportunity to speak to our new area organiser Ian Bayes who is usually with us.

Equity has a vital network of branches throughout the UK which give members a voice in the union and much more. All branches hold regular meetings in their local area and all members and student members are invited to attend these to share views and experiences, discuss issues that are of importance to them and put proposals to Equity's ruling body - the Equity Council. Branches can also organise a programme of social events and raise money for local charities.

If you are an Equity member or student member based in the area you are able to join the branch (no charge) so please get in touch with the Branch Secretary. If you are a member or student member visiting the area you are very welcome to drop into the next branch meeting and get to know some of your fellow members.

This site was updated on 3rd June 2016