What’s on at the Festival of Masters

Posted by on Nov 12, 2017 in 100 Masters News | No Comments

Join us for a fun-packed day at Starworks Warehouse on Saturday 25th November. For one day the free Festival of Masters brings together one hundred individual experts under one roof with the public will getting the chance to get up close to some of the Masters who will be appearing at the festival.

All day

-Culinary master, James Swinburne of Digbeth Dining Club invites some of his favourite street food vendors for you to enjoy.

-Master landlord Jeet and friends pop up a desi pub, entertaining you with a bhangra party as they launch a limited edition of the desi pub book, the Black Country’s curry pub revolution.

-See Masters at work through a camera lens as photographer Laura Dicken documents workspaces of the Black Country’s master makers.

-A specially created Masters Village exhibiting artwork, craft and products including Turner Prize winning artists and the world’s greatest ever microsculptor.

-Beer enthusiasts delight as head brewer of Fixed Wheel Brewery, Scott Povey, keeps you fuelled with a selection of his award-winning ales.

-Experience virtual reality, 3D scanning, interactive projection mapping and soundscaping fun with digital mavericks, Urban Hax.

-Sit back and enjoy screenings from Flatpack with a film playlist inspired by the Black Country’s 100 Masters.

11am (onwards)

Join a Rangoli workshop with Ranbir Kaur

Hear unique storytelling from Emma Purshouse

Listen to poetry with Brendan Hawthorne

Take part in Flatpack’s special festival workshops


See a master at work with live painting from renowned artist, Dean Melbourne

Hear Light House projectionist Jas Kapur’s engaging cinema talk


Watch an invigorating Dohl drumming performance from Parv Kaur


Get festive with carol songs by choir master, Conrad Gayle


Join DJ & Presenter Bobby Friction for a unique insight in to Desi Pubs


See a special performance by Amelia Beavis-Harrison with master Dhol Drummer

Parv Kaur and Chef Nitisha Patel


Join in with a pub quiz featuring record-breaking pub expert Peter Hill, hosted by

BBC presenter Adrian Goldberg

Get ready to dance as BBC DJ Jenny Wilkes shares her Motown favourites


In conversation with Sathnam Sanghera, author of ‘The Boy with the Top Knot’ recently  televised by BBC 2


Gift wrapping masterclass by paper craft expert to the stars, Neelam Meetcha

Special guest DJ Set (until 10pm)


Be thoroughly entertained with stand-up from Edinburgh Comedy Festival award-winner Masai Graham

Please note timings will vary on the day, please see up-to-date schedule at the venue or at 100masters.co.uk

100 Masters – Festival of Masters
Saturday 25th November, from 11am until late
Free entry
Starworks Warehouse, Frederick Street, Wolverhampton, WV2

Directions: Starworks Warehouse on Frederick Street is next to St John’s Retail Park (behind Next). A 10 minute walk from Wolverhampton Train Station or 5 minutes from the Mander and Wulfrun Centre. Paid parking is available.

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