The Drum is situated on the A34 Walsall Road near the Barton arms. It occupies the site of the former Aston Hippodrome which was demolished in 1980.
The Drum is an established national arts centre for Black British and British Asian arts. The venue is used for music, drama, poetry, media, comedy and dance.
This cultural facility hosts a number of events throughout the year. Features include a 350 seat main auditorium and a smaller studio as well as a cafe bar and multimedia production suite.
The Drum provides a valuable resource in helping to develop and promote contemporary art from within the community. This is a place where the best of Black and Asian arts are performed and are on display.
The Drum provides a wide range of activities, workshops and regular events. For more information please visit the website at:
The Drum, 144 Potters Lane Aston, Birmingham. B6 4UU. Tel: 0121 333 2400