Capsule crafts extraordinary cultural projects for adventurous audiences to challenge expectations and make connections. Audiences are at the heart of our thinking. We champion extraordinary artists, working across digital culture, sound and performance, ensuring many can enjoy them. Our work is of the highest quality, authentic and inclusive, our role as cultural developer – spotting as-yet unmet potential and building on it.
Since 1999, Capsule have been a leading cultural producer, initiating and delivering multi-disciplinary projects that engage audiences locally and globally. Supersonic Festival is our core project; now in its 13th year it attracts audiences, performers and industry interest from across the globe. Named by Stuart Maconie, BBC 6 Music as “the UK’s premier experimental music festival” and named number two in The Times guide to the fifty best events of the summer (2015). The groundbreaking heritage project Home of Metal, which saw audiences of 200,000 and was shortlisted for a National Lottery Heritage award.
Capsule have a successful history of programming and producing dynamic projects for a range of partners and clients from exhibitions for the Royal Shakespeare Company to the opening season for the Library of Birmingham attracting an audience of 1.2 million over four months. Co-ordinating and leading the British presence at international showcases at Sonar to SXSW for UK Trade and Investment to curating live events for Dazed.
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