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Zero G - Corey Baker Dance Birmingham Festival 23 Full Evaluation Demonstrates Positive Impact on the City

Birmingham Festival 23 Full Evaluation Demonstrates Positive Impact on the City

Image: zero G by Corey Baker Dance / Lensi Photography Birmingham Festival 23 today shares the full evaluation results that demonstrate the positive impact the…

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Key Outcomes Shared – New Festival 23 Wrap Film

Take a look at our final wrap film, featuring some key insights from our independent evaluation.

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So – that’s a wrap, Birmingham!

Thanks so much for supporting us over 9 days and 10 nights of live, free performance and culture. We’ve had a great time and…

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One week to go!

Our opening event One City, A Thousand Memories is just 7 days away! Updates to the programme include Ginny Lemon, Colin Jackson CBE and…

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Festival Programme Brochure

Full Programme Announced

…and it’s all FREE for everyone! Music, Dance, Spoken Word, Digital Artworks, Have-A-Go Activities and Installations… Birmingham Festival 23 has it all. We’ve announced…

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Birmingham Restaurant Festival

Birmingham Restaurant Festival X Birmingham Festival 23

No day out is complete without a bite to eat so we are thrilled to be partnering with Birmingham Restaurant Festival to give you…

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Opening Event: Friendly Fire Band

Our opening event ‘One City, A Thousand Memories’

On 28 July Birmingham Festival 23 kicks off the 10-day celebrations by marking the one year anniversary of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Audiences can…

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Birmingham Festival 23 Sponsors Announced

New Partners Announced

University of Birmingham to be Principal Partner, with Hollywood Monster officially on board as Presenting Partner. PLUS: Colmore BID, West Midlands Growth Company/Visit Birmingham…

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Birmingham Festival 23 Evaluation Report – Now Available to View or Download.

We’re delighted to be able to share the full independent evaluation report for Birmingham Festival 23, researched and written by FRY Creative Consulting (FRY). 
Available in the following formats:
Visual Summary Report (PDF)Full Written Evaluation Report (PDF)Large Text Report (PDF)