Birmingham Festival 23 was the official one-year anniversary festival for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Proudly outdoors and free to access Birmingham Festival 23 aimed to echo the city-centre experience of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, taking over Centenary Square with live music and performance, creative and participatory activities, and big-screen content to conjure the shared moments, magic and memories of ’22.
Across 10 days and 9 evenings, from July 28th - 6th August, Birmingham Festival 23 aimed to welcome 190,000 audiences, artists, local communities and volunteers, who reflect the diversity of our city, coming together to watch, listen, relax, dance and play.