PROGRAMME

ALL EVENTS Were HELD AT CENTENARY SQUARE BIRMINGHAM
ALL EVENTS Were HELD AT
CENTENARY SQUARE BIRMINGHAM
ACROSS THE FESTIVAL
Programme Strands
CALENDAR / FILTER
ACCESS
FULL SCHEDULE

4:00pm

Live Audio Description

The award-winning saxophonist and MC is back in his hometown, joined by Aritri Kundu with Indian Contemporary dance.

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ACROSS THE FESTIVAL
PROGRAMME STRANDS
Sound Bath

Each Monday to Friday morning at 11 AM, our friends at Sense, the Selly Oak-based charity for people with complex disabilities, will bring an amazing sensory experience. Soak in the mesmerizing sounds of singing bowls, bells,…

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Perrys Party Picnic
Perry’s Party Picnic

He’s back! Did you meet Perry last year? Come say ‘hello’ and join in a fun party picnic, where Perry will attempt circus skills, try out Brazilian martial arts Capoeira, sing opera, and dance in outer…

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Made In Brum
Made in Brum

Our amazing city is packed with inspiring talent. Our performers, selected through a city-wide callout, will bring you some of the best local talent and arts, from music, dance, poetry, and more. Come witness brilliant community…

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Power Hour
Power Hour

Bhangra? Drum N Bounce? Boxing? Power Hour is a fun workout for everyone to loosen your body and get you moving, in any way you feel. Incredible instructors will lead you through a new exercise from…

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Twilight Takeover
Twilight Takeover

As the summer sun sets, grab a drink, grab your friends, and soak up the sounds and atmosphere of some amazing performances. Established and newly-formed incredible arts organizations across Birmingham will bring performances especially created or…

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CALENDAR
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ACCESS
BSL Interpreted

For our D/deaf audiences, the Festival’s spoken sections will be BSL interpreted on stage and on screen. Pre-recorded films will also be captioned.

Live Audio Description
Audio Description

For audiences with a visual impairment, we have Live Audio Description available throughout the Festival. Headsets are available for pick-up and return near the Accessible Viewing Area.

Accessible Viewing Area
Accessible Viewing

There will be limited general seating options, but a designated Accessible Viewing Area will be made available for wheelchair users and those who are unable to stand for a long period of time. Our Volunteer Team will be happy to show you to this area.

Our Festival programme features four access icons to guide you through any potentially sudden elements of the performances under each event. Please find a description of each access badge below.

Visual Effects
Visual Effects

This badge signifies that the performance will contain sudden and/or flashing visual elements (colourful smoke, fireworks, etc.)

Sound Effects
Sound Effects

This badge signifies that the performance will contain sudden and/or loud sound elements (confetti canons, bangs, fireworks, etc.)

Changing Environment

This badge signifies that the performance may require audiences to move and engage with performers on-the-ground, or may feature performers moving around the audience area.

Content Warning

All of our performances are suitable for the public realm and will not contain graphic descriptions of harmful topics. However, some performances make reference to topics that may be potentially distressing to audiences. Please refer to each event where you see this badge to find out more about its content.