Festivals Birmingham

The Festival calendar profiles an impressive breadth and diversity of festivals, artforms, local and international talent taking place across a huge range of locations and venues, reflecting Birmingham’s ambition to truly be a Festival City.

Birmingham aspires to be a leading UK and international destination for cultural festivals and events by bringing stakeholders together to invest in a Calendar of city festivals, attracting cultural tourists to visit and stay in the city, providing a vibrant programme for residents and creating opportunities for the city and regions artists to work alongside artists of international reputation and quality.

Birmingham boasts an impressive range of festival entrepreneurs who are ensuring that there is truly something for everyone in this City of Surprises; whether the biennial International Dance Festival Birmingham, our established and diverse Growth festivals or our new exploratory Micro Festivals.

Signature Festivals

Growth Festivals

New/Micro Festivals