Birmingham Weekender is back

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Birmingham Weekender returns this summer with more than 100 free events to enjoy at Bullring & Grand Central.

Between Friday 27th – Sunday 29th August there will be events throughout the centre as well as the surrounding New Street Station concourse, Birmingham Markets and 1000 Trades Square.

The cultural festival, funded by Bullring & Grand Central, Birmingham City Council, Birmingham Hippodrome and Arts Council England, will combine dance, music, film, performances and installations across the shopping destination featuring many of the best artists from Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Birmingham Weekender is produced by Birmingham Hippodrome.

The full schedule for the event will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Danielle Bozward, marketing manager at Bullring & Grand Central, said: “We’re so excited to be hosting Birmingham Weekender at Bullring & Grand Central this August delivered through our partnership with Birmingham Hippodrome. After a challenging 18 months for all, we’re looking forward to bringing the event right back into the heart of the city and supporting local performers and groups, as well as entertaining our customers with a weekend packed full of festival fun.”

Graham Callister, director of festivals at Birmingham Hippodrome, added: “We are delighted to be producing Birmingham Weekender once again, this time working in partnership with Bullring & Grand Central and Birmingham City Council. Birmingham Weekender has always been a festival dedicated to showcasing the rich diversity and wealth of creative talent in our city and region, and this year will be no different. We have a fantastic programme planned with dance, music, special installations and much more, featuring many of the best artists from Birmingham and the West Midlands.”