Festivals & Events
Everyone loves to celebrate, that’s why we have so many festivals and events throughout the year.
Take a look at what’s on now and coming up below, or use our EXPLORE section for an extensive list of Birmingham and regional events.
2014 - Find all the biggest sporting events in the region here
Circus of Horrors!
14 December - A story with twists and turns, grisly murders and sensational shocks
November-December - Events to keep you entertained throughout the festive period.
1 March - The city’s only large-scale whisky festival
19 January - Discover where the inspiration came from!
Chinese New Year
2 February - 2014 marks the year of the horse
Creative minds in Birmingham
20 February 2014 - Creative Minds at Birmingham, the School of EDACS Writers and Artists Distinguished Speaker Series
The National Wedding Show
28 February-2 March - Plan the day of your dreams at the UK’s biggest Wedding Show
November-March 2014 - Taking Birmingham a step closer to becoming one of the UK’s leading centres for creative photography
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake
5-15 February - Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake makes a triumphant return to Birmingham
From 22 March - A major festival of music
Singin' in the Rain
18 March–5 April - Direct from the West End
9 Jul–6 Sep - Wicked flies into Birmingham Hippodrome in July 2014!
9-27 September - The memory returns
Library of Birmingham - Discovery Season
Until 31 December - Bringing the Library’s stunning new spaces to life, it has taken its inspiration from the Library’s internationally important archives and special collections, with events, performances, photography, workshops, music and dance for every age and interest.
Don’t miss the latest retail promotions or fashion spectaculars - check here for the latest shopping events.
Entente Florale Europe
Birmingham is celebrating after achieving European gold and a special prize awarded to Eastside City Park for outstanding public green space for its entry to Entente Florale Europe.
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