Organisers reveal full details of this Sunday’s Kings Heath Street Festival

The team behind Kings Heath Street Festival have revealed more details of the free fun lined up at the annual community event this Sunday 11 September 2016.

The festival will see York Road, Heathfield Road, Silver Street and Kings Heath Village Square come to life for an all-day end-of-summer celebration, including live music, market stalls, street food, children’s entertainment, and much more, from 11am-8pm.

Now in it’s third year, organisers at Kings Heath Business Improvement District promise that this year’s much-loved event will be even bigger and better than before, with an estimated 8,000 attending last year’s Street Festival and even more expected to join in the celebrations this time around.

As part of the festival expansion, Silver Street and Kings Heath Village Square will be transformed into a dedicated family area, with a whole host of free fun to keep the little ones entertained from 11am-5pm. Amongst the activities, there will be music workshops from Birmingham Rockschool, face-painting, games with Tots Play Birmingham, craft activities with local independent toy store Togademus, as well as a variety of traditional fairground rides, a big wheel, carousel, electric go-karts, and bouncy castles, plus a BBQ and bar on the Square courtesy of local pub The Station.

This year, there will be three stages of live music programmed by local music venues Hare and Hounds, Kitchen Garden Café, and Birmingham Rockschool. Amongst the line-up of local musicians and artists taking to the stage, there will be performances from Major Toms, Dirty Old Folkers, Rhino and the Ranters, Prodigal Scum, Swampmeat Family Band, Jacob Johnson, Young Culture Collective, Ashland, Bostin Brass, Crooked House, and many more, as well as performances from Birmingham Rockschool’s Choir, teachers and students.

As well as this, attendees can enjoy browsing the wide selection of homemade produce, crafts, artwork and artisan products on offer from independent traders from both Kings Heath and wider Birmingham, as well as local charity stores, salons, and BID businesses. The market areas will include stalls from I Had One Of Those, Togademus, Oxfam Bookshop, Brockleby’s Pies, Bournville Bread Basket, Portman Plants, Funny Brummie Pictures, Mirrorstone Crystals, Happy Gut Hut, Johnstans Butchers, Beautiful Elegance, A Natural Undertaking, Milo & Mooms, The Barmy Fox, Moseley & Kings Heath Shed, Working Clasp, and many more.

In addition, some of the finest street food traders in Birmingham will be serving up a street food feast on the day, with dishes from Canoodle, Hungry Penguin Pancake Co, Stuffo, Esme’s Eats, I.Juice, Barebones Pizza, Bournville Waffle Co, Fat Breads Food, Stuffo, and Little Sixty Three, to name a few, with pop up bars from Hare & Hounds, the Station, and Kitchen Garden Café keeping the drinks flowing.

Budding local photographers are also encouraged to bring their cameras along on the day and photograph the community fun as part of the BID’s Capture Kings Heath photography competition. For competition details please visit here.

Kings Heath BID Manager and event organiser, Martin Mullaney, said:

With just days to go until Kings Heath Street Festival, the excitement is really building here at Street Fest HQ!! The festival is a real highlight for us all here in Kings Heath, and is always a great day for the community to come together and celebrate what our town is all about! As we’ve expanded this year’s event to make it even bigger and better, we’re expecting it to be an unmissable day, and of course, everyone is welcome to come and join in the fun! Let’s just keep our fingers crossed for dry weather!

Kings Heath Street Festival 2016 will take place from 11am-8pm on Sunday 11 September 2016, on York Road, Heathfield Road, Silver Street and Kings Heath Village Square.

For more information, please visit or on Facebook here.



Maps & Guides

Maps & Guides for your visit.

Read More

Getting around

Getting around Birmingham couldn’t be easier...

Read More

What's on

Search for places, events & accommodation...

Read More

Festivals & events

Take a look at what’s on now and coming up here...

Read More


RT @custardfactory: Who loves the design for the Curzon Street Station?! We think it’s fab.@HS2ltd will be in our reception today between…

RT @DigbethDiner: The game has been changed. You asked for it, so here it is. The very first ‘Dogbeth Dining Club’. Sunday, 28th Octobe…

RT @IndependentBham: Tucked away down side streets, off the beaten path, Birmingham is full of wonderful independent hidden gems. Here's ou…

Sporting highlights

All sporting events

There’s always something, or someone, to cheer for here

Read More


Art Galleries

Birmingham’s art collection is as wide as it is impressive. 

Read More

Stage & Screen

From touring West End shows to showcasing local talent.

Read More


A huge arena tour or an intimate gig?  You’ll find it here.

Read More


Multiplexes, the UK’s oldest working cinema or art house cool?

Read More

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

A vibrant museum in the heart of the city with over 40 galleries.

Read More


A diverse range of dance groups and venues.

Read More

See More, Feel More

Come, stay and soak up the culture in one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

Read More


Plan the perfect shopping trip with full store, centre and brand directories.

Read More

Shopping centres

From the world-famous, 21st Century Bullring to the Victorian elegance of the Great Western Arcade.

Read More

Vibrant streets

Linking the centres are Birmingham’s bustling shopping streets, packed with major brands and boutique independents.

Read More


Don’t miss Birmingham’s amazing markets – whether it’s the 850-year old Bullring markets or the...

Read More

Jewellery Quarter

Home to more diamond rings, finishing touches and tokens of love than anywhere else in...

Read More

Getting Married in Birmingham

We have everything covered from the rings right up to the venue itself.

Read More