International Dance Festival Birmingham

PAST EVENT - The streets of Birmingham are alive with dance as the International Dance Festival Birmingham, the UK’s biggest dance festival, takes place  across the city until 19 May.


The festival is organised by DanceXchange and Birmingham Hippodrome. 

The festival programme includes acts from international performers, world premieres, new commissions and a range of participatory events in venues and public spaces across Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Building on the success of the festival in 2010, which generated over 66,000 audience and participatory experiences, International Dance Festival Birmingham 2012 aims to create even more opportunities for people to get involved, and attract more national and international visitors to the city.


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