Birmingham and the West Midlands is buzzing with a diverse range of events this June, from exhilarating sports and incredible festivals to delightful foodie experiences and outstanding live performances.

Here’s a guide to what’s happening and where you need to be!

Vitality Blast T20 Cricket

Date: June 1 - July 19, 2024
Location: Edgbaston Cricket Ground

Cricket fans can enjoy the exciting Vitality Blast T20 matches throughout the summer at the iconic Edgbaston Cricket Ground. Expect thrilling cricket action and a lively atmosphere to match!

British Open Squash

Date: June 2 - June 9, 2024
Location: The University of Birmingham

Catch some of the world’s best squash players as they compete in the prestigious British Open Squash tournament, considered ‘the Wimbledon of Squash’.

Birmingham Design Festival

Date: June 6, 2024
Location: Various locations around Birmingham

Celebrate creativity and innovation at the Birmingham Design Festival with workshops, talks, and exhibitions showcasing design talent from across the globe.

B-Side Hip-Hop Festival

Date: June 6 - June 9, 2024
Location: Birmingham Hippodrome, Southside, and Birmingham and Grand Central

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of hip-hop with live performances, dance battles, and graffiti art at the B-Side Hip-Hop Festival. You won’t want to miss a beat!

Gardens Cinema - Barbie

Date: June 8, 2024
Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Enjoy a unique outdoor cinema experience with a screening of ‘Barbie’ at the beautiful Botanical Gardens. Enjoy delicious street food, drinks, and a live DJ before settling down for a magical evening under the stars!

FarGo x Broken Souls Rescue Dog Festival

Date: June 8, 2024
Location: FarGo Village, Coventry

Join this dog-friendly festival featuring fun activities for you and your furry friends! From drool-worthy puppuccinos and bacon bubbles (you heard that right!) to paw art activities and paddling pools, expect a totally paw-some day out.

BBC Gardeners’ World Live

Date: June 13 - June 16, 2024
Location: NEC Birmingham

Green thumbs and garden enthusiasts will find inspiration and top tips from the experts at BBC Gardeners’ World Live, showcasing beautiful gardens and the latest horticultural trends.

BBC Good Food Show Summer

Date: June 13 - June 16, 2024
Location: NEC Birmingham

Running alongside Gardeners’ World Live, the BBC Good Food Show offers culinary delights, cooking demos from celebrity chefs, and the chance to sample gourmet foods and drinks!

Ballet Black

Date: June 13 - June 14, 2024
Location: Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Experience the grace and power of Ballet Black, a renowned dance company known for its dynamic and emotive performances.

Windrush - The Journey

Date: June 13 - June 15, 2024
Location: Midlands Arts Centre

Commemorate the Windrush generation with a vibrant cultural celebration including music, dance, and storytelling during this inspiring performance.

Rothesay Classic Tennis

Date: June 13 - June 23, 2024
Location: Edgbaston Priory Club

Catch top female tennis players in action at the Rothesay Classic, a key warm-up event for Wimbledon!

The Wizard of Oz

Date: June 11 - June 16, 2024
Location: Birmingham Hippodrome

Follow the yellow brick road to the Birmingham Hippodrome for an enchanting performance of ‘The Wizard of Oz’, a family favourite musical.

Six the Musical

Date: June 18 - June 22, 2024
Location: Birmingham Hippodrome

Sit back and enjoy the hit musical ‘Six’, as the six wives of Henry VIII take to the stage to retell their stories with a modern twist!

Solihull Music Festival

Date: June 20 - June 23, 2024
Location: Solihull

Get ready for the ultimate summer vibes at the FREE Solihull Music Festival this June! Expect intimate live performances and main stage acts performing incredible music across a range of genres, accompanied by delicious delights from the market.

Netball Super League Final

Date: June 29, 2024
Location: Resorts World Arena

Don’t miss the climax of the Netball Super League season as the top teams battle it out for the championship title!



Shrewsbury Food Festival

Date: June 29 - June 30, 2024
Location: The Quarry Park, Shrewsbury

Indulge in delicious food, live music, and family-friendly activities at the Shrewsbury Food Festival, just a short trip from Birmingham.


Make the most of this month in the region by getting involved with these fantastic events. There really is something for everyone!

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