What’s On in Birmingham and Longbridge – August 2023

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The children are running a riot and we are stocked up on ice cream, and luckily there’s lots to look forward to with events happening all over Birmingham city and Longbridge this August. Here’s our top recommendations…

Birmingham Festival 23

28th July – 6th August

Birmingham Festival 23 is  a one-year anniversary festival for, and in celebration of, the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The celebrations will feature live music and performances, creative and participatory activities, and big-screen content.

More info here.

I Grew Up 80s Exhibition

8th July – 9th September

This 1980’s inspired nostalgic exhibition showcases iconic objects from the 80’s era, celebrating the decade of colour.

More info here.

Secret Cinema Grease: The Live Experience

26 July – 20 August

The Grease experience is one you don’t want to miss – sing your heart out to the iconic songs, have something to eat and hang out with the Grease props. The ultimate Summer party.

More info & buy tickets here.

Birmingham Restaurant Festival 2023

28 July – 27 August

Birmingham Restaurant Festival takes place over a month, allowing you to experience new restaurants, food and menus across Birmingham city.

There are tonnes of restaurants taking part and offering great value menus, a great excuse for you to try new places!

More info here.

Birmingham Weekender

26th-27th Aug

Birmimgham Weekender is a free event spanning two days, with installations, performances and interactive games from local and international companies, taking place in the Birmingham Bullring and Grand Central and Southside.

More info here.

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