What’s On in Birmingham and Longbridge – September 2023

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The Summer is drawing to a close (“What Summer?!” is a question we are asking ourselves) but that doesn’t mean that the fun has to end. Here’s what’s going on in and around Birmingham this month.

Autumn Fair 2023

3rd – 6th September

Featuring 600+ exhibitors, Birmingham Autumn Fair is the leading wholesale marketplace for home, gift and fashion, showcasing fantastic new products from the best brands in retail, allowing you to make valuable connections and to see the latest products in person.

More info here

Birmingham Heritage Week

8th – 17th September

Birmingham Heritage Week is back, with local places and spaces opening their doors to inspire you with the city’s rich history and heritage. There’s a range of events, from discovering the city’s cultural and industrial heritage,workshops and tours.

More info here

Google Digital Skills Workshop Birmingham

15th September

Free all-day training session in partnership with Google Digital Garage, covering digital marketing strategy, how to reach new audiences with YouTube, connecting with customers on social media, building your personal brand online and how to build and optimise your website. Ideal for business owners or those looking to start their own business.

Book place here

Pollution Pods Exhibition

14th – 24th September

Michael Pinsky’s exhibition named Pollution Pods consists of five interconnected domes that imitate polluted environments around the world, emulating varying levels of atmospheric conditions, to raise awareness of climate change and the effects it has on our wellbeing. The exhibition will be installed at Edgbaston Stadium Piazza and booking is required to enter.

Book tickets here

Birmingham Running Festival – 5k, 10k and Half Marathon

17th September

Birmingham Running Festival returns to Birmingham, and you can take part in the 5k, 10k, half marathon or kids race. Don’t fancy running? Why not cheer everyone on from the sidelines and join in the exciting atmosphere!

Enter here

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