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UK/Australia Season at Birmingham 2022 Festival
June 10 @ 8:00 am - August 27 @ 5:00 pm
The Birmingham 2022 Festival is a six-month cultural programme starting in March that promises to “harness the moment of the Commonwealth Games to shine a spotlight on the region’s cultural sector.” The UK/Australia Season 2021-22 is supporting four landmark cultural events at the Birmingham 2022 Festival from June to August 2022.
Describing itself as audacious, playful, and inclusive, the Festival will entertain audiences while “positively disrupting and inspiring lasting change”. With the aim of engaging 2.5 million people, both in person and online, the Festival aims to reflect the people of the region, exploring heritage, diversity, and youth.
10 June – 29 August 2022 / Ikon Gallery
Bringing together the work of three artists: Yhonnie Scarce, Salote Tawale and Osman Yousefzada.
5 – 10 July 2022 / Across Birmingham
Club Até presents In Muva We Trust + Club Muva
Birmingham will be transformed by a colossal projected artwork inspired by Filipino folklore narratives. Don’t miss Club Muva – a community-led, inclusive and intergenerational extravaganza of vibrant pageantry.
Dates TBC / Solihull Town Centre
Anthem, Anthem Revolution
An intergenerational extravaganza of vibrant pageantry featuring table tennis.
19 – 27 August 2022 / Birmingham Rep
Counting and Cracking
An epic story of break up and reunion – a tale of two countries: Sri Lanka post-independence and Australia as an immigrant nation.