Community Festival

Travel around the world with the University of Birmingham and get hands-on with our research discoveries locally, nationally and globally.

With more than 100 FREE events and activities all over campus for the whole family, you won’t want to miss this year’s spectacular event. NEW for 2017 there will be breath-taking performances, workouts and workshops on the main stage.

Don’t miss the chance to explore some of our unique cultural heritage attractions and museums

Inspiring talks and tours in our brand new library

Open rehearsals in the Elgar Concert Hall

Get to grips with Van Gogh in the Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Meet the dinosaurs in the Lapworth Museum of Geology

Explore the beautiful botanical gardens at Winterbourne House and Garden

Be amongst the first to visit our brand new sports and fitness centre

There's something for everyone this year

FREE interactive talks, activities and live music
FREE kid’s activities including soft play area
FREE funfair rides and circus performers
Find out about studying and working at the University
Indulge in treats from the farmers market and street food stalls


Join us!
Sunday 11 June
11:00 – 16:00
Chancellor’s Court, The University of Birmingham (How to get here)
FREE entry - Download the programme!

Register your interest

What to expect from the Community Festival

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