Saturday 8 June
The Grow Your Mind Zone
A variety of fascinating and hands-on exhibits will highlight the recent research of the University such as black holes and gravitational waves, in the family-friendly Grow Your Mind zone, plus music and dance – all outdoors of course!
18:00 - 22:30
The Green Heart Prom
Music and singing from the University of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, our talented Festival Voices, and distinguished Solo Performances. Playing some recognised pieces for rousing audience participation, with a spectacular fireworks finale, we are all set to ‘raise the roof’!
We are proud to announce that Professor of Public Engagement in Science, Alice Roberts, will be hosting the Green Heart Prom.
Event Programme (PDF)
Sunday 9th June
CBSO on stage 19:00 - 20:00
The University of Birmingham is delighted to welcome the CBSO Song Festival to the Green Heart Festival Launch Weekend.
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla – Conductor
Simon Halsey – CBSO Chorus Director
For CBSO Conductor, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla the Baltic Song Festivals have been a formative musical experience: now, together with the CBSO and their whole family of choirs, plus guest choirs drawn from throughout the region, we are delighted that the CBSO Song Festival will form a key part of our Green Heart Festival Launch Weekend. And everyone can take part!
Find out how your choir can participate.