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The award wining South African Thribhangi Dance Theatre will be performing in several venues in the Midlands from the the 6th to the 13th of May 2016. Their Sukuma (“Stand Up” in Zulu language) show combines the grace of Indian classical Bharatanatyam with the string physicality of […]

Produced by DanceXchange and Birmingham Hippodrome, International Dance Festival Birmingham (also known as IDFB) is a major biennial festival that presents a world-class programme of performance and participation in theatres and public spaces across Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Plans for the Birmingham 2022 handover ceremony are well under way for Sunday, 15th April. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony will take place then and will include performances from Carrara Stadium (Gold Coast, Australia) and part-live from Birmingham. Three artists have been […]

Is the Commonwealth a positive force for good? Birmingham students exploring the potential of the Commonwealth in an exciting debate at Birmingham City Council House Birmingham City Council Chamber, on 17 January 2018, will see the first of a series of exciting debates in other […]

We are pleased to announce that Distinctly Birmingham will be supporting Waterfront’s Transport-Led Development in the Midlands 2017, which takes place in Birmingham on the 14th November. Since the release of Midlands Connect’s 25-year strategy, HS2’s Royal Assent and the election of the West Midland’s […]

Our vision is to be: A key Commonwealth Trading House for our funders, partners, businesses and the community. We aim to accelerate significant trading with the Commonwealth and inclusive growth. We recognise that profits are essential in order to create capital for relentless growth, prosperity, […]

The Igbo Community Association in the Midlands are finalising preparations to stage the largest African event in the Midlands the IWAJI 2016. This years’ event will combine the IWAJI 2016 and the fundraising event for the Igbo House in Birmingham. The Iwaji (New Yam Festival) is […]

As part of the 50th anniversary our city celebrates with Frankfurt this year, Bournville Young Singers (BYS) hosted 55 members of the Frankfurt Cathedral Youth Choir who also joined them for their own 30th anniversary Gala concert on the 24th of April. The journey of the Frankfurt singers was […]

Exactly 50 years ago, on the 19th of April 1966 three cities Birmingham, Frankfurt and Lyon signed a partnership agreement that started unprecedented period of enhanced collaboration. Birmingham and Frankfurt are celebrating 50 years of joint working. Lyon has been partnered with both cities for […]

Trade & Export With 500 million potential customers, the EU represents the world’s largest economic zone. In the decade from 2003 to 2013 half of all West Midlands export value went to EU member countries (source: HMRC UK Trade Statistics).   Inward investment Birmingham has attracted more […]