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40 young sports enthusiasts from Birmingham took part in the Europod exchange programme this year. Visiting Frankfurt between 1st and 7th July, they participated in training sessions and friendly competitions, but also had the chance to try out other sports as well as cultural and linguistic […]

This was my first time I have fully participated in the exchange programme in Chicago with the sister cities.  The social work exchange programme has been in place for 20 years between Birmingham, Chicago and Hamburg.  The exchange offered participating Cities the opportunity to gain […]

Our colleagues from Sport Birmingham have been invited to join a long-standing exchange programme put together by Frankfurt and Lyon. The collaboration is now in its seventh year and brings together a youth sports clubs from both cities. Last year’s sports camp brought together over 300 young people […]

As part of the 50th anniversary Birmingham celebrates with Frankfurt City, Birmingham’s annual Flatpack Film Festival has partnered with Frankfurt’s Lichter Filmfest in an exciting exchange project. Lichter has been running since 2008 and shows all manner of shorts, features, docs, experimental works, installations and live […]

As part of the Birmingham-Frankfurt 50th anniversary programme, on the 1st of April the renowned Lichter Filmfest Frankfurt International will be hosting a taste of Birmingham’s Flatpack Film Festival. Collaboration between these two festivals started several years ago but has been recently refreshed again as a result of […]

The European Research Executive Agency (REA) will visit the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 25th February to present on the Horizon 2020 Research Staff Exchange Scheme, with a focus on the 2015 call for proposals. For more details please see the RISE leaflet 2015 This will […]

5th of November Urban Manufacturing Interreg Europe Final Conference – one to remember Success factors for great collaborative maker spaces Unbelievably the Interreg Europe Urban Manufacturing project is already at the end of year 3 of project delivery. This first phase has focused squarely upon […]

Councillor Waseem Zaffar, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability, and Philip Edwards, Assistant Director Transportation and Connectivity, visited Frankfurt on 24 October to work on new strategies to improve Birmingham’s sustainable transport infrastructure. The study visit included meetings with the Frankfurt’s Economic Development GmbH, the […]

The Tenth Anniversary of friendship and exchange between Birmingham and Nanjing was marked by a visit from Birmingham’s partner city on 12th September 2018.  The ten strong delegation, led by the Party Secretary, Mr Zhang Jinghua, met with Council Leader Cllr Ian Ward and Bham […]

Chicago will to host a Mayor’s Round Table on 6th June 2018 as part of their annual “Chicago Forum on Global Cities”. Councillor Ian Ward, leader of Birmingham City Council (BCC) has been invited to participate. This year is particularly important for Birmingham as it […]