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Birmingham has once again joined forces with the German city of Leipzig to develop new ways of driving growth and innovation for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). As part of the Mayor of Leipzig’s visit to Birmingham, marking the 25th anniversary of partnership between the cities, […]

Birmingham based artist, Ian Richards was invited to spend three months in Birmingham’s partner city Leipzig, as part of an exchange programme to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Leipzig’s first documented mention. The artistic exchange programme was initiated by HALLE 14 in cooperation with Leipzig partner cities Lyon (France) […]

Here are a few highlights from the Leipzig exhibition held at Thursday, 17th September at the Nest in Birmingham (Glenn Howells Architects). The exhibition by Leipzig based artist, Sven Bergelt, was to portray the artist’s perception of Birmingham’s architecture in the three months he has been […]

As part of Birmingham’s International Concert Season 2015/16, The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra will perform Strauss on Monday, 19th October at Birmingham’s grand Symphony Hall theatre. It is well regarded that music transcends beyond the language barrier. The Leipzig Orchestra’s performance this October is a fantastic, not-to-be-missed experience. Birmingham welcomes Leipzig’s […]

Between 6 and 17 July, the City of Leipzig hosted an art exhibition for children from their sister cities: Bologna (Italy), Herzliya (Israel), Travnik (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Birmingham (UK), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Brno (Czech Republic) and Taketa (Friendship Status, Japan). Children under the age of […]

Our sister city Leipzig celebrates its 1000th anniversary this year. A rich programme of events has been put together by Leipzig and we are proud to be a part of some of them. Recently, Birmingham was invited to take part in the Leipzig’s first International Children and Youth Art Exhibition. […]

Birmingham City Council representative took part in a panel discussion on Fair Trade entitled “How Fair is Fair Trade?” in Leipzig, Germany. We were officially invited by our partner city Leipzig. Other participants included representatives of Lyon, another Birmingham’s partner city. The event’s key point was […]

Leipzig is the largest city in the federal state of Saxony and rated as the most liveable city in Germany. An educational, infrastructural, cultural and economic centre today, it has been a trade city since at least the time of the Holy Roman Empire, and […]

Teams from three of Birmingham’s European twin cities arrived to the city on Sunday 1st May to take part in the first ever Birmingham European Capital of Running Team 10k Cup, as part of the Great Birmingham 10k run. The respective teams were made up by […]

Teams from four of Birmingham’s European twin cities will arrive in the city to take part in the seconds edition of Birmingham European Capital of Running Team 10k Cup, as part of the Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k. This years edition is co-organised by Birmingham City Council and supported by the […]