UK/Australian Season at Birmingham 2022 Festival

Date June - August 2022
Location Birmingham, UK


The Birmingham 2022 Festival is a six-month cultural programme starting in March 2022. It will harness the moment of the Commonwealth Games to shine a spotlight on the region’s cultural sector. Audacious, playful, and inclusive, the festival will connect people, time and place in a programme designed to entertain, engage, and embrace audiences, whilst positively disrupting and inspiring lasting change.

The UK / Australia Season 2021 – 22 is supporting 4 landmark cultural events at the Birmingham 2022 Festival running from June to August 2022.

With the aim of engaging 2.5 million people, both in person and online, the Festival is designed to reflect the people of the region, exploring heritage, diversity, and youth.


The UK / Australia Season 2021 – 22  at the Birmingham 2022 Festival

10 June – 29 August 2022 / Ikon Gallery


Bringing together the work of three artists: Yhonnie Scarce, Salote Tawale and Osman Yousefzada.

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30 June – 9 July 2022 / Across Birmingham

Club Até presents In Muva We Trust + Club Muva

Birmingham will be transformed by a colossal projected artwork inspired by Filipino folklore narratives. Don’t miss Club Muva – a community-led, inclusive and intergenerational extravaganza of vibrant pageantry.

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21 July – 8 August 2022/ Solihull, Birmingham, London
Anthem, Anthem Revolution

An intergenerational extravaganza of vibrant pageantry featuring table tennis.

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19 – 27 August 2022 / Birmingham Rep
Counting and Cracking
An epic story of break up and reunion – a tale of two countries: Sri Lanka post-independence and Australia as an immigrant nation.

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