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Birmingham Weekender returns this summer with over 100 free events to enjoy at Bullring & Grand Central, the New Street Station concourse, Birmingham Markets and 1000 Trades Square.

Enjoy an awe-inspiring arts festival featuring a dynamic programme of events by world-class artists from across the West Midlands, plus invited national and international companies. Showcasing exciting new commissions, roaming and pop-up street theatre, family-friendly workshops and vibrant installations, all animating the region’s premier shopping destination.

Highlights include Brum’s Big Splash – a 60 metre slip and slide which will be installed on Central Street. Tickets are free but limited, book now at Bullring & Grand Central website. Slip and sliders will also be in with a chance of winning Bullring & Grand Central gift cards for turning up in the most stylish and outrageous fancy dress. Brum’s Big Splash is open to all aged 12+ and is inspired by Luke Jerram’s Park and Slide, which was installed in Bristol in 2014.

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