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Join us, Sunday 30 July in Centenary Square for EveryBody Dancing. Celebrating our dancing city with FREE outdoor performances from Birmingham and the region’s artists and communities.

We have also commissioned Poet Laureates Casey Bailey and Iona Mandal to accompany and celebrate the diverse dance community of Birmingham through their words. You will have the opportunity to listen and enjoy the work of these two poets at different moments throughout the day intertwined between the performances.

Casey Bailey has been the Poet Laureate 21- 22 and Iona Mandal is the Young Poet Laureate 23-24. 

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Visit the Festival 23 Website for the full 10-day programme

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With thanks to our partners at Dance Leaders Group (DLG) and funders, United by 2022, West Midlands Combined Authority and Esmeé Fairbairn Foundation.