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The Migrant Festival

30 May — 2 June 2019

For the final four days of Hew Locke’s exhibition, The Migrant Festival returns to celebrate our diverse roots, welcoming new arrivals to the city. This year’s  programme includes designer Osman Yousefzada’s fashion parade, a performance by Syrian Ood Player, Rihab Azar from Celebrating Sanctuary and a tour of the Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) exhibition Handsworth Self Portrait: 40 Years On (23 March – 2 June).

Download The Migrant Festival guide here. 

The Migrant Festival is supported by Arts Council England, Michael Marsh Charitable Trust and The Saintbury Trust.