Event Information

12noon - 5.30pm | FREE

A free family event with live music, workshops (drumming, arts and crafts) face painting, stalls and activities. Performances from:

  • Afromanding 
  • Cessie Djamba (Khalifa Conte - Master Drummer from Senegal, Nicky Reed - Tewahedo, Ian Parmel - ACE Dance & Music, Mark Robertson (Birmingham Afro-Bloc)
  • Hassan Salih Nour
  • Germa Adan
  • Afro Mio
  • Daholl Kurdish Band
  • Nifeco Costa & Babock Djazz
  • The Redeemed

We will also be joined by young people from The Bosnian Dance Group, The Congolese Youth Music Group and MMM (Multi-Cultural Music Making) Group.


  • 12.35pm - 1.05pm -  Drumming with Mark Robertson (drop-in)
  • 12noon - 3pm - Kite-Making with Fahim Zazai (drop-in)
  • 12.35pm - Salsa Dance with Thomas Oflaherty (booking on the day)
  • 2-4pm - ARTconnects with Salma Zulfiqar (booking required)

Celebrating Sanctuary in partnership with MAC, supported by National Lottery through ACE, BCC SVPRS and The John Feeney Charitable Trust.