Boldmere Summer Festival
The Boldmere Summer Festival (Commonwealth Games Theme) will take place on Sunday 17th July 2022 from 1pm to 6pm.
If you would like to volunteer for any of our festivals, please visit www.boldmere.org/volunteer
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and British Triathlon / Triathlon England
We are delighted to be welcoming Commonwealth Games 2022 who will be bringing their cut-down version of their roadshow to us including wheelchair basketball. In addition, British Triathlon and Triathlon England will be present offering visitors the opportunity to try out a mini triathlon with turbos, bikes, cones, running and a changeover area. All this will take place on the Harvester Car Park.
- Ferris Wheel in the Harvester car park
- Planes ride
- Cup and saucer ride
- Bungee trampolines
- Galloping horses carousel
Street food includes:
- Project Doughnut
- Lashford hot dogs from The Deli Social
- Bubble Bar including draft IPAs, lagers and ciders and gins, craft spirits, wines, Prosecco, shots and soft drinks
- Thirsty Farmer Cider
- Grill Brazil
- Ice-cream from Cannock Dairies
- German cookies, French macarons and injected cupcakes from Emma’s Kitchen Creations
- Gourmet chocolate brownies from Chocolate Treats
- A range of Caribbean food from Spice it up BBQ
- Frizzante 175r, cocktails and premium lager from Aperitivo
- Chinese noodles and dumplings from Dumpling King
- Waffles and milkshakes from The Shakey Waffle
- Classic Wine Company selling locally produced wine
- Seafood from Le Petit Bois
- Sourdough doughnuts and other treats from Taartie
- Biltong from the Little Sutton Biltong Company
Plus over 50 market stalls, your favourite Boldmere shops, community police and fire brigade (subject to operational requirements).
The schedule for the Main Stage is:
|13:00-13:45||Clive Scott Steel Pan Band|
|14:00 – 14:20||Plantsbrook School – Soundlab-BRUM
Soundlab-BRUM is a creative after school music making session run by The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Soundlab-BRUM works across four schools across the city including Plantsbrook School in Sutton Coldfield, allowing young musicians to create, write and perform their own music as well as collaborating with other young creatives across the city.
|14:35-15:25||Nifeco Costa and Babcock Djazz
Nifeco Costa moved to the UK from Guinea Bissau, west Africa following several years in Portugal performing many events and shows. He moved to the UK and formed Babcock Djazz made of a combination of local musicians with origins from around the globe
|15:40-16:30||Friendly Fire Band – Birmingham’s premier live reggae and dancehall outfit.
Their “It’s a Brum Ting” single as part of the “on Record” album for Birmingham 2022, will be the official soundtrack for the BBC’s coverage of the Commonwealth Games
|17:00-18:00||Brad Henshaw Band (international singer and songwriter)|