Boldmere Summer Festival

The Boldmere Summer Festival (Commonwealth Games Theme) will take place on Sunday 17th July 2022 from 1pm to 6pm. 

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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.

Triathlon England               



Funfair includes:

  • Ferris Wheel in the Harvester car park
  • Planes ride
  • Cup and saucer ride
  • Bungee trampolines
  • Roundabout
  • Hook-a-Duck
  • Galloping horses carousel


Street food includes:

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)
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