Saturday 6th September sees a host of the city’s top street art, street food and street wear fraternities transform Digbeth into a melting pot of creative revelry:
City Of Colours
To kick things off, City Of Colours festival will be transforming Digbeth into one of the UK’s largest outdoor art galleries with an exciting new addition to Birmingham’s calendar of cultural events.
The event, being led by the team at Street Art Birmingham, involves a partnership of over 20 organisations including THE BENCH 504, The Custard Factory, GraffitiArtist.com, The Rainbow Venues, Alfie Birds, Under The Counter, Seedy Sonics, The Roots Yard, Brum Town Presents and many more!
Over 100 artists from across the UK and wider will transform this part of the city, including the likes of Inkie, Phlegm, GENT 48, Title, Alex Senna, Jimmy C, Chu, Lisk Bot, Hoakser, Tempo 33, Newso, Lovepusher, Lucy McLauchlan and many many more…
A celebration of urban art forms, alongside the live painting, will be 5 music stages with Live music, dj’s, b-boy battles, beat boxers, Street Food (Digbeth Dining Club), live illustration battles, market hall, affordable art sale, installations, cinema screenings (PROVIDE x City of Colours: Style Wars), spoken word performances & other innovative and engaging visual art forms. Aimed at all ages, graffiti, dance and music workshops will also be happening throughout festival.
For more information see:
www.cityofcolours.co.uk / www.facebook.com/cityofcolours /
https://twitter.com/streetartbrum / #cityofcolours
Sneaks & Peaks
Edition 5 of Sneaks&peaks, the UK’s largest inner-city lifestyle festival also takes place on Saturday 6th September. Back once again bringing you the hardest to find kicks, leading fashion brands, street art and graffiti and a host of street food vendors.
The outdoor area will be transformed by Cubanisto Rum who will be hosting the outdoor bar as well as the outdoor stage, and will be offering you the chance to experience their brand new rum flavoured beer.
Performing on the day will be some of Birmingham’s best DJs alongside renowned festival favourites Troumaca with local talent The Oddysse, Kouben, OG HORSE and more in support.
Birmingham’s best city centre independent menswear shop – Liquor Store will be presenting Palace A/W 14.
Traders include: Dark Circle, Huarache- central, Projekt21, Note Apparel, Zoot’s Sign Shop, Sneeky Fox Apparel and more…
For more information & tickets see: www.facebook.com/Sneaksandpeaks / www.instagram.com/sneakspeaks