Over the 6th September, Digbeth will be transformed into one of the UK's largest outdoor art gallery with an exciting new addition to Birmingham’s calendar of cultural events - The City of Colours Festival.
The event, being led by the team at Street Art Birmingham, involves a partnership of over 20 expert organisations including THE BENCH 504, The Custard Factory, Boxxed, GraffitiArtist.com, The Rainbow Venues, Under The Counter, Seedy Sonics, The Roots Yard, Break Thru and EATGOOD Records and many more!!
Over 100 artists from across the UK and wider will transform this part of the city, using empty walls as their canvas, including the likes of Broken Fingaz, Aryz and Phlegm.
A celebration of urban art forms, the streets will be turned into a sea of colour and alongside the live painting, will be break dancing, DJs, live illustration battles, beat box battles, cinema screenings & other innovative and engaging visual art forms.Aimed at all ages, graffiti, dance and music workshops will be happening throughout festival - everyone will have the chance to get involved.
The event will reflect the vibrancy of its people and its places and the team hope to bring different communities from across the city together as one.
For more information about the City of Colours festival check out www.streetartbirmingham.co.uk