In pictures: Artists wow Birmingham city centre visitors at free Bank Holiday festival

Crowds watch circus displays, stilt walkers, choirs and more for Birmingham Weekender 2023 - pictures by Jack Rogers

The free family festival from Bullring & Grand Central and Birmingham Hippodrome has returned to the city centre for August Bank Holiday weekend.

Visitors enjoyed performances from Circus Raj, theatre group Young Advocates, G2Sing and more yesterday - with more events taking place at New Street Station, the Bullring, Hippodrome Square, Edgbaston Street and Chaophraya Square today.

One of the highlights includes a giant swing in Central Street which is open to the public after daring aerial duets from All or Nothing Theatre at 1pm, 2.15pm and 5pm. The festival finishes today - so don’t miss out if you’re looking for something to do. There ‘s some more information in our story here: Birmingham Weekender

Here are 16 photos of some of the highlights from yesterday: