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Birmingham Settlement Neighbourhood Futures Festival: Thursday 27 June – Sunday 30 June 2024

A four-day festival embracing nature, right in the heart of Birmingham!

Thought-provoking activity, conversation, action, art and performance focused on community wellbeing and climate change, exploring how we can combat global issues within our own neighbourhoods. 

Our Festival Partners

It takes a village! The Neighbourhood Futures Festival is delivered with the University of Birmingham Centre for Urban Wellbeing, The Birmingham & Black Country Wildlife Trust and in partnership with local Councillors, artists, educators, wellbeing providers and many more.

We are always keen to collaborate – if you are a local group, activist, artist or performer, we would love to hear from you! 


Arts & Performances

Live music and participatory theatre, immersive site walkabouts, storytelling & creative workshops for all.


Workshops & Talks

Four-days of insight on climate action, re-imagining urban spaces, mental health & nature, climate justice. 


Hands-on learning, practical action & workshops, wellbeing sessions, crafts, play, family fun & much more!

Birmingham Settlement Nature & Wellbeing Centre, Edgbaston Reservoir, 79 Selwyn Road, Ladywood, Birmingham, B16 0SL

Save the date! Thursday 27th June – Sunday 30th June 2024

Community Fun Days- Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June

Our 2024 festival concludes with two family-friendly days to celebrate and enjoy our local neighbourhood, with themes of connecting with nature and maximising wellbeing and happiness!

Expect more insightful workshops, nature-based play for all ages, accessible music and performance as well as arts and crafts, inclusive sports and fun and games on the festival field. 

Want to Volunteer?

Are you interested in climate change, environment, wellbeing, or urban development? Volunteering is a great opportunity to build confidence, make new friends and create positive impact. There are opportunities beyond the festival to support the work of Birmingham Settlement through volunteering, student placements, and work experience. To register your interest in volunteering email