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Update August 29th 2012
The full programme for Artsfest is now available on their homepage: www.artsfest.org.uk

Birmingham is once again host to the UK's biggest free arts festival Artsfest between 7-9th September 2012. As always, Artsfest will be showcasing local, national and international talent ranging through dance to photography, poetry to handicrafts and everything in between!

Artsfest 2012
Photo courtesy of www.artsfest.org.uk
Venues all over the city will be hosting workshops and performances that everyone is welcome to attend, and a variety of stalls pop up on New Street and Broad Street selling quirky handmade products including jewellery, clothes and home-ware, as well as art and music.



There are loads of opportunities to get involved - visit the Be Active Zone located in Centenary Square between 11.30 and 19.00 on Saturday 8th September or 11.30 and 18.00 on Sunday 9th September for a chance to participate in a workshop or demonstration.

Chamberlain Square is home to the pARTicipate marquees (open between 11.00 and 18.00 on both days) where free arts and crafts workshops are available for the public to try. If you see something you're dying to know more about, visit the *Ask It stand on New Street.You never know, you might even find yourself a new hobby!
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Why? Artsfest will be showcasing local, national and international talent ranging through dance to photography, poetry to handicrafts and everything in between!
When: 7th 9th September 2012.
Where: Birmingham City Centre
Cost: Free
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