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Yardley Festival Site

MUSIC - WORKSHOPS - SPORT - FUN!

Opening Hours
Wednesday 3 Aug 12PM-8PM 
Thursday 4 Aug 11AM-7PM

Oaklands Recreation Ground, Hobmoor Rd, Birmingham B25 8UB

On 3 & 4 August, Oaklands Recreation Ground will transform into a  celebration of play. Humans have an innate ability to play, whether that be elite sport or games with family and friends. This is an open invitation to the community of Yardley to explore and play together. Get active with our range of classes and activities, rock climbing and skateboarding as we move together. See a different side of Oaklands as part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival, it is time to play. 

Location and Travel Information

Bus Routes: X1, X2, 60, 17, 11C, 11A

Nearest rail service: Stechford Rail Station then 11C bus

Wednesday 3 August 

Main Stage Programme: 

TIME 

MAIN STAGE  

INFO 

12:15 

Aspire Dance: Bollywood dance interactive workshop 

The fun-filled, interactive workshop combines the latest Bollywood moves to energetic Bollywood songs. 

13:15 

Ascension Dance: The Other Side  

“The Other Side”, a physical dance performance that tackles ideas of consumerism. 

13:45 

Ish Murphy 

Ish is an up and coming reggae and soul singer from Birmingham, who has performed for Capital Xtra and BBC WM. 

14:45 

Jordan Lawrence 

Jordan is a young aspiring drummer who has collaborated with many different bands spanning a wide range of genres. 

15:45 

Birmingham Opera Company 

Birmingham Opera Company create ground-breaking work constantly attracts new and ever-changing audiences. Sing along with them as they present some classical and operatic favourites. 

16:30 

KCM: Khawateen Creative Mind 

A female-led Asian community arts organisation using arts & craft workshops to empower women. They will be showcasing the costumes they have created with the community and you’ll have a chance to create your own! 

17:15 

Ascension Dance: The Other Side 

“The Other Side”, a physical dance performance that tackles ideas of consumerism. 

17:30 

Sandra Daniel 

A talented singer/songwriter blending Jazz, Gospel, reggae as well as contemporary sounds.  

18:30 

DJ Auden Allen 

Auden Allen is a DJ and Producer contributing his eccentric style to many genres including Grime, Hip Hop and soulful hybrids.  

 

Workshops and Activities: 

TIME  WORKSHOP

All day  

Mobile Climbing Wall 

All day  

Messy Play with Sajida Asif 

All Day 

Friction Arts: How Were You? & Back Home Exhibition: Friction Arts & Vanley Burke 

All Day

Hula Hoops Workshop 

14:00 -14:45, 15:30 -16:00, 16:30 -17:00, 18:00 – 18:30

Kurly McGeachie Spoken Word Workshops: Kurly is a spoken word poet and Hip Hop artist, specialising in delivering fun literacy activities for children. 

 

Thursday 4 August

Main Stage Programme: 

TIME 

MAIN STAGE  

INFO 

11:15 

JCD Dancevibe

A community performance from JCD Dancevibe- a friendly, fun, welcoming local street dance school providing dance training to children and adults.

 

12:15 

Esoteric 

Esoteric is a live music duo, playing well-loved songs from throughout the decades and genres who make give audiences the chance to be fully involved in the live music experience.

14:15 

Ascension Dance: The Other Side  

“The Other Side”, a physical dance performance that tackles ideas of consumerism. 

13:30 

Liam Price 

A 15 year old singer-songwriter from Solihull, semi-finalist from The Voice Kids 2019, Best Breakthrough Artist for the National Entertainment Awards, 2020.  

16:00 

Birmingham Opera Company 

Birmingham Opera Company create ground-breaking work constantly attracts new and ever-changing audiences. Sing along with them as they present some classical and operatic favourites. 

16:45 

Lekky 

Lekky’s music fuses R&B, Indie and Hip Hop, sharing positive energy through a melodic rap songwriter style. 

 

17:15 

Ascension Dance: The Other Side  

“The Other Side”, a physical dance performance that tackles ideas of consumerism. 

18:15 

Forró Tempo 

Forró Tempo is a Brazilian fusion/folk band, made up of artists from Jamaica, India, Malaysia, Ireland and Smethwick! This band has a beautiful soul and bring joy and happiness wherever they perform. Bring your feet and dance your heart out!

 

Workshops and Activities: 

TIME  WORKSHOP

All day  

Climbing Wall 

All day  

Back Home Exhibition: Friction Arts 

All Day 

Bike Crafts Workshop 

All Day 

Heritage of Play Network 

All Day 

Skateboard Workshops Throughout The Day 

12:15 – 13:00 & 15:45 – 16:00

Pilates: Fitness Pilates is for everyone or every fitness level. The movements are gentle, slow and measured, it is a highly effective session for improving your posture and flexibility and mobility. 

11:00-11:45, 13:15-13:45, 16:00-16:45, 18:00-18:45

Circus Fun Walkabout 

13:45 – 14:15, 14:45 – 15:15, 17:00 – 17:30, 18:00 – 18:30

Strictly Cycling 

13:00-13:30,15:15-15:45 

Ascension Dance: Parkour Workshop 

13:45-14:15,14:30-15:00,17:00-17:30,18:00-18:30 

Singamajig: Music Workshop 

 

 

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