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A celebration of the local, national and international design industry held in Birmingham in June.

BDF 2024 – Process

6th–8th June 2024

Save the date!

BDF returns in June and we’re back to full festival format. There’ll be over 80 speakers and over 40 hours of free talks spread across three days.

Speakers announcements coming soon, tickets on sale late April/early May.

What to expect

Call for entries now open for 2024

If you’ve got a great idea for a talk or workshop at BDF 2024 now’s the time to let us know. We’re taking submissions for talks and workshops across all four districts until 15th March 2024.

Find out more & apply

Visit Birmingham Design Shop

The Jointworks, Albion Street, Birmingham

In 2022 we opened Birmingham Design Shop – our home in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery quarter.

Visit us for design books, mags, stationery, homeware and more. Shipping worldwide.

Shop online

Previous festivals

Step back in time with our festival archive and take a look at highlights from previous years.

‘Forward’ 2018

‘Truth’ 2019

‘Colour’ 2021

‘Freedom’ 2022

‘Imagine’ 2023

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