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BDF Conference: 5th & 6th June, 2020

Thinking of joining us for BDF 2020? Things are a little different this year, which is very exciting!

The format


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The format

2020 sees BDF return for a third year. We’re switching things up for our hat-trick year with an exciting new format for the Festival.

Our programme of events will run over two days Friday 5th and Saturday 6th June and will see a curated series of events around the theme of ‘Colour’.

Day One


A day of grafting, crafting and learning held at Birmingham City University and around Digbeth.

Day two


Join us in the stunning Royal Birmingham Conservatoire for a day long schedule of talks from an unmissable line-up of designers.


Tickets go on sale in early 2020, but we are delighted to give you a breakdown of the prices.

Two day pass

Students £70, Adults £110

Access to the conference across both days with early access to workshop registration.

Just the conference

Students £50, Adults £70

Only fancy the talks? This is for you.

Workshops will also be bookable individually if available. Prices to be confirmed.

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