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Be a part of the festival in 2024

BDF 2024
6th–8th June 2024

The full BDF festival returns in 2024 and there are lots opportunities to get involved.


Speaking & workshops


Applications open in 2024.

Who can volunteer?

If you’re over 18 and have an interest in supporting the festival and creative events in Birmingham then volunteering is definitely for you.

We see volunteering as a great opportunity for students but equally this gig is for anyone who wants to be involved and has a good work ethic.

Call for entries

Now open until 15th March 2024

Speaking at BDF 2024

We typically invite around 75% of our speakers for BDF, with the other quarter of speakers coming from a call for entries. Our call for entries is now open for applicants.

Find out more & apply 

Hosting a workshop

Much like speaking at BDF, workshop hosts are typically invited or submit an application via the call for entries. Our call for entries is now open.

Find out more & apply

Exhibitions & installations

We’d love to talk about bringing more exhibitions and installations into the programme.

Get in touch if you have an idea or a finished exhibition that can be delivered at BDF 2024 and we can get the conversations going.

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