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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 now closed.

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.

Applications for 2024 are now closed

Call for entries

Now closed

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 closed, but you can find out more about speaking at BDF using the link below.

Speaking at BDF 

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 closed, but you can find out more about hosting a workshop at BDF using the link below.

Hosting a workshop at BDF

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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