Family Day
Date and time
08 Jun 2024 (11:00am - 4:00pm)

City Centre Campus

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Join us for a free family day with lots of creative and inspiring activities to enjoy together. 

Inspired Family Day is an annual event open to all, with this year’s theme focusing on community. 

Visitors will have the opportunity to get involved in a range of activities organised by staff and academics, including testing their storytelling skills in a storyboard workshop, trying their hand at hosting a podcast,and creating their very own pendant or keyring in workshops led by the University’s renowned School of Jewellery. 

Youngsters will also be able to learn about 3D printing with BCU’s engineers, get to grips with the fundamentals of making a simple game, and be transported around the world via a green screen used by media students at the University. 

Visitors will also get the chance to see inside a training ambulance used by staff and students at the University’s Faculty of Health, Education, and Life Sciences. 

Families with young children can enjoy face painting and a sensory play area – as well as a performance of ‘Hansel and Gretel’ at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. 

With dozens of activities on offer, there’s something to suit all ages! 

The event, which last year saw over 1,800 visitors attend, will give young people the chance to speak to academics at the University to learn about the range of subjects on offer and potential future careers in creative arts industries. 

Inspired Family Day kicks off BCU’s annual ‘Inspired Festival’, which showcases the talent and creativity of its Arts, Design, and Media students. 

Visitors will be among the first to see this year’s student creations – including exhibitions in photography, fashion, product design, art, architecture, English and music.

Activities may be subject to change and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Some activities will require booking upon arrival.  

Food and drink will be available, however, it is not included with your free ticket – charges will apply.