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Imagine Bamboo Summit

Birmingham 2022 Festival presents a project by Imagineer:

Imagine Bamboo Summit
Friday 1 - Monday 4 July 2022
Sunset Park, Alfred Knight Way, Birmingham B15 2BG

Including A Monday Morning Meeting Like No Other on Monday 4 July

The Imagine Bamboo Summit is a family-friendly outdoor festival in Ladywood’s award-winning Sunset Park.

Join our bamboo weekender, where we create extraordinary structures and shapes, stories and experiment with circus performance – glimpse a bamboo bike and try out a giant bamboo swing!

Be part of an epic international adventure, bringing together artists, craftspeople, growers and communities from the UK, India, Australia, Malta, Ghana and Bali. 

Featuring NoFit State Circus, Atelier One, Ghana Bamboo Bikes, Bamboo U, Rhizome, Cave Urban, digital artist Ling Tan, Arup, Bamboo Bicycle Club and many more. 

The Imagine Bamboo Summit is free and open to everyone. 



What's On

We have a busy programme across the weekend, with drop-in activities as well as timed events, plus a special preview event at STEAMhouse in Digbeth. Click the links to find out what's on:

Wednesday 29 June - Imagine Bamboo Workshop at STEAMhouse. An exploratory bamboo workshop with Rebecca Rubens of Rhizome (India) and Jane Hytch (CEO, Imagineer). Tickets free but should be pre-booked. Find out more.

Friday 1 July - An international welcome

Saturday 2 July - Bamboo builds, circus, talks, makes and more

Sunday 3 July - Bamboo builds, circus, talks, makes and more

Monday 4 July - A Monday Morning Meeting Like No Other, an event hosted by Andy Street (West Midlands Mayor) and Imagineer. Tickets to this cross-sector event are free but should be pre-booked. Find out more.




Sunset Park is 5 minutes walk from Five Ways or 20 minutes walk from New Street. Bring a picnic and make a day of it! Read more in our Visitor Information.



Get involved!

A number of volunteer opportunities are available at the Imagine Bamboo Summit - find out more.