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Peaky Blinders: The Legitimate Festival

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On September 14th and 15th, Birmingham celebrates the television show that has catapulted its history to a global audience. Now, the show’s creator, stars, famous fans and its home city come together to create a spectacular, immersive and ‘legitimate’ event in its honour.

The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival will bring together immersive theatre, live music and fashion inspired by the series, a cinema showing, a museum, food, drink, poetry and more.

With 5 stages of music, live recreations of Peaky Blinders scenes involving 200 actors, fashion shows and mens’ grooming - fans will be living in the show’s world encompassing the Digbeth, Central Birmingham area. Using its historic streets, warehouses and factories and employing lighting, sound, smoke, video mapping and special effects, the post World War 1 era will come to life for an unmissable day.

Artists confirmed across the weekend include Primal Scream, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Anna Calvi, Slaves, Saint Agnes, Marthagunn, Liam Frost, The Pearl Harts, Hotel Lux, JayKae, Nadine Shah, Mike Skinner (DJ Set), a BBC Introducing Stage and a host of excellent music performances, reflecting one of the sharpest soundtracks on television.

Also featuring: The Correspondents, Swingrowers, Electric Swing Circus, Heavybeat Brass Band, Jive Aces, Jim Wynn Swing Band, Baghdaddies, Miss Kiddy and The Cat, Swing Zazou, Thrill Collins & Punch The Sky.

PLUS

Paul Anderson (Arthur Shelby)

Harry Kirton (Finn Shelby)

Packy Lee (Johnny Dogs)

Kate Phillips (Linda Shelby)

Paddy Considine (Father John Hughes)

Cillian Murphy will also bring Tommy Shelby to Digbeth via Broadcast.

For more information visit: www.aegpresents.co.uk/home/peakyblinders

Various Venues, Digbeth

  • Central Birmingham
  • Birmingham
  • B9 4AG