16 August 2018 Eastside Park, Birmingham

This Summer, Birmingham City University is bringing you BCU Fest, a one-day celebration of university life, music and the city we love! If you've applied to study here, you're invited to celebrate A Level results day with us for free, alongside your friends and current students.

Line up

We're bringing you some of the UK's hottest music acts from 10am to 4pm - a perfect way to reward your hard work with your friends before starting university.


Superstar singer-songwriter RAYE will perform her hits ahead of her first UK headline tour.

Lotto Boyzz

Birmingham duo Lotto Boyzz will play their biggest tracks for this homecoming gig.

Roman Kemp

Capital FM star presenter Roman Kemp brings his live DJ set showcasing the UK's hottest hits.

How to get your tickets

If you're an applicant or current student, you've been given the chance to book a free ticket and bring two friends for £5 each. Eligible students will have received an email containing a unique code enabling you to claim your free ticket at checkout. Find out more in our terms and conditions.

What's on

Did someone say free food? Yes that's right! As well as our main acts there will free grub to get stuck into and plenty more performances to enjoy.

Free food

Complimentary food will be provided by some of Birmingham's best independent street food traders. There'll also be a licensed bar.

Student performances

The festival will also showcase world-class musicians studying at Birmingham City University’s Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Chill out tent

Join us in our tent - the perfect place to relax with your friends and a chance to make new ones ahead of BCU's Big Welcome in September.