Summer in the Square
In April 2021, Victoria Square was transformed into a new space, allowing visitors and those working in the city to enjoy their favourite bars and restaurants outdoors. Colmore BID partnered with Retail BID and Birmingham City Council to establish a new outdoor seating space in an attempt to support the city’s struggling leisure and hospitality industry.
The space features socially distanced seating for 120 people, a band stand for live music and entertainment as well as four beach huts with vendors from across the District selling a range of food and drink. The space is free for anyone to use and is open 24/7.
Summer in the Square compliments the closure of segments of Waterloo Street and Colmore Row, a scheme managed by Birmingham City Council to support nearby leisure and hospitality businesses.
The scheme will continue throughout the summer of 2021.