For families

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Birmingham Stories is a community driven campaign with plenty of ways for families and young people to get involved.

Explore our resources to inspire your own family to share stories, and keep an eye out for events coming soon to the city.

Things to do

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    My Birmingham Story

    Hear the stories of famous faces from across the city!
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    Join your local library

    Join your local library and explore a rich world of stories for free.
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    National Shakespeare Day

    We've partnered with Theatre(ish) and University of Birmingham to ask your thoughts on Shakespeare.
    Learn more
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    Join our virtual poetry club!

    Check back each month for prompts and prizes
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    World Book Day

    Take part in competitions, events and more!
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Things to download

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    Wellbeing, reading and writing resources

    Tips for parents on how to use reading and writing to improve wellbeing at all ages.
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    Recommended books for children aged five to 13+

    Support your child to find the books they love with these recommended reads.
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    Fake news and critical literacy resources

    Tips for parents and young people on how to read critically and spot fake news.
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