West Midlands Mayoral Debates in Birmingham

Here is the list as far as we know.

Wednesday 29 March

Citizens UK West Midlands Mayoral Assembly

6:00 pm

This major ticket only event in Edgbaston will be the largest pre-election Assembly in the run-up to next May. It will not be a public meeting nor a political hustings. It will be hosted by the University of Birmingham in the Great Hall of its Edgbaston Campus on Wednesday 29th of March 2017, at 6pm. Amidst joyful celebrations and powerful stories we are organising up to 1000 citizens from across the West Midlands to be in attendance to hear the candidates make public commitments.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/west-midlands-citizens-mayoral-assembly-2017-tickets-30131646566


Tuesday 4 April

West Midlands metro mayor hustings

Centre for Cities

6-8pm Patrick Centre, Birmingham Hippodrome

Register for your FREE place here: http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/grill-west-midlands-mayor-candidates-12698298



Thursday 6 April

Railfuture Transport forum

18:00-21:00. Event will start 1830. Venue: Council House, Banqueting Suite, Victoria Square.

Confirmed panelists are James Burn (Green Party), Pete Durnell (UKIP), Beverley Nielson (Liberal Democrat), Andy Street (Conservative).

To reserve your place please book (free) at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/keeping-the-west-midlands-moving-tickets-31991197533
You can also submit questions in advance – email them to steve.wright@railfuture.org.uk.


[No Sion Simon]


Friday 7 April

Natural Environment Debate with West Midlands Mayoral Candidates

The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country

18:00 – 20:00 Curzon Building, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, B4 7BD.

To register, please go to the eventbrite page here. 



Wednesday 12 April

West Midlands Combined Universities

6:15pm – 8:30pm

The Parkside Building, BCU City Centre Campus Curzon Street B4 7XG Birmingham United Kingdom (Map and Directions)

On Thursday 4 May the West Midlands will head to the polls to vote for its first Mayor for the West Midlands, but what will this mean for the region? How far will their powers stretch? What is their vision for the future? And do we even need one?



[No Sion Simon]


Tuesday 25 April

Moseley Forum

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Kings Heath Baptist Church, 80, High Street, Kings Heath B14 7JZ,

Moseley Forum, together with Kings Heath Residents Forum, Stirchley Neighbourhood Forum and Brandwood Forum are very pleased to invite you to take part in our Mayoral hustings http://moseleyforum.org.uk/event/mayoral-hustings/


Thursday 27 April

BBC WM Bournville College, Longbridge Lane, B312AJ

[no details available]


Friday 28 April

Mayoral Hustings: Culture and Creative Industries

7.45pm Birmingham Rep Studio.

The Writers’ Union, Equity, BECTU, Equity and Musicians’ Union.

you will need to book ahead to guarantee a seat. Call: 0121 236 4455 or book online.




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