On 4 May 2017, Andy Street was elected to serve an initial three-year term as Mayor, working with council leaders and the chairs of the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) to deliver the West Midlands’ devolution programme. A key part of Andy’s role is to act as an advocate and global ambassador for the West Midlands and to chair the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). Patrick Burns, Political Editor, BBC will interview Andy about his first five months in the job, and what he feels are the essential characteristics of a great city, followed by Q & A session. Profits from the lunch will help raise funds for the Birmingham Big Art Project*.
£45 per person, including arrival drink, 2 course lunch with wine, tea & coffee
*The Birmingham Big Art Project is a registered charity looking to commission a major work of public art for Birmingham City Centre which will put Birmingham and this region on the world stage.