Talented young people from across Wolverhampton will celebrate the city's rich diversity at a special event shortly.

The annual Schools Diversity Celebration will take place at the Civic Hall on Thursday 23 October, 2014, with hundreds of pupils from 21 schools set to take to the stage and give performances in dance, drama and music.

The celebration, entitled Our City, Our Children, Our Voice, will showcase the range of cultures, languages, traditions and faiths found in Wolverhampton.

Councillor Phil Page, Wolverhampton City Council's Cabinet Member for Schools, Skills and Learning, said: "This wonderful annual event really demonstrates how diverse and multi cultural our city is.

"All the children and young people that are taking part have been working hard on their acts, and I'm really looking forward to the performances."

Taking part will be pupils from Penn Hall, Trinity C of E Primary, Bilston C of E Primary, The Giffard Catholic Primary, Tettenhall Wood, Corpus Christi Catholic Primary, Green Park, Lanesfield Primary, Northwood Park Primary, Merridale Primary, East Park Primary, Parkfield Primary, St Jude's C of E Primary, Uplands Junior, Goldthorn Park Primary, Loxdale Primary, St Teresa's Catholic Primary, Wodensfield Primary, Elston Hall Primary, Wednesfield High and the King's C of E School.

There will also be a performance by the Wolverhampton Music School Community Brass Band. The Mayor of Wolverhampton Councillor Mike Heap will be among the audience, alongside family and teachers.

The event is being supported by the Inspire Local Education Partnership Community Fund.

Please note that this event is by invitation only.

  • released: Thursday 9 October, 2014