Bank holiday activities for the West Midlands

Eid Mela, Cannon Hill Park, Sunday 25th August

Cannon Hill Park will host sounds of international and UK Asian artists as thousands celebrate Birmingham's Eid Mela. The free family event, which marks the end of fasting during Ramadan, celebrates the diversity of the Muslim community in Birmingham through its music, food and sport.

This year's event includes more than five hours of live music and entertainment from international artists. Alongside the concert, there will also be traditional kabbadi championships, street chance cricket and a market place with Asian clothes, jewellery, crafts and food.

Birmingham's International Food Fair this year Credit: ITV News Central

Birmingham's International Food Fair, Victoria Square

The International Fair hosts more than 120 stalls of food from around the world as well as the best of local food and drink.

A 'summer sister' to the Frankfurt Christmas Market, the Food Fair aims to celebrate the diversity of our local and regional produce.

Nature centres are a great place to visit for the day Credit: David Jones/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Sandwell Show 2013, Sunday 25th and Monday 26th August

Music festival Judgestock will be held in Sandwell Valley this weekend, with dozens of bands across three different genre stages. For the first time, the three-day family event will be part of the annual Sandwell Show with headline acts including Blue, Lemar and The Twang.

The event is in memory of Simon Turton from West Bromwich, who died of cancer aged 36. All profits will be split between the cancer charity Macmillan and the Mayor of Sandwell's charities - The Birmingham Midlands Eye Centre and Better Understanding for Dementia in Sandwell (BUDS).

Birmingham Nature Centre, open any day

The Birmingham Nature Centre homes a wide range of animals including meerkats, lemurs and otters. The centre also has a wide collection of endangered reptiles and runs international breeding programmes for them.

Summer in Southside

A festival of free performances in and around the Southside district over Saturday and Sunday. One of the performances is the extraordinary Iron Man, a 20ft fully animated robot puppet.