A free concert was held to celebrate the life of Andy Hamilton at Symphony Hall. The jazz musician moved to Birmingham in 1949 from Jamaica and was a regular performer at the venue.
The event was compered by Dr Carl Chinn and featured tributes from a number of Birmingham's most notable figures.
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Generally cloudy with fairly persistent rain through this evening.
A cloudy evening, with sporadic outbreaks of rain or drizzle. These will ease away overnight, with a few clear spells around dawn.
The House of Commons Petitions Committee has said they will keep an eye on the petition and are concerned about fraudulent signatures.