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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Mainly fine and dry at first before showers develop through the morning, these becoming locally heavy through the afternoon.
Today will be day of sunshine and scattered showers, with the showers possibly turning heavy in places.