Events Around Birmingham

Today to Thu 23 May, closest first.    

More details - Paperdolls Handmade Market
A CONTEMPORARY HANDMADE MARKETPLACE CAREFULLY CURATED TO BRING YOU A UNIQUE & CREATIVE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE The Paperdolls will be returning to the Custard Factory with their brilliant Summer Market on Saturday 18 May with a fantastic line up of independent makers, designers & artists from all over the UK who will
Gibbs Street, Birmingham
Sat 18 May 19

More details - Short Introductory Talk: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening
A short introductory talk about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as “incurable” by the medical profession.
The Polish Millenium House, Bordesley Street, Birmingham
Sat 27 Apr, Sat 11 May, Sat 1 Jun, Sat 22 Jun

More details - Andrea Gibson: 'Lord Of The Butterflies' Tour
Winner of the first ever Women of the World Poetry Slam in 2008, ANDREA GIBSON remains one of the most captivating performers in the spoken word poetry scene today. Gibson creates a space for each person in the room to feel, and to heal.
The Glee Club 70 Hurst Street Birmingham
Mon 13 May 19

More details - Naked Instinct
A Night of Sensory Seduction.... Internationally acclaimed enchantress Danieal’s sultry tones will entice your senses to surrender and immerse in wave after wave of audiovisual indulgence.
RJJZ JAZZ CAFE, Arch 24, 208 Livery Street, Birmingham
Thu 2 May 19

More details - Birmingham Back to Backs - The Murder of Alice Joiner
There’s been a murder at the Back to Backs, can you help solve the mystery' Enjoy an evening of intrigue and mystery at the atmospheric Back to Backs. Follow the clues and question the suspects to discover the truth about the death of Alice Joiner. Booking Essential. Phone: 03442491895.
Birmingham Back to Backs, 55-63 Hurst Street/50-54 Inge Street, Birmingham,
Fri 3 May 19

More details - Birmingham Back to Backs - Discover Rag Rugging
Learn the art of rag rugging with our craft specialists. Learn the skills needed for this traditional and once again fashionable craft and make a traditional rag rug. Spaces are limited, booking essential. Booking Essential. Phone: 03442491895.
Birmingham Back to Backs, 55-63 Hurst Street/50-54 Inge Street, Birmingham,
Sat 18 May 19

More details - The Compassion Experience
Birmingham city centre will be visited by the Compassion Experience on 27–28 April. This 70-foot mobile trailer, created by Christian child development charity Compassion UK, is a great way for both adults and children to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a developing country.
Victoria Square, Birmingham, West Midlands
Sat 27 Apr 19 and Sun 28 Apr

More details - Extraordinary Women Guided Tour
Join us for a special tour focusing on the extraordinary women who worked for Newman Brothers, their contribution to Birmingham history and industry but also the personal stories of how they ‘made a living out of dying’. The tour will last just over 1 hour.
Newman Brothers at The Coffin Works 13-15 Fleet Street Jewellery Quarter Birmingham
Sat 4 May, Sat 18 May, Sat 1 Jun

More details - Meditate in Birmingham
The purpose of meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. If our mind is peaceful we shall be free from worries and mental discomfort, and so we shall experience true happiness; but if our mind is not peaceful, we shall find it very difficult to be happy, even if we are living in the very best...
Tue 30 Apr, Wed 1 May, Sat 4 May, Sun 5 May, Tue 7 May, Wed 8 May, Sat 11 May, Sun 12 May, Tue 14 May, Wed 15 May, Sat 18 May, Sun 19 May, Tue 21 May, Wed 22 May, Sat 25 May, Sun 26 May, Tue 28 May, Wed 29 May

More details - First Stages - Muckers
Paloma has always mucked about with Pijon. Life is fun and funny and a little bit loopy. Until all of a sudden, Paloma comes face to face with a blinding light named Big Luce. Paloma doesn’t understand what she’s done wrong but Big Luce just won’t leave her be.
Birmingham Repertory Theatre Centenary Square Broad St Birmingham
Fri 10 May 19 and Sat 11 May

More details - Zigzag Ensemble
Zigzag Ensemble is an exciting creative ensemble for young people aged 12-18, who play a musical instrument, led by composer & bass player Ben Markland alongside BCMG musicians. In the workshops participants create music from scratch inspired by music featured in upcoming BCMG concerts.
CBSO Centre CBSO Centre Berkley Street Birmingham
Sat 18 May 19

More details - Music Maze
Music Maze is a series of fun, creative, participatory workshops for children aged 8–11. Most workshops are linked to performances by BCMG. Children do not need to play a musical instrument to take part. Children can also work towards their Arts Award Explore as part of Music Maze.
CBSO Centre CBSO Centre Berkley Street Birmingham
Sun 19 May 19

More details - RITZY
Welcome to the Launch of Student Open Mic Night - RITZY RJJZ is the perfect sanctuary for upcoming unsigned performers. RITZY is a night of inspiration, collaboration and elite entertainment. Your host for the evening will be Danieal Sign up for slots start at 7.
RJJZ Jazz Café Bar, Arch 24, 208 Livery Street, Birmingham
Wed 8 May 19

More details - Harlem Globetrotters
Harlem Globetrotters. Artists performing: Harlem Globetrotters.: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Thu 2 May 19

More details - Sparkling Afternoon Tea for Parkinson's UK
Join us for a selection of delicious treats, a glass of bubbly and live entertainment with an Afternoon Tea at the stunning Sky Loft, Park Regis Hotel, Birmingham on Sunday 19th May - all to raise money for Parkinson’s UK.
Park Regis Hotel, 160 Broad St, Birmingham
Sun 19 May 19

More details - Tales and Ales at The Prince of Wales
Come along to our friendly story session where you can can sit in a snug room and listn to a tale or two. Or if you are inclined why not tell us a story yourself.
Prince of Wales, Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham
Wed 1 May, Wed 5 Jun

More details - Traditional Song Session
Traditional music sessions take place in pubs all over the city but traditional singing is also alive and well. Here’s a chance to sing and listen to traditional songs in a friendly and informal environment.
Prince of Wales Pub, Alcester Rd, Moseley, Birmingham
Thu 2 May, Thu 6 Jun

More details - Political Song Session
Bring your songs, raise your voices, let the songs be heard, whether they were written yesterday or hundreds of years ago, let us learn from them and take heart from them.
Prince of Wales, Alcester Road, Birmingham
Wed 8 May, Wed 12 Jun

More details - Scandi music session
Another chance to meet up and play a few Swedish and other Scandinavian tunes in a congenial venue. All musicians welcome - more info and links to tunes via the ScandiBrum facebook page
Prince of Wales Pub, Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham
Sun 12 May 19

More details - Traditional Music Session
Enjoy listening to English, Scottish & Irish folk music and song. ENTRANCE FREE
Prince of Wales, Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham
Sun 19 May, Sun 16 Jun

More details - The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by author/illustrator Eric Carle has delighted generations of readers since it was first published in 1969 selling more than 43 million copies worldwide.
Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) Cannon Hill Park Queen’s Ride Birmingham
Thu 2 May 19 to Sat 4 May

More details - Moseley Village Band
The band meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month to make music together and explore the style and repertoire of the English Village music tradition. All musicians welcome.
St Columba’s Church Hall, Alcester Road, Birmingham
Today, Thu 9 May, Thu 23 May, Thu 13 Jun

More details - Cancer Research UK Birmingham Race for Life
This year, for the first time, Cancer Research UK is inviting everyone in the area – women, men and children - to join the Race for Life. We are urging mums, dads, nans, grandpas, brothers, sisters, friends and workmates to show their support by joining the Race for Life.
Cannon Hill Park, Russell Rd, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Sun 19 May 19

More details - Nuns and Roses
Papagena is an all-female vocal ensemble whose members have worked with the UK’s leading ensembles including The Sixteen and Tenebrae.
St Mary’s Church, Moseley
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Cats Whiskers - Open Garden for NGS
A plantsman’s garden developed over the last 38 years but which has kept its 1923 landscape. The front garden whilst not particularly large is full of interesting trees and shrubs; the rear garden is on 3 levels with steps leading to a small terrace and further steps to the main space.
Cats Whiskers, Birmingham
Sun 5 May 19

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