Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Kiss Me, Kate
Kiss Me, Kate is a musical written by Samuel and Bella Spewack, with Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter. Cole Porter’s most successful show, it was first produced on Broadway in 1949, and awarded a Tony for Best Musical.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Showaddywaddy
SHOWADDYWADDY have long been established as Europe’s most successful ever exponents of retro-inspired rock & roll. The record simply speaks for itself! 23 Top 40 hit singles, including 10 Top 5 hits “Under The Moon of Love,” “When,” “You Got What It Takes,” “3 Steps To Heaven,” “Hey Rock & Roll” and many more.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Fri 4 May

More details - Sutton Coldfield Choral Society Presents "Choral Classics II"
Following the hugely popular Choral Classics I, this concert will feature a varied programme of great choral favourites taken from opera and sacred choral works. Something for everyone to enjoy.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Sun 13 May

More details - 70's/80's Soul Train
DJ Ric Simon plays 70’s & 80’s soul grooves, funk, Philly, Motown, Northern, Crossover, disco etc. (DJ supplied by Centre-tainments; 07818 455167)
Tamworth Sports Bar, 32 Victoria Rd., Tamworth
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Hurley Village Hall (Live & Local)

More details - Birmingham 1st Friday Salsa Party
Uksalsafeet are extremely excited to present our 1st Friday of the Month Salsa Party at Oscott Social Club, 239 Witton Lodge Road Erdington. Uksalsafeet would like you come along and experience our warm friendly atmosphere at our parties.
Oscott Social Club
Fri 4 May, Fri 1 Jun

Statfold Barn Railway - "The Giant Miniature Weekend" More details - Statfold Barn Railway - "The Giant Miniature Weekend"
Join us at the award winning Statfold Barn Railway for a steam-filled family day out! Enjoy the sights and sounds of steam in miniature, ride on the steam trains of the Statfold Barn Railway, see working demonstrations, steam models, trade stands and much more.
Statfold Barn Railway, Ashby Road, Tamworth
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May
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More details - WKU British Open Championship 2018
Join us everyone for the exciting 2018 edition of the WKU British Open Championship in Solihill. Points fighting! Light contact! Traditional karate! Ring kickboxing! K1! SPECTATORS ALWAYS WELCOME Contenders can register online at www.thebritishopen.
North Solihull Sport centre Chelmsley Rd, Solihull, Birmingham
Sun 6 May

More details - Zippo's Circus 2018 'Legacy'
For the 250th anniversary of the first circus back in 1768, Zippos Circus 2018 presents ‘LEGACY’, a homage to circus’s English originator, equestrian Philip Astley.
The Circus Site, Stechford Lane, BIRMINGHAM
Today to Tue 24 Apr

More details - Avenue Q
The rudest puppets in showbiz are headed for Lichfield as musical comedy hit Avenue Q comes to the Garrick, courtesy Lichfield Operatic Society. Winner of the Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, this ‘part flesh, part felt’ musical is set in New York City.
Lichfield Garrick, Castle Duke, Lichfield
Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Circus Funtasia returns to Aldridge!
Spectacular fire-breathing stunts, thrill-seeking acrobats, death-defying motorbike riders, powerful hand-balancing, and much more awaits you at Circus Funtasia!
Anchor Meadow, Middlemoor Lane, Aldridge
Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Packington Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Packington is the setting for an elegant Capability Brown landscape. Designed from 1750 in 100 acres of parkland which sweeps down to a lake incl 1762 Japanese bridge.
Packington Hall, nr Coventry
Sun 6 May

More details - Zippos Circus
Zippos Circus presents an all-new circus spectacular for 2018, the year of the 250th anniversary of the creation of the modern Circus on a patch of ground in south London. Now, as in 1768, the highlight of the show is the demonstration of the most outstanding horsemanship, by the fearless Khadikov Cossack Riders.
Oaklands Recreation Ground A4040 Church Road Yardley
Today to Tue 24 Apr

More details - The Academic
The Academic plus special guests. Artists performing: The Academic.: Tickets avaiable.
Mama Roux's, Birmingham
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Psychic mediumship development online
Welcome to Universal Energies Development Group Why - Join in a group for development. This group is a private safe area to learn about your spiritual path, of which there are many different ways to go.
online continuous group
Mon 7 May

More details - Spring Walk
Celebrate the change in seasons at RSPB Sandwell Valley throughout the year! Join us for a series of guided walks around the reserve as we look for the different signs of wildlife, colours and nature each season brings.
RSPB Sandwell Valley, 20 Tanhouse Avenue, Birmingham
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Sandwell Swans - Wildlife Explorers
Wildlife Explorers is the junior section of the RSPB for children aged between 8 and 12 years old. Here at Sandwell Swans our aim is to enthuse and engage children with nature by having fun learning about wildlife and the natural world through a mixture of outdoor activities, games, stories and crafts.
RSPB Sandwell Valley, 20 Tanhouse Avenue, Birmingham
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Dawn Chorus Walks
First thing in the morning the reserve is alive with the sound of returning warblers, and yes it’s early but it’s well worth it if only to see which of our feathered friends wakes you up before your alarm clock!
RSPB Sandwell Valley, 20 Tanhouse Avenue, Birmingham
Sat 5 May, Mon 7 May

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 21 Apr, Sat 12 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - National Glass Fair
Leading original specialist fair with up to 80 exhibitors selling fine antique and collectable glass including contemporary artists showing their own work.
National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull
Sun 6 May

More details - Hilary Paynter Wood Engravings
Solo exhibition of wood engravings by Hilary Paynter New large-scale wood engraving, collages, and significant prints from a lifetime’s work by Hilary Paynter, Past President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and Honorary RBSA Member.
RBSA Gallery 4 Brook Street St. Paul’s Birmingham
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Candidates 2018
The RBSA continues to encourage new artists to join the Society, with this annual exhibition featuring the work of those seeking election to become Associates or Members. See the future of the Society in the making!
RBSA Gallery, 4 Brook Street St. Paul’s Birmingham
Mon 23 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Prize 2018
The RBSA stages an annual ‘Prize’ exhibition as part of its charitable work to support artists, providing an opportunity for a wide variety of artists to show their artwork and be rewarded for their talents. The majority of artworks on display will be for sale.
RBSA Gallery, 4 Brook Street, Birmingham
Thu 10 May to Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Witching Hour
As part of BrumYODO: A Matter of Life and Death Festival 2018, Don’t Go Into The Cellar will be back at The Coffin Works!
Newman Brothers at The Coffin Works
Fri 11 May

More details - Museums at Night - Candlelit tour with Prosecco
Spend an evening at the Coffin Works as part of Museums at Night! Join us for a glass of prosecco and exclusive screening of documentary films highlighting new areas of collections research. You will also experience an atmospheric candlelit tour of the museum.
Newman Brothers at The Coffin Works
Thu 17 May

More details - Memory Lane Café April
Our monthly reminiscence café. Each themed session is designed for people living with dementia, their carers, friends and family. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - LIMITED PLACES
The National Memorial Arboretum. The Remembrance Centre Restaurant

More details - A Spotlight On: The Importance of the mosquito and its crew
This talk will cover the history and importance of the Mosquito to UK aviation heritage, and the project to restore this aircraft for the UK people. It will also cover progress of the fundraising and technical details of the restoration of Mosquito RL249.
The National Memorial Arboretum. The Millenium Chapel
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at The National Memorial Arboretum on Saturday 12th May 2018
FREE ENTRY to this Plant Fair featuring many highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, shrubs, trees, rare species, old heritage varieties and specialities to delight plant lovers of every level of experience and the nurseries will be more than happy to give you the benefit of their
National Memorial Arboretum Croxall Road Alrewas Staffordshire
Sat 12 May

More details - learning disabilities nightclub event
Nightclub event for people with learning disabilities or learning difficulties, a great place for you to come and experience a nightclub within a safe environment. also a great place for you to meet new friends.
Religion 42-46 Bridge Street Walsall
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 30 May

More details - Birmingham Back to Backs - Discover Rag Rugging
Join our craft experts this spring and discover the traditional craft of rag rugging. Take some time this spring and discover a new skill of rag rugging. Perfect for beginners, our craft specialists will show you this timeless craft. All tools and materials provided. Booking Essential. Phone: 0121 622 2442.
Birmingham Back to Backs, 55-63 Hurst Street/50-54 Inge Street, Birmingham,
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Light in the Lens photography exhibition
As photographers we use light in our pictures to bring out the character in portraits, the grain and texture in surfaces, and to concentrate our gaze within the frame. We pick a particular moment in time to grasp the ever-changing light and capture a unique visual record.
B1, 50 Summer Hill Road, Birmingham
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Speed Dating in Birmingham
Speed Dating in Birmingham How speed dating in Birmingham works By simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Birmingham event, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts.
Slug and Lettuce, Brindley Place, Water’s Edge
Wed 25 Apr

More details - PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training in Manchester, UK | iCert Global
iCert Global is conducting 4 days PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training Course in Manchester, UK on March 18-19 and 28-26, 2017.
2 Brunswick Square, Birmingham
Tue 24 Apr to Fri 27 Apr

More details - Lichfield Folk Dance Club    Spring Dance
Brian Stanton with Deo Volente English country, American Contra, Square, Playford Coffee/Tea/Biscuits in the interval Details:-Ken Whinray
Whittington Village Hall,Whittington, Near Lichfield
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Mum2mum Market- Solihull, Nearly New sale
We offer Sellers the chance to de clutter and make some money from outgrown baby and childrens items and the chance for Buyers to grab some amazing bargains. To book a table please go to our website page:
Renewal Family Centre, Vulcan Road, Solihull
Sat 12 May

More details - Hall Green Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A group of diverse suburban gardens. 42 Boden Rd: Large restful garden, mature trees, cottage borders, seating areas and small vegetable area. 16 Burnaston Rd: Quirky garden with children’s quiz. 37 Burnaston Rd: Tranquil garden, curving borders, perennials, shade areas, soft fruit and vegetables.
Hall Green Gardens, Birmingham
Sun 6 May, Sun 1 Jul

More details - 45 Trafalgar Road - Open Garden for NGS
Mature grape arbour looks down onto the lawn and two very different mature herbaceous borders, one north-facing and one south. Unusual curved hedge adds perspective inviting exploration of the beautiful pond and bog garden that lie beyond.
45 Trafalgar Road, Birmingham
Sun 13 May

More details - CADS Theatre Club presents Salt of the Earth by John Godber
CADS Theatre Club presents, by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH.LTD,the award-winning Salt of the Earth by John Godber.
Gayton Road Theatre, Gayton Road Community Centre, Gayton Road, West Bromwich
Wed 2 May to Sat 5 May

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 2 May

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 3 May

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 9 May

More details - The Edgbaston Stadium Antiques & Collectors Fair
The Edgbaston Stadium Antiques & Collectors Fair Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road B5 7QU. Shepherd & Williams are very proud to present the Edgbaston Stadium Antiques & Collectors Fair.
Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 27 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
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 10 May

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Birmingham
Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with Psychic / Mediumship Evenings.
MAC Birmingham Cannon Hill Park Birmingham
Fri 11 May

The Chocolate 5k Run More details - The Chocolate 5k Run
The Chocolate 5k Run is Birmingham’s tastiest event, a challenge with a difference. Runners will approach chocolate stations along the 5k course offering a variety of branded chocolate treats.
Cannon Hill Park, Russell Road, Moseley, Birmingham
Sat 28 Apr
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More details - Birmingham Botanical Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Extensive botanical garden set in a green urban environment with a comprehensive collection of plants from throughout the world growing in the glasshouses and outside.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Edgbaston
Wed 9 May

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 13 May

More details - Keir
Keir. Artists performing: Keir.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cuban Embassy, Birmingham
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Legends: Michael Giacchino
Legends: Michael Giacchino Join The People’s Orchestra in celebrating our sixth anniversary with a concert full of film classics by noted composer Michael Giacchino.
West Bromwich Town Hall, Lodge Road, High Street
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Hedge Men Putting Down Roots at Touchwood
This spring, Touchwood is inviting guests to meet the quirky and world famous ‘Hedge Men’, who will be putting down roots for the day at Touchwood’s enchanting maze on Saturday 21st April.
Touchwood Shopping Centre, Homer Road, SOLIHULL
Sat 21 Apr