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Scandi music session - online

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Scandi music session - online Another chance to meet up and play a few Swedish and other Nordic tunes . All musicians welcome - more info and links to tunes via the ScandiBrum facebook page or...
Virtual Event
Sun 9 May, Sun 13 Jun

West Midlands Careers Fair

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Out of work due to the current global pandemic? Join us at our West Midlands Careers Fair, the perfect place to find your next career!
Virtual Event
Wed 12 May

Zoom into Sing Political!

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Zoom into Sing Political! 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.
Virtual Event
Wed 12 May, Wed 9 Jun

Cats Whiskers - Open Garden for NGS

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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...
Cats Whiskers, Birmingham B13 8LE
Sun 16 May

Monarchs Way - Open Garden for NGS

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We bought a 1¾ acre bare, treeless blank canvas in 2010 with grass around three feet high! Since then we have designed a Tudor folly and jungle hut, built a pergola, excavated a lily pond with bog...
Monarchs Way, Wolverhampton WV9 5BQ
Sun 16 May

Birmingham Storytelling Cafe in Lockdown

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Birmingham Storytelling Cafe in Lockdown Dave Tonge presents Madness, Mayhem and Melancholy from Medieval Times Come one, come all and join Dave Tonge on a journey back to a time when fairies haunted bower and barn, dragons slept soundly
Virtual Event
Wed 19 May

The Language of Kindness

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The Language of Kindness A new work for a new performance world - Wayward Productions will open a worldwide premiere in the first week indoor performances are allowed to return.
Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
Thu 20 May to Sat 22 May

Circus Extreme

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For a discount call the box office on 0203 375 3970 or online with Ticketmaster and quote ‘BIKES’ Must be booked at least 24 hours before show time.
NEC Birmingham Opposite Resorts World B40 1NT
Thu 20 May to Sun 6 Jun

Snowdonia National Park Landscape Workshop

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Snowdonia Landscape Photography Workshop in Snowdonia - Waterfalls, mountains and big vista’s
Wales B93 0DQ
Fri 21 May to Sun 23 May

Counterfeit Sixties Show

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Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.
Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield B73 6AB
Sat 22 May

33 Gorway Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Cottage style Edwardian house garden. Late spring bulbs and roses. Willow tunnel, pond & rockery.
33 Gorway Road, Walsall WS1 3BE
Sun 23 May

Left-Write

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Left-Write SONGWRITING SESSION ON ZOOM We are sometimes a bit uncertain about bringing a new song to Sing Political: about the song itself: does it work, is it too long, etc.
Virtual Event
Wed 26 May

Gandeys Circus - the Unbelievable Tour !

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Europe’s largest touring Big Top Circus is back! And it comes to Merry Hill Shopping Centre at Brierley Hill, West Midlands from May 26 until June 6 with the sensational UNBELIEVABLE TOUR!
The Big Top, Merry Hill Shopping Centre, Engine Lane, Brierley Hill DY5 1QX
Wed 26 May to Sun 6 Jun

Bridge House - Open Garden for NGS

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1 acre garden surrounding converted public house. Divided into smaller areas with a mix of shrub borders, azalea and fuchsia, herbaceous and bedding, orchard, kitchen garden with large greenhouse.
Bridge House, Bodymoor Heath B76 9JD
Mon 31 May

Zoom into Tales and Ales

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Zoom into Tales and Ales AN EVENING OF SHARED STORIES A relaxing night out with a cool drink and surrounded by friends listening to stories would suit us well right now.
Virtual Event
Wed 2 Jun

Birmingham Abseil

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Are you up for a challenge? Descend 100ft down Birmingham’s iconic Custard Factory to help transform the lives of people with Parkinson’s.
The Custard Factory, Gibb St, Digbeth B9 4AA
Sat 5 Jun

12 Waterdale - Open Garden for NGS

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A riot of colour welcomes visitors to this quintessentially English garden. The wide central circular bed and side borders overflow with classic summer flowers, incl the tall spires of delphiniums,...
12 Waterdale, Wolverhampton WV3 9DY
Sun 6 Jun, Sun 4 Jul

Maxstoke Castle - Open Garden for NGS

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Approx 5 acres of garden and grounds with herbaceous, shrubs and trees in the immediate surroundings of this C14 moated castle.
Maxstoke Castle, Coleshill B46 2RD
Sun 6 Jun

Compton Care - Open Garden for NGS

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5 acre Victotrian estate, home to a well-supported hospice. Steeped in history and nestled in the leafy suburbs of Wolverhampton.
Compton Care, Wolverhampton WV3 9DH
Sun 6 Jun, Sun 4 Jul, Sun 1 Aug

19 Waterdale - Open Garden for NGS

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A romantic garden of surprises, which gradually reveals itself on a journey through deep, lush planting, full of unusual plants.
19 Waterdale, Wolverhampton WV3 9DY
Sun 6 Jun, Sun 4 Jul

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