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More details - Coventry Archives Tours
Explore the treasures of the archives with a guided behind the scenes tour. You will be provided with an introduction to our collections and have a chance to see some of our more precious items in our varied archives and special collections.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Today to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Family BoxerciseSEN
Family BoxerciseSEN is a community project based in Solihull supporting families living with additional need to get active. It’s for age 6+, no maximum age limit. Please refer to flyer for more info.
Farmhouse Way Solihull
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - B'Opera
B’Opera – First Songs with Zoë Challenor. Suitable for ages 0-4 years. Mondays (term-time only), 10.30am – 12.30pm. B’Opera creates beautiful music for tiny ears through interactive performances for babies, toddlers and their grown-ups.
Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street Birmingham
Today, Mon 4 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

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
Today to Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Rutles
The Rutles: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Today

More details - The Regrettes
The Regrettes. Artists performing: The Regrettes.: Tickets avaiable.
Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
Tue 22 May

More details - Sensory Stories and Rhymes
Explore our collections through songs, stories, movement and sensory play. Suitable for age 0-4
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Tue 22 May, Tue 5 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Tue 26 Jun

More details - Nines
Nines Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: The Nines.
O2 Institute2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Tue 22 May

More details - Baby Bhangra
Baby Bhangra. Suitable for ages 1-5 years. Tuesdays (term-time only), 10.30am – 12.30pm. On Tuesdays we’re going to strut our stuff… Dance is a perfect way to develop co-ordination and movement skills and a fun way to exercise – and everyone can join in!
Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street Birmingham
Tue 22 May, Tue 5 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Gypsy jazz at Bournville Social Club
Bon Accord quartet will be providing an evening of gypsy jazz at Bournville Social Club on Tue. 22nd May.
91 Mary Vale Rd, Bournville
Tue 22 May

More details - Gypsy Jazz at The Trumpet, Bilston
Bon Accord quartet will be providing an evening of gypsy jazz at the Trumpet, Bilston on Wednesday, 23rd May.
58 High St. Bilston
Wed 23 May

More details - Ready4Life Youth and Social Club for people with Disabilities and Special Needs
Ready 4 Life runs a weekly session and includes activities that enable young people to build skills and knowledge, grow in confidence, interact in a social environment and develop lasting friendships.
The Source Youth Centre Barnett Lane Wordsley Stourbridge
Wed 23 May

More details - Piano Man - the music of Billy Joel
Piano Man - the music of Billy Joel: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Wed 23 May

More details - Let's Animate Home Education Club
Calling all Home Ed students!  After the success of our last Home Ed animation workshop Let’s Animate will now be running a monthly Home Ed animation club. Each month Filmmakers will be given creative animation activities helping them learn and understand all about animation.
Let’s Animate Unit 2K Fargo Village Far Gosford St Coventry
Thu 24 May, Thu 28 Jun

More details - Coco and the Butterfields
Coco and the Butterfields Plus Jasper in the Company of Others + Alex Lleo. Artists performing: Coco and the Butterfields.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Thu 24 May

More details - Chris Bevington Organisation plus Big Wolf Band
Chris Bevington Organisation plus Big Wolf Band: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Thu 24 May

More details - Pre-school Theatre Fun
Theatre Fun with David Eden. Suitable for ages 2-4. Thursdays (term-time only), 10.30am – 12.30pm. Creating new drama activities for young children – with a little help from the grown-ups! We will unlock their imagination using movement, mime, and storytelling, and discover a whole new world of play.
Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street Birmingham
Thu 24 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul

More details - Hagley Old Hales Festival
Music, Street Food & Beer Festival - Family fun event. 30+ Music Acts Over The Site + Award Winning Street Food - Over 100 Real Ales & Ciders - Festival Market - Fun Fair - Prosecco, Pimms Tent, Gin & Rum Bars - Fun Fair, Children’s Entertainment, Circus Skills & Music skills, Displays, Workshops & Side Shows...
OLD HALESONIANS RFC WASSELL GROVE STOURBRIDGE
Fri 25 May to Sun 27 May

More details - Let's Animate - Awesome Animators - Animation Club
Awesome Animators - Let’s Animates monthly Animation Club! Each month Filmmakers will be given creative animation activities helping them learn and understand all about animation.  Sessions run on the last Friday of every month  17.00pm - 19.
Unit 2K Fargo Village Far gosford St Coventry
Fri 25 May, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Wolverhampton Colourful Salsa Party
The Colourful Salsa Party is Wolverhampton’s prime Latin party, boasting the biggest international artists in the world of salsa with a leading guest teacher each month. We have a different colour theme for each month; this month’s colour is (check website for details).
The Shepwell Green, Bilston lane Willenhall, Wolverhampton
Fri 25 May

More details - Fevral: A Folklore
Within this exciting exhibition artist Stewart Francis Easton explores the creation and development of folkloric tale. Beginning with a series of creation myths Easton maps the course of a folk tale from it’s inception in history, with it’s many branches, to the tale’s role in contemporary life.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Fri 25 May to Thu 12 Jul

More details - The Wedding Present
The Wedding Present. Artists performing: The Wedding Present.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 25 May

More details - Ben Folds
Ben Folds & A Piano. Artists performing: Ben Folds.: Tickets avaiable.
Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry
Fri 25 May

More details - Allman Brown
Allman Brown Plus Liz Lawrence. Artists performing: Allman Brown.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cuban Embassy, Birmingham
Fri 25 May

More details - The Sex Pissed Dolls
The Sex Pissed Dolls: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Fri 25 May

More details - Soul'd Out
Soul'd Out: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Sat 26 May

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 26 May

More details - The Dirty Stop Outs Guide to 1970s Coventry: the story behind the book
Join author Ruth Cherrington for this talk on the story behind the writing of this book about the exciting and varied nightlife of Coventry back in the 1970s. Ruth will discuss why she wrote this unique book, and how she set about collecting stories, memories and pictures including using Coventry Archives.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 26 May

More details - David Fry: Forgotten Foleshill
This talk takes place in Coventry Archives. David Fry, co-author of The Coventry We Have Lost series of books, will present the background to Foleshill’s nineteenth century and early twentieth century development through the use of old photographs and maps.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 26 May

More details - Tom Thumb
One night tiny Tom overhears Mum and Dad talking - there’s nothing left to eat so they are going to leave him and his six brothers in the forest!
Birmingham Repertory Theatre Centenary Square Broad St Birmingham
Sat 26 May

More details - Spinsonic Circus Family Fun Club
This is a weekly, open play circus skills session for the whole family to enjoy together. We incorporate hula hooping, juggling, plate spinning, diabolo, stilt walking, walking the rolling drum, slacklining, balance beam, poi spinning, parachute play, and pedal boards, to a family friendly soundtrack.
Sport Centre The Blue coat School Harborne
Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Keep the Kids Entertained this Half Term with Touchwood
Touchwood is inviting local children to unleash their inner bookworms and set their imaginations free with a host of exciting tale-tastic entertainment this half term.
Touchwood Shopping Centre, Homer Road, SOLIHULL
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Packwood House - May half-term 2018
Join us for family fun this May half-term with outdoor games, and see how many of our 50 things to do before you’re 11 you can tick off. Booking Not Needed. Ideal for children. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Lapworth,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

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 27 May

More details - Antique, Collectors & Flea Market
Antiques, collectables, vintage, salvage, mid century, militaria and more all on a large hard standing area
Halfpenny Airport, Crab Lane, Bobbington, Stourbridge, Dy7 5DY
Sun 27 May

More details - Dep Leppard + Whitesnake Experience
Dep Leppard + Whitesnake Experience: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Sun 27 May

More details - May Half Term: Playful Artful Stories
Create crafty artwork inspired by the wonderful world of storytelling and our latest exhibition Fevral. Try your hand at yarn painting, patchworking, and making your very own story spoon person, plus many more exciting activities.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Mon 28 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Bridge House - Open Garden for NGS
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 and wild flower meadow. Pergola walk, formal fish pool, pond, bog garden and lawns.
Bridge House, Bodymoor Heath
Mon 28 May

More details - Halfpenny Airport Farmers & Artisan Market
Local traders selling handcrafted goods, food, plants, hand crafted ciders, wines and a little bit of anything goes, a free Bank Holiday Monday market to buy something a little different
Halfpenny Airport, Crab Lane, Bobbington, Stourbridge, Dy7 5DY
Mon 28 May
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More details - Emma Stevens
Emma Stevens: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Tue 29 May

More details - The Owl and the Pussycat
Join Owly-cat and fellow family members, Jumblie and Quangle Wangle Quee, in a story inspired by the nonsense world of Edward Lear. The spongetaneous trio travel to the dolomphious land where the bong tree grows, learning all about the creatures who live there and their curious habits.
The Old Rep Station Street Birmingham
Tue 29 May

More details - Bear Cubs Climbing Camp - May Half Term
Looking for a way to keep the kids entertained over the half term break? Bring them along to Bear Rock climbing Camps. Enjoy climbing games and fun team-building activities, learn how to tie knots and belay. Sessions are tailored to suit each child’s ability and interests.
Warwick Sport, University of Warwick
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Shelters and Survival (6+)
Can you build shelter good enough to sleep in, test how waterproof it is and camouflage it to the max.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 29 May

More details - Emma Stevens 'To My Roots Tour' Wolverhampton
Hailed as ‘just magical’ by the late great Sir Terry Wogan, Emma Stevens is the surfer chick singer/songwriter who’s taken the UK by storm with her distinctive fusion of country/pop.
20 - 28 Mount Pleasant, Wolverhampton, Bilston
Tue 29 May

More details - Naomi Scott
Naomi Scott Plus Dirty Nice. Artists performing: Naomi Scott.: Tickets avaiable.
Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
Tue 29 May

More details - Barmy Bugs (6+)
What can you find hiding under a log, can you identify everything you discover?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 29 May

More details - Horrible Histories - More Best of Barmy Britain
Running time: 70 minutes. It’s history with the nasty bits left in! Find out why the Romans were revolting! Could you survive the vicious Vikings? Can evil Elizabeth entertain England? Would you party with the Puritans? Clap along with crazy King Charles!
Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Coventry
Wed 30 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Ready4Life Youth and Social Club for people with Disabilities and Special Needs
Ready 4 Life runs a weekly session and includes activities that enable young people to build skills and knowledge, grow in confidence, interact in a social environment and develop lasting friendships.
The Source Youth Centre Barnett Lane Wordsley Stourbridge West Midlands
Wed 30 May

More details - Little Skippers: Bostin Black Country
  Our hugely popular school holiday activities and boat trip are back for more family fun this half term! Join us at Little Skippers for a 45 minute boat trip followed by things to make and do. This half term we’ve got a morning full of Black Country themed activities for you!
Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust 501 Birmingham New Road Dudley
Wed 30 May

More details - Pond dipping (4+)
Come and discover what lurks in the murky depths of our pond, can you find the mysterious newt?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 30 May, Wed 25 Jul

More details - Wightwick Manor and Gardens - May Half-Term Family Crafts
Have you been a busy bee this school holiday' Find out what gets bees buzzing on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in May half term. In May half term, find out what keeps the bees buzzing. Have a go at our bee-themed crafts and make a pot and sow a seed to take home.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Wed 30 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Ian Parker & his band (HH)
Ian Parker & his band (HH): Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Wed 30 May

More details - Charles Watson (Slow Club)
Charles Watson (Slow Club). Artists performing: Charles Watson.: Tickets avaiable.
Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
Wed 30 May

More details - Woodland Creatures (2+)
Head into the woods and discover the creatures that live there and play some cuddly creature games.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 30 May

More details - Only Sun
Only Sun Plus Supports. Artists performing: Only Sun.: Tickets avaiable.
Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
Wed 30 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 30 May

More details - King King
King King: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Thu 31 May

More details - The Shades
The Shades plus special guests. Artists performing: The Shades.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Thu 31 May

More details - Arty in the wild (2+)
Off we go to get arty in the wild, we’ll be making massive stick pictures and getting muddy with our special mud paint recipe.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 31 May

More details - Brillaint Brick Flicks
Come along to the Let’s Animate studio and create your very own Brick stop frame animation.  Working in teams Filmmakers will devise a short scenario, build sets, animate their scene, add sound effects and edit their creations.  £12.00 per child ages 7+ Time Slots  10.
Let’s Animate Unit 2K Fargo Village Far Gosford St Coventry
Thu 31 May

More details - Stuff and Nonsense
Don’t Go Into The Cellar present an audience with Mr Edward Lear, King of the Nonsense Rhyme and Loopy Limerick! Allow him to entertain you with tall tales concerning his life and times, the people, flora and fauna he encountered along the way, and his own inimitable philosophy of life.
Newman Brothers at The Coffin Works
Thu 31 May

More details - Hooray for Hedgehogs (2+)
Hooray for hedgehogs they’re the best, come play some games and see why prickles are better than the rest.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 31 May

More details - Birmingham International Dance Festival
Birmingham is a young, diverse city, a place where anything is possible, where the extraordinary happens in the most unexpected spaces.
Various venues across Birmingham
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Nick Heyward
Nick Heyward plus Pugwash. Artists performing: Nick Heyward.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Nature tots - Wild Explorers (2-4)
We’ll be heading outside on the hunt for spring colours, playing games, wildlife spotting and even making a special craft to take home.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Family Backstage Tour
Discover the rarely seen backstage areas of the theatre this half-term as The REP invites you to be an audience member, set builder, prosthetics maker or even an Assistant Stage Manager!
Birmingham Repertory Theatre Centenary Square Broad St Birmingham
Tue 29 May, Fri 1 Jun

More details - Green Day (by Green Haze) + Blink 182 (by One Eighty Two)
Green Day (by Green Haze) + Blink 182 (by One Eighty Two): Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Fri 1 Jun

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 1 Jun

More details - Mum2mum Market Birmingham Sandwell baby and childrens nearly new sale
*****Mum2mum market BIRMINGHAM SANDWELL SATURDAY 2nd JUNE 2-4pm***** NEW LARGER VENUE - Hadley Stadium , Wilson Road, B66 4NL For up to date information please JOIN our event at www.facebook.
Hadley Stadium, Wilson Lane, Birmingham
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Charity Football Match and Family Fun Day
Charity football match and family fun day with stalls, games for the kids, raffle, BBQ and bar. All proceeds to the British Heart Foundation.
Holly Lane Sports and Social Club, Erdington, Birmingham
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Midland Vintage and Antique Fair
Midland Fairs is a long-established, family-run Fair which has been in business for over 20 years. We and our many regular Stallholders offer a friendly welcome to all customers old and new. Our fairs are held at Fentham Hall on the first Saturday of every month throughout the year.
FENTHAM HALL Hampton In Arden Solihull
Sat 2 Jun

More details - ROY WOOD$
ROY WOOD$ Plus Special Guests: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Beat starring Dave Wakeling
The Beat starring Dave Wakeling. Artists performing: The Beat starring Dave Wakeling.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Midlands Rat Club - Fancy Rat Show
MRC Show Saturday 2th June 2018 Doors open at 10.00 VISITORS WELCOME FROM 11.00 Fancy rats are interesting, intelligent and fun animals; they actively enjoy human company and because of this they make wonderful pets and show animals for all ages.
Collingwood Centre, Collingwood Drive, Great Barr, Birmingham.
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Magic Hour: The Murder Mystery Disco
There’s a murder on the dance floor and we need you to solve it. There’s going to be a murder at the infamous Club de Pompidou. Come and infiltrate the nightclub, grill its staff and clientele and see if you have what it takes to find out who’s behind the crime.
The Night Owl, Lower Trinity Street, Digbeth, Birmingham
Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun

More details - Little Red Hen
Go on a journey with the Little Red Hen and enlist help from the other farmyard animals to plant some grains of corn!
Birmingham Repertory Theatre Centenary Square Broad St Birmingham
Sat 2 Jun

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 2 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 14 Jul

More details - G-EAZY - The Beautiful & Damned Tour
G-EAZY - The Beautiful & Damned Tour Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: G-Eazy.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 12 Waterdale - Open Garden for NGS
A riot of colour welcomes visitors to this quintessentially English garden. The wide central circular bed and side borders overflow with classic summer flowers, including the tall spires of delphiniums, lupins, irises, campanula, poppies and roses.
12 Waterdale, Wolverhampton
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - 19 Waterdale - Open Garden for NGS
A romantic garden of surprises, which gradually reveals itself on a journey through deep, lush planting, full of unusual plants. From the sunny, flower filled terrace, a ruined folly emerges from a luxuriant fernery and leads into an oriental garden, complete with tea house.
19 Waterdale, Wolverhampton
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Coventry Archives Tours
Explore the treasures of the archives with a guided behind the scenes tour. You will be provided with an introduction to our collections and have a chance to see some of our more precious items in our varied archives and special collections.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 49 The Plantation - Open Garden for NGS
Small suburban garden 60 ft x 30 ft with lots of roses, hemerocallis, well stocked borders and fruit trees. Greenhouse with tomatoes, cucumbers and grape vine. Productive vegetable garden.
49 The Plantation, Brierley Hill
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Chameleons Vox - 35 Years Of Script Of The Bridge
Chameleons Vox - 35 Years Of Script Of The Bridge. Artists performing: Chameleons Vox.: Tickets avaiable.
Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton
Sun 3 Jun

More details - The National Motorcycle Museum (Solihull) Antiques & Collectors Fair
The National Motorcycle Museum (Solihull) Antiques & Collectors Fair Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull B92 0EJ. Shepherd & Williams are very proud to present the National Motorcycle Museum Antiques & Collectors Fair in Solihull, Birmingham.
Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, Birmingham
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Birmingham St Mary's Volunteer Coffee Morning
Come along on Monday 4th June during Volunteer’s Week to find out how you can give a little time to volunteer for Birmingham St Mary’s!
Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice 176 Raddlebarn Road Selly Oak
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Shuggie Otis
Shuggie Otis. Artists performing: Shuggie Otis.: Tickets avaiable.
Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
Mon 4 Jun

More details - B Black Country Family Theatre Festival
B Black Country is a family friendly theatre festival, produced entirely by young people aged between 8-18, happening across the Black Country. The project is part of Black Country Touring’s Young Promoters Scheme.
Multiple Venues Across the Black Country Black Country
Tue 5 Jun to Thu 28 Jun

More details - Ain't No Angels
What happens when two egotistical giants of the entertainment world get trapped in a place they’d rather not be? Added to this the fact that they have always despised each other and…… BOOM! Al Jolson & Frank Sinatra; both brilliant in their own right but equally as self centered.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Tue 5 Jun and Wed 6 Jun

More details - Ready4Life Youth and Social Club for people with Disabilities and Special Needs
Ready 4 Life runs a weekly session and includes activities that enable young people to build skills and knowledge, grow in confidence, interact in a social environment and develop lasting friendships.
The Source Youth Centre Barnett Lane Wordsley Stourbridge
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Tom Clarke
Tom Clarke. Artists performing: Tom Clarke.: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin 2, Bilston
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Camila Cabello
Camila Cabello Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Camila Cabello.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Circus Funtasia returns to Pelsall!
Spectacular fire-breathing stunts, thrill-seeking acrobats, death-defying motorbike riders, powerful hand-balancing, and much more awaits you at Circus Funtasia!
Pelsall Common, Pelsall
Wed 6 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Milk
The Milk. Artists performing: The Milk.: Tickets avaiable.
Mama Roux's, Birmingham
Thu 7 Jun

More details - October Drift
October Drift Plus Support. Artists performing: October Drift.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cuban Embassy, Birmingham
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Mini Makers
There’s tons of creative fun for little hands and feet in this informal drop in art sessions. Arrive any time and be prepared to get messy! Explore a different theme every month: May: Step in Spring June: Nature Inspires July: Summer Fun September: All about Autumn Suitable for age 0 – 4
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Thu 7 Jun

More details - A One Night Stand with Tricity Vogue
We kick off Pride weekend with a night of music from ukulele-wielding, cross-dressing “master showgirl” Tricity Vogue. Be entertained with cheeky original cabaret show tunes, drinking songs, plenty of costume changes and an opportunity for a singalong.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Traditional Tales
Here at CBSO Centre, we welcome all ages. And we know that when it comes to singing, dancing and generally making themselves heard, toddlers are already star performers!
CBSO Centre CBSO Centre Berkley Street Birmingham
Fri 8 Jun and Sat 9 Jun

More details - Drama Adventures with Toni Midlane
Drama Adventures with Toni Midlane. Suitable for ages 2-4 years. Fridays (term-time only) 10.30 – 12 noon. Energetic and highly interactive drama adventures for pre school children including movement, music, imaginative play and crafts.
Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street Birmingham
Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - My Wild Life: Moths
A presentation about the wonders of moths followed by identifying a selection of potted moths found at Brandon Marsh the night before so you can get really up close with nature.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Smokey2 Country Music  Club
Large free car park.Level access.Facilities for the disabled. Warm welcome from friendly people. Large comfortable club room with good sized dance floor. Fully stocked bar open from 7.30 - 11pm. Only top British acts and touring bands booked.
Park Hall,Silver Street,WYTHALL,Birmingham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Coventry Pride
This hugely popular event returns to welcome everybody to celebrate diversity with it’s theme of ‘Be You’ with a host of entertainment inside and outside the Herbert. Expect live performances, stalls, food and drink galore.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Counter Terrorism, The Prevent Duty and British Values Conference at Jury's Inn Birmingham 9th June
This is an interesting and reflective course containing relevant content for today’s society. The course teaches us how to use this up-to-date information to ensure we protect children from all types of radicalisation. The course identifies your responsibility in challenging views and reporting concerns.
245 Broad Street, Birmingham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Work out with Gymnastic rings  - Beginners 2 hour workshop
With just a set of rings and appropriate guidance you can then train for free almost anywhere – your garden, garage or local park. This event will show you how! You will also get a workshop guide and a personalised programme to take away.
Longbridge, Birmingham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Urban Culture Festival
As part of the City’s first Festival of Urban Culture see street artists take over the front of the Herbert. Featuring some of the most influential and diverse Artists from the Street Art Movement alongside emerging local talent from the region painting live murals across the weekend.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Birmingham PROM 2018
Bring your family and friends for a free evening of spectacular entertainment at the Birmingham Prom. Join us at the heart of campus, in Chancellor’s Court, on Saturday 9 June from 18.00.
The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Spinsonic Circus Family Fun Club
This is a weekly, open play circus skills session for the whole family to enjoy together. We incorporate hula hooping, juggling, plate spinning, diabolo, stilt walking, walking the rolling drum, slacklining, balance beam, poi spinning, parachute play, and pedal boards, to a family friendly soundtrack.
Sport Centre The Blue coat School Harborne
Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Cars & Coffee Breakfast Club 2018
Running on the second Saturday of each month from April to October (apart from August) this classic car event is free to join. The September event is also part of Coventry Car & Motorcycle Day.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hales St
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Cars & Coffee Breakfast Club
A wide and varied display of beautiful cars from years gone by, on Millennium Place outside the museum.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Coventry
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Packwood House - Outdoor Theatre: The Tempest  2018
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men perform this Shakespearean classic in the beautiful gardens of Packwood. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Lapworth,
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Maxstoke Castle - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 5 acres of garden and grounds with herbaceous, shrubs and trees in the immediate surroundings of this C14 moated castle.
Maxstoke Castle, Coleshill
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of restored C17/18 walled gardens attached to a Jacobean manor (now a hotel) just minutes from J5 of M6. Formal yew parterres, wilderness walks, summerhouses, holly maze, espaliered fruit and wild areas.
Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, Birmingham
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Family Day: The Great Outdoors
Warwick Art Centre’s Family Day is back and we invite you to explore The Great Outdoors! Grab a map and travel north, south, east and west, discovering free games, activities and events as you go! Scale mountains to giddy heights, take a dip in our blue lagoon and venture into our woodland forest.
Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick Coventry
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Styvechale Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A collection of lovely, mature, suburban gardens, each one different in style and size. Come and enjoy the imaginatively planted herbaceous borders, spectacular roses, water features, fruit and vegetable patches, cottage garden planting and shady areas, something for everyone and plenty of ideas for you to take home.
Styvechale Gardens, Coventry
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Poppy Walk
Discover Birmingham’s hidden gems this summer and raise funds for The Royal British Legion. Poppy Walk is coming to Birmingham Cathedral on 10th June and will be the perfect way to discover the past and present of this historic city.
Birmingham Cathedral
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Invest In M.E.fundraising event
Join us to raise money for this amazing charity. There will be Raffle Refreshments Variety of stalls including hand made products, skincare, books, massage
Church Hall Coppice Road Solihull
Sun 10 Jun

More details - My Wild Life: Yoga
Join us for an evening of outdoor Yoga, surrounded by the sights and sounds of Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve. With a focus on quietening your mind and connecting with nature, this session is open to all abilities.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 11 Jun, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Zach Said
Zach Said Plus Louis Coupe + Daniel Page. Artists performing: Zach Said.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Tue 12 Jun

More details - IHT and Estate Planning Options
This free seminar will help you understand the issues relating to your inheritance tax and the options available to you to safeguard your legacy and plan.
Moor Hall Hotel & Spa Moor Hall Drive Sutton Coldfield
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Ready4Life Youth and Social Club for people with Disabilities
Ready 4 Life runs a weekly club session and includes activities that enable young people with special needs and disabilities to build skills and knowledge, grow in confidence, interact in a social environment and develop lasting friendships.
Ready4Life Youth and Social Club The Source Youth Centre Barnett Lane Wordsley Stourbridge
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Packwood House - Head Gardener's evening tours 2018
Join Head Gardener, Mick Evans, as he reveals the history and planting secrets of Packwood gardens. Glass of wine included. Booking Essential. Phone: 01564 782024. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Lapworth,
Wed 13 Jun, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Wightwick Manor and Gardens - Conservation In Action
Our cleaning season doesn’t finish in the Spring! Meet our conservation team this Summer and learn about how they protect and look after the items in our care. From light damage to pests, dust to humidity, many things can damage our collection.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Wed 13 Jun, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 8 Aug

More details - NOFX
NOFX. Artists performing: NOFX.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Thu 14 Jun

More details - BBC Good Food Show Summer
It’s 2018, and we can’t wait to head back to Birmingham’s NEC for a delicious day out this June, packed with live entertainment, top chefs and experts and fresh new seasonal flavours.
NEC Birmingham
Thu 14 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - BBC Gardeners' World Live
Start planning the ultimate summer day out as BBC Gardeners’ World Live returns to Birmingham’s NEC, 14 -17 June 2018. Experience the stunning Show Gardens for inspiration and ideas on how to enhance your garden.
NEC Birmingham
Thu 14 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Who We Be
Who We Be JAYKAE, MABEL, MIST, MS BANKS, SNEAKBO & YUNGEN. Artists performing: Jaykae, Mabel, Mist, Ms Banks, Sneakbo, Yungen.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Wightwick Manor and Gardens - Specialist Talk - The Pre-Raphaelites - Sex, Drugs and Poetry
A tongue-in-cheek evening tour with a definite adult slant led by the House and Collections Manager. The stories we’ve always wanted to tell about The Pre-Raphaelite Circle and their associates but didn’t dare! Over 18’s only. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Over 18’s only.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Fri 15 Jun

More details - The Hodgetwins
The Hodgetwins. Artists performing: The Hodgetwins.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - 2 Woodland Crescent - Open Garden for NGS
A semi-detached townhouse garden 120 x 25 ft, every inch packed with perennials, trees, shrubs, roses, hostas and clematis. Wildlife pond and nesting boxes to attract birds. Productive vegetable and fruit garden. Informal style but clipped box and topiary add some formality.
2 Woodland Crescent, Wolverhampton
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

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: www.mum2mummarket.co.uk/book-a-stall.
Light Hall School, Hathaway Road, Shirley, Solihull
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Silversmithing
Led by our informative tutors, Laura and Naim, this course will teach you all the basic techniques of silversmithing, and because we keep numbers small there is time to explore a range of techniques for those that want to.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 16 Jun, Sat 11 Aug

More details - Charlotte Carpenter
Charlotte Carpenter Plus Support. Artists performing: Charlotte Carpenter.: Tickets avaiable.
Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Derecho Live at Ye Olde Foundry
If you like the sounds of Blondie, Kate Bush, Siouxsie Sioux and Evanescence then you will love the ’full of energy’ original music of Derecho! This female-led award-nominated rock band, based in Cambridgeshire, was formed in 2010 by songwriter and vocalist Jo Ash and guitarist Mike Wheatley.
Ye Olde Foundry, 42 King Street, Dudley
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Solihull Choral Society summer concert - The Mystic Rose
Marian music through the ages Where else could you find sublime a cappella singing , strawberries and cream and a glass of fizz all set in a fabulous chapel in a deer park? Oliver Walker conducts Solihull Choral Society in our glorious summer concert.
St James Church, Packington Hall, Meriden, Warwickshire
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre - Open Garden for NGS
George Cadbury’s former home, which includes a lake, wild area, herbaceous borders, herb garden and a walled garden, the whole area extending to 10 acres. Very fine variety of trees.
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Selly Oak
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Kenilworth Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Kenilworth was historically a very important town in Warwickshire. It has one of England’s best castle ruins and plenty of pubs and good restaurants. This year we welcome four new gardens on Fieldgate Lane and Siddeley Avenue to the group making ten gardens in all, providing great variety.
Kenilworth Gardens, Kenilworth
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Dads Go Free for Father's Day
Looking for something a bit different to do with your dad, or a family day out for Father’s Day? Why not visit the Coffin Works?! We are showing special dads how valuable they are by offering them free entry!
Newman Brothers at The Coffin Works
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Tunnel Teds
Join us for our very popular Tunnel Teds event – a day to bring your furry friend along for a ted-tastic day of bear-themed fun on and around the canal! An event specially aimed at the under 7s (though everyone is welcome of course!
Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust 501 Birmingham New Road Dudley
Sun 17 Jun, Fri 10 Aug

More details - Herbert Illuminations: Fevral, with Stewart Easton
Artist Stewart Easton will take us on a journey to explore the myth behind his exhibition, Fevral: A Folklore and discover his work in thread, ink, paint and digital.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Tue 19 Jun

More details - M Huncho
M Huncho plus special guests. Artists performing: M Huncho .
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Billy Idol
Billy Idol Plus The Professionals. Artists performing: Billy Idol.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Sensory Play Days
Let imaginations soar as your child learns to play creatively in this interactive space. Explore and grow using inspiring sensory materials, the possibilities are endless! Suitable for age 0 - 4
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Thu 21 Jun, Fri 22 Jun

More details - Rufus Wainwright
Rufus Wainwright. Artists performing: Rufus Wainwright.: Tickets avaiable.
Coventry Cathedral, Coventry
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Members only - Adults Solstice outdoor supper
If you enjoy alfresco dinning than this event is perfect for you! Join us by the campfire and enjoy the warmth and glow that a campfire provides whilst cooking a tasty meal. Dampers will start, then onto a fish or chicken dish and to finish baked bananas with Irish cream.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Hoot Owl
Watch out! I am HOOT OWL. I am hungry. And here I come! Hoot Owl is no ordinary owl - He’s a Master of Disguise! And he plans to use his cunning camouflage powers to gobble up the tiny animals of the night. Trouble is, Hoot Owl’s prey keep escaping! Is Hoot Owl as masterful as he thinks he is?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Enchanted Midsummer Walk
We’re delighted to bring back our most magical event with a new route! Starting from leafy Rowheath Pavilion our new 10k route will lead you through Bournville, Selly Park and Cotteridge where fairy woodland creatures lie in wait.
Rowheath Pavillion, Heath Road, Bournville
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Alvechurch Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Large village - much new development but interesting core - buildings spanning medieval to Edwardian church on hill with a selection of lovely gardens ranging from a riverside rectory with waterfall to a corner plot ’gardened’ for wildlife.
Alvechurch Gardens, Alvechurch
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Discovery Day
We are opening The REP’s backstage doors, giving you the chance to take a glimpse behind the scenes at Birmingham’s premier producing theatre. There is plenty to do and see, explore behind the scenes and take part in fun workshops.
Birmingham Repertory Theatre Centenary Square Broad St Birmingham
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Pist.On
Pist.On. Artists performing: Pist.On .: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Birmingham Back to Backs - Make A Rag Flower
Learn the traditional art of rag rugging on one of our themed rag flower workshops. Help bring some of that summer colour into your own home with a traditional rag flower decoration. Our craft specialist will teach you the art of rag rugging and you will learn all the skills you need to start your own rag project.
Birmingham Back to Backs, 55-63 Hurst Street/50-54 Inge Street, Birmingham,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Jaguar Super Saturday
Jaguar Super Saturday is back for its SIXTH year on Sat 23rd June 2018 and once again takes place at the brilliant Coventry Transport Museum.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Berkswell Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Berkswell is a beautiful village dating back to Saxon times with a C12 Norman church and has several C16 and C17 buildings including the pub and old Museum.
Berkswell Gardens, Coventry
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Family Concert
Welsh National Opera’s Family Concert is the perfect way to introduce all of the family to some of the extraordinary characters from the opera world. The WNO Orchestra and our soloists will guide you through a selection of popular favourites from the world of opera, classical music and film.
Town & Symphony Hall, Birmingham Broad Street Birmingham
Sun 24 Jun

More details - 15 New Church Road - Open Garden for NGS
A garden created and recreated, evolving over 7 years. From the patio a recently extended pond takes centre stage. Varied planting including herbaceous borders, shade loving plants, tree ferns and bamboo, a rockery and woodland area. Rear of the garden has raised vegetable beds, fruit trees and chickens.
15 New Church Road, Sutton Coldfield
Sun 24 Jun

More details - C.W. Stoneking
C.W. Stoneking. Artists performing: C.W. Stoneking.: Tickets avaiable.
Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
Mon 25 Jun

More details - H2O
H2O + All For Nothing. Artists performing: H2O.: Tickets avaiable.
Mama Roux's, Birmingham
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Friends Exhibition 2018
Our annual display of artwork by the Friends promotes their range of artistic talents and acknowledges their importance to the Society.
RBSA Gallery, 4 Brook Street, Birmingham
Wed 27 Jun to Sat 21 Jul

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 27 Jun, Wed 25 Jul

More details - Bootleg Blondie
Bootleg Blondie: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Skids
Skids. Artists performing: Skids.: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin 2, Bilston
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Over There
Coventry Cathedral welcomes The American Festival Chorus and its conductor, Craig Jessop, in Over There, a concert to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1.
Coventry Cathedral, Priory Street, Coventry
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Herbert Lates: Play!
Silly, joyous, brain-grinding, noisy fun. It’s not just for kids you know! Join us for a night to play hard! Aye aye, me hearties, you can expect a piratical theme as during the night, video game company Rare take us out into the Sea of Thieves.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Kraanium
Kraanium: Tickets avaiable.
The Asylum 2, Birmingham
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Vocal and Piano Recital
Pianist Ayaki Davies and soprano Hannah McFarland perform a varied programme of classical favourites in the beautiful St. James’ Church. We will provide free refreshments during the interval.
St. James’ Church, Belfry Drive, Wollaston
Sat 30 Jun

More details - NICE Summer Festival
Have a wonderful family day out (hopefully a sunny one!) at our NICE Summer Festival 2018 on Saturday 30th June between 11am to 3pm. There are a plethora of activities to take part in and loads taking place on the day. They include; . Live Music . Scrumptious Street Food . Summery Drinks .
Cannon Hill House, Russell Road, Moseley, Birmingham
Sat 30 Jun

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 30 Jun

More details - Rare: From 8-bit to Xbox One
Join us for a celebration of Rare, the award-winning and internationally renowned video games company based in Warwickshire. Journey through three decades of iconic games such as Battletoads, Banjo-Kazooie, GoldenEye and Viva Piñata.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 30 Jun to Mon 20 Aug

More details - Play: An Exploration of Toys, Games & Fun
Delve into the world of play in this interactive exhibition for all the family. Discover how we have played for the last 2000 years. From marbles to Meccano and dolls to dressing up, this exhibition is packed with objects and interactives to delight and entertain all ages.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 30 Jun to Fri 17 Aug

More details - Funtopia at West Bromwich
Funtopia is a fantastic fun-packed event which is perfect for tots to tweens. Open 10am-4pm. Filled with bouncy castles, obstacle course, activity inflatables, crazy golf, under 5’s area, circus skills, interactive play system and much more!
Manor House Museum, Hall Green Road, West Bromwich
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Tremonti
Tremonti plus special guests. Artists performing: Tremonti.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Lino Cut Print Workshop with Adie Blundell
Our most popular workshop returns with artist Adie Blundell teaching you how to create your design and transfer it to lino. Discover the techniques needed to cut the design and create a relief surface, and experiment with inking and printing. Take home your handiwork and a new skill at the end of the day.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 30 Jun

More details - DAMIAN "JR. GONG" MARLEY
DAMIAN "JR. GONG" MARLEY Plus Christopher Ellis. Artists performing: Damian Marley.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Electric Eel Shock
Electric Eel Shock. Artists performing: Electric Eel Shock.: Tickets avaiable.
The Asylum 2, Birmingham
Sat 30 Jun

More details - 344 Chester Road - Open Garden for NGS
Urban oasis with pond and waterfall, raised beds, multiple pathways threading through garden, unusual plants and tropical area.
344 Chester Road, Sutton Coldfield
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Marie Curie Hospice Garden - Open Garden for NGS
The gardens include two large, formally laid out patients’ gardens (including a ball fountain water feature), indoor courtyards, a vegetable plot, a long border adjoining the car park, gardens and a beautiful wildlife and pond area at the rear of the hospice.
Marie Curie Hospice Garden, Solihull
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Macmillan "Dare to Bare" Fundraiser
A fundraising trip with a difference is being arranged in favour of the Macmillan Cancer support unit in Halton Hospital. We are looking for 8-10 adventurous adults who have never dared to bare before to join us on a visit to a spa where the patrons enjoy their experience naked.
Clover Spa, Birmingham. Leaving as a group from Runcorn
Sun 1 Jul

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. 36 Ferndale Rd: Florist’s large suburban garden, ponds and waterfalls, and fruit garden. 63 Green Rd: Eccentric’s north facing wildlife friendly garden.
Hall Green Gardens, Birmingham
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Pereira Road Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Group of 4 different urban gardens. No.14 a well established suburban garden with mixed herbaceous and shrub borders. Wildlife-friendly with 2 ponds and wild flower area. Ongoing alterations provide new areas of interest each year.
Pereira Road Gardens, Birmingham
Sun 1 Jul

More details - BAS
BAS. Artists performing: BAS.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Mon 2 Jul

More details - Jonah Matranga & Friends - 'Water & Solutions'
Jonah Matranga & Friends - 'Water & Solutions'. Artists performing: Jonah Matranga.: Tickets avaiable.
The Victoria, Birmingham
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Wombourne Drama Society
Wombourne Drama Group meet every Monday at The Community Centre, Church Rd, Wombourne WV5 9EZ. Our next Production is ’Hobsons Choice’ from Wed 16th May to Sat 19th May. Tickets are £7 (cons £6).
Church Road Wombourne
Wed 4 Jul

Overall Well Being Programme - Inner Engineering More details - Overall Well Being Programme - Inner Engineering
The course imparts practical wisdom to manage your body, mind, emotions, and the fundamental life energy within. You will also learn a 21-minute kriya called Shambhavi Mahamudra Kriya, which is a powerful and purifying energy technique using the breath.
The Old Library Zellig, Gibb Street, Digbeth, Birmingham
Thu 5 Jul, Sun 8 Jul
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More details - Mostly Jazz Funk And Soul Festival
Mostly Jazz Funk And Soul Festival: Tickets avaiable.
Moseley Park, Birmingham
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Tividale Park's Black Country Festival Day – Featuring Tividale’s Got Talent
On Saturday July 7th 2018, Tividale Park continues to celebrates its 90th anniversary year with a Black Country Festival event featuring entertainment from talented members of the public, as well as professional and semi-professional bands/artists, acts and star turns.
Tividale Park, Dudley Road West, Oldbury, West Midlands
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Three Men in a Boat
Three London chums decide that a boating trip up the Thames is just the ticket to help cure them of their imaginary ailments, including "a general disinclination to work of any kind".
Britwell Hall Wylde Green United Reformed Church Britwell Road Boldmere Sutton Coldfield
Sat 7 Jul

More details - In the Night Garden Live
Step into the magical world of In the Night Garden and see Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka brought to life before your eyes with beautiful costumes, magical puppets, enchanting music and breathtaking projections. In the Night Garden Live takes place in its own purpose-built, family-friendly Showdome.
Cannon Hill Park Birmingham
Sat 7 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - Roger Waters - Us and Them - 2018 European Tour
Roger Waters - Us and Them - 2018 European Tour No support act, On stage 8:00pm prompt. Artists performing: Roger Waters.: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Birmingham Back to Backs - Discover Your British Family History
Discover how to delve back further into your British family history with the help and guidance of our genealogy specialist. This in-depth workshop will guide you through how to research your family prior to 1840.
Birmingham Back to Backs, 55-63 Hurst Street/50-54 Inge Street, Birmingham,
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Wightwick Manor and Gardens - Nicola Jarvis Embroidery Class - William & May Morris
Join Nicola Jarvis, tutor at the Royal School of Needlework, as she teaches you the skills of hand embroidery. Nicola Jarvis is a globally-renowned artist who uses embroidery in a range of art, design and textile applications.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Netherton Park Fun Day 2018
On 7th July 2018 we will be holding our annual Festival on Netherton Park in Dudley. The day regularly sees over 7000 visitors attending each year. This year will be the thirteenth year we have put on the event with it growing every year becoming the largest of its type in the area.
Netherton Park Northfield Road Netherton Dudley
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Bournville Village - Open Garden for NGS
Bournville Village is showcasing: a once-overgrown and now restored urban cottage garden; a north-facing acre informal garden; a jungle meets cottage style garden and a fun garden.
Bournville Village, Birmingham
Sun 8 Jul

More details - 13th Heart of England Bike Ride
Enjoy a great day out, cycling along quiet country lanes and exploring the wonderful Warwickshire countryside setting off from the beautiful historic site of Packwood House NT, Packwood Lane, Lapworth B94 6AT.
Packwood NT House Packwood Road
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Family BoxerciseSEN
Family BoxerciseSEN is a community project based in Solihull supporting families living with additional need to get active. It’s for age 6+, no maximum age limit. Please refer to flyer for more info.
Farmhouse Way Solihull
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Psychostick
Psychostick. Artists performing: Psychostick.: Tickets avaiable.
The Asylum 2, Birmingham
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Twelfth Night
One of the best-loved comedies ever written, Twelfth Night is a beautifully lyrical, pacey and hilarious farce, with an array of notable characters and iconic scenes.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 11 Jul

More details - The Breeders
The Breeders plus special guests. Artists performing: The Breeders.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Wed 11 Jul

More details - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Wed 11 Jul

More details - Pre-school Theatre Fun
Theatre Fun with David Eden. Suitable for ages 2-4. Thursdays (term-time only), 10.30am – 12.30pm. Creating new drama activities for young children – with a little help from the grown-ups! We will unlock their imagination using movement, mime, and storytelling, and discover a whole new world of play.
Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street Birmingham
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Drama Adventures with Toni Midlane
Drama Adventures with Toni Midlane. Suitable for ages 2-4 years. Fridays (term-time only) 10.30 – 12 noon. Energetic and highly interactive drama adventures for pre school children including movement, music, imaginative play and crafts.
Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street Birmingham
Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul

More details - James Morrison ft Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra
Don’t miss the opportunity to see a certified Jazz Genius at work alongside the award winning Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra... The name “James Morrison” is known throughout the world for his sheer brilliance as a jazz musician and an all round entertainer.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Hardline
Hardline: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Westacres - Open Garden for NGS
¾-acre plant collectors garden with unusual plants and many different varieties of acers, hostas, shrubs. Woodland walk, large koi pool. Covered tea area with home-made cakes. Come and see for yourselves, you wont be disappointed.
Westacres, Stourbridge
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Yarningham
Yarningham, Birmingham’s fibre festival returns for its third edition in July, featuring dyers and independent producers from across the UK and beyond. The Yarningham team have carefully selected the best dyers, suppliers and producers for a weekend celebrating all things yarn.
Uffculme Centre, Queensbridge Road, Moseley, Birmingham.
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Wolverhampton Fiesta 2018
Following the success of the previous two years, the city’s favourite funfair, Wolverhampton Fiesta will be making a grand return for a jam-packed weekend full of entertainment, rides and stage performances perfect for a family day out.
Park Road West, Wolverhampton
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Packwood House - Outdoor Theatre: Pirates of Penzance
Join Illyria this summer for Gilbert and Sullivan’s hugely popular operetta, The Pirates of Penzance. Full of great tunes and a plot that twists and turns, The Pirates of Penzance is a delightful farce of a classic that is fun for all ages. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Lapworth,
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Smokey 2 Country Music Club
Loads of space on the large free car park,Level access and facilities for the disabled. Warm welcome,friendly people,great atmosphere. No dress code ,come in whatever makes you comfortable. Large comfortable club room with wooden dance floor. Well stocked bar open from 7.30pm - 11pm. Raffle & Door draw.
Park Hall,Silver Street,Wythall,South Birmingham
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Hospice Tandem Skydive Day
Take on our Skydive Challenge in 2018! There are few things more thrilling than freefalling from 10,000 feet at 120mph. For 2018 we have teamed up with Skydive Tilstock so you can experience a tandem jump and fly through the skies just like your favourite comic book hero!
Skydive Tilstock, Tilstock Airfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Concrete Jewellery Workshop
Join jewellery designer/maker Rhiannon Palmer and learn how to create stunning necklaces from concrete. A finalist in the Etsy Award 2016, Rhiannon has hosted these workshops at a range of London venues including the London Craft Club and the Museum of London.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Early Years Exhibition: World of Play
The Herbert’s famous free Early Years Exhibition for families returns with World of Play. Enter into a world of imagination and open-ended learning, where children can play in a place of possibilities.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Mon 16 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - B'Opera
B’Opera – First Songs with Zoë Challenor. Suitable for ages 0-4 years. Mondays (term-time only), 10.30am – 12.30pm. B’Opera creates beautiful music for tiny ears through interactive performances for babies, toddlers and their grown-ups.
Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street Birmingham
Mon 16 Jul

More details - Baby Bhangra
Baby Bhangra. Suitable for ages 1-5 years. Tuesdays (term-time only), 10.30am – 12.30pm. On Tuesdays we’re going to strut our stuff… Dance is a perfect way to develop co-ordination and movement skills and a fun way to exercise – and everyone can join in!
Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street Birmingham
Tue 17 Jul

More details - Trembling Bells
Trembling Bells. Artists performing: Trembling Bells.: Tickets avaiable.
Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton
Tue 17 Jul

More details - Teletubbies Live!
Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a show full of love and laughter as they explore the magical world of Teletubbyland. Look out for the Tubby Phone, Noo-Noo and the Sun Baby in a fun, bright and safe world which captures young children’s imaginations and encourages them to explore the world around them.
Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Coventry
Wed 18 Jul and Thu 19 Jul

More details - Hayseed Dixie
Hayseed Dixie plus special guests. Artists performing: Hayseed Dixie.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Three Men in a Boat
Three London chums decide that a boating trip up the Thames is just the ticket to help cure them of their imaginary ailments, including "a general disinclination to work of any kind".
Aldridge Social Club High Street Aldridge Walsall
Fri 20 Jul and Sat 21 Jul

More details - Jewellery Quarter Festival 2018
The JQ Festival is a celebration of all things Jewellery Quarter bringing together local businesses, residents and communities for a three-day extravaganza filled with music, entertainment, workshops, tours, food and much more.
Jewellery Quarter, Golden Square
Fri 20 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - Wightwick Manor and Gardens
A talk by art historian and Conservation Assistant, Hannah Squire, learn about the variety of deeds and words used by women in Wolverhampton to help further the cause of women’s rights.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Fri 20 Jul and Sat 21 Jul

More details - My Wild Life: Summer Reserves Tour
Snitterfield Bushes is one of our largest and varied reserves and so join us this July as we discover all it has to offer wildlife and you!
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Boom! Shake the Room! Summer Party
It’s back to the 90’s for our, new for summer, END OF TERM DISCO! No Matter What you Wannabee, you’ll want to Bring it All Back and Jump Around with the Common People like a Rock n Roll Star! It Only Takes a Minute to book your ticket – see if Everybody’s Free and live La Vida Loca with us! 18+ ONLY.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Wightwick Manor and Gardens - New! 3-day Stone-carving workshop with Amerton Arts Studio
Be inspired by the fantastic beasts you’ll find throughout the Manor and in the De Morgan gallery, and over the course of this three day stone-carving workshop. Miranda Wakeman from Amerton Arts Studio will show you how to bring your own creation to life in a stone sculpture for you to take home.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Sat 21 Jul to Mon 23 Jul

More details - That's Entertainment: Historic Holiday Fun!
Have some good old-fashioned fun as you discover the hobbies and pastimes that entertained Black Country folk from Victorian times to the 1930s.  
Black Country Living Museum Tipton Road Dudley
Sat 21 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Messathon West Midlands
Get the family together, get sponsored, and get ready to make some messy memories when you tackle Messathon, the NSPCC’s fun, family obstacle course. You and your little messathletes will splatter through mud, swoosh along the water slide and scramble over hay bales. And it’s all for a good cause.
Sandwell Valley Country Park, Salters Lane, West Bromwich
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Faith Evans - The King and I' Album tour
Faith Evans - The King and I’ Album tour Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Faith Evans.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Paws in the Buffery
K9 Search UK & The Friends & Residents of Buffery Park brings you another fun filled family day out. Bouncy Castles Face-Painting Fun Dog Show Charity & Trade Stalls Hot & Cold Refreshments Plus much, much, more. For further information please visit the website link. Event opens to the public at 11am
Buffery Park, Prospect Row, Dudley
Sat 21 Jul

More details - The Skatalites
The Skatalites. Artists performing: The Skatalites.: Tickets avaiable.
Mama Roux's, Birmingham
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Avondale Nursery - Open Garden for NGS
Vast array of flowers and ornamental grasses, incl National Collections of Anemone nemorosa, Sanguisorba and Aster novae-angliae. Choc-a-bloc with plants, our Library Garden is a well labelled reference book illustrating the unusual, exciting and even some long-lost treasures.
Avondale Nursery, Baginton
Sun 22 Jul, Sun 19 Aug

More details - Dorset House - Open Garden for NGS
Step back in time with a visit to this inspirational ½-acre garden which incorporates country cottage planting at its very best. Unusual rhododendrons, acers, shrubs and perennials planted in mixed borders.
Dorset House, Cheslyn Hay
Sun 22 Jul

More details - 56 St Agnes Road - Open Garden for NGS
Immaculately maintained, medium-sized, urban garden with curving borders surrounding a formal lawn punctuated with delicate acers and contemporary sculpture. Seating by a Victorian-style fish pond with a fountain and waterfall offers a peaceful setting to enjoy the tranquillity of this elegant garden.
56 St Agnes Road, Birmingham
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Vernon House - Open Garden for NGS
A large (over acre) but secluded city garden framed by mature trees. There are extensive lawns and herbaceous borders with a wide range of planting creating several distinct areas. Decks, pergolas and patios offer a variety of places to sit and reflect.
Vernon House, Birmingham
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Nature Babies (0-2)
drop in session for babies and toddlers with messy and sensory play
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Mon 23 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Mon 6 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Mon 20 Aug

More details - Flying Fisherman (6+)
Visit our birds on the lake to see how birds fish for food, will you spot the beautiful kingfisher or heron hunting.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 24 Jul

More details - Discover Dens (6+)
Discover how to make your very own shelter in the woods, will you be able to make it waterproof using just what you find in the woods?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 24 Jul

More details - Herbert Illuminations: Play! with Dom Breadmore
Join Dom Breadmore, the Creative Director of Ludic Rooms, to explore the realm of play. Ludic Rooms is a Coventry gem bridging the gap between the digital and real worlds creating playful things that bring joy. Enjoy this talk exploring our shared play heritage and revealing the exciting present and future of play.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Tue 24 Jul

More details - Nuts about Nature (2+)
Start the holidays by going nuts about nature, we’ll be playing games, hunting down creatures and of course having loads of fun along the way!
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 25 Jul

More details - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Cirque Berserk
Now in its fifth thrilling year and showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, Cirque Berserk!
Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Coventry
Thu 26 Jul to Sat 28 Jul

More details - RBSA Print Prize 2018
Our biennial Print Prize exhibition aims to champion and celebrate the exciting range of contemporary print-makers producing original printed artworks within the UK. Selected artists also have the opportunity to be rewarded for their talents, with a top cash prize of £1,000!
RBSA Gallery 4 Brook Street St. Paul’s Birmingham
Thu 26 Jul to Sat 1 Sep

More details - King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys - Thursday 26th July 2018
Rough, tough and always rocking, King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys have appeared at festivals, in concert and at clubs throughout the UK and Europe – and they still play the Birmingham Jazz Festival, where they have headlined for an unprecedented 14 years. In that time they have performed alongside B.B.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Brilliant bats (2+)
It’s not Halloween but don’t forget about our brilliant bats, get batty and play our games and find out what they get up to!
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Woodland Adventure (2+)
Come on a woodland adventure, what will we find there? Play our wacky woodland games and have a fun forest time.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Nature Tots - Fanatastic Fairytales for Tots (2-4)
Join us for some fairy tale fun as we enter the magical woodland, cast a magic spell and find our friendly fairies and goblins.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Funtopia at Solihull
Funtopia is a fantastic fun-packed event which is perfect for tots to tweens. Open 10am-4pm. Filled with bouncy castles, obstacle course, activity inflatables, crazy golf, under 5’s area, circus skills, interactive play system and much more!
Tudor Grange Park Sollihull
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - Summer Holidays: Play Makers
Every day excluding Sundays. This summer is all about play and we will be offering a different craft activity every day to keep you entertained throughout the holidays. Imaginations will soar as we make monsters, mermaids, jet packs, kites, sock puppets and so much more!
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 28 Jul to Sat 1 Sep

More details - Birmingham Thai Festival
A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Cannon Hill Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.
Cannon Hill Park, Queen’s Ride, Birmingham
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - Packwood House - Outdoor Theatre: Treasure Island 2018
When Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map amongst the possessions of the late ’Captain’ Billy Bones, it hurtles him in to a cat and mouse game with dangerous pirates, taking him across the world to ’Treasure Island’.
Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Lapworth,
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Steve Earle & The Dukes
Steve Earle & The Dukes Plus The Mastersons. Artists performing: Steve Earle.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Earthless
Earthless. Artists performing: Earthless.: Tickets avaiable.
Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
Sun 29 Jul

More details - 198 Eachelhurst Road - Open Garden for NGS
A long garden approx 210ft x 30ft divided by arches and pathways. Plenty to explore incl wildlife pond,corner arbour, cottage garden and hanging baskets leading to formal garden with box-lined pathways, well, stocked borders, gazebo and chicken house then through to raised seating area, overlooking Pype Hayes golf...
198 Eachelhurst Road, Sutton Coldfield
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Miniature Mice and Mighty Moles (2+)
Shrink down with us to discover the wold of mini mice and their friends the mighty mole! Play lots of games and have loads of fun with these cuddly creatures.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 31 Jul

More details - Buzzy Bees and Beautiful Butterflies (2+)
Use our nets to hunt for some beautiful butterflies and turn into a bee in a buzzing game.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 31 Jul

More details - Baffling Bugs (6+)
Bugs come in all different shapes and sizes, can you tell your shield bugs from your leaf bug? See what you can find as we go on a bug hunt with nets and pots.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 1 Aug

More details - Wicked Woods (6+)
Head into our wicked woods for some amazing games and activities for an afternoon of fun.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 1 Aug

More details - Wightwick Manor and Gardens
Fiona Johnston plays Professor Challenger in this one-woman show. The high-energy adventurous yarn is written by Jonathan Goodwin, and directed by Gary Archer.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Wed 1 Aug

More details - Mad Caddies
Mad Caddies Plus Special Guests Buster Shuffle. Artists performing: Mad Caddies.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Wed 1 Aug

More details - What a Beastly Summer! A Season of Family Activities for the August School Holidays
Every Thursday and Friday during August, come along to discover what Beastly activities we have in store for you!
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Thu 2 Aug, Fri 3 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Thu 30 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Teeny Tiny Den Building (2-5)
Why should den building be just for the older kids?! Head out and help us make dens for teddIES and maybe even a toddler or two.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 2 Aug

More details - High Flyers (2+)
Is it a bird? Is it a bat? Is it a dragonfly? What’s that high up in the sky? Come run round with these high flyers and play loads of games all about them.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Nature tots - Animal Homes (2-4)
Where does a badger live? What about a squirrel? Find out as you learn all about animals and their homes.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Fri 3 Aug

More details - PWLL: Hedgerow Survey Training
Learn how to identify hedgerow species and how to tell whether a hedge is in good condition. Indoor training session followed by a practical surveying session out on the nature reserve.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 4 Aug

More details - My Wild Life: Bats
An indoor talk about bats followed by an after dark walk around the reserve with bat detectors to see/hear them.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Archives Talk: Treating and Cheating!
Treating and Cheating: Violence, intimidation, vote rigging and ballads, just another day in a Coventry election campaign. A talk by archivist Carolyn Ewing. From ballots to ballads, come and discover more about the political shenanigans in Coventry during the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Russell Watson
The UK’s best-selling classical crossover artist of all time returns to the stage featuring a stunning collection of our best loved songs along with tracks from his new studio album ‘True Stories’.
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Scheherazade and 1001 Nights
With a breathtaking explosion of dance, fire and illusion, Company of Dreams transports you to the exotic, dangerous and magical world of the Arabian Nights.
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Sound Of The 60s
Experience The Sixties show that’s wowing audiences around the world, selling out and headlining venues from the Palladium to Old Trafford. Relive the music with the spectacular sounds of The Zoots!
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Mon 6 Aug

More details - The Dickies
The Dickies: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Mon 6 Aug

More details - Summer Colours (2+)
Help us find all the colours of summer and get arty outdoors as we go on a summer adventure.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Dinosaur World Live
Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family. Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs.
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Tue 7 Aug and Wed 8 Aug

More details - The Supersonic 70s Show
’The Supersonic 70s’ are a 6 piece ‘100% live’ band, with both male & female lead vocals featuring the incredible ‘Cat suited wondergirl’ Janey Bombshell, one of the finest female singers in the UK.
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Naughty Night Time Creatures (2+)
Oh those naughty night time creatures, how do they find their food without a torch? Can you help them?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Friendly foxes and Brilliant Badgers (2+)
Find out about these great animals and their super senses and play loads of games along the way.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Tiny Pond Dippers (2-4)
A special chance for our smaller guests to look in the pond. They will also go on a trail and play some froggy games.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 8 Aug

More details - The Aguilar Blumenfled Project featuring Barry
The Aguilar Blumenfled Project featuring Barry: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Dara O Briain
Dara is one of the most recognisable faces on British TV, as host of the hugely successful Mock The Week, Star Gazing Live, Robotwars and Go8Bit. Catch one of the most charismatic, intelligent, fast-talking and downright funny live performers working today in this brand new show for 2018.
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Wed 8 Aug

More details - My Wild Life: Bats
or are there? Can you complete the challenge to create a gigantic picture made only with natural materials? Can you paint with mud? Finally, make a leaf crown to take home. Suitable for children aged (4+). Please note dogs are not permitted on this session.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 9 Aug

More details - The Festival of Quilts 2018
The Festival of Quilts is Europe’s ultimate quilting destination and takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 9-12th August 2018.
The NEC, Birmingham
Thu 9 Aug to Sun 12 Aug

More details - Looking underground (6+)
Explore what’s going on undergroud, find out what’s hiding down there, you never know what you might discover.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 9 Aug

More details - 80s Mania
Europe’s Official 1980’s Multi-Tribute Concert featuring 25 chart topping pop icons authentically recreated with live band and awesome dancers. Performing over 35 chart topping smash-hits live in concert, with tributes to Duran Duran, The Human League, Kim Wilde, Culture Club, Madonna, Wham!
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Thu 9 Aug

More details - Find a frog (6+)
Ever wonder what lives in the pond with the frogs and the toads? Come along and find out as we go dipping for frogs and more.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 9 Aug

More details - Nature Tots - Brilliant Bugs (2-4)
Aren’t bugs brilliant? What will you find on our great big bug hunt? Can you be the best buzzy bee and make lots of honey in our bugtastic game?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Boyzlife
Bringing the hits of Boyzone and Westlife.
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Al Murray
The nation’s favourite pub landlord turns pop-up publican and invites you to his raucous saloon. Comedy, music and variety are all on tap in this headline show led by the ringmaster of rabble rousing. The guvnor returns for one night only, so ladies and gents place your orders now!
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Sat 11 Aug

More details - My Wild Life: Yoga
Join us for an evening of outdoor Yoga, surrounded by the sights and sounds of Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve. With a focus on quietening your mind and connecting with nature, this session is open to all abilities.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 13 Aug, Mon 10 Sep

More details - Mud glorious mud (2+)
Mud isn’t just there to get us dirty, it can be used for so much, from art to helping out our animal friends, come find out what you can use it for.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Family Backstage Tour
Discover the rarely seen backstage areas of the theatre this half-term as The REP invites you to be an audience member, set builder, prosthetics maker or even an Assistant Stage Manager!
Birmingham Repertory Theatre Centenary Square Broad St Birmingham
Tue 14 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Family Music Festival
3-4pm Folk Workshop with The Destroyers-Open to music enthusiasts of all ages and levels. An opportunity to explore your instruments and music alongside the renowned musicians from The Destroyers. 4-5pm Family Fun Music Workshop- Bring your instruments and your voice. Ideal for all music lovers young and old.
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Beautiful Birds (2+)
What birds can you spot as we go birdwatching, will the friendly robins come out to say hello, can you build a nest fit for a blue tit?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Natures Nightlife (6+)
What happens on the reserve at night, find out more about our secret night time friends.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 15 Aug

More details - Den building (6+)
Discover how to make your very own shelter in the woods, will you be able to make it waterproof using just what you find in the woods?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 15 Aug

More details - S Club, 5ive, East 17
Still cheeky, irreverent and much loved, it’s great to have East 17 opening the show. Original members John Hendy and Terry Coldwell are joined now by Ivor Novello award winning singer Robbie Craig. Next up is one of the biggest UK boybands in history.
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Wed 15 Aug

More details - Sensory explorer (2+)
Can you smell like a badger? Hear like a rabbit? Feel like a mole or even see as well as an owl? Find out as we explore using our senses.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Fantastical Magical Woodlands (2+)
Journey with us to our magical woodland, concoct a magic potion, help out the fairy queen and make some mud trolls.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Collabro
Collabro are the world’s most successful Musical Theatre group. They met in 2014 above a pub in London for their first rehearsal and only a month later went on to rouse the whole of the Hammersmith Apollo into a standing ovation during their first ever public performance of Stars in their first audition for...
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Nature Tots - Summer Fun for Tots (2-4)
Join us for summer fun this holiday as we head out and about to have some really wild fun.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Fri 17 Aug

More details - Doreen's Naughty Bits
In this one-off Summer special to celebrate Telford’s 50th birthday, Doreen presents some of her favourite moments, sketches and videos from the past four years of doing her one-woman shows.
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Fri 17 Aug

More details - Big Sing Gospel Voices
They are a group of seriously inspirational people. Regular folk like you and I but the sound they produce is amazing. BIG Sing Gospel Voices give people who desire to sing, unique performance opportunities and teaching by expert tutors.
The Place in The Park, Telford Town Park, Telford
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Summer Party
Enjoy a summers evening at Brandon Marsh with locally produced beer and cider amongst other drinks and food whist enjoying local entertainment. You can also join in with our produce and photography show - could you grow the longest runner bean or do you bake the fluffiest sponge cake?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Hospice Loop the Loop Day
We’ve teamed up with Take Flight Aviation to offer you the chance to experience a real life, movie style Loop the Loop in an aeroplane!
Take Flight Aviation Loxley Lane, Wellesbourne Airfield Wellesbourne
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Simple Minds and The Pretenders
Simple Minds and The Pretenders with Very Special Guest KT Tunstall. Artists performing: Simple Minds, KT Tunstall, The Pretenders.: Tickets avaiable.
The Butts Park Arena, Coventry
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Paw Patrol Live 2018
Paw Patrol Live 2018: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Wightwick Manor and Gardens
Folksy Theatre presents ’The Princess & the Giant’, Based on the Children’s book by Caryl Hart, illustrated by Sarah Warburton. The production will be filled with Folksy’s touch of live music, bold characters and audience interaction. Princess Sophie is fed up.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Reverend Peytons Big Damn Band
Reverend Peytons Big Damn Band: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Mon 20 Aug

More details - Compass Challenge (6+)
Would you be able to find your way round using just a compass and some instructions? Find out as we head out on a mapping adventure!
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 21 Aug

More details - Bug Bonanza (6+)
See what bugs you can find as we head out on a bug hunt and of course play some creepy crawly games too!
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 21 Aug

More details - Duck Tales (2+)
We’re off looking for ducks and we’re going to have a quacking good time.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Dazzling Dragonflies and Nifty Newts (2+)
Come see if you can spot and even ctach a dazzling dragonfly or nifty newt.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Whats that sound? (2+)
People think the outdoors is quiet, but listen to that sound, everything from the caws of crows to the buzzing of bees, get ready to play loads of noisy games.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Wightwick Manor and Gardens
Folksy Theatre presents Shakespeare’s ’Love’s Labour’s Lost’. The production will be filled with Folksy’s touch of live music, bold characters and audience interaction. The King of Navarre and his lords swear off food, women, and sleep in order to study for three years.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Thu 23 Aug and Fri 24 Aug

More details - Pioneers of the Synthesiser featuring Gary Numan tribute Pat Martin & The Liquid Engineers + Kraftwerk tribute Man M
Pioneers of the Synthesiser featuring Gary Numan tribute Pat Martin & The Liquid Engineers + Kraftwerk tribute Man Machine: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Summer Adventure (2+)
We’re on a summer adventure come rain or shine, even without the hot sun you can still see it’s summertime, join us for lots of fun and games.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Birmingham RCTA August BH Floating Market
A way to spend a few hours in the open air sharing the towpath space & meeting traders who live & work on the canals. Traders will be moored along both sides of the Birmingham Mainline canal alongside Arena Birmingham. Arts, Crafts & many "Not on the High Street" goods.
Birmingham Mainline canal alongside Arena Birmingham
Fri 24 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Nature Tots - Forest fun for tots (2-4)
If you go down to the woods today you’re sure of a big surprise as we’ll be there having fun in our fantastic forest with lots of games and activities.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Fri 24 Aug

More details - family bat night (5+)
Join us as we do a bat craft before playing some batty games and going on a bat hunt with our special bat detectors.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Fri 24 Aug

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 25 Aug

More details - Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Boyz II Men.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Bridge House - Open Garden for NGS
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 and wild flower meadow. Pergola walk, formal fish pool, pond, bog garden and lawns.
Bridge House, Bodymoor Heath
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Peppa Pig's Adventure
eppa Pig and friends are back in the brand new live show Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe.
Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Coventry
Tue 28 Aug and Wed 29 Aug

More details - Tweet to Woo (2+)
Tweet to Woo! Can you hear that noise, we’re going on a bird hunt, making them a snack and testing our nest building skills on this fun afternoon out.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 28 Aug

More details - Life in the undergrowth (2+)
There’s so much going on right under out feet, we’re going to be finding out what lives there and why!
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 28 Aug

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 29 Aug, Wed 26 Sep

More details - Summer Survival (6+)
Can you survive the last few days of the summer holidays? Train in the way of the animals and learn their survival skills.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 29 Aug

More details - Pond Dipping (4+)
Come and discover what lurks in the murky depths of our pond, can you find the mysterious newt?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 29 Aug

More details - Pirates and Princesses (4+)
Fancy your chances or walking the plank or see yourself in a beautiful castle, come along as we build dens fit for a princess and secret pirate hide outs.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 30 Aug

More details - Dino Discovery (2+)
We’re making mud fossils and playing loads of dinosaur games during this session fit for the next dino discoverer.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 30 Aug

More details - Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour
Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Kevin Hart.: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Thu 30 Aug

More details - Nature Tots - Baby animals and their families (2-4)
Those baby animals sure are cute, but how do they keep safe? Get ready to play lots of games and look after our cuddly toy creatures as we had out and learn all about baby animals and their families.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Moseley Folk Festival 2018
Moseley Folk Festival 2018: Tickets avaiable.
Moseley Park, Birmingham
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Archives Talk: Disappear Here with Adam Steiner
Disappear Here was a project that aimed to bring together nine writers and nine film-makers to make a series of films about the Coventry ring road. Coventry ring road (A4053) runs a mere 2.25 miles around the centre of Coventry and inspires numerous love/hate relationships.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Sat 1 Sep

More details - 49 The Plantation - Open Garden for NGS
Small suburban garden 60 ft x 30 ft with lots of roses, hemerocallis, well stocked borders and fruit trees. Greenhouse with tomatoes, cucumbers and grape vine. Productive vegetable garden.
49 The Plantation, Brierley Hill
Sun 2 Sep

More details - LA Guns
LA Guns: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Tue 4 Sep

More details - BMCV Walk
Join the Brandon Marsh Conversation Volunteers for a guided walk around Brandon Marsh, learning from the people who have been caring for the reserve for years.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Rose Tattoo
Rose Tattoo plus Girlschools. Artists performing: Rose Tattoo.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Tue 11 Sep

More details - The Devil Makes Three
The Devil Makes Three. Artists performing: The Devil Makes Three.: Tickets avaiable.
Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
Thu 13 Sep

More details - Wightwick Manor and Gardens - Beyond Ophelia - A Celebration of Lizzie Siddal
An exhibition celebrating the Art and Poetry of Lizzie Siddal. Only the second solo exhibition of her artwork, this exhibition reinstates Lizzie Siddal as an important and influential artist and poet.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Fri 14 Sep to Mon 12 Nov

More details - Queen: Champions of Rock
The UK’s authoritative Queen concert show, played absolutely live in a two-hour rock spectacle! Join the ultimate celebration of one the biggest bands to have ever graced the stage – Queen.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Fri 14 Sep

More details - Camel
Camel Playing Moonmadness in its entirety plus other classic tracks. Artists performing: Camel.: Tickets avaiable.
Town Hall, Birmingham
Fri 14 Sep

More details - ICE 2018 - Britain's Coolest Comic Convention
ICE - The International Comics Expo is a unique comic convention based in Birmingham UK. The convention is a great day out for all the family and is only £15 in advance via our website for early bird entry at 10am or the same on the door from 11.00. Kids under 14 go for free!
BCEC, Hill Street, Birmingham.
Sat 15 Sep

More details - George Michael & Wham
Officially UK’s No1 George Michael tribute for 2017. Robert ignites the stage with his authentic tribute to George Michael - one of the most successful vocalists of our time. Delivering a powerhouse performance of both George Michaels’ biggest hits and all the greatest songs of Wham!
Knowle British Legion, 1161 Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull
Sat 15 Sep

More details - Field skills for Camerawork
Join professional wildlife cameraman Steve Watts and explore the skills needed for both still and motion camera work.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 15 Sep

More details - Coventry Comic Con - Trader
Coventry Comic Con - Trader. Artists performing: Coventry Comic Con.: Tickets avaiable.
Sports Connexion, Coventry
Sat 15 Sep

More details - The AC/DC Experience & Maiden England
The AC/DC Experience & Maiden England. Artists performing: The AC/DC Experience.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 15 Sep

More details - Jaret Reddick
Jaret Reddick Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Jaret Reddick.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 15 Sep

More details - The Tina Turner Experience
The Tina Turner Experience: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Handsworth Park 10K Fun Run 2018
Are you up for a challenge and a bit of fun? Then join us on our 10K charity fun run within Handsworth Park, Birmingham organised by the Handsworth BHF Fundraising Group to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
Handsworth Park, Holly Road, Handsworth, Birmingham
Sun 16 Sep

More details - 50 Cent
50 Cent. Artists performing: 50 Cent.: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Tue 18 Sep

More details - Lost Horizons
Lost Horizons + Penelope Isles. Artists performing: Lost Horizons, Penelope Isles.: Tickets avaiable.
Hare and Hounds 2, Birmingham
Tue 18 Sep

More details - 15 Years of Dirty Sanchez Live - Ft. Lee Dainton & Matthew Pritchard
15 Years of Dirty Sanchez Live - Ft. Lee Dainton & Matthew Pritchard. Artists performing: Dirty Sanchez .: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Wed 19 Sep

More details - Dionne Warwick - Don't Make Me Over
Soul/ Pop Legend, Dionne Warwick will be returning to the UK for her 2018 tour ‘Don’t Make Me Over’ Featuring the classic hits; ‘ Walk On By’, ‘Any One Who Had A Heart’, ‘Do You Know The Way To San Jose’, ‘Don’t Make Me Over’, ‘Heartbreaker’ and many more!
Symphony Hall, Centenary Square, Birmingham, West Midlands
Thu 20 Sep

More details - Brum Rocks LIVE!
This tour brings together five of Birmingham’s finest rock’n’roll heroes on one stage at the same time. A truly unique show...
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Thu 20 Sep

More details - Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwick. Artists performing: Dionne Warwick.: Tickets avaiable.
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Thu 20 Sep

More details - Laurel
Laurel Plus Support. Artists performing: Laurel.: Tickets avaiable.
Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
Thu 20 Sep

More details - Birmingham Music Competition
BIRMINGHAM MUSIC COMPETITION OPEN MIC UK 2018 AUDITION DATES RELEASED Music competition auditions dates for Birmingham Open Mic UK 2018 have been announced! Open Mic UK is coming to Birmingham with auditions at Concourse 22-23.
Concourse 22-23, National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Divas: The Legends
An outstanding one-woman show that celebrates the lives and music of three of the world’s greatest female performers: Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli and Dame Shirley Bassey.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Sat 22 Sep

More details - The Magic Gang
The Magic Gang Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: The Magic Gang.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Hospice Tandem Skydive Day
Take on our Skydive Challenge in 2018! There are few things more thrilling than freefalling from 10,000 feet at 120mph. For 2018 we have teamed up with Skydive Tilstock so you can experience a tandem jump and fly through the skies just like your favourite comic book hero!
Skydive Tilstock , Tilstock Airfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Leprous / Agent Fesco
Leprous / Agent Fesco. Artists performing: Leprous.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Halestorm
Halestorm Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Halestorm.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Mon 24 Sep

More details - Shania Twain - Shania NOW Tour
Shania Twain - Shania NOW Tour Plus The Shires. Artists performing: Shania Twain.: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Mon 24 Sep

More details - Awful Auntie
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Lichfield Street Wolverhampton
Wed 26 Sep to Sun 30 Sep

More details - Bobby "KP" Woods Sings Ray Charles ft Birmingham Songstress, Kezia Soul
I come from a Gospel background, and grew up singing in Sunday school songs like “Yes Jesus Loves Me” and “He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands”, so when my uncle introduced me to the music of Ray Charles my parents were not very happy.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Fri 28 Sep

More details - Bright Light Bright Light
Bright Light Bright Light Plus Support. Artists performing: Bright Light Bright Light.: Tickets avaiable.
Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
Fri 28 Sep

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 29 Sep

More details - Wild Fest @ Parkridge
Crafts, pond dipping, games and more at our Parkridge Centre in Solihull. Entry is free!
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road Solihull
Sun 30 Sep

More details - Winged Splendour
A series of 9 illustrated talks by David Brown to introduce the fascinating world of Moths and Butterflies. Advice on identification, classification and field techniques including moth traps.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 1 Oct

More details - Warwick/Johnson - Sonic Acoustic Attack tour
Warwick/Johnson - Sonic Acoustic Attack tour: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Mon 1 Oct

More details - Teleman
Teleman. Artists performing: Teleman.: Tickets avaiable.
Castle & Falcon, Birmingham
Tue 2 Oct

More details - Three Days Grace
Three Days Grace Plus special guests. Artists performing: Three Days Grace.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Thu 4 Oct

More details - Tunnel Teds
Join us for our very popular Tunnel Teds event – a day to bring your furry friend along for a ted-tastic day of bear-themed fun on and around the canal! An event specially aimed at the under 7s (though everyone is welcome of course!
Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust 501 Birmingham New Road Dudley
Sat 6 Oct

More details - Col3trane
Col3trane Plus special guests. Artists performing: Col3trane.: Tickets avaiable.
Castle & Falcon, Birmingham
Sat 6 Oct

More details - The Rifles Singles Tour
The Rifles Singles Tour. Artists performing: The Rifles.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 6 Oct

More details - Apply Day
Mid Shires Orchard Group are leading a day celebrating the wonders of English apples. Learn about different varieties, taste fresh apple juice and have a go at pressing (you can even bring your own apples to turn into juice for a donation).
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sun 7 Oct

More details - Joanne Shaw Taylor
Joanne Shaw Taylor: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Sun 7 Oct

More details - UK Construction Week
UK Construction Week – the UK’s largest gathering of Contractors, Consultants, Architects, Manufacturers, Project Managers, SME’s, and Developers, – returns to the NEC Birmingham for its fourth year from 9 - 11 October 2018.
NEC, Birmingham
Tue 9 Oct to Thu 11 Oct

More details - Childcare
Childcare Plus Support. Artists performing: Childcare.: Tickets avaiable.
Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
Tue 9 Oct

More details - Grand Designs Live
Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, returns from 10 -14 October at Birmingham’s NEC. Based on the Channel 4 series and presented by Kevin McCloud, the show offers visitors top expert advice, new product launches and specialist exhibitors in six project zones.
The NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham
Wed 10 Oct to Sun 14 Oct

More details - Sea Girls
Sea Girls + The Pale White. Artists performing: Sea Girls.: Tickets avaiable.
Mama Roux's, Birmingham
Thu 11 Oct

More details - The Daniel Wakeford Experience
The Daniel Wakeford Experience Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: The Daniel Wakeford Experience .: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Thu 11 Oct

More details - My Wild Life: Autumn Reserves Tour
New for 2018 we will be heading out on an Autumn Reserves Tour to enjoy the autumn colour of Ufton Fields, Bubbenhall Wood and Meadow and Wappenbury and Old Nun Wood. With the help of our Woodland Officer we will explore these beautiful reserves, discover what species call it home and learn how the land is managed.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Imperial Leisure - The Art Of Saying Nothing 10th anniversary tour
Imperial Leisure - The Art Of Saying Nothing 10th anniversary tour Plus New Town Kings. Artists performing: Imperial Leisure.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Pure McCartney feat Tony Coburn as Paul McCarntey
Pure McCartney feat Tony Coburn as Paul McCarntey: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Fri 12 Oct

More details - K.FLAY
K.FLAY Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: K.FLAY.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Stepback - the 90s concert
Stepback - the 90s concert. Artists performing: Peter Andre, B*Witched, S Club, East 17, Blazin' Squad, Big Brovaz, Booty Luv, 5live, Vengaboys.: Tickets avaiable.
Coventry Ricoh, Coventry
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Mencap Run Sutton Park
Choose your distance - take on a 5km or 10km route around one of the largest urban parks in Europe. Aim for a personal best or take your time, either way, by tying your laces and clocking up the kilometres for Mencap you’re helping people with a learning disability live the life they choose. Have kids?
Sutton Park, Birmingham
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Punky Meadows & Frank DiMino of Angel
Punky Meadows & Frank DiMino of Angel: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Corky Laing plays Mountain
Corky Laing plays Mountain: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Mon 15 Oct

More details - Brian Jonestown Massacre
Brian Jonestown Massacre Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: The Brian Jonestown Massacre.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Tue 16 Oct

More details - A Black Country Night Out
"...a great night - Just like it used to be!" A Black Country Night Out is one of the longest running shows in the Midlands, over the years it has starred some of the truly great local entertainers such as Aynuk & Ayli, Tommy Mundon, Dolly Allen and Giggetty.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Thu 18 Oct

More details - Matt Linnen
Matt Linnen plus support. Artists performing: Matt Linnen.: Tickets avaiable.
Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
Thu 18 Oct

More details - From The Jam
From The Jam. Artists performing: From The Jam.: Tickets avaiable.
The Empire, Coventry
Fri 19 Oct

More details - Hospice Loop the Loop Day
We’ve teamed up with Take Flight Aviation to offer you the chance to experience a real life, movie style Loop the Loop in an aeroplane!
Take Flight Aviation Loxley Lane, Wellesbourne Airfield Wellesbourne
Sat 20 Oct

More details - The West Midlands Wedding Fair
The Ultimate day out for wedding inspiration is back for 2018! The West Midlands Wedding Fair is back at NAEC Stoneleigh Park this autumn from 20-21 October. The West Midlands show is ideally located for brides from Warwick, Birmingham, Coventry, Rugby, Banbury and across the West Midlands.
NAEC Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire
Sat 20 Oct and Sun 21 Oct

More details - Sam Amidon
Sam Amidon Plus Support. Artists performing: Sam Amidon.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cuban Embassy, Birmingham
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Antarctic Monkeys
Antarctic Monkeys Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Antarctic Monkeys.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Ash
Ash + special guests. Artists performing: Ash.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Eric Martin (The Voice of Mr Big)
Eric Martin (The Voice of Mr Big). Artists performing: Eric Martin.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Nature Babies (0-2)
drop in session for babies and toddlers with messy and sensory play
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Mon 22 Oct

More details - Luisa Omielan
Luisa Omielan Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Luisa Omielan .: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Mon 22 Oct

More details - Lovely Leaves (2+)
There’s so much fun to have when the leaves start to fall, collect leaves of all shapes, sizes and colours, make them into a natural collage or a big pile to jump in.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 23 Oct

More details - Autumn Adventure (6+)
Join us as we explore our nature reserve as we use binoculars to spot flying birds and look out for autumn signs.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Tue 23 Oct

More details - Lucy Spraggan
Lucy Spraggan + Special Guests. Artists performing: Lucy Spraggan.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Tue 23 Oct

More details - Wild about Bats (6+)
Learn all about this night flying mammal and how they live in our gardens and parks. Play lots of fun games and make a craft.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 24 Oct

More details - Den building (6+)
Would you be able to survive outside this winter? Come find out as you discover how to make a survival den in the woods, to keep warm and sheltered away from the cold.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Wed 24 Oct

More details - Heels of Hell 2018
Heels of Hell 2018 Starring Sharon Needles + Alaska: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Wed 24 Oct

More details - Autumn Bird ID with Ed Drewitt
Throughout the day, a mix of indoor and outdoor tuition will give you the opportunity to learn a variety of common autumn birds found across Brandon Marsh during the autumn.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 25 Oct

More details - Happy Hedgehogs (2+)
Find out about hedgehogs and their night time lives, what do they eat? Where are they in Winter? Plus make a mud hedgehog too!
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 25 Oct

More details - Autumn Colours (4+)
How many colours can you find in nature? Look closely as the colours start to change, try your hand and bark rubbings and make a leafy lantern to take home.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Thu 25 Oct

More details - Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson Plus Joan Shelley. Artists performing: Richard Thompson.: Tickets avaiable.
Town Hall, Birmingham
Fri 26 Oct

More details - Nature Tots - Halloween Spooks (2-4)
why not dress up and come and play some spooky games. You will make some magic potions and learn which animals are brave enough to be out and about on halloween.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull
Fri 26 Oct

More details - Fickle Friends
Fickle Friends Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Fickle Friends.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 26 Oct

More details - Sophie Hunger
Sophie Hunger Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Sophie Hunger.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 26 Oct

More details - Doctor Dolittle
Hello to one and all. I am Doctor John Dolittle a very famous Doctor. I’m a bit wackyactually but you will get used to that. Some of you may have heard of me (good for you) and some may have not - but you will now. I am not a normal run of the mill Doctor. I was once but I really did not like my patients.
The Old Rep Station Street Birmingham
Sat 27 Oct

More details - Halloween Fun & Pumpkin Carving
Come and join us for an evening of fun and have a go at carving your own pumpkin. Embark on our bat trail and take home some Halloween goodies.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 27 Oct

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 27 Oct

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 31 Oct, Wed 28 Nov, Wed 19 Dec

More details - Harry Manx
Harry Manx: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Wed 31 Oct

More details - Fat Freddy's Drop
Fat Freddy's Drop. Artists performing: Fat Freddy's Drop.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 2 Nov

More details - The Smyths
The Smyths. Artists performing: The Smyths.: Tickets avaiable.
The Empire, Coventry
Fri 2 Nov

More details - Fat Freddy's Drop
Fat Freddy's Drop. Artists performing: Fat Freddy's Drop.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 2 Nov

More details - Chainska Brassika
Chainska Brassika Plus Bare Jams: Tickets avaiable.
Castle & Falcon, Birmingham
Sat 3 Nov

More details - Bootleg ABBA
Join us for a fantastic night of pre-Christmas Entertainment Including a free after show Party with our resident DJ!
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Sat 3 Nov

More details - Rainbow Kitten Surprise
Rainbow Kitten Surprise plus special guests. Artists performing: Rainbow Kitten Surprise.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 3 Nov

More details - Press To Meco
Press To Meco. Artists performing: Press To Meco.: Tickets avaiable.
The Asylum 2, Birmingham
Sat 3 Nov

More details - Boy Jumps Ship
Boy Jumps Ship. Artists performing: Boy Jumps Ship.: Tickets avaiable.
Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
Sun 4 Nov

More details - National Glass Fair
Leading original specialist fair with up to 90 exhibitors selling fine antique and collectable glass including contemporary artists showing their own work.
National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull
Sun 4 Nov

More details - The Watch
The Watch: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Sun 4 Nov

More details - Godsmack
Godsmack Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Godsmack.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Sun 4 Nov

More details - Danny Bryant
Danny Bryant: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Mon 5 Nov

More details - Michael Schenker Fest
Michael Schenker Fest. Artists performing: Michael Schenker Fest.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Tue 6 Nov

More details - The Sons Of Pitches
The Sons Of Pitches Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: The Sons Of Pitches.: Tickets avaiable.
Town Hall, Birmingham
Tue 6 Nov

More details - Slayer
Slayer Plus Lamb of God, Anthrax & Obituary. Artists performing: Slayer, Lamb of God, Anthrax, Obituary.: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Wed 7 Nov

More details - PWLL: Woodcraft Day
Let your creative side be inspired by nature and have a go at making your own woodcraft pieces to take away.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 8 Nov

More details - S-X
S-X Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: S-X.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 9 Nov

More details - Killing Joke
Killing Joke + Guests. Artists performing: Killing Joke.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 9 Nov

More details - Bob Wayne
Bob Wayne. Artists performing: Bob Wayne.: Tickets avaiable.
The Asylum 2, Birmingham
Fri 9 Nov

More details - Got to be Michael Jackson
Got to be Michael Jackson, the UK’s top live Michael Jackson Tribute Concert is coming to the Austin Sports and Social Club, Tessall Lane, Longbridge. Starring Anthony Edwards, it celebrates the career and impact of the world’s most famous entertainer.
Austin Sports and Social Club, 30 Tessel Lane Longbridge
Sat 10 Nov

More details - Sleeper
Sleeper. Artists performing: Sleeper.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 10 Nov

More details - Teenage Fanclub
Teenage Fanclub + Special Guests. Artists performing: Teenage Fanclub.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sun 11 Nov

More details - Focus feat Thijs Van Leer
Focus feat Thijs Van Leer Focus feat Thijs Van Leer: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Sun 11 Nov

More details - Wightwick Manor and Gardens - Beyond Ophelia - A Celebration of Lizzie Siddal
An exhibition celebrating the Art and Poetry of Lizzie Siddal. Only the second solo exhibition of her artwork, this exhibition reinstates Lizzie Siddal as an important and influential artist and poet.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton
Tue 13 Nov to Mon 24 Dec

More details - Yazmin Lacey
Yazmin Lacey. Artists performing: Yazmin Lacey.: Tickets avaiable.
Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
Tue 13 Nov

More details - Culture Club
Culture Club. Artists performing: Culture Club.: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 16 Nov

More details - Pearl Jam UK
Pearl Jam UK + A Tribute to Eddie Vedder. Artists performing: Pearl Jam UK.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 16 Nov

More details - Christmas Shopping Fair
It`s back-the Christmas Gifts Fair at Himley Hall near Dudley, such a popular event for early gift hunting for family and friends.
Himley Hall, Dudley
Sat 17 Nov and Sun 18 Nov
Premium Listing

More details - The Clone Roses
The Clone Roses plus Kazabian. Artists performing: The Clone Roses.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 17 Nov

More details - Queen Extravaganza Tour 2018
The hugely popular live band performance, returns to rock the UK with the ‘Queen Extravaganza Tour’. ‘Queen Extravaganza’ – described by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as ‘A rock celebration in the Royal tradition’ and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen - will play 17 shows...
BIRMINGHAM Symphony Hall, Broad St, Birmingham
Mon 19 Nov

The Wizard of Oz More details - The Wizard of Oz
Everybody’s favourite musical, THE WIZARD OF OZ, brought to you by Trinity Musical Theatre Company and the same production team from the successful Return to the Forbidden Planet (2017).
Dormston Mill Theatre, Mill Bank, Sedgley
Tue 20 Nov to Sat 24 Nov
Premium Listing

More details - Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons
Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons: Tickets avaiable.
The Asylum, Birmingham
Tue 20 Nov

More details - Blancmange
Blancmange 'Wanderlust' Tour + support. Artists performing: Blancmange.: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin 2, Bilston
Thu 22 Nov

More details - The Men They Couldn't Hang
The Men They Couldn't Hang Plus Support. Artists performing: The Men They Couldn't Hang.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 23 Nov

More details - We Are Not Devo – A Tribute To Devo
We Are Not Devo – A Tribute To Devo. Artists performing: We Are Not Devo.: Tickets avaiable.
Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton
Fri 23 Nov

More details - Sham 69 (Pursey, Parsons, Treganna, Guy) + Angelic Upstarts
Sham 69 (Pursey, Parsons, Treganna, Guy) + Angelic Upstarts: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Fri 23 Nov

More details - The 2018 Birmingham International Tattoo
Experience the pomp and pageantry of the Birmingham International Tattoo. Now in its 30th year, Britain’s biggest indoor international tattoo (a type of military show), with over 1,200 performers, will return to Arena Birmingham in November, bringing together international military and other marching bands in a three...
Arena Birmingham
Sat 24 Nov and Sun 25 Nov

More details - Faith - The George Michael Legacy
“Uncanny, looks and sounds like the real superstar” – The Stage Magazine. A stunning celebration of one the greatest singer –songwriters of all time. Featuring international George Michael tribute Wayne Dilks and his 8 piece band.
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Sat 24 Nov

More details - London Calling - A tribute to the Clash
London Calling - A tribute to the Clash. Artists performing: London Calling - A tribute to the Clash.: Tickets avaiable.
The Asylum, Birmingham
Sat 24 Nov

More details - Walter Trout
Walter Trout: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Sun 25 Nov

More details - Christine and The Queens
Christine and The Queens Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Christine and The Queens.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Mon 26 Nov

More details - Awful Auntie
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
New Alexandra Theatre Suffolk Queensway Birmingham
Tue 27 Nov to Sat 1 Dec

More details - Magnum
Magnum: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Wed 28 Nov

More details - Shame
Shame. Artists performing: Shame.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Wed 28 Nov

More details - Suburban Living
Suburban Living. Artists performing: Suburban Living.: Tickets avaiable.
Castle & Falcon, Birmingham
Fri 30 Nov

More details - The Macc Lads
The Macc Lads: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Fri 30 Nov

More details - The Dunwells
The Dunwells. Artists performing: The Dunwells.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cuban Embassy, Birmingham
Sat 1 Dec

More details - The LQ&N (Lacemaking, Quilting & Needlecraft) Christmas Fair, Solihull
When: 10am-4pm, Saturday 2nd December 2017 Where: Cranmore Park, Cranmore Avenue, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4LE At the Makit LQ&N Christmas Fair you will find a vast array of specialist suppliers of threads, tools, and accessories all under one roof.
Cranmore Park, Cranmore Avenue, Shirley, Solihull
Sat 1 Dec

More details - Cast
Cast Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Cast.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 1 Dec

More details - The Human League
The Human League + Very Special Guest Midge Ure’s Band Electronica. Artists performing: The Human League.: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 1 Dec

More details - UK Foo Fighters (Tribute) Banging On The Ceiling Tour
UK Foo Fighters (Tribute) Banging On The Ceiling Tour: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 1 Dec

More details - Buffalo Tom
Buffalo Tom + special guests. Artists performing: Buffalo Tom.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Thu 6 Dec

More details - Graveyard
Graveyard Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Graveyard.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 7 Dec

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 8 Dec

More details - Wild Fest @ Christmas
Join us for festive fun with Christmas crafts for adults and children (small suggested donation), local craft stalls, Festive specials in Badgers Tea Room and a winter trail around the reserve. Our shop also stocks a variety of gifts for all ages where all profits fund our work for wildlife and wild places.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Sat 8 Dec

More details - The Southmartins
The Southmartins. Artists performing: The Southmartins.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 8 Dec

More details - 808 State : 30
808 State : 30 LIVE: ninety - ex:el - gorgeous - don solaris - outpost transmission - transmission suite plus special guest: Lone. Artists performing: 808 State, Lone.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 8 Dec

More details - Nightwish
Nightwish Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Nightwish.: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Mon 10 Dec

More details - Beauty and the Beast: A Magical Christmas Pantomime!
“In the Frenchest part of French France, a humongously handsome Prince falls in love with the beautiful daughter of the merchant, Monsieur Bertrand. The evil enchantress, Sybil, hates all that is beautiful and so she turns the Prince into a hideous, hairy Beast!!
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield
Tue 11 Dec to Sun 16 Dec, Tue 18 Dec to Thu 20 Dec, Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec, Wed 26 Dec to Mon 31 Dec

More details - Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Touring their ever-popular festive programme, London Concertante travel the length and breadth of the country presenting treats from across Europe to get you in the mood for mulled wine, mince pies, and baubles.
Coventry Cathedral, Priory Street, Coventry
Thu 13 Dec

More details - Showaddywaddy - Christmas Party
Showaddywaddy - Christmas Party
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Fri 14 Dec

More details - Def Leppard - The Hysteria Tour
Def Leppard - The Hysteria Tour Plus Cheap Trick. Artists performing: Def Leppard.: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Mon 17 Dec

More details - Bad Manners - Christmas Tour 2018
Bad Manners - Christmas Tour 2018. Artists performing: BAD MANNERS.: Tickets avaiable.
Mama Roux's, Birmingham
Wed 19 Dec

More details - UB40
UB40 + Special Guests 40th Anniversary. Artists performing: UB40.: Tickets avaiable.
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 21 Dec

More details - Stepback -  80s Christmas concert
Stepback - 80s Christmas concert. Artists performing: Tony Hadley, ABC, Bonnie Tyler, Go West, Chesney Hawkes.: Tickets avaiable.
Coventry Ricoh, Coventry
Sat 22 Dec

More details - Clutch
Clutch Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Clutch.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 22 Dec

More details - New Amen Corner & Soul Survivors
New Amen Corner & Soul Survivors: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Wed 26 Dec

More details - 26th Lions Festive Walk
Fill up your car with family & friends, turn up and make a donation and walk off your Christmas pudding.
Baddesley Clinton NT House Solihull/Warwickshire border
Thu 27 Dec

More details - Royal Republic
Royal Republic Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: Royal Republic.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri 18 Jan 19

More details - Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats
Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats plus Blood Cermony. Artists performing: Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Institute2 Birmingham, Birmingham
Wed 23 Jan 19

More details - Skids
Skids. Artists performing: Skids.: Tickets avaiable.
The Empire, Coventry
Sat 26 Jan 19

More details - VNV Nation
VNV Nation. Artists performing: VNV Nation.: Tickets avaiable.
The Asylum, Birmingham
Sat 2 Feb 19

More details - Lamont Dozier
Lamont Dozier. Artists performing: Lamont Dozier.: Tickets avaiable.
Town Hall, Birmingham
Mon 18 Feb 19

More details - Livewire - The AC/DC Show
Livewire - The AC/DC Show: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Sat 16 Mar 19

More details - Hospice Loop the Loop Day
We’ve teamed up with Take Flight Aviation to offer you the chance to experience a real life, movie style Loop the Loop in an aeroplane!
Take Flight Aviation Loxley Lane, Wellesbourne Airfield Wellesbourne
Sat 23 Mar 19

More details - Pist.On
Pist.On. Artists performing: Pist.On .: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy3 Birmingham, Birmingham
Sat 23 Mar 19

More details - Luther
Luther: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Band Of Friends featuring Gerry McAvoy, Ted McKenna & Marcel Scherpenzeel
Band Of Friends featuring Gerry McAvoy, Ted McKenna & Marcel Scherpenzeel: Tickets avaiable.
The Robin, Wolverhampton
Fri 24 May 19

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