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New festival shines a light on Longbridge

A new international arts festival will put the spotlight on the £1 billion redevelopment of the 468-acre former car…

Birmingham Festival gets itself a Chilli Queen

A school catering manager from Solihull has become the first ever Chilli Queen at the recently held Birmingham Chilli…

East Is East comes to Birmigham

Ayub Khan Din's critically acclaimed play East Is East is to show at Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre in January as part of a…

From Shropshire Lad to Jersey Boy

The hit West End musical Jersey Boys opens in the Midlands this month and that’s great news for one member of the…
until Sat 29 Nov

Christopher Sergel's stage version of Harper Lee's classic tale - direct from the West End.

Station St, Birmingham, West Midlands
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until Wed 10 Dec

The Million Women Rise (MWR) Movement is made up of thousands of women who are united by outrage at the continued daily, hourly, minute-by-minute individual and institutionalised male violence enacted against women…

Centenary Square,
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until Sat 17 Jan 2015

Brand new staging of Roald Dahl's popular children's book arrives at The REP for Christmas.

Centenary Square, Broad St, Birmingham
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until Sat 29 Nov

Celebrated Portuguese director and choreographer Arthur Pita here brings the festive story of The Little Match Girl to life in a fusion of dance, song and original live music by Frank Moon. Based on Hans Christian…

Birmingham Hippodrome, , Hurst Street, Birmingham
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until Sat 29 Nov

With Ola and Fern Brady (Thurs). Ola plus comic tbc (Fri). Ola and Clint Edwards (Sat)

Hurst St, Birmingham
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Fri 28 Nov - Sat 29 Nov

Rock Anthems from the like of U2, Queen & Kaiser Chiefs.

3 - 5 St Paul's Square, Birmingham
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Fri 28 Nov - Sun 30 Nov

2014 acts not confirmed

, Skegness
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Fri 28 Nov
Victoria Square, Birmingham
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Fri 28 Nov

Since beating Susan Boyle in the live final of Britain’s Got Talent in 2009, this London-based dance troupe have taken the world by storm with their breathtaking range of routines, performed to an eclectic…

King Edward Rd, Birmingham
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Fri 28 Nov

A five-piece punk rock band from Sydney.

78 Digbeth High Street, Birmingham
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Fri 28 Nov - Sat 13 Dec

Sir Peter Wright’s enchanting version of this festive favourite returns to the Hippodrome, courtesy of Birmingham Royal Ballet. Created in 1990 as a thank you to Birmingham for its support of the company following…

Hurst Street, Birmingham
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Fri 28 Nov

Peter Brian Gabriel is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the lead vocalist and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis. After leaving Genesis, Gabriel went on to…

Bickenhill Rd, Birmingham
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Theatre

Tue 27 Jan 2015 - Sat 31 Jan 2015

Brian Conley stars in the Greatest Show On Earth in Cameron Mackintosh's blockbuster musical.

Lichfield Street , Wolverhampton
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Tue 19 May 2015 - Sat 30 May 2015
35/37 Piccadilly, Stoke-on-Trent
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Music

Sat 28 Mar 2015 - Sun 29 Mar 2015

Mcfly and Busted re-group as one band.

King Edward Rd, Birmingham
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Fri 17 Apr 2015

 

Victoria Square, Birmingham
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Comedy

Sun 21 Dec
Bickenhill Rd, Birmingham
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Fri 11 Sep 2015 - Sat 12 Sep 2015
Hurst Street, Birmingham
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Film

On General Release From Fri 26 Dec

Any film from Tim Burton is an event but this one is trailing Oscar buzz in its wake - and it’s a fascinating story. This is the true tale of the impresario Walter Keane (Waltz) whose pictures of wide-eyed waifs…

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On General Release From Fri 26 Dec

(150 mins) Sir Ridley Scott calls this his biggest epic yet, which is some almighty claim (it was he who brought us 1492: Conquest of Paradise, Gladiator and Kingdom of Heaven). For those who don’t know their…

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Julian Clary stars in festive family favourite
Birmingham Stage Company serve up another festive treat...
Popular show returns to Brum
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J.M Barrie's classic tale gets a makeover...
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