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Search is on for the urban dance superstars of the future

An X-Factor-style dance-off competition for street dance groups is on the lookout for the Midlands’ top urban dance…

Share your NIA memories!

Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena is asking the general public to share their memories of the venue during its…

Festival Of Imagineers Makes Its Debut

Visionaries from the world of design, technology and engineering this month come together for a day of performance and activities…

Were You Ska'd For Life?

Three Minute Heroes, the smash-hit 2 Tone musical is to make its long awaited return to Coventry for three weeks this autumn…

The Bodyguard on its way to Wolverhampton

Thea Sharrock's hit production The Bodyguard is to stop off in Wolverhampton as part of its first national tour. Based…
until Sat 27 Sep

Paintings & drawings that explore Birmingham's changing urban landscape.

4 Brook St, St Paul's, Birmingham
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until Sun 03 Aug

2014 line-up includes; Basement Jaxx, James, Johnny Marr, Sinead O'Connor, De La Soul, Laura Mvula, Steve Mason, Skatalities, Peter Hook and the Light, The Cuban Brothers, Chas & Dave, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, The…

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until Sun 03 Aug

2014 line-up includes; Van Morrison, Sinead O'Connor, Newton Faulkner, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Jason Isbell, Lunasa, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, Skinny Lister, Eddi Reader, Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham,…

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until Thu 14 Aug

2014 line-up includes; Droydi, Buyas, B.UNQ, Filthit, Sanja, Danny Dark, Poet, A-Lone, Tony Smooth, Crystal Sound, Jesusdelcampo, Dusty Rocket, Freedom Danish, Sam Red, White Horse, Hipnotyk Poison, The Goodikay, The…

, Crimean Peninsula
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until Sat 02 Aug

With Comedy Carousel, Andy Robinson (Thurs). Gar Murran plus comic tbc (Fri & Sat)

Hurst St, Birmingham
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until Thu 14 Aug

The tenth instalment in the so-called ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe,’ Guardians Of The Galaxy stars Chris Pratt (from TV's Parks And Recreation) as the half-alien, half-human pilot Peter Quill. When Quill…

47 - 49 Station St, Birmingham
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until Sat 02 Aug
3 - 5 St Paul's Square, Birmingham
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until Sun 03 Aug

2014 line-up includes; Dizzee Rascal, White Lies, Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, The Fratellis, Razorlight, Goldie Lookin' Chain, Max Raptor, The James Warner Prophecies, Bare Knuckle Parade, Shed Seven, Ella…

Pikehall, Matlock
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until Sun 03 Aug

2014 line-up includes; Jools Holland, Seasick Steve, Erasure, Eliza Doolittle, Scouting For Girls, Texas, The Feeling, The Lancashire Hotpots and more to be announced...

, Little Budworth
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until Sun 03 Aug

An award-winning, innovative, independent festival based in the Lake District. It features pioneering contemporary music and art alongside traditional rural entertainment. 2014 line-up includes; Suede, Example, Frank…

, Hackthorpe
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until Sun 03 Aug

2014 line-up includes; The Leisure Society, Melt Yourself Down, Islet, Colorama, Pictish Trail, Randolphs Leap, Monoganon, Tuff Love, Plank!, Denis Jones, Laura J Martin, Gideon Conn, Drop Floor and many more to be…

Gisburn Forest, Slaidburn
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until Sat 02 Aug

2014 line-up includes; Public Service Broadcasting, Hot 8 Brass Band, Coves, We The Wild, Laura Groves & Nautic, Face+Heel, onlyjoe, Polaroid 85, We Used To Make Things, Melt Yourself Down, Alpines, Skinny Lister,…

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Theatre

Wed 24 Sep - Sat 11 Oct

Acclaimed West End drama based on a novel by Michael Morpurgo.

35/37 Piccadilly, Stoke-on-Trent
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Music

Wed 05 Nov
Bickenhill Rd, Birmingham
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Thu 11 Dec

Eagerly anticipated concert from the acclaimed tenor and West End star.

Bickenhill Rd, Birmingham
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Comedy

Fri 07 Nov - Sun 09 Nov

John's brand new show SUPERSONIC will be smashing through comedy MACH 3. Get ready for a comic boom of guffaws all the way from Plymouth to Glasgow via Dublin and back again.  

King Edward Rd, Birmingham
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Film

On General Release From Fri 01 Aug

(86 mins) Review: Considering how the bar of animation has been elevated in recent years, it’s always bit of a shock to encounter a mutant gene. No doubt attempting to evoke the spirit of the Looney Tunes and…

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On General Release From Fri 22 Aug

The fact that the sequel to Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s Sin City (2005) has taken so long to reach the screen is probably a good thing. Rodriguez and Miller return to the helm and have taken the main…

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National Theatre production comes to the Regent
The 2 Tone Musical at The Belgrade
John Godber classic comes to Coventry
Tantalising entertainment at The New Alexandra Theatre
Peter James' crime thriller at The New Alexandra Theatre
Sian Phillips stars on Oscar Wilde's witty masterpiece
Harper Lee's American classic comes to Brum
The Mousetrap returns to Birmingham
Tony Award-winning musical in the Midlands
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