Events

Neon Collective – Singer-songwriters

Neon Collective – Singer-songwriters

Showing: 13/03/2019 to 13/03/2019


An evening with THE NEON COLLECTIVE Local singer-songwriters on tour once again The Neon Collective includes many excellent singer-songwriters from across the West Midlands. Life, poetry, emotion and a subtle touch of humour can all be found woven into their songs. This will be a rare opportunity to hear them in a concert performance.

The Wonderful Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

The Wonderful Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

Date: 17/03/2019 to 17/03/2019


THE WONDERFUL DISCOVERY OF WITCHES IN THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER Following the 2016 UK tour of The Man Who Would Be King Dawn State Theatre Company returns with a spellbinding new play inspired by the true story of Britain’s bloodiest witch-hunt. It’s 1618, and magistrates Potts and Nowell are on a mission to arm their

ROUSE, YE WOMEN (Mary Macarthur and the Women Chainmakers)

ROUSE, YE WOMEN (Mary Macarthur and the Women Chainmakers)

Showing: 09/04/2019 to 09/04/2019


After the success of ‘We Are The Lions Mr Manager’ Townsend Theatre Productions presents ROUSE, YE WOMEN Mary Macarthur and the Women Chainmakers – a folk opera by Neil Gore and John Kirkpatrick In 1910 the women chainmakers of Cradley Heath focussed the world’s attention on the plight of Britain’s low-paid women workers involved in

THE NIGHTINGALES

THE NIGHTINGALES

Date: 21/04/2019 to 21/04/2019


The Nightingales was formed by former members of Birmingham’s original punk group The Prefects. With an ever fluctuating lineup, based around lyricist / singer Robert Lloyd, the band recorded a bunch of singles, three albums and many radio sessions for John Peel. The current line up features Lloyd, original Prefects guitarist Alan Apperley, Andreas Schmid from Faust

Gaz Coombes

Gaz Coombes

Date: 29/05/2019 to 29/05/2019


Seventeen years in the same band, and you can start to forget things. Gaz Coombes is recovering a feeling – the moment you first realise that music can give you goose-bumps, make your hair stand on end. He got it aged fourteen, and he’s getting it again now. It was a “new emotion,” he recalls.

Faustus

Faustus

Date: 19/10/2019 to 19/10/2019


Nominated in the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Faustus are three of the leading lights of their generation: Benji Kirkpatrick (Seth Lakeman Band, Bellowhead), Saul Rose (Waterson:Carthy, Whapweazel) and Paul Sartin (Bellowhead, Belshazzar’s Feast). They have a plethora of experience between them, brought together here in a virtuosic display of musicianship and testosterone. Rooted