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.
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
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
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
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.
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