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RUSH follows the exciting development and influence of Reggae music and how it took the world by storm. Join The RUSH Theatre Company as they tell the extraordinary story of hopeful migrants, seeking a better life in the Motherland, as they board the SS Empire Windrush and set sail from the port of Kingston, Jamaica - bringing their music with them.
ROSS NOBLE returns to dance around the stage spinning out all the nonsense in his head into a hilarious stand up show. At some point, he may wander into a shadowy part of the stage and look a bit shadowy.
While Jack Manningham is out on the town each evening, his wife Bella is home alone. She can’t explain the disappearance of familiar objects, the mysterious footsteps overhead or the ghostly flickering of the gaslight in the living room.
Visit the National Memorial Arboretum to enjoy a spectacular evening of summer entertainment.
As the sun begins to set over the Arboretum grounds, the live band will regale the audience with a rousing performance featuring a repertoire of traditional proms favourites.
The evening will end with a firework finale.
Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy; the Restaurant will also be open during the evening, where a selection of delicious drinks and snacks will be available to purchase.
Timber, the International Forest Festival is a joint venture between the National Forest Company, the creation of England’s first new forest in a thousand years and Wild Rumpus, who take people on creative adventures outdoors to change the way they look at the world around them, both have come together to create an international festival exploring the transformative impact of forests.
The Ledbury Poetry Festival takes place over ten days each July (29th June – 8th July in 2018). They are the biggest and best poetry festival in the UK, featuring poets from all over the world. If you think you know what poetry is, come along and they'll surprise you.
Grab your goggles and come dressed in your steampunk finery for Ironbridge's second Steampunk Weekend Festival at Blists Hill Victorian Town. The Town will be filled with eclectic market stalls, exhibitions, talks and shows celebrating all things steampunk.
ExCathedra - Summer Music by Candlelight - Birmingham Cathedral. 19th June 2018
As a long summer day fades into evening, and candles flicker in the twilight, what could be more magical than to feel the air shimmer with song?
Birmingham Bach Choir Summer concerts are an eclectic selection of Italian choral music spanning 4 centuries.
Sun-drenched Italy has produced some of the greatest artists and musicians of all time.
Since 2002, Warwickshire Open Studios has been helping visual artists and designer makers across the Warwickshire and Coventry area connect with art-lovers who enjoy, buy, commission and participate in their work.
Fairport Convention has been making great music for over fifty years. Credited with originating British folk-rock music, the band has been through many changes but the current members retain a passion for live performance.
Come along to Coalport China Museum during the May half-term and join family workshops to paint or sculpt colourful flowers and gardens.
Young artists can paint a delicate china flower or decorate a money box, fridge magnet or paper plate with floral designs using brightly coloured quick drying paint.
Romeo and Juliet is the latest production from the R.S.C. starting at Stratford Upon Avon.
What if your first true love was someone you’d been told to hate?
Ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents, two young people will risk everything to be together.