Zigzag Ensemble is an exciting creative ensemble for young people aged 12-18, who play a musical instrument, led by composer & bass player Ben Markland alongside BCMG musicians. In the workshops participants create music from scratch inspired by music featured in upcoming BCMG concerts.
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The National Pet Show is an unmissable event for pet lovers, owners and families! Packed full of hundreds of different animals, amazing animal action displays and plenty of fun and informative talks. It's the perfect opportunity to meet and learn about different types of animals as well as discover the latest goodies and gadgets to buy.
A song of summer: Arthur Honegger steps out of his chalet and watches the morning sunlight spreading across the Swiss Alps. Johannes Brahms relaxes by a mountain lake and writes a symphony that seems to bask in the warmth of an August afternoon. And far away in France, Ravel remembers lost friends, in a sweet, sad tribute to the French baroque. Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla will make every note glow.
A cast of fifteen actors and singers bring Louis de Bernières' beloved novel thrillingly to life, capturing vivid descriptions of village life and the epic sweep and shifting politics of war. Experience all the passion and poetry that made this love story a bestselling novel and smash hit Hollywood movie.
Whatever happened to Saturday night?
When you dressed up sharp and you felt alright.
If you really love that Rock and Roll, why not stay behind for our Post Show Party Night, following Friday and Saturday performances of the Rocky Horror Show here in Birmingham!
Taking place from 22.00 - 00.00 Saturdays and Sundays, Time Warp up to our Piano Bar after the show and join your fellow Rocky Horror fans for a night of devilishly good fun. Tickets are priced at just £5 and include a welcome drink. There's also a prize for the best dressed!
I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here' winner and famous football manager will be telling stories from his football days and his time in the jungle.
Expect a hilarious evening, Harry is a great raconteur and has a wealth of hilarious stories. There will be an audience Q&A at the end of the evening. Photo opportunity tickets available, including the best seats in the house, an autograph and a professional photo with Harry pre-show.
The name’s Bond – James Bond. The CBSO puts on its tux and pours itself a Vesper Martini with some of the sassiest signature tunes in cinematic history: six decades of girls, gadgets, supervillains and knockout songs. Well, you know what they say: Diamonds are Forever. These tunes are every bit as enduring – and as brilliant. Guaranteed to leave you shaken… and stirred!
Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Anthony Burgess’s decline-of-civilisation novel remains a chilling, thrilling and unsettling cinematic vision of nihilistic violence and social control.
As the world grows closer together, our lives become ever more entwined. Borders between different cultures blur, broadening our understanding of the world - and the society we live in. Incorporating a musical instrument from a different musical tradition is just one way composers have reacted to our increasingly borderfree world - and so we invite Wu Wei, one of the world’s best players of the Chinese instrument, the Sheng, to join us.
Artist and filmmaker Rachel Maclean examines the world of cuteness by curating works from the Arts Council Collection and Birmingham’s collection to reveal how objects and images can have the unique ability to be simultaneously sweet and yet sinister.
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.
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?
Dippy the Diplodocus from the Natural History Museum is coming to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) and they have exclusive Drink and Dine with Dippy packages available.
Experience the industrial might of the Black Country at ‘Red by Night’ as skilled craftsmen and live demonstrations bring the reality of ‘black by day, red by night’ to life.