Montague’s Song – An intimate Requiem for a lost Coventry violinist

We sing a story of the soldiers of The Somme Of whom one from Coventry was named, Montague.   Theatre Absolute and Talking Birds present Montague’s Song, an intimate Requiem for Coventry violinist Montague Johnson, who was lost at the Battle of the Somme exactly 100 years to the hour of this performance. His story … Continue reading

Hot on the heels of the Promenade Ballroom on Friday comes a magical evening of songs made famous in the 18th Century Pleasure Gardens. An exceptional ensemble of Soprano, Violin, Flute, Harpsichord and Cello will be gathered for your entertainment and delight. Tickets: £10, buy here

Holding Baby by Jan Watts

Holding Baby a new play by Jan Watts  that had a successful rehearsed reading at the mac in January will premier at the Book To The Future Festival  at the University of Birmingham. Tickets are free. the performances are on Friday 14th October at 7.30pmand Saturday 15th October at the Chaplaincy. For more information  and … Continue reading

A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Romeo and Juliet

 A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo & Juliet  are on at Ludlow Assembly Rooms Sep 7-17. Here are the website and Facebook event pages: http://www.ludlowassemblyrooms.co.uk/diary.php?category=3 https://www.facebook.com/events/506748262864781/ https://www.facebook.com/events/1094671987271592/ Here are the trailers for each production https://www.facebook.com/heretothereproductions/videos?ref=page_internal  A combination of Rock’n’Roll, SteamPunk, magic, Greasers, Teddy Boys and (of course) an ass, these two new stage productions with a live … Continue reading

Festival of Imagineers

Festival of Imagineers returns 26 September – 1 October Imagine, Make, Inspire – a celebration of creative invention Festival of Imagineers, a celebration of creative invention, returns to Coventry for a third year. A week long programme of free interactive exhibitions, workshops and activities. Local, national and international artists, engineers and designers imagine, make and … Continue reading

SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT IN WEST MIDLANDS THEATRE TALENT ANNOUNCED

BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE AWARDED £332,000 TO SUPPORT THE NEXT GENERATION OF THEATRE WRITERS AND DIRECTORS     The West Midlands today builds on its status as a major force in supporting new theatre talent with the announcement that leading UK theatre company, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, is to offer further professional development opportunities for theatre makers, … Continue reading

Stand Up For Beginners at the Blue Orange Theatre

Stand-Up Comedy for Beginners. Please find details of the class below. Kind regards, Blue Orange Theatre We are delighted to offer a brand new comedy class for beginners. Join our 8-week course for an introduction to the art of stand-up Comedy, led by experienced comedian Rob Coleman Rob Coleman has been on the circuit for … Continue reading

Central Youth Theatre host Fantasy Film Week

Central Youth Theatre, Wolverhampton’s longest established youth theatre, are holding a week-long drama school based on three cinematic blockbusters: How to Train Your Dragon, Monsters Inc and The Jungle Book. This Fantasy Film summer school will be an opportunity for children aged between 7-13 years old to make a play in a week, which will … Continue reading

Book Launch: Artists on the Edge

Wednesday 15 June 2016 / 5.00pm — 7.00pm Ikon hosts the launch of a new publication from Artists On The Edge, in partnership with the Centre for Fine Art Research, Birmingham City University. After a year of artistic development with Friction Arts, AOTE present an insight into the work of their inter-disciplinary group. Join artists and academics … Continue reading

Make/Shift/Methods-Artist Lab Day

MAKE/SHIFT/METHODS – Artist Lab Day Sunday 26th June 10-4pm @ mac Birmingham Make/Shift/Space is a portable artist structure, used to platform site-specific work and social practice. To conclude an 8-week schedule of public artist residencies and events supported by Arts Council England and mac Birmingham, Emily Warner & Claire Hickey will lead a practical workshop … Continue reading

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