Forthcoming Events

Bromsgrove's own arts centre, The Artrix has a continuous programme of events which, for reasons of space, are not listed here. Please got to www.artrix.co.uk to view these events.

Please forward details of your events. See also our Past Events.

  • Sun 13 Jul 2014 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Artrix, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, B60 1PQ

    Jo Toye will give an insight into scripting The Archers, how the programme is made and its importance in the Midlands landscape

    TICKETS: £12.00; STUDENTS £6.00. from ARTRIX: 01527 577330 www.artrix.co.uk or WORDS: 0121 445 3485

     

  • Tue 15 Jul 2014 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

    St John Ambulance Centre, Barnsley Hall Drive, Birmingham Road, Bromsgrove, B61 0EX

    Ron is a local artist, passionate about all aspects of drawing and painting. He will focus on boats and the importance of the sketch book as an aide-memoire

    This is also the Annual General meeting of the Society

    Members £1.00 - Visitors £4.00

    Visit www.bromsgroveartsociety.org.uk for more information

  • Sat 19 Jul 2014 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    St John's Church, 14 Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove, B61 7JW

    “A Symphony of Winds” featuring the wind section of the Orchestra of St John (with a little help from a double bass!!)

    Programme:

    Richard Strauss: Sonatina No. 2 for 16 wind instruments in E flat major ("Happy Workshop"), Op. 143

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 10 for winds in B flat major, K. 361/370a (“Gran Partita”) for thirteen instruments; twelve winds and string bass.

    Directed by: Richard Jenkinson

    Tickets: £10 with accompanied children free

    Tickets for the concerts can be reserved by calling Alastair and Cathy Moseley on 01527 870048 or the Parish Office on 01527 878801 (please note tickets will only be available for collection and payment on the night), or they will be available for purchase on the night of the concerts from 6.30pm onwards. All seats are unreserved.

  • Sat 19 Jul 2014 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Avoncroft Arts Centre, Redditch Road, Bromsgrove, B60 4JR

    Dancing to Val Rees and Patchwork

    Tickets £5 from Val Rees 01527 873190 or liz [at] stanton [dot] eclipse [dot] co [dot] uk

  • Sun 20 Jul 2014 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

    St John’s Church, 14 Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove, B61 7JW

    The regular Sunday morning service with Communion will be performed set to Schubert’s Mass No2.

    Free admission

  • Sun 20 Jul 2014 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Tardebigge Church, Church Lane, Tardebigge B60 3AH

    Elizabeth Atherton (soprano)

    Robert Plane (clarinet)

                                                                                     

     Michael Pollock (piano)

    Free pre-concert talk at 2.00 pm: Ian Venables

    Purcell (arr.Tippett/Bergmann) The Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation

    Finzi                                        Five Bagatelles

    Warlock                                   Sleep;  Pretty Ring Time;  Cradle Song

    Joseph Holbrooke                    Cyrene;  Butterfly of the Ballet for cl & pf

    Ian Venables                            On the wings of love, Op.38, for sop, cl and pf.  Second UK performance

    Tickets: £15.00, unwaged and students £4

    From 01527 872422 or at the door              

    www.celebratingenglishsong.co.uk

  • Sun 20 Jul 2014 6:45 PM - 7:30 PM

    St John’s Church, 14 Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove, B61 7JW

    A pre-concert reception where you will be able to meet the conductor and members of the Orchestra over a glass of wine and canapés.

    Admission by Ticket for the Gala Concert – A small donation of £2 will be gratefully received.

    Tickets for the concerts can be reserved by calling Alastair and Cathy Moseley on 01527 870048 or the Parish Office on 01527 878801 (please note tickets will only be available for collection and payment on the night), or they will be available for purchase on the night of the concerts from 6.30pm onwards. All seats are unreserved.

  • Sun 20 Jul 2014 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    St John’s Church, 14 Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove, B61 7JW

    Programme:

    Richard Wagner: Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg                                   

    Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major Op. 77

    Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, the ‘Pastoral Symphony’   

    Violin Soloist: David LePage

    Conductor: Richard Jenkinson

    Tickets: £10 with accompanied children free

    Tickets for the concerts can be reserved by calling Alastair and Cathy Moseley on 01527 870048 or the Parish Office on 01527 878801 (please note tickets will only be available for collection and payment on the night), or they will be available for purchase on the night of the concerts from 6.30pm onwards. All seats are unreserved.

  • Sun 17 Aug 2014 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Tardebigge Church, Church Lane, Tardebigge B60 3AH

    Mark Stone baritone

     

    Sholto Kynoch piano

     

     

     

     

     

    Free pre-concert talk at 2.00 pm:  Toby Young                                  

    Dominick Argento       The Andrée Expedition

                Vaughan Williams       Songs of Travel

                Toby Young                premiere of new work

     

    Argento’s dramatic work draws texts from the diaries of those in the disastrous balloon expedition to the North Pole in 1897. Mark Stone first sang this at Tardebigge in July 2008, causing so much interest that we have invited him to perform it again.

    Toby Young’s new work is being written as a companion piece to RVW’s Songs of Travel 

     

    Tickets: £15.00, unwaged and students £4

    From 01527 872422 or at the door

    www.celebratingenglishsong.co.uk

  • Fri 19 Sep 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Artrix, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, B60 1PQ

    Author of many acclaimed historical works will focus on the Gunpowder Plot and her new book Perilous Question.

    TICKETS: £12.00; STUDENTS £6.00. ARTRIX: 01527 577330 www.artrix.co.uk WORDS: 0121 445 3485

    For more information visit www.bromsgrovewords.com

  • Thu 30 Oct 2014 8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

    Catshill Social Club, Meadow Road, Catshill, Bromsgrove, B61 0JJ

    James Keelaghan is one of Canada's international stars. His passionate mix of roots rock, Americana, and contemporary folk has established Keelaghan's presence in Europe, Australia, and North America. While growing up in western Canada, Keelaghan was an avid follower of music and theater, but studied history while attending the University of Calgary. Music took over, however history would be a major catalyst in Keelaghan's warm-hearted songwriting.

    Hugh McMillan – Multi-instrumentalist. Hugh is capable of playing practically anything with strings on it. He plays octave mandolin, mandolin, bass, fretless bass, 8 String Bass, pedal steel and lap steel, just for starters. He is a producer, composer and engineer, as well as a bit of a mad scientist. He plays concerts with Canada's super group Spirit of the West, James Keelaghan and Chilean-Canadian wildcat Oscar Lopez

    For more information about Bromsgrove Club and Festival go to www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk

    Admission: Members £6.00 : Non-members £8.00 : under 21s £3.00 plus free membership

     

  • Fri 7 Nov 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Artrix, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, B60 1PQ

    The National Poet of Wales will talk about and read her own poetry.

    TICKETS: £12.00; STUDENTS £6.00. ARTRIX: 01527 577330 www.artrix.co.uk WORDS: 0121 445 3485 

    For more information visit www.bromsgrovewords.com