Past Events

These are our past events. See also our Forthcoming Events.

  • Sat 12 Jul 2014 10:00 AM - Sun 13 Jul 2014 4:00 PM

    Avoncroft Arts Society, Redditch Road, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove B60 2JR (Beware if using Sat Nav to find us -we share our postcode with Avoncroft Museum!! Don’t follow the brown road signs! You will see our entrance sign on the Redditch Road (by the pedestrian traffic lights) just go down the drive and we are at the bottom)

    Members of the Society will be showing their work in the Main Hall and other buildings. Included will be not only paintings, but pottery, photography, textiles  sugarcraft and more...Come along and find out about what goes on here. ADMISSION is FREE and there will be demonstrations and information about the wide variety of classes which take place both in the daytime and evening. The resident Artist Richard Crabtree and Enamelled Jewellery Designer/Maker Christine Harmer will be opening their on site studios over the weekend. You can get involved in activities suitable for all ages, such as cup making (£1) and silk painting (various charges from £3). Refreshments will be available.

  • Fri 11 Jul 2014 5:00 PM - Sun 13 Jul 2014 5:00 PM

    The Bowling Green Inn, Shaw Lane, Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove, B60 4BH

    More details to follow

    Visit www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk for further information

  • Thu 10 Jul 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Housman Hall, Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove 10.00am

    Jill Liddington and Elizabeth Oakley participate in a day on ‘Woman’s Suffrage in Bromsgrove’ as part of Bromsgrove Society’s Summer School.  Elizabeth will be talking at 10.00am on “‘Separate Spheres’ versus ‘Votes for Women’” and Jill will follow at 11.35 talking about Laurence Housman and the Suffragette Boycott of the 1911 Census. 

    For further details visit www.housman-society.co.uk

     

  • Wed 9 Jul 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Avoncroft Museum of Buildings,  Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, B60 4JR

    The Miniature Concert Band
    Hannah Talbot-Cooper flute
    David Gray percussion

    A lively travel through time, from Bach to Bolero, Latin drama to military marches, together with Butterworth, Vaughan Williams & Elgar, accompanied by poetry of WWI.

    Tickets £10.50 including a light lunch and glass of wine, available from Artrix (01527 577330) or Avoncroft Museum (01527 831363)

  • Sun 6 Jul 2014 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    Artrix, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove B60 1AX

    Polly Bolton and her Band with Michael Collie (narrator) and Emily Collie (reader) tell the Housman story from a Bromsgrove perspective. 

    Tickets £10.00 (Students £3.00) from Artrix Box Office - 01527 577330 or via www.artrix.co.uk

    Promoted by The Housman Society as part of Bromsgrove Festival

    For further details visit www.housman-society.co.uk

  • Sat 5 Jul 2014 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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

    Dancing to Dee Chapman with Double Trouble

    Tickets from Liz Stanton 01905 353995 or liz [at] stanton [dot] eclipse [dot] co [dot] uk

  • Wed 2 Jul 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Avoncroft Museum of Buildings, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, B60 4JR

    Alastair Moseley clarinet
    The Virr String Quartet

    The programme gives an opportunity to hear Mozart's sublime Clarinet Quintet

    Tickets £10.50 including a light lunch and glass of wine, available from Artrix (01527 577330) or Avoncroft Museum (01527 831363)

  • Tue 1 Jul 2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    The Guesten Hall, Avoncroft Museum of Buildings, B60 4JR

    Seastar Opera

    Susie Self conductor 

     

    Richard Black piano

     

    Benjamin Britten                    The Turn of the Screw

    An innovative production of one of Britten’s finest operas from the ghost story by Henry James, by  installation artist Marina Sossi and Susie Self , with mime artist and singers from The Royal College of Music.  This ghostly thriller is an all-female production, first performed in Norfolk in July 2013.

    Tickets: £15.00, unwaged and students £4

    From 01527 872422 or at the door

    www.celebratingenglishsong.co.uk

  • Sun 29 Jun 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Tardebigge Church, Church Lane, Tardebigge B60 3AH

    Nicky Spence (tenor)

    Simon Lepper (piano)

    Free pre-concert talk at 2.00 pm: Roderick Swanston

    “The Pity of War” including:              

    Benjamin Britten                      Who are these children?

    Finzi                                        Farewell to Arms

    Ed Bennett                               new work commissioned by us

    Quilter                                     Three Shakespeare Songs

    Dankworth                               Sonnet 18;  The Compleat Works

     

    Tickets: £15.00, unwaged and students £4

    From 01527 872422 or at the door

    www.celebratingenglishsong.co.uk

  • Wed 25 Jun 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Avoncroft Museum of Buildings, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, B60 4JR

    Dante Quartet - Opening up the world of chamber music

    This taster concert includes
    Haydn's Quartet Op 33 No.1 and Schubert's Quartettsatz

    Presented by Bromsgrove Concerts

    Tickets £10.50 including a light lunch and glass of wine, available from Artrix (01527 577330) or Avoncroft Museum (01527 831363)

  • Sat 21 Jun 2014 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

    St Laurence Church, Alvechurch
    with
    David LePage, violin
    with
    Allan Schiller, piano
    Richard Laing, violin
    and guests

    Schubert ~ Quartet in D minor ‘Death and the Maiden’
    Dvorak ~ Piano Quintet in A, op.81

    Now an established part of our season’s programme – another celebrity concert led by David Le Page, plus special guests from local major orchestras.

    Tickets on the door £13, or £12 in advance from The Village Green Grocer or contact marian [at] midlandsinfonia [dot] co [dot] uk  0121 447 7040. F/T students and reg. unemployed £5, children free when accompanied by an adult.

    http://www.midlandsinfonia.co.uk

     

  • Sat 21 Jun 2014 7:00 PM - Sat 5 Jul 2014 10:00 PM

    All Saints Church, Bromsgrove

  • Thu 19 Jun 2014 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    Grafton Manor, Grafton Lane, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B61 7HA

    "From Prussia with Love"
    Haydn - Quartet Op. 50 No.5
    Schumann - Quartet No.2
    Janá č ek - Quartet No.1, Kreutzer Sonata
    Smetana - Quartet No.1, From my life

    Tickets £15 including glass of wine and interval coffee, available from Artrix...www.artrix.co.uk

  • Wed 18 Jun 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Plaza Coffee, Church Street, Precinct (off High Street) Bromsgrove B60 2BW

    Hosted by Bob Bignell, Bromsgrove Folk Club opens its doors to young and old musicians singers and poets of any genre... and for those who just want to listen... for this daytime acoustic music session.

    Free Admission..............More Info 0121 476 5938 or 07828 716842

  • Wed 18 Jun 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Avoncroft Museum of Buildings, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, B60 4JR

    Music at Lunchtime with Beorma Vocal Quartet

    From madrigals to romantic partsongs the Beorma Ensemble showcase the incredible richness of      English music through four centuries

    Tickets £10.50 including a light lunch and glass of wine, available from Artrix (01527 577330) or Avoncroft Museum (01527 831363)

  • Tue 17 Jun 2014 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

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

    Paul is a "hands on" local artist, passionate about his craft. This is an opportunity to gain hands on experience of acrylic paints.

    Members £1.00 - Visitors £4.00

    Visit www.bromsgroveartsociety.org.uk for more information

  • Tue 17 Jun 2014 7:30 PM - Sat 21 Jun 2014 10:30 PM

    Artrix Arts Centre, School Drive, Bromsgrove B60 1PQ

    This award-winning show by George & Ira Gershwin is a toe-tapping musical, packed full of memorable classics including, “I Got Rhythm”, “Someone To Watch Over Me”, “Embraceable You”, “They Canʼt Take That Away From Me”, “Shall We Dance”, “But Not For Me” and “Nice Work If You Can Get It”.

    Tuesday evening & Saturday Matinee £12

    Wednesday – Saturday evening £14
    Group discount on application

    Tickets From: Artrix Arts Centre Box Office 01527 577330 or online www.artrix.co.uk
    More Info: www.bromsgroveoperaticsociety.org.uk
    Mr Ian G Cox – Chairman Tel: (01527) 543808 

  • Tue 17 Jun 2014 9:00 AM - Sun 13 Jul 2014 10:00 PM

    Artrix Arts Centre, School Drive, Bromsgrove B60 1P

    Abstract Paintings 2012-2014

    Exhibition at Artrix - Richard McIlwraith

    Will you allow Richard's conviction in his abstract art to inspire you to create your own expressive painting? For pre-2012 work, visit www.galleryart61.com; then pick up a pen or a brush and create.

    More Info: richard [at] galleryart61 [dot] com   www.galleryart61.com 

  • Sun 15 Jun 2014 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Free event presented by Bromsgrove District Council 

    Sanders Park, Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove B61 7JP

    Shipston Town Band.....Traditional brass band and music performed for free in the bandstand

    More Info: www.bromsgrove.gov.uk and redditch.gov.uk 

    Sanders Park information office 01527 832148

  • Sat 14 Jun 2014 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

    St Andrew's Church Barnt Green and afterwards at Barnt Green Parish Centre, Sandhills Road, Barnt Green

    "Tour of the West End" BGCS sings favourites from the West End Musicals. A selection of songs from popular shows including ‘Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Lion King’, with light instrumental items, followed by a buffet supper

    Tickets £10.00 to include "superb buffet supper" Under 16s £5.00

    For more details, contacts etc., visit http://www.barntgreenchoralsociety.org.uk/