Past Events

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

  • 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/

  • Sat 14 Jun 2014 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

      Artrix Arts Centre, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, 

      Bromsgrove Festival 2014 launches with a sparkling night of entertainment    featuring    music, dance, theatre and more! 

     

    Dress up and enjoy the pre-show reception with canapes and a glass of wine followed by......

    • Official Festival Opening by The Rt Hon. Sajid Javid, MP for Bromsgrove, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for Equalities
    • Live performances in the auditorium featuring Bromsgrove Arts Alive members.....Bromsgrove Folk Club, All and Sundry, Bromsgrove Operatic Society, Blackwell Concert Band and The Orchestra of St John all compered by Dan and Vic from Madcap Theatre Productions and....
    • After show party featuring live music with Big Steve and The Bo's. Licensed Bar

    Tickets £8.00 including reception drinks and refreshments available from Artrix Box Office...01527 577330...or at www.artrix.co.uk

  • Fri 13 Jun 2014 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    Artrix Arts Centre, School Drive, Bromsgrove B60 1PQ

    Boys Make Noise showcase their year’s work under tutors Lewis Jones and Ed Harrison and are joined by Shining Stars Choir to celebrate Catshill Middle School’

    s 75th anniversary in a medley of 1939 songs.

    Promoted by David Morgan Music Trust

    Tickets £5 (£2) from Artrix box office 01527 577330 or www.artrix.co.uk

  • Fri 13 Jun 2014 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

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

    The Festival Players Theatre Company will perform Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” in Bromsgrove’s landmark church.

    A dark and stormy story of superstition, ambition and retribution, this “swirling cauldron” of a play in the most magnificent of settings, and on Friday 13th…. Something wicked this way comes… will you join us?

    Tickets at £15 each available from Artrix Box Office: online www.artrix.co.uk telephone 01527 577330 and in person.

    More Information online www.facebook.com/FriendsStJohnsBromsgrove by email friends [dot] stjohns [dot] church [at] gmail [dot] com and from www.thefestivalplayers.org.uk

  • Thu 12 Jun 2014 8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

    Catshill Social Club, Meadow Road, Catshill, Bromsgrove, B610JJ

    Hilary (the voice) Spencer and Grant (fingers) Baynham combine to produce a sometimes hilariously funny, sometimes emotion tugging but always musically brilliant synergous spectacle.....and such great people too!!

    Support from Fairfield

    No tickets necessary...Members £6.00, under 21s £3.00 plus free membership, visitors/non members (always more than welcome £8.00

    For more details visit www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk, call 0121 476 5938 or email bobcynfolk [at] aol [dot] com to get onto our mailing list.

  • Thu 29 May 2014 8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

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

    Featuring clever word play, satire, comic verse, song parodies and some audience participation, Rob Barratt dropped into the club last year and asked if he could do a "spot" .....we gave him 10 minutes and, in that time he convinced the audience that they wanted to see more. Soooo, here he is in two full length spots ably assisted and supported by the Club's resident band, Fairfield.

    Members £6.00, under 21st £3.00 including free membership, Non members (always more than welcome) £8.00....no tickets necessary.

    For more information log on to www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk and to get on our mailing list email bobcynfolk [at] aol [dot] com