Past Events

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

  • Thu 29 Aug 2013 8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

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

    Excellent Northern singer/ songwriter who balances a beautiful voice with a distinctive, delicate guitar style to recreate her own finely crafted songs. A true delight.

    Support from FAIRFIELD

    More details from www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk or call Bob on 0121 476 5938 or email bobcynfolk [at] aol [dot] com to get on Mailing List

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

     

  • Mon 26 Aug 2013 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    A VICTORIAN-themed weekend is being held at a Bromsgrove open air museum this August.

    Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, in Redditch Road, Stoke Heath, is giving residents the opportunity to step back in time and experience all the fun of a Victorian Fair.

    The fair includes a number of traditional attractions including a Punch and Judy show, swing boats, coconut shys and a test-your-strength hammer.

    Colourful characters from the era will be brought to life, while the family can also take part in a traditional school lesson.

    Visitors will be able to make corn dollies, watch craftspeople such as lace-makers and blacksmiths at work, and sample Victorian-themed refreshments including traditional sweets or honey from the museum’s own beehives.

    The event is being held over the August Bank Holiday weekend, between Sunday, August 25, and Monday, August 26.

    The museum will be open between 10.30am-5pm, and entry costs £7.70 for adults, £6.60 for seniors and £4 for children.

    A family ticket for two adults and three children costs £19.80. Members go free.

    For more details visit www.avoncroft.org.uk

  • Sun 25 Aug 2013 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    A VICTORIAN-themed weekend is being held at a Bromsgrove open air museum this August.

    Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, in Redditch Road, Stoke Heath, is giving residents the opportunity to step back in time and experience all the fun of a Victorian Fair.

    The fair includes a number of traditional attractions including a Punch and Judy show, swing boats, coconut shys and a test-your-strength hammer.

    Colourful characters from the era will be brought to life, while the family can also take part in a traditional school lesson.

    Visitors will be able to make corn dollies, watch craftspeople such as lace-makers and blacksmiths at work, and sample Victorian-themed refreshments including traditional sweets or honey from the museum’s own beehives.

    The event is being held over the August Bank Holiday weekend, between Sunday, August 25, and Monday, August 26.

    The museum will be open between 10.30am-5pm, and entry costs £7.70 for adults, £6.60 for seniors and £4 for children.

    A family ticket for two adults and three children costs £19.80. Members go free.

    For more details visit www.avoncroft.org.uk

  • Sun 18 Aug 2013 3:00 PM

    St Bartholomew's Church, Church Lane, Tardebigge
    Between Bromsgrove and Redditch, Worcestershire.
    For sat navs: B60 3AH

    Marcus Farnsworth (baritone)

    James Baillieu (piano)

    Cara Berridge (cello)

    Quilter Three Shakespeare Songs

    Susie Self Songs of Immortality for baritone, piano and cello

    John Joubert That Time of Year (première)

    Britten Tit for Tat

    Britten one of the cello suites

    Britten Folksongs

    Pre-concert talk, 2.00 pm in the Community Hall
    Composers Question Time with Susie Self, John Joubert and Ian Venables. Chairman Graham Lloyd. Questions to be offered in advance.

    Go to http://www.celebratingenglishsong.co.uk/how-to-book.htm for tickets

  • Thu 8 Aug 2013 8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

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

    FAIRFIELD, Bromsgrove Folk Club's resident band, have gone through many changes over the 40plus years of their existence and are about to change again as founder member Mac Rawlins hangs up his musical boots for the final time. As ever, of course, the band will reinvent itself and move forward towards the next milestone.

    Members £6.00 : non-members £8.00 : under 21s £3.00 plus free membership.

    Go to www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk for more details or call Bob on 0121 476 5938

  • Sun 4 Aug 2013 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    The Band will be playing from 2.30pm till 4.30pm in the Bandstand...visit www.blackwellconcertband.co.uk for more details

  • Thu 1 Aug 2013 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM

    This show is reputedly the largest one day agricultural show in the country. It is held at Cleobury North in south Shropshire. There are lots of stalls and mine will be in the Craft Demonstration Marquee or the adjoining barn. The craft stalls will be open from 9.30am until around 5pm.

    For more information visit www.burwartonshow.co.uk

  • Sun 21 Jul 2013 7:30 PM

    St John's Church, Bromsgrove B61 7JW
    Gala Concert
    Orchestra of St John conducted by Richard Jenkinson

    Soloists

    • Paul Barritt - violin
    • Louise Williams - viola

    Programme

    • Schubert - Symphony No 8 (the unfinished)
    • Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola
    • Beethoven - Symphony No 5

    Tickets £10, children and full-time students free

    Further details on www.o-s-j.org.uk

  • Sun 21 Jul 2013 2:00 PM

    Tardebigge Community Hall and Tardebigge Church, B60 3AH

    2.00pm Pre-concert talk by dynamic singer, composer and conductor, Susie Self

    3.00pm English Song - a concert, in association with The Orchestra of St John MusicFest 2013, of works by Britten, Vaughan Williams, Susie Self and Frank Bridge featuring

    • James Gilchrist - Tenor
    • Anna Tilbrook - Piano

    Tickets £15.00....children free...students and unwaged £4.00

    For more details visit www.celebratingenglishsong.co.uk and www.o-s-j.org.uk

  • Sun 21 Jul 2013 12:00 PM

    Wizzafest (Macmillan event) - 10.30am Saturday, 12pm Sunday.
    (Stoke Prior Sports & Country Club, Bromsgrove, B60 4AL)

  • Sun 21 Jul 2013 12:00 PM

    Stoke Prior Sports and Country Club, B60 4AL

    Wizzafest...a family music festival in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

    For more details go to www.wizzafest.co.uk or the band's web site www.blackwellconcertband.co.uk

  • Sat 20 Jul 2013 7:30 PM

    St John's Church, Bromsgrove B61 7JW

    Chamber Concert

    Orchestra of St John conducted by Richard Jenkinson

    • Britten - Simple Symphony
    • Barber - Adagio for Strings
    • Dvorak - Five Bagatelles
    • Dvorak - Wind Serenade

    Tickets £10, children and full-time students free For more details visit www.o-s-j.org.uk

  • Sat 20 Jul 2013 1:30 PM

    St John's Middle School, Watt Close, Bromsgrove, B61 7DH

    Masterclasses for String Players led by Richard Jenkinson and Louise Williams, highly acclaimed chamber musicians

    Applications are invited from string chamber groups or individuals aged up to 25 years

    Details on how to apply are on the web site  www.o-s-j.org.uk

    Admission free 

  • Sat 20 Jul 2013 12:00 PM

    St John's Middle School, Watt Close, Bromsgrove B61 7DH
    A Children's Concert conducted by Richard Jenkinson
    Peter and the Wolf (narrated by Michael Collie of Midlands Today)
    Haydn/L Mozart -  Toy Symphony (featuring children from Aston Fields Middle School)
    Tickets £5, children and full-time students free

    For more details about events and the Orchestra of St John visit www.o-s-j.org.uk

  • Sat 20 Jul 2013 10:30 AM

    Stoke Prior Sports and Country Club, B60 4AL

    Wizzafest...a family music festival in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

    For more details go to www.wizzafest.co.uk or the band's web site www.blackwellconcertband.co.uk

  • Fri 19 Jul 2013 7:30 PM

    St John's Church, Bromsgrove B61 7JW

    Worcestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra and Worcestershire Youth Wind Orchestra
    Performing a range of big band, classic jazz and well-known wind orchestra favourites

    Tickets £10, children and full-time students free

    For more details about events and the Orchestra of St John visit www.o-s-j.org.uk

  • Sun 14 Jul 2013 2:30 PM

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

    The final concert of a great weekend of music, dancing, laughter and the sharing of pleasures, featuring Bromsgrove's own resident band, Fairfield with a line up of friends and artists who have stayed with us all weekend culminating in an almighty rendering of The Sunshine Mountain.

    For more details go to www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk

  • Sat 13 Jul 2013 7:30 PM

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

    The Saturday Evening Concert featuring...

    • Dave Gibb - Fine Scottish singer/songwriter/guitarist
    • Mumbo Jumbo - local blues/jazz outfit that is the powerhouse behind Upton Jazz Festival...here in bluesy mode
    • Mick Ryan and Paul Downes - a truly synergous pairing
    • Anthony John Clarke - brilliant Northern Irish singer, songwriter and a thoroughly nice bloke
    • Whapweasel - if you've been to a major festival you have probably danced to the powerhouse of sound that is Whapweasel. Hear them tonight in festival concert mode.

    This concert is the culmination of a day of music, dancing and the sharing of pleasures....find out more at www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk

  • Sat 13 Jul 2013 2:00 PM

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

    The ever popular Saturday afternoon Concert featuring

    • Nothing to Prove - excellent resident band from our "sister" club, The Woodman at Kingswinford
    • Tosh Ewins - Smethwick born and bred but choosing to live in Norfolk, this popular entertainer has already become a favourite with Bromsgrove audiences just for being here. Now we give him the chance to perform!
    • Bram Taylor - it's that man again who is spending the entire weekend with us. This time he is backed by Shropshire fiddler, Andy Jones
    • Mick Ryan and Paul Downes - prolific song/writer and probably the best voice on the scene teamed up with one of the finest guitarists around...combined with excellent stage presence and an anarchic sense of humour

    This concert is just part of a day of musical enjoyment featuring dance displays, pub sessions and mini-concerts by main and local artists

    For more details go to www.bromsgrovefolkfestival.co.uk

  • Fri 12 Jul 2013 7:30 PM

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

    The opening concert featuring....

    • Fairfield - Bromsgrove Folk Club's own resident band
    • Bram Taylor and Skyland - one of the best interpreters of songs teams up with Scandinavian bluegrass duo Skyland
    • Luke Jackson - 19 years old and currently making enormous waves on the acoustic scene
    • Lucy Ward - dynamic young performer who, over the last couple of years has gone from nowhere to performing at Glastonbury
    • Martyn Joseph - Brilliant internationally acclaimed Welsh singer/songwriter, likened to Bruce Springsteen in style and presentation but with very much a stage presence all of his own.

    Tickets via the web site at www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk