Past Events

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

  • Sat 11 Aug 2012 1:00 PM

    A DAY of board game fun and tuition is to take place for a good cause at the Artrix in Bromsgrove on Saturday, August 11 from 1pm.


    Experts will be on hand to demonstrate how to play a huge variety of games, old and new, and people taking part are asked to make a donation to the Stroke Association.
     

    There will also be a brand new board game being demonstrated that will be on sale on the day, and the creator will be donating £5 from every game sold to the Stroke Association.

    Go to www.artrix.co.uk for more details

    Article reprinted coutesy of The Bromsgrove Advertiser

  • Thu 9 Aug 2012 8:15 PM

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

    Renowned local guitarist Tony Portlock, a master in folk, blues and jazz guitar, is joined by new sensation Becky Manear who got up to sing with Tony at the recent Bromsgrove Folk Festival and was an immediate hit.

    They will be joined by two thirds or Fairfield Bromsgrove's resident group and Luke Smith, ably standing in for our missing member.

    Music starts at 8.15pm. Admission for members £6.00; non-members £8.00; under 21s (proof required) £3.00 and free membership.

    Visit www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk for more details on this and the wealth of talent that we have visiting Bromsgrove over the coming months including Harvey Andrews, Vin Garbutt and Lucy Ward.

  • Sat 4 Aug 2012 2:30 PM

    Blackwell Concert Band will be performing at this year's Stafford Beer Festival which takes place from 2nd - 4th August 2012

    For more details about the Beer Festival visit www.heartofstaffordshirecamra.org.uk/beerfestival/

    For more details about Blackwell Concert Band visit www.blackwellconcertband.co.uk

     

  • Wed 1 Aug 2012 10:00 AM

    More details to follow of this popular event held throughout August in Bromsgrove, Hagley, Rubery and Wythall. National and International Street Theatre Performers.

  • Sun 29 Jul 2012 3:00 PM

    Tardebigge Church, Bromsgrove B60 3AH

    Diana Moore mezzo and Elizabeth Burgess piano
    Programme of songs by women composers including Rebecca Clark, Liza Lehmann, Ethel Smyth, Elisabeth Lutyens, Lynne Plowman and Elaine Hugh-Jones.
    Free pre-concert talk at 2.00 pm by Valerie Langfield "What Guides the Distaff Pen?"
    Tickets £14.00 available from Jennie McGregor-Smith on 01527 872422 or at 
    the door on the day.

     

  • Sun 29 Jul 2012 12:00 PM

    GLAMBA Theatrical Percussion Group, Street & Stage Sessions
    Warwick Folk Festival, Warwick
    More Details www.Glamba.co.uk and www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk

  • Sun 22 Jul 2012 7:30 PM

    St John's Church, Bromsgrove

    Gala Concert featuring

    • Mozart   Overture Don Giovanni
    • Beethoven   Piano Concerto No 3
    • Beethoven   Symphony No 3 ('Eroica')

            Conductor   Richard Jenkinson
            Soloist   Benjamin Frith (piano)

    Tickets - £10.00 - available by personal application at Waterstones Book Shop, High, Street, Bromsgrove or by telephone to 01527 878801

    There will be a Pre-concert Reception with wine/punch and niblles at an extra cost of £2.50
     

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

  • Sun 22 Jul 2012 3:00 PM

    St John's Church, Bromsgrove

    Orchestral rehearsal for the evening Gala Concert. This will be open to the public, and particularly children, to see and hear how an orchestral rehearsal works

    FREE ENTRY - DONATIONS WELCOME

    for more details visit www.o-s-j.org.net

     

  • Sun 22 Jul 2012 12:00 PM

    Blackwell Concert Band will be performing at this year's Wizzafest at Stoke Prior Sports and Country Club in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Wizzafest is a four day family friendly festival with a variety of different acts

    For more details of Wizzafest visit www.wizzafest.com

    For more details about Blackwell Concert Band visit www.blackwellconcertband.co.uk

  • Sat 21 Jul 2012 7:30 PM

    St John's Church, Bromsgrove

    Concert by the Frith Piano Quartet featuring...

    • Mozart   Piano Quartet in G minor (K478)
    • Dvořák   Piano Quartet in D major (Opus 23)
    • Brahms   Piano Quartet in G minor (Opus 25)

    Tickets - Available by personal application from Waterstones Book Shop, High Street, Bromsgrove or by telephone 01`527 878801 - £10 including a programme and refreshments - accompanied school-age children free

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


     

  • Sat 21 Jul 2012 3:00 PM

    St John's Church, Bromsgrove

    Children's Concert - a short, free concert, including:

     

    • Bizet   Jeux d'Enfants, with dancing provided by a local school
    • Saint-Saëns   Carnival of the Animals, with poetry narrated by Aaron Prewer-Jenkinson
      The concert will be set around four hands on one piano, accompanied by five string instruments, flute, clarinet, xylophone and glockenspiel. The fours hands will be provided by Benjamin Frith and Alastair Moseley

    FREE ENTRY - DONATIONS WELCOME

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

     

  • Sat 21 Jul 2012 1:15 PM

    St John's Church, Bromsgrove

    Organ Fireworks' with Jonathan Kingston
           Showpieces of the organ repertoire, including:

    • Walton   Coronation March - Orb and Sceptre
    • Handel   Royal Fireworks Suite (arr. E Power Biggs)
    • Bach   Now thank we all our God (arr. Virgil Fox)
    • Vierne   Finale from Symphony No 1

    FREE ENTRY - donations welcome

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

  • Sat 21 Jul 2012 10:30 AM

    St John's Church, Bromsgrove

    A masterclass on the Mendelssohn Octet, featuring the eight string players of 'Octopus' At the end, there will be a complete performance of the Octet

    Tickets - FREE ENTRY - donations welcome

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

  • Sat 21 Jul 2012 10:30 AM

    Blackwell Concert Band will be performing at this year's Wizzafest at Stoke Prior Sports and Country Club in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Wizzafest is a four day family friendly festival with a variety of different acts

    For more details of Wizzafest visit www.wizzafest.com

    For more details about Blackwell Concert Band visit www.blackwellconcertband.co.uk

  • Fri 20 Jul 2012 7:30 PM

    St John's Church, Bromsgrove

    One of the country's most popular brass quintets, The Holborne Brass Ensemble, joins us for an evening of spectacular brass playing with performances which cover both the sublime and the ridiculous. With a mix of stunning playing and gentle humour, all introduced in the group's inimitable fashion, this isn't an evening to be missed!

    Tickets   - available by personal application from Waterstones Book Shop, High Street, Bromsgrove or by calling 01527 878801 - £10 including a programme and refreshments. Accompanied school-age children free 

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

     

  • Fri 13 Jul 2012 7:30 PM

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

    The opening concert of a great weekend of (almost) non-stop music featuring......

    • Fairfield - Bromsgrove Folk Club's own resident band singing anything from trad to self-penned gems. Their new LIVE CD will be on sale on this night
    • Gren Bartley - Effortlessly astonishing guitar and banjo playing and a soft absorbing voice to take you on a journey through the ever growing link between traditional English songs to the darkest American blues ballads.
    • John Tams and Barry Coupe - Representing the best in British music, John is renowned for his work with The National Theatre, as rifleman Daniel Hagman in the Sharpe TV series and is a member of Home Service voted Best Live Act at this yeare's BBC2 Folk Awards. Barry is part of Coupe Boyes and Simpson who regaled last years Festival auduience with their fine harmonies.
    • Blackbeard's Tea Party - To finish off the night we have one enormous, sing-along, stomp-along, dance-along, monster of a folk band. These kids just won't sit still and neither will you. Bring your dancing pumps (or wellies!)

    .....and that's not all in and around the pub all over the weekend there will be sessions, singarounds, dance displayes and, of course, on Sunday, The World Dry Foam Flinging Championships.

    For tickets applications and more informationvisit our web site www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk. or if you just want to come and soak up the atmosphere without going into the concerts, please feel free.

  • Fri 13 Jul 2012 7:00 PM
    Coconut Pink jewellery will be on sale at Ladies Night, Woodrush Rugby Club, Icknield Street, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 0EL, from 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm.
     
    For more details visit www.coconutpink .co.uk
     
  • Thu 12 Jul 2012 8:00 PM

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

    Pre-Festival singin' suppin' and session - FREE - come and help us to get the 21st Bromsgrove Folk Festival off to a roaring start.

    'tis the night before THE Festival....come and join us in the pub for a session or in the small marquee for a singaround led by Stitherum from Lincolnshire. Sing or just listen....it's FREE (tonight anyway...the rest of the weekend you'll need tickets). Come all ye!

  • Sun 8 Jul 2012 11:30 AM

    GLAMBA Theatrical Percussion Group, workshops & performance at The Green 
    Fair, Arrow valley Park, Redditch  Sun 8th July - for more details visit www.glamba.co.uk

  • Sat 7 Jul 2012 8:00 PM

    Stoke Heath Community Arts Centre, Bromsgrove, B60 4JR

    Caller Jeff Oakey, music by Patchwork

    Further information from Val Rees on 01527 873190