15 July 2016

Plenty going on in penultimate week of the Bromsgrove Festival

THERE will be a host of activities and attractions in the penultimate week of the Bromsgrove Festival.

A barn dance with live band Five Minutes to Midnight will take place at Bromsgrove Cricket Club tonight (Friday).

Tickets are £6 for adults, £4 for children and £18 for a family ticket.

Available from Sarah Stanhope on e-mail at belly144@btinternet.com or by calling 07771 541412.

There will be family fun on Bromsgrove High Street tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am to 4pm, featuring walkabout acts, pop-up performances and have a go art.

The Snow Queen by Storybox Theatre will take centre stage at Artrix at 2pm on Sunday (July 17).

Tickets, at £6 (£4 or under 16s) are available at www.artrix.co.uk or by calling 01527 577330.

There will be a celebration of English Song at Tardebigge Church on Sunday (July 17) at 3pm. Music from Frank Bridge, Ian Venables and Finzi will be performed by Susan Bickley (mezzo) Louise Williams (viola) and Iain Burnside (piano). A pre-concert talk at 2pm will be given by Alan Watson on the science of the singing voice.

Tickets, at £16 (£4 full-time students and the unemployed) are available by e-mailing song@mcgregor-smith.com or by calling 01527 872422. Visit www.celebratingenglishsong.co.uk for more information.

The Birmingham Horn Sound will be the final Festive Classics lunchtime concert at The New Guesten Hall, Avoncroft Museum, at 1pm on Monday

Tickets are £15, including lunch and a glass of wine. They must be booked in advance at the festival website or by calling 01527 874136.

Concert only tickets are available for £8 on the door.

Visit www.festiveclassics.co.uk or call the number above for more.

Go to www.bromsgrovefestival.co.uk for more on the Bromsgrove Festival and events.

Reprinted by kind permission of The Bromsgrove Standard