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Memorial in honour of Led Zeppelin legend Jon Bonham

Droitwich Advertiser: Singer/songwriter Deborah Bonham will be playing a very special acoustic set.

5:50pm Monday 21st July 2014

A FUNDRAISING gig organised to help raise cash for a memorial in honour of Led Zeppelin legend Jon Bonham will be taking place next week.

Drawing on the past

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:54pm Saturday 19th July 2014

THE world premiere of a new play inspired by real events of the First World War will be staged at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre over the Christmas period.

Mounting excitement

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:39pm Saturday 19th July 2014

FIREWORKS will light up the sky above one of Cornwall’s most popular tourist haunts next month and probably lead to a surge in visitor numbers to the area.

Gearing up around Snowdonia

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:36pm Saturday 19th July 2014

THE advice regularly offered to the masses is ‘Get On Your Bikes’.

On parade

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:32pm Saturday 19th July 2014

LOCAL opera buffs will soon have the chance to get on parade when they will be able to see and listen to a glut of some of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular works.

Blooming Big Picnic on Headless Cross Green

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4:50pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A BLOOMING Big Picnic will be held on Headless Cross Green on Friday, August 1, and the whole community is invited to come and join in the fun.

Building bridges

10:53am Thursday 17th July 2014

Review – MOG BRIDGES at the Festival Theatre, Malvern, from Tuesday, July 15 to Saturday, July 19, 2014.

Summer holidays fun at Artrix

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

LOOKING for something to do over the summer to keep the young ones happy?

Gypsy jazz guitarist set to dazzle

Droitwich Advertiser: Highly acclaimed gypsy jazz guitarist Remi Harris.

5:50pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

REMI Harris is an exciting young guitarist and composer.

New store opening event set to rock

Droitwich Advertiser: Redditch-based band Byron Hare, the first act signed to the Death Or Glory Records roster.

4:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

TO celebrate moving to bigger and better premises Death or Glory Records is hosting a special opening event, complete with live music.

Astwood Bank Carnival could have been the last ever

Droitwich Advertiser: Best in show – Astwood Bank First School. For more pictures, visit

1:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

DESPITE Astwood Bank Carnival being a huge success there are warnings that it could have been the very last one.

Mark hits the right notes for charity

Droitwich Advertiser: Hitting the right notes: Redditch mayor Councillor Pat Witherpoon (centre) with the band and friends.

1:30pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A REDDITCH man has raised £700 for charity.

Seaside fun for families

Droitwich Advertiser:

12:46pm Saturday 12th July 2014

A MONTH of brand new family activities will be on offer in Stratford-upon-Avon throughout August from the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Ready to ride into town

Droitwich Advertiser:

12:43pm Saturday 12th July 2014

EXCITEMENT is beginning to mount around Malvern’s Festival Theatre due to the impending arrival of a musical show that will hit the town with all guns blazing.

Have a Gouda time at cheese festival

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THIS weekend sees the Little Lark pub in Studley bringing back its famous cheese festival. Back by popular demand, the Festival of Cheese promises to be a tantalizing afternoon with an amazing array of tastes.

Help raise vital cash for charity

Droitwich Advertiser:

4:50pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A REDDITCH women has organised two events to raise vital cash for charity.

Glasses raised to a great night

11:35am Thursday 10th July 2014

Review – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at the Festival Theatre, Malvern, from Monday, July 7 to Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Local singers to perform summer proms concert

Droitwich Advertiser:

4:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

ALCESTER-based singing groups are to perform for a summer proms concert.

Festival fun continues in Bromsgrove

Droitwich Advertiser:

2:40pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

FESTIVAL fun continues in Bromsgrove this week with various events giving townsfolk the chance to try something new.

Musician goes back to his roots for bell tower appeal

Droitwich Advertiser: The Grier Trio rehearse. SP

6:20pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

ONE of the country's finest church musicians is staging a special concert this month to raise money for the Abbots Morton Bell Tower Appeal.

Local choir offers the Best of British for summer

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:50am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A REDDITCH choir is looking forward to a very patriotic affair next week.

Get behind the scenes at the Archers

Droitwich Advertiser: Archers scriptwriter and author of The Ambridge Chronicles, Jo Toye.

8:20am Friday 4th July 2014

AS the world’s longest running radio soap opera, The Archers is as much of a British institution as Wimbledon and strawberries and cream.

Explosive entertainment comes to town

Droitwich Advertiser: Theatre just got dangerously exciting.

10:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

METHANE bubbles are set alight to make fireballs, liquid nitrogen freezes flowers, hydrogen balloons explode and rockets are fired into the audience.

Hanbury's sixth annual music festival

Droitwich Advertiser: READY TO ROCK: Brothers Groove will be performing at the festival.

11:50am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

TALENTED artists are set to take to the stage at Hanbury’s six annual Jinney Ring Blues Festival next month.

A unique weekend of jazz, funk and soul

Droitwich Advertiser: Stick 'em up punk: Eclectic New York trio Fun Lovin’ Criminals.

1:54pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

THE Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival will be returning to the beautiful setting of Moseley Park in Birmingham next week.

All set for Astwood Bank Carnival

Droitwich Advertiser: Carnival Royalty: Prince Joshua Shewell, princess Pheobe Yates and Queen Molly Jones

1:40pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

PREPARATIONS for this year’s Astwood Bank Carnival are well underway.

A devil's about to roar in

1:18pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

THE Royal Shakespeare Company continues its theme of revealing some of the great parts written for and about women when it stages the latest production of its ‘Roaring Girls’ season at the end of this month.

Fiery action

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:15pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

TWO of the theatre’s major names will be on stage in the county when they star in one of the great plays in post-war American Drama.

Getting away from the sun...

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:10pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

ANYONE who isn’t a sun worshipper when it’s holiday time can now escape well away from the heat by going deep under a Lake District mountain.

Challenging the order

12:18pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Review – ANOTHER COUNTRY at the Festival Theatre, Malvern, from Monday, June 30 to Saturday, July 5, 2014.

Move over Ellie Goulding, Lucy May Walker is here

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5:30pm Sunday 29th June 2014

A REDDITCH performer is getting the unique chance to share the stage with global superstars Kanye West and Bruno Mars.

Summer concert to feature Britain's favourite classical work

Droitwich Advertiser: The orchestra's conductor Keith Slade in action.

12:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

BRITAIN'S most popular piece of classical music will star during a summer concert.

A chocolate adventure you won’t forget

Droitwich Advertiser: Cadbury World has unveiled a new chocolate adventure zone.

12:10pm Friday 27th June 2014

HAVE you ever wanted to experience the feeling of diving into a pot of melted milk chocolate? Well, now you can. Family attraction Cadbury World has unveiled an exciting new chocolate adventure zone.

Tribute act Fred Zeppelin to perform

Droitwich Advertiser: Are you ready to rock? Tribute band Fred Zeppelin will be performing in Bromsgrove.

11:00am Friday 27th June 2014

TRIBUTE band Fred Zeppelin will be performing in Bromsgrove later this month.

Motoring heritage on show at Avoncroft

Droitwich Advertiser: Austins on display. SP

11:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

MOTORING enthusiasts from around Bromsgrove are being invited to come along to Avoncroft Museum of Buildings this weekend to take a close up look at some fine examples of the region’s motoring heritage.

Crazy is a cracker!

11:17pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Review – CRAZY FOR YOU at the Artrix Theatre, Bromsgrove, from Tuesday, June 17 to Saturday, June 21, 2014.

The Orchestra of St John will hold its third MusicFest in July

Droitwich Advertiser: The Orchestra of St John. SP

10:20am Tuesday 24th June 2014

THE Orchestra of St John will be holding its third MusicFest in July, continuing the rich tradition of music making at St John’s Church in Bromsgrove.

Inspired to become a choir

Droitwich Advertiser: No Skills ReChoired get ready to perform at bdht. SP

12:50pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A CHOIR has been formed, which is made up of staff and customers from Bromsgrove District Housing Trust (bdht).

Spot the next star

Droitwich Advertiser: DEBT: Rob Callender made his professional debut when Another Country opened in Chichester at the start of the production's UK tour. (Photo by Johan Persson)

1:05pm Saturday 21st June 2014

HAVING helped launch the theatre, film and television careers of a string of our top actors the next play heading for Malvern’s Festival Theatre could well do the same for some members of its cast.

Sundae delights

1:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

MID-SUMMER will be celebrated in style tomorrow by the Royal Shakespeare Company when they stage A Mid-Summer Sundae, a fun packed day for all the family.

The ideal solution for all tastes in music

Droitwich Advertiser: Award winning duo Belshazzar's Feast come to Bromsgrove as part of Bromsgrove Folk Club's contribution to Bromsgrove Festival.

10:30am Friday 20th June 2014

THE award winning duo Belshazzar's Feast come to Bromsgrove this week as part of Bromsgrove Folk Club's contribution to Bromsgrove Festival.

Fundraising art show at Ragley Hall

Droitwich Advertiser: Artwork on show at Ragley Hall's gallery. SP

8:30am Thursday 19th June 2014

RAGLEY Gallery at Ragley Hall, is holding an open art studio event for two weeks from Saturday, June 28 to Sunday, July 13 to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Power has faded

9:35pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

Review – A TASTE OF HONEY at the Festival Theatre, Malvern, from Tuesday, June 17 to Saturday, June 21, 2014.

Music lovers chance to enjoy festival lunchtime concerts

Droitwich Advertiser: PERFORMING: Dante String Quartet will be performing at one of Bromsgrove Festival's Music at Lunchtime events. SP

11:50am Wednesday 18th June 2014

MUSIC lovers can enjoy a series of lunchtime concerts being held as part of Bromsgrove Festival.

Bromsgrove Festival launches cultural programme

3:00pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

BROMSGROVE Festival is well underway following its opening gala at the Artrix last Saturday.

A treat missed

10:24pm Monday 16th June 2014

Review – SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER at the Festival Theatre, Malvern, from Tuesday, June 10 to Saturday, June 14, 2014.

Still time to sign up for Acorns Triple Run

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6:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

THE deadline for this year's Acorns Triple Run is fast approaching.

Bromsgrove care home holding Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Droitwich Advertiser: TEA PARTY: Breme Care Home is holding a Mad Hatter's Tea Party for national care home open day. Pictured are Denise Clark, resident Millie Cox and Becky Rudge, deputy manager.   Buy this photo BMM251401b

11:50am Monday 16th June 2014

STAFF and residents at a Bromsgrove care home are preparing for a trip to Wonderland.

Cowboys will rope in the crowds

10:12pm Sunday 15th June 2014

SINGING showgirls and cowboys are expected to pack in the crowds when Bromsgrove Operatic Society returns to the stage at Bromsgrove’s Artrix this week.

Glorious revival of a lost England

6:16pm Saturday 14th June 2014

Review - LA FILLE MAL GARDEE at the Birmingham Hippodrome until Sunday, June 15.


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