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Multi art-form international collaboration featuring artistes from Pakistan and Birmingham

Birmingham REP Theatre, Birmingham

The Indus Valley, one of the 'cradles of civilisations', has witnessed the biggest mass migrations in human history leading to the 'Partition' in 1947, the creation of Bangladesh in 1971 and post-war migration to Britain. Peoples of the Indian subcontinent have been on an epic journey and this pilot production traces the paths taken across, through and beyond the boundaries of time and space by the peoples of Pakistan. Weaving together text, spoken word, sound-scapes, dance, visual projections and live music, Sigh Of The Musaafir is a cutting

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Little Mermaid sing along - brunch edition

The Mockingbird Bar and Theatre, Birmingham

Note: sing along edition. Rebellious 16-year-old mermaid Ariel is fascinated with life on land. On one of her visits to the surface, which are forbidden by her controlling father, King Triton, she falls for a human prince. Determined to be with her new love, Ariel makes a dangerous deal with the sea witch Ursula to become human for three days. But when plans go awry for the star-crossed lovers, the king must make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter. **2-course brunch** with unlimited prosecco by the glass included!!! Unlimited prosecco

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Tallinn Music Week 2019

Tallinn, Tallinn

TMW 2019 Festival for Tomorrow's Music, Arts and Ideas! Main dates: ♫ Music festival: 28-30 March ▸ Creative Impact Conference: 29-30 March Free City Stage concerts, public talks and urban space projects will also take place within the festival. Timeline and programme TBA. TMW 2019 is presented by Telia. First batch of programme line-up artists will be announced in January 2019! More info: tmw.ee

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Akala in Conversation

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Taking the discussions of his Sunday Times best selling memoir 'Natives' on the road, Akala is the award winning rapper, journalist, author, poet, and political activist who explores the vitally talked about themes of race, youth engagement and the condition of British/AfricanCaribbean culture across his mediums. This promises be a unique and important evening of thought and discussion - don't miss out.

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Sisters and Secrets; Sizing up and Sizing Down

Birmingham REP Theatre, Birmingham

Join us for staged readings of four striking short plays by newly discovered West Midlands writers of South Asian descent. Directed by Kali's Artistic Director, Helena Bell, these readings explore sisters and secrets, sizing up and sizing down. We Fight to Save a Flower by Dipali Das Amma's Girls by Natasha Hettihewa-Young Halima by Sabiha Mank Three Dates and a Girl by Aliya Perager Director Helena Bell Associate Director Balisha Karra Dramaturgy Daniel Bailey & Tessa Walker Video Designer Louise Rhoades-Brown

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L!V!N Events presents EXPOSED @ PRIMO

Primo Bar & Lounge, Birmingham

L!V!N Events illuminating the scene with this new event!!

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ESL One Birmingham - Dota 2

Arena Birmingham, Birmingham

Twelve of the world’s best Dota 2 teams will return to the UK in 2019 for an all improved ESL One Birmingham powered by Intel. The event will take place from May 31 - June 2, 2019, at Arena Birmingham, for three days of intense Dota 2 action in front of one of the best crowds in esports history, battling it out for a share of the $300,000 prize pool. The UK community shocked the world by making ESL One Birmingham ESL’s fastest-selling Dota 2 event to date and illustrated the strength of the burgeoning UK scene. ESL has since been busy pr

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Les Miserables in Birmingham

Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

LES MISÉRABLES UK and Ireland Tour Announced! Tickets: http://tidd.ly/1a5a802e After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Les Misérables will play Birmingham Hippodrome from 2 April – 11 May 2019. This brilliant new staging has taken the world by storm and has been hailed “Les Mis for the 21stCentury”. With scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, the magnificent score of Les Misérables includes the songs; I Dreamed a Drea

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The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice

Resorts World Arena, Marston Green

The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice lets you relive the magic of your favorite animated Disney films. Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse on a treasure-filled journey bound for heartwarming adventure. For the first time ever in the UK discover the true meaning of family with everyone’s favorite forgetful fish, Dory. March alongside the seven dwarfs, as they whistle off to work to while singing Heigh Ho. Feel the rush of the stampede as Simba learns to live by the motto of "Hakuna Matata". Be dazzled by the Genie as he makes Aladdin’s wish

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CHEESE FEST 2019

The Bond Company, Birmingham

After a complete sell-out in 2018 - Brimingham Seasonal Markets present Cheese Fest 2019! On the 6th April 2018 Birmingham Seasonal Markets will return The Bond Company, Digbeth for a one-day festival with all the cheese you could possibly wish for. We’ll be open 12pm-6pm for everyone to come and have some cheesy fun – with cheesed-up street food, bars, DJs and a Market Hall of 25 traders selling cheese and all things cheesy.

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Katya Zamolodchikova

The Alexandra Birmingham, Birmingham

DragWorld in association with The MJR Group proudly present... an evening with Katya Zamolodchikova "Help me I'm dying" Don't miss, Katya's first one-woman comedy show coming to the UK 14+ http://www.dragworld.co.uk

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Insomnia Gaming Festival

NEC Birmingham, Marston Green

Let the e-games begin! This April, the UK's biggest gaming festival Insomnia is back, bringing another weekend of non-stop gaming to the city. From old school arcade games to cutting-edge VR technology, all things gaming will be at the NEC Birmingham for the Easter weekend extravaganza, with organisers expecting over 50,000 people to join in the action. Forecasted to be the biggest show yet, Insomnia 2019 is brought to fans by GAME, and will take place from 19-22 April, giving attendees an opportunity to meet like-minded members of the gaming

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Brum's Big Fat Pizza Festival 2019

Leveldigbeth, Birmingham

NOW IN ITS 4TH YEAR, SHALL WE GO BIGGER AND BETTER FOR 2019? It’s tasty and topped with juicy double cheese combinations; it can only mean one thing! Brum’s Big Fat Pizza returns for 2019. Making your cheesiest dreams come true pizza fans, pay attention! Taste and Liquor’s Big Fat Pizza Festival is the largest, most important pizza festival in the country. It’s a whole festival dedicated to Margherita’s, Gluten Free Pizza's, Meat Feast’s, Hot and Spicy, Vegan and Chocolate Nutella Pizzas, we love ‘em all. Deep filled or thin a

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Brum's Big Fat Pizza Festival 2019

Quantum Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

The Biggest Big Fat Pizza Festival returns To birmingham. It's tasty and topped with juicy double cheese combinations; it can only mean one thing! Brum's Big Fat Pizza Festival is back! Making your cheesiest dreams come true pizza fans, pay attention! Taste and Liquor's Big Fat Pizza Festival is the largest, most important pizza festival in the country. It's a whole festival dedicated to Margherita's, to Meat Feast's, Hot and Spicy to Chocolate Nutella Pizzas, we love 'em all. Deep filled or thin and crispy, there's a style and a topping comb

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Harry Potter 8 Film Marathon

The Mockingbird Bar and Theatre, Birmingham

Join us as we enter Hogwarts for a truly magical weekend, yep, you guessed it were showing all eight Harry Potter Films back to back. Harry Potter - 8 Film Movie Marathon Dig out your cloaks, mount your broomsticks and don't forget your wand! We'll see you at the gates. Sunday 11:00 - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 13:50 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 16:45 - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 19:15 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Bank Holiday Monday 11:00 - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 13:35 -

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Vaisakhi Festival Birmingham 2019

Birmingham, Birmingham

This years Vaisakhi Nagar Keertan in Birmingham will be taking place on Sunday 28 April 2018 - attracting an audience of over 100000 people! The Vaisakhi open air celebrations is a not-for-profit community event. It is celebrated in Birmingham; the most cosmopolitan and vibrant city in Europe.

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THE GOONIES FILM WITH ORCHESTRA

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

One of the most celebrated kid’s films ever, The Goonies, will be screened for the very first time in Europe across a trio of UK dates, with its classic score being performed live to picture by a full orchestra. A fond part of childhood for several generations, The Goonies was released in 1985 to both critical and commercial success, grossing over $61 million that year – making it one of the top 10 grossing films that year, and a cult classic. Composed by Dave Grusin, an Academy Award and ten-time GRAMMY Award winner, the score to The Goo

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Flatpack Festival 2019

Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham

Flatpack Festival is back for 2019 popping up across Birmingham with a week of fantastic films, live performances, installations and parties showcasing extraordinary talents from across the UK and around the world. 30 April - 5 May 2019. Check out our website at www.flatpackfestival.org.uk for our programme release in the new year. We can't wait to spend Mayday bank holiday with you!

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RuPaul's Drag Race

Town Hall Birmingham, Birmingham

The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour returns with an all new production for 2019! Mission leader Michelle Visage takes voyagers on a journey to save the universe with her team of intergalactic queens including Aquaria, Kameron Michaels, Asia O’Hara, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls, Monét X Change and Violet Chachki! werqtheworld.com

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Birmingham Pride 2019

Birmingham Gay Village, Birmingham

Birmingham Pride 2019 THE UK'S BIGGEST 2 DAY PRIDE FESTIVAL Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 May 2019 Spring Bank Holiday Weekend in Birmingham's Gay Village. Featuring: ★ Carnival Parade | Saturday 25 May | 12 noon | Victoria Square THE BIG WEEKENDER FESTIVAL:

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BIG FUNNY FEST

Richmond, Old Deer Park, London, Richmond

The inaugural Big Funny Fest is packed full of the hottest, most exciting new and established comedians performing live at the historic Old Deer Park, in Richmond Upon Thames.

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Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019

Moseley Park, Birmingham

Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival returns to Moseley Park from 12th - 14th July 2019 for our TENTH ANNIVERSARY! The festival is set in the truly beautiful and unique setting of Moseley Park, Birmingham. Every year, the park plays host to a weekend of blistering live music, attracting people from all over the world who gather to see International legends alongside the latest contemporary breakthrough artists from the world of Jazz, Funk & Soul. This is a special year for us as we gear up to celebrate the festival’s Tenth Anniversary in 2019.

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Vitality Netball World Cup 2019

ACC Echo Arena, Liverpool

From 12-21 July 2019 the world's top 16 teams will compete to be crowned the best, as Liverpool welcomes the Vitality Netball World Cup. No matter what you're here for - the thrill of backing your country to the top, a passion for electrifying team sport, a love of feeling part of something momentous, or simply to have fun with friends - there's a piece of Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 for you. Click here for full tournament schedule. Opening Ceremony Tickets for session two (both courts) on Friday 12 July include the opening ceremony.

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World Yoga Festival 2019

Beale Park, Reading

LEARN, REJUVENATE & ENJOY With around 1500 people from over 40 nations celebrating classes, workshops and concerts, the World Yoga Festival has become the largest Yoga festival in the World. The festival wonderfully integrates Meditation, Yoga, Ayurveda, Astrology and Knowledge through great masters from the authentic traditions of all eight aspects of Yoga on a path to non-dual Self-Realisation. If you are seeking more than just exercise, if you wish to awaken through mindfully moving, breathing and monitoring your thoughts then this f

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Jack Whitehall: Stood Up

Arena Birmingham, Birmingham

Award-winning comedian Jack Whitehall announces huge arena tour! Fri 15 - Sun 17 Nov 2019 @ 8:00 pm | Arena Birmingham, Birmingham