Jumping jazz, melodic blues and family entertainment are taking over Solihull this weekend as the town’s Jazz and Blues Festival returns.
Two brothers and bandmates have opened a new space in Leamington for musicians to record, rehearse, sell records and merchandise and organise their products.
Bollywood and street dance styles combine in a new performance by Rifco Arts on at Warwick Arts Centre until tomorrow (Saturday). Break The Floorboards tells the story of teenager Zain, whose family, peer pressure and two left feet are getting in the way of his dreams of becoming a dancer. Performances are at 7.30pm, plus a 2.30pm matinee tomorrow, and tickets cost £15.50 to £18.50. Call 024 7652 4524.
Northumbrian dance tunes, Anglo Scots ballads and New Orleans jazz are among the eclectic influences on guitarist Martin Simpson, who is performing with his band at the Spa Centre in Leamington tonight (Friday).
Enjoy holiday May-hem at the Playbox Theatre’s Dream Factory this half term with events for all ages.
After a successful year of causing mayhem and mania at theatres across the UK, the Hormonal Housewives are back and stopping in Leamington this weekend.
Neighbours from hell make the lives of the central characters miserable in a social comedy coming to Kenilworth’s Talisman Theatre.
The Leamington-based Spires Youth Orchestra are inviting musicians to an open rehearsal this week.
Long-standing Coronation Street star Beverley Callard believes her role in a play coming to Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre is among the “greatest parts for women ever written”.
Leamington & District Organ Society will welcome top professional touring artist Andrew Nix to its next concert.
Magician and comedian Chris Cox will bring his award-winning Fatal Distraction show to Warwick Arts Centre tomorrow (Sunday).
Colder Than Here by the Cubbington Players, Cubbington village hall. On until tomorrow (Saturday). www.cubbingtonplayers.com
New York rock opera RENT is being brought to the stage at Warwick Arts Centre by a 20-strong cast from the student group, Music Theatre Warwick, tonight (Friday) at 7.45pm and tomorrow at 2.30pm and 7.45pm.
Audiences can experience the thundering rhythms and muscular synchronisation of the Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers at the Spa Centre in Leamington tomorrow night (Saturday).
Geats, Scyldings, Danes, Scylfings and Wulfings will battle it out in a production of the oldest story in the English language at Eathorpe village hall on Saturday (May 18).
More than 200 unsigned bands from around the UK have battled it out to perform at a live music contest at the Leamington Assembly.
Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Louis Armstrong are among the great musicians to whom the Glen Miller Orchestra will pay tribute at their show at Leamington’s Spa Centre this weekend.
Cosi Fan Tutti by the English Touring Opera, Warwick Arts Centre, May 9.
Leamington artists are using their skills to offer support to those with mental health problems.
The City of Coventry Youth Orchestra will present a concert of easy listening music at Warwick University today (Sunday).
A leading drum ‘n’ bass and jungle scene DJ in the UK, Goldie is playing live at the Dog in Coventry tonight (Saturday). Tickets cost £10.
A “beautifully observed” drama penned by a former Warwick youth theatre member will be brought to the stage by the Cubbington Players next week.
Amateur dramatists from around the Midlands are showcasing their talents in a new theatre festival in Warwickshire - and tickets go on sale today (Friday).
The Illegal Eagles will be bringing their Eagles tribute show to Leamington in September instead of this weekend, as was scheduled.
The first question people ask about Calender Girls is ‘How will they manage the nudity?’ The answer is - with good taste and a great deal of fun.
Street artists, dancers and musicians are coming together to celebrate contemporary youth culture in an arts festival coming to Kenilworth this weekend.
Artists’ Plans For Sustainability, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre. On until June 22.
Mess by Caroline Horton, Warwick Arts Centre. On until Thursday (May 9). Box office: 024 7652 4524.
Illegal Eagles are bringing their classic hits to the Spa Centre for what promoters are saying will be an “unforgettable” musical night.
Katie Paterson, In Another Time, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre. On until June 22.
An abundance of paintings by Warwickshire amateur artists will be on display at Kineton village hall this weekend.
Still Life, written and performed by Sue MacLaine, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, May 4.
A childhood passion for dolls has been transformed into an intricate and quirky art form by Columbian craftswoman Andrea Pena.
The Coventry Philharmonic Choir will present Handel’s an Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne at a concert in Warwick’s St Mary’s church next Saturday (May 11).
A writer who has suffered from anorexia is sharing her experiences in a poignant comedy on at Warwick Arts Centre.
If I Were You, Priory Theatre, Kenilworth. On until Saturday May 11. Box office: 863334.
Ladies are baring all in the name of entertainment and charity at the Loft Theatre’s next production.
Music legend Kyle Eastwood is bringing his latest French inspired jazz to Leamington.
Beauchamp Sinfonietta concert, Leamington town hall, April 28.
Familiar tracks by Oasis, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and others are taken to another level by inventive modern jazz band, The Paris 1940s.
Calender Girls by the Lapworth Players, Lapworth village hall, April 27.
Blues Brothers, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry. On until Saturday May 4. Box office: 024 7655 3055.
The world-famous band that brought us tracks familiar with people of all ages - such as Sweets For My Sweet and Have You Ever Loved Somebody - are coming to Leamington.
Cinderella by Opera Warwick, Warwick Arts Centre, April 27.
Spies, murder and love come to life in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast in a play coming to Offchurch village hall on Tuesday.
Enter Shikari will play an intimate and ‘off the beaten track’ gig at Coventry’s Kasbah club on May 6.
Hot on the heels of a European tour, Arcane Roots are coming to Coventry to showcase their new album.
Chart-topping pop rockers T’Pau will play their greatest hits at the Spa Centre on Thursday.
The centenary of the birth of Benjamin Britten will be celebrated at this year’s Leamington Music Festival, which runs over five days from next Friday (May 3).
Kenilworth’s Talisman Theatre is tomorrow (Saturday) hosting a second attempt of a Peter Pan production that had to be called off due to a power failure.
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