NEWS: Michael Bublé set to open the new Barclay Card Arena, Birmingham in December 2014

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After 18 months of refurbishment the National Indoor Arena (NIA) in Birmingham will be relaunched as the Barclaycard Arena after a £26 million pound refurbishment. The redevelopment at the arena will see an increase in capacity, comfier seats, a substantially improved concourse for food, drink and entertainment, improved food outlet providing a greater choice and …

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Inala: A Zulu ballet featuring Ladysmith Black Mambazo @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham 3 October 2014

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Tonight at the delectable Symphony Hall we have a unique mix of the  classical sound of South Africa complimented by contemporary modern Western ballet, as the legendary Ladysmith Black Mambazo bring ‘Inana – A Zulu Ballet’ to Birmingham. To celebrate 20 years of democracy in South Africa, Ladysmith Black Mambazo feature in a unique artistic …

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World Premiere: A Time and Place: Musical Meditations on the First World War @ The Town Hall, Birmingham, 17 September 2014

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This year marks the centenary of the start of the First Word War. 100 years ago in a totally different world, that it so many ways we can’t relate to.  The first mass produced cars (by Ford) only started in 1914, the telephone (as in landline) was still new technology, radio even newer and the …

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Avenue Q @ The New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham 16-20 September 2014

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Avenue Q was a smash hit on Broadway, in the West End and worldwide and this award winning comedy musical comes to the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham from 16-20 September. Avenue Q UK Tour is brought to us courtesy of the Sell A Door Theatre Company who are on a mission to make live …

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WORLD PREMIERE: A Time and Place- Musical Meditations on the First World War at the Town Hall, Birmingham

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And as we reflect on the centenary of the First World War, a powerful new music project featuring Mercury Prize folk artists Sam Lee, Rachel and Becky Unthank will receive its world premiere on Wednesday 17th September at Birmingham’s Town Hall. This project,  co-produced by sounduk, Barbican and Opera North in partnership with Town Hall …

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Roland Gift + John Simmitt @ Hare & Hounds, Birmingham, UK – 3 September 2014

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So way back in the 80’s, as one classic Brum band ‘dissolved’ another one was born. This new band did rather well, worldwide success, and a couple of platinum albums beckoned before they too went their separate ways. But no matter, as tonight, in an exclusively snug venue, their lead singer plays in his own …

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