Set for a season of fun

Redditch Advertiser:

7:01pm Thursday 21st August 2014

SOME 40 years on from when he made his acting name playing the role of Jesus in the TV movie the veteran actor, Robert Powell, was – by sheer coincidence – back at the Malvern Theatres at the same time as Jesus Christ Superstar was opening on stage at the venue this week.

Celebrate anger at the Artrix next month!

Redditch Advertiser: Comedian Jo Caulfield hits town next month with her brand new show Celebration of Anger.

3:50pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AWARD-winning comedian Jo Caulfield hits town next month with her brand new show Celebration of Anger.

Warm applause is well deserved

Redditch Advertiser:

1:45pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Review – Jesus Christ Superstar at the Forum Theatre, Malvern, from Tuesday, August 19 to Saturday, August 23, 2014.

Dark and racy tale sets pulse racing

12:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Review: Therese Raquin - at the Festival Theatre, Malvern, from Monday, August 18 to Saturday, August 23, 2014.

Let the Groove Foundation commence

Redditch Advertiser: Ready to rock: Stone Foundation.

11:50am Thursday 21st August 2014

RESIDENTS are being invited to a night of blues, funk and soul.

Theatrical screenings are a treat

Redditch Advertiser: The new production of Two Gentlemen of Verona by the RSC.

2:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE new autumn season at Bromsgrove's Artrix gets off to a flying start next month with not one, but two theatrical screenings.

Hardeep is your love?

Redditch Advertiser: Broadcaster, journalist and chef, Hardeep Singh Kohli. SP

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

COMEDIAN, broadcaster, journalist and chef Hardeep Singh Kohli will be bringing his hilarious stand up show to Bromsgrove's Artrix Next month.

Best foot forward for fitness and fun

Redditch Advertiser:

12:46pm Sunday 17th August 2014

WALKING is good for you. It’s relatively easy, recommended, does your health a power of good and it can be done virtually anywhere.

A flavour of Italy

12:40pm Sunday 17th August 2014

THE Royal Shakespeare Company has released a new CD of original music and speeches from its current production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona.

Stand by for blasting!

Redditch Advertiser:

12:36pm Sunday 17th August 2014

THOSE of the older generation, especially ones with good memories, will recall that way back in the 1950’s a new phenomenon came blasting through the American airwaves, over the Atlantic and into our own homes here Britain.

Concert at St Mary’s Church

Redditch Advertiser:

9:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

RESIDENTS are being invited to a magical night packed with beautiful popular music from around the world.

Spend a night at the races for a good cause

Redditch Advertiser:

10:40am Saturday 16th August 2014

RESIDENTS are being invited to spend a night at the races - in aid of a very worthy cause.

Silky fare

9:15pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Review: April in Paris - at the Festival Theatre, Malvern, from Tuesday, August 12 until Saturday, August 1, 2014.

Singing workshop comes to the Palace

Redditch Advertiser:

3:50pm Thursday 14th August 2014

PASSIONATE about singing? Then Big Sings, fun singing days for anyone who loves to perform, is the thing for you

Step back in time to 1914

Redditch Advertiser: Mikron Theatre Company's artistic director Marianne McNamara at the helm.

11:40am Wednesday 13th August 2014

RESIDENTS are being invited to step back in time to 1914.

Jason Manford comes to Redditch

Redditch Advertiser: First world problems: Comedian Jason Manford will be coming to Redditch next month.

12:50pm Saturday 9th August 2014

JASON Manford is coming to Redditch next month and bringing his first world problems with him.

Redditch rockers release debut single

Redditch Advertiser: Are you ready to rock? Punk rock band Guerrilla Monsoon

8:50am Saturday 9th August 2014

A REDDITCH-based band have released their debut single.

Blake are back and better than ever

Redditch Advertiser: New sound, new songs: The trio will be taking part in their biggest UK tour yet, including a date in Bromsgrove.

12:10pm Friday 8th August 2014

BRIT-Award winners Blake are back and better than ever, with a refined new sound, new songs and their biggest UK tour yet including a date in Bromsgrove

It's lust and gory!

2:29pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Review – THE WHITE DEVIL at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, Saturday, November 29, 2014.

Check out this king

Redditch Advertiser:

2:14pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

HISTORY and holidays are just about on everyone’s doorstep.

Hardworking Alison heads for the hills

Redditch Advertiser:

2:09pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

NOW virtually a national treasure, Alison Steadman will be heading for the Malvern Hills later this month when she stars in what will be a thrilling new production of Therese Raquin.

Set to hit the heights

2:01pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

HAVING received huge acclaim for its production of Les Miserables last year the Malvern Theatres Young Company has this time turned its attention to another spectacular stage show.

Variety fun for Make a Wish this September

Redditch Advertiser: The Kimal Variety Show. SP

10:50am Saturday 2nd August 2014

TICKETS have gone on sale for a charity variety show taking place at the Artrix to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation.

Prepare to be flabbergasted!

Redditch Advertiser: Now you see him: Pete Firman will be embarking on a national tour for his new show Trickster

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

YOU'VE seen him on TV, now prepare to 'ooohhh', 'aaahhh' and wonder how on earth he did that, as Pete Firman embarks on a national tour his new show Trickster.

Small screen stars on stage

Redditch Advertiser:

11:21am Thursday 31st July 2014

TWO very familiar faces from our television screens will shortly be playing opposite each other in Malvern in a touring comedy play.

Vintage show still hits target

Redditch Advertiser:

10:56am Thursday 31st July 2014

Review – ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at the Festival Theatre, Malvern, from Tuesday, July 29 to Saturday, August 2, 2014.

Great war event to be held at Ragley Hall

Redditch Advertiser:

2:20pm Monday 28th July 2014

Ragley Hall is to host a family day in commemoration of the start of the First World War as part of an ongoing exhibition.

See, hear and feel the story of the amazing Pinball Wizard at The FeckenOdeon

Redditch Advertiser:

11:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

SOME films are meant to be seen in the cinema with a big picture and fantastic sound – so it’s a shame that The Who’s Tommy has been absent from the big screen for nearly 30 years.

Palace Theatre carves the way for sustainability

Redditch Advertiser:

8:50am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE Palace Theatre is leading the way for sustainability after receiving an A rating for its energy efficiency.

Dazzling debuts

5:39pm Friday 25th July 2014

Review – THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, until Thursday, September 4, 2014.

Local band go back to their roots

Redditch Advertiser:

8:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

WITH their strong vocal harmonies, accompanied by the artistry of violin and guitar, Quill have been a part of the Midlands music scene for more than 30 years.

Memorial in honour of Led Zeppelin legend John Bonham

Redditch 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 John Bonham will be taking place next week.

Drawing on the past

Redditch 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

Redditch 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

Redditch Advertiser:

1:36pm Saturday 19th July 2014

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

On parade

Redditch 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

Redditch Advertiser: (7824069)

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

Redditch 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

Redditch 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

Redditch 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

Redditch 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

Redditch 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

Redditch 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

Redditch 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

Redditch 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

Redditch 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

Redditch Advertiser:

4:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

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

Festival fun continues in Bromsgrove

Redditch 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.

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