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26 shows found.

Friday, 16th February 2018, 8:00 PM
Worcester Arts Workshop

Don Kipper in Concert presented by Don Kipper
A jaunty, multi-lingual, multi award-winning ensemble are remarkable young exponents of klezmer and traditional styles from Greece, Turkey and the Balkans, reflecting the diversity and living traditions of their North East London home. Weaving musical passion with virtuosic mastery, their uptempo good-time shows are cheerfully free-wheeling.
Box Office: 01905 250 53 - View Details View Map (21 Sansome Street ,  WR1 1UH)

Saturday, 24th February 2018, 8:00 PM
Clent Parish Hall

A Fistful of Spookies in Concert presented by A Fistful of Spookies
Glorious close harmony singing and plenty of swagger from this pint sized version of the world-wide hit male choir The Spooky Men's Chorale. One of the funniest bands ever; hugely entertaining.
Box Office: 01562 886 013 - View Details View Map (Church Avenue ,  DY9 9QT)

Wednesday, 28th February 2018, 7:30 PM
Bishampton Villages Hall

Think of England presented by Anonymous Is A Woman
A rousing, thought-provoking immersive play of two young ladies travelling the country hosting tea dances for RAF fighter pilots during WW2, and of their real purpose; sending the men off to fight having experienced all of life's pleasures.
Box Office: 01386 462 306 - View Details View Map (Broad Lane ,  WR10 2LY)

Thursday, 1st March 2018, 7:30 PM
St Peter's Church, Cowleigh, Malvern

Son Yambu in Concert presented by Son Yambu
A new generation of Cuban musicians play an authentic, intoxicating fusion of Spanish and African rhythms continuing the Buena Vista legacy. 'Absolutely tremendous’ (BBC Radio 3) they give the irresistible music a contemporary edge, bringing their audiences a truly, sensational, authentic Latin music experience.
Box Office: 01684 893 858 - View Details View Map (Cowleigh Bank Road ,  WR14 1QP)

Friday, 2nd March 2018, 7:30 PM
Heightington Village Hall

Think of England presented by Anonymous Is A Woman
A rousing, thought-provoking immersive play of two young ladies travelling the country hosting tea dances for RAF fighter pilots during WW2, and of their real purpose; sending the men off to fight having experienced all of life's pleasures.
Box Office: 01299 822 987 - View Details View Map (Heightington ,  DY12 2XU)

Friday, 9th March 2018, 7:30 PM
St Michaels Village Hall

Finding Nana presented by New Perspectives Theatre
Be prepared to laugh and cry out loud at award winning writer, Jane Upton’s, autobiographical new play which is set in a seaside hotel of halcyon childhood summers, Finding Nana is about the universal, unconditional love between a granddaughter and her Nana and the ugly truth about losing it all.
Box Office: 01584 811 853 - View Details View Map (St Michaels ,  WR15 8TG)

Saturday, 10th March 2018, 7:30 PM
Stoke Bliss and Kyre Village Hall

Mumbo Jumbo Troubadours and Raconteurs presented by Mumbo-Jumbo
Elegant country blues and vibrant good-time roots music from these British Blues Award nominees. With powerful songs and punchy vocals, this is one phenomenal live band.
Box Office: 01885 410 582 - View Details View Map (Bromyard Road ,  WR15 8RS)

Saturday, 10th March 2018, 6:30 PM
Fairfield Village Hall

Mummy Monster presented by Liz Hart
Step inside the kitchen for a frank, funny and ferocious site-specific show depicting one mum's downfall from harmonious household to the out-of-control Mummy Monster!
Box Office: 01527 577 286 - View Details View Map (Stourbridge Road ,  B61 9LZ)

Tuesday, 13th March 2018, 7:30 PM
St George’s Hall, Bewdley

Here I Belong presented by Pentabus Theatre Company
A thoughtful, compelling and charming portrayal of 60 years of village life seen through the eyes of one village resident, from youth to the fight to stay in her home in old age. A thoroughly engaging performance by an absolutely fantastic 'new writing' company.
Box Office: 01299 404 808 - View Details View Map (Load Street ,  DY12 2EQ)

Friday, 16th March 2018, 7:30 PM
Hartlebury Parish Hall

Here I Belong presented by Pentabus Theatre Company
A thoughtful, compelling and charming portrayal of 60 years of village life seen through the eyes of one village resident, from youth to the fight to stay in her home in old age. A thoroughly engaging performance by an absolutely fantastic 'new writing' company.
Box Office: 07714 278 860 - View Details View Map (Waresley Court Road ,  DY11 7TQ)

Friday, 16th March 2018, 8:00 PM
Worcester Arts Workshop

Tantz in Concert presented by Tantz
One of the most spirited and original klezmer dance/gypsy jazz bands around, this remarkable six-piece has quickly consolidated its rising star status with a series of unforgettable festival gigs. Joyous, infectious, and proof positive that you don't need to travel to hear great global music.
Box Office: 01905 250 53 - View Details View Map (21 Sansome Street ,  WR1 1UH)

Sunday, 18th March 2018, 7:30 PM
Wyre Piddle Village Hall

Here I Belong presented by Pentabus Theatre Company
A thoughtful, compelling and charming portrayal of 60 years of village life seen through the eyes of one village resident, from youth to the fight to stay in her home in old age. A thoroughly engaging performance by an absolutely fantastic 'new writing' company.
Box Office: 01386 550 136 - View Details View Map (Village Hall ,  WR10 2HR)

Friday, 6th April 2018, 8:00 PM
Worcester Arts Workshop

Tŷhai: Indo Celtic Trio in Concert presented by Tŷhai: Indo Celtic Trio
A highly skilled trio with a new and exciting repertoire of music; bringing together elements of Welsh folk and Indian classical music together. Their musical adventure travels from the dance melodies of the Celtic world to the ragas and rhythms of the East to create something entirely spectacular.
Box Office: 01905 250 53 - View Details View Map (21 Sansome Street ,  WR1 1UH)

Tuesday, 10th April 2018, 7:30 PM
Wyre Piddle Village Hall

Amy Johnson presented by Badapple Theatre
The show follows the inspirational life of Hull aviatrix Amy Johnson, the first woman to fly solo from the UK to Australia. During WW2 she had a vital role as one of a team of female pilots working as auxiliary personnel.
Box Office: 01386 550 136 - View Details View Map (Village Hall ,  WR10 2HR)

Friday, 13th April 2018, 8:00 PM
Ombersley Memorial Hall

Lady Be Good! The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook presented by Sarah Moule
As this year marks the centenary of the iconic singers birth join Sarah Moule and Simon Wallace as they recount the lift and work of one of the best loved Jazz singers of all time. Drawing from Fitzgerald's six decade career this show features a beautiful selection of her signature songs familiar to fans of the singer and introduces the best of the Great American Songbook for newcomers of ‘The Queen of Jazz’.
Box Office: 01905 356 608 - View Details View Map (Ombersley ,  WR9 0DY)

Saturday, 14th April 2018, 6:30 PM
Fairfield Village Hall

The Wind in the Willows: A Folk Opera presented by GreenMatthews
A brand-new musical adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's well-loved classic story using traditional English folk melodies set to new lyrics. Join Ratty, Mole, Badger and Mr Toad on their adventures across the river, over the road and in to the dark and dangerous Wild Wood. A show of real charm and nostalgia, join the four musicians paint a vivid picture of Grahame's world from the humble comfort of Mole End to the grandeur of Toad Hall.
Box Office: 01527 577 286 - View Details View Map (Stourbridge Road ,  B61 9LZ)

Saturday, 14th April 2018, 8:00 PM
Rous Lench Village Hall

Lady Be Good! The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook presented by Sarah Moule
As this year marks the centenary of the iconic singers birth join Sarah Moule and Simon Wallace as they recount the lift and work of one of the best loved Jazz singers of all time. Drawing from Fitzgerald's six decade career this show features a beautiful selection of her signature songs familiar to fans of the singer and introduces the best of the Great American Songbook for newcomers of ‘The Queen of Jazz’.
Box Office: 01386 896 155 - View Details View Map (Radford Road ,  WR11 4UN)

Friday, 20th April 2018, 8:00 PM
St Swithun's Hall, Trinity, Worcester

Mumbo Jumbo Troubadours and Raconteurs presented by Mumbo-Jumbo
Elegant country blues and vibrant good-time roots music from these British Blues Award nominees. With powerful songs and punchy vocals, this is one phenomenal live band.
Box Office: 01299 250 569 - View Details View Map (The Trinity ,  WR1 2PN)

Saturday, 21st April 2018, 7:30 PM
Bishampton Villages Hall

Amy Johnson presented by Badapple Theatre
The show follows the inspirational life of Hull aviatrix Amy Johnson, the first woman to fly solo from the UK to Australia. During WW2 she had a vital role as one of a team of female pilots working as auxiliary personnel.
Box Office: 01386 462 306 - View Details View Map (Broad Lane ,  WR10 2LY)

Saturday, 21st April 2018, 7:30 PM
Feckenham Village Hall

Truth and Tall Tales presented by Kel Elliott & Her Three Man Orchestra
Uplifting, genre-leaping songs from a rousing quartet led by a sassy double-bass playing singer-songwriter with a rich and powerful voice. Quality live music by rising stars championed by Grammy award-winning jazz-pop artist Jamie Cullum. Everyone goes home happy.
Box Office: 0333 666 3366 - View Details View Map (High Street ,  B96 6HN)

Thursday, 26th April 2018, 7:30 PM
Bishops Wood Centre, Crossway Green

Tongue Tied & Twisted presented by Peter Chand
This family duo of master storyteller and live DJ adds a fresh twist to a compelling collection of near-forgotten South Asian fables gathered from Punjabi elders living in the Black Country. With Peter Chand's cheeky smile, wry humour, and rich voice accompanied by a smart onstage soundtrack of contemporary and classical South Asian music, this energetic and endlessly inventive storytelling show is a triumph.
Box Office: 01299 250 513 - View Details View Map (Crossway Green ,  DY13 9SE)

Saturday, 28th April 2018, 7:30 PM
Ashton under Hill Village Hall

Wicky Wacky Woo presented by The Busquitos
This brilliant Dutch streetband showcases its energetic, highly eccentric, and very catchy trad-influenced comedic-jazz, jumping into the crowd at every opportunity, kidnapping audience members, staging mock weddings. Dazzlingly funny, they bring a smile to everyone's face.
Box Office: 01386 881 416 - View Details View Map (Elmley Road ,  WR11 7SW)

Saturday, 5th May 2018, 7:30 PM
Heightington Village Hall

Sheesham and Lotus & 'Son in Concert presented by Sheesham and Lotus & 'Son
Using a host of vintage instruments, this Canadian trio serves up wonderous, high stepping, sepia-tinted old-timey string-band music with roots in the vaudeville and juke joints of the American South. Oozing authenticity and dynamism this is hugely entertaining, and all in all a lovely, must-see treat.
Box Office: 01299 822 987 - View Details View Map (Heightington ,  DY12 2XU)

Saturday, 5th May 2018, 7:30 PM
Church Lench Village Hall

The King Lear presented by Shifting Sands Theatre
Giving a modern comedic twist to Shakespeare's popular tragedy, this acclaimed clown theatre sets the action in a pub in the here and now, with pub landlord as king. A compellingly inventive retelling mixing slapstick and pathos with warm humour, this is a marvellously fun night.
Box Office: 01386 870 794 - View Details View Map (Ryecroft Close ,  WR11 4UE)

Sunday, 13th May 2018, 8:00 PM
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton

Hannah James' JigDoll presented by Hannah James
JigDoll is a new project created by Hannah James. A rarity in folk music, Hannah is a singer, musician and innovative clog dancer. Jig Doll combines all of these disciplines in a beautiful new show exploring the life of the travelling player: sometimes exotic, sometimes frightening, it’s a world where home changes daily, and the only touchstones are the skills you carry with you, and the people you meet on the way.
Box Office: 01386 831 173 - View Details View Map (The Cross ,  WR11 7JE)

Saturday, 19th May 2018, 7:30 PM
Clows Top Victory Hall

The Ministry of Biscuits presented by The Foundry Group
In Post-War London, The Ministry of Biscuits casts its sinister shadow over every elevenses in the land. Established to 'control biscuits, and to control the idea of biscuits.' But when a junior designer falls in love and designs a biscuit to 'shake confectionery to its very foundations,' his world – and the ministry – are turned upside down. A clever, original, hilarious, and infectiously tuneful entertainment for audiences of all ages.
Box Office: 07788 604 542 - View Details View Map (Clows Top ,  DY14 9HG)

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