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Art & Antiques For Everyone, NEC Birmingham, 18th-21st July The largest fair of its kind outside London, with nearly 200 exhibitors showcasing rare, antique and contemporary items including jewellery, art, glass, ceramics, silver, furniture and decorative pieces.

Amélie, New Alexandra Theatre, 22nd-27th July The story of an astonishing young woman who lives quietly in the world but loudly in her mind. Amélie secretly improvises small, but extraordinary acts of kindness that bring happiness to those around her.

Gladys Knight, Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, 4th July The Empress of Soul will be performing her collection of classic hits, such as Midnight Train To Georgia, Help Me Make It Through The Night, Licence To Kill, The Way We Were and many more.

Kinky Boots, Wales Millennium Centre, 22nd July–3rd August Winner of every major Best Musical award, Kinky Boots celebrates the joyous story of Brit grit to highheeled hit, as it takes you from the factory floor of Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.

Wales vs England, Principality Stadium, Cardiff, 17th August The 2019 Six Nations champions and winners of the Grand Slam begin their preparations for this year’s World Cup in Japan in earnest as they host rivals England.

LIVERPOOL

Rick Astley, The Jockey Club @ Haydock Park, 20th July The much-loved multimillion-selling 1980s icon returned to capture the hearts of the nation in 2016 with his number-one platinum-selling album 50, and is back again with his new stellar album Beautiful Life.

British Gymnastics Championship Series, M&S Bank Arena, 25th28th July Four days of non-stop action, showcasing the amazing skill of Britain’s best gymnasts. An incredible feast of athleticism with multiple disciplines and age groups uniting under one roof.

War Horse, Liverpool Empire Theatre, 31st July–17th August At the outbreak of World War One, young Albert’s beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France. He’s soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey.

Manchester International Festival, city centre, 4th-21st July This biennial event offers something for everything in the heart of Manchester, from theatre, music and art, to city tours, supper clubs and discussions. Albert Square will be transformed into Festival Square for the duration.

UK Pink Floyd Experience, Manchester Opera House, 10th July With top-flight musicians and a world-class crew, this production recreates the atmosphere of a Pink Floyd live show, including impressive video projection on a large circular screen and a stunning light show.

KISS, Manchester Arena, 12th July After an epic and well-documented 45-year music career that launched an era of rock’n’roll legends, KISS’s final ever tour will no doubt feature more of the band’s trademark largerthan-life blistering performances.

CARDIFF

Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Birmingham Hippodrome, 2nd-13th July Bill Kenwright’s production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical is brought to life in a colourful explosion of joy, with additional new choreography from Gary Lloyd.

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