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Friday 19th - Sunday 28th July 2013 Northfield High Street

Visit Northfield presents

CULTURE MASH week long festival

this summer THE BEACH IS BACK! Join us for EVEN MORE FREE EVENTS in the heart of Northfield NORTHFIELD Town Centre Partnership


Help? Northfield Town Centre Partnership can offer you:

• CV writing support • Time Bank volunteering • Benefit & debt advice • Job vacancies • Stop smoking support • Free internet access • UK Online Centre • Life Line Food Bank

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UNDER FIVES EVENTS

DAY OF THE DRAGON Join Redditch Chinese Association for a fun-packed day of colourful Chinese-themed crafts and celebrate the dragon, which despite its fierce appearance is actually a wonderful, gentle creature!

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TAKE PART IN THE CHOPSTICK CHALLENGE HELP MAKE A MISH-MASH DRAGON FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS MAKE ANIMAL MASKS FROM THE CHINESE HOROSCOPE CREATE DRAGON HAND PUPPETS

PIRATE DAY • Become a pirate for the day • Free face painting • Storytelling • Crafts with Northfield Arts Forum • Pop up golf

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Be transported into another world of swashbuckling surprises and sea-faring adventures; a world where you can be part of the story, where you and your imagination can be pleasantly disturbed enough to awaken your sense of silliness, awe, wonder and just sheer fun. Tales from the deep and maybe even ..... beyond .....

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WARM UP our big gig

saturday 13 July, 12pm - 4pm tay’s corner

Sat 13

Our Big Gig

12Pm - 4PM

Fri 19

After the Event

7pm

Sat 20

After the Event

12pm & 7pM

Mon 22 DAY OF THE DRAGON

11am - 3pm

Tue 23 Pirate Day

11am - 3pm

Wed 24 Northfield Beach

10am - 4pm

Wed 24 BRAZIL AT THE Beach

10am - 2pm

Wed 24 PUNCH AND JUDY

2.30Pm & 3.30pm

Thu 25 Northfield Beach

10am - 4pm

Thu 25 AFTERNOON TEA AT THE Beach 2Pm - 4pm

Thu 25 PUNCH AND JUDY

12.30Pm & 1.30pm

Fri 26

Northfield Beach

10am - 4pm

saturday 27 July, 10Am - 4pm tay’s corner

Fri 26

L earn Samba at The Beach

2pm - 4pm

A selection of stalls from local hobbyists

Sat 27

Northfield Beach

10am - 8pm

Sat 27

Mad Hatter’s Craft Fair

10am - 4pm

Sat 27

REGGAE AT THE Beach

2Pm - 8pm

Sun 28 Northfield Beach

10am - 4pm

Sun 28 CIRCUS AT THE BEACH

10Am - 1pm

Sun 28 SIXTIES AT THE BEACH

1Pm - 4pm

VENUE KEY TAY’S CORNER

PRICE’S SQUARE

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Join local musician Olly Armstrong and West Heath Community Choir to create MUSIC using street furniture (including hand rails and the ground) as well as ladders, buckets and tubing!

Mad Hatter’s Craft Fair

For more events and activities in Birmingham this summer, check out these websites: www.whatsonsouthbrum.com www.filter.me.uk events.birmingham.gov.uk www.b31.org.uk/events

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Playing classic hits from the original 60’s Ska and the revival Two-Tone era, the irresistible rhythms and in-your-face, rock-steady beat of SKABUCKS comes complete with a no-quibble guarantee to get everyone on the floor shaking that thing.

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Oyabatucada, based in Birmingham, play many styles of AfroBrazilian percussion based music, SambaReggae, Afoxe, Samba no pe, and Pagode to name a few.

Tempting Rosie, an 8 strong trumpet waving Ska band who mix influences from dub, reggae, indie and pop.

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Jota III (Jota Tres) is a musician of international importance within Brazilian hip hop and reggae. For a decade, Jota toured Brazil’s biggest venues, sharing a stage with national hip hop heroes like Racionais MCs, O Rappa and Gabriel Pensador.

MODS AND SODS ARE A BIRMINGHAM BASED BAND, BRINGING YOU THE SOUNDS OF THE WHO, THE SMALL FACES, THE BEATLES, THE KINKS, THE JAM AND MANY OTHERS.


Following the huge success last year, the beach is back! Wed 24 to Sun 28 July, 10am - 4pm,

Price’s Square

Join us for sand, deckchairs, children’s crafts and special entertainment each day.

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NORTHFIELD BEACH

BEACH HIGHLIGHTS Brazil at the Beach Wednesday 24 July,

PRICE’S SQUARE

10am - 2pm OyaBatucada samba band, DJ Feva and Brazilian musician Jota III 2.30pm, 3.30pm Punch and Judy shows

AFTERNOON TEA at the Beach THURSDAY 25 July,

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12.30pm, 1.30pm Punch and Judy SHOWS 2pm - 4pm Cream teas available* tea dance entertainment

REGGAE at the Beach SATURDAY 27 July, 2pm - 8pm

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CHILLED-OUT MUSIC INCLUDING friendly fire band AND TEMPTING ROSIE. caribbean food*

CIRCUS at the Beach SUNDAY 28 July, 10pm - 1pm

PRICE’S SQUARE

PERFORMANCES FROM PROFESSIONALS AND NORTHFIELD’S YOUNG HOMEGROWN TALENT

SIXTIES at the Beach SUNDAY 28 July, 1pm - 4pm

PRICES SQUARE

music FROM MODS AND SODS

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OUTDOOr THEATRE After the Event “It is England in 2012; post The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the much-anticipated 2012 Games. The party is well and truly over as seven young adults come to terms with their lives After The Event.” Enjoy FANTASTIC free pre-show entertainment FROM SKABUCKS (7-8PM FRIDAY) AND OTHER LOCAL ACTS. Food available* venue PRICE’S SQUARE PRICE’S SQUARE PRICE’S SQUARE

PRICE FREE FREE FREE

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EVENT AFTER THE EVENT AFTER THE EVENT AFTER THE EVENT

TIME 7PM - 9.15PM 12PM - 2PM 7PM - 9PM

During evening performances, free parking is available in Northfield Shopping Centre, Bristol Road South, B31 2JU

PLEASE HELP AND DONATE

Life Line Food Bank helps LOCAL PEOPLE suffering financial hardship due to either an income or benefits shock. www.lifelinefoodbank.org.uk

THERE WILL BE DONATION POINTS AT ALL THE CULTURE MASH EVENTS. pLEASE CONSIDER BRINGING TINNED FOOD SUCH AS PIES, MEAT, FISH, VEGETABLES, SOUP OR EVEN SPONGE PUDDING! (OTHER NON-PERISHABLE FOOD DONATIONS ALSO WELCOME).

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