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Gigs

GORDON SOUTHERN, PAUL MYREHAUG, ANDREA HUBERT & AURIE STYLA Fri 2 Sat 3 Aug, The Glee Club, B’ham

Beattie, Fri 30 Aug - Sun 27 Oct

NED DOHENY Thurs 1 Aug, The Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

THE REAL THING Thurs 1 Aug, The Jam House, Birmingham

MICK FERRY (PICTURED), JULIET MYERS, ANDREW ROBNSON & PETE OTWAY Sat 3 Aug, The Comedy Loft, Birmingham

THROUGHOUT AUGUST

Visual Arts Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery WITHIN AND WITHOUT: BODY IMAGE AND THE SELF Exhibition examining how social, historical and cultural factors affect body image, and how this is expressed through objects and artworks, until Sun 1 Sept HOME OF METAL PRESENTS BLACK SABBATH - 50 YEARS Exhibition celebrating the impact and cultural legacy of Black Sabbath, until Sun 29 Sept

EDUCATING RUGBY Explore the history of schools and colleges in Rugby with objects from the museum’s social history collection, until Sat 7 Sept

The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum WONDER - WHERE REALITY AND IMAGINARY COLLIDE Exhibition featuring urban landscapes, reimagined cartoon characters, a light pavilion, and creatures brought to life by augmented reality, until Sun 15 Sept

FIFTY OBJECTS; FIFTY STORIES EXHIBITION Curator Garston Phillips shares the tales, anecdotes and memories that have helped shape the museum for five decades, until Sat 9 Nov

A NIGHT OF BOOGIE WOOGIE AND BLUES Fri 2 Aug, Level 25, Marco Pierre White, Birmingham

ANNIE Jodie Prenger stars as Miss Hannigan in a new version of the much-loved rags-to-riches tale, until Sun 11 Aug, Birmingham Hippodrome

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ERADIKATOR Sat 3 Aug, O2 Institute, Birmingham

DIGITAL DIORAMA Imagine a day in the life of a young William Shakespeare. Explore his experience through augmented realities and see Shakespeare’s world through a new lens, until Sun 8 Sept, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

THE PLAY'S THE THING Display of costumes and props from the archives, until Tues 31 Dec, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon FASHIONING PEACE: LIFE AND LIBERTY AFTER THE GREAT WAR EXHIBITION Exhibition exploring how the changes brought about through the Great War were reflected in clothing and fashion from 1918 through to the Roaring 20s, until Mon 12 Oct 2020, Hartlebury Castle, Kidderminster

NEW SANCTUARY Exhibition by Hilary

THE PRIMITIVES Fri 2 Aug, O2 Academy, Birmingham

Worcester City Museum & Art Gallery

AN ENTERTAINMENT Exhibition showcasing the many entertainments on offer in Leamington over the past two centuries, until Sun 8 Sept, Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, Leamington Spa

PUZZLES AND ILLUSIONS Familyfriendly exhibition designed to get your brain working, Wed 31 July Wed 28 Aug

1215 Fri 2 Aug, The World Bar, Resorts World, Birmingham

Theatre

Compton Verney Gallery, Warwick

Forge Mill Needle Museum, Redditch

SOME GUYS HAVE ALL THE LUCK Fri 2 Aug, The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

LUCINDA WILLIAMS Fri 2 Aug, Birmingham Town Hall

Other VISUAL ARTS

ART IN THE PARK - GREEN DWELLING Installation by Dutch artist Krijn de Koning consisting of a collection of differently sized green blocks ranged across the Old Town Meadow, until Sun 15 Dec

FRED ZEPPELIN Fri 2 Aug, The Marr’s Bar, Worcester

RAVE FOR DANNY Fri 2 Aug, The Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

COLLECTING BIRMINGHAM: WHO IS BIRMINGHAM? Discover new collections that reflect the experiences of diverse Birmingham people - from working lives to community activists and protest movements, until Sun 27 Oct

A TEA JOURNEY: FROM THE MOUNTAINS TO THE TABLE Exhibition telling the story of how Britain’s favourite drink became an everyday commodity, until Sun 22 Sept

GRUESOME, ABSOLUTION, VIOLATED FLESH Fri 2 Aug, The Flapper, B’ham

NEW WILDLIFE OF THE SEVERN PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION A selection of photographs curated by professional wildlife photographer Iain Green, who has been leading workshops for volunteers of all ages to reveal the amazing array of wildlife along the River Severn, Mon 5 Aug - Sun 1 Sept, The Hive, Worcester NEW SCULPTURES IN THE GARDENS Exhibition of sculptures from the Oxford Sculptors Group, displayed throughout the Gardens. All sculptures are available for sale, Wed 21 Aug - Sun 8 Sept, Spetchley Park Gardens

MEASURE FOR MEASURE Greg Doran directs a new version of Shakespeare’s ‘problem play’, until Thurs 29 Aug, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon AS YOU LIKE IT Riotous version of Shakespeare's romantic comedy, until Sat 31 Aug, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

KEEP OFF THE BRASS Sat 3 Aug, Level 25, Marco Pierre White, Birmingham BOURBON ALLEY Sat 3 Aug, The Marr’s Bar, Worcester FOYER FOLK : OUJAMAFLIP Sat 3 Aug, Number 8 Community Arts Centre, Pershore, Worcestershire MOTHER POPCORN Sat 3 Aug, The World Bar, Resorts World, B’ham THE ELO ENCOUNTER Sat 3 Aug, The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham THE PASADENA ROOF ORCHESTRA Sun 4 Aug, The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Shakespeare's comedy of gender and materialism is turned on its head, until Sat 31 Aug, Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Stratford-upon-Avon THE PROVOKED WIFE Outspoken restoration romp, until Sat 7 Sept, The Swan Theatre Stratford, Stratford-upon-Avon VENICE PRESERVED Fast-paced version of Thomas Otway’s restoration tragedy, until Sat 7 Sept, The Swan Theatre Stratford, Stratford-uponAvon AMÉLIE THE MUSICAL Danny Mac & Audrey Brisson star in a new musical based on the much-loved film, Mon 29 July - Sat 3 Aug, Malvern Theatres

SITHU AYE WITH THE STANDARDS Sun 4 Aug, The Flapper, Birmingham SAGE FRANCIS & B.DOLAN ARE EPIC BEARD MEN Sun 4 Aug, The Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Comedy PAUL MYREHAUG PLUS COMEDY CAROUSEL WITH ANDY ROBINSON & COMIC TBC Thurs 1 Aug, The Glee Club, Birmingham GORDON SOUTHERN, SAM AVERY, RICHARD MASSARA & HAYLEY ELLIS Thurs 1 Aug, The George Hotel, Lichfield

SOME GUYS HAVE ALL THE LUCK Celebration of the life and career of Rod Stewart, Fri 2 Aug, The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury AS YOU LIKE IT Outdoor performance presented by Rain Or Shine Theatre

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