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Hankks – EP Launch + The Assist + Faith + Pollen + Giant Elf Fist | Friday 18th Mar 2016 7:00 pm 

18 Mar 16

The post Hankks – EP Launch + The Assist + Faith + Pollen + Giant Elf Fist appeared first on O2 Institute Birmingham .


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New Show: Pilgrimage with Strobes & More 

17 Mar 16

Come join us for an eclectic night of rock induced, New Orleans inspired, brass band madness on Friday 1st April as Pilgrimage, curated by Young Pilgrims, returns to the HH with some of the country’s most exciting and creative bands for a night of …


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Blank Generation & Milque & Muhle Present Diat 

17 Mar 16

Blank Generation and Milque Muhle Records join forces to bring Germany’s Diat to the HH on Tuesday 22nd March.


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LIVE at Town Hall with Adam Buxton 

17 Mar 16

Featuring an extended set from Adam Buxton; ransacking his laptop and digging out the best nuggets from the past couple of years.


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Jason Rebello Solo Piano 

17 Mar 16

Pianist Jason Rebello performs music from his new solo piano album Held, in an intimate setting on the Symphony Hall stage.


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Stereo MC’s + Special Guests | Friday 18th Mar 2016 6:30 pm 

17 Mar 16

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this show has been cancelled.


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Paradise Lost 1, 18 Mar 2016 

16 Mar 16

18 Mar 2016 – Classical at Birmingham Conservatoire Your chance to hear a wide range of piano music from the eclectic mix of esteemed composers working at the Conservatoire.


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Jeff Ballard Presents, 17 Mar 2016 

16 Mar 16

17 Mar 2016 – Classical at Birmingham Conservatoire Following on from his beautiful solo display, Jeff Ballard, guest artist in residence presents three up and coming bands that he has work with intimately this week.


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Via Nova Workshop, 17 Mar 2016 

16 Mar 16

17 Mar 2016 – Workshop at Eastside Projects FREE Conductor Daniel Galbreath and composer Percy Pursglove lead a day of workshops introducing choral composition and ideas of choral improvisation.


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Joe Gideon – March 2016 Tour Posponed 

16 Mar 16

We regret to announce that Joe Gideon is postponing the majority of shows on his March 2016 UK tour, including the date at the Hare Hounds on Monday 21st March, due to the reoccurrence of a chronic wrist injury.


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Modern Minds & FAITH | Friday 18th Mar 2016 6:00 pm 

16 Mar 16

This event has been cancelled.


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Easter at Selfridges 

15 Mar 16

Planning a trip to Selfridges over Easter? You’re in for an egg-cellent time…


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The Virgin Holidays Bus 

15 Mar 16

The Virgin Holidays Bus on St Martins Square this week…


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Love Buzzard – Cancelled 

15 Mar 16

We’re afraid to announce that tonight’s Through The book Case show with Love Buzzard has been cancelled due to circumstances outside of our control.


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DIIV + ULRIKA SPACEK + ALDOUS RH | Thursday 17th Mar 2016 7:00 pm 

15 Mar 16

The post DIIV + ULRIKA SPACEK + ALDOUS RH appeared first on O2 Institute Birmingham .


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Little Liam, 17 Mar 2016 

14 Mar 16

17 Mar 2016 – Rock Pop at One Trick Pony Club…


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EU: Don’t Shout, You’re Out!, 15 Mar 2016 

14 Mar 16

15 Mar 2016 – Spoken Word at Millennium Point We have once again teamed up with Beatfreeks to create a spoken word event responding to the current political issues in the news today.


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Session @ The Square, 18 Mar 2016 

14 Mar 16

18 Mar 2016 – World Music at The Square Shopping Centre FREE (suitable for under 18s) On Friday 18th March, The Square will host live music sessions curated by Acoustic Live UK, giving artists a platform from which to showcase their talents for your …


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Easter Decorations Workshop, 19 Mar 2016 

14 Mar 16

19 Mar 2016 – Workshop at Creative Coffee Hub (suitable for under 18s) Come along and learn how to sew these cute Easter decorations.


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New Show? The Hunna 

14 Mar 16

We’re pleased to announce that Kililive will be bringing The Hunna to the HH on Tuesday 31st May.


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Selfridges goes green for St Patrick’s Day 

14 Mar 16

Selfridges turns the skyline green to mark St Patrick’s Day…


Local news
Stallholders at the April Market 

14 Mar 16

Photo credit Phil Banting Hello!  Our stallholders line up for the April market has been confirmed below.


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The Cheeky Monkey Comedy Club, 15 Mar 2016 

13 Mar 16

15 Mar 2016 – Comedy at Dark Horse We have two acts who normally headline at other comedy clubs at the Cheeky Monkey comedy club on Tuesday 15th March…


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Bounce, 14 Mar 2016 

12 Mar 16

14 Mar 2016 – Club at 6 on Broad Street…


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Frankie Ballard | Monday 14th Mar 2016 7:00 pm 

12 Mar 16

The post Frankie Ballard appeared first on O2 Institute Birmingham .


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Oh Wonder | Tuesday 15th Mar 2016 7:00 pm 

12 Mar 16

The post Oh Wonder appeared first on O2 Institute Birmingham .


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Striking Matches + Max Milner & The Community | Wednesday 16th Mar 2016 7:00 pm 

12 Mar 16

The post Striking Matches + Max Milner & The Community appeared first on O2 Institute Birmingham .


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Dead Prez to Play the H&H this Wednesday 

11 Mar 16

Beats Bars will be bringng Florida-based political rap duo Dead Prez to the HH this coming Wednesday 16th March.


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Visit Peak District & Derbyshire 

11 Mar 16

Visit Peak District & Derbyshire, this weekend at Bullring…


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Three Mobile 

11 Mar 16

Three’s new signal kicks Indoor Blackspots’ ass…


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Karl Monroe + Lady Grey + Roz Bruce Infusion | Friday 11th Mar 2016 8:00 pm 

11 Mar 16

This show has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.


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The Healing Power of Love, 19 Mar 2016 

10 Mar 16

19 Mar 2016 – Workshop at Kadampa Meditation Centre So often our mind is burdened with resentment, frustration, pain or guilt.


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Stress Free Living, 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Mar 2016 

10 Mar 16

14 Mar 2016 – 31 Mar 2016 – Workshop at Kadampa Meditation Centre 12.20-12.40 (£3)
1-1.30pm (£4) Our lunchtime classes run Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) and are the perfect way to unwind and create some mental space.


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STATEMENT REGARDNG COMEDY AT THE DRUM 

10 Mar 16

The Drum would like to respond to the confusion that has arisen around Upfront Comedy and our plans for new comedy forms at The Drum.


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New Show: Mothers 

10 Mar 16

We’re pleased to announce that This Is Tmrw will be bringing  Mothers ( Wichita Records ) to the HH on Monday 23rd May.


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Symphony Hall Announces 25th anniversary concert to thank Birmingham 

10 Mar 16

Free entry for anyone under 25… from our arts desk It’s been home to some of the finest performances in musical history; its stage has been graced by Laura Marling, Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed and Sir Simon Rattle.


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The Next 25 

10 Mar 16

To mark this special moment in the history of Birmingham’s extraordinary concert venue, Symphony Hall is throwing a party that proudly shows off its best features: a world-beating orchestra in the world’s best acoustics.


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An evening with Jacqueline Wilson 

10 Mar 16

Hear Jacqueline Wilson discussing her career and her brand new book, Rent a Bridesmaid.


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CYNDI LAUPER plus supprt 

10 Mar 16

Five years after her last UK appearances and after the phenomenal success of the award winning Broadway hit Kinky Boots, Cyndi Lauper returns to the UK with her Detour Tour.


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The Next 25 

10 Mar 16

To mark this special moment in the history of Birmingham’s extraordinary concert venue, Symphony Hall is throwing a party that proudly shows off its best features: a world-beating orchestra in the world’s best acoustics.


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An evening with Jacqueline Wilson 

10 Mar 16

Hear Jacqueline Wilson discussing her career and her brand new book, Rent a Bridesmaid.


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CYNDI LAUPER plus support 

10 Mar 16

Five years after her last UK appearances and after the phenomenal success of the award winning Broadway hit Kinky Boots, Cyndi Lauper returns to the UK with her Detour Tour.


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Grimes | Friday 11th Mar 2016 7:00 pm 

10 Mar 16

This show has moved to O2 Academy Birmingham and will take place on Friday 24th June.


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​Newly-formed Culture Central Birmingham, announces the appointment of its first Director 

9 Mar 16

Gary Topp, an experienced CEO and leader in the cultural and not-for-profit sectors.


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Jurassic Park Family SciScreen, 12 Mar 2016 

9 Mar 16

12 Mar 2016 – Film at Mockingbird Theatre FREE (suitable for under 18s) Its British Science week! Join the West Midlands branch of the British Science Association for a fun-packed day of Jurassic science! Suitable for the whole family; take part in …


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Rackhouse Pilfer Play the H&H Tomorrow Night 

9 Mar 16

Kicthen Garden Events in collaboration with RedRose Promotions bring stomping, fiery and exciting Americana Alt-Country Folk Band Rackhouse Pilfer to the HH tomorrow night.


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REEF | Friday 11th Mar 2016 6:30 pm 

9 Mar 16

Since the arrival of Jesse Wood on guitar in April 2014, Reef are back stronger and better than ever.


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The Host, 15 Mar 2016 

8 Mar 16

15 Mar 2016 – Film at mac While investigating her late parents’ involvement with the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (BP), filmmaker Miranda Pennell came across the letters of a petroleum geologist in Iran in the 1930s, who would later embark on a search…


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Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain, 9 Mar 2016 – 10 Mar 2016 

8 Mar 16

9 Mar 2016 – 10 Mar 2016 – Film at mac Sleaford Mods – Invisible Britain is a feature documentary that shows the most exciting and uncompromising British band in years sticking two fingers up to the zeitgeist and articulating the rage and …


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Forró Dance Class, 12 Mar 2016 

8 Mar 16

12 Mar 2016 – Dance at Ort Cafe Come find out for yourselves what the big fuss is about forró, the Brazilian music and dance style that has taken Europe by storm in recent years.


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The Real Junk Food Project , 10 Mar 2016 

8 Mar 16

10 Mar 2016 – Film at Ort Cafe ‘Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge.


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Spoken Word Evening, 11 Mar 2016 

8 Mar 16

11 Mar 2016 – Spoken Word at Ort Cafe Our Monthly evening of spoken word, poetry, stories, comedy and just a little bit of music.


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The Commitments: Film, Live Music 25th Anniversary, 10 Mar 2016 

8 Mar 16

10 Mar 2016 – Film at The Actress Bishop Alan Parker’s BAFTA-winning musical comedy film The Commitments is returning to the big screen after 25 years! In partnership with Birmingham City University and mac Birmingham, this one-time, UK-exclusive …


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Gwenno This Friday at the H&H 

8 Mar 16

This Is Tmrw Lunar Festival will be bringing Gwenno to the HH this Friday 11th March.


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St. Patrick’s Day Parade , 13 Mar 2016 

8 Mar 16

13 Mar 2016 – Community at Unplug We will be open from 10 am with plenty of music, food drink on offer to celebrate this years St.


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Sunday Social: The Harts, 13 Mar 2016 

7 Mar 16

13 Mar 2016 – Rock Pop at The Old Crown FREE The Harts formed in October 2014 and have quickly established themselves as a firm favourite on the local live scene.


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Keston Cobblers This Wednesday at the H&H 

7 Mar 16

Kililive will be bring Keston Cobblers Club back the HH this Wednesday 9th March.


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Friends’ Book Fair, 12 Mar 2016 

6 Mar 16

12 Mar 2016 – Community at Botanical Gardens (suitable for under 18s) We will have a wide variety of books for sale, generously donated by our visitors and members.


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Live R&D: BOM Fellows Seminar, 7 Mar 2016 

6 Mar 16

7 Mar 2016 – Spoken Word at Birmingham Open Media FREE Live RD: Fellows Seminar
7th March, 12:30 – 18:30, FREE During our Live RD exhibition BOM presents it’s second ever ‘Fellows Seminar’.


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Krazy Karaoke, 11 Mar 2016 

6 Mar 16

11 Mar 2016 – Club at The New Dog Pool Hotel FREE KRAZY KAROKE WITH DJ GINGE!
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
HUGE LIST OF KARAOKE SONGS
SUNFLY KARAOKE NEWCOMERS VERY WELCOME
FREE SHOTS FOR SINGERS POOL TABLE
SPORTS
BEER GARDEN STUDENT DISCOUNT…