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Theatre and Performance

Birmingham has a long history of theatres and performance from the Triennial Musical Festivals in the Town Hall to the variety shows in the Prince of Wales Theatre on Broad Street. The Library of Birmingham and The REP working together will take forward this tradition into a new and exciting era.

Shakespeare

Shakespeare and Love

Shakespeare captured the spirit of love, its highs and lows, and the beauty of falling in love in some of the most poetical lines ever written.  Find out more about Shakespeare and Love.
Grimaldi as Clown in Mother Goose

Joseph Grimaldi

Discover more about the hugely influential British comic and celebrated clown, Joseph Grimaldi
Mr. Punch and the baby

That's The Way To Do It!

2012 saw the 350th anniversary of Punch in Britain.
Birmingham Hippodrome-tickets

Birmingham Music Venues

Birmingham has had its fair share of  music venues over the years. This series looks at the venues and the names that have been part of the City's heritage. From the smokey clubs where you could see local bands to the places to see national and

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Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge Illustrations © Sarah McIntyre for The Reading Agency

Summer Activities for Children in Birmingham Libraries

Thu 24 July 2014, 9:00am

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support

Thu 24 July 2014, 10:00am

Tipitina

Tipitina @ Library of Birmingham

Sun 27 July 2014, 7:00pm

Beneath the Council House by Adam Fradgley

Hidden Spaces

Thu 24 July 2014, 8:00am

Zinio - online magazines

Zinio - online magazines

Download the latest magazines in the library, at home or on the move.