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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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Stones & Bones

Stones & Bones Exhibition

Sat 28 February 2015, 9:00am

Imaginative Storytelling

Imaginative Storytelling

Fri 13 March 2015, 2:30pm

Greek Tragedy

Greek Tragedy on the Small Screen

Thu 05 March 2015, 6:00pm

Hamlets

Hamlets

Tue 17 March 2015, 8:30pm

Chinese Lives in Birmingham

We would like to wish all our customers a Happy Chinese New Year 2015

Look out for the 'Chinese Lives in Birmingham' exhibition in the Library of Birmingham in April.