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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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Willard Wigan Evolution. Photo: Richard Badderley

Willard Wigan: Through the Eye of a Needle

Sun 11 January 2015, 11:30am

Voices of War Exhibition

Voices of War Exhibition

Sun 21 December 2014, 11:00am

BFG

December Film Club - The BFG

Sun 21 December 2014, 2:00pm

Christmas tree in Spotlight

Festive Singalong

Mon 22 December 2014, 2:30pm

Transparent Language

Learn a new language in the Christmas break! Choose from over 80 languages

All you need is a Birmingham library card to sign up to this free online language learning site.