16th Sep, 2019


Wednesday 11th September

An Evening with Author Gill Sims at The Core. A fun evening with author of “WHY MUMMY DRINKS,” “WHY MUMMY SWEARS” and the recently announced “WHY MUMMY DOESN’T GIVE A ****.  Join Gill as she is interviewed about her blog, books, character and much more! Box office: 0121 704 6962

Thursday 12th September

The Manfreds at The Core. These pioneers of the groundbreaking British Rhythm & Blues scene perform a show that features The Manfreds on stage throughout the night introducing all their classic hits and those of their era.

Friday 13th September

The Three Lions Beer Festival (also on Saturday) at Shirley British Legion, Parkgate, Shirley, Solihull, B90 3BQ where there will be18 real ales and 5 ciders on offer. Open each day from 12 noon till 10pm. Admission £10 to include souvenir glass, programme and £5 beer tokens. https://www.shirleylions.co.uk/events/beerfestival.html

The Roy Orbinson Story at The Core (also on Sat). Barry Steele and friends return with this brilliant show. https://www.thecoretheatresolihull.co.uk

Saturday 14th September

Balsall Common Residents Association Litter Pickers. Meet by Balsall Common Library, 10am. For more information email lovesolihull@solihull.gov.uk.

Harvest Saturday at Packwood House, Lapworth, Solihull. Come and meet the garden team to see what’s being harvested in the garden this autumn. Sample and learn about all the fresh produce grown at Packwood. Nationaltrust.org.uk

Solihull Street Circus is flying into the town centre between 11am and 4pm with a mesmerising display of different circus acts. Shows will be taking place by the unique big yellow bus which will be positioned in Mell Square.

Leigh Lambert Artist Appearance and Artwork Showcase at Eaton Fine Art. 1-3pm.

Last Night of the Proms with the Shirley Brass Band at the Dovehouse Theatre. One of the best brass bands in the region! www.shirleyband.org.uk

Sunday 15th September

Meadow Management at Packhorse Bridge, Marsh Lane, Hampton in Arden. Join the Conservation Volunteers. Email davidcollins1@aol.com or ring Dave Fernie on 0121 459 1697.

Wedding Fayre at The Regency Hotel. 12 – 3pm. Beautiful wedding set ups, inspiration galore, complimentary canapes and Prosecco upon arrival. Tel: 0121 745 6119

Wedding Fayre at Hogarths Hotel Solihull, Four Ashes Rd, Dorridge. Tel: 01564 779988

Barnhart and Huxley Hot Five – Jazz and Jokes IV at The Core. Hosted by Malc Stent but with the new start time of 2.30pm on Sunday afternoon, allowing a sublime afternoon of Jazz and Jokes and be home by teatime! Box Office: 0121 704 6962

Monday 16th September

Solihull Local History CircleThe September monthly meeting is ‘The history of Hillfield Hall, a talk on this important house from 1311 to modern times’. 7:15 for 7:45 at Methodist Hall, Station Road, Solihull. Guests £3.https://sites.google.com/site/solihulllocalhistorycircle

Tuesday 17th September

Keith Slater’s Sinatra Celebration at The Core. 2pm. If you enjoy laid back, relaxed and easy going shows this is the one for you as Keith showcases his love of Sinatra and those fantastic songs audiences know and love.