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Plenty to enjoy this festive season

Redditch Editorial 23rd Dec, 2015 Updated: 18th Oct, 2016

FOR THOSE wanting to get out and about over the festive season, a variety of artists are heading to the West Midlands.

December 23

Those who love classic rock and soulful blues should head for the Actress and Bishop in Birmingham where the Broken Witt Rebels Christmas Smasher is being held. Doors open 8.30pm.

Urban Intro make a welcome return to the Jam House at 9pm to perform hits from the likes of Chaka Khan, Rihanna and CeCe Peniston.

December 24

Birmingham’s finest Misty’s Big Adventure perform their eclectic mix of jazz, lounge, psychedelia, two-tone, pop and punk at the Hare and Hounds, Kings Heath.

If you fancy something a bit more quirky – then make a beeline for the Roadhouse to see Dizzy Lizzy – known as ‘the closest tribute to Thin Lizzy.’ They’ll be causing chaos from 7pm.

For something classical Symphony Hall in Birmingham is hosting Christmas Eve Classics and carols.

December 26

Trevor Nelson plays hip-hop, soul and reggae at the O2 Institute Birmingham. The fun kicks off at 10pm.

Meanwhile in Shirley, Solihull, Akamba will be hosting a Motown Special from 6pm to 11pm. Add a delicious Caribbean meal and make a fabulous evening of it for just £25.

Staying in Redditch, there Solo Showaddywaddy at the Oast House for some classic rock n roll.

December 27

Symphony Hall hosts a Tchaikovsky Spectacular works of Tchaikovsky – Russia’s most celebrated composer. The evening comes to an exhilarating close with a thundering indoor fireworks finale. Starts at 7.30pm.

December 28

Symphony Hall – the four Seasons by Candlelight – in period costume. Marvel at Vivaldi’s timeless work. 2.30pm.

Symphony Hall – Last Night at the Christmas Proms – a true classical spectacular.

December 29

Symphony Hall – The Sound of the Musicals – all the hits from your favourite Broadway and West end shows.

<b>“All right kids?” Don’t miss the panto Jack and Beanstalk at the Palace Theatre which runs until January 3, 2016. For tickets call 01527 65203.</b>

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