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20th Oct, 2021

Picnic and Pimm’s at Forge Mill

THE grounds of Forge Mill will be filled with the sounds of summer this weekend for an evening of live music in partnership with Indigo Arts.

On Sunday 15th August, the museum will play host to Forro Tempo, who will bring their rhythmic eurofusion of Brazilian dance folk music to lift the spirits, and town favourites The Violettes, who promise some classic tunes from the forties to the eighties.

Debbie Lakeman, learning and access officer for Rubicon Leisure, said: “We’re proud to have joined forces with Indigo Arts on this event to bring the sounds of summer to one of our town’s most historic locations, in a covid safe way.

“It’s been a long time since we’ve been able to work with partners to host this kind of live entertainment, due to the pandemic, so we can’t wait for the buzz of live music in the grounds this weekend.”

The grounds will be open from 5pm until 8.30pm for adults and children to enjoy the event.

Tickets cost £4 per adult, £2 per child or £10 for a family of five.

Guests are invited to bring a picnic and take advantage of the Pimm’s and Gin Bar which will be set up in the grounds.

Coun Matt Dormer, leader of Redditch Borough Council, said: “There’s nothing quite like live entertainment on a summer’s evening and the weather is looking warmer by the end of this week, so book your ticket, pack a picnic, grab a Pimm’s and enjoy some top-class entertainment.”

Visit https://www.forgemill.org.uk/web/events/ to book tickets.

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