Solihull Arts Complex

Solihull Arts Complex
Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3RG
  • Telephone 0121 704 6962
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  • Website www.solihull.gov.uk/artscomplex

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There are 39 events at this location

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A Celebration of John Denver

Wayne Denton and a full live band play John Denver's classic country hits.

Thu 22 Sep

Abigail's Party: Solihull Theatre Company

Mike Leigh's wickedly sharp satirical comedy in which 1970s suburbanites Laurence and Beverly invite their new neighbours for drinks, including Susan, whose teenage daughter, Abigail, is throwing a party.

Sat 1 Oct

Sun 2 Oct

The Adventures Of Sinbad: Paul Batten Of Theatrix Arts (Over 4s)

A performance using puppets, changing scenery, music and sound effects followed by a workshop in which children meet the puppets and create their own paper dragon.

Thu 27 Oct

£7 inc workshop; £6 accompanying adult / 0121 704 6962

Fri 28 Oct

£7 inc workshop; £6 accompanying adult / 0121 704 6962

Badfinger

Bob Jackson, of the original 1970s line-up, continues the Welsh band's legacy which includes classics such No Matter What, Come & Get It, Baby Blue, Day After Day and Without You.

Fri 28 Oct

£18 / 0121 704 6962

Ballet Theatre UK: Romeo And Juliet

  • Directed by: Christopher Moore

Artistic director Christopher Moore's passionate and innovative recreation of the world's greatest love story.

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The Barnhart/Huxley Hot Five

The quintet, consisting of the internationally renowned George Huxley, Matt Palmer, Anne Barnhart, Nick Ward and Jeff Barnhart, plays jazz, with jokes supplied by compere Malcolm Stent.

Thu 8 Sep

Bev Bevan's Zing Band

The original Move member is joined by Geoff Turton from The Rockin Berries, plus Abby Brant on vocals and keyboard, bass/vocalist Phil Tree and guitar hero Tony Kelsey. With support from Ricky Cool And The In Crowd.

Sat 17 Sep

£20 / 0121 704 6962

Bhangra Tots/Bollywood Tots Family Dance (Ages 2-5)

Fun sessions for little ones to enjoy bhangra and Bollywood music and dance with their parents or carers whilst building confidence and being creative.

Mon 5 Sep

£5 per child / 0121 704 6962

The Big Read 2016

Ten BookBenches are displayed throughout the building designed by local schools and inspired by books, comics, poems and prose, as well as The Core's own specially commissioned bench by artist Milan Topalovic.

Thu 1 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0121 704 6962

Fri 2 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0121 704 6962

Sat 3 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0121 704 6962

…and 8 more dates until 13 Sep

The Bon Jovi Experience

Tribute to the New Jersey rockers.

Sat 29 Oct

£18.50 / 0121 704 6962

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The Boy with Tape on his Face is TAPE FACE

It's comedy but without the chat. A chance to see the phenomenon of BWTOHF, in a show which is kinda cabaret, kinda theatre and kinda beautiful. Stand-up to make you spit out your drink then break your heart.

Comedy Night With Jo Caulfield!

The comedian, who is Graham Norton's head writer and a regular guest on Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You, takes a sharp, witty and insightful look at life's potential traps, what can go wrong and how to deal with them.

Thu 27 Oct

£14 (£12) / 0121 704 6962

The Definitive Elvis Experience

Ben Thompson performs songs from throughout Elvis' career from his early days to the iconic stage show of the 1970s.

Fri 16 Sep

£22.50 phone for availability / 0121 704 6962

Dire Streets

A tribute to Dire Straits.

Sat 8 Oct

£16 / 0121 704 6962

Gaga

An evening devoted to the music of the Freddie Mercury-fronted rockers.

Thu 15 Sep

£15 / 0121 704 6962

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Graham Blaine: Exhibition

Paintings that express a traditional image in transparent, warm colours.

Wed 7 Sep

Courtyard Gallery

Free / 0121 704 6962

Thu 8 Sep

Courtyard Gallery

Free / 0121 704 6962

Fri 9 Sep

Courtyard Gallery

Free / 0121 704 6962

…and 20 more dates until 3 Oct

Keith Slater's Sinatra Celebration

The veteran musician performs the legendary crooner's songs, starting in pre-war America and ending with his final 1994 hit. The show features modern computer graphics and projection to bring to life the story of one of the world's favourite artistes.

Wed 5 Oct

Studio

£10 / 0121 704 6962

Leo Green Presents Sounds Of The 50s Live

Following his BBC Radio 2 series, the star has musicians and singers perform hits from the 50s, such as Elvis, Buddy Holly, James Brown and more.

Living With Luke

  • Directed by: Paul T Davies
  • Written by: Paul T Davies (adapt)

Staged entirely in a wrestling ring, Paul T Davies's play is based on a blog by Danson Thunderbolt which records his relationship with his autistic teenage son. Not suitable for under 14s.

Wed 19 Oct

£16 (£14) / 0121 704 6962

Malcolm Stent And The Timoneers

The trio plays a mix of self-penned songs and sing-a-long pop songs, all wrapped up in the popular Brummie entertainer's unique brand of humour.

Fri 14 Oct

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Malcolm Stent In The Afternoon

The popular Midlands entertainer hosts comedy, variety and music at an accessible hour.

Tue 20 Sep

Mama

Gensis tribute act that plays all eras of the band's history, from Gabriel through Collins to Wilson.

Sat 15 Oct

£17 (£15) / 0121 704 6962

Michael English

Lilting pop and soul by the Irish singer-songwriter and pianist.

Wed 21 Sep

£21.50 / 0121 704 6962

Morgan & West: Parlour Tricks

The time travelling magic duo present a brand new show chock full of jaw-dropping, brain-bursting, gasp-eliciting feats of magic.

Sat 29 Oct

Studio

£12 (£10) / 0121 704 6962

Mothership: A Tribute To Led Zeppelin

A multi-media show celebrating the music of the greatest rock band in history.

Fri 23 Sep

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NSS 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert

The award-winning community choir, the North Solihull Singers, celebrate a decade's worth of existence with back catalogue favourites, new songs, special guests and a live band.

Sat 1 Oct

Patterns In Nature: Solihull Embroiderers' Guild

Textiles and embroidery created using traditional and contemporary techniques inspired by patterns and colours in the natural world.

Wed 19 Oct

Courtyard Gallery

Free / 0121 704 6962

Thu 20 Oct

Courtyard Gallery

Free / 0121 704 6962

Fri 21 Oct

Courtyard Gallery

Free / 0121 704 6962

…and 8 more dates until 31 Oct

Rock‘n’Roll Back the Years

David Hamilton, together with live band The Fugitives and the Tiffany Girls, transport you back to those days of the beehive, mini-skirts and hot pants.

Sat 10 Sep

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Songbook

An international cast and live band presents songs from musical classics such as The Sound of Music, South Pacific, The King And I, Carousel and Oklahoma!

Fri 7 Oct

Rolling Back The Years 2016

Timeless Theatre presents a costumed and choreographed musical journey through the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s including songs by Buddy Holly, Cliff Richard, Frank Sinatra, Dolly Parton, The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Abba and many more.

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The Ronnie Scott's Story

Presented by The Ronnie Scott's All Stars Direct from London's world-famous jazz club, The Ronnie Scott's All Stars, led by the club's musical director, take to the stage to celebrate The Ronnie Scott's Story. Combining world class live jazz from the Ronnie Scott's All Stars Quintet, narration and rare archive…

Thu 29 Sep

£19 / 0121 704 6962

Si Cranstoun: Twisting The Night Away

A modern-day celebration of doo-wop, rock'n'roll and early soul, featuring a singer whose distinctive tenor highs echo those of Jackie Wilson, Sam Cooke and other great black American singers.

Sat 22 Oct

Stars From The Commitments

A 10-piece soul band from Dublin, which features actual cast members and musicians from the original Commitments film, Hits include Mustang Sally, Chain Of Fools, Take Me To The River, Try A Little Tenderness and many more.

Thu 1 Sep

Twist & Shout

A West End cast featuring a four-piece live band and six singers and dancers takes a nostalgic look at the golden age of British pop. Featuring the music of The Beatles, Herman's Hermits, Gerry And The Pacemakers, The Rolling Stones, Cilla Black, Manfred Mann and many more.

Thu 6 Oct

£17 / 0121 704 6962

The Unique Komedy Ukulele Orchestra

Peter Moss directs an outfit which combines a very British sense of humour with daring and inventive musical arrangements.

Tue 4 Oct

Virginia Ironside: Growing Old Disgracefully

  • Directed by: Nigel Planer
  • Written by: Virginia Ironside

Agony columnist Virginia presents her autobiographical solo show which details the reasons why her seventies are the best decade of her life. Directed by Nigel Planer.

Voodoo Room

Tribute trio to Jimi Hendrix and Cream.

Thu 20 Oct

£16 / 0121 704 6962

The West End Of Broadway

Crescendo Musical Theatre recreate the hit songs from West End and Broadway musicals joined by guest performers Crescendo Youth.

Thu 13 Oct

£15 (£14) / 0121 704 6962

Westrock

A musical journey featuring classic American rock songs from the likes of The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Steely Dan and Toto.

Fri 30 Sep

£20 / 0121 704 6962

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