Stirchley Community Market at Stirchley Baths
Not only is it time for the wonderful monthly Stirchley Market it’s also their 7th birthday. Many happy returns from all at Birmingham Wire. Expect the usual diverse collection of delicious street food, imaginative stalls and a great friendly atmosphere. Best of all The Birmingham Brewing Company makes its first appearance so we can really celebrate. Pint of ‘Bitter Brummie’ please barman.
Tue 4 Jul 4pm at Stirchley Baths, Bournville Ln, Birmingham B30 2JT stirchleycommunitymarket.co.uk/
Journey Film Club at Birmingham LGBT
Funny Girl (dir: William Wyler, 1968, cert U) Barbara Streisand won an Oscar for her portrayal of Ziegfeld Girl Fanny Brice in Wyler’s glorious musical. Filled with show stopping numbers and dazzling choreography Streisand’s first film role, reprising the part she played in the earlier Broadway production, is a delight from start to finish. The chemistry between Streisand and dashing bad boy Omar Shariff, playing inveterate gambler and serial philanderer Nicky Arnstein, is electric. Presented by the wonderful Journey Film Club for zero of your pretty pennies. ‘Nobody, no, nobody is gonna rain on my parade!’
Tue 4 Jul 7pm at Birmingham LGBT, 38-40 Holloway Circus, Birmingham B1 1EQ www.journeyfilmclub.co.uk
Wax Elephant Comedy Club at The Dark Horse
Ambitious new monthly comedy club at The Dark Horse is sure to bring big laughs. First up is Kiri Pritchard-McLean, comedienne and serial killer expert, who has been tackling sexism in comedy head on in the best way possible by being hilarious in new show ‘Hysterical Woman’. Also appearing are Andrew McBurney and Andy White, that’s three top comics for nothing. Lol.
Wed 5 Jul 8pm at The Dark Horse, 145 Alcester Rd, Birmingham B13 8JP www.darkhorsemoseley.co.uk
Fruit Tones at The One Trick Pony Club
The riotous Mancunian rock n’ rollers Fruit Tones will be bringing their high energy racket to The One Trick Pony Club courtesy of the lovely people from Killer Wave promoters. Expect short killer slabs of raging garage punk from The Fruit Tones and cool tunes all night from The Killer Wave soundsystem.
Thu 6 Jul 7pm 93 Alcester Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8DD www.facebook.com
Beatfreeks Poetry Jam at Impact Hub
Every first Thursday of the month the Beatfreeks storm Impact Hub for an evening of spoken word poetry for the collective creative community. Young aspiring poets, experienced laureates and rookie rhymers are all welcome to showcase their talents in an indiscriminate, liberal environment.
Thu 6 Jul 7pm at Impact Hub, 58 Oxford St, Birmingham B5 5NR www.facebook.com
Summer sing-a-long with Moselele at The Prince of Wales
It’s that time of the year again. Birmingham’s most unique ukulele fiddlers Moselele are hosting a glorious singalong under the gleaming sunshine, it will be sunny and that’s that, in Moseley’s most salubrious beer garden at The Prince of Wales. Singing is absolutely compulsory and when the music is this infectious it’s impossible to resist anyway. Download the event songbook here and have a practice, bath time has never been so much fun.
Thu 6 Jul 8pm at The Prince of Wales, 118 Alcester Rd, Birmingham B13 8EE www.facebook.com
If You Like Pina Colada’s at The Old Crown
Did someone mention free cocktails? To celebrate National Pina Colada day Birmingham’s oldest boozer The Old Crown is giving away 84 of the delicious rum based cocktails every day until the 10th July. It’s not just cherry topped alcoholic freebies though. On Friday DJ Laura Walford will be keeping the good vibes spinning with DJ Jordan Lott taking over on Saturday afternoon, there’s live music on both days.
Fri 7 Jul 6pm & Sat 8 Jul 2pm at The Old Crown, 188 High Street, Deritend, Birmingham B12 0LD www.facebook.com
Three Step Manoeuvre at The Dark Horse
Birmingham’s own Three Step Manoeuvre have been honing their fine organ driven soul sound for over three years now and if you haven’t already caught them live you’ve been missing a real groovy treat. Their funky rhythms recall legends like Mr Hobo Flats himself Jimmy Smith, James Brown and The Meters. Keep the festival vibe ticking over after all the shenanigans at The Mostly Jazz and Funk’s opening day.
Fri 7 Jul 9pm at The Dark Horse, 145 Alcester Rd, Birmingham B13 8JP www.darkhorsemoseley.co.uk
Published on: Sun 2 Jul 2017