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Sunday, 6 October 2013

Sezen Aksu - Londra

This entry is probably out of place in the events for Birmingham and West Midlands since it took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London. However, there were a fair few good folk from Birmingham in attendance so here are the details.

Sezen Aksu is an icon of Turkish pop and classical music. Along with Zeki Müren and Ajda Pekan there is really on other Turkish artist at this level. With a career that has being going strong since the 1970's this is her third time at the Royal Albert Hall. Only one other major Turkish artist - Zeki Müren has played here at this prestigious venue.

Playing a mix of classical music and pop songs Sezen Aksu was on form and both entertaining and diverse in her delivery of a mix of her greatest tracks. Sezen Aksu has sold over 40 million albums.

The concert in London took place on Saturday 6th October 2013 to a packed audience at the Royal Albert Hall. For more photos click here.

Saturday, 23 June 2012

Miniatura - The International Dolls' House Modelling Show (Public) 22 - 23 September 2012


Miniatura - The International Dolls' House Modelling Show (Public) 
22 - 23 September 2012

Opening Times:22nd Sep 10.00am - 5.30pm
23rd Sep 10.00am - 4.30pm

Ticket prices:
Saturday – Adult £11.00, Child £3.00
Sunday – Adult £5.50 advance - £7.50 on door
Seniors - £5.50 advance - £5.50 on door

Family (1 adult + up to 2 children) £8.50 in advance only. On the door children £3.00 each.

Miniatura is a fascinating show and ideal for the seasoned collector and DIY doll house enthusiast looking for the next tiny project! You can spend as little or as much as you want from £2 for a silk embroidered cushion to £4,000 for an inlaid marquetry wardrobe fit for a 1/12th scale Queen!

There is something for everyone and you can spend as little or as much as you like from a £2 silk cushion to a highly detailed handmade inlaid marquetry piece of furniture worth over £4,000!

The two day event in March will bring together a unique group of highly skilled exhibitors not only from the UK, but overseas including Spain, Germany, Holland and Switzerland. Over 80% of the items available to buy at the show are painstakingly handmade with some being one-offs and much sought after.

Miniatura Ltd. Tel: +44 (0)121 783 9922. Email:
Car Parking: £8.00 all day
Ticket Hotline: 0121 767 4100

Toy Collectors' Fair (Public) Sunday, 23 September 2012

Toy Collectors' Fair (Public) Sunday, 23 September 2012, NEC.

600 stalls of toys, trains and models at Britain's Biggest Toy Collectors Fair

There is an amazing variety of collectables to be found amongst the stalls at the NEC Toy Fair.
Visitors to the show can expect to find tables full of diecast models by Corgi, Dinky, Spot On, Tekno, Lledo, EFE, Sunstar, Norev and Miniichamps. Model railways in 0, 00 and N gauges by Hornby, Bachmann, ACE, Bassett-Lowke, Lima, Trix, Tri-ang, Mainline, Jouef and Fleischmann. Elsewhere at the show there are tables full of dolls, teddy bears, James Bond, Star Wars, Dr. Who and many other sci-fi, TV and film related collectables, Scalextric, tinplate toys, kits, Lego, Dragon Dolls, display cases, Disneyana, games and much, much more.

Prices start at just a few pounds for a teddy bear and can run up to several hundred pounds for a rare 1930s Hornby train.

With free parking for all visitors to the fair and a massive selection of toys and models for sale, the NEC Toy Fair promises to be a great day out.

BP Fairs
Tel: +44 (0)1604 846688

The Festival of Quilts (Public) 16 - 19 August 2012

The Festival of Quilts (Public)  16 - 19 August 2012 - NEC

Opening Times: 10am - 5.30pm (closes 5pm Sunday)

Ticket Prices: ADVANCE: Adult £13, Concessions £12, children under 18 £5.00, Groups of ten plus £10

The largest quilt show in Europe. Running for its tenth year in 2012, the show comprises around 1,000 competition quilts on display, galleries from leading international quilt artists and groups, over 200 exhibitors selling specialist patchwork and quilting supplies, plus hundreds of masterclasses, workshops and lectures. Not forgetting the evening events to keep the quilters entertained after the show closes!

Creative Exhibitions Ltd
Tel: 020 8692 2299
Car Parking: £8.00
Ticket Hotline: 01394 288521

Roxette - Friday 6th July 2012

Roxette with support from Mim Gray - Friday 6th July 2012 at NG Arena.

Pop duo Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle who make up Roxette, will be hitting the LG Arena as part of their comeback tour on Friday 6 July 2012.

Having recently taken a break from the music world while Marie recovered from a brain tumour operation in 2002, they are now back and better than ever, ready to perform a selection of their 33-chart busting hits as well as new material from their album ‘Charm School’, which was released in March and has already gone platinum in their native Sweden.

Ticket Hotline: 0844 338 8000
Tickets: £35.00
Car Parking: £8.00(£7.50 in adv)
Presented by Live Nation

Disney Live! - Mickey's Magic Show - 25 - 29 July 2012


Disney Live! - Mickey's Magic Show 25 - 29 July 2012

Everyone loves a bit of Disney magic and this summer, you’ll get the chance to see your heroes live on stage as part of a special magic show.

Presented by Mickey Mouse, the show will feature some of Disney’s biggest stars including Donald Duck, Goofy, Alice in Wonderland, the Mad Hatter and Disney Princesses, Jasmine, Belle, Snow White and Cinderella. They will appear alongside world-class magicians to perform tricks from legendary Disney films.

You’ll get to see the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella's rags into a beautiful ball gown in a split second, and the amazing levitation of Aladdin's Princess Jasmine and the enchanted dancing brooms of Fantasia. If that wasn’t enough, join Donald and Goofy, Alice and the Mad Hatter, and many more for a one-of-a-kind stage show that you'll never forget.

Ticket Hotline:  0844 338 8000
Tickets: Adults from £19.00 Kids from £16.50 Family from £60.00
Car Parking Charges apply

Presented by Feld Entertainment