Stourbridge Community Carnival – Sunday 6th July

Black-Country-Festival-Stourbridge_David-Harcourt_Keith-Horsfall_Jo-Treby_Cllr-Pete-Lowe_David-CraddockBlack Country themed Stourbridge Community Carnival

When: Sunday 6th July, 10.30 – 6pm
Where: Coventry Street and Duke Street area, Stourbridge

We’ll have a stall and also helping to sell plants for Hillside Herbs Community Garden…as they are struggling due to cuts in their funding.

This year’s carnival theme is nations of the world, inspired by the World Cup, and attractions including…

  • Live Music and Street Entertainers
  • Black Country Beers Festival
  • Black Country themed arts and crafts stalls
  • Fair rides and Retro Fair
  • Plus Black Country fun and entertainment throughout the town

Black Country Festival – Stourbridge

craddocks-breweryDuke William
25 Coventry St, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 1EP 01384 440202
Sunday 6th July Faggots an Paeys and entertainment and bostin real ale

Green Duck Brewery / Badelynge Bar Rufford Road, Stourbridge, DY9 7ND
Saturday 12th July. All ale sold that day will be brewed only in the Black Country.

Red House Cone High St, Stourbridge DY8 4AZ 01384 812750

Featuring the legendary Aynuk , Fizzogs, Black Country Gaz, Emma Rollason as Dolly Allen , and The Sponners!!

Red House Glass Cone, WordsleySATURDAY 12th July CELEBRATE DIVERSITY Celebrate the Cultural, musical and artistic diversity of the
Black Country Supporting The Tettenhall Horse and Donkey Sanctuary

SUNDAY 13th July POETRY AND SPOKEN WORD Featuring Heather wastie, Billy Spakemon, Brendan Hawthorne, Dave Reeves and many more.

River Rooms in Stourbridge ”Stourbridge Motorcycle Clubs custom show”
12th July 2014 Last year we had over 900 bikes plus custom/classic cars and scooters and over 2,500 visitors. As Black Country motorcyclists we are proud to be associated with the festival.
Proceeds go to various Stourbridge area charities and for our live music and trade stalls, priority is given to local bands and businesses. In fact we still have pitches available and a couple of band slots. The mini club would be very welcome at our event show.

St Johns Church Off Stourbridge Ring Road
3rd July 7pm Solo art exhibition by experimental artist ‘Cal’ Features painting sculpture photography installations embroidery and design, drinks provided running for 5 weeks, open Saturdays 12 -4

our-big-gig-free-music-festivalStourbridge Carnival Starts Sunday 6th of July Black Country themed

The Arena
27-29 Hagley Rd, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 1QH
Saturday 12th July 11 – 4pm OUR BIG GIG Free Music Festival.
Join us for a live showcase of talented bands, singers and musicians, plus tasty food on offer from our jerk barbecue, food stand and cake sale! Proceeds from the food sale will be donated to Mary Stevens Hospice. For more information, contact Aiesha on 07580 969 368. Come and join your local event,

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What’s on around Stourbridge – Autumn / Winter 2013

January 2014

Stourbridge Pantomine – Mother Goose
Stourbridge Town Hall Theatre – 18TH TO 25TH JANUARY, 2014
Concessionary prices are available and Group Discounts for parties of 50 or more.

December 2013

Baga Tai by Ballet Nimba
Fri 6th December 2013
Glasshouse Arts Centre, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HF
Tickets £9/£7 family of four £24. A high octane dance display from west Africa, rooted in tradition and mythology. Baga Tai was inspired by a recent trip back to their father’s homeland and delves into the often …

Eurythmy West Midlands – End of Year Show
Fri 13th Dec 2013 (Donations)
Glasshouse Arts Centre, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HF
Share this showing of work by West midlands Eurythmy students with poems and pieces of music celebrated in expressive movement from students of the eurythmy school based in The Glasshouse Arts Centre …

November 2013

Allotment work morning – Transition Stourbridge
Saturday 2nd November, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Allotment 80b on South Road, Stourbridge – map:
Things we could do: Make / drink tea, Build a bonfire, Dig hole for bath tub and fill with water (to be a wildlife pond), Spread some compost, Eat lunch by fire. Lunch will be baked potatoes.  Please email if you’re planning to come.

Meditation Classes Stourbridge
November 6th – December 11th (Wed evenings 7.30 – 9.30pm)
Friends Meeting House, 37 Scotts Road, Stourbridge DY8 1UR.
Jangchub Ling Buddhist Centre are running a series of meditation classes looking at the Six Perfections. Attend each series or drop in for individual classes. £5 per class (£3 unwaged)

Stourbridge artist Pascale Bigot charity exhibition
Friday 8th to Sunday 10th November  (10am to 5pm)
70 Worcester Street, Stourbridge
Contemporary artist Pascale Bigot will be holding the art and craft exhibition at her home.

Stourbridge Oxfam Quiz
Saturday 9th November 2013 @ 19.30
Holy Trinity Amblecote Church Hall, Vicarage rd. DY8 4JA.
Fish and Chip Supper (vegie option available). Bar/Raffle/Prizes Teams of 6 Please contact or Jackie 07825437796.

Film Show – Gasland (Part 1) – Transition Stourbridge
Saturday, 16th November 2013 at 7.30pm
Quakers Meeting House, Stourbridge, DY81UR.
A film about Fracking – a controversial natural gas drilling method. Filmmaker Josh Fox’s investigation of the risks of Fracking. This Oscar-nominated film spotlights the shocking consequences to the natural environment, including flammable tap water, polluted air and waterways. Entry by Donation.

Film Show –  The UK Gold
Thurs 21st Novemeber, 7.30pm (Doors 6.30PM)
The theatre, The Custard Factory, Digbeth, Birmingham.
Tax dodging film screening. The UK Gold follows Hackney vicar Father William Taylor as he stands up and speaks out against tax dodging. Featuring a stunning soundtrack by Thom Yorke and Robert Del Naja, it reveals how the UK’s tax havens are complicit in maintaining the financial secrecy that fuels tax dodging, robbing poor countries of an estimated US$160 billion a year.

There’s a Monster in My Piano by Garlic Theatre
Fri 22nd Nov 2013
Glasshouse Arts Centre, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HF.
Ticket £7/£5 family of four £19. What do you do when you hear a strange munching noise inside a piano? Call the Piano Doctor of course. He might be able to help with his bag full of ears and his …

Elmfield School Advent Bazaar
Sat 23rd Nov, 11:00am
Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School, Love Lane, Stourbridge.
A wide choice of handmade gifts from crafts people, pupils and parents and plenty of seasonal activities for children. Wonderful hot food, cakes. Come and do your Christmas Shopping, and have a glimpse at our exciting School.

Japan 400 Event by Okeanos
Sat 23rd Nov 2013
Glasshouse Arts Centre, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HF.
Tickets £8/Con £6. An evening of discovery and introduction to Japanese culture and music. Pioneering Okeanos Ensemble present traditional Japanese music including works by Yatsuhashi Kengyo, Michio Miyagi and contemporary works specially written for the ensemble by Mai Fukasawa, Akiko Ogawa and Howard …

Christmas Craft Fair Weekend
Sat 30th Nov 2013 – Sun 1st Dec 2013
Ruskin Glass Centre, Wollaston Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HF
Anyone hoping to make an early start on their Christmas shopping should look no further than our two day Christmas Craft Fair, which is taking place 30th November & 1st December 2013. All of the onsite shops and studios have …