Giveaway: Paw Patrol Live Tickets!

Paw Patrol are going on tour with a live show, called “Race to the Rescue”, and I’ve got a family ticket to one of the Birmingham shows up for grabs today for my readers. We are headed to see the show ourselves next month, and the Paw Patrol team sent us a box of tour goodies to get the kids excited before the show. It… Continue Reading “Giveaway: Paw Patrol Live Tickets!”

What The Ladybird Heard

What the Ladybird Heard at Town Hall, Birmingham

Yesterday James, Georgie and I headed into the city centre to see the live show What the Ladybird Heard, based on the picture book by Julia Donaldson & Lydia Monks. Unfortunately our Lydia couldn’t join us as she came down with the chickenpox over Christmas. Surprise, surprise… not!… Continue Reading “What the Ladybird Heard at Town Hall, Birmingham”

Pride and Prejudice at the Birmingham REP

Yesterday evening I spent an enjoyable few hours at the Birmingham REP at their opening night of Simon Reade’s adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Currently touring the country, this play is an enjoyable reselling of Jane Austen’s most famous and beloved novel. I was invited to review the performance and given my tickets free of charge for the purpose of this post. Pride and Prejudice… Continue Reading “Pride and Prejudice at the Birmingham REP”

The Wizard of Oz at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

The Wizard of Oz at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Last night we headed over to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens for our second helping of outdoor theatre this summer; The Wizard of Oz, by Immersion Theatre. All four of use attended and we all really enjoyed the show, which had us clapping along, singing, dancing, and laughing out loud.… Continue Reading “The Wizard of Oz at Birmingham Botanical Gardens”

Sense & Sensibility at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Sense & Sensibility at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Last night James and I went to watch Sense & Sensibility performed by the Chapterhouse Theatre Company, as guests of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens which are hosting several outdoor theatre performances this summer. I am a huge Jane Austen fan – with my daughter’s names robbed from Pride & Prejudice how could I resist going to see a performance of another of her brilliant novels.… Continue Reading “Sense & Sensibility at Birmingham Botanical Gardens”

Outdoor theatre at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Over the summer, Birmingham Botanical Gardens is going to be home to some outdoor theatre, with four adaptations of well-loved classics taking to the stage. We’ll be going along to a few of these as guests of the gardens, and will report back with our thoughts after the shows! Two theatre companies are going to be putting on performances at the gardens with some wonderful… Continue Reading “Outdoor theatre at Birmingham Botanical Gardens”