Multitude of events at three-day ‘Enjoy Rubery’ which starts today
Written by Tristan Harris on June 22, 2018
THE THREE-day Enjoy Rubery event, being held in conjunction with the Bromsgrove Festival, will be held in the village this weekend.
A multitude of activities will be taking place from today to Sunday – here is a definitive guide about what is on, where and when –
At 7.30pm there will be a ‘Blues and Modern Song with a Twist’ concert at Beacon Church Centre. It is being performed by The Rubery Singers and The Lost Notes. Tickets for the evening of fuse bluegrass, folk, blues, jazz and pop, are £5 with children going free.
A Silk Painting Display by the South Birmingham Guild of Silk Painters.
Free community arts on the street at two locations on New Road.
A Summer Jam and Disco – skateboarding, music and refreshments, from 2pm to 5pm at St Chad’s Park.
‘Flash, Floss, Feast’ – the much-anticipated A38 underpass project will be held from 6pm and 7.30pm beneath the A38 flyover on the Bromsgrove-Birmingham border. The project has seen St Chad’s Church work with Creative Solutions and Rubery Youth Club for the piece which has been funded by Community First’s Youth Social Action Fund. Visitors can say hello, learn to do the ‘floss’ dance move and make some decorations at the event, which is part of the ‘Enjoy Rubery’ weekend. It will explore borders and boundaries both real and imagine.
Craft Fair from 10am to 2pm at St Chad’s Church.
A car boot sale in the morning at the Father’s Barn.
A teddy bear’s picnic, organised by Polly Put the Kettle On, from 2pm to 4pm on the grass in front of the library.
The Second World War drama ‘We Shall Never Surrender’ by the Rubery Theatricals at Beacon Church Centre at 11.30am.
A history walk, starting from Rubery Library at 1.45pm.
Bite Sized Classics from the Concert Band of Orchestra of St John (Bromsgrove) will make a rare appearance in Rubery, at St Chad’s Church, from 4pm to 5pm. The event is aimed at getting people into classical music.
A stage version of ‘Allo ‘Allo by Rubery Drama Group at 7.30pm at the Beacon Church Centre.
The Best of Rubery Music, showcasing an array of talent from the village, will be staged at Rubery Social Club from 1pm to 4.30pm. That has been organised by Tony Maslen and will feature
Visit bromsgrovefestival.co.uk for more information on ‘Enjoy Rubery’.