Campaign to fund world’s first David Bowie statue falling short with 24 hours to go

A crowdfunding campaign to help build the world’s first David Bowie Statue is £16,000 short with just 24 hours to go.

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The Choir of Clare College Cambridge

A classical way to start your Christmas with top concerts in Leamington and Warwick

Leamington Music is hosting three concerts in December as part of its Christmas Festival.

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Pasha Kovalev is among the big names coming to the Spa Centre

Strictly star, top comics and TV favourites heading to Leamington for new Spa Centre season

An array of household names have been lined up for the new season at the Spa Centre.

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Sam Young. NNL-161128-165104001

‘Outstanding’ young musician composes competition piece for Warwick School

Described by his teachers as a “truly outstanding musician”, Warwick School pupil Sam Young has composed a piece of music to enter the school into a regional music competition.

Singer-songwriter Ortopilot playing at the first Kenilworth Song Club in Costa Coffee on Sunday November 20.

First Kenilworth song club ‘a hit’

The first Kenilworth ‘song club’ held last week was a hit, according to the Kenilworth songwriter who organised it.

A previous concert held by the orchestra at All Saints church, Leamington

Enjoy the magic of cinema at symphony orchestra concert in Leamington

Experience the thrill of live music from the silver screen in a concert for the family at Leamington’s Spa Centre on Sunday November 20 at 3pm.

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Bananarama are among the acts performing

Stars from the '80s to play big arena show in Coventry

Some of the leading stars of '80s music have been lined up to perform at a top revival gig at the Ricoh Arena next year.

Sleaford Mods: Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn

Review: Sleaford Mods' searing lyrics and pounding beats get the crowd going

Jon Rollinson reviews Sleaford Mods at the Empire, Coventry

Roderick Williams

World-renowned baritone to sing great works by Schubert in Leamington

Internationally acclaimed baritone Roderick Williams sings the first of three 
concerts of Schubert’s greatest songs this weekend.

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Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams announces Coventry date

Singer Robbie Williams has announced he will bring his highly anticipated 2017 European stadium tour to Coventry.

Amy Lennox (Elly), Michael C Hall (Newton), Sophia Anne Caruso (Girl)

Review: David Bowie's spirit rises again in Lazarus

Peter Ormerod reviews Lazarus, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, at King's Cross Theatre, London

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Kenilworth ‘song club’ coming soon

Kenilworth ‘song club’ coming soon

A Kenilworth ‘song club’ allowing people to ask local songwriters about their experiences launches on Sunday November 20 at Costa Coffee in Warwick Road.

Sophie Matthews and Chris Green present The Men Who Marched Away

War centenary marked with music and poetry at Loft Theatre in Leamington

The horror of war and the courage of soldiers are commemorated in a special show at the Loft Theatre in Leamington on Sunday, November 6.

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Review: Youth orchestra brings the funk to church

Clive Peacock reviews the National Youth Orchestra at Holy Trinity Church, Stratford, as part of Stratford Music Festival

Paradise of the Assassins

Review: Spectacular fusion of ancient and modern in Islam-infused work

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Paradise of the Assassins at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Big Fish Little Fish has been named Best Family Event for the past two years

‘Family rave’ comes to Leamington

An award-winning ‘family rave’ comes to Leamington this weekend.

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The orchestra at a previous concert in All Saints church, Leamington

Orchestra telling stories with concert of Eastern wonders

Musicians from the Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra will treat their audience to an evening of musical storytelling tomorrow (Saturday).

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Concert organiser Christine Sugary Staple with headliner Neville Staple

Specials man celebrates diversity at Belgrade concert

Coventry 2 Tone hero Neville Staple headlines a concert in the city this weekend celebrating the area’s cultural diversity.

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Eighties boy band Bros announce big reunion gig

Eighties boy band Bros announce big reunion gig

Eighties boy band Bros are getting back together - more than 20 years after they called it a day.

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Noel and Liam Gallagher in 1997

Why Be Here Now is the worst essential album ever

Peter Ormerod reviews the 1997 Oasis album Be Here Now, which is being reissued this week

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