Tag Archives: Deakin Avenue

Rhythm and Romance this weekend!

Hot on the heels of Whistle Stop West End, their hugely successful show last October, Brownhills Musical Theatre Company have been in touch to tell me that there’s a great show planned for next week, Rhythm and Romance, a concert showcase of music from the Great American Songbook.
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Time for a little Rhythm and Romance…

Hot on the heels of Whistle Stop West End, their hugely successful show last October, Brownhills Musical Theatre Company have been in touch to tell me that there’s a great show planned for next week, Rhythm and Romance, a concert showcase of music from the Great American Songbook.
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Calling all urchins!

Jamie Norgrove contacted me from Brownhills Musical Theatre Company a couple of days ago to ask if I’d put out this appeal for young lads to take part in the company’s production of Lionel Bart’s Oliver!, to be staged at the Lichfield Garrick Theatre.
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All aboard for Whistle Stop West End!

I repeat the below post for the benefit of Brownhills Musical Theatre Company. Their show is on this week – tickets still available – and they’re getting rave reviews. Please, if you can, pop along. It’s a great show from a very talented collective.

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All aboard for Whistle Stop West End!

Jamie Norgrove, from Brownhills Musical Theatre Company has been in touch, to tell me that there’s a great show planned for next week, the 22nd-27th October 2012, at The Theatre at Brownhills School, Deakin Avenue, Brownhills.
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A5 roadworks coming soon…

An interesting (or maybe not…) press release reaches my humble inbox from the Highways Agency, about pedestrian crossing improvements on the A5 by Brownhills School at Newtown. Sadly, the release gives absolutely no information regarding the work that’s actually being … Continue reading

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A duty to the derelict

I thought we’d have a change for this week’s pictures from the past feature. I’ve long had an interest in urbex, or urban exploration – there are links to some of my favourite urbex sites in the sidebar – but … Continue reading

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The highrise and fall

It’s a sad fact that Brownhills was known for a decade or so for the grimness of some of it’s social housing. Host to four towerblocks  and lots of tenement maisonettes, hastily and badly built using the Wimpey system technique, … Continue reading

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