"unexpected and delightful"

Moseley B13 Magazine

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"an ideal day out in the park"

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ALL WORKSHOPS / OPEN MICS FREE TO ATTEND

ALL OTHER EVENTS ONLY £5 EACH 

ONLY BOOK FOR WHAT YOU WANT TO SEE! 

We are delighted to announce that Little but LIVE! will be returning to Moseley Park on the 16th-18th September, a little bit bigger and a little bit brighter as this year we have been awarded funding from Arts Council England! From theatre and music to arts and comedy, we have a bit of everything this year. Take a look at our programme below to see what's on. Head here for information on getting to the festival and accessibility.

Friday 16th September

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1.00pm - 2.00pm

The Comedy of Errors 

Schools Performance

Paperback’s own rip-roaring production of one of Shakespeare’s funniest plays. We have got just 1 hr, 4 actors to retell this farcical tale of lost twins, reunited families and a missing chain! 

FREE TO ATTEND FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS. EMAIL PAPERBACKTHEATRE@GMAIL.COM TO RESERVE TICKETS

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4.00pm - 5.00pm

The Comedy of Errors (£5)

Paperback’s own rip-roaring production of one of Shakespeare’s funniest plays. We have got just 1 hr, 4 actors to retell this farcical tale of lost twins, reunited families and a missing chain! 

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6.00pm - 7.15pm

 Little but LIVE's Comedy Hour (or so...)

hosted by Rachel Baker (£5)

Rachel Baker hosts a stellar line up of some of Birmingham’s finest Stand Up comics. Come get your belly laugh on as the sun sets in beautiful Moseley Park.

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8pm - 10.30pm

Folk Open Mic hosted by Thorpe & Morrison

in Moseley HIVE

(For all ages 14+, FREE TO ATTEND)

“Rising stars” of the UK's folk scene, Thorpe & Morrison host an intimate & relaxed Folk Open Mic night for any local musicians - please note this will be followed by a traditional folk session for those who would like get involved.

Doors open 7.30pm, sign up slots on a first come first served basis.

Saturday 17th September

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10.00am - 10.30am; 10.45am - 11.15am 

Storytelling Workshop run by Juliet Fry

(For ages 4-11, FREE TO ATTEND)

Experienced storyteller & workshop leader, Juliet, takes you on an interactive story walk through Moseley Park - weaving your imaginative ideas & discoveries into a unique story before you very eyes (and ears

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10.00am - 11.00am

 "Connection": Poetry Workshop with Lexia Tomlinson 

in Moseley HIVE

(For all ages 12+, FREE TO ATTEND)

Esteemed spoken word artist Lexia Tomlinson, hosts an hour long poetry writing workshop on the theme of connection. Lexia will help you learn about coming up with poetic ideas and structuring / presenting your poetry.

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11.30am - 12.30pm

 Recycled Arts and Crafts Workshop with Trevor Boddington (For ages 6+, FREE TO ATTEND)

Madhap-toy-tinkering genius Trevor Boddington, will present you with a great pile of recycled materials & show you how to build your own toys/ robots out of what looks like just a pile of rubbish.

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12.30pm - 1.30pm

 “Singy Lemon” with Moseley Misfits

(For ages 18+, FREE TO ATTEND)

A singing workshop for adults - guided by the musical genius of local charity Moseley Misfits - come together in the park to sing your favourite pop and rock music from the 1980s to today!

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2pm - 3pm

The Comedy of Errors (£5)

Paperback’s own rip-roaring production of one of Shakespeare’s funniest plays. We have got just 1 hr, 4 actors to retell this farcical tale of lost twins, reunited families and a missing chain!

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3pm - 4pm

Warli Art Painting Workshop with Sonal Gajbe

in Moseley HIVE

(For all ages 7+, FREE TO ATTEND)

Local Artist Sonal Gajbe teaches you about the fascinating history of Warli Art (a form of Indian folk art), and guides you through painting your own piece of acrylic Warli art to take home.

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4pm - 5pm

Millicent B. James (£5)

Witness one of Birmingham’s brightest & most exciting new composers, Millicent B James present work from her first two EPs Moyo. Vol 1. And Vol. 2.

 

“Miilicent has seamlessly interwoven a myriad of sounds, drawing inspiration from gospel, jazz, soul, contemporary classical, ambient and afro music, & the result is truly outstanding.” - Original World

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6pm - 7pm

The Reggaelators (£5)

Dance the evening away to the amazing Reggaelators - this nine piece Reggae band present some of the nations’ most loved Reggae & Ska tunes.

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8pm - 10pm

Spoken Word Open Mic hosted by Lexia Tomlinson

in Moseley HIVE

(For all ages 14+, FREE TO ATTEND)

Lexia Tomlinson hosts a Spoken Word Open mic for local poets and poetry lovers. Headlined by Birmingham’s own poet Laureate Casey Bailey!

Sunday 18th September

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10am - 2pm (Drop In Session)

Seedbomb Sculpture Making with Itzatna Arts

(For all ages 3+, FREE TO ATTEND)

Join ITZATNA Arts for a messy, hands-on, eco-art workshop to create your own ‘seedbomb sculpture’ from seed, terracotta clay, and gardening tools which you can take with you to guerilla-garden your local neighbourhood!

10.00am - 10.30am / 10.45am - 11.15am

Bhangra Dance and Dhol Drumming Workshop
with Eternal Taal
(For all ages, FREE TO ATTEND)

The UK’s first all female Bhangra group, led by the UK’s first female Dhol Drummer, Parv Kaur - will get your blood pumping and your feet flying with their Dhol Drumming and Bhangra Dance workshop. Play one of India’s traditional instruments, and learn a few bhangra moves to whip out at parties. 

12.30pm - 1.30pm

FLEX by Cloud Cuckoo Land
(For ages 5-10, FREE TO ATTEND)

 

An open-air musical adventure with live band & plenty of opportunities to join in, Flex is a show aimed at both neurodivergent & neurotypical children. Aimed at children aged 5 - 10 but people of all ages welcomed too!

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2.00pm - 3.00pm

The Comedy of Errors (£5)

Paperback’s own rip-roaring production of one of Shakespeare’s funniest plays. We have got just 1 hr, 4 actors to retell this farcical tale of lost twins, reunited families and a missing chain! 

3.00pm - 4.00pm

Shakespearean Insults Workshop with Rachel Green
(For all ages 7+, FREE TO ATTEND)

Community Vibe’s Rachel Green presents an interactive, educational and fun performance & follow-on workshop for all the family to watch and learn from! Come and create your own fun insults inspired by the words of the Bard. 

4.00pm - 5.00pm

The Sekine Quartet present:
The Food of Love 
(£5)

This hit classical string quartet, present their unique arrangements of music inspired by Shakespeare’s work from throughout the ages, from Tchaikovsky to West Side Story.

6.00pm - 7.30pm

Sunset Folk Farewell with The Filkin’s Ensemble

supported by Thorpe & Morrison (£5)

‘Birmingham’s premier folk supergroup’, this new ensemble brings together 15 of the UK’s finest young folk musicians in an adventurous collaboration. The ensemble explores British folk traditions through the lens of the diverse metropolitan hub that is Birmingham.

Refunds, Returns and Exchanges

 

Please note that we are not able to issue refunds for any of our paid events, except in the case that the event has sold out and we can re-sell tickets.

 

If you have booked a free ticket but can no longer attend the event, please do return it as it really helps our team. We want as many people as possible to be able to attend Little but LIVE! and to take advantage of all the free tickets on offer. By returning any free tickets you no longer need you are helping us to do this.

If you have booked for a performance of The Comedy of Errors and would like to exchange your tickets to a different day, please email us at paperbacktheatre@gmail.com.