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Open Weekend 2012

The Crescent is
proud to be part of

Artsfest 2012

Across Birminham City Centre a wide range of venues will open their doors to reveal dancers, musicians, actors, comedians, artists and many more talented people to the public for free!

Saturday 8th September 2012

Ron Barber Studio

Time Slot Artist Description
12.00 – 12.30
Letters to Eric Theatre Company Family friendly comedy and physical theatre.
13.00 – 13.30 Solo Plus Theatre Company Live theatre - the Medieval Mystery Plays.
14.00 – 14.30 Irish Theatre Travelling Light:  A story of a young girl leaving her home and moving to Birmingham from Ireland.
15.00 – 15.30 101 New Music Theatre A woman tries to fix her dysfunctional marriage using glue!
16.00 – 16.30 Mary Rochford & Co Comedy featuring sizzling, sexy Salsa.
17.00 – 17.30 Ignotus Theatre Society. Who are you? What are we?

The Crescent Bar

Time Slot Artist Description
11.30 – 12:00 Tina McKevitt & Matt Hegarty Women's work celebrated in folk song.
12.30 – 13:00 Tim Robinson Eclectic mix of guitar instrumentals.
13.30 – 14:00 The Railway Social Club A young acoustic duo performing original material with two-voice harmonies.
14.30 – 15:00 The Mad Hatters New and original folk, rock, pop and blues band.
15.30 – 16:00 David Young Alternative folk singer/songwriter recognised for catchy guitar riffs and meaningful lyrics.
16.30 – 17:00 Al Rudge A comic magician with a twist.
17.30 – 18:00 LouDeemy Productions A woman's journey through Anorexia.

The Rehearsal Room

Time Slot Artist Description
12:00 - 12.45 All and Sundry Preview of 'Allo, 'Allo
14.00 - 14.45 All and Sundry Preview of 'Allo, 'Allo.


Sunday 9th September 2012

Ron Barber Studio

Time Slot Artist Description
11.00 – 11.30 Stripped Down Theatre Pure 90's nostalgia in a nutshell!
12.00 – 12.30 Newman University College Drama Department Exciting and high quality student drama.
13.00 – 13.30 Midland Actors Theatre An updated version of 'Good Person of Sezuan' by Bertolt Brecht.
14.00 – 14.30 Paul Brook Interactive fun where psychology and entertainment intersect.
15.00 – 15.30 Box of Frogs Hi-octane improvised comedy from audience suggestions.
16.00 – 16.30 Boris Nicoli; KGB Mind Reader Interactive comedy mind reading for over 12s.
17.00 – 17.30 Barbara Nice Contemporary cabaret and live performance with compere Mrs Barbara Nice.

The Crescent Bar

Time Slot Artist Description
11.30 – 12:00 Inbetween Seas Four piece alternative folk band.
12.30 – 13:00 Damien Russell Acoustic music incorporating Rock & Blues, both covers & originals.

All events listed here are free

Go to the main Artsfest 2012 Website>>

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