Dave Luke, Chuck Micallef and Tony Barrett on stage at Bookmark Theatre.

Bookmark Bloxwich keeps up tempo with Open Mic Nights and more

Dave Luke, Chuck Micallef and Tony Barrett on stage at Bookmark Theatre.
Dave Luke, Chuck Micallef and Tony Barrett on stage at Bookmark Theatre last Saturday.

After Sunday’s successful Charity Concert for Keele University Cancer Research, Bookmark Bloxwich Theatre, in Elmore Row, Bloxwich, is keeping up the tempo with more events in November.

The venue’s popular series of Open Mic Nights continues to offer a great place for singers, songwriters and musicians to come and play, jam and try out songs on the theatre’s full PA system.  With FREE entry, what better way to showcase local talent? And if you don’t play, why not just come along to enjoy the vibe?

There’s an adult Open Mic Night this Friday 11 November, doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm.  That’s followed by a Youth Open Mic Night for young people on 25 November, doors open at 6pm and the show begins at 6.30pm.

Last but not least this November is a series of events all in one day, organised by Musicians for Life on Saturday 12 November:

  • 10am- 2pm  You are Incredible! Tell the world  how amazing , how unique, how talented, how INCREDIBLE  you are!
  • 10am-2pm  “Incredible Me” Craft workshop in the Bookmark Bloxwich Theatre with the lovely people from Bloxwich Children’s Centre. Paint, Draw, Speak – tell your story through your artwork and words. Take your masterpiece home or make it a part of a community collage.
  • 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm  “Me, Myself and I” Poetry workshops with Bookmark Bloxwich Laureate Ian Henery in the Junior Library!  Write it, speak it, have fun and express yourself . Your words will be used for your community poem!
  • 12.30pm- 2pm “Incredible You!”- Come to the Orange Room  and help poet Ian Henery to cut, paste and produce your collaborative community poem.
  • 10am-2pm Refreshments, Fun and Games! Bookmark Bloxwich Café – Hand made crafts, Homemade cakes, Christmas cards, knitted goods, tombola, games, lucky dip proceeds in aid of  the neo natal unit at Walsall Manor Hospital. Free admission.

Every year the neo- natal unit at Walsall Manor Hospital saves hundreds of lives, and hundreds of beloved babies are saved by its wonderful staff and amazing technology. Come along, have fun, support your local neo natal unit.

All in all a great run for all the family at Bookmark Bloxwich in November, leading in to the December programme which will be announced shortly!

Public events at Bookmark Bloxwich Theatre are managed and supported by Bloxwich Library Forum, working in partnership with Bloxwich Library.

For details of future events, drop into or telephone Bloxwich Library on 01922 655900, or email bloxwichlibraryforum@gmail.com

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