Cinemas, theatres, shows, gigs, jazz and folk music for the Kingsway Project area. Use these brilliant websites to find out what films, plays, concerts, gigs and shows are on in the Kingsway Project area and around West Midlands. You can read the reviews and see maps of the locations.
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Whats On around Birmingham - cinema, theatre, live music, festivals, plays. The site lists films, plays, concerts, gigs and shows running or about to run around West Midlands.

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Cinemas around Birmingham


181 Broad St, Birmingham B15 1DA, UK – 0330 333 4444

A decent cinema. It looks great in the lobby and has been renovated in recent years. Starbucks in the foyer and a bar upstairs which is discounted for Unlimited card holders. The auditorium I visited was clean and the screen and sound quality was great, however the seats were a little uncomfortable after a while. Well padded but somehow really uncomfortable after around an hour. Much prefer my local Cineworld in Leeds.

Good cinema, seats are comfortable and have plenty of leg room. On the whole it’s usually clean, but have been a couple of times when the floor has been sticky presumably when drinks have been spilled and not cleared up properly. Staff are always very friendly. Parking is close by and free for 3 hours.

Odeon Cinema Birmingham Broadway Plaza

220 Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham B16 8LP, UK – 0333 014 4501

Took a teenager to see the horror film 'Quiet' we sat on the new reclining seats and had a lovely time. I didn't fall asleep which is quite unlike me. The film was frightening but educational too. Imagine having to walk Around in silence all the time. I will be going there more often to relax in the recliner. Staff were lovely. We had an usher to take us to our seats and show us how to use them. Bliss

Glorious, glorious Nachos. Seriously. Two cheese, one guacamole, no jalapenos. It will change your life. The seating is good, the popcorn is tasty, friendly staff. All round great cinema experience. Only improvement would be better VIP seating... but still great.

The Electric Cinema

47-49 Station St, Birmingham B5 4DY, UK – 0121 643 7879

We visit here quite a lot and love it. Great old cinema, comfy seats, great food and drink and brilliant service. Recently discovered that they do 2-4-1 for Birmingham City Council employees Mon-Fri (excluding sofa seats). Much nicer than going to one of the huge cinemas in the city.

Great experience! Old ticket stubs for going into the cinema, comfy seats and waiter service to your seat throughout the film. What more could you ask for!

Theatres for Birmingham

Hippodrome Theatre

Hurst St, Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, UK – 0844 338 5000

Don't get me wrong, it's not cheap, and even after several major refits trees always a ridiculously long queue for the ladies toilets at intermission, but the Hippodrome has an elegance and opulence that Birmingham should be proud of. Every seat has a great view of the stage, the sound fills the auditorium beautifully and you get a feeling of an event just by being there. It's reputation gets the best shows visiting and touring outside of the West end, which gives us poor locals a chance to catch first class entertainment.

My local theatre and I love it. The seats are comfortable with adequate leg room. The bar areas are reasonable although they can get very busy. Adequate women's toilets which cuts down on queuing time. The theatre puts on a diverse range of drama, musicals and dance for which I am grateful.

The Crescent Theatre

Sheepcote St, Birmingham B16 8AE, UK – 0121 643 5858

A nice little theatre that accommodates the Ocean Film Festival in Birmingham each year. A snug space, keen bar staff, comfy seating, located a little way up Broad Street. If you’ve brought your dancing shoes you should frequent one of the many night clubs nearby. As always be wary of the draft in the Whetherspoons.

Lovely little theatre. Great views from almost all the seats. Performances were remarkable and will most certainly visit again. Parking available nearby so convenient to get to. Theatre offers pre-ordered drinks and snacks for intermission and post show. Loads of seats available at time of visit, Saturday matinee. Just turned up minutes before the show and seats were available.

The Old Rep Theatre

45 Station St, Birmingham B5 4DY, UK – 0121 359 9444

We've been to see two shows in the last month and my children loved them, They especially enjoyed the leaping frog workshop after the show. We saw more of the theatre and the kids made their own shadow puppets and went up on stage. The seating is great for the kids as they can clearly see the stage from any seat without heads getting in their way.

Watched Alice In Wonderland with my family which was a lovely experience as I hadn’t seen a play for about 16 Years. I bought front row seats and the interaction between actors and audience was great. Only downside was that we were literally 3 minutes late and then had to wait an additional 15 minutes before we were allowed to enter the actual theatre room.

Let the BBC give you some ideas for events around West Midlands.

UK Gig Guide - search for music events and gigs of all kinds near Birmingham, or in West Midlands, or across the UK. Currently it has a large panel of adverts across the top of the site but preserver down the page and you will usually find what you need. You can also find various kinds of bands for weddings, etc.