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Icons of British music, The Hollies, have announced a UK tour for 2023, celebrating embarking upon their 7th decade as a band.  

The Hollies have been entertaining audiences for over the last 60 years with their timeless hits such as "Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)", "The Air That I Breathe ","He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother", and "Bus Stop". The band's music has transcended generations and their live performances continue to captivate fans worldwide.

This weekend, families are invited to visit The Entertainer in Merry Hill for the exclusive chance to meet YouTube’s Cocomelon star, Cody. On Saturday 1st April, fans will have the opportunity to meet and snap a photo with Cody, Cocomelon’s fun-filled, musical back-up.

Cody will be at The Entertainer in Merry Hill for one day only before he returns to JJ and the rest of the Cocomelon club for another toe-tapping adventure. Visitors can arrive anytime between 10am and 4pm for the chance to meet one of the world’s most popular children’s characters.

Production images from the Royal Shakespeare Company’s current production of Julius Caesar have been released, with production photography by Marc Brenner.

The production runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon between 18 March – 8 April 2023, before a nine-date tour of England visiting Canterbury, Truro, Bradford, Newcastle upon Tyne, Blackpool, Nottingham, Norwich, York and Salford between 20 April – 24 June. 

Birmingham City Council unveils plans for Birmingham Festival 23 to mark the one year anniversary of the Commonwealth Games, celebrating the city’s creativity, as a sign of its ongoing commitment to funding culture. 

Commissioned and supported by Birmingham City Council, the Festival will take place in Centenary Square with a 10-day programme of free events that showcase the city’s rich cultural offer, which will be announced in June. Birmingham Festival 23 will be delivered by the team behind the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Festival, including Outdoor Places Unusual Spaces (OPUS) and JA Productions, led by Creative Director Raidene Carter and Executive Director Will Mauchline, and with programme partners including SAMPAD, Fabric, ACE Dance & Music, and United By 2022 Legacy Charity.