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Join The Drum Arts/Leisure Centre, on Sunday, 7th February 2016 for this rare and EXCLUSIVE pre-Valentine affair with the legendary Millie Jackson. With a career spanning more than three decades, Miss Jackson is known for her sexually explicit, racy, gritty, rap style fused with soul.  One of her earliest singles, ‘My Man Is A Sweet Man’, released in the early 70s remains popular amongst northern soul enthusiasts, as is ‘House For Sale’ (1976).

Santa and his reindeer will be joined by Sandwell’s mayor in Tipton’s fun-filled Christmas lights switch-on. Mayor Councillor Barbara Price will officially switch on the lights on in Owen Street on Friday 27 November at 6.30pm. Festive market stalls, Santa’s grotto and a funfair as well as entertainment from Funtime Theatre are also lined up.

Based on the beloved Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye film, the merry musical White Christmas comes to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre this December. South Staffs Musical Theatre Company returns following their successful 2014 production of Oliver! to tell Irving Berlin’s tale of two famous song-and-dance men who stage a show in a scenic, snow-topped Vermont inn.

Penzance, Cornwall's most south westerly town has a unique Christmas calendar to celebrate the festive season in 2015. Beginning on November 28th, the town comes alive with a mix of Christmas lights, entertainment and culture. Penzance's locals are passionate about their rich historical past which also plays a unique part in the town's festive celebrations, which are open to all.

Fabulous florals, wonderful window boxes and gorgeous gardens were celebrated at the annual Haringey in Bloom awards. Dozens of green-fingered residents from across the borough took part in this year’s competition, and the most brilliant blooms were rewarded at a ceremony at the Sunshine Garden Centre.

A British man has completed the build on an apocalypse-proof bunker in his back garden... in rural Lincolnshire. Following on from the worldwide success of his Ejector Bed (over 5.5m views on YouTube), British inventor Colin Furze is back with a brand new project. Teaming up with Sky 1 alongside their new series You, Me & The Apocalypse, Colin has turned his back garden into a massive underground bunker.

A first for St. Paul’s Church in the Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham, and for Jewellery Quarter jazz quintet Timeless, as they bring their brand of jazz to the balcony of the church this Friday 20th November.   This makes for a “rather unique jazz club setting, especially with the licensed bar” according to band leader Thomas Hinks.  “I’m especially looking forward to the amazing acoustics of the church” he went on.

The Wolverhampton Orpheus Male Voice Choir will be in fine voice at the city's annual Civic Carol Service next month. The traditional service, which is open to all, takes place at Darlington Street Methodist Church on Wednesday 9 December, 2015, from 3.30pm and will be led by the Reverend David Lavender. Mince pies and mulled wine will be served afterwards.

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has announced that a thoroughly transformed SFMOMA will open to the public on Saturday, May 14, 2016, offering nearly three times the previous exhibition space, featuring 260 works from the Fisher Collection, a first showing of more than 600 artworks promised to the museum, the debut of the new Pritzker Center for Photography and an outward-looking architectural design that weaves the museum into the city as never before.

The world's youngest DJ who is just two years old has a dedicated following of thousands of fans thanks to his ability to work the decks. Instead of spinning-tops, 3-year-old Oratilwe Hlongwane is spinning discs, working the decks as the world’s youngest DJ. A.k.a DJ AJ, whilst still learning to put together words.

Victorian Arcade in Walsall is delighted to announce that their ever popular Santa’s Grotto will open on Saturday 21st November. Santa will ride his magnificent horse drawn sleigh around the town at 9.30am before officially opening the Grotto at 10am for the children of Walsall to come and visit. The Grotto will be open until 3pm on Saturday 21st November then every Saturday in the run up to Christmas from 10am until 3pm.

Known as one of the most iconic forces in music history, Jeff Lynne’s ELO is set to not only deliver ‘Alone In The Universe’, the first new ELO music in 15 years today, but also head out on a ten date UK tour in April 2016.With a distinct style that seamlessly and innovatively blends rock, pop and classical, ELO has had twenty six UK Top 40 singles, making Lynne's sweeping productions some of the most recognisable music of the last forty years and helping sell over 50 million records worldwide.