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As fans wait to see what musical direction he will take as a solo artist, the word is about that former One Direction star, Zayn Malik, might be opting for a surprising switch in gear with claims that he could be eyeing up a career as a rapper.

The US touring spectacle, ‘Carnival Of Madness’ is set to make its debut appearance on UK shores in 2016, sponsored by Monster Energy.  Established in 2010, the tour has seen an array of hard rock talent join the parade in years prior, including Alter Bridge, Papa Roach, Evanescence and In This Moment over in the US, but now it’s the UK’s turn in the spotlight with a fresh batch of bands!

Property specialist Leaders is running a film competition, Love Living in, which shines a spotlight on what it is that makes the place people call home special. Leaders’ marketing manager, Alison Guyton, says: “Every town, city, village and suburb is different; made up of a unique assortment of people, streets, buildings, landscapes, amenities, traditions and things to see and do."

Shazia Mirza is back with a bang at The Drum Arts/Theatre Centre, in Birmingham,  for one night only! Renowned as the UK's most modern comedienne with her unique style, quick fire with and hilarious routine one not to miss this Saturday July 20.

One of the country’s leading large scale contemporary circus shows has been announced for this year's City of Wolverhampton Show – adding to the two-day event’s new festival vibe.  NofitState Circus, which combines live music and dance with traditional circus skills, is part of a packed line-up that also features the two-day Wolvestock country music festival. 

Pitches for popular country music festival Wolvestock are selling fast say event organisers, who have already had to double the anticipated number of caravans at the event. The two-day music festival is back on the city’s calendar of events and is proving popular amongst country music lovers and line dancers.

The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) is set to host Brick 2015, a fun exhibition based on the popular children’s building block, Lego. The last Lego exhibition took place in London, and NEC managing director Kathryn James said: “The NEC provides the perfect backdrop to grow the Brick 2015 show, spreading the fun across the UK"

The hunt is on for musicians, bands, dancers and comedians to take to the stage in a one-day music show in the park at Sandwell’s Haden Hill House. Now in its seventh year the free event gives talented local performers the chance to get on stage and showcase their music to audiences who want to enjoy a festival vibe.

A 1950s-style film about Dudley Zoo featuring the voice of Black Country comedian and actor Lenny Henry is being screened at Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Renowned artist and writer Adam Kossoff - a Reader in the Moving Image at the Faculty of Arts, University of Wolverhampton – is screening his film at the Lichfield Street gallery from Saturday June 20.

The amazing Shazia Mirza is returning to The Drum on Sat 20 Jun, for one night only. Make sure you don't miss her live on stage! Anyone can be anything, do anything and say anything. Who cares what anyone thinks you're going to say it anyway! You have to be a bit deluded but some people are just living in Cuckooland!