PEOPLE will be urged to ‘Enjoy Rubery’ with a programme of events being held in the village next weekend as part of this year’s Bromsgrove Festival.
A variety of performances and displays by local groups will take place at Father’s Barn (behind Subway) from 6pm next Friday, June 22. There will also be live entertainment and a barbecue.
Next Saturday, June 22, New Road will play host to a variety of outdoor performances on New Road between 10am and 1.30pm.
Among them will be street magician Luke Baker (10am to 1pm), Bromsgrove singer Jack Goodall (10.45am and 12.45pm), Blackwell Concert Band (11am), Richardz Dance (11am) and Glamba who appeared on hit CBeebies TV show Justin’s House (10am and 12pm).
People will also be getting wool creative on New Road with yarn bombing from 8am to 5pm.
Four-legged friends can get fit in St Chad’s Park with dog agility training and a pet blessing between 10am and 11.30am and then it will be the young people’s turn to get energetic with high-octane skateboarding demonstrations and competitions at the Summer Jam from 2pm to 5pm on the skate ramp. The tricks and thrill-seeking will be accompanied by a local DJ playing music from across the urban spectrum.
At Rubery Library there will be a silk screen exhibition inside from 10am to 2pm and a Teddy Bears’ Storytime from 2pm to 3.30pm.
And in St Chad’s Church there will be a craft fair from 10am to 2pm, bite-sized classics from Bromsgrove’s Orchestra of St John at from 4pm to 5pm and wannabe movie makers can create a film on their phone with professional directing team between 6pm and 7.30pm.
From 10am there will be a Rubery In Bloom information stand at St Chad’s Church where residents will be able to find out what they can do to help make the village ‘cleaner, greener, prettier and more neighbourly’.
Sunday will bring the curtain down on the weekend with ‘Love Rubery’ – live music and entertainment at the village’s social club from 12pm to 5pm and a guided local history walk from 2pm to 4pm, starting at St Chad’s Church.
Any singers or entertainers wanting to perform at the social club Love Rubery event should call Tony Maslen on 0121 457 9308 or 07505 174044.
- THIS Tuesday, June 18, people will be able to ‘Meet the Rubery Singers’ at St Chad’s Church.Tickets are available on the door – £5 for adults or free for children. Call 0121 453 8733 or 07771 773180 or search for The Rubery Singers on Facebook for more information.