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Aidy is a normal 8-year-old girl… or so she thinks! One day she discovers a family secret that changes everything. Aidy and her granny embark on an adventure that turns their world upside down at Curve, Leicester from on the weekend of the 30th April. They even begin to question what normal is.

After all, who wants to be normal when you can be SUPER! Aidy the Awesome is a stunning aerial theatre show for all the family to enjoy.

Protomartyr released their incendiary fifth album Ultimate Success Today in the summer of 2020. Like many artists and bands, they had to cancel their touring due to the pandemic. Now, having just finished their US tour with The Breeder’s Kelley Deal, Protomartyr are pleased to announce their return to our shores for a string of live dates across the UK including London’s Islington Assembly Hall.  

Instead of the films and actors that won, the 2022 Oscars will likely be remembered for Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock live on stage for making a joke about Jada Pinkett-Smith, his wife, and her hair loss.

"She could have summoned up so much bravery to leave the house that day and show up and be photographed," 27-year-old Chidera, who also suffers from hair loss, said.

Jamal Edwards' family have announced that they will be setting up a charity - the Jamal Edwards Self Belief Trust - to remember his work and also to honour his memory and continue his legacy.

The 31-year-old SBTV founder died suddenly in February, with Dave, Ed Sheehan and Prince Charles leading tributes paid to the entrepreneur. His mother, singer and Loose Women presenter, Brenda, shared the announcement on her social media.

It's been 35 years since the greatest moment in Coventry City's history.

This June, the former captain from the FA Cup winning 1987 team, Brian Kilcline is heading back to Coventry at Christ the King Club for a special one-off event. Sky Blue’s legend Kilcline will be talking about his greatest moments in a Coventry City shirt when he returns to the city for an evening with the fans.

Surya Kasibhatla, who plays a teen with cerebral palsy in a new Bollywood thriller, lives with the disability every day. But casting him is a rare move of inclusivity in the world's largest film industry. Sudha G Tilak speaks with Surya about his journey.

Surya is a vegetarian foodie, plays the piano, loves cricket, plans to learn computer programming and calls himself "a nifty coder". The Texas-based teenager has his own Instagram handle and YouTube channel, gleefully noting the rising number of followers.

Birmingham Hippodrome’s B-SIDE Hip-Hop Festival returns in June, showcasing the very best in UK and international artists.

The annual festival, in partnership with Bullring & Grand Central and presented as part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival, will open on Saturday 11 June with a series of online workshops and events ahead of the live competitions the following weekend.

Claudillea’s mission to spark a new era of relevance and inclusivity for the world of opera continues to go from strength-to-strength. Her recent singles ‘Release You’ and ‘Don’t You Know?’ have earned tastemaker tips and a growing following for her self-described Oppop genre - an experimental hybrid of in-vogue pop styles with her dazzling operatic vocals.

Award-winning theme park, Fantasy Island, owned by leading UK entertainment company, Mellors Group, has launched the world’s first edible ride. The 'Cuthbert the Caterpillar' ride is now covered in deliciously, gooey chocolate, just like it's famous friend Colin.

Guests visiting the park will be the first to experience the swinging adventure of Cuthbert the Caterpillar, whilst also taking a bite, or two.

Michael Farmer of Michael Farmer Meteorites, is being featured in his first ever auction at Christie's London from March 23, 2022 through April 6, 2022 online (https://onlineonly.christies.com/s/meteorites-collection-michael-farmer/lots/2182).

The auction includes collector's pieces from Michael's personal private collection, many which are one-of-a-kind, never been seen before meteorites from across the galaxy, and others that have been on exhibit at different museums around the world including The Smithsonian Museum, The Natural History Museum (London), Arizona State University – which has the largest university-based study collection in the world, and others.

Breakdancing magician and finalist of Britain’s Got Talent 2020, Magical Bones is taking his new magic show Black Magic back on the road from February 2022, following an impressive sold-out run at the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This tour encompasses some rescheduled dates from his 2020 tour along with the new shows.

Black Magic challenges the connotations usually associated with this term and the show culminates with a tribute to the Black Magician Henry Box Brown, a 19th century slave from Virginia who escaped to freedom at the age of 33 in 1849 by arranging to have himself shipped inside a wooden crate to abolitionists in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

To celebrate, the majority of acts on the 2022 bill are returning festival favourites. Joining the heavy weight line up of headliners Bryan Adams, James Blunt, The Darkness, The Waterboys, Ronan Keating & Jools Holland will be; Mica Paris, The Magic Numbers, Altered Images & The Christians with the usual tasty selection of folk, blues & alternative artists such as Alice Russell, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, William The Conqueror, Ferris & Sylvester, Andy Fairweather Lowe, Amy Montgomery, Beans on Toast & many more.

Child of the Parish’s current single ‘Quiet Life’ has pushed the genre-expanding duo into the spotlight, as they picked up airplay from Nels Hylton (in for Jack Saunders) on Radio 1’s Future Artists as well as Notion’s In The Mix feature. Now the duo share the official video for ‘Quiet Life’ ahead of the release of their second EP, also titled ‘Quiet Life’, which follows on April 22nd.

Visitors to Birmingham New Street may have spotted a rather curious sight when Christopher Boone and his pet rat Toby paid a visit to the station. The duo were seen exploring the concourse and checking out the timetable.

Actor Connor Curren is a graduate of The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and has returned to the city to perform as Christopher in The National Theatre’s Olivier and Tony Award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Birmingham Hippodrome.

Judi Jackson’s debut album ‘Grace’ has established the rising London artist as the new great hope of the UK’s jazz and soul scenes. Shimmering with a bright, blissful atmosphere, the album has seen Judi grace the cover of Blues & Soul, while diverse radio support has included sessions and/or interviews for Jazz FM, Radio 4, Radio 5 and BBC London. Judi now presents another engaging insight into her talent by sharing a new video for her single ‘River’.