From musical delights to Easter treats, there’s so much going on in Birmingham and the West Midlands this week! Here are some of our top picks.

1. Paddington in Concert, Symphony Hall  

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1st April, 3pm 

Experience the beloved Paddington film like never before! Join the famous bear, Aunt Lucy and the Brown family in Symphony Hall whilst enjoying the magical live score from composer Nick Urata. Adored by audiences since it was first released in 2014, why not treat yourself and the family to witnessing music mastery alongside the award-winning film?

2. Easter at the Black Country Living Museum  

1st April - 7th April 

Head to the Black Country Living Museum during the holidays for some serious Easter fun! Join in their Easter choir practice, enjoy traditional street games or take part in the family discovery trail - all alongside their incredible year-round activities. Make sure you don’t miss their seasonal treats including hot cross buns and (wait for it) battered scotch eggs!

3. James Blunt, Utilita Arena 

7th April, 7 pm 

Iconic musician James Blunt is coming to Brum on Sunday for his ‘Who We Used to Be’ tour, performing throwback hits including ‘You’re Beautiful’ and ‘Goodbye My Lover’. You won’t want to miss out on the feel-good tunes, and whilst you’re here make sure you enjoy all the things to see and do near Utilita Arena.

4. Spring Makers Market at FarGo Coventry 

6th and 7th April

Step into creativity at FarGo Village Spring Makers Market in Coventry on the weekend. Discover an abundance of local and small businesses, selling everything from eye-catching artwork and stunning plants to beautiful ceramics and dazzling jewellery.

5. Wicked at Birmingham Hippodrome  

1st-7th April 

You don’t want to miss the final week of Wicked at Birmingham Hippodrome! With the last performance on 7th April, join Elphaba and Glinda for the enchanting story of two witches in the Land of Oz. Experience a gravity-defying show which continues to wow audiences year on year!

Want more inspiration? Check out the full schedule of what’s on in Birmingham and the West Midlands from April 1st to April 7th 2024.