The weekly round-up: What’s on this weekend!

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Don’t stay indoors this weekend, from spectacular theatre shows to microscopic exhibitions, there’s so much happening across the city!

Willard Wigan: In the Eye of the Needle | Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

Wolverhampton artist Willard Wigan MBE is currently exhibiting his microscopic sculptures at the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. From Ant Man, to New York’s skyline and the Evolution of Man, this exhibition is one that must be seen to be believed! Willard’s micro-sculptures have seen him recognised in the Guinness Book of World Records and awarded an MBE for services to art in 2007.

Entry costs £5 – click here to find out more!

The Birmingham Gin Festival | Birmingham Town Hall | Saturday

Gin lovers, this is an event that you don’t want to miss. Head to town hall this Saturday and prepare to have your taste buds well and truly tantalised as you sample more than 120 gins from across the world. That’s not all, with live entertainment, cocktails and the chance to make your own gin distillery and more, it’ll be a day you’ll never forget!

Find out more here!

Miss Saigon | Birmingham Hippodrome
Credit: Johan Persson

If you haven’t heard of this show landing in the city, then where have you been? Sir Cameron Mackintosh’s Miss Saigon follows the heartbreaking story of 17-year-old Kim, who meets and falls in love with American GI Chris during the back end of the Vietnam war. But when the pair are torn apart from the fall of Saigon, Kim goes on a quest to track down the love of her life with disastrous consequences. With high reviews from critics across the city, this is a show not to be missed this summer! The heat is well and truly on at the Hippodrome!

To book your tickets click here, or click here to read our review!

The Cornetto Trilogy with Sunday Dinner & Cornettos | Mockingbird Cinema | Sunday

Head down to Mockingbird Cinema for an ultimate movie day – it even includes a Sunday roast and a Cornetto for pud! The whole day celebrates the very best Edgar Wright movies, kicking off with Shaun of the Dead, before moving onto Hot Fuzz and finishing with The World’s End. So, if you’re suffering from a bit of a hangover, grab yourself some tickets, make your way to Mockingbird and wait for it all to blow over.

Get your tickets here!

Drop-in Cocktail Masterclass | The Alchemist

Join The Alchemist this Sunday for an afternoon that is sure to shake up your weekend! Whether you go solo or take along your mates, you’ll learn some tricks of The Alchemist’s trade whilst sipping on some of the bar’s signature cocktails. Enjoy Peaches and Cream on arrival and tuck into some mouth-watering bar snacks to finish off your class in style.

Tickets cost £35pp, email to book your spot, or click here for more info! 

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