The Night Titanic Sank

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

An outdoor socially distanced performance, by the renowned Don't Go Into The Cellar Theatre Company about the fateful night the Titanic sank Based on the real-life testimonies of those who survived, The Night Titanic Sank commemorates the maritime disaster by focusing on three lives changed forever by the tragic events of April 14th and 15th ... Read more

£10

The Time Machine – Online Event

An online broadcast of The Time Machine by Don't Go Into The Cellar, filmed on location in the historic Warstone Lane Cemetery in Birmingham   Join acclaimed actor Jonathan Goodwin in this original one-man adaptation of the classic H.G. Wells time travel tale. An authentic and faithful take on the source material, scripted by Jonathan ... Read more

£4

The Owl, The Pussycat and Edward Lear – Online Event

An online broadcast of The Owl, The Pussycat and Edward Lear by Don't Go Into The Cellar, filmed on location in Key Hill and Warstone Lane Cemeteries in Birmingham Enjoy an audience with Mr Edward Lear, King of the Nonsense Rhyme and Loopy Limerick! Allow him to entertain you with tall tales concerning his life ... Read more

£5

Bombed – Full Circle

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

A unique sound and light experience by artist Saranjit Birdi exploring the bombing of Coventry, Dresden and Birmingham during World War II 'Bombed - Full Circle' Part III of trilogy 'Bombed - A Moonlight Sonata' by Saranjit Birdi is presented on the evening of 4th June, the day in 1940 when Winston Churchill delivered one ... Read more

£3

Oscar Wilde, Out and About – Don’t Go Into The Cellar

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

A brand new outdoors show from Don't Go Into The Cellar featuring adaptations of The Selfish Giant, The Nightingale and The Rose and more. Oscar Wilde, Out and About is a brand new outdoors show from Don't Go Into The Cellar! Jonathan Goodwin plays the famed Irish playwright in a performance featuring adaptations of The ... Read more

£10

Strictly Sherlock – Don’t Go Into The Cellar

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

An outdoors show from Don't Go Into The Cellar featuring the exploits of Sherlock Holmes. After the terrific success of The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes, Don't Go Into The Cellar return with this follow-up stage play. Join the king of the detectives as he brings to life those three startling cases, “The Sussex Vampire”, ... Read more

£10

Acoustic Afternoon

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

The catacombs at Warstone Lane cemetery are a fantastic venue for events with the circular walls forming a sheltered space with great acoustics. We are filling them with music on a sunny Saturday afternoon. After 18 months of restrictions on live music, we thought this would be a fun way to help local artists to ... Read more

Free

Unburied Treasures

Key Hill Cemetery Key Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands

Working in conjunction with The Bone Ensemble, creating a unique performance tour experience, uncovering stories from the Jewellery Quarter Working in conjunction with The Bone Ensemble, we are creating a unique performance tour experience, uncovering stories from the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries. Meet figures from Birmingham’s past beside their resting places in Warstone Lane and Key Hill ... Read more

£3

Unburied Treasures

Key Hill Cemetery Key Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands

Working in conjunction with The Bone Ensemble, creating a unique performance tour experience, uncovering stories from the Jewellery Quarter Working in conjunction with The Bone Ensemble, we are creating a unique performance tour experience, uncovering stories from the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries. Meet figures from Birmingham’s past beside their resting places in Warstone Lane and Key Hill ... Read more

£3

Christmas Classics at the Catacombs

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

Join Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Project and Voice of the Town Choir for a Christmas celebration in the catacombs circle at Warstone Lane Cemetery. Voice of the Town is a contemporary choir which performs some of the very best material from Soul, Gospel, RnB, Latin/Jazz, Pop and Rock genres, complete with exciting and bespoke arrangements consisting ... Read more

Free

Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Project

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We had an amazing day yesterday at the @jqbid #jqfestival collaborating with @jo_gane1 @suslifeuk @dontgointothecellar and of course the @friendskeyhillwarstonelanecem meeting so many amazing people

We couldn't have done it without everyone's help, including loads of support behind the scenes from @bhamcitycouncil @coffin_works @thehivejq and all the amazing #JQHeritageSquad volunteers.

Now we need to sleep for a week but then we'll be buzzing with ideas for 2023!
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