Things To Do Around Walsall This Weekend

Want to know what’s happening in your local area this weekend? Bookmark this page and check back every Monday for an update of what events are coming up in Walsall and the surrounding areas over the weekend.

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As well as live music, theatre and shows, we’ll be highlighting special events, markets and much more.

Please note that some of these events require tickets and could require proof of a negative Covid test before attending. Please check out the official event pages and websites for further details.

Do you know of an event, or want to highlight something to do in Walsall or other local areas? Just drop us a line and we’ll add it to the list.

What’s On This Weekend – October 16-17, 2021

Music

A Night At The Movies – 16 October

  • Location: Central Hall Methodist Church , Ablewell Street.
  • Time: 7pm
  • Cost: £10. Email: jaynecrowther@btconnect.com for tickets.

Bilston Soul Club – 16 October

  • Location: Bilston Town Hall, Church Street
  • Time: 8pm
  • Cost: £6.75

Bostin IV – 16 October

  • Location: The Robin 2 Hotel, Mount Pleasant, Bilston.
  • Time: 1pm-11.30pm
  • Cost: £33

Free at Last Live – 16 October

  • Location: Bridgtown Social Club, 170 Walsall Road, Cannock
  • Time: 7.30pm-23.30pm
  • Cost: Free

Walks/Runs/Leisure Activites

Walsall Arboretum Park Run – 16 October

  • Location: Walsall Arboretum, The Broadway. Main path next to rose garden (outside Sons of Rest building)
  • Time: 9am
  • Cost: Free

Sport

Aston Villa vs Wolverhampton Wanderers – Premiership – 16 October

  • Location: Villa Park, Trinity Road, Birmingham
  • Time: 3pm
  • Cost: Price varies

Special Events

Spiritualist Evening – Live Demonstration – 16 October

  • Location: QBar, 146 Walsall Road, Walsall Wood.
  • Time: 7pm
  • Cost: £10. Advance booking required

Shake! Music Quiz – 16 October

  • Location: Aldridge Social Club, High Street, Aldridge.
  • Time: 8.30pm
  • Cost: Call to book: 01922 452213

Art at the Vic – 16 October

  • Location: The Victoria, 23 Lower Rushall Street, Walsall.
  • Time: 12-7pm
  • Cost: Free.

Lichfield Ockoberfest – 16 October

  • Location: Beacon Park, Lichfield
  • Time: 6pm-10.30pm
  • Cost: £19

Autumn Leaves Running Day – 17 October

  • Location: Aldridge Transport Museum, Shenstone Drive, Aldridge.
  • Time: 10am.
  • Cost: Free

What’s On This Weekend – October 2-3, 2021

Music

Freddy Mercury Tribute Night – 2 October

  • Location: Darlaston Conservative Club, Little Cross St, Walsall.
  • Time: 7pm
  • Cost: £8.50.

Los Endos – Tribute to Genesis – 3 October

  • Location: The Robin 2 Hotel, Mount Pleasant, Bilston, WV14 7LJ.
  • Time: 7.30pm-23.30pm
  • Cost: £20

Food & Craft Shows

Funky Kids Autumn Heritage Food Festival – 2 October

  • Location: Church on the corner of King Charles Avenue, Walsall, WS2ODL
  • Time: 12pm-3pm
  • Cost: Free

Walsall Continental Street Market – 2 October

  • Location: Walsall Town Centre
  • Time: 10am
  • Cost: Free

Walks/Runs/Leisure Activites

Walsall Arboretum Park Run – 2 October

  • Location: Walsall Arboretum, The Broadway. Main path next to rose garden (outside Sons of Rest building)
  • Time: 9am.
  • Cost: Free.

Theatre

Gyles Brandreth: Break A Leg – 3 September

  • Location: Walsall Arena & Arts Centre, Hawbush Road, Walsall.
  • Time: 8.30pm
  • Cost: £22.00.

Sport

Birmingham City vs Nottingham Forest – Championship – 2 October

  • Location: St. Andrew’s. Cattell Road, Birmingham.
  • Time: 3pm.
  • Cost: Price varies.

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Newcastle Utd – Premiership– 2 October

  • Location: Molineux Stadium, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton.
  • Time: 3pm.
  • Price varies.

Special Events

Quiz and Chips Charity Night – 26 September

  • Location: Aldridge Social Club, High Street, Aldridge.
  • Time: 7pm
  • Cost: Call to book: 01922 452213.

 

What’s On This Weekend – September 25-26, 2021

Music

The Official Lost Lounge 20 Year Reunion – 25 September

  • Location: The Lost Lounge Refound, 8 Lower Hall Lane, Walsall, WS1 1RH.
  • Time: 9pm – 3am
  • Cost: £10 + booking fee

Jason James – Singer – 25 September

  • Location: The Queens Head Pub, 140 Church Street, Bloxwich.
  • Time: 9pm-11.55pm
  • Cost: Free

Soul’d Out UK – 25 September

  • Location: The Robin 2 Hotel,
  • Time: 7.30pm-23.30pm
  • Cost: £11

Wayne Swift – Singer – 25 September

  • Location: The Village Inn, 27 Alma Street, Wednesbury
  • Time: 8pm.
  • Cost: Free

Elrow Goes To The Midlands Festival – 25-26 September

  • Location: Sandwell Valley Country Park
  • Time: 1pm-10.30pm on Saturday, Midday to 9.30pm on Sunday.
  • Cost: From £50

Birmingham Pride – 25-26 September

  • Location: Gay Village, Hurst Street, Birmingham.
  • Cost: From Free to varied

Elvis in the Afternoon Fundraiser – 26 September

  • Location: Gilberts Bar, 54 Field Street, Willenhall, WV13 2NY.
  • Time: From 1pm.
  • Cost: £6

Food & Craft Shows

Solihull Food & Drink Festival – 24-26 September

  • Location: Mell Square, 44A Drury Lane, Solihull.
  • Time: 10am-5pm
  • Cost: Free

Walks/Runs and Leisure Activities

Walk and Chalk Event With Daniella Turbin – 25 September

  • Location: The New Art Gallery.
  • Time: 11am-1pm.
  • Cost: Free. Booking Required. 18+.

Arboretum Park Walk – 26 September

  • Location: Walsall Arboretum Visitor Centre.
  • Time: 1.30pm
  • Cost: Free.

Walsall Park Run – 26 September

  • Location: Walsall Arboretum, The Broadway. Main path next to rose garden (outside Sons of Rest building).
  • Time: 9am.
  • Cost: Free.

Theatre

Fireman Sam – 25 September

  • Location: Prince of Wales Theatre, Church Street, Cannock.
  • Time: 10am and 1pm.
  • Cost: £16.50.

Sport

Walsall vs Bristol Rovers – League Two – 25 September

  • Location: Bescot Stadium, Walsall.
  • Time: 3pm.
  • Cost: Price varies.

Rushall Olympic vs Barwell – Southern Premier League – 25 September

  • Location: Daw End, Walsall, WS4 1LJ.
  • Time: 3pm.
  • Price varies.

Special Events

The Lost Pubs of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter – 26 September

  • Location: Jewellery Quarter, The Jewellery Arms, 23 Hockley Street, Birmingham.
  • Time: 11am-12.30.
  • Cost: £15

 

What’s On This Weekend – September 18-19, 2021

Music

UB40 – 19 September

  • Location: Sandwell Valley, Salters Lane, West Bromwich, B71 4BG.
  • Time: 12pm.
  • Cost: £45 adults, £22 children

Staffs Fest 2021 – 17-19 September

  • Location: Carney Pools, Bishton Lane, Wolsely Bridge, Stafford, ST18 0XE
  • Time: Friday 4pm. Saturday and Sunday: 10.30am. Ends 11pm.
  • Cost: From £20

Food & Craft Shows

Brownhills Canal Festival – 18-19 September

  • Location: Silver Street, Brownhills, Walsall, WS8 6DZ
  • Time: 10am-4pm
  • Cost: Free

Autumn Festival – 18-19 September

  • Location: National Memorial Arboretum
  • Time: 10am-5pm.
  • Cost: Free

Walks/Runs and Leisure Activities

The Beacon Way Autumn Walk – 18 September

  • Location: Meet up at Barr Beacon by the war memorial, WS9 0QN.
  • Time: 9.15am
  • Cost: Free

Walsall Park Run

  • Location: Walsall Arboretum, The Broadway. Main path next to rose garden (outside Sons of Rest building).
  • Time: 9am.
  • Cost: Free

Birmingham Ramblers Sunday Coach Walk – 19 September

  • Location: Staffordshire Way 7, Uttoxeter to Alton. Coach pick-up: Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham.
  • Time: 9am.
  • Cost: Free

Secret Birmingham Led Bike Ride – 19 September

  • Location: The Rest house, Bournville Green, 49 Sycamore Road, Birmingham.
  • Time: 10am-1pm
  • Cost: Free

Paddle on the Canal – 19 September

  • Location: Brownhills Canoe Centre, Silver Street, Brownhills, WS8 6DZ.
  • Time: 10am
  • Cost: £5

Theatre

Clinton Baptiste – 18 September

  • Location: Forest Arts Centre
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Cost: £21.50

History/Heritage

Bromwich Hall Alive – A Medieval Encampment – 18-19 September

  • Location: Bromwich Hall, West Bromwich Manor House Museum, Hall Green Road, Cradley Heath, B71 2EA
  • Time: 10am-3pm.
  • Cost: Free

Heritage Open Day – 18-19 September

  • Location: Aldridge Transport Museum, Shenstone Drive, Walsall, WS9 8TP.
  • Time: 10.30am-4pm
  • Cost: Free

Special Events

International Camper Van Show – 18-19 September

  • Location: Stratford Upon Avon Racecourse
  • Cost: £15 per adult on Saturday, £10 per adult on Sunday. Children under 16 free.

Great Big Green Week – 18-19 September

  • Location: Sandwell Valley, Tanhouse Avenue, Great barr, B43 5AG
  • Time: 10am-4.30pm
  • Cost: Free

Picnic in the Park – 18 September

  • Location: Brierley Hill Park, Marsh Park, North Street, Brierley Hill.
  • Time: 12pm-3.30pm
  • Cost: Free

 

What’s On This Weekend – September 11-12, 2021

Music

Cher Tribute Night – 11 September

  • Darlaston Conservative Club, Wednesbury, WS10 8ET
  • Time: 7pm

Aldridge Lions Charity Event – A Diva Evening with Gina – 11 September

  • Location: Aldridge Social Club, High Street, Aldridge.
  • Time: 8pm

Belting For Bowel Cancer Concert – 11 September

  • Location: The Lamp, Brownhills Community Centre, Chester Road North, WS8 7JE.
  • Time: 7.30pm

Black Country Musicom Festical – 12 September

  • Location: Himley Hall, Himley Park, Dudley.
  • Time: 12pm-7pm

Foreigner & Journey – 12 September

  • Location: The Robin 2 Hotel, Mount Pleasant Street, Bilston.
  • Time: 7.30pm

Mark Burgess of the Chameleons -12 September

  • Location: The Station, Stafford Road, Cannock.
  • Time: 7.30pm

Steve King Big Band – 12 September

  • Location: Haden Hill Park, 1 Hayseech, Cradley Heath, B64 7JL.
  • Time: 2.00pm

Open Air Cinema

Film Fest – Wolverhampton – 11-12 September

  • Showing separately: Sonic The Hedgehog,  Pretty Woman, The Goonies, The Invisible Man
  • Location: Bantock Park, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton
  • Times vary.

Food & Craft Shows

A Food and Craft Affayre – 11-12 September

  • Location: The Plant Pot, Stafford Road Lichfield.
  • Time: 9am-4.30pm

Tamworth Food Gusto – 11-12 September

  • Location: Tamworth Castle.
  • Time: 10.30am-5pm

Buzzards Valley Artisan Market – 12 September

  • Location: Buzzard Valley Vineyard, 37 Shirall Drive, Tamworth.
  • Time: 10am-2pm

Walks and Runs

War Cemetery Walk – 11 September

  • Location: Cannock Chase War Cemetery and German Military Cemetery, Cannock, WS12 4PT.
  • Time: 11.30am-1pm

Birmingham Sutton Park Memory Walk – 11 September

  • Location: Sutton Park, Park Road, Sutton Coldfield.
  • Cause: Alzheimer’s Society
  • Time: 10am

Walsall Arboretum Dog Walk – 12 September

  • Location: Walsall Arboretum, Arboretum Road, Walsall.
  • Time: 10am-4pm

Arboretum Park Walk – 12 September

  • Location: Walsall Arboretum Visitor Centre, Arboretum Road, Walsall.
  • Time: 1.30pm-2.30pm

Garden and Plants

Autumn Plant Fair – 12 September

  • Location: Weston Park, Shifnal.
  • Time: 10am-4pm

Transport

Rotary Cars In The Park – 11-12 September

  • Location: Beacon Park, 14 Swan Road, Lichfield.
  • Time: 10am onwards

RAF Cosford Air Show – 12 September

  • Location: RAF Cosford, Albrighton, Wolverhampton.
  • Time: 9am onwards

Theatre

Some Guys Have All The Luck – Rod Stewart Story – 11 September

  • Location:  Walsall Arena, Hawbush Road, Walsall.
  • Time: 7.30pm

History

I Remember Walsall Illuminations – 11-12 September

  • Walsall Arboretum Visitor Centre, Arboretum Road, Walsall.
  • Time: 10am-4pm

Sport

Walsall vs Mansfield Town – Football League Two – 11 September

  • Location: Bescot Stadium.
  • Time: 3pm

Arjun’s Charity Football Match – 12 September

  • Location: Rushall Olympic Football Club, Daw End, Walsall.
  • Cause: Raising money for a defibrillator in memory of Arjun Singh Gandham
  • Time: 12.30pm

Special Events

Peaky Blinders Nights – 11-12 September

  • Location: Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley.
  • Time: 7pm-10.30pm