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Birmingham Tattoo Competition

COMPETITION – ABC members have a chance to win a family ticket for four to Birmingham International Tattoo on Saturday 23 November at 6.00pm at Arena Birmingham.


What:                 The 2019 Birmingham International Tattoo

When:                 23 November 2019

Where:               Arena Birmingham

Britain’s biggest indoor international tattoo, with over 1,200 performers, is returning to Arena Birmingham bringing together marching bands, exciting displays and culminating in the spectacular Grand Finale featuring all the performers in a spectacle of pomp and pageantry.

Led by the world-famous Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines, international marching bands from France, Poland and the Netherlands will join our own British bands in a three-hour spectacle for all the family. Joining for the first time from the USA, will be the Kilgore College Rangerettes from Texas, who are the world’s best-known collegiate drill team.

Also sharing the arena with the musicians during the three-hour family event will be a range of spectacular displays including Royal Air Force Cosford Queen’s Colour, the RNRMC Field Gun Competition, the United Kingdom Disco Display Team, guest vocal soloists and the Parade of Massed Standards. There really is something for all the family at the Birmingham International Tattoo.

For a chance to win a family ticket for four to Birmingham International Tattoo on Saturday 23 November at 6.00pm at Arena Birmingham, simply answer the question below.

Q: Who composed the music to Land of Hope and Glory featured in the Grand Finale?

1. Edward Elgar

2. Benjamin Britten

3. Thomas Tallis

To stand a chance of winning please go to the contact us page, submit answer with name, email address and work location. Closing date for entries Monday 11th November 1400, good luck.

Marvel Universe Live Competition

COMPETITION – Two lucky ABC members have a chance to win a pair of tickets each to the Opening Night of Marvel Universe LIVE! at 7.00pm on Thursday 5 December 2019 at Arena Birmingham.

What:                 Marvel Universe LIVE!

When:                 5 December 2019

Where:               Arena Birmingham

 Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed battle to defend the universe from evil. This all new show unites Spider-Man, The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Doctor Strange in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before Loki gains control. This ancient artifact would allow Loki to achieve his eternal quest to crown himself ruler of the universe. Witness the cutting-edge special effects and immersive video projection in this legendary, live adventure.

For a chance to win, simply answer the question below:

Q: What symbol is displayed on Captain America’s shield?

  1. Square
  2. Star
  3. Circle

To enter go to the contact us page with the answer, your email address and work location. Closing date for entries is Wednesday 20  November 2019 at 0800.

Unused Drayton Manor Tickets

ABC will refund the cost of any unused Drayton Manor Tickets but ONLY if the are received by ABC At 29 Lakeland Drive, Wilnecote, Tamworth, B77 5TG


Dates for your diary

Please refer to events 2019 & 2020 to view our latest trips and events.

Free Yoga Class for ABC Members

All ABC club members and friends/families of members are entitled to a FREE TRIAL YOGA CLASS with Chris Callaghan.
Please see Chris’s website for more details


Do you need help, we may be able to supply it

Hi, are you booking or have booked a trip/event with ABC.

If we can make your experience better by dealing with any issues you may have. We cant promise to solve all issues but we will do our best.

If you have dietary issues or if you have allergies  please report it on your booking form.

If you have a fear of heights including a high room in the hotel we can request a low room.

Please let us know of any issues we will try our best to minimise the impact on your trip.

If you have an issue with your seat on the coach please let us know before we circulate the seating plan by reporting on Special requirements section of the booking form or email ABC when the issue arises or contact Gill Fisher on 07758892533. The earlier you let us know the better chance of solving it.

Booking Release dates NEW DATES PUBLISHED

To book an event or order tickets please download the appropriate booking form and send with payment, cheque, cash or a postal order, to ABC C/O Gill Fisher 16, Coppice Drive, Acocks Green, Birmingham B27 7NQ. Please enclose a stamp addressed envelope to receive confirmation of booking. Events which are funded by ABC members can also welcome non ABC members who will pay the rate charged to ABC. No reservations can be made until both the booking form and payment have been received.

Trips & Days Out

Event: Date: Spaces Left:
London 4* Valentine Weekend 15/02/20 Sold Out as at 11/11/19
Ostend Weekend 5 Days 19/03/2020 Sold Out as at 31/10/19
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Pantomime 03/01/2020 Sold Out 31/10/2019
Festive Break 15/11/19 Sold Out
Bruges 2019 06/05/19 SOLD OUT AS AT 18/04/19
Events 2019 & 2020 2019 AS TRIPS