The opthalmically inspired 20/20 Experience is at the LG Arena tonight and tomorrow Saturday While some recent X Factor winners have been sidetracked by pregnancy or Twitter troubles, Matt Cardle continues to beaver away
in a bid to expand his fanbase.
The Birmingham Mail is proud to produce a special edition to coincide with the presentation of new colours to the First Battalion and we have included articles about their regulars, Territorial Army soldiers, the teenage Army cadets, the museum, the Regimental Association and the many other people who beaver away
on behalf of a regiment, such as the Friends and museum volunteers.
Unfortunately this is really the last we clearly hear from the European Festival Orchestra as for the next two and three quarter hours they beaver away
at their instruments on a cleverly designed stage behind the band but lose an unequal struggle with modern amplification and all we really hear is Yes.
ABOVE: Hitesh Tara, 10, and Katie Barton, 11, with their sculptures RIGHT: (from front) Jasmin Newby, seven, Christie Leathem, eight, Gareth Price, nine, Katherine Diamond, eight, Sarah-Jane Welch, seven, and Natan Kehily-Jones, seven, with their giant creation LEFT: Tom Foster, eight, ready with brush and palette to start dabbing BELOW: Youngsters beaver away
on a massive mural ARTISTS AT WORK: (from left) Jaydeep Sunner, six, Thena Mimmack, seven, James Swinney, seven, and Lauren Cooke, six Pictures: MARK RADFORD