The Core Theatre
Homer Road
B91 3RG

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  • Wheelchair access
  • Baby change
  • Quiet zone
  • Hearing aid loop

We couldn't have a better venue for Solihull BookFest! The Core is a multi-purpose arts venue in the heart of Solihull town centre, incorporating Solihull Central Theatre.

The Core Theatre comprises a 336 seat theatre, smaller multi-use Studio seating up to 130, The Courtyard Gallery and Art Space. The busy venue hosts a varied mix of professional and amateur events including music, drama, comedy and dance.

The venues’ eatery ENCORE serves hot and cold snacks and drinks plus full catering for functions and events.

Box Office is just across the main foyer of the modern, accessible building which is shared with Solihull Central Library and Solihull Connect the one-stop-shop facility for Solihull Council as well as the other new teams and groups recently arriving into Solihull's flagship community venue and information hub.

How to get to The Core

Full details of access for people with disabilities is on their website.

What’s on at The Core, Solihull

Jungle Stories Workshops

9:30 & 11:00 — for ages 5-12

Courtyard Gallery, The Core, Solihull

Horrible Histories Draw Along with Martin Brown

10:00 - 11:00 — for ages 7-12

Theatre, The Core, Solihull

Alice and the Library Tree

10:00 - 10:40 — for ages 0-7

The Children's Library, The Core, Solihull

Poetry Comic Workshops

10:30 - 12:00 — for ages 6-12

Byron Room, The Core, Solihull

"The Tiger Who Came to Tea" Tea Parties

10:30, 12:30 & 15:00 — for ages 2-6

Touchwood Tipi, The Core, Solihull

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Time Travelling Toby

12:00 - 13:00 — for ages 4-10

Children's Library, The Core, Solihull

Knight Sir Louis and Other Bonkers Animations

12:00 - 13:00 — for ages 7-11

Main Theatre, The Core, Solihull

Aardman Model-Making Workshops

13:00, 14:30 & 16:00 — for ages 6-99

Courtyard Gallery, The Core, Solihull

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Lesser Spotted Animals

14:00 - 15:00 — for ages 6-12

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Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

14:00 & 15:30 — for ages 2-6

Studio, The Core, Solihull

Lori and Max

15:00 - 16:00 — for ages 9-12 years

Library, The Core, Solihull

The Science Magician

16:00 - 16:40 — for ages 5-99

Theatre, The Core, Solihull