Some of the world's biggest Asian music artists tell ITV News Central why the Midlands is home to the bhangra scene.Read the full story ›
Fusion Festival with Vimto expands to three days for the first time, with the opening night headlined by Ed Sheeran.
He stepped in earlier this month after Justin Bieber cancelled his first full UK festival appearance.
Other headliners are Rudiments, The Vamps and Rixton.
The festival also marks Adam Lambert's UK festival debut, who has famously been working with Queen's guitarist, Brian May.
Upon announcing the news, Sheeran tweeted "I know I said Wembley was my last UK show of this tour, but my mate had a cancellation on his festival so I'm filing in last minute,"
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A week long family festival is being held to celebrate the rich history of Leicester's Old Town, as part of this year's City Festival.
Jubilee Square and Cathedral Gardens has been transformed into a medieval village with weapon demonstrations, traditional arts and crafts, puppet shows and circus skills.
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Birmingham Hippodrome are offering the public a rare insight into its rich history on 12 September.Read the full story ›
Model and fashion icon Erin O’Connor is returning to the West Midlands to receive an honorary doctorate from Birmingham City University.Read the full story ›
Professional dancer Jonathan Ollivier from Northampton has been killed in a crash, hours before he was due to perform in LondonRead the full story ›
The 185th Bakewell Show opened today in the heart of the Peak District. Our reporter, Martin Fisher, was there to soak up the sights and sounds, as well as taking a look at some of the issues affecting the agricultural industry.
Now as far as agricultural shows go, our region boasts some of the finest - the Lincolnshire Show in June..The Great Yorkshire Show in July
There's the biggest one-day show in the country at Driffield, and today in the heart of the Peak District it's the opening day of the 185th Bakewell Show. There for us , sampling all its bucolic delights is Martin Fisher
Justin Bieber has angered fans by confirming that he has pulled out of Birmingham's Fusion Festival.
It is unclear why the headliner has cancelled his appearance at the Friday night show, which is being held in support of the Prince's Trust.
Fusion Festival said in a statement: "It is with great regret that, due to unforeseen circumstances, Justin Bieber has withdrawn from his performance at Fusion Festival on Friday 28th August 2015.
"We are now working hard to secure another exciting act for the festival and will hopefully have some news shortly.
"We will also announce details of how you can apply for a refund should you require one. Please stay tuned to our social media channels for further announcements soon..."
Labrinth, Ella Henderson, The Vamps, Clean Bandit, Rixton, Gorgon City, Jess Glynne, Union J, Conor Maynard and Sigma are also due to perform at the two-day event.