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St. Paul's Church, Birmingham

Tuesday, 25th Aug


Join us for our lunchtime series at St Paul's Church JQ. Bring your lunch and enjoy the Hidden Gems of our city.

This is a FREE event. 

Anne-Marie is a BBC Introducing singer-songwriter with a distinct vocal tone which captivates audiences who enjoy soul, funk & blues with a hint of reggae & folk! Anne-Marie's songs tell stories of freedom, capitalism, and human connection, and her unique musical style does not confine itself to one specific genre.

Anne-Marie's debut EP "Intuition" was released in May 2018, presenting a fresh new tone to the live music scene. Her track “Zombie Paradise” was added to the Brum radio A list in April 2018 and was also selected to be played as part of the up and coming artists promotion for unsigned artists on Nova Radio station. 

Following the success of "Zombie Paradise" this track in addition to her track "Vibe Attracts a Tribe," was instantly selected by BBC Introducing and for two consecutive weeks on BBC radio West Midlands. Anne-Marie's third BBC radio play was the title track for her debut EP "Intuition" in which BBC described the track as "Stunning...confident, and a lovely maturing sound that...takes you to another place."

In 2019 Anne-Marie's track "I Like" was strongly shortlisted and performed at Thame Town Music Festival's songwriting competition. 

Over the years Anne-Marie has collaborated with a wide range of artists, DJ's, producers, and MC'S, performing gigs in the UK and abroad. Most notably, in 2019 Anne-Marie performed at Stratford River Festival 2019 on the main stage to over 70,000 visitors. Following that in 2019 Anne-Marie was booked to play at two well established underground music venues in the heart of Germany’s artistic quarter of  Neukölln, Berlin. In 2019 Anne-Marie succeeded in being the first artist to win the opportunity to perform in front of a specially selected audience of music fans for Songwall’s “Songs in the Sky” event  at the top of the Iconic Grade II Rotunda Building looking down across the whole of Birmingham City.

Anne-Marie Allen is an artist that can bring kudos to your musical experience with an authenticity and audience connection that is rarely seen in independant artists. Her addictive hooks, melodies and sing along original songs make audiences want to dance and wake up the next day singing the songs!

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St. Paul's Church

Saint Paul's Square


B3 1QZ

Step free access to the church is available on the Caroline Street side (North Side) of the building. Please contact the parish office in advance of attending the event if you require further information: 01212367858 or [email protected]

Is food allowed in the church? Yes

What time does it start? The event starts at 12.30pm

How long is the performance? 40 minutes

Is there step-free access? Yes, on the Caroline Street side of the church. Please get in touch with the Parish Office in advance of attending the event if you require further assistance: 01212367858 or [email protected]

Is there allocated seating? All seating is unreserved


St Paul's Church JQ

St Paul’s has stood in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter for 240 years. It is a Grade 1 listed building –with its original box pews and magnificent architecture, to be a masterpiece in the only remaining Georgian Square in Birmingham. As the JQ expands and welcomes residents, businesses and visitors from all over the world, St Paul's remains essential to the honouring of Birmingham’s past and a unique space for Christian Worship, for calm and reflection, for music and laughter, for meeting and celebrating. Today St Paul's in need of urgent repair. The guttering and roof need extensive attention to prevent further damage to the internal walls and ceilings. Criminal damage to the doors, windows and notice boards also need repair. Your donations will be essential to ensure that St. Paul's continues to flourish as the warm heart of the Jewellery Quarter. All donations will be set aside for work to the church fabric.