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48 hours BIRMINGHAM HOT LIST YOUR NEXT.

MUSIC The Destroyers Featuring blazing fiddles and bagpipes, The Destroyers launch their audiences into a Celtic spin with grooves that you simply cannot stand still to.

Formed in Birmingham 12 years ago, they've just released their third album.

Tomorrow, Outdoor Arena at Midland Arts Centre, Birmingham. 0121 446 3232.

FA M I LY Firework Champions Three of the UK's best firework companies will be competing against each other to take the title of Firework Champion. The audience decides the winner before they are dazzled by a fourth display.

Tomorrow, Ragley Hall, Alcester. 01789 762 090.

DAYS OUT Middle Earth Festival This is the place to be if you're a fan of hobbits, elves and all things Tolkien. Admission is free to the two-day event to celebrate the work of the man behind Lord of the Rings, held in the area he grew up. Expect people dressing up, living history camps, Medieval traders, weapon displays and food stalls. Just watch out for the orcs.

Tomorrow and Sunday, 11am-5pm, Sarehole Mill, Hall Green.

CONVENTION International Comics Expo This annual event bills itself as ICE Birmingham, "Britain's coolest comic convention". Guests include Charlie Adlard, the award-winning artist on Walking Dead, and John Tyler Christopher who will be signing copies of the first edition of Marvel Venomverse before it officially goes on sale. Fans can also meet John McCrea (pictured) who has illustrated characters such as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Wolverine and the Hulk. Tomorrow, 10am - 5.30pm, Birmingham Conference and Events Centre, Hill Street.

HERITAGE Bournville Carillon Installed by Bournville Village Trust founder George Cadbury in 1906, the Carillon is one of the finest instruments of its kind in the world. Very rare, it looks much like an organ but consists of 48 cast bronze bells, played serially to produce a melody which can be heard across the village green. Tomorrow, 10am to 4pm.

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