A HALESOWEN church is inviting people to an evening of Black Country comedy.

Dave Bartley, known as the ‘Black Country Wordsmith’, will perform at Halesowen Parish Church, High Street, on Saturday February 23, at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £8 for adults and £6 for under 16s and include a Black Country supper. They are available in advance from the Traidpoint shop in the church or by calling 0121 501 2443 or 0121 550 2190.

On Saturday March 16 there will be a concert at the church featuring music and readings with a Lenten and Passiontide theme, at 10.15am.

Entrance is free, but there will be a collection.