Category: News and Events

Ride active

Ride Active is a partnership between British Cycling and Big Birmingham Bikes, aimed at providing fun, social cycling practice activities for adults, in safe, secure environments such as parks and multi-use games areas. These sessions allow you to practice and improve your skills, cycle in a group and meet other

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Super Saturday at Stechford Arts Trail

If you haven’t already heard, Stechford arts trail launched in July 2018 and is a new art and walking trail with sites dotted around the East Birmingham neighbourhoods of Stechford, Glebe Farm and North Yardley. All 10 new public art pieces have been created with the help of residents, community

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Tackling climate change across Birmingham

Yesterday we petitioned Parliament with the Clean Air Parents Network, tomorrow we are leading a 24 hour tour of Birmingham for Climathon.  But are we really tackling Climate Change, and do our most disadvantaged citizens have a say about how we tackle climate change?

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Diwali celebrated in Birmingham

Birmingham celebrates on Soho Road, Handsworth as the moon brings more light to mark Diwali 2018.  The event, coordinated by Soho Road BID was supported by many local organisations and the Active Wellbeing Team, organising a range of activities supporting our Active Communities.

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Running for your life

Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year, most commonly anxieties and depression.  Mental Health Day (10th Oct) is about challenging the stigma and discrimmination that can worsen mental health problems and raising awareness of the issues and what we can do

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Let’s Ride on #Carfreeday

Do you want to learn how to ride a bike, or do you already ride a little but want to improve skills and confidence?  Ride Active is for you!  We hold events all through the year – Book your place now, or join our next Let’s ride pop-up on #carfreeday 22nd

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Jiggle, wiggle & giggle your way to wellness

It’s This Girl Can Dance-a-thon time again!  If you’re interested, let us know and we’ll post you dates as soon as they’re confirmed.  Join for some fun and to get them talking about the positive impact exercise has on the body.  Here’s what people thought of our last one at Prizm

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Fight for the right to vote continues

Join us on Saturday 15th September 3pm to 4:30 pm for a ‘Right to Vote’ walk starting in Victoria Square outside the Council House and visit where Birmingham people, politicians and activists fought for our right to vote. Contact Marcus Belben to find out more or phone 07784302283 to book

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Orange bike goes the distance

The Mad Summer Hare returned for a second time in 2018 following its hugely successful launch in 2017 by the organisers of the ever popular Mad March Hare. Mark completed all 100 miles on his free orange bike from Big Birmingham Bikes.

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Action Day at Georges Park

There is nothing more enjoyable than taking part in a variety of activities on a beautiful day with your family and friends at your local park; which is why this 22nd June in Lozells was such a success!

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