What can you do in the school holidays that brings up questions about climate change and is fun with kids? At Climathon our youngest participants – Sasha and Freya, aged nine – came up with plenty of ideas, one of which was a card game. (more…)
Here are some tips and tricks to help you stay fit and healthy even if you want to stay under the duvet and hibernate, you can keep healthy and fit, no matter what the weather’s like. (more…)
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 cyclists.
Ride Active sessions will incorporate a Led Ride which anyone who wants to improve their confidence or abilities is welcome to book onto . To book a place or to see any age restrictions visit http://bit.do/RideActive
Birmingham remembers the role of it’s citizens in World War One in this week, one hundred years since it’s end. This weekend saw a huge children’s concert at the Genting Arena in Birmingham performed entirely by over 3000 children and drawn from regions across the UK. Many more events will be happening across Birmingham – join us, organise your own memorial or visit to one of the many war memorials across Birmingham.
On Monday and Tuesday 29th and 30th October, 11am to 3pm join us for Community Fundays with Art and Craft workshops led by local people and Artists at the West Park Community Centre. (more…)
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 groups and local partners. Along with two existing pieces, Arts In The Yard have formed a free, fun and family-friendly art trail that is best explored on foot.
All artists are Birmingham based with many having links to the trail area. The project is delivered by Arts In The Yard; a grassroots, community-led arts organisation who are part of the city’s Local Arts Forum network supported and funded by No. 11 Arts and Birmingham City Council.
This Saturday Stechford Neighbourhood Forum are offering 3 chances to come and get involved, no need to book, just turn up!
Stechford Art Trail – Super Saturday
Saturday 27th October
11.45am – 1.15pm /// St Edburgah’s Church /// B33 8PD
Join Arts In The Yard and Run Birmingham for a led walk of the art trail, suitable for adults and families, meet at St Edburgah’s Church
1.00pm – 3.00pm /// The Green, outside North Star Pub /// B33 8BD
Stechford Sounds Half Term Jam
Free music, food and activities at Stechford’s Bandstand
2.00pm – 3.00pm /// Glebe Farm Library /// B33 9NA
Free Halloween Craft suitable for families
For more information about the event contact Tahir Parvaz on 07903 789665 or email email@example.com
For other information about local activities please visit our activities page here
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 about it. I joined a Run Birmingham group at Trittiford Mill Pool last week and talked to some of the runners and found out how joining a running group can help: