Category Archives: new skills

Acocks Green Carnival Development

A message from Acocks Green Carnival Committee: – Did you know Acocks Green Carnival is over 40 years old? In the last four decades carnival has seen many changes and developments, but 2017 could see some of its biggest challenges … Continue reading

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Enrolment Week -5th to 10th Sept 2016

The main enrolment week for Birmingham Adult Education Service starts Monday 5th September. There are a wide variety of courses, plenty in Acocks Green at Stone Hall Adult Education Centre on Warwick Road, as well as 15 other centres around Birmingham. … Continue reading

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Free Fun in the Park – Fox Hollies & Stockfield

  Also House of Play and Education have lots of free activities:

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One Month to Go…

Last year, many readers will know Acocks Green received a GOLD award from the Royal Horticultural Society’s Village in Bloom Awards. This was thanks to lots of hard work and dedication from many people and organisations working together for the … Continue reading

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What’s On in Acocks Green – This Week

As well as the usual events and activities that go on in our vibrant suburban village, this week we have some events that are worth a special mention. For more information about what goes on in Acocks Green check out … Continue reading

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Westley Vale Tai Chi

The first Tai Chi session was a great success on 14th April. 18 people took part in this rewarding exercise based on ancient Chinese martial arts. Women and men of all ages and levels of fitness reported that the event … Continue reading

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Village in Bloom Launch Event

Hoping to build on the success of last year’s GOLD award, the Village in Bloom Team will be launching the Acocks Green Village in Bloom Campaign 2016 at the Community Orchard on Saturday 16th April. Come along and support the event and learn … Continue reading

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Tai Chi @ Westley Vale

This ancient martial art has great health benefits and starts as a weekly class starts in April. Come along and find out more.  

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Do You Want to Share Your Love of Reading?

Do you have a passion for reading? Are you looking for a really rewarding volunteering experience that will change a child’s life? Life is better when everyone can read well and express themselves confidently. Sadly, that isn’t always the case. … Continue reading

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A Fruitful Day

The weather was fine and so volunteers were out in force along the Grand Union Canal and Fox Hollies Park on Sunday, to help enhance our local green spaces. Litter picking, hedge and fruit tree planting took place on the … Continue reading

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