Category Archives: the arts

New Venture in Acocks Green?

There’s a whole of host of activities each week at Fox Hollies Forum on Greenwood Avenue, including a luncheon club, knitting club, Line Dancing and starting this year – Carpet Bowls.  Check out their Facebook page for up to date … Continue reading

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Oh Yes It Is… Panto Time!

Our local theatre group have been working hard to get ready for their alternative Pantomime Beauty Sleeping – which promises a show of entertaining humour for all the family. Also funds raised go to the worthwhile cause of  local charity … Continue reading

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Classical Music at St Mary’s – this Wednesday 27th June 7.30pm

As part of the Swansong series, St Mary’s Church will be hosting a classical delight from the talented Verbunkos Trio. Trained at the Birmingham Conservatoire the Trio will be playing a contrasting mixture of pieces. The proposed programme is below: … Continue reading

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Oh Yes It Is…. Time for the Pantomime!

Our local theatre company have been rehearsing long and tirelessly for their winter production Little Red Riding Hood. It promises to be up to their usual standard of laughs and mayhem that the whole family can enjoy!  You can book … Continue reading

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Enjoy Live Classical Music in AG

This week, and at the end of the month, there is a chance to hear professional musicians playing a range of classical music on your doorstep. This Wednesday (14th June), you can enjoy the relaxed and beautiful setting of St Mary’s Church with the regular Swansong concert series as they present the Mondelli Wind Quintet. The Conservatoire-trained […]

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Enjoy Live Classical Music in AG

This week, and at the end of the month, there is a chance to hear professional musicians playing a range of classical music on your doorstep. This Wednesday (14th June), you can enjoy the relaxed and beautiful setting of St … Continue reading

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Acocks Green’s First Blue Plaque

The Forum was delighted to hear that Acocks Green has received the honour of it’s first very own blue plaque recently. Some of our older readers will remember John Curry OBE (1949 – 1994), the local young man who, in … Continue reading

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