Category Archives: things to do

My Guides for Birmingham

Eleanor Stephens from the Guide Dogs charity has been in touch with us. The charity are looking for volunteers (over 18yrs), in our area as ‘My Guides’  As Eleanor says about the role: a rewarding and flexible volunteering role – … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge at the Library

Kids – what a great way to enjoy the free time of school holidays than to lose yourself in a book – whether you like great stories or facts and figures, the choice is yours – the Challenge – to … Continue reading

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Summer Activities for Young People and Children in AG

Thanks to the Acocks Green Youth Project for this very useful document showing all the great things to occupy local young people and children during the summer holidays. The activities are helpfully grouped in age order. Check out the links … Continue reading

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Help Local Children with their Reading

Everyone knows how important reading and writing is, if children have difficulties with these basic skills, without extra support their futures can look bleak.  But all around the country volunteers are helping children overcome their struggles and setting them on … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Foodbank Call Out

This is a message from our friends at Acocks Green Foodbank “During the last two months the local Acocks Green Foodbank helped over 200 people, in some desperate situations from single men who are homeless with no income at all, … 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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Tea Dance on Tuesday

Next Tuesday come along to this friendly get-together. Bring your friends and neighbours or come on your own. You will get a warm welcome.

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