Tag Archives: Acocks Green

Submission Time for Acocks Green Calendar

Did you take some lovely photos when out walking in the area during lockdown? Or maybe you have photos from the last couple of years that you would like to share? Send as many as you wish in for consideration … Continue reading

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This Sunday – Great British September Clean

Bring your own gloves but other equipment will be provided (unless you have your own). A chance to have a positive impact on your neighbourhood and meet some like-minded people. Meet opposite Aldi in the village – see below.

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Great British September Clean

Saturday’s #ArmsAroundBirmingham – the Litter pick that follows the whole of the no. 11 Bus Route has a slight change of timetable: The litter picking will take place around an hour earlier than first listed – This is the new … Continue reading

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Village in Bloom Need Your Help

On Sunday a team of volunteers planted up the majority of the 22 planters in Acocks Green village with a colourful array of bedding plants. Working individually (and keeping our social distance) a team of 7 worked tirelessly to put … Continue reading

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Growing up in Acocks Green Brought to Life in New Book – Broken Greek

Pete Paphides is a successful music journalist who grew up in Acocks Green. Over the years Pete has written for music papers, Time Out and The Times. He has interviewed many well known musicians including Prince and ABBA and now … Continue reading

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Colourful Springtime in Acocks Green

Back in November the Village in Bloom Team, along with other volunteers, took part in a community bulb planting morning. Little did we know then what the future would hold. But amidst the upsetting turn of events and change of … Continue reading

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Making a Difference Locally

Considering the difficult situation we are all in – here is something to do with spare time to help our local community, whilst getting fresh air and exercise.  Make sure that you abide strictly by the social distancing advice at … Continue reading

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Drumming Together

Make a noise in the library, feel the beat and get into the rhythm.. it’s amazing what goes on at libraries these days! Book a place today.

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Christmas in Acocks Green

So it’s the darkest, coldest time of the year and it’s no coincidence that this is the season of coloured lights, singing and social gatherings in order to help us get through the bleak midwinter. There’s lots to enjoy now … Continue reading

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Daffodils and Tulips for Acocks Green

The Village in Bloom Team have been busy choosing and buying hundreds of spring bulbs to plant, so that in the Springtime the village will be a mass of beautiful and contrasting colours. Meet at the Inn on the Green … Continue reading

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