Tag Archives: Birmingham

Swansong at St Mary’s

A wonderful evening of classical music was enjoyed last week in Acocks Green. Once again the Swansong musical series has delighted music-lovers in the area with an interesting mix of concerts performed at St Mary’s Church. The acoustics are perfect for the instruments, … Continue reading

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Westley Vale Warm Up

We are lucky to have the 5.5 acre Westley Vale Millennium Green in our area, offering a chance to get close to the natural world and a relaxing place to enjoy a walk or jog.  This time of year you can spot … Continue reading

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Bach by Candlelight in Acocks Green

Kimichi School who opened their doors in 2013 are enlivening the musical culture of Acocks Green with the development of a community choir, music workshops and concerts. They are a very welcome asset to our area. It is also great to … Continue reading

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Acocks Green PALS

One of the on-going battles faced by the Acocks Green Village in Bloom team is litter. It blights our community and costs a lot of public money to clean up every day. We would like to encourage locals to take action in improving the problem … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum

Wishing all our readers a healthy and happy 2015. Below is the programme of new courses starting in January in South Birmingham including  Stone Hall Adult Education Centre in Acocks Green, where new courses includes: Have a go at… Ebay, Patchwork, Quilting … Continue reading

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Community First Fund – The Benefits

Managed by the Community Development Foundation Supported by HM Government’s Office for Civil Society, Community First is an England-wide programme which has run for nearly 4 years. Two funds of money, worth £80m, have been created to help communities come together, … Continue reading

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Open Day at the Historic Eastbourne House – this Saturday 4th October

Many local people will be interested in the developments at Eastbourne House, Yardley Road. There was much relief that this beautiful Victorian building with many of its original features intact, has been conserved and it now houses a new music school. The … Continue reading

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