Tag Archives: Birmingham

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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School Holiday Activities

Click on images below, to enlarge There are also lots more activities around Birmingham during the school holidays, many of which are free. A Family Daysaver costs £8 on the bus, (Up to 2 adults and 4 Children). Click the link … Continue reading

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Now We Can Recycle More

The plastics that are now accepted within Birmingham’s recycling boxes  are: • Plastic bottles of all types • Yoghurt pots • Margarine tubs • Ice cream tubs • Plastic trays (e.g.from chocolate and biscuit boxes) that are NOT black in … Continue reading

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What Will You Learn in 2014?

As 2014 commences, it is a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. There is always something new to learn and Birmingham Adult Education Service has many new courses starting in January. In Acocks Green village we … Continue reading

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Checkmate?

Westminster Chess Club are looking for people interested in playing chess of all grades in the Birmingham and District Chess League. If you are an experienced player or just a beginner you would be welcome to join the club. The … Continue reading

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Acocks White

Thanks to David Treadwell and Ann Clarke for some good photos capturing ‘The Big Freeze’ of January 2013. Get in touch if you would like some of your snowy photos of Acocks Green to be added.

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