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Comic book fun at Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

By on 28/08/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

WILD About Comics returns to Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park this Bank Holiday Monday 31st August for more comic book fun. From 11am visitors can take part in a treasure hunt and win some free comics, have their photos taken with Captain America or Black Canary and even meet some of the great cartoonists and artists […]

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Name the babies at Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

By on 28/08/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

The Golden Lion Tamarin twins need names – can you help? Born on 27 February to proud mum and dad Cleo and Pablo, the six month old twins urgently need naming. If you’d like to suggest a name – which will go to a public vote – then leave it at reception when you visit […]

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‘World Cup Cricket’ at Stockland Green

By on 25/08/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Residents and visitors to Stockland Green are invited to take part in the annual Stockland Green World Cup Cricket Day this Bank Holiday Monday at Highcroft Community Centre. Erdington district chair, Cllr Josh Jones said: “This event is one of many organised by the Stockland Green Ward Advisory Board, a group of committed local people […]

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Big John’s Birmingham Mela celebrations at Cannon Hill Park

By on 11/08/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Big John’s Birmingham Mela returns to Cannon Hill Park on Sunday, 16 August, celebrating the diversity of the city’s South Asian community through its culture, food, sport, art and entertainment. Now in its 15th year, this free family event includes live music from an array of artists, headlined by Miss Pooja. Other performers include Hunterz, […]

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Britain in Bloom Judging Tour comes to Birmingham

By on 05/08/2015 in Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

12 Days, 18 Judges, 70 Finalists and 1 Champion of Champions: The Britain in Bloom with the RHS 2015 UK Finals Judging Tour comes to Birmingham on 7 August From Coupar Angus to Jersey, Great Yarmouth to Derry, over a 12-day period starting on Monday, 3 August, nine pairs of Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) judges […]

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Your chance to become a Birmingham Ambassador during Super September

By on 04/08/2015 in Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

Volunteers are being sought to become Birmingham Ambassadors during a month of high profile events expected to bring tens of thousands of visitors to the city in September. Birmingham Ambassadors will be the public face of the city for visitors during key events such as the Rugby World Cup matches at Villa Park on September […]

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Creative Future: we all have a part to play

By on 23/07/2015 in Blog, Cllr Holbrook with 0 Comments

Councillor Penny Holbrook, Cabinet Member for Skills, Learning and Culture, has issued a call to arms to Birmingham as a whole in relation to the Creative Future strategy, which aims to improve access to and raise the quality of arts and culture for young people across the city. Here, she sets out the progress of […]

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Birmingham’s Rugby World Cup fanzone announced

Tickets for this year’s Rugby World Cup matches at Villa Park may have sold out, but Birmingham residents and visitors can still experience the excitement of the tournament at the city’s official fanzone – one of just 15 around the country. Located at Eastside Park, the fanzone will be free to enter and will be […]

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Birmingham welcomes Rugby World Cup trophy

By on 16/07/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham will welcome the Rugby World Cup trophy on Sunday, July 19, and Monday, July 20. On Sunday, the Webb Ellis Cup will be at Chancellor Court, at the University of Birmingham, from 10am to noon for photo opportunities with staff and the local community, alongside a coaching session for schools in the area. From […]

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Last chance to vote for Birmingham’s Community Flag

By on 24/06/2015 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

If you would like to have a say in the design for a Community Flag for Birmingham – which include references to the city’s heritage and industrial past – you have until Sunday 28 June to cast your vote at birmingham.gov.uk/community-flag  The winner(s) will be announced week commencing 13 July and they will be presented […]

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