Tag: Events

Mike’s a local authority hero

By on 03/07/2014 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham City Council employee has been recognized with a national 'Local Authority Hero' award for his work with volunteers at a local charity. Deputy Head of Events, Planning and Commissioning, Mike Osborne, was presented with the award by Locality, the leading nationwide network for community-led organisations.  He was nominated by Bidgley Power, a charity […]

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Lord Mayor’s Show 2013

By on 13/05/2013 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Plans for this year's Lord Mayor's Show are underway, promising free bank holiday fun for all the family on Monday 27 May. The annual show takes place from 11am to 5pm in Chamberlain and Victoria Squares and the Council House.  As well as raising money for the Lord Mayor's charities, it is also an opportunity […]

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Vibrant Vaisakhi!

By on 22/04/2013 in Cllr Cotton, News with 0 Comments

The largest Vaisakhi celebrations in Europe return to Handsworth Park on Sunday 28 April from 12 noon to 6.30pm. The celebrations, which mark the Sikh nation's collective birthday, start at 11am as two huge processions set off from Gurdwaras (Sikh temples) in the Jewellery Quarter and Sandwell.  At the head of each procession will be […]

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Olympic Celebrations for artsfest

By on 23/08/2012 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Asian dance, 3D projections, a 'Rootless Forest' and Olympic celebrations are just some of the highlights of artsfest for one of the finest free arts festival's in the UK  from September 7-9 in Birmingham City Centre. Organised by Birmingham City Council in conjunction with arts organisations and volunteers, Cllr Sir Albert Bore, Leader, Birmingham City […]

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Weekend events in Birmingham – May 26-27

By on 26/05/2012 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Looking for something to do in Birmingham this weekend? Try one of the suggestions below. Keep fit at your nearest leisure centre http://bit.ly/dO68DN Community Sports Events http://www.birminghamourgames.co.uk/ Visit one of our wonderful parks http://bit.ly/f2sFxF Children’s Lives – An exhibition of children’s lives (Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery) March 24 – June 10 http://bit.ly/uDeP6H Style Africa […]

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Weekend events in Birmingham – May 19-20

By on 19/05/2012 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Looking for something to do in Birmingham this weekend? Try one of the suggestions below. Keep fit at your nearest leisure centre http://bit.ly/dO68DN Community Sports Events http://www.birminghamourgames.co.uk/ Visit one of our wonderful parks http://bit.ly/f2sFxF Children’s Lives – An exhibition of children’s lives (Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery) March 24 – June 10 http://bit.ly/uDeP6H Style Africa […]

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Weekend events in Birmingham – April 21-22

By on 21/04/2012 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Looking for something to do in Birmingham this weekend? Try one of the suggestions below. Keep fit at your nearest leisure centre http://bit.ly/dO68DN Community Sports Events http://www.birminghamourgames.co.uk/ Visit one of our wonderful parks http://bit.ly/f2sFxF Children’s Lives – An exhibition of children’s lives (Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery) March 24 – June 10 http://bit.ly/uDeP6H Style Africa […]

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Media Watch – April 2

By on 02/04/2012 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Travellers sneak up on the rails… (Birmingham Mail) Cheeky travellers moved on to a site in Birmingham under the noses of workmen who were installing rails to stop them getting onto the land. When summer bites back (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham City Council's director of regulatory service Jacqui Kennedy offers tips […]

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Weekend events in Birmingham – March 24-25

By on 24/03/2012 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Looking for something to do in Birmingham this weekend? Try one of the suggestions below. Keep fit at your nearest leisure centre http://bit.ly/dO68DN Community Sports Events http://www.birminghamourgames.co.uk/ Visit one of our wonderful parks http://bit.ly/f2sFxF Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration (Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery) January 13 – March 25 http://bit.ly/sCP2hS […]

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Weekend events in Birmingham – March 10-11

By on 09/03/2012 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Looking for something to do in Birmingham this weekend? Try one of the suggestions below. Keep fit at your nearest leisure centre http://bit.ly/dO68DN Community Sports Events http://www.birminghamourgames.co.uk/ Visit one of our wonderful parks http://bit.ly/f2sFxF Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration (Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery) January 13 – March 25 http://bit.ly/sCP2hS […]

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