July 2012 Blog Posts (10)

Discover Highbury Park - a new guide and exhibition

(from the Floral Trail)

A new guide to encourage visitors to discover and explore historic Highbury Park has been published as part of King's Heath Floral Trail's entry into Britain in Bloom 2012. Artist Catharine Clarke and ecologist Ellen Pisolkar, who are both local residents, have collaborated to publish the first illustrated guide to this much loved park. And Catharine's illustrations for the guide are on display until 17 September at…


Added by Editor on July 26, 2012 at 11:02 — No Comments

Volunteers needed for Kings Heath Britain in Bloom

As you may know, Kings Heath has a Britain In Bloom judging day on Tuesday 7th August this year. This is the first time Kings Heath has made it into to National part of In Bloom and it is a great achievement for Kings Heath.
It is also a great opportunity to use the 'leverage' that this gives us to get Birmingham City Council, Centro, BT and other agencies to tackle a range of on-going problems in the KH area. For example we are hopeful that, possibly for the first time in…

Added by Oz on July 25, 2012 at 12:20 — No Comments

Kings Heath Library re-opening Saturday 21 July

Added by Editor on July 18, 2012 at 23:32 — No Comments

Wild about outdoor play

Warm up for the Olympics with a week of free activities for children in Kings Heath Park

Added by Editor on July 17, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

Kings Heath youngsters star in American drama at the Crescent

by Lucy Bailey, Stage2 Youth Theatre

This term we are staging Our Town by Thornton Wilder. Our…


Added by Editor on July 14, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

A big thank you to Floral Trail supporters in Kings Heath

Hi all

I wanted to share a message of thanks from Kate Smart, Kings Heath Town Centre Manager, for all the help and support given by local volunteers prior to Heart of England in Bloom judging day which took place on Wednesday (11th July).

KH is also being judged for the Britain in Bloom national competition in early August - more details on how & when you can help get our town ready for that are at the end of Kate's message:

"Dear Floral Trail…


Added by Lyndsey Michaels on July 13, 2012 at 11:28 — No Comments

World Unlimited in July

Hello, some superb gigs in July hopefully bringing some musical sunshine into your lives in the absence of summer, please let me know if you need any more info




12th Andrew Duhon + Kara Grainger: Hare & Hounds 7.30pm

The Folk/Blues of New Orleans songwriter, Andrew Duhon is joined by the Roots/Blues of Australian artist,…


Added by World Unlimited on July 10, 2012 at 12:07 — No Comments

Getting ready for Britain in Bloom judging - volunteers needed

Dear All

This is to let you know that Kings Heath is being judged by the Heart of England In Bloom judges on the afternoon of Wednesday 13th July. 
We need to get Kings Heath ready! 
We are therefore holding 2 action evenings on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th starting at 6.00 pm each evening at the BID Office at 1A Station Road above Vesey and Clarke. We hope to amass a large team to blitz all the weeds, graffiti, fly-posting etc from the High Street…

Added by Oz on July 9, 2012 at 23:09 — No Comments

Fletcher's Bar review

A welcome addition to Kings Heath's true High Street, the new Fletcher's Bar has opened in York Road. Looking not unlike an upmarket bistro/coffee shop from the outside, large windows and an intriguing ex-church doorway lead the way to its true identity, an upmarket ..er..bar. And a good one at that. The owners (Tracey & Brett) gave me a warm personal…

Added by Pauline O'Rourke on July 8, 2012 at 23:58 — No Comments

Thumbs up for Kings Heath town centre investment

Investment in Kings Heath town centre is set to continue after traders voted to pay extra business rates to fund improvements.

The scheme has already been running for five years and claims to have protected the High Street and side roads against the worst of the economic downturn.  The number of…


Added by Editor on July 2, 2012 at 18:09 — No Comments

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