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October events
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Traditional Song Session - online

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Traditional Song Session - online During the lockdown the traditional song session will take place online. Traditional music sessions take place in pubs all over the city but traditional singing is also alive and well.
Virtual Event
Thu 3 Sep, Thu 1 Oct

Wightwick Manor and Gardens - Exhibition - The Art of the Arts and Crafts Garden

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To commemorate 100 years since the death of landscape painter Alfred Parsons, visit us from Monday 2 March onward, to see our exhibition celebrating the garden at Wightwick.
Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton WV6 8EE
Fri 25 Sep to Sat 24 Oct

Aled Jones Cathedral Tour

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40 years since Aled was a choirboy at Bangor Cathedral, he brings his special concert of music and stories to cathedrals throughout the UK As one of the classical world’s vocal powerhouses, Aled
Coventry Cathedral, Priory St, Coventry CV1 5FB
Sat 10 Oct

37th Knowle Fun Run - Postponed

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Join Solihull’s longest running Fun Run has been re-arranged - now with a choice of 5k or 10k Knowle Fun Run & KIDSruns and help raise funds for Solihull Hospital chairty, CLIC Sargent & other
Arden Academy, Station Road Knowle, Solihull B93 0PT
Sun 11 Oct

Secret Supper 2020

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Join us for a unique multi-dining experience where you’ll visit 3 different restaurants for 3 different courses, all around the Colmore Row area.
Lost & Found, Birmingham B2 5RS
Tue 13 Oct

Nobody

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Fast-paced and packed with visual magic, Nobody takes audiences young and old on a fantastical and spellbinding journey using Motionhouse’s renowned dance-circus style.
Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) Cannon Hill Park Queen’s Ride Birmingham B12 9QH
Thu 22 Oct to Sun 25 Oct

Four Seasons - Open Garden for NGS

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Stunning in all seasons. Suburban, S-facing ¼ acre, gently sloping to arboretum. 120 acers, 450 azaleas, bulbs, hellebores, camellias, perennials, begonias, bright conifers, topiary and shrubs.
Four Seasons, Walsall WS4 2EN
Sat 24 Oct and Sun 25 Oct

Nature Families (0-4)

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drop in session for babies and toddlers with messy and sensory play
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull B91 3HW
Mon 26 Oct

Bug Hunting (2+)

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Can you make your own web and find some creepy crawlies hiding out in the deep dark woods.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Tue 27 Oct

Hibernating Hedgehogs (2+)

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Find out about hedgehogs and their night time lives, what do they eat? Where are they in Winter? Plus make a mud hedgehog too!
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Tue 27 Oct

Autumn Colours (2+)

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How many colours can you find in nature? Look closely as the colours start to change, try your hand and bark rubbings and make a leafy lantern to take home.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Wed 28 Oct

Den buildling (5+)

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Would you be able to survive outside this winter? Come find out as you discover how to make a survival den in the woods, to keep warm and sheltered away from the cold.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Wed 28 Oct

Nature Tots - Halloween Spooks (2-4)

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why not dress up and come and play some spooky games. You will make some magic potions and learn which animals are brave enough to be out and about on halloween.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Fri 30 Oct

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