What's On In and Around West Midlands

August events

New Friendship Group - Harborne, Birmingham

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Looking to meet new people and make new friends? Then come along join us for a fun table top game session with friendly chat and a nice cup of tea coffee or soft drink.
Green Man 2 High Street Harborne Birmingham B17 9NE
Mon 13 Jun, Mon 11 Jul, Mon 8 Aug

New Friendship Group - Dudley, West Midlands

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Looking to meet new people and make new friends? Then come along join us for a fun quiz session with friendly chat and a nice cup of tea coffee or soft drink.
Toby Carvery Burnt Tree Island Tipton DY4 7UF
Tue 28 Jun, Tue 26 Jul, Tue 23 Aug

Den Building (5+)

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Discover how to make your very own shelter in the woods, will you be able to make it waterproof using just what you find in the woods?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Mon 1 Aug, Wed 24 Aug

Happy Hedgehogs (2+)

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Hooray for hedgehogs they're the best, come play some games and see why prickles are better than the rest.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Mon 1 Aug

Buzzy Bess and Beautiful Butterflies (2+)

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Use our nets to hunt for some beautiful butterflies and turn into a bee in a buzzing game.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Wed 3 Aug

Duck Tales (2+)

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We're off looking for ducks and we're going to have a quacking good time.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Wed 3 Aug

Nature tots - Animal Homes (2-4)

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Where does a badger live? What about a squirrel? Find out as you learn all about animals and their homes.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Fri 5 Aug

Magical Tea Party (2+)

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Journey with us to our magical woodland, concoct a magic potion, help out the fairy queen and make some mud trolls.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Mon 8 Aug

Tiny Pond Dippers (2-4)

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A special chance for our smaller guests to look in the pond. They will also go on a trail and play some froggy games.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Mon 8 Aug, Mon 22 Aug

We're going on a teddy adventure

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If you go down to the woods today you're sure of a big surprise, we'll be there with our teddy bears! Whipping up some woodland porridge, listening to stories and having a beary good time!
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Wed 10 Aug

Woodland Pirates (2+)

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Ahoy me hearties! We're going into the woods to search for hidden treasure, sail the seven seas and make our enemies walk the plank! Will you join the crew?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Wed 10 Aug

Nature Tots - Brilliant Bugs (2-4)

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Aren't bugs brilliant? What will you find on our great big bug hunt? Can you be the best buzzy bee and make lots of honey in our bugtastic game?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Fri 12 Aug

Burning Spear

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Winston Rodney, aka Burning Spear, is the quintessential Jamaican roots reggae singer. After losing artists like Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer, Peter Tosh, John Holt, Dennis Brown, Sugar Minott, Toots...
54 -52 Dale End B5 4RW
Sat 13 Aug

Bug Hunting (2+)

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Bugs come in all different shapes and sizes, can you tell your shield bugs from your leaf bug? See what you can find as we go on a bug hunt with nets and pots.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Mon 15 Aug

Woodland Adventure (2+)

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Come on a woodland adventure, what will we find there? Play our wacky woodland games and have a fun forest time.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Mon 15 Aug

Dinosaurs (2+)

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We're making mud fossils and playing loads of dinosaur games during this session fit for the next dino discoverer.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Wed 17 Aug

Pond dipping (4+)

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Come and discover what lurks in the murky depths of our pond, can you find the mysterious newt?
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Wed 17 Aug

The Festival of Quilts

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The Festival of Quilts is Europe’s ultimate quilting destination, featuring extraordinary galleries from international artists and groups, 700 competition quilts, an extensive programme of talks and
NEC Birmingham, North Avenue, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT
Thu 18 Aug to Sun 21 Aug

Nature Tots - Summer Fun for Tots (2-4)

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Join us for summer fun this holiday as we head out and about to have some really wild fun.
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3HW
Fri 19 Aug

Westacres - Open Garden for NGS

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¾ acre plant collectors garden with unusual plants and many different varieties of acers, hostas, shrubs. Woodland walk, large fish pool. Covered tea area with home-made cakes.
Westacres, Stourbridge DY7 5AN
Sat 20 Aug and Sun 21 Aug

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