Theatre in the Park

Tickets for Theatre in Warley Woods are now on sale. This year the play is Shakespeare’s Macbeth and is on Sunday August 3rd at 7.30 pm. The Trust welcome back Heartbreak Theatre who have put on some great plays over the last few years. They are a professional company and really do bring the performance to life!

Tickets are £12 each, £8 children and £35 for a family (2 adults and 2 children). You can buy tickets in the shop or online here.


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Blues at the Library

Fantastic night of blues at Thimblemill Library last night as part of the Jazz and Blues Festival. Steve here playing Jimi's Red House…


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Temporary lights Lightwoods Hill/Adkins Lane

Highways will be starting drainage diversion works along Lightwoods Hill / Adkins Lane and Bishopton Road on Monday 21st July / Tuesday 22nd July in advance of the Lightwoods Park and House Restoration contract works. The works will last for around 1 week and the roads affected will have 3 way temporary traffic lights installed.


This work is being carried out to resolve some of the water surface runoff and minor flooding issues we face during the wet periods across Lightwoods Park

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Fire safety

With the hot weather and the school holidays arriving more people will be having barbecues, taking holidays, and trips out into the countryside.

Smethwick Fire Service offer some useful tips on fire safety outdoors on our Fire Service page.

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How does he do it?

Another spectacular photograph from Simon Lea, a double rainbow over Warley Woods last night.


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Fully booked!

All Lightwoods House Tours are now fully booked but if would still like to see the internal of the house please email with your expression of interest before 5pm on 18th July and you will be placed on a waiting list for a potential second date of tours.

Thank you,



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The Blues Giants…

…led by the great Steve Ajao are looking to rock the Thimblemill library on Saturday night as part of the Birmingham Jazz and Blues Festival.

Here's a clip of Steve playing a solo from Willie Dixon's 'Backdoor Man'


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