Bearwood Action for refugees presents….

The screening of a brilliant film The Public, at Thimblemill library on Tuesday with a discussion afterwards- should be both thought provoking and a call to action- more relevant now than ever.

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Superstar at Silvershine Jazz

A real Jazz superstar takes to the stage at Silvershine Jazz at Corks in Bearwood this Thursday (15th).

BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year, Xhosa Cole, who first picked up a saxophone at the Ladywood Community School of Music, an Andy Hamilton project. From there he took every opportunity to develop his skills including a stints in the fabulous MYJO and the National Youth Jazz Collective before going on to TV success where he showcased his own composition ‘Moving Ladywood’. For this gig Xhosa will be performing with the Blue Notes to play Andy Hamilton’s music and his own.  

Xhosa with Sandwell Mayor Ann Jaron



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Polling station review

Sandwell Council is required by law to conduct a periodic review of it’s polling stations. There is currently a consultation exercise taking place which could have an impact on polling stations in Abbey Ward.

Two changes being proposed include closing the polling station at St Hilda’s church hall and adding those voters to those at Abbey Infants School and closing Thimblemill Library polling station and relocating to Bearwood Road School.

Information on the review, and your opportunity to comment by 18th August can be found here.

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Jonathan’s in the Park presents…


Comes to Jonathans in the Park on 

Wednesday 7th and 14th August at 7pm

Direct from touring with The Proclaimers and fresh from his BBC interviews, Pete will be performing his one-man show.

Free entry.

 Irish Traditional Dinners on both evenings
at £12.95 pp

Booking for dinner is essential
so please call asap on  0121 4201888

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it’s judging week for the Bearwood front garden competition

The judges have more front gardens than ever to see with the biggest entry yet of 69!  See for yourself just how utterly gorgeous Bearwood’s Front Gardens are with our map – just click on the link to see where the entered front gardens are located:


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Friday, at Lightwoods House….

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July e-Bulletin

The July edition of the Bearwood e-Bulletin is available for downloading here

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