Monthly Archives: May 2013

Volunteer Day cancelled

The Shakespeare Garden Volunteer Day at Lightwoods Park arranged for Saturday 18th May 2013 is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. The next volunteer day will take place on Saturday 15th June 2013 at 10.30am. Apologies for any inconvenience caused and … Continue reading

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Planning Applications

Just two Abbey Ward applications on this week’s list:

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Acting together to save money on your energy bills

People who live and work in Sandwell could save money on their energy bills by signing up to the Sandwell Energy Switch. By acting collectively, with as many ‘switchers’ as we can get, we can bargain with the energy companies to get … Continue reading

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Bearwood Handmade Summer Fair

The Bearwood Handmade Winter Fairs at St Mary’s Church Hall have become a regular feature of the Bearwood social calendar, and now, next month we are going to get their Summer Fair, with lots of homemade crafts, foods and other … Continue reading

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More of Ken’s brilliant photographs…

No event in Bearwood should go unmarked without a set of Ken Harrison's superb photographs, and his Mayday set contains some great photographs of the musicians. Here are a few of his shots from the day, many more can be … Continue reading

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City Centre tunnel closure

Some of you may remember the information posted on the Bearwood Blog a couple of months ago about the closure of the Birmingham City Centre tunnels over the summer. Well, now the City Council has set up a website with … Continue reading

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The thank you’s

I don’t like doing this because I always miss someone out and they feel unappreciated, so can I preface it by saying that I know I won’t cover everyone who contributed, but  hope you are captured here somewhere. So, in … Continue reading

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The last post…

…today on the festival. Just to share two beautiful photographs from Simon Lea. One taken last night as the stage lighting was tested, and one this morning, as Simon said, “during nature's own lighting test!”  

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What an incredible day!!

A combination of a wonderful event, the best weather England has seen for 8 months, some terrific musicians and that tremendous Bearwood community spirit, gave us an incredible May Day event in the park today. Tomorrow I will try to … Continue reading

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More pictures from the Festival…

  The crowds at midday… Bish Davies from Holocene – “A fantastic experience.” Like the shirt Bish.   MC Denis Seaton from Musical Youth with Team Bearwood volunteers

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