Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Shakespeare Garden

With the work coming to an end inside Lightwoods House, attention is moving to the restoration of the Shakespeare Garden….  

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The circus is back in town…

The circus has returned to Lightwoods Park, and will be there through to Sunday night. For tickets ring: 0750 0365 231 Check out http://www.charleschipperfieldcircus.co.uk/  

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Lightwoods House Tour

Monday, May 15th 2pm Post restoration tour of Lightwoods House This is an opportunity to go behind the scenes on a post restoration tour of Lightwoods House before the commercial spaces are occupied. The tour will take you around the … Continue reading

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Come to the Refu-Tea Party!

The Bearwood Action for Refugees RefuTea Party fundraiser in aid of Aegean Solidarity Network, is taking place at Thimblemill Library on Sunday (7th May) between 12-3pm. The event will be packed with live music, storytelling, spoken word, family activities and… … Continue reading

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Top award for Lightwoods House

Sympathetic restoration work to a Grade II listed Sandwell house has been recognised in a building excellence award. The Lightwoods House restoration scheme picked up the Best Public Building title in the West Midlands Building Excellence Awards. The house and … Continue reading

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There will be kazoos…

Two great acts this Saturday at Thimblemill Library. Blues singer Ann Duggan will be featuring songs from her new album Dust Upon the Wind. Supporting Ann will be the excellent Small Changes, with a line up of vocals, guitar, violin … Continue reading

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Two prosecuted for aggressive begging in Bearwood

West Midlands police report that Christopher Stewart aged 46 and Stephen Philips aged 39 appeared before Walsall and Aldridge Magistrates Court on 05/04/2017 for the offences of begging under the Vagrant Act 1824 and breach of Community Protection Notice under … Continue reading

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