Spring is here at last... and lucky for you we have the perfect range of activities for you this April! We regularly update this blog with the latest events, activities and to let you know what's on this month in West Midlands.
We have compiled a list of family-friendly activities and those days where you just need a break, whether it be eating or drinking, there's something for everyone!
Touchwood has a whole host of free code-cracking activities to keep chocolate fans of all ages entertained this Easter! With a ‘code cracking challenge’ trail for youngsters and a chocolate-themed escape room for older guests, you can count on Touchwood to put a spring in your step.
Award-winning writer Evan Placey combines contemporary chills and gothic horror in his re-imaging of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story directed by Tessa Walker and performed by The Young REP.
During the Easter holidays Hilltop's lovely little lambs will be making some guest appearances at Hilltop Farm to meet their customers. They will be at Hilltop Farm on 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th & 27th April and will be available to hold and feed throughout each time slot.
Films such as Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Ratatouille, A Bug’s Life, Wall-E, Cars, Cars 2, Incredibles 2, Monsters Inc, Monsters University, Brave, Finding Dory, and Coco, will all have some of their most unforgettable musical moments performed live to a compilation of excerpts from the titles on a giant screen, in this this visually stunning, high-definition, multi-media show.
The UK's largest Gin & Rum Festival tour is coming to Birmingham! Get ready to be spoilt for choice with over 60 different Gins and 60 different Rums in an amazing venue for you to discover.
Bigger. Better. Bolder. Stourbridge Gin Festival 6 is coming YOUR way Spring 2019
A fun and emotional night culminating with a medley of George Michael's greatest and most loved songs for everyone to dance & sing along to. A musical journey of George's biggest hits celebrating his life and generosity, with 5% of the profits being donated to George Michael's Charities!
Come and have some fun discovering how to design and build your own woodland shelter that’s camouflaged, big enough for your team and waterproof…. ish!! The Rangers will be on hand to provide tips, materials and help. When all the shelters are built we will light a small fire and toast some marshmallows for our tasty S’mores. (Dairy free option available).
Moseley Arts Market happens on the last Saturday of each month between March and December. You'll find a range of high quality original work by artists, photographers, metal workers, jewelers, sculptors, textiles and glass artists, potters and woodworkers.
This is the greatest show! An amazing outdoor cinema experience at Bedwellty House in Tredegar with a showing of the movie that has sold out cinemas all over the world!
Come along and do some indoor shopping in the wonderful surroundings of Highbury Hall. From a variety of stalls selling lots of different crafts including prints, pottery, jewellery and lots more.
30km Family ride, 73 and 100km routes, with chip timing, around the Warwickshire and Worcestershire Lanes. All profits to the Marie Curie Hospice
Mountains on Stage is a film festival which aims to bring the mountains into cities with a selection of the world's best films related to mountain sports such as skiing, mountaineering, climbing or paragliding.
A selection of bars, street food trucks, designers, artist and handmade items as well as live music come together for long evenings of eating, dancing, shopping and then eating some more.
Free Radio Hits Live is BACK for another year! Ellie Goulding, James Arthur, Zara Larsson, The Vamps, Tom Walker, Mabel, Lewis Capaldi and HRVY are all set to perform this time at Free Radio Hits Live at Arena Birmingham!
Why not full-fill the thrill of the unknown and join Kings Norton Coaches this bank holiday weekend mystery day out special? Where you will enjoy visiting 2 locations, suitable for all ages and spend a few hours in each Mystery location.
Monthly markets showcasing the work of local designer makers. Expect a range of stalls with a broad selection of quality handmade products including ceramics, jewellery, paintings, and craft items.
Furbabies Cat Rescue Spring Fayre is back in a brand new location at the Longbridge Social Club. Including The Cat Shop, Furbucks, Ginger Cat Crafts, Raffle and Tombola and more goodies.
Paddling in Sutton Park is an induction event for you to try paddling and find out about Royal Sutton Coldfield Club. It costs £5 per person. Please indicate if you would like to go - so they can provide enough canoe coaches.
Sit down to a delicious afternoon tea and let The Wings Family entertain you with songs from Moulin Rouge, Les Misérables, Cats, Evita, Oliver, Blood Bothers, Jersey Boys, Annie, Grease and Matilda.
PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity – wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed.
Join some of the exceptionally talented students from the Birmingham Conservatoire for a lunchtime recital in the beautiful surroundings of the Round Room.
After a smashing 2018 Tour The Great British Gin Festival is coming back! Prepare to have your taste buds tantalised with over 100 of the best gins from around the world!
Take a Rum journey around the world, tasting rare and special craft rums from the West Indies, Cuba, South America & The United States. Alongside this, enjoy some amazing Reggae acts, performing all day.
This is the event for adventurous kids where you'll be happy for them to get covered in mud! The muddy trail is a fun-filled course of ever-changing obstacle challenges, water and mud. Ideal for those aged 4 and up.
In may we celebrate the amazing 'Cinco De Mayo' so Digbeth will pay homage to the Mexican special day by hosting an epic Tacos & Tequila Day – A big Street Food feast with some of best Tequila brands, tequila competitions, taco battles and Pinata championship!
Join the Georgian House Party and witness exciting sword-fighting duels and meet some glorious and gaudy Georgians. Learn about Aston Hall’s Georgians as we explore this grand old mansion’s rich history. Have a go at the art of fan flirting, experience what went on in coffee houses, and find out what secret messages a beauty patch can tell you.
Dinner and live music in the Edwardian Tearoom, plus the chance to experience our “Secrets of the Museum” tour.
Viva! are so excited to be returning to Birmingham for yet another epic vegan festival, and this year we are adding a little extra magic…
The tour of Winterbourne House and Garden, a spectacular Arts and Crafts garden will be led by the head gardener, Steve Haines and will include the rhododendron garden laid out in 1975 to commemorate Birmingham University’s centenary.
The tour of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens will be led by the senior horticulturalist, Wayne Williams and will include the rhododendron garden laid out in the 1840s in the American Garden designed by JC Loudon.
The Woof Run is a sponsored obstacle course where humans can run/walk with their best friend (their dogs!:) through the beautiful parkland of Brueton park, Solihull.
The UK’s largest event for parents-to-be, new parents, grandparents, babies and toddlers. The Baby Show is a unique family-friendly shopping and advice experience where you’ll find everything for pregnancy, bump, baby and of course you!
Treatz Sutton Coldfield's first year anniversary will have discounts and promotions including exclusive treats and desserts for everyone to enjoy.
Enjoy History? Love Art? Want a welcoming visit to the city's Museum? If you, a friend or family member is living with dementia, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery would love you to join their dementia-friendly tour and activity programme! Sessions run every month from May onwards.
You'll find a range of high quality original work by artists, photographers, metal workers, jewellers, sculptors, textiles and glass artists, potters and woodworkers.
The Prosecco and Gin Festival promises over 60 carefully selected gins and a bar dedicated to providing a large selection of sparkling wines and prosecco’s to choose from, as well as a selection of samples.
Voted 'BEST FAIR' by the Vintage Guide to London & the go-to place for the old-world home, The VINTAGE FURNITURE FLEA returns to Birmingham with twice as many traders! Atomic-prints to ornaments, cushions, crockery and glass - our homes are as retro as our wardrobes nowadays!
Alvechurch’s annual picnic in the park will include live music and a mix of stalls and events. A great family fun day out. Try Fruitfield’s delicious apple juice and orchard products!
Now in its 12th Year, UK Games Expo (UKGE) is the largest Hobby Games Convention in the UK. A fun event appealing to families and the general public as well as the enthusiast.
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