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Summer Holiday Guide

Looking for a summer holiday guide to activities and events happening in Birmingham and beyond?  We have you covered!  We have created a weekly day by day guide to the summer holidays.


1st August 2022

Commonwealth Games at National Memorail Arboretum 

Where? National Memorial Arboretum, DE13 7AR

How much? Free to enter.  £4 for parking.

The Arboretum is celebrating sport, service and the friendship between the nations and territories of the Commonwealth with activities and games for all ages. During your visit, why not explore the brand-new Sports in Service exhibition, take part in the Arboretum Games or try the new Commonwealth ARboretum augmented reality experience. You can also take on one of two Commonwealth Outdoor Escape Challenges or follow the Queen’s Baton Relay sticker trail around the Arboretum.  

For more information follow the link.


2nd August 2022

Minibeast Adventure at Kingsbury Water Park

Where? Bodymoor Heath Lane,B76 0DY,GB

How much? £4.50 per ticket

Go on a hunt into the woods and meadows to find the tiny creatures that live there!  Come on a minibeast hunting adventure using sweep nets, magnifiers and shaker sheets. The rangers will help you identify all manner of beautiful jumping, flying and crawling minibeasts found in the long grass, trees and bushes!  For more information follow the link.


3rd August 2022

David Walliams Awful Auntie Outdoor theatre

Where? Brueton Park, Solihull

How much? £13 per ticket

Awful Auntie by David Walliams, adapted for the outdoor stage by Heartbreak Productions, is a heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure.  For more information follow the link.


4th August 2022

Unicorn Poop Trail at Middleton Hall and Gardens

Where? Middleton Hall and Gardens, B78 2AE

How much? £7 per adult and £2 per child

Unicorns have visited Middleton and made a big mess everywhere! Collect all the letters to reveal the secret password.  Your ticket includes entrance to the Hall & Gardens and the Trail, so why not bring a picnic and make a day of it? For more information follow the link.


5th August 2022

Family Craft at the Coffin Works 


Where? Coffin Works, B3 1JP

How much? Family ticket £23

Free drop in craft activities every Friday over the summer holidays. Come and try your hand at some of the crafts inspired by the Coffin Works Factory. From hand stamping a necklace, to having a go at marbling inspired by our ledgers. All activities are free for museum ticket holders from 12-3pm.  For more information follow the link.

Marshmallows over Campfire

6th August 2022 6:30pm-9:30pm

Big Wild Pyjama Party at RSPB Sandwell Valley

Where? Sandwell Valley, Tanhouse Ave, West Bromwich

How much? £6.90-£10.50

Don your favourite PJs, grab a teddy bear and a blanket, pop on your wellies and come along for a family-friendly evening full of nature and wildlife fun in the great outdoors!  They'll be lots of activities including bug walks and moth trapping. Under the stars you can enjoy tasty snacks around the campfire, walk our nature trails by torchlight and discover the wildlife that uses the reserve at night.  For more information follow the link.

Rainbow Light Art

7th August 2022

FREE No Outsiders Festival: Fairy Dust Party! at Mac 

Where? Midlands Arts Centre, B12 9QH

No Outsiders Family Festival invites all 3 -10 year olds and their grown-ups to the Fairy Dust Party. The funky fairies will lead the children on an interactive playful adventure. They will fluidly transform into different characters whilst using a variety of artforms, song, dance, and spoken word to tell a story grounded in nature, well-being and authenticity before erupting into a disco party.  For more information follow the link.

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