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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.

Sheep Farm

8th August 2022

Encounter Farming: Summer Programme at Forge Mill Farm


Where? Forge Mill Farm, West Bromwich, B71 3SZ

How much? £18 for a family ticket


This summer, Forge Mill Farm has an exciting programme for visitors to encounter farming including learning more about our machinery, seeing where some of our food comes from, meeting the horses from around Sandwell Valley Country Park, discovering creepy crawlies and exploring the gorgeous sunflower field!  Each week there will be a new theme for you to come and discover with trails, craft activities, demonstrations plus all the usual fun on the farm!
For more information follow the link.


9th August 2022

West Midlands Police Museum

Where? The Lock-up, Steelhouse Lane, B4 6BJ  

How much? £25 for a family ticket

Discover what it was really like to spend time on both sides of the bars in our one-of-a-kind police museum, located in the heart of Birmingham.  Explore our Victorian lock-up that was built in 1891 and remained a working police cell block until 2016.    

Transport yourself back in time as you learn about two centuries of policing history.  For more information follow the link.

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10th August 2022

Outdoor theatre- Tall Tales: Goldilocks and the Three Bears at Blakesley Hall

Where? Blakesley Hall, B25 8RN

How much? Adult £9 and Children £5

Take part in an interactive telling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Come to the kitchen where Goldilocks tasted the bears’ porridge, see the chairs belonging to the Three Bears and find the beds that Goldilocks tried out.  Each storytelling experience will last approximately 45 minutes, with time for craft beforehand. An enchanted way to explore Blakesley Hall, this event is suitable for children aged 3-8 and accompanying adults. 

For more information follow the link.

Colorful Clown Balloon

11th August 2022

The Circus in the Trees - Unplug & Play family nature session at Castle Bromwich Hall and Gardens

Where? Castle Bromwich Hall and Gardens, B36 9BT

How much? £12 for a family ticket

Welcome to the Circus in the trees. Run away to the Circus for the day and swing from the trapeze, test your balance on the tightrope and discover if you have got what it takes to join the Circus in the Trees.

For more information follow the link.


12th August 2022

Free Fossil Detectives Backpack Trail at Lapworth Museum

Become a Fossil Detective as you discover fossils using the museum backpack.  Discover the tools needed by Fossil Detectives.  Explore and name fossil replicas.  Record your findings.  Earn a Fossil Detectives Certificate!

For more information follow the link.


13th August 2022

Sutton Coldifeld Community Games

Where? Wyndley Leisure Centre, B73 6EN

How much? £2.50 per person

This year’s weekend of sporting fun will take place on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August at Wyndley Leisure Centre.  The Games inspire health and happiness through physical activity. You can meet many local clubs in a fun and friendly environment, have a go and leave with a medal too.  

For more information follow the link.


14th August 2022

Free Antics Family Theatre Festival at Newhampton Art Centre

Where?  Newhampton Arts Centre, West Midlands, WV1 4AN

The fun day will be full of FREE theatre shows including comedy, puppets, magic and lots of mischief from the likes of Thingamajig, Ascension Dance, Talking Birds, Dangerous Dave, Curious Cargo and our MC and compere for the day Dreadlock Alien. They will also be series of FREE children's creative workshops running throughout the day to keep the whole family busy and entertained. And don’t worry if you start to feel peckish, food and drinks from our will be on hand with their yummy family friendly festival food.

For more information follow the link. 

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