Category: Events

Song of the Woods – 27 Nov, 6PM

Tiger Skins of Sunlight, a collection of movers, shakers and magic makers present ‘The Song of The Woods’. With a community willow lantern parade and singing from Ark Tindal Primary Academy and King’s Heath Primary school choir, we are holding…

Bees, Trees & Me, 24 May

There’s a buzz around Highbury Park in May! HPF, Highbury Orchard Community, Bee Keepers and friends invite you to Bees, Trees and Me, an artful celebration of bees and community, in the park on Saturday 24th May, 12-4 pm. There…

Revised Events Calendar

Our events calendar (originally posted in February) has two revisions: a cancellation of Cathy Clarke’s Blossom Walk this week, and the addition of Bees, Trees & Me on the 24th. We are hoping to add another event or three, but…

Book Launch & Social Event

* a double bill for your diary * Thursday November 7 at Moseley Exchange 7:00 – Book & Leaflet Launch – Birds of Highbury Park Paul Anthony (text) and Cathy Clarke (graphics) have collaborated on a wildlife book and booklet.…

Highbury’s future: the public consultation

The long-standing question of what to do about Highbury Trust is being addressed through a new proposal. The Trustees (Birmingham City Council) have published their ‘preferred option‘ for the future management, maintenance, and charitable activities of the Trust. Your participation…

Chamberlain gardens in the news

Highbury was mentioned in the Birmingham Post and Mail yesterday when Cllr. Mullaney, as Council Cabinet Member for Sports, Leisure and Culture, drew attention to last week’s vandalism of the stone viewing platform in the former Chamberlain gardens near Highbury…

Spring Foraging

Sunday’s foraging walk went very nicely. Alys Fowler led a group of 18 people through various parts of the park, collecting nettle, sorrel, and other herbs whilst also noting the edibility of bulrush, knotweed, dandelion and other plants. At walk’s…

Highbury restoration update

The Birmingham Conservation Trust website has a news item and three-minute interview about their options appraisal for the entire Highbury estate. An options appraisal is often a financial analysis, as was done by KPMG some years ago when BCC were…