Ride Active 2 with Big Birmingham Bikes

Where have all the bike riders on Welsh House Farm gone to?

Our latest Big Local Ride Active 2 free to attend event in conjunction with Big Birmingham Bikes is taking place tomorrow afternoon from 1.00pm-3.00pm at the MUGA on Selcroft Avenue B32 2DA.

You can also take part in a bike ride to Woodgate Valley Country Park led by an experienced lead cycling rider from Cycling UK if you feel comfortable riding within a group on public roads.

So come and RIDE ACTIVE 2 with Big Local and Big Birmingham Bikes tomorrow afternoon.

We are Energised on Welsh House Farm Live Blog

What a great start to the Welsh House Farm BigLocal Energise Festival, with various free to attend activities and workshops happening across the area for both young and old.

Our Energise Festival poster and timetable of activities was launched out to Welsh House Farm with Rise Community Sports twice daily Summer Sports Sessions giving young people opportunities to play various inclusive sports at the MUGA on Selcroft Avenue.

Young people from across Welsh House Farm have also been given the opportunity to sign upto various other workshops such as Streetestra music and dance from a local charity called On The Edge.

One of our main aims this Summer along with partner organisations is to bring more engagement with young people on other parts Welsh House Farm who don't normally come to organised activities in safe spaces.

Rise Community Sports have led the way by taking it's Summer Sports Sessions onto an unused bit of land on Welsh House Farm where upto 30-40 young people have been given the opportunity to play sports together and hold dance classes.

At the Haven Community Project yesterday where the Big Local office is based a local resident Cath Fletcher with support from her mother Jean and volunteers held a gardening and creative workshop for a large group 8 year olds.

To find out more about the Welsh House Farm environment action group members became Green Grafters see their Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/WHFGreenGrafters/

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Here's one of our community development workers Michael Thawe and Welsh House Farm Green Grafter having a go at decorating a plant pot at yesterday's crafting and gardening activity at the Haven Community Centre.

Hip-Hop Rap Poetry With Kurlys Poetry

Monday 7th August 2017 at Welsh House Farm Community School, Welsh House Farm Road, B32 2NG

Kurly delivers highly engaging Poetry and Hip Hop workshops in schools, youth clubs and community settings throughout the U.K.

He has taught English and Citizenship for a number of years and for almost a decade he's been helping children read, write and develop emotional literacy through poetry.

Limited places available so preference will be given to the first people who return their forms.
Download a booking form from HERE return to Haven Community Project, 54 Rilstone Road B32 2NG in an envelope marked 'Kurlys Poetry'

For more details and information contact our Community Development Worker Michael on 07387 645732 or email us directly from the contact us on this website.

Welsh House Farm Summer Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt – Thursday 17th August

Time: 10.00am-1.00pm (last entrance at 12.00pm)

Age: Any (supervision for under 11’s)

Venue: Haven Community Project (starting point)

Teams of 2-8 turn up to the Haven Community Project to receive your treasure. Lasting roughly an hour, travel round Welsh House Farm looking out for the clues we’ve put up to be able to work out the answer to unlock your treasure! There are prizes for every team that successfully solves the clues. Arrive any time from 10-12noon. Under 11’s must have an over 18 in a team. 12-15’s must have an over 16 in the team.

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A Play In A day

Play in a day – Tuesday 15th August

Time: 11.00pm-4.00pm (3.30pm performance for friends and family)

Age: 10-16

Venue: St Boniface Church

Produce a WHOLE play in just one day to perform to family and friends at 3.30pm-4.00pm. Have the chance to build a concept, write a script and practice a play all of the group’s design. No experience or knowledge in drama needed. There are 20 places available so booking early is advisable. Booking forms are available from The Haven Community Project, or by clicking this DOWNLOADABLE BOOKING FORM HERE or by phoning  Michael Thawe on 07387 645732. These booking forms need to be filled out and signed by parent/guardian before the date itself and handed in or posted to The Haven Community Project, 54 Rilstone Road. Its strictly first come first served  and the first 20 will be allocated places.

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