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Paperback Theatre – Little but LIVE! in Moseley Park from 18.09.20 – 20.09.20

Paperback Theatre are delighted to present Little but LIVE! in Moseley Park from September 18th – 20th. Little but LIVE! is a new socially distanced performing arts festival with something for all the family. From Live Music to Open Air Shakespeare to Stand Up Comedy, Paperback Theatre are presenting an affordable, covid-secure chance for you to see some live Performing Arts before the weather sends us back indoors. ​

Each event will last no more than an hour and tickets for each performance are capped at £5 with kids going free for the morning shows. ​​

In order to help Paperback Theatre keep the event in line with the health and safety guidelines, tickets must be booked in advance. This will help the team manage their Track and Trace duties and also plan the seating layout for each event. ​

All events now on sale! Click on this link to book your tickets!

Moseley Misfits launch new guitar group

“We are launching a new guitar group for adults that are near the beginning of their playing/performing journey.”

For more details see here.

 

Countrymen Club at Balsall Heath City Farm

This project run by the St Pauls Trust would be glad to recruit new clients “ideally men 50+ and who find themselves isolated because of deteriorating physical or mental health or changing social conditions. The vision is to give them an opportunity to participate in healthy, active and social activities in a safe and supported farm environment to benefit their physical and mental wellbeing. We would also provide a free hot meal made on-site in our kitchens. A carer for the client would also be welcome to join the client at the farm if necessary.”

There is more information about how to contact the Club here.

Also, see this poster here. 

Black Country women civic pioneers – a new podcast from History West Midlands

Listen to the podcast here.

“In 1910 – eight years before women won the right to vote in parliamentary elections – the Black Country got its first woman councillor, when Ada Newman was elected to Walsall Borough Council. Between then and the outbreak of the Second World War, a further 49 women were elected to local councils across the Black Country. In total, these 50 women represented a vast swathe of political opinion in the area – as well as Conservatives, Liberals and Labour Party candidates, many were Independents, standing outside of the party system. Many were often the only woman councillor in their town, or one of only a tiny minority of women elected to represent their local area. Yet, through their work in local government, these pioneering women made a huge difference to the lives of local men, women and children in the Black Country.

In this podcast Anna Muggeridge looks at the experiences of some of the first women councillors here.”

 

Kings Heath Library is reopening

From Friday 4th September the Library is reopening for general book browsing and book returns and for limited computer bookings. (Computer bookings will be for a maximum of 45 minutes. To make a booking, call 0121 464 1515. Printing is available but please make sure you bring the correct money with you.)

Opening times:
Tuesday 10-12 & 2-4
Friday 10-12 & 2-4
Saturday 10-12 & 2-4

The Children’s Library remains closed.

“We are following Government COVID guidance but in particular please note you must wear a face mask (exemptions apply) whilst in the library & you will have to fill in a test & trace form.”